What’s Happening in and Around Orlando This Weekend Ending 3/17

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Here’s what’s happening in Central Florida this weekend! On Friday, you will find us volunteering at Saint Cloud’s monthly Hipstoric celebration in downtown Saint Cloud. This month it’s Viva Florida 500 – and we’ll be celebrating Florida’s 500th birthday!

The City of St. Cloud is providing a birthday cake, which will be served by Mayor Rebecca Borders.  There will be a re‐enactment at the lakefront of Ponce de León’s landing in Florida, along with a cannon salute, museums open for tours, best-dressed Indian contest for kids, carriage rides, period music and more.

We will also be taking in the antique cars, food trucks and music including the St. Cloud Orchestra and an acoustic band which will perform on the stage on New York Avenue. The Fountain of Youth will be in front of A Finishing Touch where you can be picked up or dropped off by carriage for FREE, courtesy A Finishing Touch.

Oh, and we’ll also be celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day too, but not sure where yet, there’s so much to chose from!

Events through March 18th:
March 6-May 19: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival
March 8-17: Bike Week
| Daytona
§March 14-15: St Patrick’s Mighty Festival | Raglan Road shamrock
March 15: Hipstoric Food Trucks & More | St. Cloud, FL
March 15: Sean Kingston | Universal
March 15: Chubby Checker & the Wildcats | Epcot
March 15: Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival | Downtown Winter Park
March 15: Houston Astros vs. Pittsburgh Pirates | OCS
arch 15: Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets | WWOSC
March 15-17: MegaCon 2013 | OCCC
March 15-17 Elvis Fest Car & Motorcycle Show | Kissimmee, FL
March 16: Atlanta Braves vs. New York Yankees | WWOSC
March 16: Rodney Atkins with Uncle Kracker | SeaWorld
March 16: Matchbox Twenty | Universal
March 16: The Downtown Brew (Beer & Food) | DT Orlando
March 16: Kites Over Avalon | Avalon Park
§March 16: St. Patrick’s Day Festival & Chili/BBQ Cook-off |Ocoee shamrock
March 17: Sheryl Crow | SeaWorld
March 17: Houston Astros vs. Toronto Blue Jays | OCS
March 18: Arnold Palmer Invitational |Bay Hill
Every Sunday: The Orlando Farmers Market | Lake Eola

Staying in? Check out these Irish Recipes & Decoration ideas for a perfect Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration.

Want to know where the Easter Bunny will be? Subscribe to our blog, the Easter Event Guide will be posted soon!

Hope to see you around this weekend! Have fun and be safe!

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