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April 2013 Events in Orlando

There’s always something going on in sunny Orlando. April has a wide range of events and festivals. Check out our list of upcoming events and start planning your next trip!

Below are upcoming events for April:

April 1-30: Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival
Epcot’s 20th Annual Epcot International Flower & GardenFestival features plenty of new things to see in 2013. Throughout the 75-day festival, which began March 6, Epcot guests will be treated to new topiaries, garden displays, seminars by celebrity HGTV designers, a stellar line-up for the Flower Power Concert Series and a gorgeous butterfly house.
April 1-20: Universal Orlando Mardi Gras
It’s the most spectacular celebration of the Big Easy spirit outside of New Orleans itself – Mardi Gras at Universal Studios. Bring the whole family for a party filled with music and fun as only Universal Orlando Resort can throw. You’ll enjoy live concerts, a dazzling parade, colorful street performers, authentic Cajun food, and beads by the handful!
April 5-14: Florida Film Festival
The 22nd annual Florida Film Festival will include over 160 films along with special guests and events. See event website for locations.
April 13: Brews Around the Zoo
Sample a variety of craft beers from around the world along with wine, regional cuisine, and music at the Central Florida Zoo from 6-10 pm.
April 13, 20, 27: SeaWorld’s Viva la Musica
SeaWorld Orlando is hosting a Latin festival featuring live music and authentic cuisine. Festival is included with normal SeaWorld admission.
April 14, 20, 27: Busch Gardens Tampa Viva La Musica
Viva La Music features food, drink, music and fun for the entire family, bringing together live salsa and merengue performances from award-winning Latin artists, authentic arts and crafts, and regional Latin cuisine.  Festival is included with Busch Gardens admission.
April 27: Waves of Glory
Wet ‘n Wild presents an amazing day of fun, faith, and fellowship at the biggest Christian music Battle of the Bands in Central Florida. 
April 27-28: The 2013 Great American Pie Festival
Celebration, Florida will host thousands of pie-lovers and bakers during this two day pie festival featuring the Never-Ending Pie Buffet, pie decorating, pie art, and a pie eating contest.
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