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February Events in Orlando, Florida

There are plenty of events in Orlando during the month of February, including the Mount Dora Art Festival, Silver Spur’s Rodeo, Central Florida Fair and Plant City’s ever popular Strawberry Festival.

FESTIVALS AND EVENTS CALENDAR

February 01, 2009: Latin Sundays at Old Town
Every Sunday in February from 2 – 8pm enjoy authentic Spanish food while enjoying a live Latin band on the main stage.
More info: 407-396-4888
Free admission for concert

• February 05, 2009: 1st Thursday’s
Themed happy hour on the first Thursday of each month at the Orlando Museum of Art from 6pm – 9pm.
More info: 407-896-4231 x 260.
Admission charge.

February 05, 2009: Streetmosphere
Enjoy the Russian born members of CirqueMosphere as they perform feats of Mime, magic, juggling and balancing at Uptown Altamonte. Two shows start at 7:30 pm and 8:30 pm.
More info: 407-571-8180
Free admission

February 06 – 15, 2009: ArtsFest
A celebration of Free Arts and Culture Events in the Orlando Area. Local arts and culture from the Central Florida community.
More info: 407-628-0333
Free admission

February 06, 2009: Friday Night Live
Friday nights at Uptown Altamonte, from 7 – 9 pm enjoy outdoor entertainment in a beautiful setting. Local artists perform Jazz, Pop, Big Band and Contemporary music weekly.
More info: 407-571-8180
Free admission

• February 07, 2009: Downtown Concert Series
Free concert in Downtown Orlando at City Hall Plaza from 4:00pm – 10:00pm featuring America.
More info: 321-281-2000
Free admission

February 07, 2009: Cars for the Cure
This auto show extravaganza is held to benefit the American Lung Association. The annual event will be held at Colonial TownPark in Heathrow/Lake Mary. VIP and pre-show events are available.
Free admission

February 07, 2009: Jazzed in Sanford
Monthly Jazz Concert series held the first Saturday of the month in Magnolia Square, downtown Sanford from 4 – 7pm.
More info: 407-688-5004
Free admission

February 07 – 08, 2009: Mount Dora Arts Festival
Annual festival in downtown Mount Dora attracts over 275 artists from around the world. One of the area’s largest arts festivals is held the first weekend of February.
More info: 352-383-0880
Free admission

February 07 – 08, 2009: Osceola Art Festival
Held at the Valencia’s Osceola Campus, this annual festival features fine arts from local and visiting artists.
More info: 407-846-6257
Free admission

February 08, 2009: Latin Sundays at Old Town
Every Sunday in February from 2 – 8pm enjoy authentic Spanish food while enjoying a live Latin band on the main stage.
More info: 407-396-4888
Free admission for concert

Through February 15, 2009: ArtsFest
A celebration of Free Arts and Culture Events in the Orlando Area. Local arts and culture from the Central Florida community.
More info: 407-628-0333
Free admission

February 12, 2009: Movie in the Park
Enjoy a family movie on the second Thursday of the month at City Hall in Lake Mary.
More info: 407-585-1400
Free admission

February 12, 2009: Popcorn Flicks in the Park
Each month the Enzian Theater features free movies on the second Thursday of the month at Central Park.
More info: 407-629-1088
Free admission

February 12, 2009: Alive After Five
The second Thursday of each month in downtown Sanford, enjoy themed entertainment and activities.
More info: 407-302-2586
Admission charge

February 12 – 15, 2009: Ola Fest
The Annual Orlando Latin American Film & Heritage Festival.
Free admission

February 13, 2009: Music in the Galleries
In addition to free admission to the Morse Museum of American Art every Friday evening from 4 – 8pm from the beginning of November till the end of April, each month the museum will also feature live music in the galleries. Tonight’s performance: Beautiful Music Muse Duo (classical guitar and flute)
More info: 407-645-5311
Free admission

February 13, 2009: Friday Night Live
Friday nights at Uptown Altamonte, from 7 – 9 pm enjoy outdoor entertainment in a beautiful setting. Local artists perform Jazz, Pop, Big Band and Contemporary music weekly.
More info: 407-571-8180
Free admission

February 13 – 15, 2009: Orlando Spring Design and Remodeling Home Show
Visit the Orange County Convention Center to preview products and services to assist you in any phase of your remodeling project.
Admission charge

February 13 – 22, 2009: Osceola County Fair
Held Osceola Heritage Park. Enjoy midway rides and carnival games during the ten day event. There will also be educational, agricultural, horticultural, livestock events along with auctions, food and rodeo.
More info: 321-697-3050
Admission charge: $5.00 for adults, $3.00 children 5-11

February 15, 2009: Latin Sundays at Old Town
Every Sunday in February from 2 – 8pm enjoy authentic Spanish food while enjoying a live Latin band on the main stage.
More info: 407-396-4888
Free admission for concert

February 15, 2009: Daytona 500
Annual running of the world’s most famous stock car race. The opener to the 2009 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series season will feature the best stock car drivers in the world as drivers fight for NASCAR’s most coveted win.
More info: 386-253-7223
Admission charge: Varies with seating and events

February 16, 2009: Storytelling at Leu Gardens
Stories at 3 times for different aged children on the third Monday of the month.
More info: 407-246-2620
Free admission

February 19, 2009: Streetmosphere
Enjoy the Russian born members of CirqueMosphere as they perform feats of Mime, magic, juggling and balancing at Uptown Altamonte. Two shows start at 7:30 pm and 8:30 pm.
More info: 407-571-8180
Free admission

February 19 – 22, 2009: Mount Dora Music Festival
Enjoy artistic programs that include classic rock, cool country, folk music, jazz, classical and big band. The two day event is held at the Mount Dora Community Center.
More info: 352-383-2627
Admission charge

February 19 – 22, 2009: Central Florida Boat Show
The International Boat Show comes to the Orange County Convention Center for 4 days showcasing boats of all shapes and sizes.
Admission charge $8. Children under 15 are free when accompanied by an adult.

February 20, 2009: Cinema in the Park
Family movies on the third Friday of each month at Centennial Park in Sanford. Bring the family and a blanket or chairs for the 7:00pm showing of this month’s movie.
More info: 407-688-5004
Free admission

February 20, 2009: Movie in the Park
Free family movies on the third Friday of each month at Candyland Park in Longwood. Bring the family and a blanket or chairs for the 7:00pm showing of this month’s movie.
More info: 407-260-3484
Free admission

February 20, 2009: Spring Movie Classic
Enjoy a special springtime movie special. This family movie can be seen at City Hall in Lake Mary.
More info: 407-585-1400
Free admission

February 20, 2009: Friday Night Live
Friday nights at Uptown Altamonte, from 7 – 9 pm enjoy outdoor entertainment in a beautiful setting. Local artists perform Jazz, Pop, Big Band and Contemporary music weekly.
More info: 407-571-8180
Free admission

February 20 – 22, 2009: Antiques Show & Sale
The Council of 101 will be presenting their annual antiques show and sale at the Orlando Museum of Art106.
More info: 407-896-4231
Admission charge: $10

February 20 – 22, 2009: Extravaganza at Renninger’s
Three times a year during the 3rd weekends of November, January and February, thousands of antiques will be on display at Renninger’s Florida Twin Markets in Mount Dora. Purchase a daily or 3 day pass.
More info: 352-383-8393 or 1-800-522-3555
Admission charge: varies by day

February 20 – 22, 2009: Silver Spurs Rodeo
122 annual event of the largest rodeo in the Southeast. Sixty of the rodeo’s top cowboys perform. More info: 407-67-RODEO

February 20 – 22, 2009: Winefest XVIII
Annual event held at Lakeridge Winery features live music, food, wine arts & crafts.
More info: 1-800-768-9463
Admission charge: $2.00

February 21, 2009: Worship Under the Stars
Annual event at Cranes Roost Park. Come and experience this wonderful evening of powerful music in an inspirational atmosphere for the entire family. From 6pm – 10pm.
More info: 407-571-8180
Free admission

February 21 – 22, 2009: Downtown Art & Living Expo
An exciting weekend of art, music, fun and artists at the t Lake Eola Park & Amphitheater in Downtown Orlando.
More info: 407-592-0002
Free admission

February 22, 2009: Blues-B-Q
Annual event in downtown Orlando at Lake Eola Park. Enjoy blues music and barbecue.
Admission charge

February 22, 2009: Latin Sundays at Old Town
Every Sunday in February from 2 – 8pm enjoy authentic Spanish food while enjoying a live Latin band on the main stage.
More info: 407-396-4888
Free admission for concert

February 26, 2009: Velvet Sessions
Rock & Roll Happy Hour held the last Thursday of the month at the Hard Rock Hotel, Universal Orlando.
Admission charge varies according to the month’s theme.

February 26, 2009: DOP Social
Downtown Orlando Partnership holds their monthly social at different locations on select dates.
More info:
Minimal admission price generally includes a complimentary drink.

February 26 – March 08, 2009: Florida Strawberry Festival
Held at the Plant City Festival Grounds – The Florida Strawberry Festival is a celebration of strawberries that dates back to 1930. The festival features daily entertainment by some of music’s biggest stars. Events and exhibits of the popular festival include agriculture shows, livestock, a baby contest, and the Midway featuring over 60 rides. Competitions range from cook offs, clogging and strawberry shortcake eating contests.
More info: 813-754-1996
Admission charge: Charge varies by date & event

February 27, 2009: Friday Night Live
Friday nights at Uptown Altamonte, from 7 – 9 pm enjoy outdoor entertainment in a beautiful setting. Local artists perform Jazz, Pop, Big Band and Contemporary music weekly.
More info: 407-571-8180
Free admission

February 27 – March 08, 2008: Bike Week
The “World’s Largest Motorcycle Event” roars in to Daytona Beach for 10 days. Activities include motorcycle shows and exhibits, concerts, racing at Daytona International Speedway and festivities on Main Street. Admission charge: Charges vary by event

February 28, 2009: Posh Pooch Festival
Enjoy a day with your puppy at Celebration Town Center. There will be a look-a-like contest, doggie and human fashion show, have your picture taken with your puppy and ride the Celebration Doggie Train. There will be booths containing information about dog nutrition, health and pet adoption.
More info: 407-566-2200
Free admission

February 28, 2009: Kissimmee Festival of Rhythm & Blues
The largest concert at the Kissimmee Lakefront Park, the Festival of Rhythm & Blues offers a variety of Rhythm and Blues, Gospel, Jazz, Caribbean and African musical styles. To enhance the festive mood, storytellers, crafters, ethnic foods, and black history displays showcase local and nationally recognized African American artists.
More info: 407-847-3174

Information courtesy of About.com

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