Festivals and Events
Discover Kissimmee Festivals & Events
See what’s happening and get ready to celebrate!
Parades, concerts, art fairs, foodie events, or seasonal celebrations: Whatever your interest, a festival of fun is always waiting for you in and around Kissimmee. Several different areas host a range of events, from action-packed festivals at the theme parks to spirited small-town events in historic downtown Kissimmee, St. Cloud, and Celebration. So check back often to see what’s new and coming soon!
Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando
Celebrate big with Universal’s Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval.
Join the parade during Florida’s biggest party of the year. Happening through April 16, 2023, Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando™ features epic parades, a full lineup of live music and concerts, and delicious flavors from the Louisiana bayou to the Brazilian coast. Party beads included!
EPCOT Flower & Garden Festival
Stop and smell the roses at the EPCOT® International Flower & Garden Festival.
This annual event kicks off in early March 2023 and runs through June. The vibrant flower beds and larger-than-life topiaries make for irresistible photo ops, and you can also enjoy an enticing lineup of food booths, outdoor kitchens, live music concerts, and more.
Classic Car Show
Cruise into Old Town for the 33rd Anniversary of the Classic Car Show & Cruise.
This celebration of America’s longest running weekly car show and cruise will feature a drive down memory lane with show-quality hot rods, street rods and antiques. Stick around Old Town Kissimmee for family-friendly entertainment, giveaways, and more.
Enjoy a revelry-filled feast for the senses at Orlando Carnival.
This Caribbean-American carnival celebration is full of colorful costumes, infectious rhythms, and delicious flavors. Get ready for parades, parties, pageantry, and artful street vendors. Orlando Carnival will be held over Memorial Day weekend (May 26-28) at Dezerland Park.
Shop for art and décor at Promenade Plaza Thursdays.
The Promenade at Sunset Walk hosts this outdoor event every Thursday evening starting at 6 PM. Browse the best vendors from across Central Florida to take home unique art and décor, plus listen to live music as you shop.
Spring Festivals and Events in Kissimmee
Celebrate spring while enjoying a world of delicious food, beautiful blooming plants, colorful art, and entertainment galore.See Events
Get Festive at Mardi Gras
Through April 16, experience Universal's Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval. See parades, listen to live music and sample flavors inspired by Carnaval celebrations from around the world.
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