Top Things to Do

2017 is already shaping up to be a thrilling year for Orlando theme parks. With lots of new rides and attractions announced already we wouldn’t think there could be more fun going on. However, each year the parks put on several different festivals ranging from food to flowers. Here are the top festivals coming to Orlando theme parks:

SeaWorld Orlando’s Seven Seas Food Festival – SeaWorld Orlando is hosting the first ever Seven Seas Food Festival kicking off this February 11 through May 13. The festival will take gusts on a culinary adventure with new Asian, Latin, European, Polynesian and Middle Eastern flavors as well as local craft beers and live performances from top country, rock and Latin music artists. Artists include Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lee Brice, Bill Engvall, Styx, Justin Moore, ZZ Top, Phillip Phillips, Village People and more.

Universal Orlando’s Rock the Universe – This summer, Universal Orlando will rock out with the return of the Rock the Universe Christian music festival. Fans can hear songs from Christian music’s brightest stars and enjoy a weekend of faith and fun on Universal’s many rides, shows and attractions.

Busch Gardens Tampa’s Food & Wine Festival – Uncork the flavors of wines, craft beers and more every weekend in March and April during the Food & Wine Festival at Busch Gardens Tampa. Guests can enjoy several experiences like animal encounters and festival games to horticulture masterpieces and even live concerts from the best in pop, soft rock, Latin, country, contemporary and classic music. Headliners include Daughtry, Andy Grammar, Goo Goo Dolls, Kool & The Gang, Young the Giant, and more.

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival – Epcot is blooming this spring with the annual Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Beginning March 1 - May 29, the flowery festival will offer new gardens, character topiaries and the always popular Outdoor Kitchens, with two new kitchens to try.

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is hands down one of our favorite festivals of the year. Beginning August 31 and running through November 13, the foodie festival will bring global culinary creations, celebrity chefs, premium events, Eat to the Beat concerts and more for 75 days of fun.