Universal's Mardi Gras 2018 (Photo: Universal Orlando)

Did you know AAA has rated Orlando the No. 1 Spring Break destination for 2018? And why shouldn’t it be? The sun alone makes Northerners flock to the city. Add in theme parks, water parks and special spring events, and it’s an excellent place to spend a week. Here are Orlando Fun Tickets top picks for Spring Break 2018:

Mardi Gras
If you’re looking for a party this spring break, look no further than Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando. Hailed as Florida’s biggest party, Mardi Gras features the best of the Big Easy including authentic Cajun food, live concerts, a recreation of New Orleans French Quarter, parades, and lots and lots of beads.

Seven Seas Food Festival
SeaWorld Orlando invites you to fill up your belly this Spring Break with the Seven Seas Food Festival. Enjoy street-food dishes from around the world, plus craft beer at this weekend-only festival. The Seven Seas Food Festival also features live performances from some top names in music.

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival
Experience spring in full bloom this Spring Break during the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival at Walt Disney World Resort. Spring Breakers can enjoy Disney-themed topiaries, wildlife habitats, exhibits, garden-themed food and beverages and the popular Garden Rocks concert series.

Cool Off at a Water Park
Orlando water parks will be opening just in time for Spring Break shenanigans. Enjoy thrill rides, wave pools, and lazy rivers for the entire week at Universal’s Volcano Bay, Aquatica, LEGOLAND Florida Water Park, and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach.

Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Show
All of the excitement of Orlando’s water parks and festivals may get you a bit hungry. Enjoy dinner and a master show at Sleuth’s Mystery Dinner Show. The interactive dinner show will have you laughing and interacting as the actors attempt to solve the murder mystery of the night. This dinner show is a great way to end a fun-filled Orlando day.