Plan your weekend with these events in Central Florida

File: Blueberries.
File: Blueberries.

ORLANDO, Fla. – It will be beautiful beach weather this weekend, but if you're looking for something else to do besides hitting the sand, give these eight events around Central Florida a try. 



Melbourne Air & Space Show

March 30, 9 a.m. gates open
March 31, 9 a.m. gates open

Orlando-Melbourne International Airport


Fort Christmas Bluegrass and Barbecue Festival

March 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Fort Christmas
1300 N. Fort Christmas Road

Bring along blankets, chairs and a picnic, or sample the menus from food trucks at this festival. 

Florida Blueberry Festival

March 30, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

3011 Formosa Gardens Blvd. 

Kissimmee is the new home to the Florida Blueberry Festival. 

Longwood Pirate Festival

March 30, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Reiter Park

Enjoy music, seafood, kids' activities and a mermaid appearance. 

Kowtown Festival

March 30, noon to 5 p.m. 

Kissimmee Lakefront Park
201 Lakeview Drive

Eat the region’s top barbecue while enjoying live music and beautiful scenery. 

World Food Festival

March 30, noon to 7 p.m. 

Cranes Roost Park
Altamonte Springs

Sample food from more than 40 countries. 

Yoga in the Dark

March 30, 8:30 p.m. 

Lake Eola Park

This annual event allows yogis a chance to practice under the stars.


Private Gardens of Historic Orlando

March 31, noon to 5 p.m. 

Tour 10 beautiful gardens at homes in the Lake Eola Heights Historic District. $20 due in advance. 

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