It’s no joke, April Fools’ Day is back again with hoaxes, pranks and good-natured fun. Do you plan on leaving the cool environment of your air conditioned home to go out and enjoy the weekend in beautiful Orlando? Here are some things to do, if so.
Dirty Dancing in the Orlando Streets
If you enjoyed the cinema classic Dirty Dancing, then this is the event you and your dancing shoes have been waiting for. The show gallivants around the stage at the Walt Disney Theater, part of the Dr. Phillips Center, during this live-action version of the film.
TB Rays vs. Atlanta Braves Spring Training
Catch one of the last few Major League Baseball spring training games before the regular season begins April 3rd. The Braves have been playing ball at Champions Stadium in Disney’s Wide World of Sports this year and will play the Tampa Bay Rays at 1:05 p.m. this April Fools’ Day.
Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival
Enjoy the spring season with blooms of fragrant flowers and other garden delights. The April Fools’ Day weekend is also “Art in the Garden” weekend at the festival where you can “View nature through the eyes of “Plein Air” artists and appreciate one-of-a-kind Disney works of art on display within the World Showcase from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.”
Orlando Predators Arena Football League Opener
Our hometown AFL team, the Orlando Predators kick off their 25th season on April Fools’ Day. (Friday, April 1st at 7:30 p.m.) Watch as they start the season against local rival the Tampa Bay Storm.
Downtown Orlando Food Tour
This event is not actually on April Fools’ Day, but April 2nd is close enough, right? Starting at 2 p.m. in the Central Business District of downtown Orlando, the food tour will tickle your taste buds with numerous samplings from all the best local restaurants and food establishments.
Things to Do in Orlando This April Fools’ Day Weekend: Have Fun!
We realize it can be difficult to get out of the cool air conditioning sometimes, but don’t be a fool this April Fools’ Day weekend — get out and have some fun! Contact us anytime if your AC tries to prank you.