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Every festival we know about happening in Orlando spring 2019 

Our guide to the best reasons to leave the house between now and May 26

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Sunday, March 24

Mexican Food Festival Featuring Mexican art, food, tequila cocktails, music, dancing and more 1-6 pm; Gaston Edwards Park, 1236 N. Orange Ave.; $10-$15;

Salsa y Sazón Enjoy culinary delights, artisan crafts and live music. Noon; Seneff Arts Plaza, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $15; 844-513-2014;

Will's a Faire Outdoor vintage and handmade art market with live music, drinks, food and more. 1 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; free;

Monday, March 25

Taste of Lake Mary Gourmet food and wine tasting alongside live entertainment. 5:30-8 pm; Orlando Marriott Lake Mary, 1501 International Parkway, Lake Mary; $55; 407-995-1100;

Wednesday, March 27

UCF Vegfest A festival celebrating and promoting a vegan lifestyle. Includes guest speakers, vegan food, yoga, vendors, raffles and more. 4-10 pm; University of Central Florida, Memory Mall, 4000 Central Florida Blvd.; free; 954-778-5775.

Friday, March 29

Festival of Fine Arts & Flowers A museum-wide showcase combining awe-inspiring fresh floral Art in Bloom arrangements inspired by works from the Orlando Museum of Art's permanent collection and current exhibitions. 10 am-5 pm; Orlando Museum of Art, 2416 N. Mills Ave.; $15; 407-896-4231;

Retro Game Night: College Edition Represent your alma mater at this college-themed Retro Game Night. Play treasured games from the past and show off your skills. 7 pm; Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd.; $8; 407-836-7046;

Sideline Wine & Dine Enjoy wine and bites in the suites at Camping World Stadium. 7-10 pm; Camping World Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Place; $75-$90; 407-423-2476;

Saturday, March 30

Community Chalk Art Festival Live chalk painting dedicated to the local community's diversity. 10 am-5 pm; Carrabba's Italian Grill, 5475 Gateway Village Circle; free.

Fort Christmas Bluegrass & Backyard BBQ Fest Barbecue contest for best chicken and St. Louis pork-style ribs. 10 am-5 pm; Fort Christmas Historical Park and Museum, 1300 Fort Christmas Road, Christmas; free; 407-254-9310;

Longwood Pirate Seafood Festival Festival filled with vendors, mermaids, a pirate village, great music, a pirate ship for kids to climb and a shark ride. An assortment of ocean delights are available, along with beer and wine. 11 am-7 pm; Reiter Park, 301 W. Warren Ave., Longwood; free; 352-217-8390;

Soundwalk A nature excursion where participants are encouraged to listen to the environment and take in its sounds. 11 am-12:30 pm; Mead Garden, 1300 S. Denning Drive, Winter Park; donation; 407-623-3342.

World Food Festival Culinary delights from around the world, cultural performances, vendors and more. Noon-7 pm; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free; 407-571-8863;

Sunday, March 31

Arab Fest Cultural heritage festival celebrating Arabic art, food and traditions. 11 am-7 pm; Lake Eola Park, Eola Drive, North Eola Drive and East Robinson Street; free;

Poca's hottest sauce cook-off Annual cook-off using Poca's Hottest sauces, along with live music, a taco bar and more. 2 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $15-$40;

Private Gardens of Historic Orlando Tour Self-guided tour of 10 gardens in the Lake Eola Heights Historic District. 12-5 pm; Broadway United Methodist Church, 406 E. Amelia St.; $20-$25; 407-841-8902.

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