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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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Tuesday, April 16

AIDS Walk Orlando Music, entertainment and guest speakers raising funds and awareness for the Hope and Help Center of Central Florida. 8-11 am; Walt Disney Amphitheater, Lake Eola Park, Rosalind Avenue and Washington Street; free; 407-246-2827; aidswalkorlando.com.

Sanford Mini Masters Miniature golf tournament throughout downtown Sanford. noon-5 pm; Celery City Craft, 114 S. Palmetto Ave., Sanford; contact for price; historicdowntownsanford.com.

Thursday, April 18

IOA Corporate 5K 5K race for Florida's corporate community. 6:45 pm; Track Shack, 1104 N. Mills Ave.; free; 407-898-1313; corporate5k.com.

April 19-21

Asteria Arts & Music Festival Music festival on secluded grounds in a nature preserve, with between-show activities like basketball, volleyball, hiking, biking and more. Camping or glamping available. Asteria Arts & Music Festival Grounds, 5000 Firetower Road, Haines City; $20-$1,000; asteriamusicfestival.com.

Saturday, April 20

Baked Fest A limited ticket affair including Ten 10 Brewing Company beers being used as an ingredient. 1-5 pm; The Thirsty Topher, 601 Virginia Drive; contact for price; 407-491-4342; facebook.com/thethirstytopher.

Central Florida Earth Day Earth Day festival featuring healthy living and eco-friendly exhibitions, environmental education, vendors, crafts and more. 10 am-6 pm; Lake Eola Park, East Central Boulevard and North Eola Drive; free; cfearthday.org.

Orlando Beer & BBQ Festival Noon; Dezerland Action Park, 5250 International Drive; free; 321-754-1700; dezerlandactionpark.com.

April 21-27

Winter Park Paint Out Live painting event featuring 25 professionally-acclaimed artists. Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-647-6294; polasek.org.

World Ballet Competition Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive; $30-$100; 407-685-9800; worldballetcompetition.com.

Friday, April 26

Whiskey Business Whiskey, craft beer and lite bite samplings with live music and burlesque entertainment. A portion of proceeds benefit The Barber Fund. 6-10 pm;Cheyenne Saloon and Opera House, 128 W. Church St.; $20-$80; 407-839-3000; orlandoweeklytickets.com.

April 26-27

Florida Funk Fest Funk music festival featuring headliner Erykah Badu. 4-11 pm; Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 W. Colonial Drive; $50-$400; 407-295-3247; centralfloridafair.com.

German Fest German food, beer and music acts. 5-10 pm; German American Society of Central Florida, 381 Orange Lane, Casselberry; $5-$95; 407-834-0574; orlandogermanclub.com.

Saturday, April 27

Hannibal Square Heritage Center Folk & Urban Art Festival A celebration of Central Florida's richly diverse culture through art, music, food and more. 10 am-4 pm; Hannibal Square Heritage Center, 642 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-539-2680; cityofwinterpark.org.

Science of Wine A scientific exploration of wine, with presentations on growing and tasting plus more than 150 wines to sample. 7-10 pm; Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St.; $110-$125; 407-514-2000; osc.org.

April 27-28

Cocoa Beach Uncorked Two-day celebration of food, wine and craft beer on the shores of Florida's Space Coast. Noon-4 pm; Alan Shepard Park, 211 E. Cocoa Beach Causeway, Cocoa Beach; $65-$85.

Mount Dora Blueberry Festival 9 am-5 pm; Donnelly Park, N. Baker Street and E. Fifth Avenue, Mount Dora; free; 352-217-8390; mountdorablueberryfestival.com.

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