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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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Friday, May 3

Cinco de Mayo Block Party at Pepe's Third annual outdoor party celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Winter Park. 7 pm; Pepe's Cantina - Winter Park, 433 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; TBA; 321-972-4881; pepescantina.com.

Saturday, May 4

Derby Day A Kentucky Derby party for the UCF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. 3:30 pm; Ember Bar and Restaurant, 42 W. Central Blvd.; $44.95-$125; 407-849-5200.

Derby on Park Kentucky Derby party Prizes awarded for best Derby Day attire. 3:30-7:45 pm; University Club of Winter Park, 841 N. Park Ave., Winter Park; $59-$220; 407-644-6149; uclubwp.org.

May the Fourth Be With You Sip & Stroll A Star Wars-themed sip and stroll, along with a costume contest, trivia contest, movie screening and more. 6-10 pm; Audubon Park Garden District, East Winter Park Road and Corrine Drive; TBA; audubonparkgardens.com.

May 4-5

Renaissance Festival of Central Florida Camp Challenge, 31600 Camp Challenge Road, Sorrento; TBD; 352-383-4711; renfestcfl.com.

St. Johns River Festival of the Arts Fine arts and crafts for sale along with "Art-in-Action" at live artist demos and workshops plus talented chalk artists adding more color to the streets of Sanford all weekend. Historic Downtown Sanford; 10 am-6 pm Saturday, 10 am-5 pm Sunday; stjohnsriverartfest.com.

Wednesday, May 8

Celebration of Motherhood Charity breakfast to benefit the Healthy Start Coalition of Orange County. 8:30-11 am; Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave.; $50; 407-228-1481; healthystartorange.org.

Friday, May 10

Monster Jam World Finals Monster truck competition. 7 pm; Camping World Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Place; $50; 407-423-2476; monsterjam.com.

Saturday, May 11

Mayday Picnic Traditional picnic setting and outdoor Mayday games. 11 am-1 pm; Museum of Seminole County History, 300 Bush Blvd., Sanford; free; 407-665-2489.

Orlando Pottery Festival Spring Arts Market 9 am-5 pm; Florida National Guard Armory, 2809 S. Ferncreek Ave.; free; 407-897-2713; orlandopotteryfestival.org.

Sunday, May 12

Mother's Day at Leu Gardens Leu Gardens celebrates with free admission for moms on Mother's Day. 9 am; Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave.; free-$10; 407-246-2620; leugardens.org.

May 14-27

Orlando Fringe The 28th annual Orlando International Fringe Theater Festival. Loch Haven Park, 777 E. Princeton St.; free-$15; orlandofringe.org.

May 15-19

Orange Blossom Jamboree Multi-day music and art festival in Brooksville, FL. Sertoma Music Ranch, 85 Myers Road, Brooksville; $30-$110; orangeblossomjamboree.com.

May 16-19

MegaCon Multi-day event celebrating gaming, anime, comics, sci-fi and horror. Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive; $20-$429; 407-685-9800; megaconorlando.com.

May 17-18

Wine Quest Tasting & Auction Hundreds of fine wines and craft spirits, a multi-course dinner, silent and live auctions and raffles. 7-10 pm; Royal Pacific Resort, 6300 Hollywood Way; $95-$195; (407) 445-4469; questinc.org/winequest.html.

May 17-19

Mickey Mouse Club Reunion 30th anniversary celebration of the "new" Mickey Mouse Club, hosted by Joey Fatone. 6-11:30 pm; Hyatt Regency Orlando, 9801 International Drive; TBA; mickeymouseclubreunion.com.

Saturday, May 18

Beer 'Merica Craft beer festival featuring more than 100 American craft brews. 2-6 pm; Gaston Edwards Park, 1236 N. Orange Ave.; $35-$70; orlandoweeklytickets.com.

Thursday, May 23

The Unity of Dance Festival Four days of workshops, classes and parties for dancers of kizomba, merengue, bachata, salsa and more. 6 pm; Caribe Royale Resort Suites Hotel, 8101 World Center Drive; $15-$169; theunityofdancefestival.com.

Sunday, May 26

Carnival Rehab The "last injection of Orlando Carnival," featuring DJs, dancing and more. 8 pm; Mango's Tropical Cafe Orlando, 8126 International Drive; $30; 407-673-4422; mangos.com.

Orlando Carnival Downtown Caribbean American festival with a wide assortment of DJs, Caribbean cuisine, and an enormous music lineup. 12-11 pm; Camping World Stadium, 1 Citrus Bowl Place; $20; 407-423-2476; orlandocarnivaldowntown.com.

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