Things To Do: April 2024

We’re still soaking in the springtime fun here in Orlando! As always, there is so much to do, see, and explore in the area that will make your time on vacation even more exciting. From dance nights to art festivities, there is plenty to do for every type of person to experience on your vacation. Here are some of our favorite things happening in April!


Paint Your Pet | April 11


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Unleash your inner artist and immortalize your furry friend with an Artful Painting Social! No painting experience? No problem! Artful Pairing’s welcoming environment and expert guidance make it easy for anyone to create a masterpiece. Simply send in a photo of your pet's face at least 4 days before class, and they’ll prep your canvas and materials. 

Whether you're seeking a unique date idea, a girls' day out, or simply want to try something new, our Artful Painting Social is the perfect choice. Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot now for an unforgettable day of creativity.

Check out their calendar here to see even more artful events!


Brews Around The Zoo | April 13


Photo courtesy of Central Florida Zoo

Central Florida Zoo is hosting its annual Brews Around The Zoo event on April 13th. As you explore the zoo, you’ll find 30 different beer options paired with eccentric live music. If you want to enhance your experience with 5 Brews-exclusive dishes, add on the Trail Pass and indulge in sliders, tacos, garlic knots, and more!

For event information and ticket packages, visit the zoo’s website here.   


runDisney SpringTime Surprise Weekend | April 18 - 21


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If you are a runner and a Disney fan, runDisney events are the perfect experience for you! Each race is themed after iconic Disney and Pixar films. Choose from the Neverland 5K, Adventure is Out There 10K, Hakuna Matata 10 Miler, and Stich’s ‘Ohana Challenge with 19.3 miles.

For race registration, visit the Disney website here


Central Florida Earth Day | April 20


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This is the largest and longest-running Earth Day festival in Central Florida. This is a free event for the public and the perfect way to celebrate Earth Day with your family. You’ll experience Earth-friendly vendors, live music, and initiatives. There will also be a kid’s zone, animals, music, and more taking over Lake Eola Park. 

For more information on the festival, visit their website here


Derek Hough: Symphony of Dance | April 20


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Experience the unmatched brilliance of Dancing With the Stars judge and world-renowned dancer, Derek Hough, in the Symphony of Dance tour. With captivating music, mesmerizing performances, and nonstop entertainment, Hough offers the ultimate fusion of music and dance.

Hough and an extraordinary ensemble of dancers showcase a dynamic array of styles in this exhilarating live stage production. From graceful ballroom to sultry Latin and captivating contemporary, the show features something for every dance enthusiast. Accompanied by a live band, the performance pulsates with irresistible energy, ensuring an unforgettable experience. Don't miss your chance to witness Derek Hough's Emmy award-winning choreography come to life.

Tickets are selling fast, so be sure to reserve yours here.


62nd Annual Apopka Art & Foliage Festival | April 27 - 28


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Calling all plant enthusiasts and art aficionados! Get ready for the 62nd annual Apopka Art & Foliage Festival, where local artists, master gardeners, and entertainment collide for an unforgettable experience. With food trucks and the new addition of a beer and wine garden, this year promises to be the best yet. Best of all, admission is free! Don't miss out—simply show up and immerse yourself in everything this vibrant event has to offer.

For more information, check out the festival website here


There are so many things going on in our area, just minutes away from Vista Cay! We are so close to all of the action, but provide that comfort and safe place for you and your family to return to at the end of your days. As always, be sure you check out our website for ongoing promotions for future bookings and follow us on social media to stay in the loop on all things Vista Cay.