This spring is the perfect time to shake up your weekends, and there are still tons of awesome things to do in Orlando if you're over theme parks. From cute animal encounters to giant food festivals, your schedule will be jam-packed with amazing adventures. Check out these 7 unique activities in Central Florida for a whole new kind of fun.

108th Annual Central Florida Fair

Price: $10 online, $12 at the gate

When: Now through March 8, 2020

Address: 4603 W. Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL

Why You Need To Go: Head to the Central Florida Fair for tasty fried eats and crazy carnival rides. Hop on the Ferris wheel for an incredible view of the festival.

LunaSea Alpaca Farm

Price: $10

Address: 18810 Lone Dove Ln., Clermont, FL

Why You Need To Go: This adorable farm near Orlando is totally worth the visit. You can cuddle and play with fluffy alpacas for just a small donation.

Kelly Park/Rock Springs Run 

Price: $3 per vehicle of 1-2 people, $5 per vehicle of 3-8 people, $1 per additional person over 8 people

Address: 400 E. Kelly Park Rd., Apopka, FL

Why You Need To Go: Kelly Park has some of the most spectacular natural views in the state. You can camp here for just $5

5th Annual FORD Cuban Sandwich Festival

Price: Free admission

When: March 7, 2020

Address: 3011 Formosa Gardens Blvd., Kissimmee, FL

Why You Need To Go: If you can't make it to the Cuban sandwich fest in Tampa, head to this one happening soon near Orlando. It's going to be delicious!

Uncle Julio's Mexican From Scratch 

Price: $25-30 per piñata

Address: 8409 International Dr., Orlando, FL

Why You Need To Go: You can actually crack open a piñata made of chocolate at Uncle Julio's. Watch as mini churros, fresh strawberries, and chocolate tumble out onto your plate.

Florida Strawberry Festival 

Price: $10 admission 

When: Now through March 8, 2020

Address: 303 BerryFest Place, Plant City, FL

Why You Need To Go: This strawberry fest near Orlando is going to be sweet. Splurge on decadent desserts and fun rides with friends. 

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Price: $19.50 admission for adults.

Address: 3755 W Seminole Blvd. Sanford, FL*

Why You Need To Go: You can visit cute monkeys and feed giraffes this spring at the Central Florida Zoo. Bring your besties for a photo-op with some furry friends. 

Take a break from Disney and Universal this spring with some of these creative activities. Orlando has a lot more to offer than just theme parks, so get out there try something new. 

*This story has been updated

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