One festival ends, another begins and another keeps on blooming this week at Orlando theme parks.
+ On Saturday, Viva La Musica returns to SeaWorld Orlando. The festival, which runs for four consecutive Saturdays, spotlights Latin culture, cuisine and music. The musical guest this weekend is merengue singer Elvis Crespo, who will be in concert at 3 p.m. at Bayside Stadium. The festival begins at noon, and park hours are 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. this Saturday. The concert is included in regular SeaWorld admission. More info: www.seaworldorlando.com.
+ Saturday also marks the end of Universal's Mardi Gras season. The final performers of the year will be KC & the Sunshine Band. Parade is 9 p.m., concert at 9:30 p.m. Mardi Gras activities are included in regular Universal Studios admission. More information: www.universalorlando.com/mardigras.
+ The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival continues at Walt Disney World. At the Festival Center on Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be HGTV's Brandon Johnson, host of "My Yard Goes Disney," who will give a talk on "Bringing Disney Inspiration and HGTV Design to Your Backyard" at noon and 3 p.m. those days. Appearing in the Flower Power Concert Series on those days will be Paul Revere and the Raiders. The group ("Just Like Me," "Kicks") will be at America Gardens Theatre at 5:15 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. each day. Flower & Garden events are included in regular Epcot admission. (The Flower & Garden Festival runs daily through May 20). More info: www.disneyworld.com/garden
This week at theme parks: Elvis Crespo, KC, Paul Revere, 'My Yard Goes Disney' host
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