Downtown Orlando readies for busy week of events from sports to St. Patrick’s Day

ORLANDO, Fla. — The city of Orlando is gearing up for a busy rest of the week from sporting events to St. Patrick’s Day.

Downtown is expected to be packed with large crowds.


“Hospitality is in our DNA and we were built to really host these types of events,” said Danielle Hollander with Visit Orlando.

See the calendar of events below:

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8:15 p.m. - Orlando City v. Tigres UANL – CONCACAF Champions League

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11 a.m. – Church Street partial closure for March Madness Party

Starting at 12:40 p.m. – March Madness Amway Center (first and second rounds run Thursday and Saturday at the Amway)


4 p.m. ShamRock The Block Street Party – Thornton Park

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7:30 p.m. - Orlando City v. Charlotte

TBD – Second round March Madness

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.