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International Drive Orlando Shopping Guide

Are you a last minute shopper ? You’re in luck! Retailers on International Drive Orlando have turned the district into a holiday shopper’s dream come true. From the outlets to souvenir shops, we’ve put together a holiday guide that will make Santa’s elves jealous. Orlando International Premium Outlets Credit: Facebook Home to over 180 designer and brand-name outlets, Orlando International Premium Outlets is Florida’s largest and most unique outlet shopping destinati...


Holidays on I-Drive

Credit: Facebook It’s hard to believe that 2017 will soon come to a close. Luckily, there’s still plenty to celebrate here on International Drive Orlando ! Make the most of the remainder of the year by ticking each of these holiday festivities off your bucket list before the clock strikes midnight on January 1st! Holidays on the I Credit: Facebook The holidays are hitting I-Drive 360, Home of the Orlando Eye , this month and it’s a celebration you won’t want to miss! Say ...


Happy Holidays with Rosen

Credit: Facebook The holiday season is officially here, and Rosen Hotels are celebrating through the end of the year! Whether you love holiday lights, festive feasts, or exploring Orlando, you can’t miss the splendor of the season at Rosen ! Make sure to add these holiday events to your December bucket list when you visit International Drive Orlando . Holiday Events at Rosen Shingle Creek : Credit: Facebook Twelve Days of Christmas Rosen’s Executive Pastry Chef, David Ramirez, is mak...


2017 I-Drive Holiday Tree Lighting

Come one, come all to the Holiday Tree Lighting! Our favorite tradition of the year is upon us – The Holiday Tree Lighting at Pointe Orlando . Once again, we’ll be holding our annual free event for all to experience and celebrate as we transform International Drive Orlando into a winter wonderland, full of season’s greetings, glittering lights, and joyful delights. Here’s what you need to jump start the holiday season on I-Drive: What? We will be lighting I-Drive’s ...


Thanksgiving Dining

Keep calm and gobble on… Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Do you know where you’re celebrating the holiday? Here are some of our recommendations: Rosen Plaza Thanksgiving Buffet Credit: Facebook Skip the kitchen and treat yourself at Rosen Plaza Hotel’s Thanksgiving Buffet ! Your friends and family will be delighted by this delicious holiday feast that’s sure to satisfy even the pickiest of taste buds. With rich warm soups, fresh chilled seafood, traditional roast...


Black Friday Deals

Orlando is home to some of the best shopping in the country. From designer brands to the new it toy or electronic, you can find something for everyone on International Drive ! What are you looking for this holiday season? Orlando Premium Outlets The Orlando Premium Outlets has not one, but two locations to satisfy your Black Friday needs! From stores ranging from Toys R Us , to upscale outlets like Burberry , you won’t want to skip a trip to the outlets on Black Friday. Credit: Facebook Ma...


November Happenings

Can you believe it’s already November!? Time sure seems to be flying, but over here on International Drive Orlando, we’re flying high like The Coca-Cola Orlando Eye ! Here are some exciting events and happenings you can’t afford to miss out on in November. New Attractions: Top Golf Credit: Facebook Topgolf Orlando officially opened its doors on October 20 and guests have had a ball teeing off since! The three-floor driving range-arcade-restaurant-bar hybrid allows guests to sma...


Stop. Drop. And Laugh!

If you’re looking for a side-splitting laugh-tastic experience on International Drive Orlando look no further than our fabulous comedy clubs ! For over 40 years, talent from all mediums have graced our stages with their hysterical, tear-inducing, comedy routines. Their gift for making even the most mundane moments seem bust-your-gut funny have left countless Orlando patrons with incredible stories that make every day experiences seem like an SNL skit. Are you ready to laugh your butt off? ...


Make it a Paint Nite

A new phenomenon is invading the country! Bars and restaurants are offering one-of-a-kind experiences to explore your creativity by painting the night away. Paint Nite embraces the serenity of calming strokes and vibrant colors, allowing you to feel like a modern-day Picasso. Guided by master artists, you’ll be set up for success to create an acrylic masterpiece! Whether you paint alone or with friends, you’ll enjoy the perfect mix of artistic and alcoholic spirits, hosted across...


Will You Escape?

Envision yourself locked in a room with a group of your closest friends. The only way out is to solve a series of puzzles relying on your life skills. No phones. No Googling. Nothing but your minds working as one. Would you be able to escape? Find out in one of International Drive Orlando’s thrilling Escape Games! The Escape Game Orlando Rooms: The Heist. Mission: Mars. Gold Rush. Classified. Prison Break. You and your team will be locked in a room for one hour to complete a mission and es...


Outdoor Dining on I-Drive

As the weather cools, Floridians revel in the opportunity to enjoy a dinner outside. Here on International Drive Orlando , it’s no different. Whether you’re new to the area, only in town for a few days, or a lifelong Floridian, we urge you to take advantage of our cooler season and ask your hostess to seat you outside where you can enjoy a few cocktails and a delicious meal in the luxury of the great outdoors. Want the inside scoop on some of the hippest outdoor spots to hit? We̵...


Halloween Happenings on I-Drive

The most Spooktacular season of the year is upon us and International Drive Orlando is embracing all things ghoulish, gruesome, and grotesque. Whether you fancy a family-friendly outing, a scary good time, or something a little different, there’s plenty to do to celebrate the start of the holiday season. Here’s a few exciting experiences to check off your Orlando bucket list this Halloween. Halloween Horror Nights 2017 marks the 27th season of Universal Orlando’s Halloween Ho...


Fine Wine and Craft Beers

Orlando has become quite the hub for beer and wine connoisseurs. More and more restaurants offer an extensive wine inventory, while craft breweries are becoming a staple. Visitors from near and far are uncorking their bottles and taste testing brews on the daily in the heart of Orlando’s most dynamic district, International Drive Orlando ! Not sure which vibrant bar scene to hit up first? Here are some great options for people who enjoy a relaxing drink with or without dinner , sultry spac...


New I-Ride Trolley Video

Whether your destination is one of our thrilling attractions , incredible shopping , world class dining , or an exciting night out on the town , the fun way to get around the I-Drive Resort Area is to hop on board the I-RIDE Trolley ! Take a look at what you can expect to experience when you travel International Drive Orlando in style in our new I-RIDE Trolley video! Traveling exclusively through the International Drive Resort Area and Universal Blvd, our smiling trolleys will give your feet a r...


Shopping for Your Style

Shopping on International Drive Orlando isn’t like anywhere else; it’s where fashionistas rejoice! Recreate yourself at the drop of a hat, strike a pose or play dress up with some of the most well known and high end fashions around the globe. No matter your shopping style, we have something for everyone. Don’t believe us!? See for yourself! The High Fashion Shopper You may be surprised to learn that designer stores line the streets of International Drive. You can find Armani Ex...


A Magical Dining Experience on International Drive

Magical Dining Month , sponsored by American Express, is one of the most eventful times in Orlando. Restaurants from International Drive and beyond work with Visit Orlando to offer a three course, prix fixe meal for $35. The meals, which require reservations, are delicious and give every foodie the opportunity to sample fine cuisine at a deliciously discounted price. Magical Dining is not only good for the wallet, but also good for the soul. One dollar from every meal benefits Freedom Ride &...


Racing Through International Drive’s Past, Present, and Future

Since the beginning of our history , International Drive Orlando has shown the world that we are one of the most dynamic and burgeoning districts in the area. In a short 45 years, we’ve gone from a small mile and a half-paved road, with a few attractions and hotels, and grown to become one of the most entertaining places to visit in Central Florida . Put on your seatbelts and prepare for a wild ride. You’re about to take a spin down memory lane with us. Malibu Grand Prix One ...


Welcome to International Drive Orlando

Welcome to the International Drive Orlando blog! We are excited to welcome you to the most dynamic district in Central Florida where you can find delicious eats , chase adventure , shop for the whole family, and party the night away, all in one day! No matter your style, there’s something on I Drive for everyone. Here are a few of the events you won’t want to miss this month: SeaWorld and Bubble Legendary Present Pop World-renowned bubble legend, Fan Yang, brings his unique talent to...