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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 of Inter...


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...