April Happenings on International Drive

Tuesday, March 26, 2024
It’s April, and do you know what that means? One month closer to summer on International Drive! Whether it's soaking up the sunshine, indulging in retail therapy, or immersing yourself in the excitement of the local attractions, April on I-Drive promises endless opportunities for adventure and fun. 

Say Aloha to Summer at Aquatica

Say “Aloha” to summer from morning ‘till night at Aquatica Orlando from March 30th until June 2nd! Enjoy the most waterslides in Orlando, specialty food and beverages, and ALL-NEW exciting entertainment everywhere you look! Keep a lookout for the following events: A welcome celebration every morning at park opening, summer splash dance party throughout the park from 11 am to 4 pm, contests for kids at the wave pool beach from 4 to 6 pm daily, and much more!
The best part? The price for all of these happenings is included in your Aquatica admission! Mark your calendars for Aloha to Summer and bring your family every Saturday and Sunday for a day to remember!

Howl at the Moon’s 2000s Party

The 2000s had the popularity of trucker hats, low-rise jeans, sweatbands, hair highlights, popped collars, 2-way cell phones and awesome music. Relive it all at Howl at the Moon’s 2000s Party. On April 5th, you can enjoy live music from the 2000s, drinks, giveaways (depending on location) and so much more!
So grab your low-rise skinny jeans, denim jackets and hair clips; and dress for an evening of fun reliving the simpler times of the 2000s.

Boot Scoot at Howl at the Moon for Country Night

Put on your cowboy boots and head to Howl at the Moon for Country Night on April 19th! Hear the house bands perform Morgan Wallen, Luke Combs, Shania Twain, and other country music fan-favorites! There will be giveaways, featured drinks, and much more while you dance the night away to your favorite country artists. 

Central Florida Home Expo at the Orange County Convention Center: April 13- 14th

The Central Florida Home Expo features exhibitors with fabulous ideas for consumers, no matter your style! At this show you’ll find the latest in products and services for home improvement. Visitors meet with professionals to make your next remodeling, renovation, landscaping, patio or decorating project a big success. This is not just another home show, they can guarantee you that!
All included with free admission, plan for your perfect home projects, meet with local, regional, and national experts, and even taste some home cooking from Chef Caterson! As an added bonus, bring the entire family and enjoy free animal shows the entire weekend!

Say “Yes” to the Largest Wedding and Bridal Expo: April 14th 

Saying “yes” is just the beginning, and most likely, the easiest “yes” you’ll have to make! Head to the Orange County Convention Center on April 14th for fashion shows, live music, and all the wedding information brides dream about at the Florida Bridal and Wedding Expo!
The best part? When you register online in advance, it’s free! It’s okay to feel overwhelmed, but that’s the best part. Get all of your questions answered when you say “yes” to coming to the expo.

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo at SeaWorld

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo early at SeaWorld Orlando! From April 25th-28th and May 2nd-5th, there will be fiestas you won’t want to miss. Some events on the horizon to keep in mind:
The Wild Arctic Plaza at SeaWorld comes to life as entertainers, stilt walkers, and party starters get this full-blown fiesta going! Fiesta in the Street will be happening select dates from 12 pm to 6 pm, included with your park admission.
The event will also includes a DJ Dance Party, so get your feet moving at this fun-filled party as they spin new and old beats throughout the day to keep the celebration going! Come and dance all day from 12 pm until 6 pm.
Savor new and classic tastes as part of our Seven Seas Food Festival including street corn, tacos al Pastor, tostada de barbacoas, and delicious beer and cocktails. You can’t go wrong with any of these delicious eats! Join the fun from 11:30am until the park closes. 

Jam Out to Live Entertainment All Month Long

Hard Rock Live

REO Speedwagon with Special Guest Levon will be performing on April 5th at Hard Rock Live! Tickets start at $82, and are selling out fast. The band’s 1978 album “You Can Tune a Piano, but You Can't Tuna Fish” launched a streak of nine consecutive albums earning an RIAA Platinum certification or higher! Catch them live during a night you won’t want to forget.
Spend an evening with Kenny G on May 3rd and enjoy the sound of his iconic saxophone. Enjoy a relaxing night at Hard Rock Live and jam to his latest release, New Standards, the title of his 19th studio album. Tickets start at $55 - get yours now!

Live Concerts at SeaWorld's Seven Seas Food Festival

End the month of April strong, and witness amazing artist like Jason Derulo and Ludacris at SeaWorld Orlando for their Seven Seas Food Festival Concert Series! Catch Jason Derulo on Sunday, April 21st and Ludacris on the 28th at Bayside Stadium. Tickets are included with your park admission, but you can upgrade and buy reserved seating. Don’t miss out on nights you’ll remember forever!
No matter the time of year, there’s always something to do or see on International Drive. Whether it’s trying new foods, enjoying your favorite artists in concert, or celebrating a holiday, I-Drive is the place to be! Here’s to springtime on I-Drive!