Celebrating Christmas on I-Drive

Thursday, December 15, 2022
Nothing gets us into the holiday spirit like good food! And if you’ll be celebrating the holidays in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood this year, there is plenty to go around!
Gather around the table at these destinations on I-Drive offering special Christmas feasts, and enjoy a merry, stress and mess-free Christmas with your friends and family!

Christmas with Rosen

A meal at one of the many Rosen properties on I-Drive is always in season, but if you’re hoping to celebrate the holidays with an out-of-this-world meal, unmatched customer service, and luxurious accommodations, you can’t go wrong by celebrating the holidays with Rosen

Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando

When: December 25th from 4 pm to 9 pm
Price: Adults $28.95, Kids (5 and under) Free (limit on a child per adult), 25% Senior Discount*
*(Cannot be combined with other discounts.)
If you’re looking for a buffet boasting all of your traditional holiday favorites, this is IT. Get the details and see the full menu here.

Rosen Centre Hotel

When: December 25th from 11 am to 5 pm
Price: $58.95* Per Adult | Children (Ages 4-12): $24.95* | Children (Ages 3 & Under): Free
Dig into a delicious buffet that features all of your traditional favorites plus new favorites! Enjoy options ranging from sushi, a full antipasto display, a fresh seafood station, a pasta bar, and a full breakfast bar. If variety is what you’re looking for, you’ll find it at Rosen Centre Hotel’s Christmas Buffet.
Did we mention the price includes unlimited champagne and mimosas for adults 21 and up? See the full menu and make your reservation today!

Rosen Plaza Hotel

When: December 25th from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm
Price: $55.95* per Adult | Children (ages 4-11): $23.95* | Children (ages 3 & Under): Free
If you’re hoping to treat the family to a gourmet affair of gastronomic proportions with a spread of exquisite cuisine, Rosen Plaza’s Christmas Buffet has it all! Enjoy market salads, antipasti, and cheese displays, a seafood station, a make-your-own pasta station, an impressive list of entrees fit for the holiday season, a carving station boasting succulent, cooked-to-perfection meats, and of course, a Rosen Plaza Dessert extravaganza! Get all the delicious details today!

Rosen Shingle Creek

  • When: December 25th from 11 am to 6 pm
  • Price: $89.95* per person | Children (ages 4 – 11): $37.95, Children (ages 3 and under): Free
Christmas and the holidays are a merry time at Rosen Shingle Creek, especially for guests.
Immerse yourself in a winter wonderland glimmering with lights and beautiful decorations, and dig into a Christmas Day buffet at the stunning on-site restaurant, Café Osceola. Enjoy an impressive spread of lavish cuisine and exquisite flavors!
Here are some event features:
  • Unlimited Champagne and Mimosas (+21)
  • Complimentary Self-Parking | $15 Valet Parking
  • 25% Discount for Florida Residents
  • Advanced Reservations Required
Enjoy all the options at Rosen Shingle Creek during this holiday feast, including all of your traditional favorites, unique appetizers that will amuse and delight, as well as other delicious options like Dim Dum, Yakisoba Noodle Stir-Fry, Paella Valencia, a Sushi bar, Breakfast Bar, and so much more! Plus, be sure to save room for a smorgasbord of out-of-this-world desserts for a sweet end to your holiday feast. See the complete buffet offering and make your reservation today!

Hyatt Regency

Do the holidays at Hyatt Regency this year! Planning to head out to the many exciting holiday events happening on I-Drive before or after your holiday feast? The Hyatt puts you in the heart of the action on I-Drive! Check out these specials that their on-site restaurants are offering on Christmas day and fuel up for your festivities!
Holiday Cena: A modern Italian steakhouse, Fiorenzo will have several holiday specials, including Grilled Polpo ($15), Grilled Radiccio ($12), Porchetta Roast ($34), and Eggnog Panna Cotta ($12).
Holiday Dinner: B-Line Diner is serving Pepper Crusted Prime Rib with traditional fixings for $24 per guest, as well as Red Velvet Candy Cane Cheesecake priced at $7.

New Traditions

Looking to swap out those traditional feast options for something a little different this year? Check out these delicious holiday dining options!

Tapa Toro

Whether you’re looking for brunch or dinner on Christmas, Tapa Toro will take your taste buds on a trip to Spain with delicious and authentic dishes on Christmas Day this year!
Christmas Brunch
Enjoy cold apps like drool-worthy charcuterie boards, beet salad, ceviche and more! Then enjoy a variety of breakfast favorites like Chicken and Churros and a waffle bar with all the toppings. Craving something savory? Order up a paella, a perfectly seared steak, or spiral ham! There will also be a variety of tasty sides and seasonal desserts to complete your meal.
Price: $45 Per Adult (plus tax & gratuity), $16 Per Child Under 10 (plus tax & gratuity)
When: 10:30 am to 3 pm
Christmas Dinner
Does dinner work better with your schedule on Christmas day? Tapa Toro has you covered with their full menu of Spanish dishes available on Christmas night. Simply sit back, order up your favorites, and enjoy the flamenco dancers and sounds of Spain as you father around the paella pit at Tapa Toro. Get all the details about celebrating Christmas at Tapa Toro this year and reserve a table for your group!

Cafe Tu Tu Tango

A bottomless brunch that lets you get a taste of every flavor this Christmas! It's the holiday season and what better way to kick off the holiday than gathering around the table for unique brunch bites, a mimosa and a bloody mary bar with all the fixings, holiday carving stations and bottomless sides at Cafe Tu Tu tango!? Get all the details here

Holiday Festivities

Why feast and call it a day when you’re in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood!?
Aside from the many holiday events happening at all of your favorite Orlando theme parks, including SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration, and Holiday Celebrations at Universal Orlando including their Grinchmas,  Christmas at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and the classic holiday celebrations happening at Universal Studios Orlando - there are also plenty of other holiday festivities to check out on International Drive!
If you’re looking to skip the big attractions and enjoy some holiday fun on I-Drive, be sure to check out these holiday festivities!
Enjoy a showcase of holiday displays with more than 1.5 million “dancing” lights without ever having to leave the comfort of your vehicle! Simply sit back, relax, and enjoy the spectacle of the synchronized light show before you at this new holiday attraction in Orlando!
​There’s tons of holiday fun to be had at ICON Park Orlando this year!
Snap your Santa pics, the best Santa photos in Orlando, in The Wheelhouse, and then head to the lawn where you’ll be met with a variety of holiday activities to enjoy courtesy of the many attractions that call ICON Park home! Enjoy a scavenger hunt at SeaLife Orlando. On the Friday before Christmas enjoy a fun twist on the classic “Elf on the Shelf” tradition as the Museum of Illusions hosts “Elves Off the Shelf” Fridays. Enjoy the Charles Dickens Carolers spreading holiday cheer on select dates throughout December! Donate to Toys for Tots during your visit and enjoy 50% off your ticket to ride The Wheel, and of course, stay until the sun goes down to watch as The Wheel lights the Orlando night sky in a festive holiday light show! Finally, finish the night off with a Holiday Pedicab Tour ready to pick you up and take you on a relaxing stroll on International Drive. Get all the details about the many holiday festivities happening at ICON Park this year and get in on the fun!
Enjoy a dinner show experience this Christmas that the whole family will be talking about for years to come! Santa’s sleigh brought him all the way from the North Pole to Central Florida to celebrate the holidays at Pirates Dinner Adventure! If you’re looking for a new tradition the whole family will love, get ready for a jolly good time and a swashbuckling adventure. Get the details today
The holidays are a magical time to visit International Drive! Find a full list of holiday events happening on I-Drive this year here. Wherever your holiday celebrations take you, we hope your holiday season sparkles and shines! May all your wishes and dreams come true, Merry Christmas!