Visiting I-Drive this February? Whether you’re
looking to plan a romantic getaway this month for Valentine’s Day, or simply
looking to make the great escape for a good time in Orlando’s Most Dynamic
Neighborhood, there are plenty of exciting events happening this month that you
won’t want to miss.
Celebrate Elmo’s Birthday daily from January
29th through February 3rd with meet-and-greets, a family-friendly DJ, photo
opportunities with your favorite furry friends, and even more surprises in
select locations around Sesame Street Land at SeaWorld! This event is included
with your park admission, so if you’ll be in the area don’t miss it!
From February 4th through May 8th, head to
SeaWorld Orlando every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for their Seven
Seas Food Festival
. Dive into an ocean of flavor and fun at this popular annual event that offers
over 200 distinct offerings that are mostly new this year! Explore more than 50
fresh global cuisine choices to pair with over 75 wine and cocktail selections
and 75 craft beers!
In addition to the many tastes available at
this event, you can also enjoy a taste of rock, country, Latin, or 90s
throwbacks during live music shows, and various other special events that will
bring even more diverse entertainment and surprises on certain holidays during
Get ready to sip and sample your way around
the world with exciting flavors, local craft beers, and live performances, in a
festival that brings guests exquisite flavors to top off exhilarating coasters
and extraordinary animals at one of Orlando’s favorite theme parks.
Party Time! Mardi Gras is BACK!
Forget about your inhibitions, forget about
who’s watching! It’s time to let loose at Universal’s Mardi Gras
. The beads, parades, concerts, and delicious grub is back and if you’re looking
for the loudest, wildest blowout this side of the Bayou, you can’t miss it!
Enjoy food from New Orleans and dishes
inspired by the diverse tastes and flavors from around the world every night.
It’s Florida’s Biggest Party, and is a can’t miss annual Orlando event
Conventions and Shows
Grab your dancing shoes because the BIG Salsa
Festival is a three day Latin event featuring some of the greatest names in
performing arts and music!
February 17th through February 22nd, head to
Hyatt Regency Orlando to enjoy dance classes, amazing performances, and latin
dance parties! Whether you’re looking to improve and advance your techniques,
or simply want to learn how to dance, there will be something for all skill
levels. Come learn from talented dancers from the world and our local
community. Learn more today
If you’re a BMW enthusiast, you can’t miss
this one! Head to Dezerland Park on February 19th and 20th for an indoor and outdoor car show, exhaust
competition, and burnout competition! Bring the whole family and enjoy checking
out the many BMWs, from classic to new and everything in between, in addition
to the many other exciting attractions that call Dezerland Park
home, like their very own car museum, indoor go-karting, trampoline park, mini
golf course, shopping, restaurants and more!
February 25th through the 27th enjoy this free
event on International Drive where you can browse comic hard covers, trade
paperbacks, back issues, toys, action figures, classic and modern RPG books,
games, statues and more!
If you’re a comic lover looking to add to your
collection at great prices, this is your chance!
Each day there will be special discounts on
specific items at varying times throughout the event, so get the event schedule
and plan to come out and enjoy a day of everything comics.
The I-Drive Business District has teamed up
with Fusion Fest to bring you this new Dining Experience event series that lets you enjoy a full course meal, drink, live entertainment, storytelling
and chef talk with various dining destinations in the area featuring cuisine
and cultures from around the globe. February 24th will be the second
Diversitastic Dining event and will feature Africa, at the Serengeti Restaurant
at the Bronze Kingdom Museum
Not only will this event be a dining
experience to remember, but you’ll end up learning a lot about African culture
and cuisine, and by purchasing a ticket you are helping support local, small,
family-owned restaurants and artists in Central Florida.
If you’re hoping to enjoy live entertainment
during your visit, there’s always entertainment to enjoy along International
If you’re looking for a laugh, be sure to
check out Orlando’s favorite comedy dinner show venue, Orlando Improv
, to catch various comedians, from headliners who are huge names in the industry,
to comedians who are up and coming. You can find the schedule of artists
hitting the stage this month here
Catch all the biggest names in music and
comedy at the “Coliseum of Rock n’ Roll” AKA Hard Rock Live
. This month catch these big names;
And if you’re simply looking for a casual
place where you can enjoy some good grub, cold brews, and live entertainment on
a whim, Tin Roof Orlando
and Ole Red Orlando
always have something going down.
See a full list of live entertainment
happening on International Drive this month here
Looking for Romance
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner,
and if you’re hoping to plan a romantic outing in Orlando’s Most Dynamic
Neighborhood, be sure to check out ICON Park’s, "Sweet on You
" package available all month long.
For a single price, guests can enjoy a private
ride on The Wheel along with many other romantic perks. For $115 plus tax,
couples who book the “I’m Sweet On You” package will receive:
- A private capsule on The Wheel for
two with two rotations (that’s 40 minutes taking in the romantic views of the
- One bottle of sparkling wine with
a keepsake coozie (Both guests must be at least 21 years old)
- Two mini cupcakes from Let's Jess
Bake at The Wheelhouse Market Food Hall
- VIP photo package including
unlimited digital downloads to commemorate your special evening
Enjoy a ride in The Wheel with a romantic
playlist playing in the background, or even opt to play your own playlist, and
enjoy taking to the Orlando sky with your love with this ICONic Orlando
Valentine’s Day experience! Get the details today
Love is in the air on I-Drive, so stay tuned
for a blog post next week that will cover all of the Valentine’s Day specials
so you can start planning an unforgettable Valentine’s Day in the heart of
There’s a lot going down on I-Drive this
February, so check out all of the exciting events
happening this month and get in on the action.