February is upon us, and
here on International Drive, we’re revving up for a month full of fun events
If you’re visiting
Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood this month, check out these can’t-miss
and get in on the fun.
Hit the theme parks!
February is the perfect
month to hit the theme parks, with cooler temps lingering from Winter and sunny
days that remind us Spring is just around the corner. If you’re planning on
heading to your favorite theme parks
during your visit, don’t miss out on these fan-favorite
events happening this month!
SeaWorld’s Seven Seas
Weekends on I-Drive just
got even more delicious with the return of SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Food Festival
! Every Thursday through Sunday this month head to
Seaworld to sip and sample your way around the world with exciting flavors and
local craft beers, plus live entertainment!
Check out these headliners hitting
the Bayside Stadium stage this month:
- En Vogue- February 4th
- REO Speedwagon- February 5th
- The Commodores- February 11th
- Bee Gee's & Beatles Tribute Bands- February
- Collective Soul- February 18th
- Jerry Rivera- February 19th
- Don McLean- February 25th
- Ludacris- February 26th
all the event details here
, and start planning your trip to SeaWorld this February!
Gras at SeaWorld
SeaWorld is also kicking
off the Mardi Gras
festivities on February 16th this year and will keep the
party going strong through February 26th!
This event is an annual
favorite of party-goers everywhere. Here is what to expect this year:
- Pop-Up-Parade - Watch as
the Wild Arctic Plaza come to life as entertainers, bead captains, stilt
walkers, and musicians fill the streets of SeaWorld bringing the Mardi Gras
spirit to life in the heart of Orlando.
Live Music - Immerse
yourself in the music of New Orleans with SeaWorld’s bands filling the air with
the sounds of Cajun and jazz classics!
- Street Party - Enjoy the
sights and sounds of Bourbon Street with a DJ, street performers, and more
taking over the Wild Arctic Plaza!
And of course, any Mardi Gras celebration
isn’t complete without some good grub! Dig into classic Gulf Coast flavors
including beignets, Po’ boys, and southern libations.
Get the details here
, and get ready to kick off Mardi Gras in true Orlando-style this February!
Gras at Universal Orlando
Go beyond the bayou with a party inspired by Carnaval
celebrations from around the world! With nightly parades featuring spectacular
floats, flavors from the bayou to Brazil and beyond, and live music all around
with special concerts on select nights - there’s no doubt this new event will
be a lively and delicious, one-of-a-kind celebration.
Check out this concert lineup:
- Patti LaBelle - February 4th
- JVKE - February 10th
- Goo Goo Dolls - February 11th
- Maren Morris - February 18th
- WILLOW - February 19th
- 3 Doors Down - February 25th
Admission to this event is included with your
park admission and will only run from February 4th through the 16th, so get all
the details today
Shows & Honing Your
If you’re looking to
make February a productive month, check out these exciting conventions
at the Orange County Convention Center this month.
Championships: February 3rd - 5th
Watch or compete, for up
to $65,000 in prizes, scholarships, and gift cards, as well as coveted
Championship Points for an invitation to the World Championships! Tournaments
for this event are the Video Game (Scarlet or Violet), Pokémon Go! and the
Trading Card Game. Competitors bring their own competition-ready Pokémon Go!
team, Video Game team or 60-card deck and get ready to battle!
Bring the whole family
along, there will be side events and games for all ages and skill levels, live
streams, vendors, and a Japanese artist who created over 500 Pokémon cards with
be present. Get the details today
Orlando Collect-A-Con: February 25
Get ready to attend the
Nation's Largest trading card, Anime, and pop culture convention! This epic
collectibles trade show will boast over 500 dealers with the hottest
collectibles and will showcase celebrities, special guests, box breaks, sports
cards, comics, video games, vintage toys and more! This incredible event is fun
for collectors of all ages, so bring the whole family and enjoy delicious food
options, kids' zones with free play, activities and entertainment, and more! Get the details here
Home & Garden Show: February 24th - 26th
As you look forward to Spring and begin thinking about the
home improvement projects you’re hoping to scratch off your ‘to-do’ list, a
stop at the Home and Garden show is a must!
This convention show has everything you need to turn your
home improvement and outdoor projects from fantasy to reality! Enjoy strolling
through thousands of square feet of exhibits featuring the latest in products
and services for everything from builders, contractors, materials, decks,
pools, spas, entertainment systems, storage, plants, landscape displays,
kitchenware, and more!
This is a can’t-miss for anyone planning to jump into home
improvement projects in 2023. Get the details here
Super Bowl LVII
Carve out some time during your visit to catch the big day
on Sunday, February 12th!
If you’re hoping to enjoy premium viewing of the Kansas
City Chiefs taking on the Philadelphia Eagles, you’re in luck!
The Pointe Orlando
The Pointe is hosting a Super Bowl Watch Party
complete with a
massive screen that can be seen from around the courtyard! Many dining spots at
The Pointe will also be showing the game, including Cuba Libre
, The Hampton Social
, Main Event
, and The Pub
. Whether you’re kicking back in the courtyard with a cold
one and watching the game on the big screen or cheering your team on over a
delicious meal at one of these dining spots, it’s sure to be a game day
experience to remember! Get the details here
Kings Dining and
King’s will also be
hosting a Super Bowl party! Because what makes for a better game day than
bowling, beer, and big screens? Get all the details about this free event and
reserve a spot for your group today
Aside from the many
talented comedians who will take the stage at Orlando Improv
, and amazing live performances happening at some of
Orlando’s favorite entertainment venues like Hard Rock Live
, Old Red Orlando
, and Tin Roof Orlando
through the month, there are a few special entertainment
highlights for this month:
Country Nights at Pirates Dinner Adventure
Round up the family,
grab your cowboy boots, and head to a new and exciting interactive, family
dinner experience at Pirates Dinner Adventure Show that is sure to be a good
ole Southern time!
Country Nights Live
was created with families in mind. This show features
live music, dancing, delicious food, and an interactive experience that will
transport you from the big city to a classic Southern hoedown.
Dig into a
mouth-watering spread of country cooking, and then get ready for a
knee-slapping, foot-stomping, good time during this interactive show that lets
you become part of the action and learn how to do real country dances!
From February 2nd -
25th, enjoy an exclusive look at this all-new show and save 50% off your tickets.
To redeem this offer, visit www.countrynightslive.com and use code CNL502023 at
checkout. Get all the show details here
This month the Hyatt Regency will be hosting
two special events that you won’t want to miss!
Do you love cabaret?
Head to Hyatt Regency on
February 18th for their Broadway on the Rocks event to enjoy an exclusive
evening of cabaret in the Rocks Lounge! This show will include a special
performance by the Broadway Bradshaws, Jared Bradshaw (Jersey Boys, Charlie
& The Chocolate Factory) and Lindsay Northen (WICKED, The Sound of Music).
The husband and wife duo will share songs and stories from their lives on
stage, accompanied by pianist John Mason. Before the show, enjoy a welcome
drink and a selection of hors d'oeuvres from their renowned culinary team. Get
all the details and purchase your tickets here
Big Salsa Night
One of Orlando’s premier
events that will surely have you counting down the days until the next one, the
BIG Salsa Festival
is a three-day Latin event featuring some of the
greatest names in performing arts and music!
Each day is packed with
dance classes, amazing performances, and Latin dance parties into the early
morning hours. If you've always wanted to learn how to dance, this is the
perfect beginning. If you are looking to improve and advance your techniques,
there will be classes for beginners, challenges for the advanced, and
everything in between. Learn from the best dancers in the world and our local
community. Find all of the event details here
February is upon us, and
there’s no shortage of exciting events to enjoy during your visit to I-Drive
this month! See a list of events
happening in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood this
February and get in on the fun!