Fun May Happenings on I-Drive

Thursday, April 29, 2021
Things are heating up on I-Drive, and if you find yourself here in the City Beautiful this month, we’ve got tons of one-of-a-kind events going down on I-Drive that are sure to make your visit an unforgettable one! So, grab your calendar, and get ready to pencil in these exciting I-Drive events this month!
Spooky Empire
If you love all of the sights, sounds and screams of the spookiest holiday of the year, Halloween, then you know Spooky Empire.
Returning to Orlando this year, be sure to mark your calendar, because the spooks will be in full swing from April 30th to May 2nd at the Wyndham Orlando Resort on I-Drive.
Get ready to browse items from a large variety of vendors, a film and tattoo festival, music, celebrity speakers with Q&A, endless photo ops, and more to satiate even the most diehard aficionados of the spooky season!
Get the details and purchase your tickets soon though, this is a popular event and tickets sell out fast!
Mother’s Day
In case you haven’t already marked your calendar, May 9th is Mother’s Day! If you’ll be on I-Drive with your mom, be sure to check out our full calendar of special Mother’s Day dining options.
From chef-driven buffets with bottomless mimosas like at Rosen Shingle Creek, and brunch menus at popular dining destinations like Tapa Toro Orlando, and Cooper’s Hawk winery, to activities for you and your mom to enjoy together like Painting and Sipping at Lava; planning a Mother’s Day celebration that will make your mom feel the love is easy on International Drive.
Treat your mom to something truly special this year!
Check out our recent blog post for the down low on 5 popular Mother’s Day events, or check out our calendar for a full lineup of Mother’s Day celebrations going down.
SeaWorld Orlando
An ocean of fun, for everyone!
If you’re visiting International Drive this month, we’re sure a stop at the beloved SeaWorld is already in the itinerary, but beyond up-close animal discoveries, amazing attractions and unforgettable performances; there are two special events going down at SeaWorld this month that you won’t want to miss!
SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Food Festival
If you haven’t made it out to their Seven Seas Food Festival yet, or have and want to go again, which is likely, it will still be going on through May 9th!
Get ready to dive-in head first to an ocean of flavor and fun. From Foodies to families, everyone will find tasty delights to indulge in, with over 200 distinct food offerings to sample! That’s right, this event is a foodie’s paradise, with over 50 fresh global cuisine choices to pair with over 75 wine and cocktail selections, and another 75 craft beer selections!
This event is happening every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through May 9th, and will include delicious bites accompanied by live music shows, diverse entertainment, and surprise experiences on certain dates, like Cinco De Mayo.
Exquisite flavors, exhilarating coasters, and extraordinary animals, this event is a voyage to stir the soul- and warm the belly, so don’t miss it!
Another exciting event going on at SeaWorld Orlando this month is their Viva La Music event
This family-friendly event is a Latin celebration that lets you experience vibrant colors and Latin culture like never before! It is included with park admission and will run on Saturday and Sundays between May 15th and 23rd. Gather up the family and get ready to enjoy the beats of the hottest Latin entertainment, the coolest attractions and amazing animal adventures. An experience full of sound, spice, and spirit; you’re not going to want to miss this special event!
Keep the laughs coming!
One of the best ways to spend a night out on I-Drive is with dinner and a comedy show at Orlando Improv, and this May they have a full schedule of talented comedians set to hit the stage!
Jim Breuer is kicking off the month with his Freedom of Laughter Tour, performing live from April 20th to May 2nd. This freewheeling, New York bred comic storyteller – who made the list of Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Standups of All Time” - is hotter than ever, and is sure to bring a lot of laughs to Orlando with him!
Then on May 10th and 11th be sure to catch Darren Knight’s Southern Momma And Em Comedy Show featuring Comedians Red Squirrel and Gary Cargal with DJ Slim McGraw. The show is produced by John Edmonds Kozma and presented by Bang Productions, and has been a hit with audiences across the U.S.! There is a ton of talent to be enjoyed during this hilarious show!
The Tammy Tour: One Trailer Park at a Time featuring comedian, actress, and internet personality extraordinaire, Chelcie Lynn is hitting the stage at Orlando Improv on May 20th! Ever since her Trailer Trash Tammy sketches went viral in 2014 she has been taking the comedy world by storm! Learn more and be sure to catch her performing live in Orlando this month.
Finally, another show you won’t want to miss at Orlando Improv; Steve Burton and Bradford Anderson are bringing their unique friendship, and possibly more entertaining than that, their real-life relationship dynamics, to the stage in Orlando for a 90 minute show full of music and comedy! It’s sure to make for an amazing night out in Orlando this month, so get the details today!
Get fired up for some fun with us this month on I-Drive! Browse a full listing of events going down on I-Drive this month, and may your I-Drive visit this May be one for the books!