March Happenings on I-Drive

Thursday, February 29, 2024
It’s Springtime, on I-Drive! March brings an array of festivals and special events to International Drive, celebrating diverse cultures, culinary delights, and artistic expressions. Immerse yourself in the magic of theme parks such as Universal Studios and SeaWorld, where Mardi Gras and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations come to life! Read on to see how you’ll want to spend the next few weeks on I-Drive.

Set Sail at SeaWorld Seven Seas Food Festival

The Seven Seas Food Festival at SeaWorld Orlando is well underway, and as if a weekend on I-Drive couldn't get any more delicious, this beloved culinary event introduces fresh flavors guaranteed to please any food enthusiast.
Every Thursday through Sunday until mid-May, you can enjoy SeaWorld’s foodie-favorite Seven Seas Food Festival included with your park admission! Experience the pleasure of savoring and exploring a variety of global tastes amidst Orlando's stunning weather, complemented by exhilarating flavors, regional craft brews, and captivating live entertainment.
This month’s entertainment lineup: 
  • March 2- Gloria Gaynor
  • March 3- Night Ranger
  • March 9- The Righteous Brothers
  • March 10- Goo Goo Dolls
  • March 16- Corey Kent
  • March 17- Boyce Avenue
  • March 23- Blood, Sweat & Tears 
  • March 24- Warrant
  • March 30- Natalie Grant
  • March 31- Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Join the Celebration at Universal Mardi Gras

As spring approaches, Mardi Gras celebrations are underway, and Universal Orlando's renowned Mardi Gras event is taking festivities to new heights, drawing inspiration from Carnaval celebrations across the globe!
Watch parades (on select nights) of spectacular floats. Sample flavors from the bayou to Brazil and beyond. Enjoy live music all around and concerts (on select nights), then go ahead and get your beads and your party on!
This month’s entertainment lineup:
  • March 2- DJ Khaled
  • March 9- Ava Max
  • March 10- Queen Latifah
  • March 16 - Luis Fonsi
  • March 17 - Zedd 

Join the Party at Fun Spot Mardi Gras!

Take a trip to Fun Spot America and enjoy the delicious flavors of Mardi Gras right in Orlando! Enjoy exciting jazz music, a family-friendly parade with beads, Foto Spots for you and your “Krewe,” mouthwatering Gator Bites and more.
Why settle for just red when you can splash the town with shades of purple, green, and gold? With vibrant decorations and lively jazz tunes, Fun Spot is creating the perfect ambiance for a family-friendly Mardi Gras experience. Come savor the New Orleans vibe right here in Florida!  

Plan for St. Patrick’s Day on I-Drive

Howl at the Moon St. Patrick's Day Party March 16th, 2024

In search of the perfect March celebration destination? Search no more! Join us at Howl at the Moon this St. Patrick's Day and let the Irish luck illuminate your festivities. We understand that this holiday is more than just green beer and shamrocks; it's about truly celebrating. And if there's one thing they excel at, it's creating an unforgettable celebration experience.
Enjoy specials like $4 Green Beer, $6 White Claw, $7 Blarney Bomb Shots, and $9 Lucky Charms Shots. What more could you ask for? We’ll see you (on) the Moon! 

Lucky Leprechaun St. Patrick's Day Party March 17th, 2024

Join the party at The Lucky Leprechaun Irish Pub for the most authentic Irish party in Orlando!
Live entertainment throughout the day, including:
  • 4pm-6pm: Irish Folk Songs with Steve Brannon
  • 6pm-7pm: Reedy Creek Fire Dept Pipe Band
  • 7:30pm - 8:30pm: Promo Girls
  • 7pm-10pm: Irish Dancing & Ceilidh
  • Sarah Costello Irish Dance Academy
The Lucky Leprechaun will also be serving up traditional Irish delights such as Corned Beef & Cabbage, Irish Stew, and Fish & Chips! Before indulging in the festivities, stop by the Irish Import Store to stock up on all your favorite Irish foods and goodies. Be sure to arrive early as they anticipate a large crowd eager to join in on the fun. And the best part? There's no cover charge, and children are more than welcome to join in the festivities! We can't wait to see you all there! 

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations at SeaWorld Orlando 3/7-3/10 and 3/14-3/17

Experience the magic of St. Patrick's Day at SeaWorld Orlando from March 7th to 10th and 14th to 17th! Dive into a world of Irish charm and celebration as SeaWorld transforms into a green paradise filled with festive cheer. Delight in traditional Irish music, dance to lively tunes, and indulge in authentic Irish cuisine, including favorites like Corned Beef & Cabbage and Shepherd's Pie.
Some of the highlights of the event include: 
  • Streets of Green – Make your way to the Irish Market Plaza at select times to see lively entertainers, amazing stilt walkers, and more! During select times from 12:30 - 6 p.m.
  • Timeless Tunes – Lose yourself in Irish melodies as traditional musicians bring their beautiful sounds to Orlando throughout the day. During select times from 12:30-6 p.m.
  • Tastes of Ireland – Take your Seven Seas Food Festival voyage to the Emerald Isle with limited time offerings like Shepard's Pie, and toast the day with a Shamrock Sour from 11:30 a.m. to park close! 

SeaWorld's 60th Birthday Celebration!

Kick off SeaWorld's 60th Celebration on March 21st! Dive into six decades of marine magic with special exhibits, thrilling rides, and unforgettable experiences. Don't miss out on this historic milestone as they honor their commitment to marine life and conservation. The world-class parks are celebrating with year-long festivities, featuring new themed rides, attractions, shows, and exclusive ticket offers. Stay tuned for announcements on limited-edition food, beverages, merchandise, and collectibles! 

Easter Celebrations on I-Drive

Easter on International Drive promises a delightful blend of festivities, offering something for everyone to enjoy. From extravagant brunches at renowned restaurants to family-friendly egg hunts at various attractions, the spirit of Easter fills the air. Easter commences on Sunday, March 31st, so stay tuned for more information to come!
March is a beautiful time to visit International Drive, offering Springtime temps that invite you to explore all the area has to offer! During your visit this month, be sure to get in on the excitement at these special events and browse all of the events happening in Orlando's Most Dynamic Neighborhood on our events calendar.