November Happenings on International Drive

Thursday, November 4, 2021
November is upon us, and one thing we’re grateful for is a full calendar boasting events and one-of-a-kind experiences that everyone can enjoy!
If you’ll be on International Drive this month, be sure to check out these exciting events going down in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood.
Guy Harvey Weekend at SeaWorld Orlando
We all know Guy Harvey, whether it be for his art, or for being a unique blend of scientist, diver, angler, conservationist, and explorer, all the while being fiercely devoted to his family and his love of the sea. Kick off November with an exciting opportunity to meet the man himself while enjoying a day of fun at SeaWorld Orlando. 
Enjoy a meet-and-greet, get an autograph, and snap a picture with Guy Harvey, and even enjoy an evening Guy Harvey Prix-Fixe Dinner at Sharks Underwater Grill. Guy Harvey weekend will take place on November 6th and 7th, so get the details today and reserve your spot.
Florida Kids & Family Expo
The Florida Kids and Family Expo is Central Florida’s Family Favorite Event, and it returns to the Orange County Convention Center on November 13th and 14th!
The Florida Kids and Family Expo was created in 2014 by two Central Florida moms that wanted to help other families find services, products, and more for their family in Central Florida. Featuring over 150 exhibitors ranging from businesses, organizations, schools, products in addition to tons of fun-filled activities for the kids to enjoy too, this is a can’t miss event.
Just some of the attractions that will be at this event include: bumper cars, a mechanical bull, carnival rides, bounce houses, a petting zoo, arts and crafts, sports zones, pony rides, dodgeball, character meet and greets, live demos, prizes and giveaways, face painting, live aerial acts, laser tag, and so much more!
Get the details today and plan to come out and enjoy a day of discovery and fun for the whole family with more things to experience than you can do in a day.
For those of you who are itching for the holiday season to start...
Universal Orlando is kicking off their holiday celebrations on November 13th!
Get in the spirit with holiday shows and decorations in both lands of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter!
Enjoy one-of-a-kind experiences in both Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure for a holiday season celebration in true Universal Orlando style; mind-blowing, mischief-making, and action-packed!
Be sure to check out these new experiences this year:
Universal’s Holiday Experience featuring Macy’s Balloons, Universal’s Holiday Character Celebration, and The Grinch & The Whos at Islands of Adventure.
If you’ll be visiting I-Drive this month and want to kick start your holiday season with a bang, Universal is the spot! 
SeaWorld Orlando
Get ready to immerse yourself in a sea of lights, holiday entertainment and so much more!
SeaWorld Orlando kicks off their holiday celebrations on November 14th, and with so much to see and do, you may want to plan for more than a day.
Get ready to see one of your favorite Orlando theme parks transform into a winter wonderland sparkling with holiday shows, delicious food and beverages, and over 3 million beautiful lights.
Aside from their family-favorite holiday shows, Rudolph’s Movie Experience, Sea of Trees, and Winter Wonderland on Ice, they have added many new holiday experiences to their holiday celebrations this year!
New experiences to look forward to this year include:
  • It’s a Wonderful Night: A New Story to Tell
  • Ice Skating at Bayside Stadium
  • Hanukkah Celebration
  • Kwanzaa Festivities
  • Photos with Santa Claus
  • Happy Holidays from Sesame Street Land
And don’t miss out on Special Events like Rudolph’s Christmas Town, and their Christmas Market.
There is so much to ‘sea’ at SeaWorld Orlando this year. So get all the details, gather your family, and join all your festive friends at SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration this year!
Immersive Van Gogh Orlando
Get ready to immerse yourself in Van Gogh’s work like never before at the Immersive Van Gogh Orlando exhibit coming to the Orange County Convention Center on November 26th.
From his sunny landscapes and night scenes, to his portraits and still like paintings… this is your chance to immerse yourself in all of it.
The installation includes the Mangeurs de pommes de terre (The Potato Eaters, 1885), the Nuit étoilée (Starry Night, 1889), Les Tournesols (Sunflowers, 1888), and La Chambre à coucher (The Bedroom, 1889), and so much more. The creator of the Immersive Van Gogh exhibition is Italian installation artist Massimiliano Siccardi, whose work was seen by over 2 million visitors in Paris and was featured on Netflix’s Emily in Paris.
Lose yourself in the ultimate immersive art experience – surrounded by over 500,000 cubic feet of monumental projections animating Vincent van Gogh’s oeuvre. Wander through entrancing, moving images that highlight brushstrokes, detail, and color – truly illuminating the mind of the genius.
If you’re in Orlando this November and are looking for a one-of-a-kind exhibit that the whole family can appreciate, the perfect date, an excursion with friends, a photo-perfect ladies night, or an unforgettable solo expedition, plan to attend this exhibit and get ready to experience Van Gogh’s art in a completely new and unforgettable way.
Get all the details about this exciting event today!
And of course, no trip to I-Drive is complete without indulging in some world-class, live entertainment!
Tin Roof Orlando
If you’re looking for cold drinks, better than bar bites, and live entertainment Tin Roof Orlando at ICON Park Orlando has something going on every night of the week!
You can see a full lineup of weekly and special events happening at Tin Roof Orlando here
Orlando Improv
Sometimes a good laugh is all you need, and at Orlando Improv you’ll find laughter met with a delicious dinner to make for an unforgettable night out in Orlando!
This month Orlando Improv has headliners like, Jess Hilarious, Ari Shaffir, Doug Stanhope, Bryan Callen, and Becky Robinson taking the stage, in addition to a comedy school showcase on November 24th, and a performance from the “We Ain't Done Yet” Wild N’ Out comedy tour to close out the month!
Get all the details about catching a dinner show at the famous Orlando Improv this month, here
Hard Rock Live
Catch some of the biggest names in music and comedy at the “Coliseum of Rock ‘n Roll” AKA Hard Rock Live! With over 7 headliners taking the stage this month, be sure to check out their upcoming calendar to catch a show at the beloved Hard Rock Live during your trip to I-Drive this November.
Thanksgiving Day
Planning to spend the holiday on International Drive? Get a head start on planning where your family will celebrate Thanksgiving this year. Many destinations, including, Cooper’s Hawk Winery, Capital Grille, A Land Remembered, Rosen Shingle Creek, Rosen Plaza and Rosen Centre have already released what specials they’ll be offering for Thanksgiving this year. Check them out today, and stay tuned for a full lineup of Thanksgiving specials available on I-Drive coming soon!
Make your trip to International Drive this November unforgettable, see a full lineup of events happening in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood this month and start making plans to get in on the fun!