“We have all faced a year like no
other. Our International Drive businesses have pushed through with strength and
hope as I have never seen before. We are thrilled to have something new &
exciting for us to look forward to this Holiday Season,” says Luann Brooks,
Executive Director at the I-Drive Business Improvement District.
Get excited for the upcoming holiday
season with Orlando’s first holiday gift show of the year!
Over 1,000 vendors will be attending
the Orlando Winterfest and Holiday Market
, offering the ultimate gift shopping experience for the
entire family; and, giving many local businesses who have been affected by
COVID-19 a much needed opportunity to network with their customers face to
face before the year’s end.
What to expect?
A magical winter wonderland of
holiday traditions, new and old, attractions including magnificent displays of
lights and décor, a holiday market, live events, festive holiday fare, and
photo ops with the big man himself!
You’ll find something for everyone
on your holiday shopping list, with a variety of unique gifts with vendors
offering everything from apparel and accessories, to health, wellness and beauty
products, home and garden decor and more!
But, if finding the perfect present
for your family and friends wasn’t enough - you’ll also be met with a variety
of family fun activities, food to fuel your shopping, live music, entertainment for all ages
and a variety of offers from some of your favorite local attractions, as
well as nightlife and entertainment spots! Plus, the Orange County Convention Center will
be decorated for the holidays with festive photo opportunities showcasing
designer sets, trees, wreaths and more!
Who is hosting the event?
The event is brought to you by
Alliance Nationwide Exposition in partnership with International Drive Business
Improvement District and iHeartMedia.
The Alliance Nationwide Exposition
is a General Service Contractor, and the creator of the Together Again Expo.
They are known for providing exceptional exposition production, logistics,
labor, and décor services to hundreds of events across the United States year
Many know iHeartMedia, since after
all they are one of the top nationwide audio companies in the United States. They
reach 9 out of 10 Americans every month, which added to their quarter of a
billion monthly users allows them to have a greater reach than any other media
company in the United States.
When & Where?
Mark your calendar to get in on the
festivities happening from Thursday, December 3rd through Sunday, December 6th,
just in time to finish up your holiday shopping!
Santa will be making a grand entrance with interactive fun
and holiday photos to thrill children of all ages. Contactless visits with Santa will be
Friday - Sunday, December 4th - 6th. Children can also bring a letter or wish list to leave in Santa's mailbox!
Here’s a breakdown of the Winterfest & Holiday Market schedule:
December 3 → 4:00pm - 8:00pm
- On Thursday at 4pm, help us kick off the
event as we light up the spirit of the holiday season at the inaugural tree
lighting with Winterfest carolers, live entertainment, and local dignitaries in
a community event for all.
December 4 → 11:00am - 6:00pm
December 5 →10:00am - 6:00pm
December 6 → 11:00am - 5:00pm
This highly anticipated event will
be held at the beloved Orange County Convention Center, the second largest
meeting and convention facility in the country; leaving ample room to allow for
proper social distancing, and a safe shopping experience for guests. You can
learn more about the Orange County Convention Center here
How much is admission, and how do I
purchase my ticket?
Adult admission for one day is $13 if you
purchase in advance here
, or $16 at the door.
An unlimited admission adult ticket
is $26 if you purchase in advance here
, or $29 at the door.
For your kiddos aged 6 to 12, one day admission
is $6 when purchased ahead of time, and $15 at the door. If your little is under 5 years old,
they can enter for free with the purchase of an adult ticket.
You can find more information on purchasing tickets here
Want to be an exhibitor or sponsor?
If you’re an Orlando business who
would like to get in on the action, you can find more information, including
exhibitor guidelines, and how to book your booth, here
You can subscribe
to the Orlando Winterfest mailing list to be the first to
know about event updates, or visit here
for updates to the exhibitor directory.