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Unwrap Your Holidays on I-Drive

‘Tis the season to be jolly! December has arrived, and if you’ve been around International Drive lately, you’ve noticed that it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Although things are a little different this holiday season, many establishments and attractions along International Drive have worked hard to bring you your favorite annual holiday celebrations, as well as new holiday traditions that you and your family will en...


A Thanksgiving Feast on I-Drive

Less cooking, less mess, less stress! Thanksgiving is upon us! Here on I-Drive, we are so thankful for the many restaurants who have worked hard to put together safe and delicious Thanksgiving specials that families can gather around and enjoy together after a long year. So cheers, to a Thanksgiving holiday that is sure to be full of good times, great company, and a Thanksgiving feast on I-Drive that exceeds expectations! Rosen Hotels Rosen Plaza...


Orlando Winterfest and Holiday Market!

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 vendor...


Florida Residents Rejoice

Let’s be honest, there are a lot of reasons to love being a Florida Resident; and even more if you’re a Florida Resident residing in Orlando’s most dynamic neighborhood! There is always something new to see, or do on I-Drive, and with crowds being at a low, so are wait times and lines at all of your favorite spots! So, get out there and enjoy everything you love about being an Orlando resident, and take advantage of these great ...


November Happenings on I-Drive

November is all about being thankful, and one thing we’re grateful for is food and fun with family and friends in our favorite place! Our calendar is stocked full of events that will have you feeling thankful for your time on I-Drive during the month of November. Start the month with smiles and cheer. Credit: OrlandoImprovFacebook Orlando Improv The Improv has brought 40 years of fun, millions of laughs, and has welcomed some of the biggest...


Getting Spooky on I-Drive

Spooky season is upon us, and if you’re visiting International Drive for Halloween we’ve got plenty of tricks and treats, scares and sweets, thrills and chills to choose from! Whether you’re celebrating with the whole family, or heading out for a wild night with your crew - you’ll find a spooktacular time right here on I-Drive ! SeaWorld Spooktacular SeaWorld Orlando knew that after the year we’ve had, we needed a sp...


5 Iconic Spots to Snap a Picture on I-Drive

There are so many reasons why we love Orlando, and the endless photo ops is just one of them. We all know that nothing is worse than having such a spectacular time in Orlando that you totally forget to take any pictures, and since October is National Photographer Appreciation month, we’re showing a little extra appreciation for those who go the extra mile to capture the perfect moments, by featuring some of the top spots to snap a pic on I-...


Orlando Entertainment District - Promoting a Playground for Locals on I-Drive

Locals have reconnected with an old friend and are hanging out on International Drive. Now, top attractions, bars, restaurants and night clubs which have sprung up in the past decade on I-Drive are looking to amplify the trend by creating the Orlando Entertainment District and increasing communication with local residents. ICON Park’s president and CEO Chris Jaskiewicz is leading the charge to brand the area the Entertainment District. Orla...


Dinner on I-Drive? Pasta Please!

Not that we needed a reason to write a blog post about Pasta, but October is National Pasta Month, so we thought it appropriate to give you a quick rundown on what Italian restaurants on I-Drive you must visit to enjoy some pasta deliziosa. Credit: VincenzosFacebook Vincenzo Cucina Italia is locally owned and operated by the Navarro family who has been whipping up classic Italian favorites on I-Drive for over 23 years. But creating authentic Ital...


October Happenings on I-Drive

Fall is upon us! A cool breeze, sunny skies, and palm trees; we love Fall in Florida and we’re so ready for spooks, screams, pumpkins, and as always, good times with the people we love most! If you find yourself on I-Drive during October, be sure to check out these exciting upcoming events! Halloween Spooktacular SeaWorld Orlando’s annual Halloween Spooktacular is back! This popular event is packed full of fun for everyone in the fami...