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December Happenings

December is a busy month here on I-Drive ! With the Holiday season in full swing, cooler weather finally here, and friends and family visiting from near and far - I-Drive’s calendar is popping with new and exciting experiences to enjoy! So, if you find yourself in Orlando this month, check out these must-see events! Credit- Left: Universal Orlando Right: SeaWorld Orlando Facebook Holiday Celebrations Universal Orlando...


5 Fun Family Outings

November is the beginning of the Holiday season, and with the holidays comes family gatherings and time spent catching up with both old and new friends where we share memories from the past, and make new memories to cherish for years to come. While you and your family are here on I-Drive this month, be sure to make time to stop at these 5 favorite family attractions to make new memories while having a blast! Credit: MadameTussaudsFacebook 1. Madame Tussauds Every friend or family member is a sup...


Thanksgiving Day on I-Drive

Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to gather around the dinner table; to enjoy one another’s company, a delicious feast, and to remember and reflect on all that we have to be thankful for! If you’re hoping to spend more time relaxing and enjoying good company and food, and less time cleaning up, luckily we’ve got lots of restaurants offering Thanksgiving feast specials! Grab those stretchy pants, and get ready to indulge in some delicious traditional favorites this T...


5 Creative Date Nights on I-Drive

We hold date night near and dear to our hearts here on I-Drive! Whether you’re newly dating and looking to get to know someone while having a blast, or have been together for a long time and want to keep the sparks alive…date night is very important! But, sometimes date night can become monotonous, so switch things up a bit! When you’re planning your next date night on I-Drive, be sure to give these creative date night ideas a try! Credit: TopGolf Facebook TopGolf Enjoy a stunn...


November Happenings

We’re well on our way to cooler weather here in Orlando, and you know what that means; the holiday season is fast approaching. This time of the year is notorious for bringing friends and family together for good food, good drinks, and good times. Since here on International Drive , we’re in the business of making memories, we’ve got tons of events happening and things to do this month for you and those you hold near and dear to come enjoy as we kick off the holiday season! Give...


The Perfect Taco on I-Drive

Tacos! No matter where you’re from, how old you are, or what your favorite type of cuisine is, you’ve had the pleasure of enjoying a taco. They even have a day of the week designated just for them, Taco Tuesday! But if you’re a fellow taco lover, you know that any day of the week is a good day for a taco, and that’s why we’ve created a run down of 5 of the best places to get a taco right here on International Drive ! Credit: Uncle Julio's Facebook 1. Uncle JulioR...


Halloween on I-Drive

Halloween is almost here! International Drive is pleased that we can offer a wide array of Halloween themed festivities that range from totally gruesome to spooky fun for everyone. No matter what kind of Halloween celebrations fit your idea of a memorable Halloween night, we’re sure you can find it on our long list of Halloween celebrations going down right here on I-Drive this year! Credit: SeaWorld Fun for Everyone SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular has been going on all month long,...


Make Day Date Plans on I-Drive

Anyone can spend a night out on International Drive , but you haven’t really dated on I-Drive until you’ve spent the whole day with us! Luckily, there are tons of fun things to do that will sweep her or him off their feet! Credit: Facebook If you want the real Date Day experience, you need to take advantage of Rosen Centre’s Sweet Couples Retreat package – a one night, and one night only although we’re sure they wouldn’t mind you extending your day , that incl...


5 Favorite I-Drive Pizza Places

The word pizza was first documented in 997 A.D. in Gaeta and parts of Central and Southern Italy. Over the years, it’s become an American favorite! It’s easy to eat, can be switched up with a variety of toppings and types of crust, and can satisfy the hunger of everyone in a family with no fuss! Here on I-Drive , we’re lucky to have a long list of pizza places to choose from…no matter what kind of pizza you’ve got on your mind, you’ll find it here and it will ...


We Have Paint Nights on I-Drive?!

A new phenomenon is invading the country! Bars and restaurants are offering one-of-a-kind experiences to explore your creativity by painting the night away. Paint Nite embraces the serenity of calming strokes and vibrant colors, allowing you to feel like a modern-day Picasso. Guided by master artists, you’ll be set up for success to create an acrylic masterpiece! Whether you paint alone or with friends, you’ll enjoy the perfect mix of artistic and alcoholic spirits, hosted across Int...


5 Sweet Spots on I-Drive

'Tis the season where we celebrate our favorite sweet treats! They are a part of our pastimes, special occasions..like trick or treating of course, and the way that we sweeten even the sourest of days. Since here on International Drive we’re all about indulging in the sweeter things in life, we have dedicated this time to tell you about the five sweetest spots on I-Drive ! Credit: FuzziwigCandyFactory.com Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory has been bringing your...


October Happenings

If you haven’t already fallen in love with the International Drive area, Fall is here and our calendar for October is full of events that you’re going to love being a part of! From Halloween festivities and community charities to events specifically made for foodies and craft beer fanatics, we’re heading into fall full speed, so make sure you buckle up because it’s going to be a crazy ride! Magical Dining is in full speed, and if you haven’t already taken advanta...


Ladies Night on I-Drive

When was the last time you put your responsibilities on hold for a night and enjoyed a good time with your closest girlfriends? Well, luckily, there are tons of nightlife destinations that will prove to be an amazing night out for you and your friends, and also where you can save a few bucks with drink specials just for the ladies! So, open up that group chat and start planning your next ladies night out at one of these destinations! Credit: Blue Martini Facebook Tell your responsibilities, Hast...


Visit Orlando's Magical Dining on I-Drive

Your favorite time to be on I-Drive is back! Yes, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining is back starting on August 23rd, and with over 120 of Orlando’s best restaurants offering a three-course, prix-fixe dinner menu for just $35 per person - you never have to worry about finding an amazing place to dine without spending a fortune. Plus, everytime you dine, $1 from your meal will be donated to local charities. So, bring your appetite, and be sure to check out these sizzling Magical Dining op...


I-Drive Has Escape Games Galore

Envision yourself locked in a room with a group of your closest friends. The only way out is to solve a series of puzzles relying on your life skills. No phones. No Googling. Nothing but your minds working as one. Would you be able to escape? Find out in one of International Drive Orlando’s thrilling Escape Games! The Escape Game Orlando Rooms: The Heist. Mission: Mars. Gold Rush. Special Ops: Mysterious Market. Prison Break. Playground. You and your team will be locked in a room for one h...


September Happenings

September is finally here and we’re prepared for a month full of fun, from conventions and festivals, to getting ready for fall and everything in between here on I-Drive ! Check out our calendar of upcoming events so you don’t miss a thing, and keep reading for information on some of the biggest events going down to make your September a spectacular one! SeaWorld - Something for Everyone! Credit: SeaWorld Seaworld always has a schedule that’s packed full of family fun and festi...


5 Family Fun Destinations on I-Drive

Did you know that August is National Family Fun Month? Parents spending time together with children is critical for building strong family ties, making lifelong memories and creating an environment that builds self-esteem and character in children. On I-Drive , we've got plenty of ways to spend a day that are fun for everyone in your family unit! Plan your next family day today, and be sure that you check out these exciting destinations along the way! Credit: TopGolf Facebook 1. TopGolf All fami...


Burger Mania on I-Drive

There are lots of burger joints on I-Drive that bring the sizzle, so it's only fitting that we dedicate a blog post to the iconic hamburger that we all know and love. Keep reading for an inside scoop on some of the best spots to stop and grab a burger in your neighborhood! Credit: Facebook.com Hopdoddy Burger Bar Hopdoddy Burger Bar recently hopped its way into Pointe Orlando , where they opened their first Florida location in February! So, wha...


Laugh Your Night Away on I-Drive

If you’re looking for a side-splitting laugh-tastic experience on International Drive Orlando look no further than our fabulous comedy clubs ! For over 40 years, talent from all mediums have graced our stages with their hysterical, tear-inducing, comedy routines. Their gift for making even the most mundane moments seem bust-your-gut funny have left countless Orlando patrons with incredible stories that make every day experiences seem like an SNL skit. Are you ready to laugh your butt off? ...


Fine Wine & Craft Beers on I-Drive

We know you beer and wine connoisseurs are out there! More and more restaurants around us offer an extensive wine inventory, while craft breweries are becoming a staple. Orlando locals are uncorking their bottles and taste testing brews on the daily in the heart of our most dynamic district, International Drive ! Not sure which vibrant bar scene to hit up first? Here are some great options for people who enjoy a relaxing drink with or without dinner , sultry spaces, and sweet company. CooperR...


Late Night Cravings and Snacks

Coming home from a night out dancing at Universal CityWalk , finishing late night extra hours on the job, or just relaxing on a quiet night at home – hunger can strike at any moment! Whether your craving is sweet or savory, there are places just around the corner on International Drive that will satisfy your taste buds with all the right late-night snacks. We All Scream for Ice Cream In Florida, we are all about our refreshing tasty treats, and what better to cure your sweet tooth than wit...