2022 is here, and we’re off to a roaring start
here on International Drive.
Aside from cooler temps being matched with
sunny skies making it the perfect time to explore the Orlando area, there are
also lots of exciting events
to enjoy if you’ll be on International Drive this month!
Kick off 2022 with one-of-a-kind celebrations,
exciting shows and exhibits, and live entertainment that will have you dancing
into an amazing new year!
This special one day event is held in honor of
the cherished tradition of Latin cultures and will be happening at SeaWorld
Orlando on January 6th! Families are invited to help commemorate the arrival of the Three Wise Men, and
enjoy festive cuisine as they enjoy extended opportunities for special
performances in the Nautilus Theater, Sea of Trees, and SeaWorld’s festive
holiday lights! If you’re looking to keep the spirit of the holidays burning
brighter and longer than ever, this is a can’t miss event
Celebrate Three Kings all weekend long at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar Orlando! This festive
celebration starts on Friday, January 7th and marks the return of their very
popular Dinner & Show weekends with live Latin band entertainment from
6:30pm to midnight every Friday night, and 6pm - 10:30pm every Saturday night.
The Three Kings Day, also known as the
Epiphany Feast, completes the season of giving with the arrival of the Three
Kings, Los Reyes Magos. Not only will guests enjoy authentic and delicious
cuisine, but live music will be going on throughout the weekend celebration,
and showroom guests will be treated to a special surprise gift to take home and
enjoy! Showroom seating reservations are available for specific times over the
weekend, so be sure to make your reservation to come out and enjoy the
celebration alongside Central Florida’s most authentic Cuban music and dining
experience! Learn more about who will be performing, and make your reservation
Get ready to raise your hands, raise your
voice, and raise your spirit at Rock the Universe, a fan-favorite annual event at Universal Studios Orlando! Rock the Universe is
an unforgettable weekend of faith and fun with two nights of powerful tunes
from Christian Music’s brightest stars!
On Saturday join with others for a touching
ceremony with a special message and moving music performed live by one of their
headliners! Then on Sunday morning, wrap up your weekend praising God with
youth from around the country at a powerful, non-denominational workshop service.
Get all the details about this popular annual
and get in on the festivities!
Orange County Convention Center
The Orange County Convention Center
has a busy month this January, and no matter what your interests are, you’ll
surely find a convention show that will help you prepare for a productive 2022
full of growth.
Tying the knot in 2022? You’re in luck,
because the Florida Wedding Expo
will be taking on Orlando starting on January 9th, and being one of the largest
and most spectacular wedding expos of the year, you’re not going to want to
Enjoy browsing over 150 vendor exhibits,
networking with industry experts, fun activities and demos, plus over 100
giveaways including over 6 honeymoon packages and 2 free wedding giveaways!
This show has everything you need to make your
dream wedding a reality. Get your ticket today
The 11th Annual Orlando Home & Garden Show
returns on January 14th and this free event brings with it everything you’ll
need to accomplish your home projects in 2022.One place. One weekend. All your projects solved! This show will help
you turn your home improvement and outdoor projects from fantasy… to reality,
and you’ll find that you’ll be having a blast along the way!
Port of Go!
Another popular annual event returns this
year, and if one of your New Year’s resolutions was to travel more, you’re not
going to want to miss it!
During this expo you’ll find exclusive
opportunities to meet one-on-one with travel brands and discover countless
destinations and cultures from around the world! Let the experts help you find
and book your dream getaway at special event-only prices that you simply won’t
find anywhere else. Enjoy learning from industry leaders who offer travel and
tourism inspiration, tips, and advice to help you and your family get the most
out of your next vacation! Details
Some other conventions going on this month to
keep an eye out for are:
For the shoe lovers, on January 16th head to
Avanti Palms Resort & Conference Center for Sneaker Sesh
, a premier event where you can buy, sell, and trade shoes, apparel and
accessories. Live music, food, beverages and cocktails will be available in the
main lobby and poolside, as you enjoy networking with sneaker bloggers,
influencers, place bids in live auctions, win prizes in raffles and so much
more! If you’re looking to update your style in 2022, this is a perfect spot to
And for those of you who live for magic and
is taking over DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance
to Universal Orlando on January 21st - January 23rd and is celebrating
everything you love most in fandoms! Villainy exists across all fandoms and at
Villicon you’ll be invited to unleash your darker side, whatever that may be!
Get the details
and don’t miss out on the magic!
Set the rhythm for the new year with live
entertainment at your favorite spots along International Drive.
Looking for a laugh? Orlando Improv has plenty
to go around, and will be hosting numerous headliners this month, see their
upcoming schedule of performers here
Tin Roof Orlando
Aside from nightly live music from local
artists and widely known musicians, Tin Roof Orlando also hosts weekly events
like trivia night, karaoke night, comedy night, dueling piano performances and
more… There's always something going on at Tin Roof Orlando. Get the details on
everything going down at Tin Roof Orlando here
Hard Rock Orlando
There’s a reason we refer to Hard Rock Orlando
as the “Coliseum of Rock ‘n Roll” and if you’re looking to catch some of the
biggest names in music and comedy during your next visit to I-Drive, be sure to
check out their calendar of performances
before your trip.
Mango’s Tropical Cafe Orlando is one of
International Drive’s most exciting dining and entertainment experiences.
Guests are sure to create memories here, from the award-winning dining, to the
electric shows, and unforgettable nightlife in their state-of-the-art facility.
This unique Latin-themed experience is a must anytime you’re visiting I-Drive,
and aside from nightly entertainment, they also host special events. See what’s
going down at Mango’s this month
2022 is officially here, and if you’re looking
to jump into the New Year with an unforgettable trip to International Drive, be
sure to get in on all of the exciting events
going down in Orlando’s Most Dynamic
Neighborhood this January!