Sunny days, flowers
blooming, birds singing… when you visit Orlando in May it seems anything is
possible, and on I-Drive, it is!
If you’ll be visiting
Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood this month, there are lots of events
you won’t want to miss! So dig out those tank tops and
shorts, slide on your favorite flops, and head to these exciting events
happening right here on International Drive this May.
No trip to Orlando is
complete without a trip to SeaWorld Orlando, and if you’ll be heading to
SeaWorld this month be sure to catch these events happening throughout May.
Cinco De Mayo
Don’t miss SeaWorld’s
Cinco De Mayo
celebration happening the first two weekends of May,
Thursday through Sunday from April 29 through May 8th.
Watch as the Wild Arctic
Plaza comes to life for a true “fiesta in the street” complete with stilt
walkers, party starters and more from 12 pm to 6 pm. Then get your feet moving
at a fun-filled party where a DJ will be spinning new and old beats all day
long! Immerse yourself in the traditional music of Mexico as classic bands
bring their beautiful and bold sounds to Orlando throughout the park, and of
course, we can’t forget about the food! Get ready to savor new and classic
tastes as part of their Seven Seas Food Festival, including favorites like mini
churro bites, drunken shrimp tostadas, beef barbacoa tacos, and delicious beers
and cocktails from 11:30 am to park close.
If you’re a foodie who will be in Orlando before
May 8th, be sure to catch the tail end of their Seven Seas Food Festival
… a true foodie’s paradise. This event features more
than 200 distinct flavors that you can enjoy as you sip and savor your way
around the globe, all the while exploring the many exciting experiences that
await you at one of Orlando’s favorite theme parks. Details can be found here
Viva La Musica
Head to SeaWorld Orlando
on Saturday and Sunday from May 14th through the 22nd to experience all of the
color and culture in a new way during their Viva La Musica
event! This festive, family-friendly Latin celebration
features the hottest in Latin entertainment, in addition to the coolest
attractions and animal adventures, to make for an unforgettable weekend at
SeaWorld! Don’t let the sound, spice, and spirit of this special annual event
pass you by, get all the details
before your next visit to Orlando!
If you’ll be visiting
I-Drive toward the end of May, be sure to catch the kick off of Electric Ocean
, another popular annual event returning to SeaWorld
Orlando this year!
The event starts on May
27th and is included with park admission! When the sun goes down, the night
fires up, and this event gives guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in
exotic worlds of light and music, as you experience your favorite SeaWorld
attractions in a whole new way! Join playful, glowing sea creatures, dance to
the sounds of world-class DJs, and end the night with Ignite, a fireworks and
fountains spectacular that brings the brilliance of the sea to the sky above!
12th Annual Black and
If you’re looking to
attend an extraordinary charity event at the beautiful Rosen Plaza Hotel, look
no further! This May, Black and White Weekend
returns to Orlando.
“BASE Camp provides
a year-round base of support for children and families who are facing the
challenge of living with cancer and other life-threatening hematological
illnesses.,” said Terri Jones- Robbins, President of BASE Camp.
The only event of its kind in the World, the Black and
White Weekend event is an incredibly fun and unique get together for wonderful
people of all ages and work backgrounds, from all over Central Florida and
beyond, for eating, drinking, dancing, mingling, socializing, networking,
photos, entertainment, silent auctions and so much more in a very upscale
indoor and outdoor venue across two days and one incredible night all while
supporting kids battling cancer and our ongoing well-being.
You can get your ticket
in advance for just $49, or pay $75 at the door, (if there are any spots left)
but this annual event sells out fast! Get all the details
and see the full event itinerary today!
The South East’s largest
comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event that attracts over 100,000 fans
every year - MegaCon
returns to Orlando, bringing with it 4 straight days of
nonstop excitement for fans everywhere!
Everyone is a fan of
something, and MegaCon is a place to celebrate all things pop culture. Get an
autograph or a photo with your favorite guest, get the inside scoop about your
favorite movies and TV shows at a celebrity panel, watch professional comic
artists battle it out in a Sketch Duel, learn at “How To” workshops, take
photos with your favorite costumed characters, and so much more! Plus, it is
the perfect event to buy a unique gift, for you or a special fan in your life,
with over 400,000 square feet of shopping madness!
This is a very popular
annual event, and is sure to be a FANtastic time! Get the details
If you’re hoping to
enjoy a night out with a delicious meal, cold drinks, and a whole-lot of
laughter, a stop at Orlando Improv
is a must during your visit to I-Drive!
Known for hosting some
of the biggest names in comedy, as well as up and coming stand-up comedians,
and local comedians right from Central Florida - there’s always a good show
happening at Orlando Improv, and this May is no different!
Hard Rock Live Orlando
Everyone knows Hard Rock
, they have quite a
reputation for hosting performances from some of the biggest names in music and
comedy, and is often referred to as the “Coliseum of Rock ‘n Roll” and this
month there are lots of artists rocking the house!
Get all the details about these and other performances
happening at Hard Rock Live Orlando
this May and
prepare to be star struck.
Find a full list of live entertainment happenings around
International Drive this month here
, and enjoy!
The possibilities for an unforgettable trip to
International Drive are endless this May! Be sure to spring into action with us
at these exciting events, and stay tuned on our calendar of events
don’t miss a thing happening in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood this month!