When it comes to New Year's Eve in Florida, most will opt to hang out at home & watch the ball drop on T.V. or hit up a party on the waterfront with their friends to watch the fireworks — but this event coming to Orlando might just be our new tradition this year.

ICON* Park announced a new event that they're calling Light Up I-Drive: New Year's Eve Edition, and it's expected to be seriously lit.

Park guests will be able to watch fireworks from the 400 ft. tall observation wheel with champagne served in a private capsule and other boozy beverages aboard the Sky Bar. 

Even if you don't happen to get on The Wheel for the fireworks show, it's still a grand display from the ground & there's plenty of extra fun to be had in the plaza including rides, shops, restaurants & more.

The event will also feature a light show on that washes The Wheel aglow in color, international DJs, a live band, fun surprises from the event's sponsors that include Mercedez Benz and Tattinger Champagne & much more.

The best part? General admission is free with other activities, rides, & restaurants, at your disposal if you decide to splurge — like riding the 450 ft. tall Orlando Star Flyer. You can watch the fireworks display from the top of this ride too, and the views are INSANE.

Those wanting a real VIP experience have the option to purchase NYE Inner Circle Experience tickets, which feature VIP tables on the lawn with the perfect view of the midnight countdown & fireworks show.

Also included in the $200 VIP NYE Inner Circle Ticket is free valet parking, unlimited admission to The Wheel from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., 1 premium bottle of liquor, 2 bottles of Tattinger Champagne, access to the Tattinger Bubble Room experience located in the Sky Lounge, party favors & collectible souvenir champagne glasses.

Tables for the VIP experience are limited & can be purchased in advance online through Eventbrite.

Whether you pop in with free admission or decide to give yourself a little TLC with the VIP ticket, this is one event that we don't want to miss.

An overview of the Light up I-Drive New Year's event, as well as links for more info & to purchase tickets can be found below.

Light Up I-Drive: New Years Eve Edition at ICON* Park

Price: General admission is free, or the NYE Inner Circle ticket will run for $200. General Admission & Inner Circle tickets can be reserved here.
Tons of things to do, restaurants to eat at, & places to shop located within the plaza for an additional cost.

When: Dec. 31st, 2019 to Jan. 1st, 2020.

Address: 8375 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819

Why You Need To Go: Watch the fireworks from the top of the 400 ft. tall observation wheel for one of the most unique views as they blast across the sky — DJs, live entertainment & other hosted activities also available.
Tons of things to do, restaurants to eat at, and places to shop all located conveniently in 1 place.


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