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Convention Center District Navigator

Convention Center District Navigator

Know before you go... Tips for navigating Orlando's Convention Center District

Whether you're visiting for the day or staying overnight, there's so much to see and do along International Drive and the surrounding areas. Here are some tips for getting around the Convention Center District. Choose a tab below related to your reason for visiting.

  • Tourists
  • Event Attendees
  • District Employees
  • Locals
  • Pedicab Operators
  • Taxi/Rideshare Drivers
  • Meeting Planners
  • Business Owners

District parking locations

There's plenty to do in the Convention Center District and along International Drive, the heart of Orange County's tourism corridor. Depending on what brings you to the district, there's a good chance you could park your car once and explore everything our neighborhood has to offer by foot.

Now let's show you public parking options in the district and see if there's a good option that fits your itinerary:

  • Pointe Orlando
    9101 International Drive
    Pointe Orlando offers a mix of dining, retail and entertainment experiences. An on-site parking garage, and the option to valet your vehicle, make navigating that portion of the International Drive corridor that much easier.
    Parking rates vary.
  • I-Drive 360
    8375 International Drive
    I-Drive 360 is home to some of the newest dining and entertainment options within the Convention Center District. Parking at I-Drive 360 gives you access to top-tier attractions like The Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds wax museum and Sea Life Aquarium.
    Free parking.
  • Hollywood Plaza (coming soon!)
    Intersection of International Drive & Sand Lake Road
    The under-construction Hollywood Plaza garage gives guests at Mango’s Tropical Café a secure place to park while they dance the night away. The top floor of I-Drive’s newest parking garage will also be one of the district’s newest dining destinations. Information on that dining option will be released when it is available.
    Parking rates to be determined.

District transportation options

Whether you're coming to the district in your personal vehicle, taking a taxi in or riding the local Lynx bus, there are even more ways to get around International Drive once you're here:


Helpful technology

Navigating the bustling Convention Center District is made easier with some helpful technology available to you just at your fingertips. Here are some tools to consider using while you explore I-Drive:


District attraction information

We know Orlando is a dream vacation destination and we're happy to say we host of the region's best attractions right in our district. Here's where you'll find what's hot in the Convention Center District and what you need to know about getting there:


OCCC Calendar of Events

When our facility is busy it usually affects traffic and transportation options in the District. See what events are happening on our campus when you're planning to visit the region:


District Crowd Calendar

I-Drive isn't the popular destination it is because we turn the lights off at 7 p.m. Between the convention center, top-tier attractions and endless eating options, I-Drive is the place to be any time of day. Of course, we know being home to amazing celebrations and events means more traffic. Here’s a District Crowd Calendar that will tell you what kind of traffic you can expect when you’re visiting our destination.


Getting here

There are so many ways to get to International Drive. Here's the latest information you need to know about navigating our district by car, taxi and bus:

District parking locations

There's plenty to do in the Convention Center District and along International Drive, the heart of Orange County's tourism corridor. Depending on what brings you to the district, there's a good chance you could park your car once and explore everything our neighborhood has to offer by foot.

Now let's show you public parking options in the district and see if there's a good option that fits your itinerary:

  • Pointe Orlando
    9101 International Drive
    Pointe Orlando offers a mix of dining, retail and entertainment experiences. An on-site parking garage, and the option to valet your vehicle, make navigating that portion of the International Drive corridor that much easier.
    Parking rates vary.
  • I-Drive 360
    8375 International Drive
    I-Drive 360 is home to some of the newest dining and entertainment options within the Convention Center District. Parking at I-Drive 360 gives you access to top-tier attractions like The Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds wax museum and Sea Life Aquarium.
    Free parking.
  • Hollywood Plaza (coming soon!)
    Intersection of International Drive & Sand Lake Road
    The under-construction Hollywood Plaza garage gives guests at Mango’s Tropical Café a secure place to park while they dance the night away. The top floor of I-Drive’s newest parking garage will also be one of the district’s newest dining destinations. Information on that dining option will be released when it is available.
    Parking rates to be determined.

District Crowd Calendar

I-Drive isn't the popular destination it is because we turn the lights off at 7 p.m. Between the convention center, top-tier attractions and endless eating options, I-Drive is the place to be any time of day. Of course, we know being home to amazing celebrations and events means more traffic. Here’s a District Crowd Calendar that will tell you what kind of traffic you can expect when you’re visiting our destination.


District attraction information

We know Orlando is a dream vacation destination and we're happy to say we host of the region's best attractions right in our district. Here's where you'll find what's hot in the Convention Center District and what you need to know about getting there:


District transportation options

Whether you're coming to the district in your personal vehicle, taking a taxi in or riding the local Lynx bus, there are even more ways to get around International Drive once you're here:


OCCC website

On any given day, the Orange County Convention Center operates like a small city. To learn more about what we do here, check out the rest of our website.


Getting here

There are so many ways to get to International Drive. Here's the latest information you need to know about navigating our district by car, taxi and bus:


Approved Taxis

We know there are plenty of ways to get around I-Drive, but here are the taxi companies approved to operate at the convention center, meaning you can trust their drivers and know you're in good hands.

The location of taxi service varies by show. Typically, a taxi stand will be set up in the front of the building. Hours of operation will be posted by the show management.

The following taxi cab companies are approved to pick up at the Orange County Convention Center:

Checker Cab | (407) 422-2222
City Cab | (407) 422-2222
Diamond Cab Company | (407) 523-3333
Star Taxi | (407) 857-9999
Yellow Cab | (407) 422-2222

Traffic updates

We’re trying to take the guess work out of traveling within our district by posting live traffic updates here. It can always be expected we’re busy during rush hour, but here’s the latest look at traffic around our destination:

OCCC Calendar of Events

When our facility is busy it usually affects traffic and transportation options in the District. See what events are happening on our campus when you're planning to visit the region:


District Crowd Calendar

I-Drive isn't the popular destination it is because we turn the lights off at 7 p.m. Between the convention center, top-tier attractions and endless eating options, I-Drive is the place to be any time of day. Of course, we know being home to amazing celebrations and events means more traffic. Here’s a District Crowd Calendar that will tell you what kind of traffic you can expect when you’re visiting our destination.


Construction information

With Central Florida growing so much, our infrastructure and roadways are being upgraded to meet the ever-growing demand. Here’s the latest information on construction happening around our corridor.


District transportation options

Whether you're coming to the district in your personal vehicle, taking a taxi in or riding the local Lynx line, there's even more ways to get around International Drive once you're here. As an employee of the district, you pay a reduced fare when you ride the I-RIDE Trolley!


Alternate routes

One way to avoid traffic on International Drive is by only getting onto the road when you’re near your final destination. Some alternate ways to get here include Universal Boulevard, which runs parallel to I-Drive, and connecting to the district from the State Road 528 (Beachline Expressway).

Here’s a look at other alternate routes to get into the Convention Center District, including options like connected to International Drive from the Beachline and Universal Boulevard, which runs parallel to the District:

Alternate Route Map

Alternate routes

One way to avoid traffic on International Drive is by only getting onto the road when you’re near your final destination. Some alternate ways to get here include Universal Boulevard, which runs parallel to I-Drive, and connecting to the district from the State Road 528 (Beachline Expressway).

Here’s a look at other alternate routes to get into the Convention Center District, including options like connected to International Drive from the Beachline and Universal Boulevard, which runs parallel to the District:

Alternate Route Map

District parking locations

There's plenty to do in the Convention Center District and along International Drive, the heart of Orange County's tourism corridor. Depending on what brings you to the district, there's a good chance you could park your car once and explore everything our neighborhood has to offer by foot.

Now let's show you public parking options in the district and see if there's a good option that fits your itinerary:

  • Pointe Orlando
    9101 International Drive
    Pointe Orlando offers a mix of dining, retail and entertainment experiences. An on-site parking garage, and the option to valet your vehicle, make navigating that portion of the International Drive corridor that much easier.
    Parking rates vary.
  • I-Drive 360
    8375 International Drive
    I-Drive 360 is home to some of the newest dining and entertainment options within the Convention Center District. Parking at I-Drive 360 gives you access to top-tier attractions like The Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds wax museum and Sea Life Aquarium.
    Free parking.
  • Hollywood Plaza (coming soon!)
    Intersection of International Drive & Sand Lake Road
    The under-construction Hollywood Plaza garage gives guests at Mango’s Tropical Café a secure place to park while they dance the night away. The top floor of I-Drive’s newest parking garage will also be one of the district’s newest dining destinations. Information on that dining option will be released when it is available.
    Parking rates to be determined.

District transportation options

Whether you're coming to the district in your personal vehicle, taking a taxi in or riding the local Lynx bus, there are even more ways to get around International Drive once you're here:


Helpful technology

Navigating the bustling Convention Center District is made easier with some helpful technology available to you just at your fingertips. Here are some tools to consider using while you explore I-Drive:


OCCC Calendar of Events

When our facility is busy it usually affects traffic and transportation options in the District. See what events are happening on our campus when you're planning to visit the region:


Construction information

With Central Florida growing so much, our infrastructure and roadways are being upgraded to meet the ever-growing demand. Here’s the latest information on construction happening around our corridor.

OCCC Calendar of Events

When our facility is busy it usually affects traffic and transportation options in the District. See what events are happening on our campus when you're planning to visit the region:


Construction information

With Central Florida growing so much, our infrastructure and roadways are being upgraded to meet the ever-growing demand. Here’s the latest information on construction happening around our corridor.


Orange County Pedicab Ordinance

The new Orange County Pedicab Ordinance goes into effect January 1, 2018. Per the ordinance, all pedicab operators in the International Drive Tourism Corridor will now need to be permitted.

Here’s a quick look the terms of the ordinance:

  • Permit must be visible
  • Requires liability insurance policy
  • Requires all fares be displayed
  • Must meet size & body type restrictions
  • Must have all required safety equipment
  • Company name must be displayed

 

Decal & Permit Applications

Complete details about the ordinance, including the applications for a Pedicab Owner Decal and Pedicab Driver's Permit, may be found on the I-Drive District website.

Respective stand locations

Approved taxi companies operate through the Convention Center District, making sure our guests get in a car with someone who has already been vetted and keeps their safety in mind. Here are the current permanent taxi stand locations that exist within the District.

Here at the Orange County Convention Center, stand locations vary depending on the show. The latest information will be made available and shared with our approved taxi companies at that time.

If you’re a ride-share operator (with either Uber or Lyft), we ask you be courteous of other drivers and don’t make every corner your personal pick-up and drop-off location. Approved stops at the Orange County Convention Center are listed in the Uber and Lyft apps.


Construction information

With Central Florida growing so much, our infrastructure and roadways are being upgraded to meet the ever-growing demand. Here’s the latest information on construction happening around our corridor.


OCCC Calendar of Events

When our facility is busy it usually affects traffic and transportation options in the District. See what events are happening on our campus when you're planning to visit the region:


Approved Taxis

We know there are plenty of ways to get around I-Drive, but here are the taxi companies approved to operate at the convention center, meaning you can trust their drivers and know you're in good hands.

The location of taxi service varies by show. Typically, a taxi stand will be set up in the front of the building. Hours of operation will be posted by the show management.

The following taxi cab companies are approved to pick up at the Orange County Convention Center:

Checker Cab | (407) 422-2222
City Cab | (407) 422-2222
Diamond Cab Company | (407) 523-3333
Star Taxi | (407) 857-9999
Yellow Cab | (407) 422-2222

New developments

With so much happening in our district, there’s sure to be something new and exciting open by the time you’re planning your visit. Here’s the latest updates on development in the District and their locations, letting you know there could be an extra surge of traffic in that area:


District transportation options

Whether you're coming to the district in your personal vehicle, taking a taxi in or riding the local Lynx bus, there are even more ways to get around International Drive once you're here:


OCCC Calendar of Events

When our facility is busy it usually affects traffic and transportation options in the District. See what events are happening on our campus when you're planning to visit the region:


District connectivity

If you’re planning to explore the Convention Center District on foot, the best way to stay safe in that journey is to cross a bustling International Drive overhead. Equipped with five pedestrian bridges, connectivity at the Orange County Convention Center could not be easier.

 

District Crowd Calendar

I-Drive isn't the popular destination it is because we turn the lights off at 7 p.m. Between the convention center, top-tier attractions and endless eating options, I-Drive is the place to be any time of day. Of course, we know being home to amazing celebrations and events means more traffic. Here’s a District Crowd Calendar that will tell you what kind of traffic you can expect when you’re visiting our destination.


OCCC Calendar of Events

When our facility is busy it usually affects traffic and transportation options in the District. See what events are happening on our campus when you're planning to visit the region:


Construction information

With Central Florida growing so much, our infrastructure and roadways are being upgraded to meet the ever-growing demand. Here’s the latest information on construction happening around our corridor.


Pedestrian Safety

  • Crosswalk locations
  • Tips for crossing I-Drive
  • District connectivity

There are dozens of clearly marked crosswalks for you to use and safely cross International Drive and its cross streets. Here's a Google map with each of them marked so you can know exactly where you should go to cross roads in our district:

It takes everyone paying attention, visitors and motorists alike, to make sure every pedestrian in our district safely crosses our busy streets and intersections.

Motorists: Pay special attention to all signage and slow down every time you’re approaching a crosswalk.

Pedestrians: Look both ways multiple times.

If you're planning to explore the Convention Center District on foot, the best way to stay safe in that journey is to cross a bustling International Drive overhead. Equipped with five pedestrian bridges, connectivity at the Orange County Convention Center could not be easier.

 
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Orlando, FL 32869-1509

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