Celebrate the Fourth of Jul-Eye on The New Orlando Eye

courtesy of The Orlando Eye

courtesy of The Orlando Eye

Orlando, Fla. – July 3, 2015 – The Orlando Eye and I-Drive 360 are hosting their first annual Independence Day celebration with special events on the courtyard of the new dining and entertainment complex July 3-5, 2015. Events include live entertainment and family-friendly activities throughout the weekend, culminating with a 20-minute patriotic lighting show on the 400-foot observation wheel, where more than 64,000 LEDs will be illuminated in red, white and blue starting at 9 p.m. each night. This event is free and open to the public.

In honor of the holiday, the Orlando Eye has a special promotion, where children (ages 3-12) can enjoy a flight on the Eye for $4 with a paid adult admission. Tickets can be purchased online at OfficialOrlandoEye.com, or in person at the attraction’s admissions desk.


WHO:             The Orlando Eye and I-Drive 360

WHAT:           The Orlando Eye and I-Drive 360 are hosting a special weekend celebration in honor of Independence Day

WHEN:           The event takes place Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5

Live entertainment and activities begin at 10 a.m.

Lighting show begins 9:00 p.m.

WHERE:         I-Drive 360, 8441 International Drive, Orlando, Fla.

COST:            Event is free and open to the public. Complimentary parking is available in the I-Drive 360 parking garage.

The Orlando Eye

Located in the heart of International Drive, the 400-foot Orlando Eye is the tallest observation wheel on the U.S. eastern coast, offering a new way to experience the breathtaking views of Central Florida.

As a top visitor attraction for the tourism capital of the U.S., the new Orlando Eye, part of the I-Drive 360 entertainment and dining complex, showcases 360-degree views of Central Florida, including nearby theme parks and attractions, downtown Orlando and Kennedy Space Center on Florida’s east coast, all within the comfort of 30 air-conditioned glass capsules. Each capsule has room for up to 15 guests to enjoy a serene 20-minute journey above the scenic landscape.

Included in the Orlando Eye journey is access to the pre-flight 4D cinema experience, taking guests on a full 3D aerial journey of Florida, with the added dimension of sensory experiences, including lighting, wind, spray and scent effects.

Visit OfficialOrlandoEye.com for more information.