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Food and wine festivals are in our DNA. Some of our famous theme parks host incredibly well-known culinary festivals. We’ve got a great dose of James Beard nominated and awarded chefs managing the menus at local restaurants as well as nationally celebrated chefs leaving their mark in Orlando. This influence inspires up-and-coming chefs, and we completely enjoy celebrating all the rising talent and sampling what creations they call their own.

12th Downtown Food & Wine Fest

This relatively young festival has all the main ingredients expected: drinks, food, and live music. Last year’s festival featured wine from the August Wine Group, Bread & Butter, Lobetia, Relax Wines, Chloe Wine collection, Bass Note Artisanal Sangria, Myx & Fusion Mingle, and Foley Family Wines. Exact dates for this year’s event have yet to be determined at the time of writing, so check back with us as the month nears.

No Theme Park Admission

The more famous festivals the theme parks host require you to purchase entry to the theme park in order to participate in the festival, but not this one. You can purchase your tickets online or buy an entry pass ($20) at the door. You’ll need to purchase more tickets which you trade for 2 oz. samples of wines. If you know you’ll be sampling many wines, lanyards good for five 2 oz. samples are sold in place of tickets. Tickets for food are also available for purchase.

Food that Goes Good with Wine

Speaking of food, the roster of restaurants attending the 11th Downtown Food & Wine Fest ranged from dessert and coffee bars and global cuisine from Indian, Japan, and Brazil, to local Floridian fare that highlight the distinct flavors of the Sunshine State. You’re sure to find a dish that strikes your fancy, whether you’re pairing it with your wine or looking to try a new cuisine.

More than Just Wine

Maybe wine isn’t on your mind. Maybe you’re thirsty for something different. No worries, vendors have a drink for everyone. For those in the mood for beer, you’ll find classic favorites such as Stella Artois. Last year, those looking for something harder found Devil’s River Bourbon Whiskey and several mixologists stocked with the ingredients to whip up a tasty cocktail.

Live Music

Festival needs live music to keep the energy and spirits high. Audience’s at the 2019 festival were rocked by the popular 90s band Everclear; The Strumbellas, a fun and modern indie band with a lovely upbeat sound; The Spazmatics, a super-wild 80s cover band; and then were wooed by the soulful beats, introspective and deep lyrics, and impressive vocal range of Just Loud. Other local acts shared the stage rounding out the days of the fest with a variety of music second only to the varietals of grapes at the fest.

Where to Stay?

Eating, drinking, and dancing take energy, so stay some place close and comfy. Rosen Inn International provides a perfect place to rest after a full day of exploring the theme parks and local Orlando festivals. Bonus: We’re a short rideshare away from downtown. Click the Check Availability button on this page to start booking your room. Once you’re here in Orlando, there will be so much to do. If you need more suggestions, check in with us at the front desk or check out the Theme Park and Central Florida Events page for a current list of major events.

Disney’s Aladdin at Dr. Phillips Center

Wishes do come true as Disney’s Aladdin soars into the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Presented by FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando, the hit Broadway musical will share the exciting and humorous tale of lovable “street rat” Aladdin, courageous Princess Jasmine, and larger-than-life Genie. Central Florida locals and visitors can experience the magic of the beloved Disney film live on stage January 22–February 9, 2020.

A Breathtaking Live Production

Filled with unforgettable beauty, timeless comedy, and stunning spectacle, the thrilling theatrical event from the producer of The Lion King musical boasts extraordinary sets and costumes that bring the enchanting world of Agrabah to life. In addition to choreography by Tony Award–winning director Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon), the show also features the same treasured soundtrack written by eight-time Academy Award®–winning composer Alan Menken (Newsies), which fans will remember.

New and Beloved Songs

Fresh on the heels of the home video release of Disney’s 2019 Will Smith-starring, live-action, remake—that itself was based on their 1992 animated Robin Williams classic—the stage-version musical adaptation of Disney’s Aladdin features all of the films’ charming hit songs, including:

  • “A Whole New World”
  • “Friend Like Me”
  • “Prince Ali”

Disney’s Aladdin also includes exclusive songs not found in the Walt Disney films. The new classics are composed by Menken and penned by legendary songwriters Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast) and Tony Award–winner Tim Rice (The Lion King).

Know Before You Go

Per Dr. Phillips Center policy, all persons entering the theater, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Guests can get a jump on the best seats in the house by purchasing The VIP Ticket Package which includes theater seats and two exclusive merchandise items.

Disney’s Aladdin proves that one lamp and three wishes can create a whole new world of infinite possibilities. While Disney on Broadway performances are suitable for general audiences, Disney recommends this production of Aladdin for guests ages six and up.

A Shining, Shimmering, Splendid Night’s Stay

If you’re looking for an affordable hotel that’s not cheap on comfort, then your wish is our command. After enjoying the highly celebrated Aladdin musical, fly on over to Rosen Inn International. Located just a short drive (or magic carpet ride) away from downtown Orlando and Walt Disney World, our hotel is perfectly situated between all the wonderful Aladdin attractions that Orlando has to offer. Reserve your room today by calling us at 407-996-1600, or clicking “Book Now” at the top of the page.


Central Florida’s North Shore Birding FestivalDust off your binoculars, bird watchers of Central Florida. The 4th annual North Shore Birding Festival is returning to Mount Dora’s Lake Apopka North Shore for four full days of feathered fun. Sponsored by the Orange Audubon Society, the festival takes place January 16–20 and will host knowledgeable birding guides along with field trips for local and visiting bird watchers to enjoy.

Florida’s Top Bird Watching Hotspot

Over the years, nearly 370 species of birds have been sighted at Lake Apopka North Shore, which is more than the Everglades or any inland site in the U.S. In addition to being listed as the top eBird hotspot in Florida by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology’s online program, the beautiful Mount Dora, Florida site has been designated and added to the following registries:

  • American Bird Conservancy Globally Important Bird Area
  • National Audubon Society State Important Bird Area
  • Audubon Florida Special Place
  • Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail

Festival Keynote Speakers

The North Shore Birding Festival begins Thursday, January 16 with a free keynote address at Leu Gardens in Orlando, Florida. Two additional keynotes will be held over the course of the festival. Guest speakers include:

  • Greg Miller– An entertaining storyteller, Miller is one of the country’s most popular master birders who in 1998 raced against two others to spot as many bird species as they could in a single year. Their adventures inspired the novel and film “The Big Year” in which Miller was portrayed by comedian Jack Black alongside Steve Martin and Owen Wilson. Thursday night’s Leu Gardens keynote, hosted by Miller, will feature a screening of the 2011 film including his own charming and hilarious commentary. He will co-lead trips 3, 16, 24, 27, 30, 34, and 37.
  • Alex Lamoreaux– Biologist, environmental educator, and wildlife photographer, Lamoreaux works on avian research projects for the USFWS Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. He will present the keynote “Adventures of a Research Birder” on Friday evening and will co-lead trips 2, 14, and 33, among others.
  • João Jara– Birder and biologist with 30 years of field experience, Jara owns birding tour company Birds & Nature Tours in Portugal. He will present the keynote “Bird Migration through Portugal and Spain” on Saturday evening and will co-lead trips 20, 22 and 36.

Birding Field Trips and Tours

After Thursday’s initial keynote and screening, the festival will continue Friday, January 17 through Monday, January 20 at Lake Apopka North Shore in Mount Dora, Florida. Exclusively for the event, the festival is opening up 20,000 acres of Lake Apopka North Shore property—an area traditionally only accessible by foot or bicycle. The festival will allow driving into parts of the North Shore and other nearby sites during 37 field trips that will begin at McDonald Canal Pavilion located at 24600 CR 448A, Mount Dora, FL 32757.

Each day of the festival will feature a Sunrise Photography and Birding trip, co-led by a skilled nature photographer and birder. Other new festival additions include guided kayak trips and golf cart birding. While there is no festival admission fee, each field trip and weekend keynote has a charge which will be donated to Orange Audubon Society’s nature and environmental center fund.

  • $60 for all-day trips including lunch
  • $35 for morning half-day trips including lunch
  • $25 for afternoon half-day trips, not including lunch

Fly South for the Savings

The North Shore Birding Festival is a short 40-minute drive from all of Orlando’s popular attractions. After exploring and experiencing Florida’s most unique birding hot spot, finish your Central Florida stay at Rosen Inn International in Orlando. Our clean, comfortable rooms and affordable accommodations will leave you soaring. To book a room today, visit our website or call us at 407-996-1600.

Orlando Magic Basketball at Amway Center

One of the best ways to get a full Central Florida experience is to add an exciting Orlando sporting event to your visit. At the top of your list should be a trip downtown to Amway Center to watch an Orlando Magic basketball game.

All About Amway

Each dynamic Orlando Magic home game features family fun complete with a thrilling halftime show, light and video displays, and unique fine-dining restaurants, like Jernigan’s. The award-winning arena also features:

  • STUFF’s Magic Castle indoor playground
  • Interactive areas for adults and children
  • Official Orlando Magic Team Shop
  • VIP suites and luxury seating options

Regular Season Home Games

Coming off their first playoff season in seven years, the Orlando Magic returned for their 2019–2020 season with a talented roster of young and energetic returning players. After several preseason wins, the Magic kicked off their regular season at the Amway Center on Wednesday, October 23 with a home opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers followed by another home-friendly match against the New York Knicks. Led by head coach Steve Clifford, the Magic continue their regular season throughout the rest of the 2019 holiday season by hosting a series of 15 home games against formidable teams such as:

  • Milwaukee Bucks – Friday, November 1
  • Denver Nuggets – Saturday, November 2
  • Memphis Grizzlies – Friday, November 8
  • Indiana Pacers – Sunday, November 10
  • Philadelphia 76ers – Wednesday, November 13
  • San Antonio Spurs – Friday, November 15
  • Washington Wizards – Sunday, November 17
  • Toronto Raptors – Friday, November 29
  • Golden State Warriors – Sunday, December 1
  • Phoenix Suns – Wednesday, December 4
  • Los Angeles Lakers – Wednesday, December 11
  • Houston Rockets – Friday, December 13
  • Chicago Bulls – Monday, December 23
  • Philadelphia 76ers – Friday, December 27
  • Atlanta Hawks – Monday, December 30

The Magic start 2020 with four consecutive home games against the Miami Heat, Utah Jazz, Brooklyn Nets, and Washington Wizards, respectively, then hit the road from January 10 to January 20 for their longest away game stretch of the season.

With so many home games spread across November, December, and January, there are countless opportunities for you and your family to have a magical Orlando experience while cheering on the Orlando Magic.

Enjoy a Magical Night’s Stay

Next time you’re in Orlando, make your visit one to remember with a stay at Rosen Inn International. Our comfortable, family-friendly hotel is perfectly located right next to Orlando’s popular I-Drive dining, shopping, and entertainment venues. For a complete Orlando experience, call us at 407-996-1600 to book a room today or simply click “Check Room Availability” at the top of the page.

NYE Hat and Confetti

New Year’s Eve is one of the few holidays almost everyone joins. For this global celebration, we’re counting down to the parties the theme parks in Orlando have planned to ring in the New Year with a tremendous bang. If you’ll be vacationing in Orlando on New Year’s Eve, or are a local and need some ideas on where to party, this guide should offer some cool ideas. We’ve separated parties by theme parks to help make planning easier.

Universal Orlando Resort

EVE at CityWalk

This ticketed event comes with a lot of party favors. Ticket prices start at $119.99, but come with a lot to make this a worthwhile event. You’ll start the night with as much unlimited gourmet cuisine you want and with one free signature drink to wash it down and get you ready for the next phase of the night: a CityWalk club crawl. Guests have access to five clubs each with distinct entertainment and music. If five clubs with their own entertainment and music isn’t enough, you can dance your way to Orlando’s largest outdoor dance floor where DJ M-Squared spins tunes throughout the night. Sticking with tradition, guests receive a champagne toast at midnight and a fireworks show. VIP ticketing costs more and offers entry to six clubs and provides you with three free signature drinks. Call Universal’s ticket store at 407-224-7840 for more information.

NYE in Universal Studios Florida

Whatever celebration expectations you have of Universal, this party is sure to meet them. Wherever you go in the park, you’re bound to run through several party zones setup just for NYE. Keep your eyes peeled at who shows up to party as famous characters will come out to meet guests. The stroke of midnight starts a cinematic celebration of fireworks and pyrotechnics. You’ll also be treated to tons of confetti and party favors.

Head to the Music Plaza Stage to catch the holiday parade and character dance party. There will also be a live band and DJ at this stage.

Head to New Year’s Eve in Central Park for the cinematic celebration and yet another character dance party. This area will only have a DJ providing grooving tunes. At midnight, pyrotechnics will surround the fountain at midnight.


Families with little ones or family members interested in sea life conservation will want to spend the night at SeaWorld. At the time of this writing, the specifics aren’t yet planned. SeaWorld says it will have musical celebrations, festive entertainment, and fireworks.

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom

On 12/30 and 12/31, Frontierland kicks up the traditional celebrations while Tomorrowland takes hold of the future in its celebration design. Both offer DJs spinning music appropriate for their location. At this park, on both nights guests will be treated to Fantasy in the Sky fireworks.


Want to feel like you’re celebrating the New Year with the rest of the planet? Then this will be the perfect place for you! As midnight strikes around the globe, each country in Epcot will shoot off fireworks. Celebrations will include themed events and dance parties at each country’s pavilion. If live music is more your style, head to the American Gardens Theatre where you can enjoy talented bands al fresco.

The main fireworks will go off at midnight (Eastern time zone) at the World Showcase lagoon. This show, Epcot Forever, weaves a tale about Epcot’s past, present, and future in this nighttime extravaganza that includes fireworks, laser effects, and choreographed kites set to the tunes Epcot fans love.

Disney Hollywood Studios

So much has gone on at this theme park with Galaxy’s Edge opening earlier this year to further expand on Star Tours and the new rides at Toy Story Land, but the fun never stops. Guests will be treated to a special fireworks display, the types only Disney could pull off.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

This might be one of the more tame New Year’s Eve celebrations at Disney. At the animal themed park, guests will be treated to specially-themed food and beverages as well as DJs at Discovery Island, Dinoland USA, and Asia. There will be a unique countdown to midnight on the Tree of Life.

Rosen Inn International

Wherever you count down the clock to the New Year, we’d love for you to spend time at Rosen Inn International. Our deluxe guestrooms have all of the amenities and accommodations to make your stay memorable. We invite you to ring in the New Year with us where we treat everyone like family. Rooms will book fast around the New Year, so click on Check Availability in the upper right corner to reserve your room today.

When we turn our calendars to January 1, 2020, we’re not just welcoming a new year, we’ll be starting a whole new decade. It’s a fresh start – ideal for New Year’s resolutions and working toward creating the life you want. Traveling more, eating healthier, and spending less are all popular resolutions, but unfortunately, most New Year’s resolutions fizzle out before January is even over. If your New Year’s resolution for 2020 is to travel more, here’s what you need to know to turn that resolution into a reality.

Set S.M.A.R.T. Travel Goals for 2020

One reason so many New Year’s resolutions fail is that they aren’t specific enough. A resolution to “travel more” is too vague and overwhelming. One way to fix this is to use the SMART acronym: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound. Here’s how to turn your new year’s resolution to travel more into an attainable goal.

  1. Specific

The first step should be answering the five W questions: who, what, which, where, and why.

  1. Measurable

Next, think about how you will accomplish this goal. For how long will you visit? How much will the trip cost?

  1. Achievable

Now that you have some preliminary facts and figures for your trip, it’s time for a little heart to heart. After factoring in things such as budget and time off from work, is your New Year’s travel resolution realistic?

  1. Relevant

In addition to whether the goal is achievable, you should also ask yourself if it is relevant. Consider if this trip makes sense for you and your family. If you are visiting with young kids, will they remember this vacation? Does grandma really want to take a 10 hour trans-Atlantic flight?

  1. Time-bound
    Finally, it’s time to figure out when you will take your trip to Orlando in 2020. Once you’ve set a date, you have a concrete, attainable goal that you can start working towards right away.

A New Year’s resolution of “I want to travel to Orlando this June for a theme park vacation with my family” is much more likely to succeed than “travel more.”

Stay Motivated

Now that you’ve got a clear travel goal in mind, you’ll need to keep that momentum going. Your trip is likely several months away, so keep it in the forefront of your mind by immersing yourself in it. The interest is a great tool for travel research. Read reviews, watch YouTube tours of the Orlando theme parks, check out restaurant menus, and much more. On this blog, we often post about things to do in Central Florida, so it’s also a great place to browse.

Another way to prepare might be to re-watch your favorite Disney and Universal Studios movies. After all, you’ll likely get to meet those characters when you visit the theme parks here in Orlando.

Work Your Plan

Of course, goals and plans only work if you put in the effort. As your target travel date approaches, stay active. Secure your time off from work. Shop for any travel essentials you might need. Check tour and attraction prices, and book tickets in advance if possible. With each step, you are coming closer and closer to accomplishing your goals and being in the 8% of people who keep their New Year’s resolutions.

As you research hotels for your Orlando vacation, consider booking with Rosen Inn International. We are located 5 minutes from Universal Orlando Resort and 8 minutes from Walt Disney World. Our family-friend amenities include swimming pools, an outdoor playground, and a buffet restaurant where kids eat free. You can check out our budget-friendly rates and room availability by clicking on the orange button above or by calling us at 407-996-1600.

solar bears scheduleDon’t be fooled, because the 2019–2020 Solar Bears regular season is going to be anything but regular. Tackling old rivalries and tying up loose ends on the ice, the Solar Bears have a busy schedule to settle, and here’s everything fans need to know to prepare.

The Start of the Season
The Solar Bears start the season with two home games on October 12 and 18 against the South Carolina Stingrays and Norfolk Admirals. Then, the team heads to South Carolina on October 19 to confront the Stingrays in their home territory. To finish off the first month of the season, the Bears double back to Florida to take on rival Florida Everblades on October 26 at the Hertz Arena.


The Home Game Happenings
With eight home games in the month of November, the Solar Bears definitely have the Orlando advantage. Commencing the month with two Amway Center games against the South Carolina Stingrays and one against the Jacksonville Icemen, the Solar Bears head to the Hertz Arena for two matchups against the Everblades on November 6 and 8. The Bears bounce around the Sunshine State for four more games before hitting the road for three consecutive contests. Finally, Orlando closes out the month with three home games on November 26, 29, and 30.

The 2019 Close-Out
Hitting the ground running for the month of December, the Solar Bears host three home games before heading out for four rounds around the South. The Bears circle back to the Amway Center on December 17 to welcome the Kansas City Mavericks and hit the road to take on the Stingrays in their South Carolina stadium yet again. The Solar Bears will finish out the year with a December 31 game in the Hertz Arena against the Florida Everblades where they’ll resolve to successfully wrap up the year with a win.

The New Year’s Resolution
Home games on January 4, 5, and 6 bring the Bears right into 2020. The team then travels for six away games in cities such as Atlanta, Jacksonville, and North Charleston. Next, the Bears return home to challenge the Jacksonville Iceman and Greenville Swamp Rabbits before closing out the month with two more away games. Finally, the Solar Bears end the regular season with a 50/50 home and away split for the month of February with hopes of taking the puck all the way to playoffs.

A Place to Stay Throughout the Season
If you plan on catching the Solar Bears on their home turf at any point in the season, reserve a room at the Rosen Inn International. You’ll be minutes away from the Amway Center action and inches away from the best accommodations in Central Florida. To book your stay, click “Check Room Availability” at the top of the page or call us today at 407-996-1600.

Christmas lights, Snowman, Christmas Tree, Ornaments

Christmas time is here! Well, at the time of this post, the holiday is still months away. That hasn’t stopped us from already starting to plan reindeer games for the kids, movie night for the family, karaoke and cocktails for the adults, and a Christmas dinner for everyone.

For the Elves in Training

There’s more to Christmas than presents and eggnog—think games, fun, and writing letters to Santa. How else is he going to know what we want for Christmas? We bring the reindeer games to the Elves in Training right here in the lobby!

Holiday Balloon Artist

Ever wonder how a long, skinny balloon twists and turns into a dog? We’ll see, step by step, how the magic happens when a balloon artist comes to visit. I hope the artist makes some cool giraffes and a cutlass (a pirate’s sword). What’s your favorite balloon creation?

Face Painting and Photo Booth

These two activities are being paired together because you will want pictures of the face painting. As soon as your little ones transform into an animal, superhero, or mythical beast, step into the booth or click a selfie on your cell phone! The memories will sure to bring smiles for years.

Letter Writing Station

One of our favorite memories as kids was writing letters to Santa. You sit down to carefully list what it is you want for Christmas because, according to you, you’ve been good all year long. So, yes, I deserve all the toys listed in this letter. Mom and Dad will back me up, right?

Sparkle the Elf

Sparkle has become somewhat of a legend here at the hotel. She’s the ringmaster of reindeer games. Make sure the kids DO NOT miss a visit from this playful elf! After the kids have their fun, Sparkle takes all the letters written to Santa and delivers them.

For Adults Who Love Singing and Getting Jingled

Of course, we’re assuming you’re old enough to drink AND staying at our hotel. If both apply, then this suggestion is for you. Also, if you’re wondering what it means to get jingled, it is slang for mildly intoxicated. Thankfully with karaoke, the song’s lyrics are provided so there’ll be no excuse to ramble through a song. All you’ll need is effort that is pot-valiant (a fancy term for “liquid courage”).

Fun for the Family

Christmas Movie Night

For one night we slow festivities down so families can gather and enjoy a Christmas-themed movie. Weather permitting, we host this movie night outside. If you haven’t been outside at night in Florida in December, the weather is typically divine. All the movies we’ve ever shown are family friendly.

A Christmas Feast for All

Rosen Inn International is a fun hotel to stay at during the holidays. We love the holidays and the joy it brings. Knowing you’re probably far from home when you stay with us, we love to create an environment that feels like home, which, of course, includes a hot, special Christmas buffet. Every year in the Fountain View Café we host a Christmas buffet in the afternoon. No reservations are needed. Simply show up, grab a plate, and enjoy a cornucopia of holiday favorites including meats, seafood, a smorgasbord of sides, and tasty sweets.

The Full Details

We’re still working on the details, so please check back soon. We’ll link to the list of events and menus from this blog as our plans solidify.

For now, if you plan on being in Orlando this Christmas holiday, stay with us at Rosen Inn International. Check availability by clicking the button in the upper right corner or by calling 407-996-1600. Rooms book fast during the holiday, so book early!

Vector image of zombies walking out from city

If you’re looking for a fun run full of scary surprises, reserve your spot in the 2019 5k Zombie Run Orlando. On November 2, the 5k Zombie Run takes runners and ravaging zombies through two laps on the hiking and bike trails in Bill Frederick Park. Filled with sprints, scares, and some 5k surprises, this race makes participants stay active to stay alive.

Learning the Race Ropes

Every 5k Zombie Run participant receives a t-shirt for participating and a medal for completing the course. There will also be a team of photographers capturing the event so each runner and zombie can keep the memories forever. Even if you can’t make it to the race, you can still participate remotely. Sign up for the virtual run and you’ll receive a t-shirt and medal after race day.

Running the Course

Racerunners wear three flags on their 5k belt, and they must protect them from zombies throughout the course. As you run for your life, your flags will keep track of how much health you have left. But, don’t worry, there are stations set up where you can grab extras and get a second chance at making through the race alive. Even if you lose all of your flags throughout the course, you can still finish the race with the rest of your participating peers.

Terrorizing the 5k

If you’re interested in participating on the other side of the event, you can sign up to be a 5k zombie. Since you’ll have access to special event makeup from the cosmetic team, you’ll need to show up to the event a bit earlier to get prepared and catch a ride to your zombie station. As a member of the 5k zombie hoard, it’s your job to grab runner’s flags and add your own zombie twist.

Booking the Best Stay

Once you’re done running for your life or terrorizing participants, you’ll need a place to rest your feet. After you’ve booked your spot in the race, book your stay with Rosen Inn International. Each room comes with comfortable, quality, and convenient accommodations at an affordable price. Our location puts you just a short drive from the 5k Zombie Run and other famous Orlando attractions. To reserve your room, click the “Check Room Availability” button in the upper right corner or call 407-996-1600.

Crowd at an Orlando concert with hands in the air, confetti, and bright lights

Ariana Grande is bringing her Sweetener World Tour to Orlando’s Amway Center. Originally scheduled for May 29, the tour was postponed due to illness and is now set to take place on November 25. If you bought tickets for the show in May, there’s no need to worry – the venue will still honor your tickets for the November performance.

Ariana Grande’s Concert in Orlando

It’s been a rough couple of years for Ariana Grande, but the ever-resilient pop star has channeled that into massive success. Since her studio album debut in 2013, Ariana Grande has continued to climb the charts. Sweetener (2018) debuted at number one on US Billboard 200, and Thank U, Next, the title track of her 2019 album became her first number one single on US Billboard Hot 100.

If you were lucky enough to snatch up tickets for Ariana Grande’s concert in Orlando, you are in for a treat. The two hour concert is divided into five acts during which you’ll hear all of her top hits.

The setlist for the Sweetener tour includes:

  • God Is a Woman
  • 7 Rings
  • Breathin
  • Needy
  • Break Free
  • The Light is Coming
  • Dangerous Woman
  • No Tears Left To Cry
  • Thank U, Next

Amway Center’s Clear Bag Policy

As you prepare for your trip to Orlando to see Ariana Grande, you are probably wondering which items are allowed in the Amway Center. Each venue has its own policy, so don’t assume that because another venue allowed an item that it will be okay to bring it. Please review the list of prohibited items on the Amway Center’s website.

In addition to the Amway Center’s rules, Ariana Grande has her own tour policies regarding clear bags and recording devices:

  • No cameras or other recording devices are allowed (phones with cameras are okay)
  • Only one 12” x 6” x 12” bag per person
  • All bags must be completely clear and made from PVC, vinyl, or clear plastic

The policy also states that a clear, one gallon re-sealable freezer bag is acceptable as well. If you don’t have a clear bag, you can shop for one at the nearby Walmart on Turkey Lake Road. Avoid bringing any prohibited items to the Amway Center and you’ll breeze through the line and be in your seat in no time.

Comfortable Accommodations near the Amway Center

Turn your Ariana Grande concert trip into a weekend getaway or Thanksgiving week vacation in Orlando. Rosen Inn International’s budget friendly rates make it possible to extend your stay in Central Florida. We are located right next to the I-4 ramp which will take you to the Amway Center, as well as within walking distance of several International Drive attractions. Give us a call at 407-996-1600 to reserve your room, or book online by clicking the orange button at the top of this page.

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