ORLANDO, Fla., July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 starting at 10 a.m., 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. Complimentary parking is available in the I-Drive 360 parking garage.
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.
About 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.
SOURCE The Orlando Eye