Make summer more affordable and fun with special offers and fresh experiences.


Updated June 3, 2024

No destination does summer like Orlando — ranked among the 20 Cheapest Places to Travel Around the World in 2024 by Travel + Leisure and named the Best Family Vacation Spot in the U.S. by AAA. You’ll definitely want to experience our newest things to do and everything else you’ve missed if it’s been a while since your last visit, not to mention summer soccer, concerts and other events.

Discover: Orlando Summer Must-Do’s

But first, nab dozens of summertime offers from our theme parks, attractions, resorts and more to make your visit as value packed as it is unforgettable. Save more, do more and play more — it’s going to be a sensational summer in Orlando.

Orlando vacation planning made easy — and free. Make a complimentary appointment with Visit Orlando’s Vacation Planners at a time and date of your choosing for the latest insider advice, special offers and more ahead of your next visit.

Orlando Summer Savings

Stretch your vacation money with exclusive summer offers from hotels, attractions, experiences, restaurants and more — over 25 in total — not to mention authorized discount tickets for theme parks, attractions and other adventures from Visit Orlando powered by BestofOrlando.com. Standouts include:

Discover: More Summer Savings in Orlando

Remember: The more you save, the more you can do in Orlando.

More to Explore in Summer 2024

As Orlando continues to grow, you can always expect all-new thrills — no matter how many times you’ve been here before. And now, you can experience a brand-new way to travel to Orlando courtesy of Brightline, connecting Miami to Orlando’s state-of-the-art station, connected to the new Terminal C at Orlando International Airport.

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Catch CONMEBOL Copa América 2024 at Inter&Co Stadium (Panama Pictured)

International Soccer Matches

Soccer fans, take note: In addition to Orlando City Soccer Club and Orlando Pride home games, Orlando is hosting several international soccer matchups this summer. They include the Allstate Continental Clásico (June 12), CONMEBOL Copa América 2024 (June 29 & July 1), the 2024 Leagues Cup (July 26 & Aug. 4), and the FC Series: Barcelona vs. Manchester City (July 30). Don’t miss a second of the action!

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Kia Center (Formerly Amway Center) in Downtown Orlando’s Parramore District

Summer Concerts

Some of the biggest names in music are on tour this summer, and you can see many of them right here in Orlando. At Camping World Stadium in downtown’s West Lakes Market Street District, shows include The Rolling Stones (June 3) and Def Leppard, Journey and Cheap Trick (July 10). And in downtown’s Parramore District, the Kia Center (formerly Amway Center) will host blink-182 (June 20), Janet Jackson (July 20) and many others. Check our Events Calendar for more shows and details.

Orlando Urban Film Festival (Aug. 29 – 31, 2024)

Enjoy a Labor Day weekend filled with amazing films and filmmakers along with some Hollywood legends — including special guest and Emmy Award winner Glynn Turman (Percy Jackson) during the Orlando Urban Film Festival. Don’t miss out on this exciting event that celebrates the magic of movies and music.

New Attractions Beyond the Parks

You never have to look hard to find one-of-a-kind adventures in Orlando, starting with these fresh additions.

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Judson’s Live at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Orlando’s City District

Judson’s Live at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Intimate, uplifting and alive with unparalleled sound, the all-new Joyce & Judson Green Room — aka Judson’s Live — celebrates artistry from every angle. Catch international, national and regional artists at the 150-seat venue, which is part of Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando’s City District. Most concerts are affordably priced and all pair great with stellar cocktails, world-class wines, and the selection of boards, small plates and flatbreads available to enjoy with each concert.

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Discover upcoming shows at Judson’s and the Dr. Phillips Center’s other venues on our Events Calendar.

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Orlando Science Center in Loch Haven Park, Part of Orlando’s Ivanhoe Village Main Street

‘Life’ at Orlando Science Center

Part of Loch Haven Park in Orlando’s Ivanhoe Village Main Street district, Orlando Science Center has a brand-new exhibit, “Life.” Featuring three distinctive and immersive habitats — swamp, ocean and tropical rain forest — and with 300 animals from around the world, the exhibit is designed to amaze, entertain and educate how humans impact the environment.

Discover: Top Orlando STEM & STEAM Attractions

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SEA Life Orlando Aquarium at ICON Park®

Fresh Additions at ICON Park®

ICON Park on International Drive is rolling out a wealth of new reasons to visit this summer. They include the additions of blacktip reef and epaulette sharks at SEA Life Orlando Aquarium (which is also hosting mermaid meet-and-greets through May 27), a new Party at the Pod package at the Orlando Eye by Merlin Entertainments, and a Chris Pratt figure at Madame Tussauds Orlando.

Discover: Things to Do at ICON Park

New at Orlando’s Theme Parks

It should come as no surprise that Orlando’s world-famous theme parks have a galaxy of new adventures for you this summer, too.

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See Fireworks Every Night in Orlando: Theme Park Capital of the World

Walt Disney World® Resort

At Walt Disney World® Resort, new experiences include Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana at EPCOT®, as well as ¡Celebración Encanto! from June 10 – Sept. 6, 2024. Later this summer, Magic Kingdom® Park will debut Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, taking you on a musical adventure inspired by the fan-favorite film and its beloved characters.

Other fresh reasons to visit Walt Disney World include the Disney Dreams That Soar nighttime spectacular at Disney Springs®, the chance to meet Joy from Pixar’s Inside Out and experience an updated Star Tours®: The Adventures Continue at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, and The Lion King 30th Anniversary Celebration at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park from June 10 – Sept. 6.

SeaWorld® Orlando

An immersive, indoor/outdoor family launch coaster, Penguin Trek is coming soon to SeaWorld® Orlando. The experience features snowmobile-inspired cars going at a maximum capacity of 43 mph, ending up in the park’s penguin habitat.

Earlier this year, Aquatica® Orlando welcomed an immersive new waterslide, Tassie’s Underwater Twist, which presents an awe-inspiring journey through Australia’s Shark Bay seagrass meadow. Aquatica also has a new evening event this summer, AquaGlow, which is specially ticketed.

Universal Orlando Resort

On June 14, 2024, DreamWorks Land will open at Universal Studios Florida. The new family-friendly area, inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s characters including Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and Trolls, will feature a family-friendly roller coaster, Trolls Trollercoaster; multiple interactive play areas, including Shrek’s Swamp for Little Ogres, Poppy’s Playground and Po’s Kung Fu Training Camp; character meet-and-greet zones; and live entertainment.

Also this summer, Universal Orlando Resort will debut a captivating collection of new, must-see experiences this summer. They include CineSational: A Symphonic Spectacular — a riveting new nighttime lagoon show debuting June 14 at Universal Studios; Hogwarts™ Always — an all-new castle projection show debuting June 14 in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ — Hogsmeade at Universal Islands of Adventure; and Universal Orlando’s largest daytime parade to date, Universal Mega Movie Parade, debuting July 3 at Universal Studios Florida.

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

Now open at LEGOLAND® Florida Theme Park at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, LEGO® Ferrari Build & Race features a life-sized LEGO Ferrari car and gives your family the chance to build and test your own on three obstacle tracks.

Award-Winning & All-New Dining

Come hungry when you visit Orlando — not just for our MICHELIN Guide restaurants, but new eateries that are springing up all over town.

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  • Orlando’s evolving dining scene continues to be recognized with one of the world’s highest culinary honors. In the third edition of the MICHELIN Guide Miami, Orlando and Tampa, inspectors identified 48 MICHELIN Guide restaurants, including five new additions, encompassing seven MICHELIN Starred venues, 11 Bib Gourmands and 30 Recommended eateries.
  • New to Disney Springs® at Walt Disney World Resort, Summer House on the Lake pairs California-style cuisine with breezy beach vibes. The menu showcases garden-fresh foods and seasonal Florida ingredients.
  • Caribe Royale Orlando has debuted Stadium Club: a high-tech, immersive, experiential sports and dining venue. The one-of-a-kind, all-ages experience seamlessly blends the exhilaration of sports with the allure of high-energy entertainment, alongside an elevated, chef-driven menu of upscale takes on classic dishes and cocktails. It features eight pro-level sports simulators, two bars and several areas for private events.
  • An all-new, modern Indian restaurant by James Beard Award-winning chef and Food Network star Mantee Chauhan, EET is new to Disney Springs.
  • An exclusive 10-seat sushi omakase concept, Natsu Omakase has arrived in downtown Orlando. The new concept offers omakases that are innovative and seasonal, created with the finest ingredients available.

New & Upgraded Orlando Accommodations

With more than 480 hotels and resorts, plus other places to stay, Orlando is sure to have your ideal accommodations — especially once you factor in these updates.

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Conrad Orlando
  • Evermore Orlando Resort is Orlando’s first beach-like property with an 8-acre Crystal Lagoon and a 20-acre sandy beach with hammocks, cabanas and recreational activities. Enjoy family paddleboarding, mixology classes, sandcastle-building lessons and more. Evermore is ideal for large groups and families with a range of 2- to 11-bedroom vacation homes.
  • The destination’s first Hilton luxury brand, Conrad Orlando boasts 433 rooms, a spa, numerous dining options — including its signature rooftop experience — and 40,000 square feet of indoor meeting space. Located at Evermore Orlando Resort, the property overlooks a golf course, a 2-story boathouse for private events, and Evermore Bay’s crystal lagoon and sandy beaches.
  • The 6-story Aloft Orlando Lake Nona opened in January 2024 with 205 loft-style guestrooms, 15 suites, wellness facilities, a sports-themed restaurant and the 10,000-square-foot Althea Lake Nona Events Center.
  • Doing a phased opening in the International Drive Entertainment District, aka I-Drive, Villatel Orlando Resort offers private villa rentals featuring hotel-style standards. The property also features resort-style amenities — including an adventure waterpark with multi-story slides and a lazy river — plus a fully equipped fitness center, full-service restaurant and children’s playgrounds.
  • Hotel Landy is a new hotel located right near Universal Orlando Resort. The property features lawn games for the whole family, a sparkling pool with cabanas, a game room, three onsite dining options, a contemporary fitness center and more.
  • The Terraces at The Grove Resort is an all-new, four-story luxury condo hotel at The Grove Resort & Water Park. The property features studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites, access to all the amenities the resort has to offer, along with the condo hotel’s own lounge, fully equipped gym, pool with private cabanas, and more.
  • Owned by Rollins College, The Alfond Inn in Winter Park has completed an extensive renovation, adding a new wing with 71 guestrooms, lobby cafe and additional meeting space. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the boutique property also added a new full-service spa with seven treatment rooms, a 6,000-square-foot Amenity Deck with a swimming pool (the hotel’s second) and private cabanas, and a shaded canopy that covers an extensive outside living room.
  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando — Disney Springs® Area debuted a multi-million-dollar renovation, becoming an official Walt Disney World® hotel. The revitalization project includes updates to all aspects of the hotel, from sophisticated meeting space, spacious accommodations, the Evergreen Cafe, lounge, pool bar, DoubleTree’s signature grab-and-go style market, pool, splash pad, tennis court and fitness center. The property also features 4,862 square feet of event space with flexible designs and modern amenities.
  • Walt Disney World Resort replaced and upgraded all 365 cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground with new permanent structures featuring a modern, rustic aesthetic and updated amenities. The new cabins are available to both Disney Vacation Club members and non-members.

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