Make lasting Orlando memories at ICON Park® with breathtaking views, incredible attractions and nightlife, and more unique fun for all ages.
In the heart of Orlando’s International Drive Entertainment District, ICON Park® offers incredible activities for all ages, from sky-high adventures and late-night flamenco dancing to mind-bending illusions and aquatic animal fun for the whole family. Here are just a few reasons to add this all-ages wonderland to your Orlando bucket list.
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The Wheel at ICON Park®
Drink up unbelievably real views aboard The Wheel at ICON Park®. Standing 400 feet tall, this iconic Orlando attraction offers breathtaking 360-degree views of the surrounding area, from the downtown Orlando skyline to our world-class theme parks and beautiful lakes. Time your visit right and you might even see a rocket launch from Kennedy Space Center or catch nightly fireworks from the surrounding theme parks. Plus, don’t miss spectacular nightly lightshows on The Wheel itself, which has 64,000 color-changing LED lights to put a little sparkle into any celebration.
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Awesome Attractions at ICON Park®
Once you’ve flown on The Wheel, discover a world of fun with awesome ICON Park attractions for all ages. Save when you bundle additional attractions into your Wheel admission ticket or keep an eye out for a la carte attraction savings throughout this post.
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Soak up the sights with a thrilling twist on the Orlando StarFlyer, the world’s tallest standalone swing ride. Fuel up at the Star Bar, then spin your way up and down the 450-foot-tall tower at speeds up to 60 mph. A seatbelt, lap bar and between-the-legs harness keep you safe and secure as you embark on one of Orlando’s wildest rides.
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Carousel on the Promenade & Pearl Express Train
There’s more than one way to go for a spin at ICON Park: The Carousel on the Promenade has an authentic, distinctive look modeled after the finest antique carousels from years gone by. The carousel features 30 figures of various animals, including horses, reindeer, rabbits, zebras and more, along with two accessible chariot benches.
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The young and young at heart can also take a ride on the Pearl Express Train for a tot-sized tour of all ICON Park has to offer.
SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium
Embark on an undersea adventure at SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium, home to the only 360-degree underwater viewing tunnel in Florida. Marvel at over 5,000 creatures, including sharks, sea turtles, jellyfish and rays, along with virtual shark diving, interactive dive shows, fun talks, special events, a children’s play area and more family-friendly fun.
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Museum of Illusions
Billed as a brain-bending “edutainment” experience, Museum of Illusions Orlando features more than 50 incredible exhibits that you won’t believe even after you see them. Dive into a wild collection of interactive, immersive and incomprehensible illusions based on math, science and psychology that will keep everyone in your group entertained.
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Madame Tussauds Orlando
Where in Orlando can you sit down with Oprah, co-host The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, rock out with Elvis, and team up with DC Entertainment’s Justice League — including Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg? Only at Madame Tussauds Orlando.
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Our edition of the world-famous wax attraction will get you up close and personal with huge Hollywood stars, chart-topping musicians, unforgettable cultural icons and history’s most famous leaders. Feeling star-struck? Snap a photo. All figures are perfectly posed for selfies, and photography is always encouraged.
In the Game ICON Park
In The Game ICON Park has the latest in arcade games that are perfect for family-friendly face-offs. Compete for prizes and set new records as you play for glory. This attraction also features the 7D Motion Theater, where you can take on everything from virtual-reality zombies to a mad scientist’s robots. After taking a seat and strapping on your special glasses, you won’t just see and hear your enemies, but feel them as well thanks to motion and wind effects. The experience is family-friendly, setting the stage for some fun competitions.
Max Action Arena
Battle virtual zombies, sharpen your axe-throwing skills and puzzle your way through escape and adventure rooms at Max Action Arena, an extreme-gaming destination geared toward adults. Try the Max Action Tour, which includes access to four extreme experiences, for maximum thrills.
Sizzling Dining & Entertainment
ICON Park isn’t just home to fun attractions — it also hosts tasty restaurants and vibrant nightlife. From toe-tapping live music to elevated comfort food and beyond, there’s something here for all ages and interests.
Try Yard House for made-from-scratch favorites and over 130 beers on tap; Sloppy Joe’s Orlando for tropical fare in a laid-back Florida Keys setting; and Uncle Julio’s Mexican Restaurant, where you can smash a chocolate piñata packed with delectable desserts. Indulge in elevated comfort food and shakes from Shake Shack, satisfy your sweet tooth at Sugar Factory, chow down at Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, or go for some classic golden-fried cod and inventive milkshakes at Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips. The options are endless at ICON Park.
If live music is your jam, head to Blake Shelton’s Ole Red for country music and a full menu of Southern-inspired fare. Tin Roof is another classic choice, featuring live music, dancing, themed brunches and more laid-back events. Both have spacious patios with outdoor seating so you can dine under Orlando’s gorgeous skies.
ICON Park has a little something for everyone when it comes to shopping and services. Bring your Orlando memories home with a souvenir from Wheelhouse Gift Shop or 360 Gifts, or perfect your vacation look with gear from Caleoni Sunglasses. And if you’re coming from overseas and need to exchange some money before your shopping spree, Currency Exchange International has you covered — call ahead for hours.
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Sugar Factory’s onsite candy store has more than 300 varieties of confections, including bedazzled Couture Pops, and the young and young at heart can create bespoke toys at Build-A-Bear Workshop. Ready to relax? Get a blast of 90% pure oxygen at Breathe Modern Wellness Bar.
Free Parking, Admission & Entertainment
Not only is there a ton to see and do at ICON Park, but admission to the complex is always free. Four floors of dedicated free parking are also available in the on-site parking garage. As a result, it’s a great place to sit back, relax and enjoy nightly light shows and people-watching on the central green, all without spending any money.
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Take the cash you save and put it toward building unforgettable memories as you play, eat and shop your way through ICON Park — one of many wondrous experiences you will only find in Orlando.
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