Active duty, retired military personnel to receive free ride on The Wheel
ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 28, 2021) – In honor of Veterans Day weekend, ICON Park is honoring those who’ve sacrificed everything to protect our country’s safety and freedom.
Nov. 11-14, all active duty and retired military personnel will be able to ride ICON Park’s signature attraction, The Wheel, for free to show appreciation for their service. Families of these honored guests will receive a 50 percent discount to ride The Wheel.
The 400-foot observation wheel will be lit up in the pattern of the American flag all weekend, with its 64,000 LED lights glowing in red, white and blue.
“All of us at ICON Park are so grateful for those who have sacrificed so much protect this nation,” said Chris Jaskiewicz, ICON Park president and CEO. “We want to show our appreciation for all of those who have served and are still serving today. We also want to honor the families who have given just as much.”
ICON Park is at the center of the International Drive Resort Area and Orlando Entertainment District. With free parking and conveniently located near I-4, Universal Boulevard and the Beachline, this premiere entertainment complex is easy to access for any Central Florida resident or Orlando tourist.
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About ICON Park
ICON Park™ is a 20-acre, walkable entertainment destination in the heart of the Orlando Entertainment District on International Drive. A perfect place to ride, dine, drink and explore, ICON Park has more than 40 amazing restaurants, funky bars, boutique shops and can’t-miss attractions, all anchored by The Wheel, a jaw-dropping observation wheel that stands 400 feet – 40 stories – in the air. Guests can visit SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium, Madame Tussauds Orlando, Museum of Illusions, In The Game ICON Park and 7D Motion Theater. Dining options include Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips, Yard House, Blake Shelton’s Ole Red, Uncle Julio’s Mexican From Scratch, Tin Roof, Sugar Factory, Tapa Toro, Shake Shack and more. Free parking is available in a multi-level, on-site garage, just steps from all the action. Learn more at ICONParkOrlando.com. Follow ICON Park on social media @ICONParkOrlando.