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Getting to Holiday Matsuri

Welcome to Holiday Matsuri! We’re thrilled to have you join us for a festive celebration at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Below, you’ll find essential information to help plan your trip, including directions, parking details, public transportation options, and nearby accommodations.

Orange County Convention Center West Concourse
9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819.

How to Get to Holiday Matsuri

Address: Orange County Convention Center - West Concourse
9800 International Drive Orlando, FL 32819

From Orlando International Airport (MCO)

From Orlando International Airport, head north on Jeff Fuqua Blvd. Take the ramp onto FL-528 W/Beachline Expressway West. Continue on FL-528 W and take exit 1 for International Drive. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for SeaWorld/Aquatica/Convention Center, and turn left onto International Drive. The Orange County Convention Center - West Concourse will be on your right.

From Downtown Orlando

Starting from Downtown Orlando, take I-4 West towards Tampa. Use the right two lanes to take exit 72 for FL-528 East toward International Airport/Cape Canaveral. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for International Drive, and merge onto International Drive. Turn right onto International Drive, and you will find the Orange County Convention Center - West Concourse on your right.

From Tampa

If you are traveling from Tampa, take I-4 East towards Orlando. Use the right two lanes to take exit 72 for FL-528 East toward International Airport/Cape Canaveral. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for International Drive, and merge onto International Drive. Turn right onto International Drive, and the Orange County Convention Center - West Concourse will be on your right.

From Miami

From Miami, take I-95 North and then exit 12A to merge onto FL-826 West. Merge onto I-75 North towards Naples. Take exit 261 to merge onto I-4 East towards Orlando. Use the right two lanes to take exit 72 for FL-528 East toward International Airport/Cape Canaveral. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for International Drive, and merge onto International Drive. Turn right onto International Drive, and you will reach the Orange County Convention Center - West Concourse on your right.

From Jacksonville

Starting from Jacksonville, take I-95 South. Take exit 260B to merge onto I-4 West towards Orlando. Use the right two lanes to take exit 72 for FL-528 East toward International Airport/Cape Canaveral. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for International Drive, and merge onto International Drive. Turn right onto International Drive, and the Orange County Convention Center - West Concourse will be on your right.

The Center has integrated the unique demands of rideshare services, such as Lyft and Uber, into the transportation planning needs of events. As such, the OCCC has coordinated with service providers to establish drop-off and pick-up points for rideshare services and set geofences around the Convention Center campus for attendees. Upon requesting a ride through Lyft or Uber, attendees will be directed to meet their driver at one of the three pick-up points based on where they are located on the campus, and in accordance with the map below. Each location is highly visible and indicated with banners and signage.

 

Orlando International Airport (MCO): The Orange County Convention Center is approximately 15 miles from Orlando International Airport (MCO). Here are a few options for getting from the airport to the convention center:

  • By Car: Take FL-528 W/Beachline Expy W from Jeff Fuqua Blvd. Follow FL-528 W/Beachline Expy W to International Dr. Take exit 1 from FL-528 W/Beachline Expy W. Continue on International Dr to your destination.
  • By Shuttle: Several shuttle services operate between the airport and the convention center. Check with your hotel for shuttle availability or book a ride with a local shuttle service.
  • By Taxi/Rideshare: Taxis and rideshare services like Uber and Lyft are readily available at the airport. Follow signs to the designated pickup areas.

For a convenient and comfortable travel option, consider taking the Brightline Rail to the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). The Brightline Rail offers modern, high-speed train services connecting major cities in Florida. Upon arriving at the Orlando Station, you can easily reach the OCCC via a short taxi or rideshare service.

For route information and to purchase tickets, visit the Brightline website.

Orlando offers various public transportation options to reach the convention center:

Lynx Bus Service:

The area's public bus system - LYNX - has routes servicing the Orange County Convention Center with connections to the Orlando International Airport and Downtown Orlando.
To plan your journey and obtain the latest fares, visit the LYNX website.

I-RIDE Trolley:

The I-RIDE Trolley is a convenient and affordable way to travel along International Drive. The trolley stops at various points of interest, including the Orange County Convention Center.
For maps and fare information, visit the I-RIDE Trolley website.

Pedicabs are common in the convention center district and can typically be found outside the convention center buildings and in the parking lots. Pedicabs are a convenient way to get around between the convention center and surrounding dining and attractions. Pedicab rides are complimentary; however tipping is customary based upon the level of service provided.

The Center is conveniently accessible by marked crosswalks and pedestrian bridges. Pedestrian bridges, or skywalks, are connected to the convention center at the following points:

  • The Oversight Pedestrian Bridge connects the North-South building to the Hyatt Regency Orlando and the West building.
  • the Rosen Plaza Skywalk connects the Rosen Plaza Hotel to the West building, near Hall F.
  • the Rosen Centre Skywalk connects the Rosen Centre Hotel to the West building, near Hall A.
  • the Hilton Pedestrian Bridge connects the Hilton Orlando to the South Concourse of the North/South building.
  • the International Drive Pedestrian Bridge connects the Hyatt Regency Orlando with the West building, near West Hall C - Level 2.

Safety tip: Always cross at crosswalks, use push-to-walk buttons, and wait for a walk signal before crossing the street. Rapid flashing beacons are available at major crosswalks without traffic signals.

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