Drinking, Nightlife and Parties
Where to drink and party in Orlando this week
Published: November 14, 2012
13th Annual Classic Luau with Gucci Mane Young Trap, City and CT host a club party with music by Roint Blank DJs, Byrd Sanchez & Pretty Ricky, Nasty 305 and others. 9:30 p.m. Saturday; Roxy Nightclub, 740 Bennett Road; $50-$75; 407-898-4004; roxyorlando.com.
15th Annual Official Florida Classic After Party with DJ Q45, DJ Saxwell 9 p.m. Saturday; House of Blues, Downtown Disney West Side, Lake Buena Vista; $42-$57; 407-934-2583; hob.com.
22nd Annual Sunshine Challenge Central Florida Home Brewers host a two-day beer competition and festival. Various times Friday-Saturday; Hilton Orlando North, 350 S. North Lake Blvd., Altamonte Springs; visit website for details; cfhb.org.
Buck-Up Wednesdays The bar offers Three Olives vodka and moonshine drink specials and rides on the mechanical bull. 9 p.m. Wednesday; Hooch, 25 Wall St.; free; 407-849-9904; facebook.com/hoochorlando.
DJ Drama, DJ Nasty, Taz Angles The club hosts a special edition of Xcess Saturdays. 9:45 p.m. Saturday; Vain, 22 S. Magnolia Ave.; call for price; 407-318-4668; vainorlando.com.
N3rd Night with Emergency Pizza Party, DJs Hex, Spank Play video games, listen to music and enjoy two-for-one beers until midnight, $3 wells all night and $5 Sky vodka and Crown Royal drinks. 9 p.m. Saturday; Bikkuri, 1915 E. Colonial Drive; $5, cash only; facebook.com/nerdnite.
Nova Y Jory Live set in the club by the reggaeton duo. 9 p.m. Thursday; Roxy Nightclub, 740 Bennett Road; $20; 407-898-4004; roxyorlando.com.
Party Around the World Celebrate the food, drink and sounds of Brazil, England, Japan, Mexico and Germany. 10 p.m. Saturday; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; call for price; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.
Sip, Stroll & Shop Enjoy food and wine pairings at a bevy of Park Avenue merchants including Cocina 214, Kilwin's Chocolates & Ice Cream, Luma on Park, the Ancient Olive, Through the Looking Glass and others. 5-8:30 p.m. Thursday; Central Park, North Park Avenue and West Morse Boulevard, Winter Park; $25; 407-644-8281; facebook.com/winterparksip.
The Lounge – Served Chilled The area around Lake Eola turns into an upscale nightclub, with private cabanas, bottle service, chic furniture, a fashion show by Fused Fashion and music by DJ BMF and the Phat and Jazzy Players. 6:30-10:30 p.m. Thursday; Lake Eola Park, East Central Boulevard and North Eola Drive; $25-$75, upscale fashionable attire required; theloungeevents.com.
Wine & Whiskey Wednesdays Enjoy $15 all-you-can-drink wine, $3 select whiskeys and live music. 5-9 p.m. Wednesday; Graffiti Junktion, 900 E. Washington St.; free; 407-426-9503; graffitijunktion.com.
Your Girlfriend's Favorite DJ: Michael McPhearson, DJ Luvwyr, A Fly Guy Club party presented by Joey Digital, Monopoly Marketing Group and Hennessy. 10 p.m. Friday; Touch, 55 W. Church St.; call for price; 888-455-2634; touch-orlando.com.