Drinking, Nightlife and Parties
Where to drink and party in Orlando this week
Published: November 13, 2013
8th Annual Motorcycles and Martinis Caring for the Children and the Nap Ford Community School fundraiser with live music, a bachelorette auction, best tattoo contest and a silent auction. 7-10 p.m. Saturday; Ember Bar & Restaurant, 42 W. Central Blvd.; $30-$40; 407-766-0217.
Alive After 5: Holiday Harvest Seasonally inspired street party complete with live music, food sampling and plenty of cocktails. 5-8 p.m. Thursday; downtown Sanford, East First Street and South Park Avenue, Sanford; $7 includes food and beverage sampling; sanfordwelcomecenter.com.
Art, Craft & Wine Festival More than 100 artists and crafters showcase original works, plus guests enjoy a wine stroll, food vendors and live entertainment. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free-$25; 407-571-8863; aacwf.com.
Avery Spotlight The bar serves up beers from Colorado’s Avery Brewing Co., including DuganA Double IPA, Beast Belgian Strong Dark Ale and Kaiser Imperial Oktoberfest. Noon Friday; World of Beer, 7800 Dr. Phillips Blvd.; free; 407-355-3315; drphillips.wobusa.com.
Bad Kitty Ball Kitty-themed, retro-electro dance party with performances by Danielle Lucas of Krave Girls, live neon body painters, costume contests and more. 9 p.m. Saturday; Thee Grotto, 360 State Lane; $10-$12; 407-867-5309; theegrotto.com.
Beers & Bites: Swamp Head Brewery Sample four draft beers paired with four dishes prepared by Chef Bruno. 6 p.m. Wednesday; Oblivion Taproom, 5101 E. Colonial Drive; various prices; 407-802-4800; obliviontaproom.com.
Brewery Ommegang Game of Thrones Beer Dinner Sit down for a four-course meal paired with Ommegang beers, including Iron Throne blonde ale and Take the Black stout. 6:30 p.m. Friday; Jake’s American Bar, Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando; visit website for details; 407-503-3000; loewshotels.com.
Customer Appreciation Cookout Buy a beer and you’ll get some free grub. 2-5 p.m. Sunday; World of Beer, 3402 Technological Drive, Suite 201; free; 321-235-9741; wobusa.com.