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College Guide 2014

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The college experience isn’t just about book learning – it’s also about expanding your horizons, meeting people and teaching yourself to balance work and play. Your school has you covered on the work part of the equation – we’ll help you out with the playing. Below, we’ve listed a bar special, club night or drinking event for every day of the week. And once you’ve worn out the options on this list, check our website at orlandoweekly.com for tons more drinking, nightlife, parties and events.


Clear Pong
Mondays at Waitiki Retro Tiki Lounge, 26 Wall Street Plaza,
Weekly beer pong tournament with cash prizes.

Curtis Earth Trivia
Mondays at Graffiti Junktion, 900 E. Washington St.,
Starting at 7 p.m., Curtis Earth hosts a trivia night that Orlando Weekly readers named the Best of Orlando for 2014.

Ladies Night
Mondays at Knights Pub
3910 Alafaya Trail,
Free cover for girls until 10:30 p.m., free drinks until midnight.

Sock Hop Mondays
Mondays at Backbooth
37 W. Pine St., backbooth.com
DJs spin music from the ’50s and ’60s, and free shots are handed out every hour.


Grits and Gravy
Tuesdays at Independent Bar (I-Bar), 70 N. Orange Ave.,
Old school rock and Motown soul are the musical backdrop.

Tasty Tuesdays
Tuesdays in the Milk District,
East Robinson Street and North Bumby Avenue,
A rotating lineup of local food trucks brings a crowd every Tuesday for this pop-up street party.


Dirty Bingo
Wednesday nights at the
Original Devaney’s Sports Pub
7660 University Blvd., Winter Park, theoriginaldevaneys.com
$5 burgers and $5 pitchers, followed by Dirty Bingo at 10 p.m.

Liquor Pitcher Wednesdays
Wednesdays at Knight Library
11448 University Blvd.,
Free liquor pitchers and free drafts until midnight. Make sure you don’t have an early class scheduled for the next morning. Because you probably won’t make it.

Nickel Beer Night
Wednesdays at Big Belly and Latitudes, 33 W. Church St.,
Unlimited Bud Light drafts for a nickel from 5 p.m to 9 p.m.

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