Drinking, Nightlife and Parties
Where to drink and party in Orlando this week
Published: January 2, 2013
Alive After 5 Monthly street party with live music, art displays, food and cocktail sampling and more. 5-8 p.m. Thursday; Downtown Sanford, East First Street and South Park Avenue, Sanford; $7 includes food and beverage sampling; sanfordwelcomecenter.com.
Beer Bomb Bus Tour: New Year Edition Start with a beer class by Todd of Renegade Reps, and then head to Hourglass Brewery in Longwood, craft cocktail bar the Imperial in Sanford and quirky watering hole Little Fish Huge Pond. 2 p.m. Sunday; The Imperial at Washburn Imports, 1800 N. Orange Ave.; $30; imperialwinebar.com.
I Love the '90s Pub Crawl Drink around downtown Orlando, with stops at Big Belly's, Eye Spy Bar and One Eyed Jacks. 8 p.m. Saturday; Whiskey Dicks, 50 E. Central Blvd., Suite C; $12-$15; 407-540-0445; orlandopubcrawl.com.
Project 46: Lights Out Fest After Party with Bingo Balls, NYMZ Live progressive house music in the club. 9:30 p.m. Friday; The Attic, 68 E. Pine St.; free-$10; facebook.com/djproject46.
Switch Saturdays featuring A-Rock Club party with DJ music. 10 p.m. Saturday; 23, 23 W. Church St.; call for price; 407-420-1111; 23orlando.com.
Tantra with DJs Freefall, Baby Anne, Shock Club night with DJ music. 10 p.m. Wednesday; Vintage Lounge, 114 S. Orange Ave.; call for price; 877-386-7346; thevintagelounge.com.
The Bruery Spotlight Sample craft beers from the California-based brewery. 6 p.m. Thursday; World of Beer, 3402 Technological Drive, Suite 201; free, various menu prices; 321-235-9741; wobusa.com.
Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk Pay one price for unlimited wine tasting at participating venues, with streetside shopping vendors and food trucks offering menu items. 6-9 p.m. Thursday; Dexter's of Thornton Park, 808 E. Washington St.; $10 cash; facebook.com/thorntonparkdistrict.
Throwback Thursdays with DJ Mo The DJ spins '80s and '90s music. 10 p.m. Thursday; Bullitt, 33 E. Pine St.; free; 407-841-1068.
Vibe Thursdays with guest DJ Renato Lopez Live set by the techno groove DJ. 10 p.m. Thursday; Suite B, 50 E. Central Blvd.; free-$5; 407-246-1750; suiteblounge.com.