Drinking, Nightlife and Parties
Where to drink and party in Orlando this week
Published: April 3, 2013
1st Friday in Ivanhoe Village Neighborhood party with live entertainment, shopping and dining opportunities. 5-11 p.m. Friday; Ivanhoe Village Main Street, Orange Avenue between New Hampshire and Princeton streets; free; 407-484-5839; facebook.com/pages/first-fridays-in-ivanhoe-village.
2-4-1 Grey Goose Night Enjoy drink specials at the bar until midnight. 10 p.m.-midnight Friday; Loft 55, 55 W. Church St., Suite 211; free; 407-792-2555; loft55orlando.com.
7 Year Anniversary Party With Hadley's Hope, the Actomatics, the Sonic Explosion With Uncle Matt's Grapefruit Pale Ale, cornhole tournaments, live music and more. 1-9 p.m. Sunday; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; free; 407-872-1117; orlandobrewing.com.
Acoustic Karaoke Gong Show Jeremy Hagen hosts singers who perform until they hear the gong, but if you finish your song you'll win a prize. 10 p.m. Wednesday; Waitiki Retro Tiki Lounge, 26 Wall Street Plaza; free; 407-481-1199; wallstplaza.net.
Bassmint v1.0 Featuring Xilent & Bare Live dubstep sets by the DJs. 10 p.m. Saturday; Firestone Live, 578 N. Orange Ave.; $10; 407-872-0066; pricelessevent.com.
Cocktail Class Learn how to make three different custom cocktails with the bartenders. 5:30-7 p.m. Saturday; The Courtesy Bar, 114 N. Orange Ave.; $20, plus you pay for your three cocktails; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org; 407-450-2041; thecourtesybar.com.
Cocktails & Conversation Happy Hour on the Patio Sophisticated gathering with live music by CeCe Teneal, Tony Wynn and DJ Lyvwyr, plus food and drink specials. 5-10 p.m. Monday; Ember, 42 W. Central Blvd.; free; 407-486-9203.
I Love Florida House Night Featuring Avlish, Mark Hunt, DJ Fusion and Myke Skillz Enjoy a night of house music in the club. 10 p.m. Saturday; Suite B, 50 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-246-1750; suiteblounge.com.
I Love the '80s Party Featuring Latrice Royale, three DJs and live shows. 9 p.m. Saturday; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.