Drinking, Nightlife and Parties
Where to drink and party in Orlando this week
Published: May 15, 2013
20th Annual Florida International Beer Festival Pay one price and sip on unlimited suds, plus food from area restaurants, live music by Souled Out and more. 5-9 p.m. Saturday; Heritage Square, South Magnolia Avenue and East Central Boulevard; $25-$50; floridabeerfestivals.com.
American Beer & Cheese Pairing In honor of American Craft Beer Week, partake in some artisan cheese paired with beers such as North Coast Le Merle and Sierra Nevada Ovila Dubbel. 7 p.m. Wednesday; Redlight Redlight, 2810 Corrine Drive; $25; 407-893-9832; redlightredlightbeerparlour.com.
American Craft Beer Week The brewery celebrates all week long with a Beer Flight & Chocolate Pairing, Anisocoria Tasting, Mini Beer School, Beer Dinner With C&S Brisket Bus and more. Various times May 15-19; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; various prices, visit website for details; 407-872-1117; orlandobrewing.com.
American Craft Beer Week Each night the bar releases a keg from a different micro brewery, with a Samuel Adams cookout party to end the week. Various times May 15-19; World of Beer, 7800 Dr. Phillips Blvd.; various prices, visit website for details; 407-355-3315; drphillips.wobusa.com.
Celebrate American Craft Beer Week Sample suds from Kona Brewing, Widmer Bros Brewery, Redhook Brewery and Omission Beer. 5 p.m. Wednesday; The Plaza Live, 425 N. Bumby Ave.; free, $10 for 10 samples; 407-228-1220; plazaliveorlando.com.
Dogfish Head: Shark Attack The bar taps kegs of 90 Min Imperial IPA, Sixty-One, 60 Min IPA, Positive Contact and Chateau Jiahu. 7 p.m. Thursday; World of Beer, 7800 Dr. Phillips Blvd.; free; 407-355-3315; drphillips.wobusa.com.
Jake’s American Bar Beer Dinner Enjoy a five-course gourmet meal paired with beers from Left Hand brewery. 7 p.m. Friday; Jake’s American Bar, Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando; $45; 407-503-3200; loewshotels.com.
Pitiful Pups/Dogfish Head Maystache Adoption Party Fundraising party with the following beers on tap: 60 Min IPA, Rhizing Bines, Midas Touch, My Antonia, Burton Baton and others. 3 p.m. Saturday; The Gnarly Barley, 7431 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-854-4999; thegnarlybarley.com.
Seven Lions Live set by the California-based trance DJ. 10 p.m. Saturday; Roxy Nightclub, 740 Bennett Road; $10; 407-898-4004; roxyorlando.com.
Space Disco 3000 With DJs Q-Burns Abstract Message and Tommy Mot The DJs spin funk and retro-disco music. 9:30 p.m. Saturday; Spacebar, 2428 E. Robinson St.; free; 407-228-0804; facebook.com/spacebarorlando.
Torque 14 Year Anniversary With Circle K, Collaborator, Ed Rush & Optical The DJs spin live drum and bass music. 10 p.m. Saturday; Thee Grotto, 360 State Lane; $14-$25; 407-867-5309; facebook.com/torquednb.
Venue 13 Fridays Live bands, dancing and drink specials. 9 p.m. Friday; Castle Knights, 4910 Edgewater Drive; $5; facebook.com/venue13.