Drinking, Nightlife and Parties
Where to drink and party in Orlando this week
Published: June 26, 2013
1st Year Anniversary Block Party The bar celebrates with music by DJs Carlos Mendoza, Pranksta and X-Andy, plus a slew of drink specials and free chicken wings. 1 p.m. Sunday; Bloodhound Brew Pub & Eatery, 5801 Conroy Windermere Road; free; 407-578-5711; bloodhoundbrew.com.
Beer and BBQ Orlando Brewing provides the suds and Whole Foods serves up brats and baked goods. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday; Whole Foods Market, 1989 Aloma Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-673-8788; facebook.com/wholefoodsmarketwinterpark.
Blue Moon Artfully Crafted Box Party Three local artists - Austin James, Wolfrich and Kittens of Industry - were chosen to create works of art out of Orlando Weekly street boxes, and this party celebrates their creations with free beer and food. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday; The Hammered Lamb, 1235 N. Orange Ave.; free, RSVP on Facebook for admission; 407-377-0400; facebook.com/orlandoweekly.
Death Star Disco Costume Party With Dr. Khan Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character and get in free. 10 p.m. Wednesday; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; free-$10; 407-999-2570; backbooth.com.
DJ Jillian Live set in the bar by the DJ. 8 p.m. Saturday; Lil’ Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free; facebook.com/pages/lil-indies.
Neon Glow Paint Party Mayhem Wear your bathing suit and get messy with DJ music and more in the club. 11:30 p.m. Thursday; Syn Orlando, 57 W. Pine St.; free-$10; 860-367-1922; synorlando.com.
New York Street Party With breakdancers, NYC-style food, street vendors and music by DJ Brianna. 9 p.m. Saturday; The Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.
Parks & Rec Trivia Night See how much you know about the TV show and enjoy drink specials and prizes. 7-9 p.m. Friday; Bikes Beans & Bordeaux, 3022 Corrine Drive; free; 407-427-1440; bikesbeansandbordeaux.com.
Pine St. Rock & Stroll Block Party Outdoor street event with live bands, cocktails from area bars and food from downtown Orlando restaurants. 6-10 p.m. Saturday; Downtown Orlando, Orange Avenue and Pine Street; $15-$25; 407-538-2729; pinestreetrockandstroll.com.
Sanford Pub Invasion: I Love Reality TV Dress as your favorite reality TV star and enjoy drinks at nine bars including Little Fish Huge Pond, the Wet Spot, Buster’s Bistro and more. 8 p.m. Friday; Sapphire Cocktail Lounge, 301 W. 1st St., Sanford; $10; 407-732-6473; littlefish-hugepond.com.
Summer B Kick-Off Party With David Tort Live EDM set by the Spanish DJ. 10 p.m. Saturday; Roxy Nightclub, 740 Bennett Road; $10; 407-898-4004; roxyorlando.com.