With summer in full force in Central Florida, the cool confines of a microbrewery taproom is a perfect place to beat the heat.

Check out these local craft beer events in Orlando this month:

July 2nd
Quicksand Open Mic
Jazz/Blues band backed open mic
Sanford Brewing Company | 6PM

July 3rd
Milkshake IPA Tapping
$10 crowler special and three milkshake IPAs on tap
Broken Cauldron Taproom & Brewery | 3PM

Pie Eating Jamfest
Contest to benefit the Love Pantry Program
Redlight Redlight | 5PM

Fire and Flow
Performances of fire arts
Dead Lizard Brewing Company | 8PM 

July 5th

Berliner Release
Fresh batch of a berliner at new brewery near MCO airport and live music from 8-10PM
Ellipsis Brewing | 1PM

First Thursday Night Market
Local vendors at brewery near Mall at Millenia
Dead Lizard Brewing Company | 6PM

July 6th
First West Friday
West 1st Street party in Sanford - beer, music, and food
Deviant Wolfe Brewing | 6PM

July 7th
Double Can Drop
Milk District NEIPA and FNGs DIPA available in 16oz cans
Ellipsis Brewing | 1PM

Dino Fantasia Art Show
A dinosaur themed art show in Longwood
Hourglass Brewing | 4PM 

Dot Dot Dot Comedy Showcase
Beer, popcorn, and a show. Perfect date night for $15
Ellipsis Brewing | 9PM

July 8th
Sip One Save One
Second Sunday pet adoption with Paws 4 Cause
Crooked Can Brewing Company  | 12:30PM 

July 13th
Rum Barrel Aged Paradisio Release Party
Newest collaboration with Copper Bottom Craft Distillery
WopsHops Brewing Company  | 3PM

July 14th
Bailey's Bully Up Birthday
A benefit for Bully Up rescue
Ocean Sun Brewing | 2PM

Uncle Miggy's Grapefruit Pale Ale Release
Organic pale ale made with hand-zested grapefruit 
Orlando Brewing | 1PM 

July 18th
Doughnut and Beer Pairing
A collaboration with artisan doughnut vendor Orlandough
Orlando Brewing | 7PM

July 20th
Five Days of Haze
A celebration of six months of operation. Five days of beer releases and a half birthday party

Ellipsis Brewing | 5PM

Yoga Under the Stars
Monthly parking lot yoga series with AcroSarah
Orlando Brewing  | 7PM

Due North Comedy
Laughs at a new brewery in Sanford
Inner Compass Brewing Company  | 9PM

July 27th
SoFA Market
Local vendors at Winter Park brewery
Deadly Sins Brewing Co

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Feature Image Provided By Mary McGinn