As one of the world's capitals for hospitality, Orlando is known for fun first and foremost. No matter where you go throughout the city, there are great bars and nightclubs in Orlando that cater to different crowds.
Bars And Night Clubs In Downtown Orlando
Church Street Bars refer to the three-story bar venue in the center of Orlando's most well-known nightlife district. Come to enjoy a frozen drink at Chillers, walk upstairs to play arcade games at Cahoots or relax on the tiki-style rooftop at Latitudes.
These bars have several great specials during the week, including 3-4-1 drinks on Saturdays from 10-11 p.m. All three bars turn-up in the middle of the week as well, with 2-4-1 Pinnacle drinks all night on Wednesdays.
Wall Street Plaza features a great closed off street surrounded by seven distinct bars with their own flair for fun. Most evenings, the party spills out in the street, with extra bars added to accommodate massive crowds.
One of the best deals to take advantage of is the $2.99 Red Stripes that are available all day, every day at Waitiki. Taco Tuesday is a popular activity at Cantina, with $3 beer and taco specials all night.
SHOTS is the perfect place to get the night started or to take it to the next level. This bar has several creative shot creations that are as fun to look at as they are to take.
Wednesday at SHOTS is Ladies Night, with $5 Tito's, $4 Jim Beam, $4 Heineken, $15 bottomless champagne for women and $20 bottomless champagne for men. On Throwback Thursdays, the specials are $4 Three Olives, $5 Tito's, $5 Jameson and $15 Heineken buckets.
Saddle Up is where those looking for a country party often choose to end the night. There are three bars under one roof, an outdoor patio and plenty of room for line dancing all night.
They mix in a variety of current top 40 and hip-hop hits as well, so Saddle Up truly has something for everyone. They have great specials throughout the week like $3 Bud Light drafts, $4 wells and $5 Tito's on Wednesdays and $2 Bud Light drafts, $3 domestic bottles and $4 wells on Thursdays.
Bars And Night Clubs On International Drive
Mango's Tropical Cafe Orlando is Orlando's top destination to have an authentic Latin nightclub experience. This massive club has great nightly entertainment and drinks that are inspired by tastes of the Carribean, Central America, and South America.
Mango's has excellent event spaces and VIP opportunities. Before you jump into party mode, take advantage of their dinner show that includes live samba, Cuban conga, and Michael Jackson Tribute performances.
ICEBAR is definitely a great place to beat the Orlando heat. The 70 tons of hand-carved ice will keep you and your drink cold.
Regular evening admission to ICEBAR is $19.95 but check online always for special rates. If chilling out is not your thing, the Fire Lounge also keeps the party going in a more temperate climate.
Howl at the Moon is a true home for live music lovers. Entertaining performers bring the best party anthems and dance hits out on a nightly basis to keep the energy light and fun.
Howl at the Moon has ten cocktail buckets that highlight their extensive drink menu. Tuesdays are popular with Ladies Night where ladies receive free admission, $4 Three Olives drinks and $6 Dobel shots.
Blue Martini offers the perfect lounge setting and three distinct bar experiences all under one roof. There is room to relax and a stage that often features live entertainment.
Hospitality night brings on great specials for industry professionals every Monday. On Wednesday, ladies get half off cocktails from 8 p.m. to close with True Blue Ladies Night.
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Bars And Night Clubs Near UCF
Mondays at Social House is hospitality night with $2 Bud Light, $2 green tea shots and $3 Three Olives. At 9 p.m. on Thursdays, the Saved By the 90s special is highlighted by $4 Kona drafts and bottles, $4 Three Olives bombs and $3 Old Camp shots.
Stagger Inn also has a downtown location, but they brought an offshoot of their country bar to the UCF area. The college crowd packs this bar nightly with great specials to choose from.
Wednesday specials include $3 draft beers, $4 Moscow mules and $4 White Claw cans. The weekend starts early on Thursdays with $2 drinks all night.
The Public House is located in the same plaza as Stagger Inn, but it often caters to an older crowd. There are 24 different beers on draft and a full liquor bar.
Many of the beers on tap are craft drafts from around the country. Some evenings Public House also provides live music.
Bar Louie sits across the street from the Public House plaza and has become a popular destination for the professional crowd living around UCF. The large bar makes an excellent meeting destination for any occasion.
Bar Louie has a particularly good late night list of specials. After 10 p.m., choose from $3.50 14 oz draft beers, $4.50 select wines, $5.50 signature martinis half-price select appetizers and flatbreads.
LGBT Bars And Night Clubs In Orlando
Parliament House has been serving tourists and Orlando's LGBT community for years. The Icon Lounge is welcoming to all and has VIP experiences that cater to the high-end crowd.
Parliament House runs daily evening specials. Thursdays feature Orlando's longest-running Latin night and on Fridays, their half-off happy hour extends to 11 p.m.
SAVOY is in Ivanhoe Village and is a gay owned and operated nightclub. While the streets around Lake Ivanhoe can be difficult to navigate, SAVOY provides complimentary valet.
There are also great specials, like happy hour running all night on Wednesdays. On Fridays, hot shots are $3 and Kettle One is $6 and on Saturdays, Skyy Vodka is $5.
Stonewall has a huge two-story complex right on the edge of Orlando City Soccer Stadium in Parramore. The second floor Sky Bar is a particularly relaxing environment, with plush seating and views of downtown Orlando.
Stonewall has regular evening drag shows. In addition to the great nightlife offerings, they also have local favorite restaurant Tako Cheena serving their creations during the day.
Southern Nights is just a stone's throw from downtown Orlando and they are known as a true gay nightclub. The music is loud and the crowds are normally large, but six bars throughout the venue make it easier to grab drinks.
Thursdays are the highlight day of the week at Southern Nights, with all you can drink wells for $10. Get in early on Saturdays because there is NO COVER until 11 p.m.
Whatever you are looking for from your night out on the town, enjoy the great bars and clubs all throughout Orlando. Follow 407area for the latest news about Orlando nightlife and to get access to great specials.
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