Orlando - Bars & Nightlife
The adult playground that Orlando nightlife has become could fill every night of your trip. Whatever type of music you can imagine, there is a bar or club to follow.
Vintage is filled with the 20’s and early-30’s crowd. With the dark wood paneling and huge chandeliers, this is a sexy and alluring bar with attentive bartenders and a great VIP room where NBA players can often be spotted.
The Beacham is most likely Downtown Orlando’s best music venue. Super star artists like Lauryn Hill, 50 Cent and The Police have all performed here, as well as famous dance music DJ’s David Guetta, Tiesto and Benny Benassi.
This club is designed with an island and resort theme. With fun and trendy fixtures like the giant fish tank on the dance floor and the text-messaging wall, Antigua will make an impression. Locals know Antigua for its crowd-pleasing mix of music. Don’t miss Saturday night - 80’s night.
This sophisticated, ultramodern lounge is decorated with a Japanese theme. The lighting is dim and romantic, and the illuminated ocean-blue bar and waterfall create a hip place to spend an evening.
If you are searching for country music or a chance to polish up your line-dancing moves, then Cowboys Orlando is your place. Boots and bikini contests for the guys and boots and boxer contests for the girls are very popular. There are also tattoo contests and even live bull riding on special occasions.
The name does not betray you, for this bar was quite literally made from over 50 tons of carved ice! Icebar is kept at 27 degrees to ensure that everything is chill in both temperature and ambiance. All of the lights, frozen sculptures and music would make even Antarctica proud, along with world famous drinks like the Penguin Pizz. While small children are not allowed to enter, guests ages 8-20 may enter between 7:00pm-9:00pm.
Part of the string of clubs on the CityWalk at Universal Orlando, The Groove has multiple levels designed for hours of dancing. The club has a classic theater feel and premium sound systems and special effects. Three themed lounges and numerous bars are available for those seeking reprieve from dancing. Deejays spin away hits from the Top 40, Hip-Hop, R&B and Top Pop Hits.
Modeled after its first location in New Orleans, Pat O'Brien's in Orlando serves Cajun with a Floridian twist. It is known for several things, the first of which being the famous flaming fountain patio. Guests are encouraged to taste the specialty "Hurricane" drink on the patio or at the Main Bar, where you can watch a game from one of the local teams. The Piano Lounge adds the finishing touches with the dueling pianos and sing-a-longs.
Redlight Redlight is Orlando's beer parlor and destination for craft beer education! There are 23 rotating draft beers, and the cask-conditioned ales are made in the 2 beer engines. The beer list overall is impressive with over 250 bottles, from vintage selections to sour beers.
Murphy’s Arm Pub
Murphy's Arms Pub is British owned and operated, providing Orlando residents and visitors with an authentic pub experience. Beer pong is played every Friday, and the widescreen televisions are always aglow with games from the English Premier League, Coca-Cola Championship, Euro 2012, Champions League and World Cup. Bucket and pitcher specials are offered daily.
Fuego Cigar Lounge by Sosa Family Cigars
Fuego's is both a cigar lounge and full-service liquor bar. Guests may choose to sit inside or outside on the patio, with a mojito or espresso and a signature cigar. The cigars are of the Sosa family's own brand; they are hand-rolled and of premium tobacco.
For over 40 years, The Improv comedy club has produced world comedic talents at its various national locations. Adam Sandler, Bette Midler, Robin Williams and Jerry Seinfeld are just a few household names that had beginnings at The Improv. Now with a location in Orlando, the comedy club features local talents from Central Florida. So come for the laughs, and maybe you'll see the next big comedian!