Explore Unique Nightlife & Entertainment in Orlando
You never know where the night will take you in Orlando. Live music, high-energy dance clubs, sleek lounges, side-splitting comedy and other options are all part of our brilliant nightlife, as are world-famous events such as November’s Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Orlando. And no matter where you choose to stay in Orlando, you’ll find a vibrant, walkable entertainment district close by with a distinct and eclectic collection of nightlife venues
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Offering entertainment, dining and shopping in one walkable district, Disney Springs keeps the party going long after theme parks at Walt Disney World® Resort close for the night. One of its most unique options is The Edison, a steampunk-influenced restaurant, bar and nightlife hotspot with evening entertainment — including burlesque dancers on weekends!
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You can also enjoy live entertainment at House of Blues, Paradiso 37 and other venues — not to mention the all-new Drawn to Life Presented by Cirque du Soleil and Disney stage show. And for a lounge experience straight from the silver screen, check out Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar, which is based on the blockbuster Indiana Jones movies.
Serving as the gateway to the three theme parks at Universal Orlando Resort, Universal CityWalk is home to one of Orlando’s best concert venues, Hard Rock Live® Orlando. The all-in-one dining, entertainment and retail hub also has other ways to have fun after dark.
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Dance the night away at Red Coconut Club or the groove. Belt out karaoke hits at CityWalk’s Rising Star. Or, just belly up to the bar at Pat O’Brien’s®, Jimmy Buffett’s® Margaritaville®, or NBC Sports Grill & Brew!
The heart of Orlando’s tourism district features two walkable entertainment hubs with ample nighttime activities: Pointe Orlando and ICON Park®, the latter of which features Blake Shelton’s Ole Red live music joint. Also on International Drive, Mango’s Tropical Cafe has 55,000 square feet of drinking, dancing and live music.
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This area features scores of additional lounges, clubs and bars, too. Standouts include dueling piano bar Howl at the Moon, the subzero ICEBAR Orlando, and resort options such as 3NINE at Rosen Plaza Hotel and David’s Club Bar & Grill at Hilton Orlando, among others.
In downtown Orlando, the Amway Center — home of the NBA’s Orlando Magic and ECHL’s Orlando Solar Bears — hosts a galaxy of musical acts, but that’s just the start of what the city’s core has to offer. You’ll also find nightclubs and lounges galore, including Wall St. Plaza, a collective of seven bars adjacent to the district’s main thoroughfare, Orange Avenue.
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For the best in touring productions, secure seats at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, one of several live performance venues in the downtown area. This majestic venue is home to the all-new, acoustically remarkable Steinmetz Hall, plus two additional theaters, and attracts top talent from all over the world. Also downtown, the Amway Center and Camping World Stadium bring a robust lineup of national headliners to the area.