Start your Orlando nightlife off with a cooling beer or a shot of American bourbon whiskey in casual bars on International Drive. Or enjoy Orlando's entertaining nightlife with a themed dinner show. For Orlando nightlife with an edge, head to Downtown Orlando for hip-hop clubs and live rock bands.
Sip chilled beer in the busy bars of neon-lit Downtown Disney. Or experience Orlando nightlife with a pitcher of margarita in cool Universal CityWalk. Join Orlando's young crowd in the bohemian bars along International Drive or dress up and mingle with Orlando's smart set, sipping on cocktails in hotel bars. The nightlife in Orlando's Cocoa Beach is relaxed - put on your baggy shorts and knock back beers with the surfers.
Orlando's nightlife scene gets going early. For nightly reggae concerts, hang out in Universal CityWalk. If you like jazz, head for Downtown Disney to hear top performances at Orlando's famous House of Blues. Mingle with party people and dance to DJs spinning Latin vibes, rock and hip hop in Orlando's Downtown clubs. Most nightlife in Orlando comes to an abrupt halt at 2am, when clubs and bars stop serving alcohol.
Book tickets for a themed dinner show, an essential part of Orlando nightlife. Choose from lively pirate musicals, horse shows and murder-mystery nights. If you're after quieter nightlife, buy tickets for ballet, opera or symphony concerts at Orlando's Bob Carr Performing Arts Center. For sporting action, zoom up to Daytona Beach to catch NASCAR car racing at Orlando's International Speedway or cheer on the local Orlando Magic basketball team.