From block parties to the Blue Man Group: the best nightlife in Orlando

Mathers Social Gathering is a Roaring Twenties-style speakeasy in Downtown Orlando Credit: INA PANDORA PHOTOGRAPH

Orlando is known for its family-friendly daytime attractions, but there is no shortage of grown-up entertainment once the sun sets and the theme parks close. Although 'The City Beautiful' isn’t as overtly clubby as many metropolitan areas, the less frenetic nature of its stand-out evening venues ensure all tastes are catered for, from celebrity-centric dining to sophisticated wine bars, quirky street parties and raucous show lounges. Dance until the early hours, or let world-class entertainers do all the work. Take note, the drinking age in the US is 21 and over, with a valid photo ID, and it is strictly enforced.


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