Drinking, Nightlife and Parties 

Where to drink and party in Orlando this week

click to enlarge GAY DAYS PARTIES

DJ MOT and the 11 Sixteens Relax under a semi-starry sky as you take advantage of the late-night happy-hour drink prices and listen to sets by DJ MOT and the 11 Sixteens. 9 p.m. Wednesday; Sky Sixty, 60 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-246-1599;

Baldwin Park First Friday Festival and Art Stroll Drink your way through local shops, bars and restaurants while checking out local art. 5:30 p.m. Friday; New Broad Street, Baldwin Park; free; 407-923-3849;

Purple Reign: Prince Roger Nelson’s Birthday Celebrate all things Prince while DJ BMF spins sexy tracks all night long. Friday; Lil’ Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave.; free;

Tastefully Goldenrod Party in the streets with eats from places like Jeremiah’s Italian Ice, Dickies BBQ, Mellow Mushroom and much more. 6 p.m. Friday; Sts. Peter and Paul Social Hall, 5300 Old Howell Branch Road, Winter Park; $15; 407- 677-6980

Riptide at Typhoon Lagoon One Magical Weekend brings a giant aquatic dance party at one of the best water parks in Central Florida. Enjoy the water rides, tidal pool and more with 6,000 scantily clad LGBT brothers and sisters. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday; One Magical Weekend, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon, 1145 E. Buena Vista Drive, Orlando; $90;

Get Lei’d Luau Pub Crawl This crawl is all outdoors, so be sure to wear short-shorts and show lots of skin to stay cool. Coconut bras, grass skirts and flip-flops are required (that means you, boys). Event starts at WaiTiki then moves to Spy Bar, Avenue/Underground and Latitudes. 8 p.m. Saturday; WaiTiki, 26 Wall St.; $10;

Science Night Live This is the perfect time to enjoy the Orlando Science Center – when there’s plenty of booze and no kids. Use the giant telescope in the Observatory to look for shooting stars and catch the light show in the CineDome after taking selfies in front of the dino bones. 8 p.m. Saturday; Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St.; $15; 407-514-2000;

First Annual Bacon Bonanza Sample bacon-themed eats (bacon mac and cheese, bacon ice cream, bacon popcorn) and wash it down with bacon bloody Marys and bacon-tinis. noon Saturday; Orlando Harley-Davidson, 3770 37th St.; 407-423-0346; $10;


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