Drinking, Nightlife and Parties 

Where to drink and party in Orlando this week

click to enlarge 7th Annual Skip Day
  • 7th Annual Skip Day

Ignition: 12th Planet In association with Alliance and Firestone Live, hear this “Los Angeles dubstep god” do his thing. 10 p.m. Thursday; Firestone Live, 578 N. Orange Ave.; $10; 407-883-9033;

7th Annual Skip Day Start the weekend early by skipping out on work and drinking some free Yuengling while playing games and enjoying live entertainment. Noon Friday; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; free; 407-849-0471;

Founders Beertopia Featuring 15 Founders draft beers and chances to win some free swag. 3 p.m. Saturday; World of Beer-UCF, 3402 Technological Ave.; free; 321-235-9741;

Independence Music Festival Seven stages, live music with DJs from around the world and water attractions. Noon-midnight Saturday; Firestone Live, 578 N. Orange Ave.; contact for price; 407-883-9033;

Doctor Who Series 8 Premiere Party Get to know the new Doctor with a roomful of strangers who love time-traveling police boxes just as much as you do. 6:30 p.m. Saturday; MetroWest Pour House, 2461 S. Hiawassee Road; free; 407-704-8648;

VSOM Launch Party Celebrate the launch of Vacation State of Mind’s new line by shopping through their selection of shirts, totes, sunglasses, can cozies and more while drinking craft brews. 5 p.m. Sunday; Redlight Redlight, 2810 Corrine Drive; free;


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