Drinking, Nightlife and Parties 

Where to drink and party in Orlando this week

click to enlarge ROCK THE BOX

Surf Expo After Party With live music by Boxelder and Resinated. 7 p.m. Friday; Backstage Nightclub and Sports Bar, 9700 International Drive; free; 407-996-9700;

Garnet and Gold Watch Party Cheer on the Florida State Seminoles on a 16’ LED TV and enjoy drink specials. 8 p.m. Saturday; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; free;

Flip the Peninsula Oblivion is bringing down some Michigan beers to take over the bar, featuring Founders, Bells, Jolly Pumpkin, North Peak and B. Nektar in this massive tap takeover. 6 p.m. Friday; Oblivion Taproom, 5101 E. Colonial Drive; free; 407-802-4800;

Orlando Shakes’ 26th Season Opening Gala Join the Orlando Shakespeare Theater for an evening of food, wine, live entertainment and a preview of their production of Les Misérables. 5 p.m. Sunday; Orlando Shakespeare Theater, 812 E. Rollins St.; $150-$250; 407-447-1700;

Happy Hour presented by Ustler Group of Companies Schmooze with the other Ustler schmoozers in this benefit for the Christian Service Center of Central Florida. A ticket gets you two drinks, unlimited appetizers and live music by FourFifths. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday; Citrus, 821 N. Orange Ave.; $15; 407-373-0622;

Rock the Box: 2nd Annual Box Painting Party Orlando Weekly and Rolling Rock have selected three artists to turn three of our street boxes into works of art. Free appetizers, $2 Rolling Rock beers, free train shots, free swag and more. 5-9 p.m. Wednesday; The Hammered Lamb, 1235 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-377-0400;


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