Drinking, Nightlife and Parties 

Where to drink and party in Orlando this week

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4x4x Fringe Pub CrawlDrink your way around Ivanhoe Village and Mills 50, with stops at the Imperial, Wally's, the Hammered Lamb, the Matador and others. 7-11 p.m. Monday; Ivanhoe Village/Mills 50 District; $10;

Alive After 5 Monthly street party with live music, art displays, food and cocktail sampling and more. 5-8 p.m. Thursday; downtown Sanford, East First Street and South Park Avenue, Sanford; $7 includes food and beverage sampling;

American Craft Beer Week Each night the bar releases a keg from a different microbrewery, with a Samuel Adams cookout party to end the week. Various times May 13-19; World of Beer, 7800 Dr. Phillips Blvd.; various prices, visit website for details; 407-355-3315;

American Craft Beer Week The brewery celebrates all week long with a Beer Flight & Chocolate Pairing, Anisocoria Tasting, Mini Beer School, Beer Dinner With C&S Brisket Bus and more. Various times May 13-19; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; various prices, visit website for details; 407-872-1117;

Fung-Ku With Nigel and Mot The DJs spin funk, hip-hop and disco soul music. 9:30 p.m. Friday; Spacebar, 2428 E. Robinson St.; free;

Orlando Craft Beer Festival In honor of Craft Beer Week, enjoy beer samples at 10 downtown bars including Finnhenry's, the Lodge, Wall St. Plaza, Frank and Steins, Tap & Grind and others. 3-7 p.m. Saturday; downtown Orlando; $20-$30;

Pirate Party Costume contest, barbecue dinner, scavenger hunt and more. 6-11 p.m. Friday; Wekiva Island, 1014 Miami Springs Road, Longwood; free; 407-862-1500;

Sidney Samson The DJ performs a live house set in the club. 10 p.m. Friday; Vain, 22 S. Magnolia Ave.; $15; 407-835-3590;

Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk Pay one price for unlimited wine tasting at participating venues, with streetside shopping vendors and food trucks offering menu items. 6-9 p.m. Thursday; Olde Town Brokers, 11 N. Summerlin Ave., Suite 101; $10 cash;

Trivia 500 The bar hosts a six-week trivia tournament, with prizes ranging from $125-$500. 6 p.m. Friday, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Monday, Wednesday; Copper Rocket Pub, 106 Lake Ave, Maitland; free, visit website for details; 407-645-0069;

Tuesday Night Flights Sip on $6 beer flights. 5 p.m. Tuesday; Rogue Pub, 3067 Curry Ford Road; free; 407-985-3778;


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