June 27, 2016 | Orchid Garden, 126 W. Church St. | bitenightorlando.com Bite Night transforms the historic Orchid Garden Ballroom into a foodie wonderland featuring samples from more than 20 of Orlando's best-loved chefs and restaurants.
July 29, 2016 | Cheyenne Saloon, 128 W. Church St. | whiskeybusinessorlando.com
At this upscale and sophisticated event, guests have the opportunity to sample their way across continents to discover the best scotches, bourbons and whiskeys and take their taste buds on an exploration of wheat and rye.
United We Brunch
Sept. 17, 2016 | The Orchid Garden, 126 W. Church St. | brunch.orlandoweekly.com
Orlando's best breakfast and brunch spots come together to offer an array of delicious tastes paired with unlimited mimosas and bloody marys.
Big Gay Brunch
Oct. 8, 2016 | The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive | orlandoweekly.com
Before the Orlando Pride parade, come eat and drink with us and check out surprise performances.
Orlando Beer Festival
Nov. 12, 2016 | Festival Park, 2911 E. Robinson St. | orlandobeerfestival.com
Orlando's only large-scale legitimate craft beer festival that attracts brewers and guests from all over Florida.
Great Orlando Mixer
Dec. 10, 2016 | Cheyenne Saloon, 128 W. Church St. | thegreatorlandomixer.com
Orlando's most elaborate vintage venue, the Cheyenne Saloon, radiates a 1920s ambience as attendees enjoy a night of jazz music, burlesque performances, and samples of craft cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, while the city's best bartenders compete for the title of the Great Orlando Mixer.
Orlando Chili Cook-Off
Feb. 18, 2017 | Festival Park, 2911 E. Robinson St. | orlandochilicookoff.com
This event brings the heat with more than 100 different types of chili to sample, the World Chili Eating Championship competition, live music and more.
United We Brunch
March 2017 | The Orchid Garden, 126 W. Church St. | brunch.orlandoweekly.com
Some say brunch is the most important meal of the day, so we're making United We Brunch a semiannual feast.
Florida Salsa Fest
April 30, 2017 | South Eola Drive and East Pine Street | floridasalsafest.com
As Cinco de Mayo approaches, join this party in Thornton Park where you can try unlimited samples of salsas from Central Florida's best restaurants and home chefs.