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Drinking, Nightlife and Parties

Where to drink and party in Orlando this week


Datsik Dubstep and drum & bass. 10 p.m. Thursday; Firestone Live, 578 N. Orange Ave.; $20; 407-872-0066; firestonelive.net.

Downtempo Sundays With DJ Smilin’Dan Downtempo beats. Noon-5 p.m. Sunday; The Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.; free; 407-423-3060; thefalconbar.com.

Fourth Annual Halloween Spirit StrollCostume pub crawl through Baldwin Park to benefit Brightside Events’ Stock the Pantry program. 7 p.m. Saturday; Baldwin Park Village Center, 1097 Bennett Road; $20-$25; 321-439-3933; brightsideevents.org.

Grand Opening of Vanity The new Las Vegas-inspired lounge and nightclub opens with three bars, a dance floor and balcony terrace. 10 p.m. Wednesday; Vanity, 110 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-602-7462; vanityorlando.com.

Locals NightEnjoy free admission, dueling pianos and great drink specials. 8 p.m. Thursday; Howl at the Moon Saloon, 8815 International Drive; free; 407-354-5999; howlatthemoon.com.

Oktoberfest Two-day event with live music, hayrides, German beer, pumpkin painting and the falling of autumn leaves. 5:30-10 p.m. Friday, 5-10:30 p.m. Saturday; Celebration Town Center, 690 Celebration Ave., Celebration; free; 407-566-1202; celebrationtowncenter.com.

Oktoberfest It’s as authentic as it gets, as the German American Society hosts oompah bands and other live entertainment, while serving up German beer and food. 2-11 p.m. Saturday; German American Society of Central Florida, 381 Orange Lane, Casselberry; $5; 407-834-0574; gasocf.com.

Orlando Zombie Ball Orlando Weekly hosts a costume Halloween blowout, and this spooky shindig lands you with free drinks for the first hour, live entertainment and performances on stage. Costumes are mandatory, so don’t be caught dead (or undead!) without one. 8 p.m. Wednesday; Firestone Live, 578 N. Orange Ave.; $10-$15; 407-377-0400; orlandozombieball.com.

Party on the Patio With live entertainment on stage and drink specials all night. 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday; $7; 407-224-2100; citywalk.com.

Sanford Pub Invasion: Walking Dead 3.0 Halloween-themed pub crawl with drinks at downtown Sanford watering holes. 8 p.m. Friday; Downtown Sanford, East First Street and South Park Avenue, Sanford; $20; 407-221-1499; sanfordpubinvasion.com.

Ummet OzcanTurkish synth sounds by the DJ-producer. 10 p.m. Thursday; Tier Nightclub, 20 E. Central Ave.; $15; 407-317-9129; tiernightclub.com.

World of Beer UCF Turns 3 Celebrate the bar’s anniversary with live music, giveaways and tons of beer. Noon Saturday; World of Beer, 3402 Technological Drive, Suite 201; free; 321-235-9741; wobusa.com.


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