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Drinking, Nightlife and Parties

Where to drink and party in Orlando this week


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; sanfordwelcomecenter.com.

All About Beer Magazine's World Beer Festival Unlimited sampling of craft beers, live entertainment, a Beer Educational Village and free snacks. Noon-4 p.m. Saturday; Lakeland Center, 700 W. Lime St., Lakeland; $35-$75; 863-834-8111; thelakelandcenter.com.

Baldwin Brewfest Outdoor street party with more than 75 craft and import beer samples, live music and food vendors. 4-8 p.m. Saturday; Baldwin Park, New Broad and Jake streets; $25; 734-891-2082; baldwinbrewfest.com.

Electric Daisy Carnival Outdoor electronic dance music festival. 1 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Tinker Field, 287 S. Tampa Ave.; $49.50-$249; 407-649-7297; electricdaisycarnival.com.

Happy Hour for Hunger Enjoy cocktails and appetizers from Winter Park Village restaurants, as well as live entertainment to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday; Winter Park Village, 510 N. Orange Ave., Winter Park; $20; 407-644-8281.

Klitz Burlesque performances, go-go dancers, DJ music and more. 9 p.m. Thursday; Pulse, 1912 S. Orange Ave.; $8; 407-649-3888; pulseorlando.com.

Shake 'n Bass featuring Big Makk, Ma-Less, Dr. Khan Moombah and booty music. 10 p.m. Sunday; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St.; $5; 407-999-2570; backbooth.com.

Terrapin Brewery Takes Over World of Beer Sample more than 15 Terrapin drafts, with free beer swag and a meet-and-greet with brewmaster and co-founder Spike. 3 p.m. Saturday; World of Beer, 3402 Technological Drive, Suite 201; free; 321-235-9741; wobusa.com.

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; Mother Falcon Clothing, 817 E. Washington St.; $10 cash; facebook.com/thorntonparkdistrict.

Veteran's Day Party Veterans drink free Orlando Brewing beers from 1-9 p.m. Sunday; Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.; free; 407-872-1117; orlandobrewing.com.

Wall St. Plaza's Craft Beer Fest Outdoor street party with more than 50 different craft and specialty brews. 4-8 p.m. Saturday; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; $20-$30; 407-849-0471; wallstplaza.net.

Wine Not Wednesday It's a Dechoes tradition by now: On the first Wednesday of every month, the College Park store hosts a customer-appreciation party, where you can shop, socialize and just hang out. Enjoy free wine, beer, food and live music while browsing the store's carefully curated collection of gently used clothing. Just don't spill your cabernet on the merch. 6-10 p.m. Wednesday; Dechoes, 2110 Edgewater Drive; free; 407-898-9791.


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