Bachelorette Party in Downtown Orlando, FL

posted 6 years ago in Florida – Central Florida
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

I had mine for my first wedding at City Walk/Universal.  We had a guy friend drive us there in a van, stopping at bars along the way for shots.  Once there we bought a club pass and club hopped until we were exchausted then had our guy friend pick us back up and drive us home.  So much fun!

I work in downtown Orlando and it’s hopping on the weekends.  Friday or Saturday night?  Friday night I would say eat dinner in Thornton Park (my favs are Graffiti Junktion and Dexter’s) then slide over to Wall Street where they normally have a street part and live music ($10 cover after 10pm.)  Then bar hop.  Our personal favorite dt is The Lodge which is small but it’s mostly young professionals and late 80s/early 90s music.  BBQ Bar has an open roof and although it can get very crowded it’s the place to dance as the night gets later (Independent Bar and Spy Bar are nearby.)  People are excited about the Grey Goose 360 bar but I haven’t been yet; it’s at the Amway Center.  Church Street is nowhere near as cool as it used to be, however, Ceviche has an amazing tapas menu and there’s also a kitchy dueling piano bar as well as Touch which has touch screens.

Oh and Casey’s and Cleo’s which are next door to each other have the best prices on drinks dt in my opinion.

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

There is also Hamburger Mary’s downtown. It a drag show, lots of bachelorette party’s go there.

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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

Oh, I haven’t been to Hamburger Mary’s.  I’m going to have to add that to an evening soon so I can check it out.  It is in a great location on Church Street near Cevhiche and the dueling pianos bar.

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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@beachbride1216:  We were going to do my bachelorette at City Walk as well. We are going to take a taxi there and back. Any advice?

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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@Future Mrs. Richards thanks for asking this question! Most of the ladies in my bridal party want to go out of town, but I’m perfectly content with us enjoying ourselves here especially when we have soo many options to choose from 🙂

 

@beachbride1216- Great suggestions. Thanks.

 

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I second the Ceviche/dueling piano bar!!! SO much fun! 

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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

@Firinne:  They usually sell a club pass which makes it a bit faster to get into the clubs.  Bob Marley and Red Coconut were the most popular when I went so they had ridiculous lines as the night went on.  Pat O’Brian’s has a dueling piano bar but it gets really crowded really fast; I do like the outside patio they have out back a lot.  They also have live karaoke; my FH calls it band-e-oke because a live band plays with you instead of a recording.  I liked the flexibility of the pass since it made it easy to walk into a club and then decide whether to stay or check out another club based on the vibe.  I’m pretty sure access to a single club was $7 per person when I went.

http://www.universalorlando.com/Theme-Park-Tickets/CityWalk-Tickets.aspx  It looks like passes are around $12 right now.

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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@beachbride1216:  Great idea! I think the pass is the way to go. Yea, I am alittle worried about lines and such because I don’t want to be waiting, I want to be partying!

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Just went to one this past weekend, we started with dinner at Hamburger Mary’s and I def recommend it! It was amazing and so funny! Then we just walked around to the different bars/clubs there but spent most of the night at Touch!

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Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I agree, Ceviche is delicious for dinner and drinks! You can go somewhere within walking distance for more drinks or dancing too :]

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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

You should check out Wall Street. You pay $5 to get in and have access to I think 5 bars with all different atmospheres. That’s where my friends and I go when we want to dance and have a good time.

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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

RE the City Walk/ Universal– we just did this earlier this year for a friends bachelorette, approx 20ppl. Everyone had a great time, and yes, you can get a “pass” to get into all the clubs, there are several with diff kinds of music/vibe etc. There are many different restaurants, bars , clubs etc all in the same area without needing to leave the walkable property. An even better alternative to cab ride and hotel, is stay at a hotel on adjacent property. We split several rooms among all the girls at the Portofino Hotel, so were able to lounge by the pool before, prep together, and then, instead of a cab caught the FREE boat that rides all around between the hotels/city walk. Then no one is driving, there’s no hailing a cab or worrying about cab fares. Everyone really enjoyed prepartying at the hotel, then catching a “ferry” to our night out on the town. You do have to leave the party early enought to catch the last boat ride though, I want to say the last one was at 130 am? Which was fine for us, having started so early.. but just something to remember.

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Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I live in Orlando and have been to two bachelorette parties here, one was my SIL’s, which I planned, and the other was for a friend that lived Out of Town, so it was sort of a destination bachelorette for her and the other girls.  For my SIL, we started with champagne at my house and had a van that we rented for the entire night pick us up.  There were about 8 of us total, so we could all fit in the van and it was much cheaper than a limo!  We went to dinner at Taverna Opa on I-drive (make reservations!!!) and it was great – the food was delicious, drinks were yummy and the atmosphere was incredible for starting out a fun night!  We then headed to Hamburger Mary’s on Church Street for dessert (s’mores you make at your table, yes please) and the drag show (again, make reservations! Tables go quickly) which was just the right amount of sass and raciness for my SIL.  We then headed to City Walk and got the passes for all the clubs, but we hung out at Pat O’Brien’s most of the night singing and dancing outside.  We all really had a great time and it was the perfect night out for someone who didn’t want to just go get trashed. 

For my Out of Town friend, they stayed at a hotel by Sea World, so during the day they went to a pole dancing class and hung out by the pool, later we all met at the hotel room and had a lingerie party and drove separately to downtown Orlando.  It was kind of a pain to have to drive 30 minutes to and from the hotel to go out and made me nervous because everyone was drinking, so I very highly recommend getting cabs, if not a car, for the whole night.  It saves you a lot of anxiety in a town that is as spread out as Orlando.  We did the Wall Street/One Eyed Jacks thing and it was fun, but be aware that you will be surrounded by a lot of newly 21-year-olds and fake-IDs.  I may be a little prejudiced since I’ve been going to Wall Street for years, but I don’t think it’s all that special for a bachelorette party.  But again, that’s probably because I live here!

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Wannabee

Do you know which hotels the ferry travels to?

Any extra suggestions..we have quite the diverse group

Aso we may have one under 21(above 18)

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