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TGIF! Friday is officially here, and it’s time to kick off your weekend the right way. Grab tickets to a comedy show, get creative at an art lounge, or take a swing at mini-golf. To help spice up your Friday night plans, we’ve rounded up the top ways to spend a Friday in Orlando

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SAK Comedy Lab

Maybe you’ve had a bad week. Maybe you’re just looking for epic Friday night plans. Whatever it may be, you won’t regret kickstarting your weekend with a good laugh at the SAK Comedy Lab.

This comedy club hosts weekly shows like King of the Hill and Duel of Fools—a comedy duel between two improv teams, judged by audience members selected at the start of the show. For just $20 per person, you can bring your friends, family, or even date.

Monday | 5PM—9PM
Tuesday | 1PM—9PM
Wednesday | 1PM—9PM
Thursday | 1PM—9PM
Friday | 1PM—12:30AM
Saturday | 3PM—10:30PM
Sunday | Closed

📍 29 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801

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Player 1 Video Games Bar

If your perfect Friday night includes music, beer, and a whole lot of games, then Player 1 Video Games Bar needs to be on your must-try list. This ultimate gamer lounge is serving up some of the best beers, ciders, meads, and wines from all over the world. But that’s not even the best part. They’re known for their classic arcade games and consuls that’ll keep you entertained all night. 

Keep in mind that most nights, they do have a $5 cover charge per person. But keep an eye on their Facebook page for upcoming events and free cover charge nights. 

Monday | 4PM—2AM
Tuesday | 4PM—2AM
Wednesday | 4PM—2AM
Thursday | 4PM—2AM
Friday | 4PM—2AM
Saturday | 1PM—2AM
Sunday | 1PM—2AM

📍 8562 Palm Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32836

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Check Out One Of Orlando's Dinner Shows

Friday’s are fit for dinner and a show. And being in a touristy city, there are a variety of quirky, crowd-drawing eateries in the area. From medieval-themed dinners serving up turkey legs to dramatic pirate acrobat shows. Not sure which to choose? We recommend checking out the Pirates Dinner AdventureSleuths Mystery Dinner Shows, and Medieval Times

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Drip! Art Lounge

The Drip! Art Lounge is a family-owned business that’s bringing a unique painting experience to the Orlando area. You can sign up for one of their masterclasses—a step-by-step painting class for all ages and experience levels. But they also accept walk-ins with no appointment needed! All you have to do is pick out your ideal canvas size and your paint colors, and then get creative.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 12PM—6PM
Wednesday | 12PM—6PM
Thursday | 12PM—6PM
Friday | 12PM—6PM
Saturday | 12PM—6PM
Sunday | 12PM—5PM

📍 544 W Fairbanks Ave C-1, Winter Park, FL 32789

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Boxi Park

Being one of the best places for drinks in Lake Nona, Boxi Park is the spot for a fun Friday night. This 30,000-square-foot outdoor space is packed with shipping containers that have been transformed into award-winning restaurants, bars, and dessert hubs. The best part? Every Friday night, from 6 PM—10 PM, you can enjoy live music on their hub grass. 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | 5PM–11PM
Friday |  5PM–11PM
Saturday | 11AM–11PM
Sunday | 12PM–9PM

📍 6877 Tavistock Lakes Blvd., Orlando, FL 32827

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Hollywood Drive-In Golf

Take a swing at Universal CityWalk’s Hollywood Drive-In Golf course. This drive-in-themed mini-golf has two features available: “The Haunting of Ghostly Greens” and “Invaders From Planet Putt.” Pick your desired film (aka course), then decide between a “single-feature” (18-holes) or “double-feature” (36-holes).

It’s a relaxed, family-friendly activity. But it’s also the perfect spot to kickstart a night out with friends. After a round of golf, enjoy a round of drinks at one of CityWalk’s popular bars. Add a little friendly competition by making the loser buy the first round.

Monday | 9AM—12AM
Tuesday | 9AM—12AM
Wednesday | 9AM—12AM
Thursday | 9AM—12AM
Friday | 9AM—1AM
Saturday | 9AM—1AM
Sunday | 9AM—12AM

📍 6000 Universal Blvd #774, Orlando, FL 32819

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Grab Tickets To An Orlando City Soccer Game

Cheers, beers, and a whole lot of purple—there’s only one right way for sports-lovers to spend their Friday in Orlando. And that’s at an Orlando City soccer game. Deck yourself out in your purple gear, grab a drink, and get ready to show some local love for the home team!

Keep an eye on their website for upcoming game days and times 

📍 655 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32805

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Bar Hop In Downtown Orlando

Orlando may be known for its theme parks and year-round warm weather, but we’re here to remind you not to sleep on their lively bar scene. If you’re looking for a crazy night out with your crew filled with drinks and dancing, head to Downtown. On weekends the main street closes, making it the perfect spot to bar hop. Not sure where to start? Check out our local guide to the best bars in Downtown Orlando.

If you want a more casual night of bar hopping, head to the Mills50 area—an art district home to two of our favorite cocktail bars, the Guesthouse and Sunroom

The Best Things to do on a Friday in Orlando

Know of any activities that should be added to our “Things to do on a Friday in Orlando” guide? Let us know by following us on Instagram @StuffToDoInOrlando and tagging us in all the note-worthy spots we should add to our next round-up. 

Kailey Boyer

Kailey Boyer

Kailey Boyer is an Arizona native, currently living her best life in Orlando, Florida. She’s passionate about hunting down and sharing all things her beautiful city has to offer. Making the hidden Florida gems accessible to everyone! You can find her exploring Orlando with a camera in hand, typing away in a local coffee shop, or in a packed car heading to the beach.

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