Support Veteran-Owned Businesses in Orlando

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Aside from heading home with handmade, hand-crafted, and one-of-a-kind treasures, nothing truly beats the feeling you get when you shop small and support local businesses. So this month, celebrate Veterans Day and our local heroes by supporting these (and many other) veteran-owned businesses in Orlando!

Bring the party wherever you go when you order from the folks at Balloon Magic of Central Florida! From balloon bouquets to arches to bundles, there’s a colorful display for every occasion. So next time you’re throwing a party or event and are in the market for a little extra flair, look no further than the family-owned Balloon Magic!

Monday | 9AM—6:30PM
Tuesday | 9AM—6:30PM
Wednesday | 9AM—6:30PM
Thursday | 9AM—6:30PM
Friday | 9AM—6:30PM
Saturday | 9AM—5:30PM
Sunday | CLOSED

📍 4630 S Kirkman Rd #213, Orlando, FL 32811

What could be better than good brews, good food, and great company? At Wop’s Hops Brewing Company, you’re guaranteed all three! As Sanford’s first microbrewery, Wop’s Hops has certainly set the bar high. Their rotating and seasonal tap list has everything from Stouts to IPAs to Pale Ales, and their kitchen is packed with delicious food from apps to desserts. So stop by for a brew and a burger at Wop’s Hops!

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday | 12PM—10PM
Wednesday | 12PM—10PM
Thursday | 12PM—11PM
Friday | 12PM—12AM
Saturday | 12PM—12AM
Sunday | 12PM—7PM

📍 419 Sanford Ave, Sanford, FL 32771

Jet (ski) off on an adventure when you hop on one of Luxe Rentals’ luxury vehicles! This top-notch rental service is located in the heart of Orlando and takes great pride in sharing the City Beautiful’s hidden gems to each and every guest.

Set sail on one of their pontoons or jet skis when you start your sightseeing excursion floating atop the water, or zip through the streets in the Luxe Vanderhall Venice Blackjack and take on Orlando by land!

Monday | 7AM—8PM
Tuesday | 7AM—8PM
Wednesday | 7AM—8PM
Thursday | 7AM—8PM
Friday | 7AM—10PM
Saturday | 7AM—10PM
Sunday | 7AM—10PM

Dubbing their creation “strategically chaotic beer,” Tactical Brewing Co. was built by craft beer-loving veterans. Every visit not only supports their passion for creating engaging, unique brews but also helps fellow veterans and first-responders. So stop in for a stout (or two), enjoy one of their many on-site events, or have a good time with great company!

Monday | 4PM—10PM
Tuesday | 4PM—10PM
Wednesday | 4PM—10PM
Thursday | 4PM—11PM
Friday | 12PM—12AM
Saturday | 12PM—12AM
Sunday | 12PM—9PM

📍 4882 New Broad St Orlando, FL 32814

Are you still trying to think of that unique, beautiful piece to gift a friend or loved one? A stunning work of art is always in store at the Orlando Glassblowing Center. Not only can you shop their gorgeous creations, but you can also sign up for your very own glassblowing class!

Create one-of-a-kind art that lasts a lifetime during an in-store workshop or class, or pop in to purchase a custom piece for the next person on your gift list!

Monday | 12PM—9PM
Tuesday | 12PM—9PM
Wednesday | 12PM—9PM
Thursday | 12PM—9PM
Friday | 12PM—9PM
Saturday | 10AM—9PM
Sunday | 12PM—8PM

📍 130 Bomar Ct, Ste 130, Longwood, FL 32750

Broken Strings Brewery operates to the beat of its own drum—literally! A music-inspired craft brewery, Broken Strings’ offers a little bit of everything on their daily tap menu. Each beer is named for its vibe or flavor with a musical twist. So pop in to try the Penny Layne Strawberry Blonde Ale or their Tennessee Stud Barrel Aged Sweet Stout.

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday | CLOSED
Wednesday | 2PM—8PM
Thursday | 2PM—8PM
Friday | 2PM—8PM
Saturday | 12PM—8PM
Sunday | 12PM—6PM

📍 1012 West Church St, Orlando, FL 32805

A poppin’ popsicle lounge?! Say no more! Chill Pop Lounge has been serving up delicious flavors and frozen treats since 2015. Aside from their classic popsicles, pineapple, lemon, and rainbow, they have a little boozy twist for adults! Chill Pop 21+ flavors pack an alcoholic punch. So grab the sweet treat of your choice, from creamy ice cream to shakes, floats, and popsicles at Chill Pop!

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday | 2PM—8PM
Wednesday | 2PM—8PM
Thursday | 2PM—8PM
Friday | 2PM—8PM
Saturday | 1PM—8PM
Sunday | 1PM—7PM

📍 12001 Avalon Lake Drive, Orlando, FL, 32828

Celebrate Veterans Day across Orlando!

From pouring some of the best brews to planning your next adventure or celebration, these veteran-owned businesses in Orlando have you covered. What’s your favorite small shop or local veteran-owned stop to support and visit? Tell us on Instagram so we can share the love this Veterans Day, @StuffToDoinOrlando!