Nightlife and Entertainment in Orlando
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Step Out into the Hot Orlando Nightlife

If you’re looking to partake in the electrifying Orlando nightlife during your stay, you’re in luck. Hard Rock Hotel Orlando is right in the heart of the best entertainment, clubs, and dining that Central Florida has to offer. Whether you’d like an intimate evening trading stories at the Velvet Bar or a night of headbanging with one of the world’s biggest acts at Hard Rock Live, there’s never a dull moment here in the heart of Orlando. Don't forget to check out the exclusive Velvet Sessions, Wine Riffs, and Velvet Unplugged events!

Hard Rock Hotel Orlando 

Wine Riffs
Wine Riffs

Join us for an evening exploring the relationship between wine, food, and music. Wine Riffs is a quarterly event that features one winery that will come and tell their stories as you indulge in the culinary pairings from our chefs, and feel the emotions of the music soundtracks that tie them all together.

Call 407-503-2405 or email for more information.

Velvet Unplugged

Velvet Unplugged is a laid back acoustic show in the heart of the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. You can reserve a table for two or four or come and hang we have plenty of standing room.

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Velvet Bar
Velvet Bar

Try Orlando's smoothest spot for cocktails and conversation on for size. Drop in for a chilled martini or kick back with some appetizers while you soak in the scene. Velvet provides the perfect atmosphere to rub elbows, get discovered, or just be yourself. Velvet is located on the hotel's lobby level and opens up to The Veranda with outdoor seating.


Whether you’re sunbathing, relaxing in a cabana, playing in the sand, or just waiting on an important call, you can kick it at the Hard Rock Hotel’s beachclub poolside bar and grill. Enjoy a light snack, a refreshing drink, or one of our signature beachclub cocktails.

Popular cocktails include:

  • Blueberry Mojito
  • Wabo Rita
  • Blue Suede Shoes
  • Raspberry Beret
  • Sweet Home Alabama

Universal Citywalk® 

Universal CityWalk®
Universal CityWalk®

Dine, dance and play the night away at Universal CityWalk®. Located just outside both Universal Orlando® theme parks, CityWalk® offers the best in restaurants, nightclubs, shopping, movies and more. Plus, once you’re done with your night, you can catch complimentary transportation back to the hotel.

Blue Man Group
Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group at Universal CityWalk® offers you a chance to step outside the ordinary and  experience Blue Man Group, the wildly popular show that combines music, comedy and multimedia theatrics.

Hard Rock Live
Hard Rock Live

While you’re here, take in a show at Hard Rock Live, the renowned 3,000 person concert/party venue, located at Universal CityWalk®. Rock and good times are always on tap at Hard Rock Live in Orlando.

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    5800 Universal Blvd
    Orlando, FL 32819

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    Hard Rock Hotel Orlando 5800 Universal Blvd Orlando, Florida 32819 United States Phone: 888-832-7155