Pointe Orlando sign at night - image by Dani Meyering

When was the last time you visited Pointe Orlando? So many exciting dining and entertainment options await! Images of bustling venues with bright lights and excitement come to mind when you think of International Drive. And the pinnacle of it all is Pointe Orlando. 

Standing proud and full of energy, Pointe Orlando attracts locals and visitors alike – and is elevated with more entertainment and dining than ever before. Gone are the days of the retail brands that dominated the 1990’s and early 2000’s. Arrived are the days, and nights, of thrilling entertainment, hands-on fun, and delectable dining. 

Outdoor Seating Area at Pointe Orlando at night
Pointe Orlando at night – image by Dani Meyering

We’re uncovering the best new things to do at Pointe Orlando and revealing details about new venues that are coming soon – including a new entertainment district for dining, cocktails, live music, and events.

Date Night Ideas at Pointe Orlando

The energy and fun of Pointe Orlando is unmistakable. Reconnect as you laugh at a stand-up comedy show at Funny Bone Comedy Club. Dinner followed by late-night dancing? It’s here. Pointe Orlando’s evolution over the years has brought us so many fun ways to spend date night. 


Live music fills the air on weekends as you stroll among the exhilarating promenade and the aromas of all the fabulous restaurants tempt you. Outdoor dining allows you to soak up the energy all around. With the addition of outdoor seating areas and vibrant decor, Pointe Orlando shines at nighttime. 

Outdoor Seating Area at Kavas Tacos at Pointe Orlando
Outdoor Seating Area at Kavas Tacos & Tequila – image by Dani Meyering

If a daytime celebration is more your speed there are multiple restaurants for a delectable brunch at Pointe Orlando. The variety is phenomenal, and of course, brunch bevvies and incredible eats are the name of the game. 

And besides all that delicious dining, there are multiple activities and adventures to explore together. 

Indoor Fun

No matter the weather you can enjoy indoor fun at The Greens (a relaxed bar with the ultimate golf simulation),or become a kid again at WonderWorks, full of fascinating hands-on experiences.

The Greens Indoor Golf Bar - @pointeorlando
The Greens Indoor Golf Bar

Get a little competitive at Main Event Entertainment with games, bowling, billiards, and a ropes course. Or test your skills at Will to Escape where you have 60 minutes to escape in a highly themed experience. 

Live! at the Pointe Orlando – Coming Fall 2024

Something big is coming! Live! At the Pointe Orlando is a dynamic 36,000 square-foot venue that redefines dining, cocktails, live music, and nightlife experiences. Locals and visitors to International Drive are going to love it!

Explore a multi-level experience offering an array of dining options, from day to evening. Whether you're craving live music, high-energy sports watch parties, or themed events, Live! at Pointe Orlando has it all and more.

Indulge in nationally acclaimed venues such as Sports & Social, PBR Cowboy Bar, Shark Bar, Houndsmen English Lounge, and Sal's Pizza, with even more exciting additions on the horizon.

Celebrate the finer things in life at Houndsmen English Lounge. Orlando's first PBR Cowboy Bar will be the hottest new spot for great music and dancing. Retro dance music and patio vibes make Shark Bar a place to gather, unwind, and hit the beach. Sports & Social brings together top-rated and industry-leading sports gaming platforms with an immersive sports entertainment experience, and great eats! 

But Wait, There’s More…

There are still more venues arriving to Pointe Orlando this year! Keep an eye out for announcements and details about Dick’s Last Resort, Barton G. (a dining experience like no other), Rocket Fizz, Taffer’s Tavern and more. 

Taffer's Tavern Appetizers and drink flight
Taffer's Tavern – @tafferstavern

The arrival experience at Pointe Orlando is about to be enhanced too! Look for a refresh to the arrival area near the parking garage, as well as the addition of a third valet parking entrance. By the way, many of the signature dining restaurants (like The Capital Grille) will validate valet parking, or at least provide a reduced rate. Talk about arriving in style!

Concept for New Arrival Experience at Pointe Orlando - provided by Pointe Orlando
Concept for New Arrival Experience at Pointe Orlando – provided by Pointe Orlando

Things to Know

  • Book reservations in advance
  • Most restaurants will validate self parking in the parking garage. Be sure to ask.
  • Check the Pointe Orlando Events Calendar to see if any special events are happening

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