Where to Throw a Party: Orlando

Add some pizzazz to your party-planning by hosting a themed fete or celebration at one of these fun Orlando-area facilities (such as the Orlando Museum of Art, left), instead of at your home or at the office. Looking for the ideal location doesn't have to be a time-consuming chore either. Let the Orlando Citysearch party guide come to the rescue.

Updated: November 11, 2009

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CityArts Factory

29 S. Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801

Experience an artsy party where you don't have to do any of the decorating at this Downtown Orlando gallery. The venue's walls are adorned with various styles of artwork and add culture to its festivities.

English Gardens

1871 Minnesota Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789

Escape to a hidden, lush garden in Winter Park. The quaint facility features a bar, courtyard, banquet room and outdoor patio for entertaining. Past celebrations have included birthday, holiday and tiki-themed parties to weddings.

Fulton's Crab House

1670 Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Set sail on a turn-of-the-century riverboat replica in Lake Buena Vista. The traditional seafood restaurant has a private dining room with scenic views of Downtown Disney for your viewing pleasure.

Grand Bohemian Hotel

325 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801

Take an excursion and impress your guests at this luxurious Downtown Orlando hotel. The art-filled Kessler facility has full-service and elaborate banquet facilities upstairs for any type of celebration imaginable.

Harry P Leu Gardens

1920 N Forest Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Beautiful and picturesque gardens take your breath away at this historic Orlando landmark. The facility hosts an array of parties in its Camellia, Orchid and Rose rooms, located in the Garden House.


4979 New Broad St, Orlando, FL 32814

Romance fills the air at this Baldwin Park restaurant. The venue, which overlooks Lake Baldwin, serves seafood and Italian dishes and features a private banquet room available upon request for special occasions.

Loews Hotels-Royal Pacific Rst

6300 Hollywood Wy, Orlando, FL 32819

Plan your next event at a hotel with a Polynesian Islands theme at Universal Studios Florida. The upscale hotel accommodates guests with humongous private banquet room facilities for various celebrations.

Orlando Museum Of Art

2416 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Spend your event or celebration with Dale Chihuly and other artists at this Orlando museum. The venue hosts special events and weddings, which combine elegance and the arts throughout the gallery.

Orlando Science Ctr

777 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803

Dinosaurs, nature and other scientific wonders prevail at this Loch Haven Park museum. Science center rooms are transformed into themed parties and weddings throughout the year. The upstairs viewing deck overlooking Downtown Orlando is also available for special events.

Timpano Chophouse & Martini Bar

7488 W Sand Lake Rd, Orlando, FL 32819

Travel back in time to Chicago and New York's big band-era at this restaurant and bar combo in the Dr. Phillips neighborhood. The upscale eatery has a private dining room for special occasions called the Martin & Lewis Room, which is named after the comedian duo Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.