Taste of Church Street

We’ve been big fans of all the activity happening downtown on the third Thursday of the month.

There’s the Downtown Arts District’s Third Thursday Gallery Hop, the Church Street District’s Taste of Church Street, Orlando Tech’s Tech Meetup and the Downtown Orlando Partnership’s Social, all taking place on the third Thursday each month.

Now the organizations are getting together to help market and coordinate all of the activities. Most of the events happen in a corridor that runs down Pine St from Magnolia Ave to Orange Ave and then down Church St [GMap].

Organizers say they plan to add a street art team to coordinate visual, music, and performance art along the suggested corridor to connect the various events.

They hope to continue to grow the event over time as other downtown organizations get involved.

Here’s what you can look forward to tonight:

Taste of Church Street — Starts at 5:00 p.m. — Includes free drinks and discounted food. Register at 55 West plaza, free.

Orlando Tech Meetup — 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Church Street Exchange — See five different local tech companies give short pitches and get feedback from the audience, free.

Downtown Orlando Partnership Business Networking — 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at The Avenue Gastrobar — Networking event for downtown businesses, $10 for non-members $2 for members

Third Thursday Gallery Hop — 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. — Gallery openings including Interlocked at NV Art Bar and Dresses: objects of art at The Gallery at Avalon Island, free.

Photo courtesy Church Street District.

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