10 Reasons to Visit Pointe Orlando


10 Reasons to Visit Pointe Orlando

10 reasons why meeting attendees will want to visit Pointe Orlando, which features unforgettable attractions, dining and shopping, plus ample event space.

 

No matter why you choose to meet in Orlando, your attendees are going to want quick access to our amazing attractions, acclaimed dining and world-class shopping — and you’ll find all three, plus some of the destination’s most unique event space, at Pointe Orlando.

Located in the epicenter of Orlando’s tourism district on International Drive, minutes from Universal Orlando® Resort and SeaWorld® Orlando, and within walking distance of the Orange County Convention Center, this one-of-a-kind, open-air entertainment center has plenty of reasons to visit, including our top-10 favorites featured here. And keep in mind that most of these venues, plus the complex itself, are available for private events!

1. Blue Martini

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Blue Martini at Pointe Orlando

A longtime anchor of Pointe Orlando’s nightlife, Blue Martini offers one of the area’s best happy hours and swankiest environments, making it a great place to unwind in Orlando. Beyond daily drink specials and expert mixologists, Blue Martini boasts a robust lineup of live entertainment and special events, ensuring there’s always something happening at Pointe Orlando.

Blue Martini is also set up to handle private events for as few as six guests and as many as 1,000. What’s more, they offer party packages that can be designed to meet your specifications.

2. WonderWorks Orlando

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WonderWorks at Pointe Orlando

Meeting attendees visiting Orlando with their families will adore WonderWorks’ family-friendly exhibits, all housed in the attraction’s famous upside-down building on International Drive. Head inside to enjoy six interactive “Wonder Zones” based around captivating themes like Natural Disasters, Space and the Far Out Art Gallery, plus laser tag, a 4D XD Motion Theater and a glow-in-the-dark ropes course.

WonderWorks also hosts The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show, which, as its name implies, offers a unique blend of comedy and magic with lots of audience participation. What’s more, guests get unlimited pizza, salad, dessert and soda, and even beer and wine!

For group events, WonderWorks has banquet-room and third-level rentals, with the latter including laser tag, the ropes challenge course, open video-arcade play and the 4D XD Motion Theater. Building buyouts are also available, and the facility is perfect for team-building exercises.

3. Stage-Side Seats at B.B. King’s Blues Club

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B.B. King’s Blues Club at Pointe Orlando

Given its founder’s prominence in the world of music, you’d expect B.B. King’s Blues Club at Pointe Orlando to be an audiophile’s paradise … but you might be surprised to hear that they also specialize in some of the most authentic Southern cooking this side of the bayou! Live music is performed nightly, and while we like to arrive early enough to secure a stage-side table, B.B. King’s is the sort of place where you’ll never find a bad seat.

B.B. King’s Blues Club also offers multiple choices for private events, including full venue buyouts. Other options include an outdoor patio, a mezzanine overlooking the main stage and a large dining area, plus three full-service bars.

4. Food & Fun at Main Event Entertainment

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Main Event Entertainment at Pointe Orlando

If your guests love state-of-the-art bowling, they’re going to love Main Event Entertainment at Pointe Orlando. But the same could be said if they love great food, watching sports on dozens of big-screen TVs, billiards, laser tag, ropes courses, rock-climbing and interactive video games — including the first-ever free-roam, multi-player, virtual-reality game, VPlay!

Company and group events are always welcome at Main Event, accommodating anywhere from 10 to 1,500 guests.

5. Pointe Orlando’s Sensational Shopping

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Shop More than a Dozen Retailers at Pointe Orlando

Shopping till you drop is easy at Pointe Orlando thanks to more than a dozen specialty retailers. Choose from well-known national and international names like Tommy Hilfiger, Hollister and Victoria’s Secret, or get eclectic with choices like the celebrity-inspired collections at Filthy Rich or diecast cars at 1 for the Road. There’s no wrong way to shop at Pointe Orlando!

6. Have a Pint (or More) at The Pub

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The Pub at Pointe Orlando

British hospitality and American flair join forces at The Pub, which offers an impressive selection of draft, bottled and canned beer — including two “Pour Your Own Beer” walls — plus a full bar and tasty takes on classic pub fare. It’s also a great place to watch sports!

The Pub offers multiple configurations for group outings, as well as custom event menus.

7. Other Ways to Play at Pointe Orlando

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More Attractions Await at Pointe Orlando

In addition to WonderWorks and Main Event, many other unique ways to have fun are waiting for visitors at Pointe Orlando. Other standouts, which all offer group options, include Hard Knocks: Beyond Laser Tag, Monkey Joe’s and Orlando’s Improv Comedy Club, plus Regal Cinemas Pointe Orlando Stadium.

8. The Tastes and Sounds of LaFayette’s

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Lafayette’s at Pointe Orlando

Orlando’s version of the original Lafayette’s in Memphis hosts live music seven nights a week, and it’s no slouch when it comes to legit Southern cooking, either! It also features a killer Sunday brunch, with favorites like Smoked Salmon Benedict, Banana Bread French Toast and more on the menu.

With three semi-private dining areas, as well as full venue buyouts, Lafayette’s is another stellar option for hosting events at Pointe Orlando.

9. Even More Delicious Dining at Pointe Orlando

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Taverna Opa at Pointe Orlando

You’ll eat well at B.B. King’s, Lafayette’s and The Pub, but there’s a lot more for gourmets at Pointe Orlando. Whether your attendees want to stick with American classics at venues such as The Capital Grille, Copper Canyon Grill, Itta Benna and The Oceanaire Seafood Room, or sample international flavors at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, Maggiano’s Little Italy or Taverna Opa, they certainly won’t leave hungry!

As with Pointe Orlando’s attractions, you’ll find plenty of event possibilities at these eateries, too.

10. Everything Else at Pointe Orlando

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Pointe Orlando

With so much to offer, you might think Pointe Orlando has a cover charge — but you’d be wrong! Admission is always free, and covered parking starts at $4 for up to two hours.

What’s more, a lot of exciting developments are coming to Pointe Orlando in the near future, including Florida’s first-ever Hopdoddy Burger Bar, Chicago’s famous Hampton Social, and a flagship outlet for the innovative virtual-reality game, Nomadic.

Ready to learn more about group events and meetings at Pointe Orlando? Submit your RFP today!

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