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Celebrate the First Day of Fall at our Pub Crawl!

Friday, September 22 is the Annual First Day of Fall Pub Crawl, starting at 6pm.  Purchase a wristband for $5 at either Wally’s or Ten 10 Brewing Company and receive drink specials at: BART, Lil Indies, St. Matthew’s Tavern, Ten 10 Brewing Company, The Brass Tap – Mills Park, The Guesthouse, Wally’s & Will’s Dirty Laundry.

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Orlando Main Streets Restaurant Week

The third annual Orlando Main Streets Restaurant Week will take place from Friday, August 4 through Saturday, August 12.  Seven Mills 50 restaurants – Black Rooster Taqueria, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, Hawkers Asian Street Fare, Maxine’s on Shine, Pop Thai, Shin Jung Korean Restaurant and Ten 10 Brewing Company – will participate.  You may find their menus along with other participating Main Street restaurants at:



#Mills50Local is back!

The #Mills50Local promotion is back!  36 coupons from 31 Mills 50 District businesses – offering BOGO’s, freebies or substantial discounts – are valid through August 20.  The coupons are only $25 (plus $1.36 shipping) and can be ordered on line at:



You are invited to enjoy Breakfast for Dinner!

First Watch – Mills Park is hosting the 4th annual “Breakfast for Dinner” on Thursday, May 18 from 5:30 til 7pm.  Suggested donation is $20 and funds raised will be used for beautification projects in Mills 50.  Celebrity servers include Ricky Ly of Tasty Chomps, Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan, Orlando City Commissioner Robert Stuart and Eric Rollings, Chair of the Orange Soil and Water Conservation District.  Seating is limited to 75 people.  Please RSVP to: director@mills50.orgbreakfast for dinner 2017

Feel the love at Love Fest on Sunday, January 29!

This FREE event is all about LOVE! Enjoy food, arts & crafts, plants, tarot readings, chair massage, a roaming magician, wine from Quantum Leap Winery, cocktails from The Guesthouse and beer from City Beverages! Live entertainment will be provided by DJ Cliff Tangredi of REMIX, Texas Outlaw – Jerry J, Beemo, Atlas Moon and Milk Carton Superstars! T shirts will be printed on site by Impress Ink! Vendors include Gotkarma, Eclips Salon and Spa, Moonraven Apothecary LLC, Pure Barre Orlando – Mills Park, Martial Arts Center for Health, Little Box Guy, Jazzercise Orlando Mills 50 Fitness Center, YMCA of Central Florida, artist Lee Vandergrift, The District At Mills 50, Golden Rhino Store and many more! Enjoy food from Kona Dog and Sweet City Gelato! Come and feel the LOVE!

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What the world needs now is LOVE!

Orlando Love Fest is all about LOVE!  Love of music….love of art….love of food…love for each other…and it is happening on Sunday, January 29 from 11am until 5pm in front of Quantum Leap Winery, 1312 Wilfred Drive.  DJ Cliff from REMIX will be spinning your favorite tunes from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s!  Enjoy live music from Texas Outlaw Jerry J, Beemo, Atlas Moon and Milk Carton Superstars!  The Guesthouse will be on site serving your favorite libations.  Kona Dog food truck will be there along with dozens of vendors and non-profit organizations – all spreading the love!  Thanks to our sponsors: Mainline Marketing, Quantum Leap Winery, Tito’s Vodka and Track Shack.  Vendor applications are still available by e-mailing:

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2017 Mills 50 Calendar makes a great holiday gift!

The 2017 Mills 50 calendar, which features murals throughout the District, including Pulse tribute murals and “You Matter” murals, makes a great stocking stuffer for family, friends and business associates.  The calendars are only $5 and are available at Great Escape Frame & Art, 1207 N. Mills and gotkarma, 817 Virginia Drive or online at:  Proceeds from the sale of the calendars will be used for future art projects in Mills 50!2017 calendar covers

Approximately 12 Pubs of Christmas Pub Crawl specials!

Fourteen of your favorite bars and restaurants are participating in the annual Approximately 12 Pubs of Christmas Pub Crawl on Saturday, December 3 starting at 8pm.  You may purchase wristbands for $10 (cash only) at Wally’s and GB’s Bottle Shop.  Your wristband entitles you to specials at the participating “pubs!”  O-Cartz will be available to help you navigate the neighborhood!

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It’s almost time for the Approximately 12 Pubs of Christmas Pub Crawl!

The Annual Approximately 12 Pubs of Christmas Pub Crawl, featuring specials at 14 bars & restaurants, takes place on Saturday, December 3 starting at 8pm!  Purchase your wristband for $10 (cash only, please) at either Wally’s or GB’s Bottle Shop and you will be able to take advantage of specials at Restaurant ASH, Wally’s, Lil Indies/Will’s Dirty Laundry, BART, St. Matthew’s Tavern, Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa, The Guesthouse, The Brass Tap – Mills Park, Ten10 Brewing, gotkarma, Santiago’s Bodega, The Matador, Thirsty Topher & GB’s Bottle Shop.

O-Cartz will be cruising around Mills 50 to give you a ride!