Where to Party: Best of Summer Olympics Events for July 27

Olympic athletes trained by Brooks (credit: The Walt Disney Company)

Athletes training for the Olympic trials by Brooks (credit: The Walt Disney Company)


Florida Travel Guide to Olympics 2012 Celebrations: July 27

Wondering how to celebrate the Opening of the Summer Olympics 2012? From special cocktails to family fun, check out the following summer games events:

Swan and Dolphin Hotel, Orlando

Watch the live broadcast of the opening ceremonies from London displayed on large screen televisions, while you sample “gold medal” cookies and other British snacks. Get a chance to get your photo taken with former Olympians while your children are entertained with a host of fun activities as only Disney can do.

  • Highlight: Meet past Olympians
  • When: Friday, July 27, 2012; 6 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: 1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd., Lake Buena Vista, Florida
  • Cost: Free

Art Of The Olympians Museum, Ft. Myers

Watch the Opening Ceremonies while looking through art created by Olympic athletes. Savor refreshments, watch the big screen and look through Olympic memorabilia as well as sculptures, paintings and abstract art.

Mondrian, South Beach

Take in bayside views and the Opening ceremonies from the Sunset Lounge during the Opening Ceremony Viewing Party. Along with the live screening are cocktails specially concocted with an Olympic-theme such as “Gold Medal” Mojito, “Winner’s Circle” Classic Caipirinha or Judge’s Choice” Jalapeno Margarita. If you sip one too many mojitos, there’s an Olympic package available if you want to overnight.

  • Highlight: Olympic cocktails
  • When: Friday, July 27, 2012; 4 p.m.
  • Where: 1100 West Avenue Miami Beach, Florida
  • Cost: Charge for cocktails only

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Where are you watching the Opening Ceremonies?