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Nerd Nite Orlando Announces Production of Documentary Film


Nerd Nite Orlando recently celebrated its 5-year anniversary and announced production of a documentary film.

This documentary will explore the decentralized structure of Nerd Nite, its infectious spreading to new cities all around the world and how it has helped people gain confidence, discover their identity, and build meaningful relationships.

The modest budget will help to cover production costs; including equipment rentals, staff hires, travel, and festival submissions.

Production of the project will begin June 2018 with an expected completion by September 2018.

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Help send Nerd Nite to Comic Con 2016


For over three years, Nerd Nite has held dozens of events in Orlando, showing that our city is full of brilliant and interesting people. In creating this monthly platform for many of our citizens to present their ideas, we’ve built a strong dense community of people who are eager to discuss and debate. We are the healthy reminder that learning is fun… and its even more fun when you’re drinking with your friends.

Nerd Nite Orlando is about all of you. Your talks, your discussions, and for that reason our monthly events have always been absolutely FREE to attend– but today we need your help.

For the third year Nerd Nite teams from around the country, will be assembling in San Diego this July for a special Comic Con edition of our monthly event and this year, for the first time ever, we will have one of our best Orlando speakers in the official lineup.

There’s nothing we want more than to give Orlando a huge presence in this massive event. Please consider making a contribution and help us send Nerd Nite Orlando to Comic Con 2016.

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Photographs from the Nerd Nite Orlando 3-Year Anniversary

Nerd Nite Orlando’s 3 Year Anniversary held at The Abbey and presented in part by Downtown Arts District. Appetizers provided by Daya Restuarant with presentations by Max Jackson, Anjali Sareen, and Griffin Lunn. Hosted by Ricardo Williams

Photographs by John French














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Come Out to Orlando’s Post-Vote After-Party on Nov. 3rd

The 2015 City of Orlando Elections are here and Prismatic and the Downtown Orlando Partnership are throwing a non-partisan party designed to inspire Orlandoans to get up, get out, and vote on Election Day. RSVP here:

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When: Tues., Nov 3rd, 2015 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Where: Kasa Restaurant & Bar (183 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801)

Why: Young professionals are commonly the most underrepresented voters in municipal elections. This is to activate and encourage those to participate and share their voice with the Orlando community by casting their votes on November 3rd.

Who: Organizing the event are Prismatic and the Downtown Orlando Partnership

* Non-partisan event to encourage and incentivize Orlando locals, mostly young professionals and millennials, to vote in the 2015 City of Orlando Election​s called “#LoveLocalVoteLocal”​

* Those that come to the event with their “I Voted” stickers or proof of voting (by selfie on social media) will receive perks such as a free drink or a chance to win a prize.

* Confirmed prizes that will be raffled off at the event will be from organizations such as the Orlando Magic, Orlando Solar Bears, Orlando City Soccer Fan Pack, Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center tickets, Electric Daisy Carnival Tickets, annual membership for Juice Bikes, and Downtown Orlando Food Tours.

* LIVE MUSIC!!! Local band, The Smoking Jackets, will be performing live.

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Nerd Nite Orlando Shirts Now Available Online at Bungalower

Nerd Nite Orlando shirts are now available online for purchase exclusively at Bungalower Shop. Click here to purchase:

What is Bungalower?

* Bungalower is a social enterprise focused on building stronger cities by informing and engaging people with their city.
* A community focused local news website that covers and champions the Downtown Orlando area and surrounding neighborhoods.

The Bungalower Shop celebrates Orlando’s authentic character with locally designed and printed apparel.

For just $17.99, you can order an authentic Nerd Nite Orlando shirt, exclusively from Bungalower.

The Second Edition of Town Hall is Set for August 3rd


Join us for the second edition of Town Hall on Monday, August 3, 2015 at 7:30pm at Catalyst Spaces in Downtown Orlando (1 S Orange Ave, Orlando, Florida 32801)

Nerd Nite Orlando exists to show the surrounding community that learning is fun, particularly when you’re drinking among friends and like-minded people.

Town Hall is a new meetup from Nerd Nite Orlando where nerds can hangout and have more of an intimate discussion; as well as present ideas, voice their opinions, and ask questions of the the Nerd Nite team.

Discussion Agenda
* Upcoming programming from Nerd Nite
-Gaming & Space Nite
-Maker Faire
-Ladies Nite… PART II
-Movie Screenings
* Other applications via Nerd Nite
-Speed Dating app
-Connecting to other Nerd Nite cities
* What kind of topics should be presented at future Nerd Nites
* Pick a Nerd Nite talk to watch from another city.

RSVP on Facebook here:

Click here for photographs of the previous Town Hall.

For more information, contact Ricardo at

Nerd Nite Orlando Introduces “Town Hall” Event for June 29th


Nerd Nite is an evening of entertaining yet thought-provoking talks across many disciplines – all while the audience drinks along in a casual bar atmosphere.

This monthly event exists to show the surrounding community that learning is fun, particularly when you’re drinking amongst friends and like-minded people.

Town Hall is a new meetup from Nerd Nite where nerds can hangout and have more of an intimate discussion; as well as present ideas, voice their opinions, and ask questions of the the Nerd Nite team.

Discussion Agenda
* Upcoming programming from Nerd Nite
* Other applications via Nerd Nite
* What kind of topics should be presented at future Nerd Nites
* Pick a Nerd Nite talk to watch from another city

The first Town Hall from Nerd Nite Orlando will be on Monday, June 29th, 7:30pm at Effin Amazing (1016 W Church St, Orlando, Florida 32805)

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Orlando Leaders and Businesses Converge for Successful “Local Love” Event [PHOTOS]

On Friday June 5th, a group of amazing Orlandoans came together to put on an event called Local Love Orlando.

It started with an idea by the good folks at CT Social to raise awareness about the Rethink Homelessness campaign by the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness.

The hand-painted map was designed and created by Hillery Brooks, Morgan Walker, Drew Powers, and Melissa Spilman. The underlying official neighborhood research was done by Nathan Selikoff. Photos were taken by Mike Spectacle and Jim Hobart. The design celebrates the unique personality of each downtown Orlando neighborhood and the people who live there.

Canvs generously donated their co-working space for the event. Farm-Haus, Rogue Pub, Chef Bob Aungst and Jillycakes each served complementary food to all. Nerd Nite Orlando, Orlando Bike Share, Orlando Conductor Crawl, Orlando Bike Tours, and Local Notebooks each donated items for a giveaway (to be announced soon!)









Behind the scenes photos by Ricardo Williams

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Nerd Nite Speaker to Premiere Astrophotography in New SNAP! Show

The photo by former Nerd Nite speaker and astrophotographer Derek Demeter is entitled “Milky Way-By-The-Sea”. It was taken at Canaveral National Seashore, just south of New Smyrna Beach or less than an hour from downtown Orlando. The photo will be featured at the SNAP! “You are Here” photography show starting on Thursday, May 21st at City Arts Factory.


The New Nerd Nite Store!
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Dates for Nerd Nite in 2019
January 10, 2019
February 14, 2019
March 14, 2019
April 11, 2019
May 9, 2019
June 13, 2019
July 11, 2019
August 8, 2019
September 12, 2019
October 10, 2019
November 14, 2019
December 12, 2019
What is Nerd Nite???

Nerd Nite is an evening of entertaining and educational presentations. Speakers present for 15 minutes, followed by a brief Q&A with the audience.

Nerd Nite operates in over a hundred cities around the world and launched in Orlando on Thursday, March 14, 2013.

Nerd Nite is a great way to connect with an engaged audience. Contact Ricardo, for 2019 sponsorship details and special event opportunities.

If you are interested in being a speaker at a Nerd Nite Orlando event, please be so kind as to fill out this form.

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