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Loews Sapphire Falls unveils a new dinner show, Caribbean Carnaval

6601 Adventure Way
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 503-5000
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Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando has unveiled a new weekly themed dinner show, Caribbean Carnaval, featuring an all you can eat buffet and high energy live entertainment for the entire family. 

From the moment guests arrive at the festive outdoor pavilion, they are greeted by the sights and sounds of a party in paradise. Accompanied by stilt walkers and acrobatic dancers, the evening’s lively hosts whisk the audience away on a flavorful, musical tour through the Caribbean with plenty of dancing, singing, limbo and even a conga line.

Caribbean Carnaval is one of the latest additions to Universal Orlando Resort’s unprecedented growth. In just seven years, more than 25 new experiences with entire themed areas, powerful attractions, incredible dining opportunities and dramatically themed on site hotels have been added across the destination.

“The addition of Caribbean Carnaval takes our guest experience to a new level,” says Barb Bowden, complex managing director for Loews Sapphire Falls Resort and Loews Royal Pacific Resort. “Our team set out to create an evening filled with food, fun and celebration. Guests can savor an amazing array of Caribbean-inspired food and drink one minute, then be on their feet doing the limbo next.”

The food served here strives to be as authentic as possible with dishes and drinks straight out of the Caribbean. Planter’s Punch, mojo roasted suckling pig, ropa vieja, jerk chicken, grilled snapper, Caribbean rum cake and guava flan are some of the great food selections.

A colorful cast of characters provides exciting live entertainment as they take guests on a musical voyage from Florida through the Bahamas with stops in Cuba, Jamaica, Barbados and Trinidad.


A musical journey through the islands with live music will get you grooving.

This is the Signature Calypso Punch Rum Cocktail that every guest gets upon arrival to the dinner show.

The Mojo Roasted Suckling Pig was quite a sight to behold, and it was very delicious.

You can't go wrong with a little bit of everything from the delicious Caribbean inspired buffet. Ropa Vieja with plantains, grilled snapper, suckling pig with an incredible chimichurri sauce, jerk chicken with sweet potatoes.


The dessert bar did not disappoint! Guava flan, Mexican chocolate fudge cake, coconut & caramel rice pudding & Caribbean Rum cake.


Caribbean Carnaval takes place every Wednesday night in the resort’s outdoor pavilion, Cayman Court. Seating begins at 6 pm and the show starts at 7 pm.

Tickets are $69 for adults and $35 for children ages 3-9. Children under 3 are complementary. Price includes gratuity, non-alcoholic beverages, wine, beer and Planter’s Punch. Tax and ticketing fees apply.

For reservations, call 407-503-DINE (3463) or visit caribbeancarnaval.eventbrite.com


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Reggae Fest at Bahama Breeze

1200 N Alafaya Trail
Orlando, FL 32828
(All Locations)
(407) 658-6770
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At Bahama Breeze, Caribbean inspired food, handcrafted tropical drinks, and a vibrant island atmosphere allows you to feel a million miles from home, any day of the week. Like sunshine on your face, it’s always warm and welcoming and a great place to gather with friends and share a tasty plate or two or five with no worries.

From trying jicama or plantains to jerk chicken pasta, you can enjoy the islands one taste at a time, discovering new flavors and favorites along the way. Every Bahama Breeze has live music in the evenings with Caribbean soul and contemporary tunes, musicians keep the energy lively and the atmosphere friendly.

This summer, you don’t have to go all the way to the Islands to celebrate Reggae Fest, because Bahama Breeze is having their own Reggae Fest until August 13th. This festival is bringing the “don’t worry, be happy” attitude to life with the sounds, tastes, sights and vibes of Jamaica. The night will take on a rhythm of its own as live music fills the air, while Jamaican food and drinks lift the spirits.

Since nothing says summer like good food, good vibes and good music, Reggae Fest will feature an outrageously delicious Jerk-Everything platter, party-friendly buckets of Red Stripe beer, and One Love, a new signature cocktail. Guests will also be treated to amplified sounds of summer inside the restaurant with signature reggae playlists from Gary Gunn as part of the brand’s ongoing partnership with the world-renown artist and music curator.



Bahama Breeze will turn up the party every Saturday during Reggae Fest, featuring live bands in all 36 locations across the country. Jamaican Jerk Saturdays will feature the top Reggae talent in each city, every week, so that guests can enjoy the best live music of the islands all summer long. While dancing their cares away to the sounds of of the Caribbean, guests can also experience pop up rum punch bars, games, giveaways and more.

A pair of One Love Cocktails got our party started with Malibu Banana Rum, pineapple, orange and guava juice..and topped with more Appleton rum. A very island style cocktail treat.

The Firecracker Shrimp were buttermilk battered and crispy fried shrimp with a Sriracha aioli that had a nice kick to each bite.

The Seared Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna is served chilled with greens, tomatoes, cucumber and sweet mango glaze and was very fresh.

An Ultimate Pina Colada and a Bahama Mama served in pineapples are perfect drinks for an island getaway at Reggae Fest.

The Curry Goat is one of the special dishes for Reggae Fest and is served over a bed of rice. Curry goat is a big deal in Jamaica, and I've had it in Jamaica before… this rendition is pretty spot on from Bahama Breeze.

The Breeze Bites were pretty tasty as well with crisp fried yuca stuffed with melted cheese and cilantro-crema dipping sauce.

During Reggae Fest, Bahama Breeze will have Red Stripe Buckets available, as Red Stripe is the official beer of Jamaica. You can also mix and match too, like we did.

The crown jewel of Reggae Fest at Bahama Breeze is the “Taste Of Jamaica” platter. It's got pulled pork, jerk chicken, beef empanada, callaloo, sweet plantains, yellow rice and black beans for a full belly. The flavors are pretty on point, and this dish is enough to share.

The Rum Cake is offered year round and is made with Bacardi Oakheart Rum, topped with a handmade raisin butterscotch sauce and vanilla ice cream. Its one of my favorite desserts, and is a great way to end your night of dancing, singing, eating and drinking at Reggae Fest at Bahama Breeze.

The party is over on August 13th, but anytime is a great time to visit your local Bahama Breeze as they always have live music in the evenings and a great selection of cocktails and food.

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Rumtoberfest at Bahama Breeze

8735 Vineland Ave.
Orlando, FL 32821

(407) 938-9010

Bahama Breeze Island Grille is celebrating rum through November 2nd with Rumtoberfest. The six-week long event includes a host of new food and drink offerings, instant win prizes and special Thursday night events in each restaurant.

The rum revelry will peak each Thursday in October, as each Bahama Breeze restaurant celebrates RumThursty beginning at 8 PM each week. The late night parties will feature live music, contests and, of course, rum.

During each RumThursty night, guests can enter to win a trip to the islands in Bahama Breeze’s Instagram Sweeps. One winner will be selected each week to receive a getaway for two to the Super-Inclusive Breezes Resort & Spa in the Bahamas. To enter guests must post a photo on Instagram from the restaurant using #RumSweeps. Offering more chances to win, each Bahama Breeze will also host in-restaurant giveaways for gift cards, t-shirts and more each RumThursty party.


To celebrate one of the world’s favorite rum cocktails, Bahama Breeze has introduced five new fresh fruit mojitos. Each hand-crafted drink features fresh-pressed sugar cane juice, crushed mint and fresh fruit. Variations range from sweet to spicy, including a Strawberry Mojito crafted from Bacardi DragonFruit rum and fresh strawberries and the Mango Jalapeno Mojito made with Cruzan Mango rum, mango puree and fresh jalapeno peppers.

Bahama Breeze is also offering a premium rum flight to showcase the spicy aromas and complex flavors of rum. The Island Rum Tour features Seven Fathoms, Pyrat XO Reserve and Zaya Gran Reserva 12 Year rums. The flight is presented in tasting glasses on a custom board accompanied by tasting notes for each selection.*

The chefs at Bahama Breeze have created two new rum-infused dishes for the occasion. Inspired by the classic cocktail, Rum and Coke Wings feature Bahama Breeze’s signature chicken wings smothered in a house-made sauce with Myers’ Original Dark Rum. For a sweet finish to any meal, the classic Rum Cake is made with Bacardi Oakheart Rum and topped with raisin butterscotch sauce and vanilla bean ice cream.


Our Rum Flight was superb.  From left to right you have Seven Fathoms, Zaya Gran Reserva, Pyrat XO Reserve. My favorite was the Zaya Gran Reserva. Deep Vanilla flavors and caramel aroma.



The Mango Jalapeno Mojito was full of sweet and heat. The Coconut Mojito was really good as well.




The new appetizer of Rum and Coke Wings was a tad too sweet for my liking, but tasty nonetheless. 





I ordered the Ropa Joe Sandwich as my entree. Its the traditional ropa vieja shredded beef, but topped with cheese, peppers and onions, served on Cuban Bread...and it was delicious.


My guest decided on the Mojo Pork Cubano for an entree choice. This dish is made with fried pieces of pork covered in mojo sauce and pickled onions and is served with yellow rice and sweet plantains.

The star of the show was the Island Rum Cake made with Bacardi Oakheart Rum, topped with homemade raisin butterscotch sauce and vanilla ice creamThis is an awesome desert, and worth a trip to Bahama Breeze all on its own.

Stop by and enjoy #Rumtoberfest at a Bahama Breeze near you!  All Bahama Breeze locations are open for lunch and dinner daily, from 11:00 am until late night and offer call-ahead seating.


For additional details on Rumtoberfest and your chance to win a trip to the islands, please visit www.rumtoberfest.com.

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