Orlando Live Events Expands Offerings, Brings Entertainment to Central Florida


Orlando Live Events, formerly known as the Orlando Jai-Alai, announced today it has expanded its entertainment offerings for Central Florida businesses and residents. Owned by an affiliated party of RD Management, one of the nation’s largest privately held real-estate development and management organizations, the 71,100-square-foot facility provides a large venue for private events, gaming, concerts, carnivals, and more.

Located at 6405 South U.S. Highway 17-92 just south of Semoran Boulevard (SR 436) in Fern Park, Florida, Orlando Live Events is situated on 13 acres and has plenty of parking for guests. Orlando Live Events has three floors and offers a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces, all of which accommodate different sized gatherings and private events ranging from small business meetings, weddings, and receptions to live shows, conventions, and expos. Space options, and their size and capacity, include but are not limited to:

  • Auditorium: 36,000 square feet, 2,167 people
  • Court Floor: 9,720 square feet, 1,000 people
  • Mezzanine: 4,000 square feet, 400 people
  • Lobby: 3,928 square feet, 400 people
  • The Cove: 1,800 square feet, 90 people
  • Front Parking Lot: 253 parking spots       
  • Back Parking Lot: 450 parking spots         

Individuals and businesses booking with Orlando Live Events can take advantage of food and drink service, free Wi-Fi, HD screens, in-house sound & TV, pipe and drape backdrops, concession stands, a box-office area, and digital signage available on Hwy 17-92 for event advertising. The venue is also an official Ticketmaster partner for any ticketed events.

“At Orlando Live Events, we make it easy for events to be created and customized in ways that will fit even the greatest of expectations by offering large, flexible indoor and outdoor space and over 54 years of expertise serving this community,” said David Catina, general manager of Orlando Live Events. “We are proud to provide an affordable, local alternative for entertainment and a one-stop-shop for hosting everything from small gatherings to huge affairs.”

Past events held at Orlando Live Events range from boxing and MMA fights to birthday parties, car shows, comedian acts, and neighborhood expos, allowing for a diversified group of activities and experiences. In addition to hosting events, Orlando Live’s Race Book Café and Bar located on the first floor features over 60 flat screen televisions, free casino-style carrel seats with individual TVs showing racing from across the globe, several Tote Machines, and bar and food service.

“Orlando Live Events is a great example of the convergence of retail and entertainment that we’re seeing across major markets today,” said Richard Birdoff, principal and president of RD Management. “The venue is located adjacent from our shopping center, Oxford Commons, and our freestanding Lowe’s Home Improvement store and provides a nice complement to not only the center, but the busy, surrounding retail corridor and growing local population. We look forward to seeing how businesses and residents throughout Central Orlando incorporate the space into their upcoming events.”

RD Management owns ten properties in Florida and has more than 150 properties in its national portfolio.

Those interested in booking an event with Orlando Live Events should contact Kris or Cristal at Events@OrlandoLiveEvents.com or 407-951-8751 for details and pricing. Event packages start at $1,000.  

About Orlando Live Events

Orlando Live Events is Orlando’s historic, off-the-wall event venue. The venue has been home to a variety of events including concerts, expos, festivals, and live Jai Alai performances. Orlando Live Events has expanded its repertoire to include live performances, comedy shows and much more. With 8 acres of outdoor event space, an auditorium built to accommodate over 1500 people and more, OLE has the perfect space to host your event. Visit www.orlandoliveevents.com for more information.

About RD Management

Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest, privately held real-estate development and management organizations, RD Management owns and operates a portfolio of 150+ assets throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, with properties spanning the mixed-use, retail, office, residential, hospitality, self-storage, senior/student housing, industrial, and government sectors. RD Management specializes in development, redevelopment, and acquisitions in key markets and maintains in-house expertise in leasing, property management, construction, accounting and finance, legal, and information technology services. With more than 40 years of experience, RD Management has a proven track record of enhancing the value of its properties through hands-on management, renovation, and expansion. For more information visit www.rdmanagement.com.

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