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Paul and Mark Wahlberg Host VIP Wahlburgers Orlando Grand Opening

Did you catch a glimpse of your favorite Wahlberg??  On Thursday, February 18th, the streets of Downtown Orlando were filled with fans hopping to get up close and personal with their favorite Wahlberg brother.  The VIP Grand Opening of Wahlburgers Orlando hosted by Paul and Mark Wahlberg drew in hundreds of people, some arriving as early as 6 a.m,. – to catch a glimpse of a Wahlberg during the event that shut down Church Street.

Wahlburgers Orlando VIP Event Brings Excitement To The City Streets

The new burger joint, founded by Paul Wahlberg and his brothers Mark and Donnie, held a soft opening this week.  The 6,000-square-foot restaurant and bar, known for its fresh-made burgers, hot dogs, fries and tater tots, took over the space formerly occupied by Simply Puur at Church Street and Orange Avenue. The red carpet event brought a lot of excitement and attention to the downtown Orlando area especially since this is the first Wahlburgers location in the state of Florida. The brothers raved about Orlando saying that it was the perfect spot to start their franchise in Florida.  Fun fact.  Mark Wahlbergs wife is actually from Lakeland.  While in town Paul and Mark Wahlberg played tourist, taking a little time for a miniature golf challenge at Pirates Cove.  If you weren’t able to attend this #WorthDoing moment for the city of Orlando, don’t worry…the Walhberg brothers mentioned that they would love to visit the city whenever they can, so keep your eyes peeled.