Dwight Howard leads the All-Star party lineup

Thu, Feb 23
Dwight HowardMike Ehrmann/Getty ImagesAre you ready to party with Dwight Howard in Orlando this weekend?

ORLANDO -- Leave the kids at home.

NBA All-Star weekend -- and the party scene it inspires -- will be in the mouse's house this weekend and it'll be an adult affair. The weekend won't be as "Wild 'N Out" at a Super Bowl to-do, but the world's tallest men will be partying in the Sunshine State to celebrate the sport, toast the league's best players and the party in the name of all things basketball.

Maybe we should blame the lockout, but events are still being planned and finalized for the big weekend as you're reading this! Still, we were able to snag some key details of what sounds like some of the hottest, exclusive events going on in Orlando this weekend. Here are some of the biggest events your favorite party-loving Page 2 reporters will be checking out in the fair city of Orlando:


The Fifth Annual Dwyane Wade All-Star Party

The Miami Heat star will kick off the week's events at hot spot VAiN Orlando in the city's downtown. We're expecting a bit of Hollywood glitterati to be in the house too, considering that his girlfriend, actress Gabrielle Union, will be walking the red carpet at the premiere of her forthcoming film, "Think Like A Man," which happens in Orlando on Saturday. We're told castmates Kevin Hart, Terrence J, Regina Hall, LaLa Anthony, and Gary Owen will be in attendance at the film's premiere, so we're expecting to see them hanging out at several events this weekend.

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