Nightlife in Austins Colony

Movie Ticket at Star Cinema Grill (Up to 44% Off). Three Options Available.

Star Cinema Grill

Multiple Locations

$10.75 $6

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Servers at dine-in theaters deliver freshly prepared menu items as guests enjoy first-run releases

$17.50 for Movie Tickets and Regular Popcorns for Two at Santikos Theatres ($34 Value)

Santikos Theatres

Multiple Locations

$34 $17.50

Theaters project first-run blockbusters in digital picture and sound on Sunday through Thursday

Brad Paisley at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on Saturday, September 6 (Up to 53% Off)

Brad Paisley

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman

$42.80 $20

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Award-winning country singer Brad Paisley takes the stage with rising stars Randy Houser, Leah Turner, and Charlie Worsham

Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Hannibal Buress, Marc Maron, and More on Saturday, September 20 (Up to 59% Off)

Oddball Comedy Festival

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

$48.71 $20

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Louis C.K., Sarah Silverman, Hannibal Buress, Marc Maron, Reggie Watts, Whitney Cummings, and others star in a two-stage comedy fest blowout

One, Two, or Four Groupons, Each Good for One Movie Outing with Ticket at Studio Movie Grill (Up to 50% Off)

Studio Movie Grill

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

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A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

$64 for a Craps Gambling Seminar at Roll-to-Win ($129 Value)

Roll-to-Win

Crossing At Fry Road

$129 $64

Pay heed to a teacher who claims to have discovered a time-tested method for winning at craps

90-Minute Wine-Education Class for 2, 4, or 6, or a Private Class for 10 at The Cellar Door (Up to 67% Off)

The Cellar Door

Houston

$100 $50

90-minute class introduces participants to wine-tasting methods and the subtle nuances of flavor in varietals like pinot noir and chardonnay

Hookah for Two or Four at Kaif Hookah Lounge (Up to 52% Off)

Kaif Hookah Lounge

Woodlake - Briar Meadow

$22 $11

Up to four friends relax with chips, sodas, and hookahs available in a variety of flavors

$11 for $20 Worth of Pub Food at The Phoenix on Westheimer

The Phoenix on Westheimer

Neartown/ Montrose

$20 $11

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Fish and chips, bangers and mash, and veggie shepherd's pie in a pub bustling with events such as a St. Patty's Day parking-lot party

One or Two Speed Dating Events from It's Date Time (Up to 54% Off)

It's Date Time

On Location

$35 $17

Meet potential dates in 6-minute intervals in a low-pressure environment

One or Two Admissions to Singles Mixers, Tennis Events, or Speed Dating from EightFriendsOut (Half Off)

EightFriendsOut

On Location

$40 $20

Rotating speed dates over light appetizers introduce singles to fun, attractive new people

Gladius the Show at Travis County Exposition Center on September 3, 4, or 7 (Up to 55% Off)

Gladius the Show

Travis County Exposition Center - Leudecke Arena

$55 $35

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A cast of wildly talented horses and humans tell the story of the equine land of Gladius

LMAO Comedy Tour for Two at Arena Theatre on Saturday, August 30, at 8 p.m. (Up to 54% Off)

LMAO Comedy Tour

Arena Theatre

$98.50 $45

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Rudy Rush, the youngest-ever host of Showtime at the Apollo, hosts Tony Rock, Capone, Tiffany Haddish, and Rob Stapleton

Admission for One or Two to Houston Dinner Theater (Up to 38% Off)

Houston Dinner Theater

Huffman

$60 $39

Customers choose any show on the dinner theater's lineup, including a celebrity murder mystery and performances by a hypnotist or magician

Outdoor Movie and Popcorn for Two or Double Feature for Two or Four at Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In (Up to 58% Off)

Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In

RMMA

$24 $12

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Independent flicks and classic films from the 50s to the 90s fill the screen at Austin's only drive-in movie theater

One or Two Flavored Hookahs with Snacks and Drinks at Ontario Hookah Lounge (Up to Half Off)

Ontario Hookah Lounge

Riverside

$25 $15

Guests sip sodas and munch on snacks as they puff water-cooled clouds of flavored tobacco smoke

Home or Office Murder Mystery Party for Up to 80 People from Murder for Hire, Inc. (50% Off)

Murder for Hire, Inc.

Redeem from Home

$600 $300

Professional actors lead party guests through roles as suspects and detectives

$10 for a Movie for Two with Popcorn and Soda at Southwest Theatres ($21.25 Value)

Southwest Theatres

Northwest Austin

$21.25 $10

Regular and 3D blockbusters broadcast on seven screens at a theater stocked with a full spread of concessions

Wine-Education Class with Snack Pairings and Wineglasses for Two or Four at House Wine (Up to 51% Off)

House Wine

Zilker

$45 $26

Wine-education class bolsters vino fluency and includes snack pairings, reusable wine bags, and travel-ready stemless wineglasses

Standup Comedy at Joke Joint Comedy Showcase (Up to 37% Off)

Joke Joint Comedy Showcase

Joke Joint Comedy Showcase

$39.95 $25

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Local and touring comedians take the stage at a casual comedy club

Admission for One or Two to Dionisio Winery Wine Festival (Half Off)

Dionisio Winery

Pearland

$50 $25

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Local businesses join local wineries for an outdoor festival full of music, award-winning fruit wine, and delicious food

_The Whodunnit Dessert_ Murder-Mystery Show for Two or Four from Murder by Chocolate (41% Off)

Murder by Chocolate

Webster

$76 $45

Guests find clues and solve puzzles to solve a mystery; includes a dessert buffet and non-alcoholic drinks

Select Local Merchants

In 1998, the clack of billiards balls met the clink of cold beers at the first Fast Eddie’s Sports Tavern and Social Clubs in Amarillo. Since then, 17 more Fast Eddie's locations have sprung up across Texas and Louisiana, each letting guests sink corner shots at 8- and 9-foot Olhausen pool tables while sharing a few drinks and snacks such as deep-fried hot dogs. Beyond the felt, home runs and touchdowns play out on multiple big-screen TVs as darts fly into targets and foosball tables re-create the exciting theatrics of gymnasts struggling to play soccer.

700 University Dr E
College Station,
TX
US

A lengthy lineup of traditional game-day fare and a sports atmosphere captivate fans at Fox and Hound - Bailey's, where the kitchen remains open as late as its neighboring fully stocked bar. Chefs cook until the wee hours of the morning and always until the bar closes, baking Bavarian pretzel starters, crafting towers of onion rings, and preparing hand-battered chicken tenders that are cooked until they are golden brown. They blend their own seasonings to sprinkle over grilled-to-order burgers, and draw from a diverse roster of cheeses and toppings to crown their wood-oven-inspired flatbreads.

While manning the bars, bartenders tap into a stash of libations, such as UV Whipped vodka and Patron Silver tequila, to mix their specialty cocktails. To further foster a sporting ambiance, high-definition TVs glow with sports games and custom music-video playlists, and guests partake in pastimes of ump bashing, billiards, or competitive people watching.

505 University Dr
College Station,
TX
US

For eight weekends in the fall, a troupe of performing fairies, knights, royal personas, and jugging fools set up camp on the 55-acre grounds of the Texas Renaissance Faire. For 38 years, the Festival has re-created the 16th century’s appealing combination of simplicity and grandeur with more than 200 daily performances of live music, acrobatic comedies, and jousting. Actors portraying different levels of society—such as the English court and the pirates—roam the lolling landscape in character while performing comedic and informative bits including “Sound and Fury,” a Shakespearean vaudeville. At noon the Grande Marche parade catapults performers from the Globe Stage for a stroll throughout the park as they advertise their acts in a high-toned procession.

On a less precise schedule, craftsmen concoct tangible marvels with skills of glassblowing and blacksmithing, while food purveyors wander the beaten paths or call from their booths, selling fare that ranges from sugar-coated nuts to roasted turkey legs. At close of day, fireworks light the sky to celebrate the festival's victory over time.

21778 Fm 1774
Plantersville,
TX
US

Seven years ago Rico's Mexican Grill brought their brand of Tex-Mex to The Woodlands. Today they boast five locations throughout the region as well as a family of 400 employees. Together, the staff adheres to the original restaurant's high standards for fine Mexican cuisine with a local twist. In their family-oriented eateries adorned in classic Texas decor, such as Matthew McConaughey's searing gaze, they serve a menu of enchiladas, tacos, and sizzling fajitas. The fajitas are especially a source of pride. They marinate the meat in a secret sauce for 24 hours and serve the grilled morsels with homemade tortillas. Aside from traditional Tex-Mex entrees, they grill enticing fare such as quail and red snapper. To compliment their dishes, they mix mean margaritas and cocktails and fill glasses with imported and domestic beers and wines amid frequent live entertainment.

20821 Eva St
Montgomery,
TX
US

When Enchanted Manor Winery's chief mead-maker handcrafts his honey brew, he follows a recipe from a 17th-century cookbook from the court of King Charles I. These medieval techniques inspire the winery's special mead for the annual Texas Renaissance Festival, which is brewed from Texas wildflower honey and sipped from knightly knee cops. Enchanted Manor also whips up modern meads flavored with orange blossom and oak, mixed with pear wine, or brewed from the honey of the guajillo flower.

In addition to its signature meads, Enchanted Manor Winery whips up small batches of wines from grapes, peaches, and other fruits, and augments their stock with bottles from nearby wineries. Enchanted Manor also hosts special events such as sangria nights, mead tastings, and wine classes.

37615 Fm 1774 Rd
Magnolia,
TX
US

The Rumfolo family's blood seems to have mixed with oil somewhere in the past. It probably happened in the 1950s, when Walter Rumfolo founded the first incarnation of The Showboat Drive-in—a restaurant where his children worked throughout their teenage years. His children must have carried it with them, because today his grandchildren, Johnny and Chris, operate a drive-in movie theater by the same name. They've preserved the original venue's neighborly vibe and kept the family’s blood intertwined with car engines by employing Johnny's sons to sell tickets and run the projector. Today, the small-town ambiance has a much larger area to cover, and each of the theater's two jumbo screens steps up to the task by accommodating 400 cars full of spectators.

Guests park at dusk for a night at the movies—a full night, with double features painting the sky silver for hours. Audiences access the films' sound through their FM radios so that they don’t have to swipe a copy of the script and have their children read the parts. Together, families and dates can sit on lawn chairs, blankets, or inside the car as they lose themselves in the plot and munch concessions that range from burgers to candy and popcorn. The staff caters to viewers at any point during the films or intermission, providing a playground for restless youngsters and jumping cars if their batteries fizzle.

22422 Fm 2920 Rd.
Hockley,
TX
US