Nightlife in Fernandina Beach

$85 for a Murder-Mystery Dinner for Two with Souvenir Mugs from The Dinner Detective ($161.60 Value)

The Dinner Detective

Omni Jacksonville Hotel

$161.60 $85

Four-course chicken, Tilapia, or pasta meal accompanies humor-studded modern mystery theater as guests scramble to find a killer among them

$49 for a Private Wine-Tasting Package for 10 with Bottle of Wine from PRP Wine International ($149 Value)

PRP Wine International

Sandalwood

$149 $49

Sample six unique wines in-store, at home, or at a location of your choice while learning about pairing, then choose a bottle to take home

Live Music for Two or Four with Two Craft Beers or Glasses of House Wine Each at Burro Bar (Up to Half Off)

Burro Bar

Downtown Jacksonville

$40 $20

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With craft beer from Bold City Brewery or Green Room Brewing or glasses of house wine in hand, guests listen to live music

Package for Two or Four with Appetizers, Drinks, and Hookah Rental at The Tent Hookah Lounge (50% Off)

The Tent Hookah Lounge

Park Ridge

$42 $21

Lounge transports guests to palm-lined shores of Mediterranean with Middle Eastern cuisine and wisps of fragrant flavored hookah smoke

Sesame Street Live 'Make A New Friend' at Stephen C. O'Connell Center on October 21 (Up to 47% Off)

Sesame Street Live: "Make A New Friend"

Stephen C. O'Connell Center

$28.25 $15

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Grover, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, and Cookie Monster learn that friendship is universal when a foreign visitor arrives at Sesame Street

Comedy Show and Drinks for Two, Four, or Six at Rockeys Dueling Piano Bar on Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. (Half Off)

Rockeys Dueling Piano Bar

Gainesville

$24 $12

Nationally touring comedians transform piano bar into a sanctum of side-splitting jokes while guests sip on delicious cocktails

Sake Tasting for Two or Four at Stage 7 Karaoke & Lounge (Up to 66% Off)

Stage 7 Kareoke

Gainesville

$28 $10

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Sample up to seven courses of sake in tastings for two or four people at this karaoke lounge

One or Three Private or Small Group Billiards Lessons at Play Great Pool (Up to 63% Off)

Play Great Pool

Play Great Pool

$250 $99

During two-hour sessions, a billiards expert teaches up to four pupils professional shots and strategies for sinking balls into pockets

Complimentary Wine Tasting for Two or Four One Take-Home Bottle Per Person at Island Grove Wine Company (47% Off)

Island Grove Wine Company

Ocala/Gainesville

$34 $19

Complimentary tasting helps in the selection of bottles of fruit wine engineered by expert winemaker Chase Marden.

Billiards and Refreshments Package for Two or Four at Chiefland Billiards (Up to 48% Off)

Chiefland Billiards

Chiefland

$21 $11

Enjoy an evening shooting balls with friends as drinks and apps keep you well fueled for the next round

Select Local Merchants

Exposed-brick walls bearing dartboards, colorful paintings, and flat-screen televisions anchor Dog Star Tavern's rustic, playful character. Bartenders stand behind a glossy bar top, filling shakers with selections from 50 rums and 25 vodkas and washing aged scotch over ice cubes. Frosty mugs fill with 16 draft beers, ideal for sipping on hot nights in the beer garden or after dancing up a sweat to live music Thursday?Saturday.:

10 N 2nd St
Fernandina Beach,
FL
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The Gourmet Grouper was born out of a fruitful business partnership between veteran seafood-market owners John Shuler and Jason Arteaga, along with Christina Monas. The three set out to create a curated supermarket utterly unlike mega-groceries—one that could provide shoppers with a tailored selection of high-quality meats, seafood, and drinks from both distant climes and local markets. "We wanted to build a grocery store that we would like to shop at," John told the Beaches Leader. Along with his childhood friend and business partner, Jason, he procures gourmet goods from his network of local and worldwide farmers, fishers, and food artisans. The result is a smorgasbord of upscale groceries that tempt shoppers with fine cheeses, dry-aged Montana beef, Gulf stone crabs, and Louisiana crawfish. The goods are ideal for planning an elegant dinner party. Seasonal potatoes and vegetables can accompany lobster tails or Chilean sea-bass filets alongside craft beers and fine wines. The market even has artisanal snacking covered with gourmet pickles crafted by local picklesmith Tim Baker, who locks the fresh veggies' flavor into delicious stasis with careful brining and mild witchcraft.

1021 Atlantic Blvd
Atlantic Beach,
FL
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Culhane's Irish Pub features all the favorites from traditional Irish pubs like Fish 'N Chips, Dingle Fish Pie, and Guinness Beef Stew to American-inspired dishes such as burgers and shrimp wraps. Guests can wash down the flavorful dishes with one of the 24 beers on tap or sip on an exclusive whiskey or wine. The authenticity of the pub shines through since it is managed by four sisters born and raised in Limerick, Ireland. The sisters keep guests entertained by offering trivia on Wednesdays and Thursdays, supplying live karaoke on the weekends, and airing ESPN games on the TVs.

967 Atlantic Blvd
Atlantic Beach,
FL
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The Sun-Ray Cinema at 5 Points, formerly known as Riverside Theater and 5 Points Theatre, is a historic single-screen movie theater in the Riverside section of Jacksonville. Originally opened in 1927, the large room was specifically designed to accommodate live theater as well, in the event that talking movies didn’t take off as expected. Over the years, the theater was opened and closed numerous times as a performance center, a night club and general cinema house, until the Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission approved it as a Jacksonville landmark and remodeled the space several years ago. Colorful murals give vibrancy to the updated space, while comfortable seating and long wooden tables in front of each row act as wonderfully modern touches, allowing each guest to set down food and drinks easily. P, pulled pork sandwiches and a host of not-seen-everywhere snacks make for a unique experience inside.

1028 Park St
Jacksonville,
FL
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Located on Jacksonville’s south side, The Comedy Zone has been hosting some of the nation’s finest standup comedians for decades. Tucked away inside the Ramada Conference Center and Hotel, the Comedy Zone is a quaint, dim, charming nightclub venue filled with cozy tables and chairs. The thick carpet underfoot cushions the space further and keeps noisy shoes and squeaky chairs to a minimum. The small, gleaming wood stage is back-dropped by a large brick wall, reminiscent of so many other famous comedy clubs. Over the years, the stage has played host to a variety of national touring comedians and lots of local Florida talent. A full bar and a variety of burgers, sandwiches and appetizers are available to order, and can count toward the room’s industry-standard one drink or item minimum. Of course, that means comedy fans must be at least 21 years of age to enter the Zone.

3130 Hartley Rd
Jacksonville,
FL
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Jacks or Better Casino explores the waters stretching from the Mayport area down the coast. The boat stretches 155 feet from stem to sternum and contains a whale-sized supply of Vegas-style casino gaming. Deft dealers engage lucky streaks on a variety of table games, from blackjack and roulette to traditional poker, video poker, and fireplace poker. With visions of cherries and triple-bars dancing in their heads, slots fanatics sidle up to dual-screen Modern Gaming slots such as Four Leaf Fortunes and Jackpot Galaxy. Jacks or Better's slots paid out jackpots totaling $3 million in 2011. Special events and attractions include a craps tutorial with limits ranging from $5 to $1,000, ensuring comfortable stakes for anyone, from the novice dice slinger to the local Yahtzee grandmaster.

4378 Ocean St
Atlantic Beach,
FL
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