Florida Nightlife

Pub Food for Two or Four at Fox's Sherron Inn (Up to 43% Off). Reservation Through Groupon Required.

Fox's Sherron Inn

South Miami

Classic cocktail bar open since 1946 serves comfort food like fried chicken, steaks, and burgers

$30 $17

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Standup-Comedy Show at Tampa Improv (Up to 80% Off)

Tampa Improv

Tampa Improv - Ybor City

Touring comedians and up-and-comers perform at a comedy-club chain that launched the careers of Jerry Seinfeld and Robin Williams

$50 $15

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Comedy Night at Manhattan Casino on Saturday, December 13 or January 17, at 9 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Comedy Shows

Manhattan Casino

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Night of laughs features up-and-coming comics, including Marlon Maxwell and Timmy V

$25 $15

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Murder Mystery Experience & 3-Course Dinner for 2 or 4 in December at Mysteria Mystery Dinner Theater (50% Off)

Mysteria Mystery Dinner Theater

Front Street Cafe at International Palms Resort

Actors lead the charge through an evening of storytelling and clues as audience members enjoy three courses and help solve the mystery

$130 $65

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Lunch or Take-Out at Tomahawk Sports Bar & Grill (Up to 40% Off). Two Options Available.

Tomahawk Sports Bar & Grill

Tallahassee

Big menu includes juicy, grilled burgers, wings, burgers, and more; near downtown & midtown with plenty of parking available

$15 $9

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One or Two Hookah Packages at Kahookah Cafe (Up to 54% Off)

Kahookah Cafe

Davie

Groups enjoy a hookah and plate of hummus amid a cozy atmosphere

$26.98 $13

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Pub Dinner Food at The Cage Bar & Grill (Up to 57%Off). Two Options Available.

The Cage Bar & Grill

Davie

Pub classics such as housemade meatloaf and baby back ribs at a sports bar lined with flat-screen TVs

$20 $9

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One or Three Private or Small Group Billiards Lessons at Play Great Pool (Up to 68% Off)

Play Great Pool

Play Great Pool

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

$250 $87

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Dinner Theater featuring "The Winter Wonderettes" at Coral Springs Center for the Arts (Up to 47% Off)

Winter Wonderettes

Coral Springs Center for the Arts

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To liven up the holiday party at Harper’s Hardware, the bubbly girl group puts their stamp on yuletide hits such as “Jingle Bell Rock”

$66 $35

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"Cuff Me" at The Capitol Theatre on Saturday, January 10, at 5 p.m. or 8 p.m. (Up to 36% Off)

"Cuff Me"

The Capitol Theatre

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Performers romp through the funny side of the hit erotic novel to the tunes of Madonna, Lady Gaga, and Carly Rae Jepsen

$45.50 $29

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Repticon for Two Adults and Two Children at The Box Expo Center on January 17 or 18 (Up to 50% Off)

Repticon

The Box Expo Center

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Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures’ behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

$30 $15

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$18 for Tapas Tasting Class at The Heart of the Gourmet ($40 Value)

The Heart Of The Gourmet

Pompano Beach

While seated around Tuscan table, students learn how different infused olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and other seasonings can elevate meals

$40 $18

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"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" at The Lakeland Center on December 24 at 1 p.m. (Up to 47% Off)

"Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer"

The Lakeland Center

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The look, story, and beloved characters of the classic stop-motion Rudolph film take to the stage with live music

$45 $24

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Miami Club Crawl for One or Two from The Aos Entertainment Group (Up to 67% Off)

The Aos Entertainment Group

Sea Level Lounge

Friday and Saturday tours take partygoers to night spots such as Sea Level Bar, Lost Weekend, and Club Dream

$99 $35

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$36 for One Mini Hookah to Smoke In and Take Home, Plus $15 Worth of Shisha at Darna Lounge ($75 Value)

Darna Cafe and Hookah Lounge

Palmetto Place Condominiums

Enjoy puffs of fragrant smoke inside a hookah bar, on an outdoor patio with cushioned sofas, then later at home

$75 $36

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$6 for $11 Worth of Hookah Smoking — The Sable Nargile

The Sable Nargile

Melbourne

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$11 $6

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Give Me The Mic Entertainment Live Comedy Night at Ali Baba Cafe & Hookah Lounge (Up to 50% Off)

Give Me The Mic Entertainment Live Comedy Night

Ali Baba Cafe & Hookah Lounge

Weekly sets by professional comics turn this hookah lounge and bar into a laugh-centric cabaret

$14 $7

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Daytime Casino Boarding and Buffet with Drinks for One or Two at The Big M Casino (Up to 36% Off)

The Big M Casino

Fort Myers Beach

Daytime casino boat with craps, roulette, blackjack, and multiline slot machines offers guests a loaded buffet

$29.73 $20

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American Cuisine at Neptune's Sports Pub (50% Off). Four Options Available.

Neptune's Sports Pub

Daytona Beach

Classic sports bar sandwiches, salads, wraps, Angus burgers, and favorites such as fish ‘n’ chips

$20 $10

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Hookah, Wine & Appetizer, or Hookah, Appetizer, and Drinks at Breathe Restaurant and Ultra Lounge (Up to 55% Off)

Breathe Restaurant and Ultra Lounge

Atlantic Grove Condominiums

Restaurant-turned-hookah-lounge features a range of shisha flavors, Mediterranean appetizers, and bottles of premium liquor such as Ciroc

$20 $9

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$29 for a Wine-Tasting Package for Two on a Friday or Saturday at Schnebly Redland's Winery (Up to 52% Off)

Schnebly Redland's Winery

Everglades

Unique wines made with mangoes, avocados, and other nongrape fruits fill souvenir glasses at tasting prior to party with live music

$60.80 $29

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Movie with Popcorn and Drinks for Two or Four at The Last Picture Show Movie Theatre (Up to 54% Off)

The Last Picture Show Movie Theatre

Tamarac Market Place

On one of five screens, two or four people watch a recently released films

$29 $14

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$99 to See Rich Guzzi at Snappers Grill & Comedy Club on New Year's Eve, Wednesday, December 31

Snappers Grill & Comedy Club

Snappers Grill & Comedy Club

Veteran hypnotist morphs audience members into celebrities such as Michael Jackson and Madonna in adults-only New Years Eve shows

$116 $99

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Two Hours of Pool and Food and Drink for Two or Four at Masters Billiards (55% Off)

Masters Billiards

Margate

Lounge with eight pool tables, four TVs for sports games, and classic bar grub

$40 $18

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Pub Food for Dine-In or Carry-Out at Woodshed Grill & Brew Pub (Up to 45% Off)

Woodshed Grill & Brew Pub

West Pensacola

Juicy burgers, saucy chicken wings, nachos, and other pub favorites; sports games broadcast on more than 20 flat-screen televisions

$20 $11

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Beer Tasting for Two or Four with Growler at Big Top Brewing Company (Up to 48% Off)

Big Top Brewing Company

Fruitville

Small-batch craft beers including White Sands Wheat, Sun Coast Pale Ale, Circus City IPA, Intercoastal Amber, and seasonal brews

$24 $14

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$5 for $10 Groupon — City Billiards Lic

City Billiards

West and East Lealman

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$10 $5

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"Africa Umoja" at Miracle Theatre, December 30–January 3 (Up to 47% Off)

Africa Umoja

Actor’s Playhouse / Miracle Theatre

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Globe-trotting revue celebrates South African culture with both centuries-old traditions and more recent dance styles

$75 $39.99

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$15 for $30 Worth of Craft Beer and Wine at Wine and Brew 

Wine and Brew

Dunedin

Craft beer haven features a constantly rotating selection of brews alongside wines served by the glass, bottle, and on tap

$30 $15

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Two or Four Local Beer Flights with Shareable Beef O'Bradys Appetizers at The Brass Tap (Up to 51% Off)

The Brass Tap

Dade City

Patrons sip beer flights at this bar with a choice of four sharable appetizers from Beef O'Bradys

$36.99 $18

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Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four at Florida Estates Winery in Land O Lakes (Up to 47% Off)

Florida Estates Winery

Land O' Lakes

Educational tasting of 8 wines and 1 sangria with a bottle chosen from the featured selection and souvenir glasses to take home

$30.95 $16.99

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Two Hours of Pool with Appetizers and Drinks for Two or Four at Trick Shots (Up to 51% Off)

Trick Shots

Multiple Locations

Groups shoot pool for two hours while munching wings and cheese sticks and sipping drinks

$36.99 $18

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Corey Smith at House of Blues Orlando on Friday, December 26, at 9 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

Corey Smith

House of Blues Orlando

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Rising country star shares music from his newest album, an acoustic set recorded on a whim

$24.50 $12

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One Singles Bowling Meet Up or Dinner-and-a-Movie Meet Up from Bowl Wit Me (Up to 52% Off)

Bowl Wit Me

Parkland

Social singles gather at area bowling alleys and bars for a low-pressure environment in which to meet new people

$29.99 $15

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“Tap The Vat with the Winemaker” Wine-Tasting Package at Tarpon Springs Castle Winery (Up to 67% Off)

Tarpon Springs Castle Winery

Tarpon Springs

Listen to the winemaker as you sample vintages in the bonded vat room; each pair leaves with a bottle and 2 take home glasses

$112.50 $39

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Red Jumpsuit Apparatus at Beachside Tavern on Saturday, January 10, at 8 p.m. (Up to 60% Off)

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

Beachside Tavern

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Emo-rock band that built their fan base through social media performs angst-laden tracks from their latest album, 4

$20 $8

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$15 for $25 Worth of Pub Food and Beer at The Brass Tap

The Brass Tap

New Port Richey

More than 300 beers populate a menu alongside pizzas, pretzels, prime-rib sandwiches, and paninis

$25 $15

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One or Two Hours of Pool with a Pitcher of Beer at Break Room Billiards (Up to 53% Off)

Break Room Billiards

Inverness

Groups of two or four sip pitchers of draft beer while playing pool games

$24 $12

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$35 for a Hall of Fame and IMAX Outing for Two at World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater ($65 Value)

World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater

World Golf Village

Browse golf history exhibits with genuine artifacts, then watch a documentary or Hollywood film on a five-story IMAX screen

$65 $35

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3rd Annual Baygrass Bluegrass Festival at Founders Park on January 18 at 11 a.m. (Up to 50% Off)

3rd Annual Baygrass Bluegrass Festival

Founders Park

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Scenic Islamorada hosts Mr. Sun, Mike Compton, and other old-fashioned and new-form bluegrass artists

$24 $12

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The State Ballet Theatre of Russia – "Swan Lake" on Friday, January 9, at 8 p.m. (Up to 49% Off)

The State Ballet Theatre of Russia - Swan Lake

Times-Union Center

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A handsome prince falls for a sorcerer-cursed maiden in Tchaikovsky’s ballet, influenced by Russian folklore and performed by 50 dancers

$52.50 $27

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Drive-In Movie Packages at Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In in Coconut Grove (Up to 50% Off). Four Options.

Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In - Coconut Grove

Coconut Grove

Coconut Grove drive-in movie theater offers walk-in tickets complete with snacks or romance packages to make the night extra special

$40 $20

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Alan Jackson at USF Sun Dome on Friday, January 9, at 7 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Alan Jackson

USF Sun Dome

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On his 25th anniversary tour, classic country singer gets crowds boot-scooting to hits from his extensive catalog, including “Gone Country”

$40.35 $20

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$40 for a $50 Gift Card at Tin Roof

Tin Roof

Orlando

Listen to live music and munch on quesadillas and make-your-own nachos at a Music Row favorite

$50 $40

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$15 for Two Hours of Pool with a Pitcher of Beer and an Appetizer (Up to $31.99 Value)

Geo's Pool and Pub

Tallahassee

Live music and karaoke serenade pool players at multiple tables as they enjoy tasty beers and classic pub appetizers such as wings

$31.99 $15

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$22 for Movie, Popcorn, and Drinks for Two at Gateway Theatre (Up to $41.50 Value)

Gateway Theatre

Fort Lauderdale

Moviegoers enjoy popcorn and soda during a classic, current, or indie flick in a historic theater

$41.50 $22

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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

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

$34 $19

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10 Wings and Pitcher of Domestic or Craft Beer, or $12 for $20 Worth of Bar Food at Lucky's Sports Bar

Lucky's Sports Bar

Clearwater

Watch NFL and NHL teams on any of the 18 HDTVs while chowing down on hot wings covered in signature Snakebite sauce and drink ice cold beers

$16.99 $10

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$39 for a French Wine-and-Cheese Tasting for Two at The French Wine Merchant ($85 Value)

The French Wine Merchant

Palm Beach

Cheese is paired with French wines from obscure microwineries; attendees can purchase the featured bottles at a discount

$85 $39

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One Flavored Hookah with Two or Four Well Drinks at The De Carlos Bar (Up to 59% Off)

The De Carlos Bar

South Beach Plaza Hotel

10 hookah flavors complement signature cocktails such as watermelon lychee, long island, sex on the beach, and tequila sunrise

$41 $17

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Dinner for Two or Four or $14 for $20 Worth of Carryout at Old School Pizza 2 - Midtown

Old School Pizza 2 - Midtown

Melbourne

Eatery dishes out appetizers such as garlic knots, bacon cheese fries, and nachos, and entrees like baked lasagna and gyro wraps

$31.15 $18

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$20 for a Hookah Package for Two with Desserts and Beverages at Ali Baba Cafe & Hookah Lounge ($36 Value)

Ali Baba Cafe & Hookah Lounge

Boynton Beach

Couch and table seating in a lounge-like atmosphere; occasional appearances by belly dancers

$36 $20

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Standup-Comedy Show and Drinks for Two with Option for Dinner at Snappers Grill & Comedy Club (Up to 58% Off)

Snappers Grill & Comedy Club

Palm Harbor

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Guests enjoy standup comedy while digging into entrees and sipping premium drinks

$36 $15

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House Mix with Refills and Upgraded Bowl for Two or Four at Karma Hookah Lounge (Up to 50% Off)

Karma Hookah Lounge

Goldenrod

Middle Eastern waterpipe used to inhale vaporized flavored tobacco; choose from apricot to pomegranate in this relaxed environment

$20 $12

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Rodney Carrington at Moran Theater at Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts on May 14 at 7 p.m.

Rodney Carrington

Moran Theater at Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts

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Raunchy and irreverent musical comedian, actor, and writer mixes standup with silly, lascivious songs

$45.75

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Cocktails at Above Mayfair Pool Lounge (Up to 43% Off). Three Options Available.

Above Mayfair Pool Lounge

Miami

Under an open sky, visitors tip drinks while listening to music spun by DJs

$48 $29

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A Sinatra New Year's Eve with Sharp Sings Sinatra with Open Bar, Dinner, and Champagne at 9 p.m. (Up to 26% Off)

A Sinatra New Year's Eve with Sharp Sings Sinatra

Tampa Women's Club

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Mister Nik Sharp leads a 10-piece jazz band with his uncanny Frank Sinatra impersonation; includes prime rib or chicken marsala dinner

$200 $149

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Hookah Package with Refill and Fruit Head for Two or Four at Royal Hookah & Cigar Lounge (Up to 52% Off)

Royal Hookah & Cigar Lounge

Orlando

Hookah packages include everything needed for a relaxing evening including refills and fruit heads, such as apple

$28 $14

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Billiards and Refreshments Package for Two or Four at Chiefland Billiards (Up to 52% Off)

Chiefland Billiards

Chiefland

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

$21 $10

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Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four with Tour and Take-Home Bottles at Aspirations Winery (Up to 54% Off)

Aspirations Winery

Clearwater

Enjoy wine samples and food pairings before taking a behind-the-scenes tour, leaving with souvenir glasses and a 750ml bottle of wine

$70 $35

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Movie with Popcorn for Two, Four, or Six at Mos'Art Theatre (Up to 62% Off)

Mos'Art Theatre

Lake Park

Intimate, indie-minded movie theater screens documentaries and foreign films

$20 $8

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Two or Four Giant Cocktails at Papagayo (Up to 58% Off)

Papagayo

Miami Beach

Bartenders mix freshly squeezed juices, fruit pulps, and exotic liqueurs to create massive drinks

$96 $45

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

The Dinner Detective

Omni Jacksonville Hotel

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

$161.60 $85

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Wine-Tasting Class for Two or Four at Wine by the Bay (Up to 53% Off)

Wine by the Bay

Downtown Miami

Wine and art boutique hosts tastings of top-end Italian and Californian wines

$80 $41

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One, Two, or Four Groupons, Each Good for One Movie Ticket at Studio Movie Grill (Up to 33% Off)

Studio Movie Grill

Tampa

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

$9 $6

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Seafood and Mexican-American Food for Lunch or Dinner at Señor Frog's (Up to 47% Off)

Señor Frog's

Southwest Orange

Tacos, burritos, burgers, and barbecue make mouths water at this festive eatery filled with bright colors and live music

$30 $16

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Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Bottles of Wine at Bluefield Estate Winery (Up to 50% Off)

Bluefield Estate Winery

Windsor

Sip up to eight wines brewed from blueberries or muscadine grapes in a winery nestled on a scenic horse farm

$28 $16

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VIP Nightclub Package with Open Bar for One or Two from Elite Miami Entertainment (Up to 68% Off)

Elite Miami Entertainment

Miami Beach

Enjoy two hours of open bar at the Catalina Hotel, then take a limo or party bus to the front of the line at a nightclub such as Mansion

$120 $39

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Live Music for Two or Four with Two Craft Beers or Glasses of House Wine Each at Burro Bar (Up to 50% Off)

Burro Bar

Downtown Jacksonville

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

$40 $20

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$13 for $25 Worth of Drinks for Two or More at ARTcade

ARTcade

South Beach

Sip on craft beers or mixed drinks while perusing local art or smashing up baddies on 1 of 60 quarter-driven arcade classics

$25 $13

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In-Home Wine Tasting for Four or Eight with Complimentary Bottle of Wine from PRP Wine International (Up to 87% Off)

PRP Wine International

University Square

Wine consultants travel to homes, pouring samples from four or six different bottles for small groups

$150 $19

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Treasure Tavern Dinner Show with Drinks for One or Two (Up to 50% Off)

Treasure Tavern Dinner Show

Pirate's Dinner Adventure

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Saucy rum girls star alongside a bawdy tavern owner in a singing-and-dancing comedy revue while audience members dine on four-course meals

$74.95 $39.99

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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

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

$24 $12

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

The Tent Hookah Lounge

Park Ridge

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

$42 $21

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$35 for $60 Worth of Dinner Theater — lpa commmunications

Lpa Communications

Brickell

Gypsy Kings concert October 11

$60 $35

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$17 for $30 Worth of Hookah, Wine, Beer, and Mixed Drinks at Le Souk

Le Souk Hookah Bar & Lounge

Tampa

Guests blow smoke rings in a variety of fruity hookah flavors while sipping beer, wine, or cocktails

$30 $17

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Speed-Dating Event for One or Two from Party4Ten (Up to 58% Off)

Party4Ten

Orlando

Speed-dating events meet at local hot spots, giving singles the chance to meet potential love interests and new friends

$25 $11

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Pub Cuisine for Two or Four at Limpy's Sports Bar & Grill (40% Off)

Limpy's Sports Bar & Grill

Miami

Sports bar and grill pairs beer and cocktails with cuisine such as burgers, loaded nachos, wings, grouper sandwiches, and onion rings

$20 $12

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$15 for a Pitcher of Beer and Two Hours of Pool for Four at Backstage Billiards I-Drive ($28 Value)

Backstage Billiards I-Drive

Orlando

Beginners and pool sharks alike can rack up games on any of the 24 Brunswick tables

$28 $15

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As one of the world’s largest beer brewers, this Jacksonville outpost of Anheuser Busch is surprisingly open about its process. The looming facility offers free tours on how they brew and package Budweiser, with guests catching glimpses of the state-of-the-art technology, giant tanks, carefully controlled temperature rooms and bottling and packaging facilities, all of which can be seen through glass viewing windows. There’s also information on the recycling program, energy recovery and conservation of wildlife in the surrounding Jacksonville wetlands. After the tour, stop in the hospitality room and sample some beer. For the truly curious, the more in-depth Beermaster Tour is for true connoisseurs and a one-off Beer School class introduces patrons to different beer styles, proper pouring and a variety of craft beer and food pairings. There’s also a gift shop on hand, and occasional events take place on the property.

111 Busch Dr
Jacksonville,
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The breadth of the Atlantic Ocean doesn't impact the reach of Alfredo Patino. As the chef and owner of Bin No. 18, the Miami-based chef draws inspiration from the casual cuisine of European bistros while using seasonal, locally sourced ingredients and contemporary technique to lend a bit of New World flair to the ever-changing menus. French, Italian, and Latin American flavors appear throughout Chef Patino's cuisine, adding a global scope to the regionally rooted dishes.

Shareable platters of imported European cheeses and cured meats are served alongside Latin staples, including octopus salad, as well as classic Italian entrees made with homemade pastas. But recreating time-honored classics isn't the only thing that Chef Patino does. He also demonstrates a willingness to experiment by fusing New and Old World influences. This culinary whimsy is evident in the kitchen's modern interpretation of a Cuban sandwich—complete with slow-roasted pork, brie, and fig sauce—which earned a spot on Food & Wine magazine's list of the Best Sandwiches in the U.S.

And much like the European bistros that originally inspired Chef Patino, Bin No. 18 features an extensive wine list. Like his menu, the wine list takes a global approach by including bottles from Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Hungary, Greece, and Austria, as well as Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa, Washington State, California, and Oregon. This variety of options ensures that numerous pairing options are available for diners looking to enjoy a glass with their meal or collection of small plates. CBS Miami was also impressed by the selection, placing Bin No. 18 on its 2011 list of the Best Wine Bars In South Florida.

The Old World inspiration shines through a bit more clearly in the restaurant's décor, which skews more toward a rustic, yet refined ambiance as opposed to a nouveau vibe. Wooden wine barrels sit beside tables with avocado-green chairs, occasionally doubling as small side tables. At the same time, the collection of crystal chandeliers dangling from the ceiling adds a bit of classical elegance to the space.

1800 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami,
Florida
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Bill Shumate's career as a restaurateur began in 1964 when he opened a small burger shack that catered to the hearty appetites of University of Oklahoma students. After spending the next several decades opening and operating eateries, Shumate decided that his next venture should somehow honor his burger roots. He partnered with Joanie Corneil in 2006 and developed a concept choosing the name Square 1 Burgers to reflect this full-circle journey. Unlike that original restaurant, though, Square 1 Burgers grew over the years, eventually expanding to several locations throughout west central Florida.

Although the concept was intended to be a return to basics, Square 1 isn't constrained by traditional conventions. Patties of Meyer's all-natural red Angus beef, Kobe, lamb, ground buffalo, and portobello mushroom caps all appear between the buns, providing a wealth of options to consider before even thinking about toppings. This eclectic spirit is also apparent in the menu's selection of appetizers, which includes everything from sun-dried tomato and artichoke hummus to homemade double-dipped onion rings. Even the milkshakes made with Blue Bell ice cream seem like faithful renditions of an American classic at first. However, the grown-up versions with Baileys, vodka, and Kahlua or brandy, cr?me de cacao continue to demonstrate Square 1 Burgers' playful spirit.

3701 Henderson Blvd.
Tampa,
FL
US

Ferg's Sports Bar and Grill sprang from humble beginnings. What started in 1992 as a concrete-block space with 75 seats has since grown into a two-story establishment whose sprawling indoor and outdoor seating areas encompass almost two city blocks. Like the growth of the business, the bar and grill's building materials reflect input from the surrounding community: the wood flooring was compiled from area gymnasiums, and the walls are paneled with hardwood from the old All Children's Hospital.

Owner Mark Ferguson continues to fuel his success with more than 70 TVs, classic bar eats, and a calendar filled with live-music and trivia nights. In addition to fans, the restaurant has been known to serve renowned politicians and?according to the Tampa Bay Times?Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez. Perhaps the duo chose the eatery for its paparazzi-curbing underground tunnel, which leads beneath 1st Avenue South to the stadium.

1320 Central Ave
Saint Petersburg,
FL
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When Joseph Olear tore down the original Three Point Bowling Center, he preserved what mattered most. ”We recycled the 35-year-old maple lanes and made a bar out of it,” he happily explains. “And also this gorgeous desk in my office.” The former alley was bought out by Joe’s father in ’86—a spontaneous decision that still perplexes the son. He “just bought the place! If you’d have told me we’d have a bowling alley, I’d have thought you were crazy.” That said, it’s a decision that gave Joe the reins to a facility he would totally revamp.

The updated alley features 16 automatic lanes, one of the largest bars in Kansas City, and a large crop of vine-ripened bowling balls. Olear has also solicited the master food stylings of chef Dan Cermeno for juicy burgers, steak-filled sandwiches, and spicy seafood pastas. He explains that Cermeno’s dishes—available at the alley or in Three Pins Diner—are by no means typical alley fare. “He’s a shopping king,” says Olear. ”On his way in, he stops to shop. [Always] fresh fruit and veggies—wherever the freshest stuff is.”

Beyond the lanes, Three Point entertains patrons with six full-size pool tables, dartboards, indoor and outdoor TVs up to 64 inches wide, as well as nightly league events. The revelry also extends outdoors, where an expansive outdoor deck patio hosts a meat smoker capable of feeding parties of up to 500. “There’s a guy comes in at first light and smokes the meat, “says Olear. “Venison, ribs, whatever he has. It’s in there for about 10 hours. It’s unmatched, really.” Wonderful as that is, there’s one thing Joe enjoys more. “Having a drink at the bar,” he says, smiling. “People will say they met their wife here. It happens on a fairly regular basis—someone comes in and says how nice the place is. It really makes your day.”

7470 Hoffner Ave
Orlando,
FL
US

Equipped with in-depth product knowledge and bottles from all over the world, the consultants of PRP Wine International waltz into homes ready to answer nearly any question a novice oenophile may have. As they pour samples for small groups, they explain everything from the intricacies of flavor profiles and the correct pronunciation of “pinot noir” to the most dramatic way to throw a glass of red at a mortal enemy. After tastings, guests can select any of the wine varietals sampled, all of which are chosen by PRP consultants after thorough scrutiny.

2099 West 76th Street
Hialeah,
FL
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