Florida Nightlife

Dolce Vita at La Gazzetta on Friday, October 10 (Up to 47% Off)

Dolce Vita

La Gazzetta

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Attendees sip on cocktails and snack on appetizers while watching a cabaret-esque dance show

$15 $8

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$12 for a Dinner for Two and Comedy Show at the Tampa Pitcher Show ($19.50 Value)

Tampa Pitcher Show

Carrollwood

In a relaxed bar atmosphere, couples savor a pasta dinner and laugh at Post Dinner Conversation, Tampa’s original longform improv company

$19.50 $12

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Pub Food and Drink at Durty's Bar and Grille (Up to 50% Off)

Durty's Bar and Grille

St. Petersburg

Tear into a burger and stay a while with a game of pool or join in with a nightly event, like karaoke or trivia

$20 $11

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$29 for General Admission for One to the Pirate's Dinner Adventure Show "Vampirates" ($31 Value)

Pirate's Town

Southwest Orange

Diners feast as Pirates put on a Vampire-themed Halloween thriller aboard an 18th-century Spanish ship set in a 300,000-gallon indoor lagoon

$31 $29

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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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Corey Smith on October 2, Bone Thugs N Harmony on October 5, Shockfest on October 8, or Drowning Pool on October 26

Corey Smith, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Shockfest, and Drowning Pool

Multiple Locations

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Upcoming country songwriter Corey Smith, Grammy-winners Bone Thugs N Harmony, a horror-rock festival, and hard rockers Drowning Pool

$30 $15

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Pub Dinner Food at The Cage Bar & Grill (Up to 51% 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 $10

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Live Concerts, Comedian Ralphie May, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Freak Show, or High Dive Season Pass (Up to 62% Off)

Glory Days Presents

High Dive

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Strongman variety show, roots-reggae musician Stick Figure, indie rock from Islands, Ralphie May's standup, and more

$10 $5

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Kidz Bop at Coral Springs Center for the Arts on October 26 at 2 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Kidz Bop

Coral Springs Center for the Arts

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Stars of the longstanding series put on a live show that might feature covers of songs by Pharrell Williams, One Direction, and Katy Perry

$31.50 $19

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

The French Wine Merchant

Floral Park

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 or Two Groupons, Each Good for Wine and Tapas Lunch Tasting Class at The Heart of the Gourmet (50% Off)

The Heart Of The Gourmet

Pompano Beach

Tapas-portions, boutique wine, infused olive oils and balsamics introduce palates to new flavor combinations during lunchtime class

$30 $15

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Classic Albums Live Presents: The Beatles "White Album" at The Lakeland Center on October 10 (Up to 49% Off)

Classic Albums Live Presents: The Beatles White Album

The Lakeland Center

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Rock pros recreate every note of The Fab Four’s seminal and strange double album, from “Back in the U.S.S.R.” to “Good Night”

$33.50 $17

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Miami Club Crawl for One or Two from The Aos Entertainment Group (Up to 63% 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 $40

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Matisyahu at Mizner Park Amphitheater on Saturday, November 8, at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

Matisyahu

Mizner Park Amphitheater

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Reggae-rap artist blends dancehall beats and philosophical lyrics

$47.35 $23

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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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South Shore Music Festival & Chili Cook-Off at International Showmans Club on November 8 (Up to 48% Off)

South Shore Music Festival & Chili Cook-off

International Showmans Club

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Country stars Gwen Sebastian and Jason Michael Carroll headline outdoor charity festival featuring a chili cook-off and cornhole tournament

$17.25 $9

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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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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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The Beautiful Offerings Tour Feat. Big Daddy Weave at Delray Center for the Arts on October 12 (Up to 52% Off)

The Beautiful Offerings Tour feat. Big Daddy Weave

Pavillion @ Delray Center for the Arts

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Headlined by Big Daddy Weave, four diverse Christian-pop and -rock acts take the stage for a communal evening of faith-based music

$20.90 $10

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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 & Miami Brewing Company

Miami

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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Local Craft-Beer Tasting for Two or Four at The Pint and Brew (Up to 52% Off). Five Options Available.

The Pint and Brew

Palm Harbor

Sample four craft beers from breweries such as Florida Avenue Brewing Co. and Green Bench Brewing Co.; BYO snacks with tailgate option

$28 $14

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Two Hours of Pool and Food and Drink for Two or Four at Masters Billiards (63% Off)

Masters Billiards

Margate

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

$40 $15

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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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One or Two Groupons, Each Good for $20 Worth of Pub Food and Drinks at The Crazy Horse Saloon

The Crazy Horse Saloon

Palm Beach Gardens

Wings, baby-back ribs, burgers, and baskets of shrimp are served up alongside cool draft beers and domestic buckets

$20 $10

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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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$15 for $30 Worth of American Cuisine and Drinks at The Lazy Gator Bar

The Lazy Gator Bar

Black Hammock

Sip on drinks from two full bars while watching the sun set over the lake

$30 $15

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ReptiDay at Navarre Conference Center on Saturday, October 18, at 10 a.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Reptiday

Navarre Conference 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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"Working" for Two at Annie Russell Theatre on September 26–October 4 (Up to 52% Off)

"Working"

Annie Russell Theatre

25 characters, each with a different job, explore the American Dream as they sing songs by Stephen Schwartz and James Taylor

$42 $20

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Chase Rice at House of Blues Orlando on October 16 at 8:30 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

Chase Rice

House of Blues Orlando

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After making waves in college football at UNC Chapel Hill, Chase Rice takes on country music with hits such as “How She Rolls”

$24.50 $12

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Chocolate with Wine or Beer for One or Two, or Chocolate Making with Wine for Two at Lush Bar (Up to 50% Off)

Lush Bar

Key West

Guests pair wine or beer with gourmet chocolates while learning the history behind their rich treats, or make their own chocolate bars

$55 $30

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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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“How to Be a Wine Snob” Wine-Tasting Package for Two or Four at Tarpon Springs Castle Winery (Up to 56% Off)

Tarpon Springs Castle Winery

Tarpon Springs

Sip wines during "How to Be a Wine Snob" class before choosing a full glass to enjoy; take home one bottle of wine and two keepsake glasses

$84.50 $39

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International and Craft Beers at Beer 360 (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Beer 360

Sunny Isles Beach

More than 300 specialty beers; sip on domestic selections or imports from England, Germany, Belgium, Haiti, and the Czech Republic

$30 $15

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Cabaret of Magic Show on Friday or Saturday at 7 p.m. Through October 15 (Up to 38% Off)

Cabaret of Magic

Cabaret of Magic

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Veteran magician known for the floating card-box effect dazzles with sleight of hand and mental manipulation in an intimate parlor show

$32.10 $20

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Breeders Cup at the Ranch for One or Two at Premier Sports Campus on November 1, at 12 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Derby Day at the Ranch

Premier Sports Campus

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Watch the Breeders Cup World Championships on a giant LCD screen, with music from local favorites

$150 $99

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Beer Flight for Two or Four at Culhane's Irish Pub (Up to 54% Off)

Culhane's Irish Pub

Atlantic Beach

Each fight offers four 7 oz. pours of beer selection that changes seasonally in an authentic Irish pub

$24 $12

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Authority Zero at Sports Page Live on October 23 at 8:30 p.m. (Up to 38% Off)

Authority Zero

Sports Page Live

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For the past 20 years, the band has fused ska, punk, and reggae and now is touting its latest album, The Tipping Point

$19.40 $12

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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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Shaq's All Star Comedy Jam with Gary Owen and Michael Blackson on Friday, October 3, at 8 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Shaq's All Star Comedy Jam

James L Knight Center

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Comedy from Gary Owen, Michael Blackson, and Tommy Davidson

$53.15 $37.50

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Saturday Night Laughs in New Tampa for One, Two, or Four on September 6–December 6 (Up to 46% Off)

Saturday Night Laughs in New Tampa

Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club

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Top-notch local and national comedians, including Tampa favorite Trish Keating, stoke laughter in a lush country club

$11.54 $8

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Nick Carter & Jordan Knight at Plaza Live on October 21 at 8 p.m. (Up to 37% Off)

Nick Carter & Jordan Knight

Plaza Live

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Members of New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys debut a new collaborative album on a tour full of harmonies and choreography

$55.62 $35

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$79 for a Bottle-Service Package for Four with Appetizers or Desserts at Kaos Ultra Lounge (Up to $239 Value)

Kaos Ultra Lounge

North Fort Lauderdale

Sips of vodka, rum, whiskey, or tequila pair with appetizers or desserts in a chic club

$239 $79

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Wine Tasting for Two at The Wine and Cheese Gallery (Up to 45% Off). 5 Dates Available.

The Wine and Cheese Gallery

Gainesville

Sip 30 different wines during tastings at Gainesville’s oldest wine shop

$40 $22

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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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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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$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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Movie with Medium Popcorn and Sodas for Two or Four at Alco Capital Theaters (Up to 49% Off)

Alco Capital Theaters

Boynton Beach-Delray Beach

Stadium seats face large-format screens that flash first-run blockbusters in 3-D and local flicks on 35-mm film

$35 $18

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Hookah, Wine & Appetizer, or Hookah, Appetizer, and Drinks at Breathe Restaurant and Ultra Lounge (Up to 50% 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 $10

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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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$33 for Wine Tasting at The Wine Room on Park Avenue ($53 Value)

The Wine Room on Park Avenue

Winter Park

156 wines from temperature-controlled Enomatic wine-dispensing machines; Groupon purchasers receive 20% off retail wines on return visit

$53 $33

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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 Half 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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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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Bar Food at Hogan's Beach (Up to 52% Off). Two Options Available.

Hogan's Beach

Rocky Point

Watch the big game on flat-screen TVs while filling your plate with wings, burgers, pizza, and more; bar has more than 20 beers on tap

$25 $12

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Improv Comedy Show Including Beer or Wine for Two at Sak Comedy Lab, August 23–December 27 (Up to 50% Off)

Sak Comedy Lab

Central Business District

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Comics compete for laughs, clash in competitions, and create characters, songs, and scenarios on the spot

$40 $20

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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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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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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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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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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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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 paired with cheeses, olives, and other snacks

$80 $41

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Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

The Spaghetti Warehouse

Interactive dinnertime murder mystery that stars professional actors tests diners’ sleuthing skills throughout a multicourse meal

$120 $58

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Speed-Dating Event for One or Two from Party4Ten (Up to 54% Off)

Party4Ten

Orlando

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

$25 $12

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

Stage 7 Kareoke

Gainesville

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

$28 $10

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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

Redeem from Home

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

$150 $19

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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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$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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One or Three Private or Small Group Billiards Lessons at Play Great Pool (Up to 63% 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 $99

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One or Two Tickets to Any Speed-Dating Event from Tampa Singles Events (Up to 57% Off)

Tampa Singles Events

On Location

Like-minded singles in their 20s through 40s mingle for five minutes each at venues across Tampa

$35 $17

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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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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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Seafood and Mexican-American Food for Lunch or Dinner at Señor Frog's (Up to 50% 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 $15

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

Chiefland Billiards

Chiefland

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

$21 $11

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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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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
US

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 W 76th St
Hialeah,
FL
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