Nightlife in Lakeland Highlands

Up to 51% Off at The Brass Tap

The Brass Tap

Dade City

$36.99 $18

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

45% Off Burgers and Pub Food at Beef 'O' Brady's

Beef 'O' Brady's

Brandon

$14 $8

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Wings in one of 12 sauces, burritos, and Angus burgers, served with beer and signature cocktails

Side Splitters Comedy Club – Up to 66% Off

Side Splitters Comedy Club

Carrollwood

$62 $23

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Comedians with credits from Family Guy, Chelsea Lately, and Louie

Tampa Improv – Up to 80% Off Standup

Tampa Improv

Tampa Improv

$50 $15

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

Up to 52% Off Bar Food at Hogan's Beach

Hogan's Beach

Rocky Point

$25 $12

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

Up to 53% Off Pizza and Beer at The Green Parrot Bar & Grill

The Green Parrot Bar & Grill

Carrollwood

$14.96 $7

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Pair pints of draft beer with one-topping pizzas and wings slathered in spicy buffalo sauce

Up to 87% Off In-Home Wine Tasting

PRP Wine International

University Square

$150 $19

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

78% Off In-Home Wine Tasting

Wines for Humanity

Redeem from Home

$250 $55

Advisers share tips on tasting, serving, and pairing, bringing six bottles of wine and buckets of expertise; bottle sales benefit charity

Up to 57% Off Speed-Dating Events

Tampa Singles Events

On Location

$35 $17

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

Up to 53% Off Wine Tasting in Land O Lakes

Florida Estates Winery

Land O' Lakes

$30.95 $15

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

Hip Hop Legends Summer Jam 2014 – Up to 40% Off

Hip Hop Legends Summer Jam 2014

Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park

$46.45 $30

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DMX headlines a concert of legends that also features "Just a Friend" singer Biz Markie and "the God MC" Rakim

Up to 55% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Theater

"Once Upon a Crime..." or "Blood Stains the Red Carpet"

Champions World Resort

$65 $29

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Audiences uncover who murdered an attendee at a storybook coronation or a red-carpet awards show during immersive detective experiences

Medieval Times – Up to 45% Off Knight Tournament

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Kissimmee

$43.54 $29

In a two-hour show, knights on horseback vie for the royal court’s favor by jousting and sword-fighting; dinner with chicken and spare rib

Keyshia Cole – Up to 49% Off

Keyshia Cole

House of Blues Orlando

$43.50 $22

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R&B songstress unleashes new singles "She" and "Rick James" in celebration of her upcoming album, Point of No Return

Memphis Music Fest – Up to 39% Off

Memphis Music Fest

The Mahaffey

$49 $30

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Blues, soul, and Stax legends Booker T. Jones, The Bar-Kays, and William Bell deliver classics such as "Green Onions" and "Soul Finger"

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

Durty's Bar and Grille

St. Petersburg

$20 $11

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

Summerland Tour 2014 – Up to 50% Off Everclear, Soul Asylum, and Eve 6

Summerland Tour 2014

St. Petersburg

$35.74 $18

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Tour highlights chart-topping groups from 90’s alternative scene, including Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog

50% Off Pool / Billiards

City Billiards

West and East Lealman

$10 $5

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

Up to 52% Off a Craft Beer Tasting at The Pint and Brew

The Pint and Brew

Palm Harbor

$28 $14

Sample four craft beers from a rotating selection from Florida Avenue Brewing Co., Green Bench Brewing Co., and other Tampa Bay breweries

Up to 58% Off Standup Comedy

Snappers Grill & Comedy Club

Palm Harbor

$36 $15

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

Up to 53% Off Wine and Sangria Tastings

Tarpon Springs Castle Winery

Tarpon Springs

$101.50 $49

Each visitor sips several wines and a full glass of sangria; pairs take home a bottle of wine, a sangria-making kit, and two crystal glasses

43% Off Sports Bar Cuisine at Mugs 'N Jugs

Mugs 'N Jugs

Largo

$30 $17

Pulled pork sandwiches, juicy burgers on brioche buns, crispy battered wings, turkey-club spinach wraps, and a gourmet chicken salad

Up to 54% Off Wine Tastings at Aspirations Winery

Aspirations Winery

Clearwater

$70 $35

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

Replay America – Up to 52% Off '80s Concert

Replay America

Ruth Eckerd Hall

$72.75 $35

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The Go-Go's, Patty Smyth and Scandal, Martha Davis and The Motels, and Naked Eyes with Pete Byrne stir up '80s nostalgia

Up to 52% Off Belly-Dancing Benefit Show

2014 Bellydance Masters: Bellies For Babies Gala Show

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Orlando at SeaWorld

$25 $15

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Dancers from around the globe perform dazzling belly-dancing routines during the annual fundraiser for FormulaOneLife

Sak Comedy Lab – Up to 50% Off Improv

Sak Comedy Lab

Central Business District

$40 $20

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

Blue Man Group – Up to 39% Off

Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group Theatre at Universal CityWalk

$88.50 $54

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Acclaimed trio of painted humanoids specialize in performances with unconventional percussion and colorful visuals

Vines Grille & Wine Bar – Up to 41% Off

Vines Grille & Wine Bar

Doctor Phillips

$99 $59

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Snack on fruit, cheese, and bread selected to pair with a bottle of wine at a Restaurant Row spot praised for its wine program and live jazz

The Orlando Improv – Up to 75% Off Standup Comedy

The Orlando Improv

Southwest Orange

$40 $15

Nationally renowned comedy club hosts up-and-coming and established comedians seen on late-night television and comedy specials

Up to 51% Off Pool and Drinks

Trick Shots

Multiple Locations

$36.99 $18

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

Up to 54% Off Speed-Dating Event from Party4Ten

Party4Ten

Orlando

$25 $12

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

46% Off Beer and Pool at Backstage Billiards

Backstage Billiards I-Drive

Orlando

$28 $15

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

63% Off Craft Drinks and Wine at NV Art Bar

NV Art Bar

Central Business District

$40 $15

Visitors sip blueberry ales, oatmeal-infused stouts, and crisp wines with hints of grapefruit and guava in a lounge and art gallery

The Orlando Comedy Show – Up to 56% Off Standup

The Orlando Comedy Show

The Mezz

$20 $11

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Nationally touring comics including Ali Flores and Ranney take the stage to lob laughs

Up to 56% Off Three Musketeers Dinner Show

Pirate's Town

Orlando

$65.95 $29

D’Artagnan and the Three Musketeers launch a daring rescue of a royal maiden as guest dine on a three-course dinner

Breeders Cup at the Ranch – Up to 50% Off

Derby Day at the Ranch

Premier Sports Campus

$150 $99

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

ReptiDay – Up to 50% Off

ReptiDay

Sarasota County Fairgrounds Potter Building

$30 $15

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

38% Off Wine-Tasting at The Wine Room on Park Avenue

The Wine Room on Park Avenue

Winter Park

$53 $33

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

Select Local Merchants

Bedrock Cafe serves up a menu of mammoth-sized bar eats and cold beer in a lively sports bar environs. Guests can start game night off right with smothered fries ($7.49), heaped with cheddar cheese, smoked bacon, and creamy ranch dressing. Wings ($6.95 for 10) come in a myriad of flavors, such as mild, medium, hot, blackened, cajun garlic crystal, BBQ, pterodactyl, and more. Dig into archaeological good taste with the Bedrock Philly hot sandwich ($7.95), or nosh on a classic 8 oz. flame broiled burger ($5.95) with cole slaw, pickle, and French fries. The catfish fingers seafood platter ($6.95) lets one embrace whiskery underwater creatures without the risks of tickling your cheeks. Although catching a grueling baseball defeat over a meal might deplete morale, troops can rally with a karaoke round of “Don’t Stop Believing” on Wednesday nights, while geometry hotshots can prove their mathematical prowess on the pool table.

3201 US Highway 98 S
Lakeland,
FL
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The independent Evolution stimulates the Lakeland scene by selling an eclectic selection of both mainstream and underground music while providing an intimate venue for local and touring musicians to present their craft. Evolution's stock consists of T-shirts ($10+), CDs and vinyl records ($1+), and posters for music fans to coat their empty walls with artist admiration. Peruse Evolution's thousands of vinyls, from timeless classics, including The Beatles and AC/DC, to exciting new artists (though Bob Dole's ambient-metal album is currently sold out). Evolution hosts shows nearly every weekend, featuring artists advancing the cause of rock, hip-hop, folk, and more.

119 S Kentucky Ave
Lakeland,
FL
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It's not exactly 100 bottles of beer on the wall—in fact, it's more than three times that. Sourced from locations scattered across the globe, The Brass Tap boasts more than 40 brews on tap and hundreds upon hundreds of bottled craft beers. The selection ranges from Chimay Cinq Cents Tripel, a Belgian White imported straight from Baileux, to local brews like Cigar City's citrusy Jai Alai IPA. The drinks pair nicely with the down-home decor and toe-tapping lineup of musical acts, as well as the menu of premium cigars, sourced from places like Nicaragua, the Dominican, and Milton Berle's old sport coats.

37916 Pasco Ave
Dade City,
FL
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In order to enter Brew Hounds Sports Lounge, one has to pass between murals of a football field and basketball court. Inside, flat-screen televisions glow with the day's games, blending with the neon of beer signs. Visitors looking to create some competition of their own will find it at the row of electronic dart boards, upon the pool table, or staring into the Yuengling mirror, waiting for the stranger on the other side to blink.

318 Havendale Blvd
Auburndale,
FL
US

The menu at Tanner’s Pub celebrates bar food from all over the world with a mix of traditional American comfort food and English pub grub. Classic dishes with upscale twists include bacon-wrapped filet mignon and crab penne with asparagus and white-wine sauce.

325 W Central Ave
Winter Haven,
FL
US

With free wine tastings all day Monday through Saturday and beer tastings on Tuesday nights and Saturday afternoons, Tapping The Vine lubricates taste buds with its extensive collection of lesser-known libations and globally imported specialty wines and craft beers. Browse aisles brimming with fermentation favors and malted liquid gold while the friendly staff offers helpful suggestions to determine if customers' palates might prefer the tarty taste of a Wallace Brooks pinot gris ($16) or the bittersweet chocolatey Charles Smith Velvet Devil merlot ($16), among other white, red, and dessert wines. Barley buffs can analyze the feel of various brews, such as the flavorful Rogue Hazelnut Brown Nectar ($6.99) and organic Scarecrow golden pale ale ($4.69). Like the mouths of famous rappers, Tapping The Vine wouldn't be complete without an assortment of accessories, including professional-grade bottle openers ($9) and champagne stoppers ($5).

7110 Cypress Gardens Blvd
Winter Haven,
FL
US