Nightlife in Lakeland Highlands

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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2014 Bourbon and Brew Festival at The Heights Waterfront on Saturday, December 6, at 2 p.m. (Up to 46% Off)

2014 Bourbon and Brew Festival

The Heights Waterfront

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Listen to rising country talents Craig Campbell and Dean Alexander at an all-day fest with vendors selling bourbon drinks and barbecue

$28 $15

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Standup Show with Drinks for Two or Four at Side Splitters Comedy Club Through December 1 (Up to 66% Off)

Side Splitters Comedy Club

Side Splitters Comedy Club

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Comedians with credits from National Lampoon’s Comedy Night School, Comedy Central, and Conan

$62 $23

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Nickelback at MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre on Friday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 41% Off)

Nickelback

MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds

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Chart-topping rockers behind “How You Remind Me” deliver slick yet heavy hits in support of their latest album, No Fixed Address

$34 $20

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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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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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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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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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$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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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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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Kissimmee for Child or Adult Through January 31 (Up to 45% Off)

Medieval Times

Kissimmee

Ironclad knights joust atop horses and battle with swords; VIP package with DVD and banner

$43.54 $29

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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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$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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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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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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One, Three, or Six Months of Movie Tickets for One or Four at Cinema 6 (Up to 72% Off)

Cinema 6

Embassy Hills

Watch an unlimited number of second-run films on first-rate movie screens

$40 $19.99

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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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“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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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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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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Brian Posehn at Backbooth on December 11 at 10 p.m. (Up to 41% Off)

Brian Posehn

Backbooth

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Comedian and metal-fan Brian Posehn displays the nerd-comic chops seen on Mr. Show and his latest special, The Fartist

$23.05 $13.50

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"Yo Gabba Gabba Live! Music Is Awesome!" on December 6 at 2 p.m. or 5 p.m. (Up to 22% Off)

Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!

Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre

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Colorful and hip kids’ show celebrates the awesomeness of music with happy toy monsters and human friends DJ Lance Rock and Biz Markie

$40.32 $31.31

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Jerrod Niemann at House of Blues Orlando on Saturday, December 6, at 8 p.m. (Up to 49% Off)

Jerrod Niemann

House of Blues Orlando

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Modern-country troubadour with roots in Kansas summons George Strait as he belts out “Drink to That All Night” and other hits

$37 $19

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Classic Albums Live Feat. The Eagles' "Hotel California" at Hard Rock Live Orlando, December 27 (Up to 59% Off)

Classic Albums Live feat. The Eagles' "Hotel California"

Hard Rock Live Orlando

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Rock pros recreate every note of The Eagles’ seminal album, all the way from the hedonistic title track to the reflective “The Last Resort”

$24.40 $10

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"The Nutcracker" at Orange County Convention Center's Linda Chapin Theater on December 13 or 14 (Up to 50% Off)

"The Nutcracker"

Orange County Convention Center

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Acrobatics and pyrotechnics enhance this circus-style interpretation of the Christmas classic, which as been praised by CNN and USA Today

$24 $12

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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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$44 for a Minus5 Ice Bar Experience plus Cocktails for Two at Minus5 – Pointe Orlando ($74 Value)

Minus5 Ice Bar

Southwest Orange

Sip chilled cocktails inside a unique bar carved entirely from blocks of ice

$74 $44

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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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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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$16 for $25 Worth of Pub Lunch for Two at Tap Room Grille

Tap Room Grille

Tap Room Grille

Upscale pub cuisine made fresh, featuring 1/2-pound burgers marinated in Guinness, fish tacos, jalapeno poppers, and beer fried mozzarella

$25 $16

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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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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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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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$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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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,
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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,
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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 Avenue
Dade City,
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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 Boulevard
Auburndale,
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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 West Central Avenue
Winter Haven,
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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 Boulevard
Winter Haven,
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