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Global Peace Film Festival on September 17–21 (Up to 51% Off)

Global Peace Film Festival

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

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12th-annual festival spotlights films that inspire global change with several days of world premieres, panels, and guests

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

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

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

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

Sesame Street Live: "Make A New Friend" at CFE Arena on October 7–8 (Up to 44% Off)

Sesame Street Live: "Make A New Friend"

CFE Arena

$29.85 $18

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

"Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs" at Orlando Repertory Theatre on Saturday, October 11 (Up to 37% Off)

"Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs"

Orlando Repertory's Edyth Bush Theatre

$30 $20

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Classic Grimm fairy tale comes to life in an elegant ballet with music by Strauss and Pavlovsky

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

Nick Carter & Jordan Knight

Plaza Live

$55.62 $35

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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

The Truth Behind His Success: "The Wolf of Wall Street" Jordan Belfort on September 16 at 6 p.m. (Up to 55% Off)

The Truth Behind His Success: "The Wolf of Wall Street" Jordan Belfort

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

$199 $89

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The entrepreneur whose life story inspired The Wolf of Wall Street shares secrets on sales, money management, and building a business

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

Pirate's Town

Southwest Orange

$31 $29

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

Keith Sweat with Jagged Edge, Dru Hill & Sisqo at CFE Arena on Saturday, November 15, at 8 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

Keith Sweat

CFE Arena

$47.65 $33

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New Jack Swing innovator performs sultry hits such as "Twisted," "I Want Her," and the dance-friendly "Make You Sweat"

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

$40 $20

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

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

Party4Ten

Orlando

$25 $12

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

$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

$28 $15

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

$15 for $40 Worth of Cocktails, Beer, 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

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

$28 $14

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

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

Señor Frog's

Southwest Orange

$30 $15

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

Hawthorne Heights & Red Jumpsuit Apparatus at House of Blues Orlando on September 23 at 7 p.m. (Up to 47% Off)

Hawthorne Heights & Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

House of Blues Orlando

$19 $10

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Post-hardcore rockers behind "Saying Sorry" celebrate their breakthrough's 10th anniversary with emo stars Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

Ballyhoo! at Sports Page Live on Friday, September 26, at 9 p.m. (Up to 47% Off)

Ballyhoo!

Sports Page Live

$19 $10

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Pop-punkers blend reggae and alt-rock into hits such as "Walk Away" from Pineapple Grenade

80's in the Park Festival at Wickham Pavilion on September 26–28 (Up to 50% Off)

80's in the Park

Wickham Pavilion

$78 $39

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Nostalgic festival featuring 21 of the 80s' most beloved musicians, including Bow Wow Wow and Faster Pussycat, plus a Nintendo competition

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

The Sable Nargile

Melbourne

$11 $6

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

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

$36.99 $18

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

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

$17.25 $9

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

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When French native Joel Martin was young, his family moved to Africa. While there, Joel learned to stalk many jungle creatures including crocodiles with the help of his Malgache friends. Years later, in 1995, Martin packed up his own family and moved them to Florida, where the heat and humidity reminded him of his beloved childhood in Africa. Today he owns and operates Black Hammock Adventures, located near some of Orlando's busiest attractions, and charters picturesque airboat rides on the gator-infested waters of Lake Jesup. His boat, equipped with Goliath's desk fan, skims earplugged riders past alligators and other lake fauna at speeds of up to 45 miles per hour. During rides, experienced guides pilot the vessel safely through narrow creeks and shallow wetlands, and help tourists to spot sunning reptiles. After zooming by a congregation of gators, guests can stop by Black Hammock's free wildlife exhibit, enjoy a lively libation at the Lazy Gator Bar with live music every weekend, sit down at the full service restaurant featuring Executive Chef Barth that is known for its fried gator tail, or hand over their cameras as they pose for pictures with a live baby alligator or barter for an autograph with hunks of raw meat.

2356 Black Hammock Fish Camp Rd.
Oviedo,
FL
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Hugo Joe’s seasoned culinarians answer the persistent calls of hungry bellies with a menu brimming with flame-licked specialties from the U.S. and around the globe seven days a week. Discuss the many traits of the multifarious cucumber over a pile of tangy fried pickles with sour cream ($4.99) before making your way to a hearty oven-baked chicken parmigiana sub ($7.49) or a texas burger, a veggie-and-swiss-topped slab of succulence nestled between slices of texas toast ($8.99). For a taste of Italy that doesn’t require an ample licking of a world atlas, order one of the shrimp and pasta dishes ($15.99) or opt for the baked ziti covered in three cheeses and house sauce ($10.49). The wings ($6.49/half-dozen), coated with a choice of sauce, target mouths in the mood for bison airfoils. Stamp a palette’s passport with the mark of Switzerland sans ink with a wienerschnitzel ($14.49), or conquer a bucket of Hugo Joe’s signature oysters ($24.99).

1802 West Broadway Street
Oviedo,
FL
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The view of Florida wildlife from the lakeview terrace at The Lazy Gator Bar needs no food or drinks to make it worthwhile. Over buckets of beers and colorful mixed drinks resting on tables, the setting sun casts an orange-pink glow that adds a charming touch to the airboats coming in from a tour. This glow even makes the 8- and 9-foot-long alligators?who soak in a pool at the live gator and bird exhibit adjoining Black Hammock Gift Shop?look friendly. Waiters bring out bar snacks from the restaurant, while guests to linger over drinks as bands play live music on weekends.

2356 Black Hammock Fish Camp Rd.
Oviedo,
FL
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Though the days of secretive drinking during Prohibition are long gone, secrets still abound during Speak Easy Sundays at The Hourglass Brewery. By whispering each Sunday?s password to the bartender, patrons gain access to discounted craft beers until 11 p.m. and get their name added to J. Edgar Hoover?s enemy list. Other drink specials are available throughout the week, when libations from top craft breweries like Dogfish Head and Lost Coast flow from taps and bottles. Of course, Hourglass also supplies brews made in-house, from traditionally hoppy IPAs to ales flavored with butternut squash and cinnamon. Food trucks complement the pours every Friday; in upcoming months, Hourglass? taproom will even share space with Pape Bee?s and Wako Taco.

480 S Ronald Reagan Blvd
Longwood,
FL
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With its exposed bricks, arched doorways, and dim lighting, The Wine Room on Park Avenue evokes a medieval monastery. That may be why the sleek, Italian-made Enomatic wine dispenser, which controls bottle temperature and prevents oxidation, looks so much like a Star Trek?era gadget within the pleasantly rustic walls. With the push of a button, the metallic nozzles pour out precise 1-ounce sample-size, half-glass, or full-glass portions. To ensure spouts remain untainted from customer to customer, it cleans itself after every pour.

The Enomatic is one reason The Wine Room earned the title of Orlando's best wine bar from Orlando Magazine. The recently remodeled space now boasts additional seating, a new menu, and a new lineup of machines. Though the technology is impressive, the shop backs up their gadgetry with a staff of actual human wine connoisseurs. These friendly staffers help customers navigate the selection of 156 wines, and offer wine classes throughout the year. They can also recommend bottles to pair with The Wine Room's selection of cheeses, flatbreads, and yachts in need of christening.

270 S Park Ave.
Winter Park,
FL
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Amid the melodies of nightly karaoke, Devaney's marries hearty pub fare with daily drink specials. Signature cocktails and beer—from breweries including Bell's, Lagunitas, Victory, and Stone—wash back burgers, sandwiches, and wings. A surfeit of sports décor represents various teams battling on the flat-screen TVs, which beam down on tabletops and bar seating filled with patrons cheering as their favorite mascot executes a perfect high-five. The bar further engages crowds with Wednesday-night bingo, Thursday-night trivia, and weekly live bands, who are only sometimes possessed by ventriloquist dummies.

7660 University Blvd
Winter Park,
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