$10 for one First Friday VIP Festivity on September 7 or October 5 from Pledge 5 Foundation (Half Off)

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In a Nutshell

VIP wristband grants access to downtown restaurants complete with food, drink, and games during four-hour nonprofit event

The Fine Print

Expiration varies. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Music and drinks have long been enjoyed together, from turn-of-the-century gentlemen sipping scotch around the Victrola to modern gentlemen sipping scotch around the Victrola in a 3-D holographic recreation chamber. Some things never change with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $10 for one First Friday VIP wristband for Blues, Brews, Booze & BBQ on Friday, September 7 (a $20 value)
  • $10 for one First Friday VIP wristband for Swamptoberfest on Friday, October 5 (a $20 value)

On Friday, September 7, participants enjoy live performances and barbecue, while Friday, October 5 invites partiers to join in German-themed festivities. A VIP wristband entitles guests to complimentary food, drinks, an optional carriage ride, and valet service at 25 participating locations. Highlights include a free wine tasting at Half Cork'd and live music at Smokehouse Downtown.

Pledge 5 Foundation

As a nonprofit organization that organizes philanthropic events for other nonprofit organizations, the Pledge 5 Foundation conducts food, clothing, and public-service pledge drives for its numerous charity partners. In conjunction with each of these charity drives, they host community-centered promotional events—pub crawls, pet adoptions, and tailgating parties—that aim to inspire people to give back to their community. Pledge 5's staff, interns, student association, and service chamber all work to create positive change throughout the Gainesville community by stimulating local commerce and planting popsicle gardens.

Pledge 5 Foundation and Thrift 5

As a nonprofit organization, the Pledge 5 Foundation conducts food, clothing, and public-service pledge drives for its numerous charity partners. In conjunction with each of these charity drives, it hosts community-centered promotional events—pub crawls, pet adoptions, and tailgating parties—that aim to inspire people to give back to their community. Pledge 5's staff, interns, student association, and service chamber all work to create positive change throughout the Gainesville community by stimulating local commerce and planting popsicle gardens. Pledge 5 is dedicated to increasing the number of volunteers in the community and encouraging the community's public service participation.

The Pledge 5 Foundation, in addition to working with charitable partners to inspire others to give back to their communities, also hosts a bargain shop known as Thrift 5, providing gently used and brand new goods to the denizens of Gainesville. The store stocks everything from brand name clothing to home decor and many other products. Patrons may also make tax-deductible donations to the store and volunteer at the shop. Thrift 5 also features local artist showcases.

Customer Reviews

I think it is a wonderful idea and we had blast!!! It was a great experience and I would highly recommend this as a ladies night or for vistors from out of town!
Yvette M. · September 9, 2012
This was a lot of fun I will for sure be doing it again!!
Shannon N. · September 9, 2012
My boyfriend and I always enjoy the events this organization puts on! :)
Erin G. · March 1, 2013

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