Nightlife in Bristol


Beer Tasting and Optional Tour for Two or Four at Thimble Island Brewing Company (Up to 52% Off)

Thimble Island Brewing Company

Thimble Island Brewing Company

Guests learn about the brewing process during weekend beer tours, which also include a tasting and take-home growlers

$26 $14

Brewery Tour with Souvenir Glasses for 2, 4, or 10 at Shebeen Brewing (Up to 49% Off)

Shebeen Brewing

Wolcott

Tour a brewery started by two avid home brewers, which features creative beers such as the bacon Kona stout with oatmeal, coffee, and bacon

$40 $21

"If/Then"

The Bushnell

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

$30 $21.25

Racal Flatts: Rhythm & Roots Tour with Kelsea Ballerini & Chris Lane on Saturday, August 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Rascal Flatts: Rhythm & Roots Tour with Kelsea Ballerini & Chris Lane

XFINITY Theatre

Multi-award-winning country trio intersperse hits “What Hurts the Most” and “These Days” with songs from their latest album “Rewind”

$43 $30

1920's Themed Moonshine Distillery Tasting for Two or Four at Onyx Spirits Company (44% Off)

Onyx Spirits Company

Onyx Spirits Company

Distillers pay homage to their bootlegging ancestors with a 1920’s themed tasting of their craft moonshine

$40.80 $23

Flavored-Liqueur Production Tour and Tasting Room Experience for Two or Four at Hartford Flavor (Up to 45% Off)

Hartford Flavor Company

Parkville

Guests sample a selection of unique botanically infused liqueurs blended with all-natural ingredients

$20 $12

Two Hours of Billiards for Two or Four with Drinks at Yale Billiards (Up to 43% Off)

Yale Billiards

Wallingford Center

For more than two decades, billiard hall has given pool sharks of all levels a place to sharpen their skills on professional tables

$40 $23

Blues Traveler & The Wallflowers with G. Love and Special Sauce on Saturday, August 27, at 7:30 p.m.

Blues Traveler & The Wallflowers

Toyota Oakdale Theatre

Harmonica virtuoso John Popper and crew deliver hooks that bring you back; The Wallflowers drive it home with hits such as “One Headlight”

$61.50 $30

Up to 43% Off Beer Flights at Powder Hollow Brewery

Powder Hollow Brewery

Hazardville

From the merchant: Enjoy 4 Samples from our menu of 10-13 craft beers. Ale’s, Porters, Stouts, IPA’s and Seasonal choices

$22 $13

Pre-sale: Sebastian Maniscalco, Brian Regan, John Mulaney, and More on September 5 at 5:15 p.m.

Brian Regan, Sebastian Maniscalco, John Mulaney & More

XFINITY Theatre

Sebastian Maniscalco joins Brian Regan and fellow comedians John Mulaney, Jeff Ross, Tom Segura, Iliza Schlesinger, and more

$39.25 $20

Tap-Room Visit with Unlimited Tastings for Two, Four, or Six at Olde Burnside Brewing (Up to 50% Off)

Olde Burnside Brewing

East Hartford

Inside the rustic tap room guests can sample the brewery’s selection of bold Scottish-style ales, crafted from local water and imported hops

$35 $18

Movie and Popcorn for 2 or 4 Adults or 2 Adults and 2 Kids at Apple Cinemas Barkhamsted (Up to 48% Off)

Apple Cinemas Barkhamsted

Barkhamsted

First-run blockbusters in an independently owned theater accompanied by buttery popcorn

$54 $30

Cottrell Experience with Growler and Pint Glasses for One or Two at Cottrell Brewing Co. (Up to 32% Off)

Cottrell Brewing Co.

Pawcatuck

Enjoy flavorful locally-crafted beers made from fresh, natural ingredients

$44 $30

Cedric “The Entertainer,” George Lopez, D.L. Hughley & More on Saturday, August 27, at 8 p.m.

The Comedy Get Down

XL Center

All-star comedy lineup includes Cedric ‘The Entertainer’, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, and Charlie Murphy

$80.75 $65.75

Comedy Show for Two (Through November 30)

Nick's Comedy Stop

Nick's Comedy Stop

National headliners seen on Comedy Central and late night TV bring laughs to a standup venue that once hosted young Seinfeld and Leno

$44.50 $22

Beau Bolero: Steely Dan Tribute for Two on Saturday, July 30, at 7:30 p.m.

Beau Bolero: Steely Dan Tribute

Ives Concert Park at Western Connecticut State University

Formed in 1980, this long-running Steely Dan tribute band performs spot-on renditions of hits such as “Peg” and “Reelin’ in the Years”

$44.18 $20

SoulFest 2016 with Switchfoot, Skillet, Michael W. Smith, Natalie Grant, P.O.D., and More on August 4–6 at 9 a.m.

SoulFest 2016

Gunstock Mountain Resort

A massive lineup of Christian music’s biggest stars, including Switchfoot, Skillet, and Michael W. Smith, fills this three-day festival

$66.66 $45

The Best of Improv Asylum or The Show Against Humanity at Laugh Boston (July 8–August 27)

The Best of Improv Asylum or The Show Against Humanity

Laugh Boston

Two shows from Improv Asylum showcase both the two-decade comedy powerhouse and a raunchy show based on Cards Against Humanity

$29.50 $17

Standup Show for Two with Drinks at Comedy Connection (Through November 30)

Comedy Connection

Comedy Connection

Award-winning comedy club hosts local and nationally touring talents

$44 $22

"Fifty Shades of Men, Cuffs 'N Collars The Show" on Friday, September 23, at 8 p.m. Doors Open at 7 p.m.

"Fifty Shades of Men, Cuffs 'N Collars The Show"

Mill City Ballroom

Chippendales tour alumni steam and shake their way through a high-energy show

$24 $14

Bring It! Live on August 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Bring It! LIVE

College Street Music Hall

Miss D and her Dancing Dolls of Lifetime’s Bring It! show off the high-kicks and hair-flips that made them Grand Champions (and TV stars)

$38.64 $27

The American Music Festival for Lake George feat. Blue Oyster Cult on September 24 and 25

The American Music Festival for Lake George: Blue Oyster Cult, Johnny A., Ryan Montbleau Band & more

Charles R. Wood Park

Blue Oyster Cult and Ryan Montbleau Band headline a weekend full of music, craft beer, food trucks, and skating

$25 $15

Pre-Sale: R. Kelly: The Buffet Tour on Friday, October 7, at 8 p.m.

R. Kelly: The Buffet Tour 2016

Webster Bank Arena

R&B superstar serenades crowds with songs from 2015’s The Buffet, as well as classics such as “I Believe I Can Fly”

$80.90 $65

Movie, Popcorn, and Drinks for Two, Four, or Six at Parkade Cinemas (Up to 47% Off)

Parkade Cinemas

Manchester

Second-run movies such as The Imitation Game in a community movie theater; popcorn and drinks included

$32 $19

Decades Collide: 80s vs. 90s featuring DJ Biz Markie on Saturday, August 6, at 7 p.m.

Decades Collide - 80's vs. 90's feat. Biz Markie

The Dome at Toyota Oakdale

“Clown Prince of Hip-Hop” behind “Just a Friend” flashes back to the classics with a DJ set of ’80s jams followed by a ’90s extravaganza

$19 $15

Two Hard Cider Tastings, Glasses, and Tour of Cidery for Two or Four at Bad Seed Cider Co (Up to 50% Off)

Bad Seed Cider Co

Bad Seed Cider Co

Tours let visitors explore the Bad Seed Cider Co’s cellars and bottling line followed by a tasting of the small batch hard ciders on tap

$20 $12

Celtic Thunder: Legacy Tour 2016 on August 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Celtic Thunder: Legacy Tour

Toyota Oakdale Theatre

Six dashing singers from the Emerald Isle deliver a set of their most popular traditional ballads and adaptations of American pop classics

$70 $30

$30 or $50 of Horserace Betting Credit at TwinSpires (50% Off)

TwinSpires

Online Deal

A website and mobile app allows horseracing fans to make wagers on a range of horse races around the globe, including the Kentucky Derby

$30 $15

The New York Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes (July 6–August 7)

The New York Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes

Radio City Music Hall

Get access for the whole family to the Rockettes’ high-kicking celebration of NYC with 3D effects, puppetry, and incredible dancing

$86.05 $59

$15 for $30 of Wagering Credit to Bet the Belmont at DerbyJackpot

DerbyJackpot

Online Deal

Bet on 100+ live horse races happening daily around the world; players pick a horse, place a bet, watch the race live, and can win real cash

$30 $15

Select Local Merchants

  • Marilyn's Pub
    If fine food and refreshing beverages are on your to-do list, check out Marilyn's Pub in Bristol. Pick your poison and toast your evening — drinks are also served here. No need to splurge on a babysitter — tots will be right at home chowing down at this restaurant. Enjoy discounted food and drinks at Marilyn's Pub's happy hour. Marilyn's Pub provides seasonal outdoor seating — be sure to grab a chair before it's too late. Bring your laptop here and tap into the complimentary wifi. Weekends can get packed, so take advantage of the restaurant's reservations. No need to dress up for a trip to Marilyn's Pub — the casual restaurant encourages laid-back attire. Meeting the gang for a movie? Pick up some food from this restaurant. Convenient street parking is easy to find outside Marilyn's Pub. Marilyn's Pub is a prime location for cyclists to park their bikes and enjoy a bite to eat. Dining at Marilyn's Pub will set you back about $30 per person on average.
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    388 Broad Street
    Bristol, CT US
  • Wicked Stick Tavern
    The floor-to-ceiling windows at Wicked Stick Tavern allow in plenty of natural light while displaying expansive views of Pine Valley Golf Course. As diners watch golfers send balls across the green from within pure white and forest green rooms, they can slice into center-cut pork chops stuffed with apples and sausages or twirl fresh strands of linguini around their forks, content with the knowledge that everything on the menu is made in-house from scratch. The restaurant also remains open during the off-season, entertaining guests with a row of flat-screen televisions and live music on some nights.
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    300 Welch Rd.
    Southington, CT US
  • City Sports Grille
    City Sports Grille is too inviting for just one bar. That's why there are two. Beneath the blue glow of more than 25 high-definition TVs, the Bristol location bustles with the friendly din of diners and drinkers. Meanwhile, the golden interior of the Vernon location bathes each patron in welcoming warmth augmented by the sounds of the day’s sports highlights. Both pubs feature a similar menu of pub-friendly grub, including chargrilled pizzas and flatbreads, half-pound burgers, and wraps that lovingly embrace hunger before utterly defeating it. Each location hosts special events on most nights, including karaoke on Thursdays and free pool on Wednesdays in Bristol and Wednesday trivia and live music on Saturdays in Vernon.
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    177 Farmington Ave.
    Bristol, CT US
  • Augie's Cafe
    Augie's Cafe cafe is a hidden gem that locals favor. Don't be alone on gameday, come have a great drink and great fun. Dance the night away while Augie's Cafe's DJ spins the latest tunes. Augie's Cafe is located in a prime location surrounded by various parking options. Augie's Cafe's diners can store their bikes safely at the rack around the corner. Take a break from the kitchen without breaking the bank! Augie's Cafe will fill you up with top-notch fare that s modestly priced. By visiting Augie's Cafe, you'll have a great place with amazing food to bring your friends for lunch!
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    283 Park Street
    Bristol, CT US
  • Legends Sports Bar
    For bar nibbles and pub food par excellence, Legends Sports Bar is a top pick. At Legends Sports Bar, your large or small group can be seated quickly and comfortably. Pull your partner onto the dance floor — the restaurant provides more than enough room to twist the night away. Fancy-schmancy attire is not required; in fact, guests are told to keep things casual. At Legends Sports Bar, you can find nearby options for both street and lot parking. So when you're in the mood for some tasty pub food, make your way over to Legends Sports Bar.
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    192 Pine St
    Bristol, CT US
  • Dance Arts Centre
    For top-notch performances of historical and contemporary plays, there's no better place in Bristol than Dance Arts Centre. Whether you prefer street or lot parking, Dance Arts Centre is located near both options.
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    12 Linwood St
    Bristol, CT US

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