Nightlife in Mankato

Craft Beer Tastings for Two or Four at Eastlake Craft Brewery (Up to 48% Off). Four Options Available.

Eastlake Craft Brewery

Midtown Global Market

Twosomes or foursomes sample beers inside an intimate tap room, then select their favorites for a full pour

$29 $15

Comedy Performance with Drinks for Two at HUGE Improv Theater Through October 31

Huge Improv Theater

Huge Improv Theater

Veteran comedians weave together off-the-cuff scenes to form unique stories in nightly long-form improv performances

$36 $19

Alan Jackson on Saturday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Alan Jackson

Target Center

Classic country singer gets crowds boot-scooting with hits from his extensive catalog, including “Gone Country”; special guest Lauren Alaina

$59.50 $35

$35 for a Tasting Package for Two with Two 750ml Growlers and Pint Glasses at 56 Brewing ($57.12 Value)

56 Brewing

56 Brewing

Northeast Minneapolis craft brewery uses a “Garden to Growler” philosophy with beers named after elements of the city’s culture

$57.12 $35

Movie Theater Ticket Subscription Plans from MoviePass (Up to 37% Off). Four Options Available.


Online Deal

Smartphone app lets users reserve movie theater tickets at major theaters nationwide, saving them time and money

$17.99 $12.99

"Bye Bye Liver" (September 17-December 3)

Bye Bye Liver

The Cabaret at Camp Bar

Troupe performs an interactive comedy show inspired by drinking, barhopping, and male-female relations

$26.35 $14

Halloween Bar Crawl: Crawl-o-ween on October 28 or 29 at 8 p.m.

Halloween Bar Crawl: Crawl-o-ween

The Pourhouse

Don creative Halloween costume, then hit Minneapolis bars featuring drink specials, scavenger hunts, and prizes

$17.36 $8

Comedy at the Courtyards with Buffet Dinner (Through April 27)

Comedy at the Courtyards

Courtyards of Andover

Comics from around the country follow a hearty buffet including brisket and a nacho bar

$39.95 $24

Two, Four, or Six Beer Flights at Goat Ridge Brewing Company (Up to 48% Off)

Goat Ridge Brewing Company

New London

Custom-made bar constructed from the wood of a nearly 100-year-old barn welcomes groups for flights of strong ales, stouts, and IPAs

$16 $10

Joke Joint Comedy Club

Joke Joint

Joke Joint Comedy Club

$15 $4.75

Ones to Watch Presents LOCASH – The Fighters on March 23 at 8 p.m.

Ones to Watch Presents LOCASH – The Fighters

The Cabooze

Country duo behind hits “Here Comes Summer,” “Best Seat in the House,” and “I Love This Life” treats fans to an energetic performance

$36.08 $15

Beer Packages with Flights and Pints for Two or Four at F-Town Brewing (Up to 45% Off)

F-Town Brewing

College View Estates

Guests sample any of this brewery’s four craft beers, including an IPA with a punch of pine and citrus, a crisp lager, or a nutty brown ale

$32 $18

Murder-Mystery Dinner for One or Two at The Murder Mystery Co. (Up to 50% Off)

The Murder Mystery Co.

Online Deal

Interactive murder mystery dinner starring professional actors testing guests’ sleuthing skills throughout a three course meal

$60 $29.99

Growler Package or Six-Pack Growler Punch Card at Vine Park Brewing Company (Up to 39% Off)

Vine Park Brewing Company

Vine Park Brewing Company

Enjoy a 6-pack growler punch card or get a growler of your favorite beer, jug, growler cozy, and two pint glasses

$33 $20

Wine and Spirit Tasting Package for Two or Four at Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery ( 41% Off)

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery

After sampling wines and spirits, guests can enjoy a glass of wine or cocktail, plus a credit towards any wines or spirits purchase

$46 $27

Beer Flight, Pint, and Take-Home Glasses for Two or Four at South Fork Brewing Company (Up to 50% Off)

South Fork Brewing Company

South Fork Brewing Company

Sample six beers before enjoying a full pint of South Fork beer, such as a cream ale, kolsch, or IPA; take home a pint-glass souvenir

$38 $21.50

Weekend Standup-Comedy Show and Appetizer for Two (Through December 24)

Dangerfield's Comedy

Dangerfield's Comedy

Seasoned comedians rouse audiences after they’ve dined on appetizers such as coconut shrimp and steamed mussels

$40 $20

Groupon Exclusive: Girls Night Out The Show with Meet and Greet on (November 10-12)

Girls Night Out The Show

Multiple Locations

Muscle-bound hunks unleash ripped abs and sexy dance moves in a tantalizing evening of girls’ night out fun; meet and greet included

$45 $30

Actors Theater of Minnesota Presents "Deer Camp: The Musical" on October 21–November 11

"Deer Camp: The Musical"

The Cabaret at Camp Bar

A familiar Minnesota tradition comes to life in musical form as a group of friends try to bag a deer

$29.50 $18

Rusted Root on November 15 at 8 p.m.

Rusted Root

The Cabooze

Pittsburgh-based band behind “Send Me On My Way” melds driving rock with elements of world music

$40 $20

New Year's Eve Show: Comedian John DeBoer Plus a Plated Dinner on December 31 at 7 p.m.

Comedy at the Courtyards

Courtyards of Andover

Last Comic Standing’s John DeBoer headlines a New Year’s Eve party fueled by a plated dual-entree dinner and chased with a champagne toast

$60 $36

"A Drag Queen Christmas" on Friday, November 18, at 8 p.m.

"A Drag Queen Christmas"

Pantages Theatre

With stops across the country, this holiday spectacular celebrates the season with a cast of popular contestants from RuPaul’s “Drag Race”

$66.78 $40

"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" Silent Film Screening With Live Wurlitzer - Saturday October 29, 2016 / 7:30pm

The Phipps Center for the Arts

Maplewood - Oakdale

$23 $15.25

Hill House Chamber Concerts

James J. Hill House

Northwestern Precinct

$23 $15.75

"Nutcracker (Not So) Suite"

The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts

Warehouse District

$45 $28

"Magic Mike Live!" on November 20, at 8 p.m.

Magic Mike Live!

Centerfolds Cabaret

A male strip show based on Magic Mike brings sultry moves to clubs all across the country

$25 $15

Legends of Sitcom feat. Marc Price from "Family Ties" on Friday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m.

Legends of Sitcom with Marc Price from Family Ties, Marsha Warfield from Night Court, and Jimmy Walker from Good Times

Courtyards of Andover

Marc Price from Family Ties joins Marsha Warfield from Night Court and Jimmie Walker from Good Times for an evening of laughs

$40 $24

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox on November 1, at 8 p.m.

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox


Today’s pop hits are cleverly reimagined in the timeless styles of the past by a cast of stellar singers, dancers, and instrumentalists

$48.50 $39.50

Vikings Party Bus Shuttle for One, Two, or Four from RentMyPartyBus, Inc. (Up to 52% Off)

Rent My Party Bus

East Bloomington

Party bus with plush limo-style seating, LED lighting, and sound system whisks passengers to a football game and back

$30 $15

Pizzas, Salads and Drinks with a Comedy Show for Two or Four at Welsch's Big 10 Tavern (Up to 54% Off)

Welsch's Big 10 Tavern

Arden Hills - Shoreview

Big laughs drawn by comedian pair with housemade pizzas, house salads, and drinks from the bar

$163.80 $75

Select Local Merchants

  • Loose Moose Saloon & Conference Center
    Visit Loose Moose Saloon and Conference Center for some true American comfort food. Find time to peruse the wine list here — this restaurant offers a variety of drink options. Round up the whole gang and reserve the private room at Loose Moose Saloon and Conference Center — it's the perfect spot for a big party to gather and celebrate. Don't miss the happy hour food and drink specials, where a great bargain is always in sight. Dance the night away — the restaurant offers plenty of space to get down. Reserve your table ahead of time if you're heading over to the restaurant on a Friday and Saturday — it can get quite crowded during the weekend. Loose Moose Saloon and Conference Center tosses the jacket-and-tie dress code convention in favor of a more casual dining experience. Hosting a swanky shindig? Call up Loose Moose Saloon and Conference Center for their catering services. If preferred, patrons can leave their vehicles in a nearby lot, though space is available on the street as well. Loose Moose Saloon and Conference Center accepts all major credit cards, such as Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. So when you're on the market for some great American cuisine, check out Loose Moose Saloon and Conference Center.
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  • Buster's
    For good eats and good times in Mankato, dine at Buster's. Low-fat, gluten-free and anything else you've been looking for waits here. Complete your meal with the perfect glass of wine or beer from this restaurant's drink list. Score happy hour deals and steals at Buster's. Gather up your friends, coworkers or family members and head to Buster's for a group meal. At Buster's, there's no need to confine your meal to a traditional dining room — outdoor seating is available when the weather is warm. A live DJ often performs and the restaurant encourages dancing. If your weekend plans include a trip to the restaurant, avoid the packs of people by securing a reservation ahead of time. Buster's' guests are no strangers to casual clothing, and sneakers are spotted around every corner. Catering is also available if you'd like to serve Buster's' tasty dishes at your next party. Short on time? Don't wait for a driver — pick it up yourself. Tired of driving in circles? Head to Buster's for a bite to eat and find quick parking in the lot next door. Buster's offers safe bike parking outside. The breakfast dishes at the restaurant really bring the crowds in, though lunch and dinner are also served.
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  • Midtown Tavern
    At Midtown Tavern, you can snack away on tasty pub grub. Going gluten-free? Dig a low-fat diet? Midtown Tavern has you covered on both fronts. This restaurant also operates a bar, so a round of drinks with dinner is not out of the question. Unwind on a budget, and enjoy happy hour's low-cost beers and simple eats. Free wifi is available as well. The patio seating at Midtown Tavern is perfect for those warm summer days. Show off your moves after your meal —Midtown Tavern welcomes dancing and live bands. During the restaurant's weekend rush, waiting in line is the name of the game (so avoid Friday and Saturday nights if you're looking for something quick). For those in a hurry, the restaurant lets you take your grub to go. Midtown Tavern patrons can find street parking at the N Riverfront Dr location. Cyclists will love the spacious bike racks outside of Midtown Tavern. A visit to Midtown Tavern will set you back less than $30 per person, so you can make it a regular part of your schedule. You can stop by at practically any time, since Midtown Tavern serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For an indulgent bite, Midtown Tavern serves up some of the finest pub-food creations around.
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  • Grizzly's Grill N' Saloon
    For an entree that scores high on the taste test, try one of the many options available at Grizzly's Grill N' Saloon in Mankato. Enjoy a low-fat or gluten-free meal at Grizzly's Grill N' Saloon, a local favorite. Take a peek at the drink menu here, and make sure to sample something off the list. Eat out with the little ones at this restaurant, and don't waste time scurrying for a sitter. Grizzly's Grill N' Saloon offers an affordable happy hour. Grizzly's Grill N' Saloon is a prime location to dine with a group. Take your meal to the next level on the patio at Grizzly's Grill N' Saloon. Dress is typically casual at Grizzly's Grill N' Saloon, so leave the fancy duds behind for the evening. That's right! Grizzly's Grill N' Saloon will bring their delicious food to your house for any occasion. Getting your food to go is also an option. Grizzly's Grill N' Saloon provides easy access to an adjacent lot. You'll typically spend about $30 per person to dine at Grizzly's Grill N' Saloon, so plan your budget accordingly. The restaurant is open from morning through evening, but the dinner menu serves the tastiest reviews.
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  • Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking
    Spice up your week with a trip to Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking in Mankato, and enjoy grub at the top of its game. Order a bottle for the table if you like — this restaurant has a full bar stocked with the best wine, beer, and more. Grab the kids when you head to this restaurant — its family-oriented menu and ambience are perfect for the whole clan. Wifi is on the house at Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking, so you can stay connected on your mobile device. Al fresco eating options are also available at Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking, which presents a lovely patio seating area for warmer months. Jeans are just right for a meal at Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking, which embraces a casual vibe. Hosting a swanky shindig? Call up Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking for their catering services. If you're in a hurry, place an order for pickup instead. Driving to Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking? Check out the nearby parking selections and park with ease. Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking offers parking for all diners, including those who travel by bike. Fancy snacks do come at a higher price, but wow are they delicious.
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  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    For wings with a ton of zest, Mankato's Buffalo Wild Wings has got you covered. Whether rocking a gluten-free lifestyle or looking for something low-fat, this place will serve you just what you need. Summer meals will taste even better when you enjoy them on Buffalo Wild Wings' gorgeous patio. Get connected at lightning fast speeds with Buffalo Wild Wings' complimentary wifi. Groups of all sizes can easily be seated at Buffalo Wild Wings. The restaurant tends to blast tunes over an already rambunctious crowd, so be ready for thunderous noise here. Love the food so much you want to serve it at your next soiree? No problem — Buffalo Wild Wings offers catering. Just through the door at this restaurant, you can claim your food. No delivery required. Driving to the restaurant is easy as pie, and parking surrounds the area. Buffalo Wild Wings offers parking for all diners, including those who travel by bike. Deep pockets not required! Buffalo Wild Wings takes pride in its over-the-top flavor and just-right prices. So get your wing-eating on at Buffalo Wild Wings 1.
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