Don’t worry, be happy: Our favorite happy hour deals around Lakeland

Pull up a seat and sip a discounted drink during happy hour at one of these Lakeland spots.

A pink cocktail sits surrounded by strawberries.

Head to The Joinery for a craft cocktail like the Thyme Keeps on Sippin’, pictured here.

Photo by @thejoinerylkld

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On the rocks, neat, dirty, frozen, or zero proof — we’re spilling the Long Island iced tea on the best happy hours in Lakeland.

Get ready to drink up at these 26 places with sip-worthy specials.

Grab a bite with your beer at The Brass Tap — we recommend the baked pretzels. | Photo by @thelaltoday

Beer lovers

The Brass Tap | Monday-Friday, 12-7 p.m. | There’s always something hoppening at The Brass Tap — try $5 select draft beer and pints, along with food specials.

Ford’s Garage | Monday-Friday, 2-6 p.m. | Cruise into this motor-inspired burger joint for $2 off all drafts, and keep your beer ice-cold with the built-in ice bar.

Brew Hub | Friday, all day | Sample this craft brewery’s wide selection with a beer flight. Wednesdays are for $3 drafts, Thursdays mean discounted growlers, and Fridays feature an all-day happy hour with $1 off all drafts.

Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux | Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 9-11 p.m., Tuesday, all day | Get domestic pints for $3 and enjoy $1 off all draft beers while you watch the game on wall-to-wall TVs.

Swan Brewing | Thursday, all day | Join the brewery’s text club for BOGO deals on locally brewed IPAs, ciders, sours, and more every Thursday. Just text JOIN to (844) 882-2124 to start receiving deals.

Food + Beer | Daily, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Grab a $3.50 Narragansett lager or $5 house beer at one of Lakeland’s newest sports bars.


Up late? So is Revival’s happy hour. | Photo by @thelaltoday

Keeping spirits up

Revival | Monday-Friday, 1-7 p.m. | Swing by Revival’s elegant downtown craft cocktail lounge for charming bookshelves, cleverly-named cocktails, and happy hour deals. Try an $8 Cosmopolitan or $6 spirits and wines.

The Joinery | Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. | We’re big fans of “Golden Hour” at the Joinery bar, featuring $1 off beer and wine, and $9 old fashioneds + Moscow mules. Pro tip: Golden Hour goes longer during Bingo and trivia nights.

Azteca D’Oro | Monday-Saturday, 3-6 p.m., Sunday, all day | You can’t go wrong with a refreshing D’Oro Margarita, sangria, or $7.50 well drink.

Mojo Federal Swine & Spirits | Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. | If the aroma of freshly-smoked brisket isn’t enough to lure you in, this full bar has over 200 whiskey varieties. Visit during happy hour for deals on beer, wine, and cocktails.

Lugo’s Craft Distillery | Thursday-Friday, 5-7 p.m. | Enjoy 20% off select cocktails in this distillery’s lounge and cocktail bar — the rum is made in-house.

Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille | Daily, 2-7 p.m., Tuesday, all day | Add a discounted drink to your New Orleans-inspired meal — it’s $5 for premium cocktails, $6 for super-premium cocktails, and $7 for Harry’s Signature cocktails like the Harry’s Hurricane.

Barrel 239 | Sunday-Monday, all day, Tuesday-Saturday, 12-4 p.m. | This bustling Winter Haven whiskey bar has $1 off all beer and BOGO wells and wines for happy hour. If you’re the betting type, stop by on Tuesday nights for the weekly Texas Hold’em Tournament.


Level up while playing old favorites like Guitar Hero + pinball during Rec Room’s happy hour. | Photo by @recroomlkld

Photo by @recroomlkld

Late-night gems

Rec Room | Monday, 4 p.m.-12 a.m., Tuesday-Thursday, 4 p.m.-2 a.m., Friday, 4-7 p.m. | This arcade bar is the perfect nightcap. Drop by Wednesdays for Ladies’ Night — featuring $5 seltzers and Deep Eddy cocktails — and Fridays for $3 beer and $5 wells during happy hour.

Cob & Pen | Monday, all day, Tuesday-Sunday, 3-6 p.m., | Happy hour runs late on Mondays with $5 select wines and well drinks. Law enforcement, firefighters, EMTs, nurses, military members, and teachers also get 20% off tabs on Wednesday nights.

Off the vine

Nineteen61 | Monday-Saturday, 3-5 p.m., Sunday 2:30-3:30 p.m. | This downtown staple offers imported wine — grab a glass for $7 during happy hour.

Frescos Southern Kitchen & Bar | Tuesday-Saturday, 3-7 p.m. | From $2 off cocktails to half-priced bottles of wine on Thursdays, Frescos has some pretty great wine specials. Stop by for happy hour every day to get BOGO glasses of wine.

Fun in the sun

The Yard on Mass | Tuesday-Friday, 4-6 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 12-4 p.m. | With food trucks and outdoor games, this is the backyard party we all need. Treat yourself to two-for-one drafts and glasses of wine.

Terrace Grille | Monday-Friday, 4-7 p.m. | If you’re feeling outdoorsy but looking for an elevated experience, come out to Terrace Grille’s lush garden patio, where happy hour offers deals on house wine, domestic beer, and select cocktails.

The Patio Lakeland | Friday-Tuesday, 4-6 p.m. | Relax in The Patio’s outdoor seating area — stop by on Wednesdays from 5 to 9 p.m. for all-you-can-drink select wine or beer and all-you-can-eat small bites.

You won’t wanna spill this tea. | Photo by @quinteassence, @evrnest and @werlostboys

Endless possibili-teas

Hillcrest Coffee | Monday-Thursday, 1-3 p.m. | Make your afternoon more refreshing with $2 iced black tea and lemonade.

Quinteassence | Daily, 12-1 p.m., 5-6 p.m., and 9-11 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, all day | Soak in the peaceful atmosphere of this ethnobotanical tea and kava bar with discounted Kratom tea and kava.

HTeaO | Daily, 2-4 p.m. | Sample one of the 27 teas brewed here and choose your favorite for half-price each day. Pro tip: Southeastern University students can enjoy happy hour prices all day with a valid student ID.

Z’s Teas | Monday, 6-10 p.m. | Get 10% off drinks when you join the crew at Z’s for card games. Pro tip: As one of Lakeland’s newest botanical tea + kava bars, this spot is offering discounted drinks until its grand opening, with more discounts on the way.

Hungry for meal deals

Grillsmith | Daily, 4-7 p.m., Wednesday, 4-9:30 p.m. | The $8 margherita flatbread is hard to beat, but we’ll give the $6.50 spicy Thai shrimp a close second — don’t forget to “Build Your Own Martini” for only $6 during happy hour as well.

Ovation Bistro & Bar | Daily, 3-6 p.m. | Order $7 small plates to share, like Smokehouse Potato Skins and Happy Cheese Fries, and enjoy two-for-one well drinks, beer, and wine.

Host at home

Shop our favorite happy hour essentials to host friends for a drink at your place:

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