Congratulations, you made it through yet another working week. You might as well give yourself a pat on the back to celebrate — or better yet, a drink or three. This weekend in Broward and Palm Beach counties, choose from beer brewery classes, pop-up dinners, National Tequila Day, and more for your fun events.
Thank You Party at Bull Market
One of South Florida’s hot spot for wings, Bull Market (210 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale) will be throwing a happy hour party for their accolades in our Best of Feature. There will be free Stella beer and cocktails from 5 until 6 p.m. as well as two for one drinks from 4 to 10 p.m. There will also be giveaways, including $50 gift cards for Bull Market and prizes from sponsors such as Stella, Bluepoint brewery and bottles of Bonnie Rose whiskey. To receive an invite, write to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Invitations.” Visit bullmarketbar.com.
Christmas in July
Trendy eatery Rebel House (297 E. Palmetto Park Road in Boca Raton) will be offering at pop-up dinner by the name of Christmas in July from 6 to 8 p.m. and from the look of their Tu Yung Ju Chinese cuisine menu, it sure feels like a holiday. It’s a three-course meal that features food such as black truffle soup dumpling xiao long, char siu lamb ribs, Peking suckling pig and even more. This will be available on Saturday as well. Tickets are $52.50 and can be purchased at eventbrite.com.
National Tequila Day at Sangrias Mexican Cantina
There is no better way to celebrate National Tequila Day than with, well tequila. Sangrias Mexican Cantina (221 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) is offering two-for-one margaritas. Also celebrating is Spazio (239 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.) with half off iced Patron coffee pitchers.
Third Annual Palm Beach Summer Beer Fest
Over 200 beers will be featured at the third-annual Palm Beach Summer Beer Fest happening at the South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach) this Saturday. Also included is more than ten food trucks, live music, and silent disco. Visit palmbeachsummerbeerfest.com.
Delray Bus Loop
Who says charity work can’t be fun? Thanks to the Delray Bus Loop, a bar crawl with trolleys, it is. Buy a ticket for $25 at busloop.org, and proceeds go to The Delray Center For The Arts. You’ll also get a free drink at 13 bars, such as Smoke, Cabo Flats, Bella Amici, and more. Check-in will be at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts (51 N. Swinton Ave.) or Delray MarketPlace (Atlantic Avenue and Lyons Road).
Home Brew Class at Craft Beer Cartel
Beer brewing isn’t just for the pros: at Craft Beer Cartel (557 SW 12th Ave., Fort Lauderdale), you can do it, too. Brewers Jonathan Jackman and Adam Fine will teach attendees how to make their own deliciousness, starting at 1 p.m. Also featured is pizza, pita chips, and hummus from Riverside Market. Buy tickets at squareup.com.
Pints 4 Pups
Hanging out with your dog is fun, but drinking beer to benefit your dog’s friends is even better. Join in the fun at Pints 4 Pups happening Boynton Beach’s The Brass Tap (950 N. Congress Ave., Suite J100). From 2 until 7 p.m., donate $5 and get a wristband good for $1 off all draft beers. Proceeds go towards Bull Terrier Rescue of the Sunshine State. There are even free treats for all dogs! Visit brasstapbeerbar.com.
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American Social Three-Year Anniversary
American Social (located at 721 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale) will be celebrating its three-year anniversary, and you know what that means: food discounts. From now until August 31, one of Fort Lauderdale’s newest bars will debut their limited edition “Three Cheers for Three Years” anniversary menu. Guests can enjoy a selection of two drinks and one appetizer for $20. For drinks, choose from Tito’s Strawberry Lemonade, Basil Smash, Not Your Father’s Root Beer Float, Pineapple Mint Caipirinha, and Ketel Blue Cosmo. For appetizers, choose from AMSO pretzel bites, truffle and wild mushroom, goat cheese croquettes, margherita flatbread, pikliz and pork tostones and Spinach and Artichoke Dip. We’ll take these deals over birthday cake any day! Visit their Facebook page.
Natalya Jones is both a food and music writer covering Broward and Palm Beach counties. To get the latest in entertainment and fun things to do in South Florida, follow her @Jonesn4Journals.