The Tampa Bay Lightning are still going strong in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs. For a fun place to watch the next round with your crew, check out the following list of local viewing spots with game day deals. Go Bolts!
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401 Channelside Drive
Amalie Arena is hosting the Official Tampa Bay Lightning Eastern Conference Final Watch Parties inside the arena for $10 per ticket, with proceeds benefiting the Lightning Foundation. Watch the Lighting compete for the Stanley Cup while enjoying live entertainment, appearances from ThunderBug and other Lightning personalities, giveaways, concession specials and more. Doors open one hour before puck drop. Also, right outside the arena are Playoff Plaza Parties on Ford Thunder Alley for $5 (students get free tickets), including music and giveaways. You can also visit the Pepsi Porch and Cigar City Brewing Taproom on site for food and drinks.
601 S. Harbour Island Blvd.
One of Tampa’s go-to waterfront spots, American Social shows the Lightning’s playoff games on a big screen and serves happy hour from 4-7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Social Hour menu includes discounted small plates, $5 house margaritas, $8 handcrafted cocktails and $5 house liquors, house wines and select draft beers. Other drink specials include $20 Budweiser, Bud Light and Coors Light buckets, $30 High Noon and Truly buckets, and AmSo’s signature Bolt-a-Rita for $8.
1719 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Cheer on the Bolts at one of Tampa’s most popular sports bars, Ducky’s, while enjoying happy hour from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. During intermission, try out “the infamous duck pin bowling.”
107 S. Franklin St.
Enjoy the game and happy hour at Hattricks Tavern every day from 4 to 8 p.m. and from 10 p.m. to close. Specials include discounted chicken wings, $1 off all pints, $3 Bud Light or Coors Light drafts, premium well doubles, select beer buckets for $17.50 to $21.50 and half off house wines. Be sure to ask for the Lightning game drink specials.
1611 W. Swann Ave. (Hyde Park)
10102 Montague St. (Westchase)
214 Westshore Plaza (Westshore Plaza)
View the game while enjoying daily specials at Irish 31. The pub has happy hour from 3-7 p.m. Monday through Friday, including $3.10 domestic drafts, $1 off all other drafts, two-for-one well drinks, $1 off all call drinks and half off all house wines.
MacDinton’s Irish Pub
405 S. Howard Ave.
Support the Lightning at MacDinton’s in SoHo while sipping on 50% off drinks every day from open to 8 p.m. Check its social media for daily specials.
Maloney’s Local Irish Pub
9540 Linebaugh Ave. (Westchase)
12904 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. (Carrollwood)
1120 E. Kennedy Blvd. (Downtown Tampa)
Enjoy the game with daily specials at Maloney’s Local Irish Pub, which prides itself in providing true and authentic Irish public house experience.
North 30th Sports Pub & Grille
11402 N. 30th St.
Head to North 30th Sports Pub and Grill to watch the game on one of its 40+ big screens and receive a free Lightning Blue shot every time the Bolts score (up to four times) or enjoy one of its all-the-time specials. Plus, get $10 domestic pitchers, two-for-one wells and house wines, $13.99 buckets and $2.50 PBR and Killian pints.
Park & Rec
290 S. Meridian Ave.
This Channel District adult playground features 60 TVs, four bars, food, snacks, an indoor arcade and giant lawn games. Drink specials include $5 tallboys, $7 seltzers, $8 shots, wine and prosecco, and $12 party pouches.
615 Channelside Drive
Watch the game outside on the the big screen at Sparkman Wharf. It is encouraged to bring a blanket to sit on, but outside furniture, including lawn chairs, is not permitted. Enjoy Lightning-themed specials from select vendors, like the Blueberry Bolt Lemonade from Fit Bowl Co., Bolts blue cocktails from Edison’s Swigamajig and other Lightning-themed cocktails at Jotoro Kitchen & Tequila Bar.
The Press Box
222 S. Dale Mabry Hwy.
Grab some of The Press Box’s famous buffalo-style wings while you catch the Bolts on one of its 40+ screens or matrix wall. Domestic drafts are always $2.50 and burgers are $7 on Mondays. Wings are $1 each all day Tuesday, boneless wings are $1 on Wednesdays and both are $1 from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.