These establishments offer more than just your average beer and a burger. You can still enjoy your favorite food and some excellent beverages in addition to a little something extra. Dance, gamble, laugh, play and sing as you venture outside your standard weekend night out.
Bobby Mackey’s Music World
44 Licking Pike, Wilder, 859-431-5588
A classic Honky Tonk with country music, cowboys and a mechanical bull. Or maybe you’re just a thrill-seeker looking for a little scare — we hear the place is haunted.
777 Hollywood Blvd., Lawrenceburg, Ind., 888-274-6797 (dance club inside Hollywood Casino)
A place for boogiers of all type to break loose before or after hitting the slots.
Jam with the best DJ’s in the area and shake what your mama gave you with the roller girls, boogie dancers and hoola hoop phenoms.
Funny Bone Comedy Club
Newport on the Levee, Newport, 859-957-2000
Northern Kentucky’s favorite spot for live comedy. Enjoy an evening on the levee by starting or finishing the night with some high-quality entertainment.
Go Bananas Comedy Club
8410 Market Place Lane, Montgomery, 513-984-9288
One of Cincinnati’s premiere comedy clubs. See the up and comers on Wednesday Pro-Am Nights or come and see your favorites as the laughs will be a plenty.
4625 Kellogg Ave. (at the Four Seasons Marina),
East End, 513-533-3810
It’s a day at the beach, with seven volleyball courts and a view of the river. After digging in the sand enjoy a beer at the cabana bar or take a dip in the pool.
Tap & Go
950 Pavilion St., Mount Adams, 513-381-3584
Cincinnati’s bar for rugby enthusiasts also showcases international soccer. If you’re not up for the rugby match you can shoot pool or enjoy the view from the back patio.