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Breweries, Bars & Live Music

Central Florida’s Polk County offers an abundance of options for those looking to enjoy a pint of beer or glass of wine, and live music. Our downtowns can be the perfect gathering place to meet up with friends, or make new ones. One lakeside brewery offers a spectacular view at sunset.

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Ave Bar by Arabellas

man and woman with cocktails sitting at bar inside Ave Bar in Winter Haven, FL

Ave Bar by Arabellas is adjacent to the fine dining restaurant in downtown Winter Haven.…

Address: 340 W Central Ave
Winter Haven, FL 33880

Swan Brewing

tap wall at Swan Brewing in Lakeland, FL

Swan Brewing features 30 taps of craft beer, live music and food trucks. The brewery…

Address: 115 W Pine St
Lakeland, FL 33815

Phone: 863-703-0472

info@swanbrewing.com

Brew Hub

Tasting room and bar at Brew Hub in Lakeland, FL

Brew Hub is a craft beer brewing and packaging facility in Lakeland. The tasting room…

Address: 3900 S Frontage Rd
Lakeland, FL 33815

Phone: 863-698-7600

info@brewhub.com

Jensen’s Corner Bar

Jensen's Corner Bar

Jensen's Corner Bar in downtown Winter Haven serves craft beer, wine and premium cocktails. Adler's…

Address: 100 3rd St SW
Winter Haven, FL 33880

Phone: 863-298-6755

Gram Parsons Derry Down

Gram Parsons Derry Down

Gram Parsons' Derry Down is a historic music venue opened in 1964 by Gram Parsons…

Address: 297 5th Street NW
Winter Haven, FL 33881

Phone: 863-295-9422

gpderrydown@gmail.com

Craft + Kitchen

Craft + Kitchen

Craft + Kitchen is a craft beer bar and eatery in Lakeland. Formerly, Beer Revolution,…

Address: 3234 S Florida Ave
Lakeland, FL 33803

Phone: 863-455-9555

info@cklakeland.com

Rec Room Lakeland

3 men playing video games at Rec Room Lakeland

Rec Room Lakeland is a family-friendly bar with arcade games, video games, skee-ball and more.

Address: 202 N Massachusetts Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801

Phone: 863-213-4073

recroomlkld@gmail.com

Union Hall

couple walking into Union Hall in Lakeland, FL

Union Hall is a live music venue in Lakeland. Enjoy the talents of local artists…

Address: 1023 S Florida Ave
Lakeland, FL 33803

Phone: 863-288-0372

bookunionhall@gmail.com

Union Taproom

tap wall at Union Tap room in Winter Haven, FL

Union Taproom in downtown Winter Haven features 40 self pour taps filled with an ever-changing…

Address: 245 W Central Ave #102
Winter Haven, FL 33881

Phone: 863-268-4921

info@uniontaproomwh.com

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