If It Works, Roll With It: On-Going Promotions We LoveApril 15, 2014 By: Mary-Kate Dunphy
Promotions make your bar money, and if a promotion is working for you, why not stick with it? Here are some on-going promotions that have been making money across the country!
Happy Hour at The Yard House
The Yard House at Fenway in Boston has found that their happy hours actually work so they stick with them; Monday-Friday 3PM-6PM and Sunday-Thursday 10PM-Close. During these times, guests can select any appetizer and/or pizzas for half price. People love half-priced; try it out and see how many menu items you sell!
Streeter's Tavern in Chicago has a different drink special every day. The drink specials are posted on their website for each day, months into the future for guests to see. The specials are recycled week to week; this is an easy way to get your customers excited about your bar on a daily basis.
Bar 13 Dubday Mondays
Bar 13 in New York hosts Dubday Mondays every Monday night running from 10PM until 4AM. This has become USA's longest-running weekly Dubstep dance party. It’s free all night with 2-for-1 drinks from 10-midnight. Try hosting a weekly event, and if it works, stick with it.
Blondies Las Vegas Happy Hour
Blondies Sports Bar & Grill in Las Vegas claims to have the best happy hour in Las Vegas. Guests pay just $20 for all you can drink drafts and wells. There are also beer pong tables set up at all times so guests can enjoy a little friendly competition.
Whiskey Bar Promotions
Whiskey Bar in Milwaukee hosts promotions every night of the week for their customers. They have a daily happy hour 4PM-8PM, Tuesdays are quiz/trivia night with drink specials and free pizza, Wednesdays are reserved for karaoke, Thursdays are ladies nights with drink specials specifically for the ladies, and Fridays-Saturdays they have a live DJ. These are all things to think about implementing into your bar.
Happy Hour at The One-Eyed Gypsy
The One-Eyed Gypsy in Los Angeles has a Happy Hour every night from 7PM-9PM. Their happy hour menu includes sliders and beer for $5, corn dog & beer for $5, pizza and boilermaker for $12, tater tots for $3 and more. People are always excited for $5 a deal so try something out!
Monday Pint Nights & Wednesday Trivia Night
At the Ginger Man in Austin, Mondays are Pint Nights and Wednesdays are Trivia Nights! Pint Nights start at 6PM on Mondays and the rule is "buy the beer, keep the glass (until we run out)." Trivia Nights start at 8PM on Wednesdays and there are prizes up for grabs.
Promos at 5th!
5th and Wine | Restaurant and Wine Bar in Scottsdale, AZ holds a Sunday Funday and live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night from 6:30PM until 9:30PM. What the Sunday Funday entails is brunch and an all-day happy hour including $4 beers and $5, $6 and $8 glasses of wine.