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Gainesville Restaurant Week Begins June 19 – What You Need To Know to Eat and Save!

Gainesville Restaurant Week kicks off on June 19 in epic proportions, with an exciting Chamber After Hours at the fabulous UF Champions Club at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium! Leading up to the event and the week, here’s all you NEED TO KNOW to eat local:

GRW What You Need To Know flyerFirst, download the free Gift Certificates and More mobile app! You will need it to redeem the Gainesville Restaurant Week deals throughout the week. Also, you will find other great deals and offers to a variety of establishments in the Gainesville area during the week and throughout the year.

Second, clear your schedule for the Chamber After Hours event on Thursday evening! More than 140 people already have signed up to attend via Facebook. There are 15 participating restaurants already signed up for the kick off, showing off food that you can expect throughout the week! We will also be giving away a wide variety of gift cards to the participating restaurants, in addition to other great door prizes. As always, Chamber After Hours is included in your Chamber membership. Non-members can get in for $20.

Third, we have nearly 30 restaurants participating this year, and that number continues to grow! Visit to view the most up-to-date listing of participating restaurants, as well as their locations. New to Gainesville Restaurant Week this year is a series of mini-events put on by the restaurants nearly every night of the 11-day week. From rib-eating contests and live music to trivia nights and wine tastings, visit to check out all of the mini-event details.

Finally, does free money sound good to you? We thought it might! Like our Gainesville Restaurant Week Facebook page as we are doing daily gift card giveaways to the participating restaurants leading up to and throughout the week! Join the fun on Twitter and Instagram as well #GNVEats and #eatlocal and share your pics of your food and experiences as you enjoy Gainesville Restaurant Week.

Now get your schedule set for 11 fantastic days of eating local and supporting local business! See you Thursday!

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