Tampa is beeming with energy from the Lightning's win in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals versus the Chicago Blackhawks.

Everywhere you go, you can sense an energy and an excitement like no other.

Perhaps nowhere however is there more energy and excitement than at local watch parties.

That's why we've compiled this list of the best watch parties in Tampa Bay. Check it out:

Davis Island's Go To Watch Party for the Stanley Cup Finals

Round up some friends and watch the finals at Davis Islands’ Fountain Mediterranean Restaurant and Bar. Throughout the finals, Fountain Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar will be offering $3 drafts (with

MacDinton's Lightning Watch Party!

MacDinton’s is moving its Wednesday Night Open Bar Happy Hour to 7-9pm this week, just for Lightning fans!


Come Watch the Stanley Cup Finals with Gaspar's Grotto!

Gaspar's Grotto features 20+ TVs inside and a giant projection screen on their outdoor patio. Enjoy 25 wings and a pitcher of beer for only $20. Also, get a free shot every time the Lightning score!


Lightning Watch Party at Clarion Inn - Brandon 

The best place to watch the Lightning games in Brandon is at Clarion Inn on Adamo Drive featuring the games on a massive jumbotron, a poolside bar and the sports inside the Beef O' Brady's.

The Brass Tap - Centro Ybor Lightning Watch Party

Enjoy 60-80 different craft beers on tap and 300 bottled varieties of imports, domestics, and local craft beers during the game! The Brass Tap also offers a full bar, wine and food!

Carrollwood's Premier Stanley Cup Finals Watch Party / Karaoke!

Join PJ's Sports Bar & Grill for their huge Lighting watch party! Drink, shots, and food specials will be featured all night during the game. Karaoke will begin right after the game!


South Tampa Lightning Watch Party at Pete's Place!

Pete's Place is South Tampa's go to spot to watch the Stanley Cup Finals. This off SoHo hangout is offering Lightning fans some of the cheapest drinks in town. Stay around for karaoke after!