10 Tips to Saving Money During Your Night Out

Saving Money is Important!

You are a college student and your money is pretty important. After all, we don't really want to spend every free minute working a part-time job instead of getting "the college experience". All too often we go out and have a great night, only to wake up to our empty bank accounts. Luckily, we have some ways to save money when you go out again because every penny counts. 


Money-Saving Tip #1: Pay with Cash

Paying with cash allows you to notice exactly how much you are paying per drink, instead of simply putting it on your tab all night. This way you won't be mindlessly dwindling away your bank account, you'll actually be saving money. Here's another little something that could help you out, this way you won't forget to tip! When you leave a tip, you can become the bartenders friend which can get you a nice discount now and then. 

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Spice Up Your Night In Athens

Do you ever get tired of going to the same bars, listening to the same music, and doing the same things every weekend? Ohio University students are no strangers to the Athens nightlife, but many students are stuck with the same routine every time they hit the town. If you're in the mood to try something different instead of hitting up The CI or Crystal for another pitcher, bars such as Casa Nueva, The Smiling Skull, Tony's Tavern, and many more have plenty of exciting events and activities that may take you by surprise! We've listed a few of them for you below.

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The Basics of Athens Ohio Fest Season


What is Fest Season in Athens?

As the former #1 Party School in the country, Athens Ohio residents and guests have quite the reputation for music, drinking, and having a good time. This is seen most clearly in the annual Athens Fest Season, a period in the Spring months with weekly street parties and festivals in and around the Athens area.

The Fest Season in Athens is one of its many claims to fame, and has been covered locally and nationally for years. Check out these resources for info and best practices for the events:

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