18 Float Rooftop Lounge Tips
No line to get in. Meters plentiful right around 5:30 and then free after 6
Free meter parking after 6pm at Joe's Crab Shack just behind the convention center, then walk over.
Tequila vendor was giving free margarita samples; full cash bar available
You don't have to arrive early. There was no line to get in
You'll see everything from going out Friday night on the town to just got off of work.
Arrive early -- you'll have to stand in line even with a VIP ticket
Any bar downtown is going to have a higher end bar menu.