Millions of visitors arrive at the very exciting and welcoming Venice of America, Fort Lauderdale, Florida and they're ready for a good time. While the party never really ends, many visitors wish to enjoy an early nightlife and be back by 10:00 p.m., whether they are here on business or with family, or just personal preference. Don't feel restricted. The best hotspots don't wait until 10 p.m. to get the party started; they begin welcoming guests at happy hour and the quality is not lessened. Fort Lauderdale and Broward County is home to over a million residents and these fortunate many have learned to balance a personal life of work and family while enjoying all the excitement offered in Fort Lauderdale without losing much sleep. One of the most popular places is YOLO (You Only Live Once). Located in Downtown, come on in as the sun comes down and enjoy a great cocktail and a meal and a very welcoming ambiance. Or if a bit of high-end shopping is on the agenda, plan it with a stop at Blue Martini. This is an ideal early-evening night out with the best Martinis and a dedicated crowd who can't this place a secret. To have a true Florida experience by grabbing a drink and something from the menu while watching the beach, go to the Aruba Beach Cafe in Lauderdale-By-The-Beach. With an almost playful atmosphere, it's the ideal place to watch the day wind down and enjoy.