Nightlife in River Forest


$20 for $30 Worth of Tropical Appetizers and Drinks at Hala Kahiki

Hala Kahiki

Hala Kahiki

Tropical cocktails named for Pelé and coral reefs poured in Polynesian-themed bar opened in 1963

$30 $20

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FFB Fashion Bazaar at Villa Scalabrini Center - Paterno Hall on Saturday, May 23 (Up to 35% Off)

FFB Full Figure Fashion Bazaar

Villa Scalabrini Center - Paterno Hall

Enjoy shopping for unique fashions at this bazaar, which also features a runway show, music, hor d’oeuvres, and raffles

$11.54 $8.08

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Pub Food and Drinks at The Howard Street Inn (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Howard Street Inn

The Howard Street Inn

Menu includes deli and grilled sandwiches, Angus burgers, pizza, craft and domestic brews, and speciality drinks

$20 $11

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Five-Hour VIP Pink Limo or Limo Bus Rental from VIP Bachelorette (Up to 55% Off)

VIP Bachelorette

Villa Park

Hit the town in a bright pink limo, or a luxurious limo bus with a flatscreen TV and stereo sound

$625 $299

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SPC Improv Presents "The Champion Of Champions" at Blokes and Birds on March 14–May 9 (Up to 50% Off)

"The Champion Of Champions"

Blokes & Birds

Improv troupe pits four actors against each other in an off-the-cuff battle to see who’s the funniest

$24 $12

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$45 for a Chef's Board and Wine for Two, Valid Sunday-Thursday at Webster Wine Bar (Up to $64 Value)

Webster Wine Bar

Webster's Wine Bar

Groups nibble a spread of cheese and charcuterie while sipping international wines curated by a 2012 Food & Wine “Sommelier of the Year”

$64 $45

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Craft-Beer Class for One or Two at Craft Brewery Bus Tours (Up to 54% Off)

Craft Brewery Bus Tours

The Trophy Room

Craft-beer classes detail the history of craft beer and introduce students to home-brewing methods; snacks and two tastings included

$125 $59

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"Los Panchos" Mother’s Day Concert on May 8 at 7 p.m. or May 10 at 5:30 p.m. (Up to 31% Off)

"Los Panchos" Mother’s Day Concert

Multiple Locations

Famed Bolero trio delivers an evening of romantic songs from Latin America’s Golden Age of Music in two Mother’s Day concerts

$39 $27

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"Million Dollar Quartet" at the Apollo Theater on May 8–June 14 (Up to 52% Off)

"Million Dollar Quartet"

Apollo Theater

Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, and Johnny Cash gathered together for one incredible jam session re-created by this musical

$87.75 $47

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Exclusive Pre-Sale: Mamby on the Beach Feat. Passion Pit, Empire of the Sun, Phantogram, Röyksopp, and More, July 11–12

Mamby on the Beach Music Festival

Oakwood Beach

Passion Pit, Empire of the Sun, Phantogram, Röyksopp, and 70+ top indie-dance acts kick up the sands of Oakwood Beach

$125

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Classical Symphony Orchestra and Protege Philharmonic at Robin Bennett Theatre on Sunday, May 10 (Up to 42% Off)

Spring Showcase Joint Concert

Robin Bennett Theatre at William Jones College Prep High School

Mother’s Day concert highlights the lush operatic harmonies of the Romantic Era

$17.34 $10.50

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DayTrip Music Festival at Redmoon on May 24, May 31, June 7, or June 14, or All Four Days (Up to 40% Off)

Daytrip Music Festival

Redmoon

DJs from around the world, including Alvin Risk and Argentina’s Ana De Irisarri, spin amidst vibrant paint and foam parties

$25 $15

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Scottish Ballet's "A Streetcar Named Desire" at Harris Theater for Music and Dance on May 7–9 (Up to 50% Off)

Scottish Ballet: A Streetcar Named Desire

Harris Theater for Music and Dance

Tennessee Williams’ tale of two damaged people damaging each other gets a dance adaptation in Scottish Ballet’s “A Streetcar Named Desire”

$50 $25

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$12 for Cover Your Bases Baseball-Themed Pub Crawl by Festa Parties on Saturday, May 9 ($22 Value)

Festa Parties

Murphy's Bleachers

Partiers stop at 12 bars and celebrate all things baseball

$22 $12

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Outcry Tour 2015 with Hillsong UNITED, Kari Jobe, Jesus Culture, and More on Friday, July 24 (Up to 45% Off)

Outcry Tour 2015 with Hillsong UNITED & More

FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island

Worship group Hillsong UNITED headlines a unique gathering of Christian music stars and worship leaders to celebrate Bride of Christ church

$54.99 $30

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The Devil's Cabaret at Redmoon on Friday, May 1 or 8, or Sunday, May 9 (Up to 40% Off)

The Devil's Cabaret at Redmoon

Redmoon Theater

The Seven Deadly Sins come to life through aerialists, puppets, a live band, and videos; hosted craft beer bar for attendees

$25 $15

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Lanita Joseph Dance & Cultural Center presents "The Monologues of My Hips" on May 16 (Up to 42% Off)

The Monologues of My Hips

Carver Military Academy Auditorium

Choreography and monologues weave together in an evening examining body image and celebrating women

$43.19 $25

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All the Way One Hunnid Showcase 4: Can't Stop Won't Stop at North Bar on Saturday, May 9 (Up to 52% Off)

All The Way One Hunnid Comedy Showcase 4: Cant stop wont stop

North Bar

A lineup of comedians make a point of unapologetically addressing the controversies behind the latest headlines

$31.54 $15

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Keith Sweat, Mint Condition and Donell Jones at Arie Crown Theater on Friday, May 15, at 8 p.m. (Up to 21% Off)

Keith Sweat

Arie Crown Theater

Innovator of New Jack Swing croons his sultry brand of R&B on hits such as “I Want Her,” “Make You Sweat,” and “Twisted”

$80.21 $63

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Two Tickets to Jackalope Theatre Productions through June 20 (Up to 38% Off)

Jackalope Theatre

Jackalope Theatre

Jackalope Theatre presents two more shows this season—”Four,” about newfound intimacy, and “Lunacy!,” about faking a moon landing

$40 $25

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"Side Man" Presented by American Blues Theater at Greenhouse Theater Center on April 24–May 24 (Up to 42% Off)

"Side Man" Presented by American Blues Theater

Greenhouse Theater Center

Tony-winning play looks at the decline of jazz through one family’s struggles

$33 $19

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Learn How to Investigate Surgical Deaths with an Autopsy Specialist

Surgical Autopsy Seminar

International Museum of Surgical Science

Founder of the Autopsy Center of Chicago examines deaths that occur during or after surgery using a slideshow and gripping anecdotes

$39

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The Oasis All White Edition Boat Party on "The Anita Dee II" on May 24 (Up to 34% Off)

The Oasis All White Edition Boat Party

Dusable Harbor

3rd annual reggae and Caribbean yacht party treats guests to live DJs and jerk from Uncle Joe’s aboard the luxurious Anita Dee II

$97.99 $65

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"The Power of Prom" or "Trigger Happy" at The Annoyance Theatre, March 27–May 30 (Up to 43% Off)

The Annoyance Theatre

The Annoyance Theater

1980s musical comedy or long-form improvisation show from venerated comedy theater

$21 $12

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Raven Theatre Company Performance Through May 29 (Up to 39% Off)

Raven Theatre Company

Raven Theatre

For the remainder of its 2014–2015 season, the theater has three plays that share the story of three different 20th-century families

$36 $22

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John Waters: "This Filthy World" on April 22 or Shelby Lynne on May 26–27 at City Winery (Up to 37% Off)

City Winery

City Winery

Iconic director regales fans with witty, sordid stories; Grammy-winning alt-country star delivers hits such as “Black Light Blue”

$49.05 $31

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Brunch, Bloodys, and Breweries Bus Tour: a VIP Lagunitas Experience + 5 Rabbit Cervecería

Brunch and Brewery Tour

Flagship Tavern & Grill

Following bloody marys and brunch at Flagship Tavern, ride a party bus to Lagunitas and 5 Rabbit for tours and samples

$95 $69

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"Another Kind of Love" at Chopin Theatre, May 15–June 15 (Up to 50% Off)

Another Kind of Love

Chopin Theatre

This play about sisters (and punk rockers) reconnect after 15 years to play a concert commemorating the suicide of the rock legend mother

$29.96 $15

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"Star Trek," "Star Wars," "Batman," or "Game of Thrones" Burlesque Show at Gorilla Tango Theatre (Up to 39% Off)

Gorilla Tango Burlesque Shows

Gorilla Tango Theatre

Performers sling jokes and shed clothes during burlesque parodies of “Batman,” “Star Trek,” “Star Wars,” and “Game of Thrones”

$33 $20

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Queens of Freestyle at The Portage Theater on Saturday, June 27 (Up to 67% Off)

Queens of Freestyle

The Portage Theater

Freestyle stars Fascination, Giggles, Nayobe, Shana, and Chrissy I-Ecee serenade the crowd, along with local DJs

$75 $25

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Naughty Little Cabaret at She-nannigan's or the Original Mother's, April 4–July 10 (Up to 33% Off)

Naughty Little Cabaret

Multiple Locations

Male and female burlesque revue dazzles with acrobatics, teasing, and titillating dance moves

$30 $20

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Standup Comedy Show and Appetizer for Two or Four at The Comedy Bar (Up to 56% Off)

The Comedy Bar

The Comedy Bar at Gino's East River North

National headliners and up-and-coming comedians take the stage at legendary club’s new space inside Gino’s East River North

$55.18 $25

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VIP Admisison to #AfterLife at Grandbar Whiskey Lounge on Saturdays at 10 p.m. through August 29 (Up to 50% Off)

#Afterlife

Grandbar Whiskey Lounge

A weekly party celebrates the iconic house music of Chicago as it used to be, emphasizing dancing over dress codes

$70 $35

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Zac Brown Band at Wrigley Rooftop on Friday, September 11 (Up to 47% Off)

Zac Brown Band

1048 Sky Lounge

Indulge in lush modern amenities while enjoying the Grammy-winning country act behind hits such as “Chicken Fried” and “Sweet Annie”

$301.28 $159

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Comedy Show with Optional VIP Seating at Laugh Factory (Up to 50% Off)

Laugh Factory

Laugh Factory

Large lineups of top local standup talent, comedic storytelling, and themed shows such as the Facebook-centric Social Takeover

$20 $10

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Movie and Popcorn for Two or Four with Sodas or Well Drinks at The Harper Theater (Up to 55% Off). Four Options.

The Harper Theater

The Harper Theater

Renovated historical theater screens blockbuster films in high-def digital projection

$35.50 $17

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Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Multiple Locations

Interactive dinnertime murder mystery that stars professional actors tests diners’ sleuthing skills throughout a multicourse meal

$60 $29

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Movie for Two or Four with Popcorn and Drinks at The New 400 Theater (Up to 39% Off). Four Options Available.

The New 400 Theater

The New 400 Theaters

Four screens in a renovated 1912 vaudeville venue show first-run blockbusters as patrons sip soda or well drinks

$34.50 $22

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$349 for a One-Year Wine Club Membership with Two Cases of Wine from Paired Wine Co. ($600 Value)

Paired Wine Co.

Paired Wine Co.

Membership includes 10% off purchases in store, invites to wine-tasting events, $5 voucher toward self-serving wine machines, and more

$600 $349

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Drinks at Glascott’s Saloon (Up to 45% Off). Four Options Available.

Glascott's Saloon

Lincoln Park

Bellied up to a wooden bar at an authentic speakeasy, guests sip on a selection of 18 draft beers, imported brews, and glasses of wine

$20 $11

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$13.99 for $20 Worth of Movie Tickets and Concessions at New 400 Theatres and more from Dealflicks

Dealflicks

Multiple Locations

Guests enjoy $20 worth of Dealbucks, which they can use to buy movie tickets and concessions at multiple theaters on Dealflicks.com

$20 $13.99

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Two Well Drinks and $10 in Tokens at Emporium Arcade Bar (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Emporium Arcade Bar

Multiple Locations

Visitors juggle drinks and joysticks at the arcade bar’s two locations, where vintage video games and pinball tables abound

$20 $11

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Tickets to See "Beauties & Beaus" for 2, 4, 6, or 10 with Champagne at Hydrate Nightclub Chicago (Up to 65% Off)

Hydrate Nightclub Chicago

Hydrate

Audiences watch a rotating guest lineup of drag performers strut their stuff onstage while sipping champagne

$36 $16

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Billiards, Beer, and Appetizers at Pressure Billiards (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

Pressure Billiards

Pressure Billiards and Cafe

Players sip beer and snack while shooting pool on 13 Brunswick Metro tables framed by eight LCD TVs

$46.85 $20

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Dueling Pianos and Drinks for 2 or 4 on a Friday or Saturday at Sluggers World Class Sports Bar (Up to 60% Off)

Sluggers World Class Sports Bar

Sluggers

Dueling pianists take requests to soundtrack lively nights of games and drinking in the shadow of Wrigley Field

$25 $10

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Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Beviamo (Up to 64% Off)

Beviamo

Little Italy

Two reds, two whites, and one bubbly from across the world recommended by a wine specialist; complimentary snacks

$50 $19

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Wine, Beer, or Whiskey Flight with Appetizer for Two or Four at The Sedgwick Stop (50% Off)

The Sedgwick Stop

The Sedgwick Stop

Gastropub that emphasizes whiskey and craft brews also spotlights sliders, poutine, and spare ribs

$32 $16

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Distillery Tour for Two, Four, or 10 with Take-Home Cocktail Kits at Chicago Distilling Company (Up to 55% Off)

Chicago Distilling Company

Chicago Distilling Company

Tours detailing the entire distilling process as well as the ins and outs of craft spirits in a 4,400-square-foot, garage-like distillery

$44 $22

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Select Local Merchants

  • House Red Vinoteca
    Organic and small-batch wines fill swirling glasses beneath the soaring ceilings of House Red Vinoteca. At a rustic, reclaimed-wood bar, discerning staff members subject new elixirs to tastings and credit checks, and the chef makes changes to a rotating menu of vino-enhancing fare made from scratch. Plates bearing crispy flatbreads and desserts inspired by international culinary traditions glide back and forth between duos chattering beneath exposed-brick walls. The warm sway of live jazz rolls across wine-tasting events and bottle-laden shelves, and patrons sipping through tasting flights from Croatia, Lebanon, Morocco, Serbia, and Slovenia add delicate treble notes with clinking glasses.
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    7403 Madison St
    Forest Park, IL US
  • Pinaple Dance Studio
    Dance Classes, Belly Dance, Hip Hop, West African, Dance Fitness ZUMBA fitness, Piloxing, private classes and parties!
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    7518 Madison Street
    Forest Park, IL US
  • Goldyburgers
    Goldyburgers is a Sports Bar & Family Restaurant established in 1926. Goldyburgers is known for being a friendly, down-to-earth place where patrons can enjoy one of our famous burgers, have a beer, and catch up on the latest sports action. Named 1 of the nation?s 15 Burgers to Try Before You Die (AOL Cityguide).
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    7316 Circle Ave
    Forest Park, IL US
  • Healy's Westside
    Enjoy an Irish car bomb at Healy's Westside, one of the hottest Irish bars in town. It serves everything including gluten-free and low-fat options. Follow the game or the news from the TVs in the bar. Wifi here is on the house. Your large group can all sit together at Healy's Westside. You may want to reserve your table for a weeknight visit since the crowds can be more intense during that part of the week. Diners who appreciate a no-frills environment come to Healy's Westside in jeans and a hoodie. If you're hoping to make a smashing impression at your next soiree, you can also have Healy's Westside cater for you. Dining out isn't your only option here — pickup is available, too. You can travel my car, train or bus to Healy's Westside, a local restaurant near parking and public transportation. Those driving to Healy's Westside can choose to find street parking or leave their vehicle in the nearby lot. Healy's Westside makes it their goal to serve food that is both delicious and affordable. At Healy's Westside, you have the option of paying by major credit card. Healy's Westside offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so stop by whenever is most convenient for you.
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    7321 Madison St
    Forest Park, IL US
  • Duckfat Tavern and Grill
    Perfect for a casual night out with friends, Duckfat Tavern and Grill offers traditional American fare in a laid-back setting. With no low-fat options served, come ready to eat your heart out. On gameday, come here to cheer your team to victory and watch every triumph on the big screen. Little guys and gals will also love dining at Duckfat Tavern and Grill, which offers a family-friendly environment (and menu). Dine out in the open during Duckfat Tavern and Grill's summer season when patio tables are available for use. Be sure to call for a reservation if the restaurant is part of your weekend plans — it can get crowded on Fridays and Saturdays. Shake off the stiff workday duds at Duckfat Tavern and Grill — attire is casual. You can also grab your food to go. If you're not in the mood to drive, hop on public transportation instead; Harlem-Forest Park (Blue) is a nearby stop. Safely and quickly park your car on the street at Duckfat Tavern and Grill. Meals at Duckfat Tavern and Grill are incredibly tasty and reasonably priced around $30.
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    7218 Madison St
    Forest Park, IL US
  • Blueberry Hill
    Visit Forest Park's Blueberry Hill for fresh ribs that fall off the bone, sweet corn and homemade baked beans. Low-fat alternatives are not available, however, so make sure your waistband has some wiggle room. Blueberry Hill also has large TVs for your viewing pleasure. Blueberry Hill is a prime location to dine with a group. The bar has ample room for dancing, and patrons can be seen jamming out on the floor. Interested in eating out over the weekend? Keep in mind that the bar gets swamped on Fridays and Saturdays, and service may take longer than expected. Relaxed attire is perfectly fine at Blueberry Hill, known for its laid-back ambience. Whether you prefer street or lot parking, Blueberry Hill is located near both options. If public transportation is preferable, ditch the car and board the nearby stop at Forest Park (Blue). You'll also find plenty of safe spaces to lock up your bike if you prefer to cycle to the bar. Dining at Blueberry Hill will set you back about $30 per person on average.
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    427 Des Plaines Ave
    Forest Park, IL US

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