Nightlife in Addison

"Naughty Little Cabaret" Burlesque, Fridays at 8 p.m. through December 17

Naughty Little Cabaret

Original Mothers

Male and female burlesque performers, including some from RuPaul’s Drag Race, dazzle with acrobatics, teasing, and titillating dance moves

$30 $20

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

Hala Kahiki

River Grove

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

$30 $20

Tasting Experience for Two with Pint Glasses and "Crowlers" at Noon Whistle Brewing (Up to 44% Off)

Noon Whistle Brewing


Sip beers and take home 32-oz. canned crowlers at the brewery behind such beers as Cozmo, American Pale Ale and Bernie milk stout

$54 $30

"Hip Hop Nutcracker" on Friday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m.

Hip Hop Nutcracker

Rosemont Theatre

A dozen dancers pair with a DJ and electric violinist to put an explosive hip-hop spin on this holiday classic

$42.55 $25

Two, Four, Six, or Nine Tickets to XD Adventures 9D Virtual Reality Interactive Cinema Ride (Up to 43% Off)

XD Adventures 9D Virtual Reality Interactive Movie Ride

XD Adventures 9D Virtual Reality Interactive Cinema Ride

Prepare for revolutionary and next-generation nine-dimensional cinema rides that offer a remarkably intense and extreme experience

$48 $32

Halloween Bar Crawl on October 28 or 29

Halloween Trolley Bar Crawl or Halloween Bar Crawl: Crawl-o-ween

Multiple Locations

Don creative Halloween costume, then walk to Chicago bars featuring drink specials, scavenger hunts, and prizes

$17.36 $8

The Dancing Horses from September 1 through October 30

The Dancing Horses

The Dancing Horses Theatre

Equestrians & various horse breeds do a Vegas-style performance, followed by an exotic bird show featuring Echo from America’s Got Talent

$37.50 $18

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

"Thrones! The Musical Parody": A Parody of "Game of Thrones" (October 12-October 30)

"Thrones! A Musical Parody"

Apollo Theater

This send up of the HBO phenomenon puts a humorous, musical spin on the world of Westeros, including spoilers all the way through Season 6

$59.75 $25

$39 for Date Night with Two Movie Tickets and $100 eGift Card ($124 Value*)

Ultimate Date Night Package

Online Deal

Create your own ultimate date with movie tickets and a $100 eGift Card for dinner

$124 $39

General, VIP, or VIP Admission with a Drink to Laugh Factory Chicago Weekend or Tuesday-Night Comedy Shows

Laugh Factory

Laugh Factory

Legendary standup-comedy venue hosts some of the best local and touring comedians around during weekend and Tuesday night comedy shows

$10 $7

A Nightmare on Hubbard Street-The 5th Annual River North Halloween Costume Bar Crawl on Saturday, October 29, at 12 pm

A Nightmare on Hubbard Street – The 5th Annual River North Halloween Costume Bar Crawl

Bar Louie

Annual Halloween-themed bar crawl weaves through River North, with drink specials, live DJs, and a costume contest along the way

$27.95 $15

Improv-Comedy Show with Popcorn (Through January 28)

Laugh Out Loud Theater Schaumburg

Laugh Out Loud

Improvisers perform shows with spontaneous scenes, games, and songs

$22 $11

America's Baking and Sweets Show on Friday, November 11, at 10 a.m.

America's Baking and Sweets Show

Schaumburg Convention Center

My Cupcake Addiction mastermind Elise Strachan headlines a weekend of sweets, classes, and demos

$26 $15

Murder-Mystery Dinner for One or Two at The Murder Mystery Co. (Up to 50% Off)

The Murder Mystery Co.


Interactive murder mystery dinner starring professional actors testing guests’ sleuthing skills throughout a three course meal

$60 $29.99

25% Cash Back at Duffy's Tavern and Grille

Duffy's Tavern and Grille

North Side

Claim this deal and get 25% cash back rewards when you pay with your linked Visa card at Duffy’s Tavern and Grille

$0 $0

The Second City Presents Urban Twist for Two (October 14–December 16)

Second City Diversity and Inclusion presents: "Urban Twist", a hip sketch comedy revue featuring Bob Curry Fellows

The Blackout Cabaret - 2nd Floor Pipers Alley

The famed Chicago institution presents a night of political satire and sketch comedy written and performed by a diverse cast

$32 $16

"The Wild Side: A Bad Ass Pole Show" on October 7, November 4, or December 2

The Wild Side: A Bad Ass Pole Show

Original Mothers

Chicago’s sexiest pole dancers dazzle with high-fyling acrobatics and titillating dance moves

$30 $20

Beer Tastings, Flights, and Unfilled Growlers for Two or Four at Metal Monkey Brewing (Up to 33% Off)

Metal Monkey Brewing

Metal Monkey Brewing

Learn about beer and enjoy plenty of samples at the brewery, such as Goodall Day Blonde and Big Chimpin IPA

$21 $14

Movie Theater Ticket Subscription Plans from MoviePass (Up to 37% Off). Four Options Available.


Online Deal

Smartphone app lets users reserve movie theater tickets at major theaters nationwide, saving them time and money

$17.99 $12.99

Standup or Improv Comedy Show at The Comedy Shrine Theater through January 28

The Comedy Shrine

The Comedy Shrine Theater

Comics and resident improvisers fill standup showcases and a flagship show of short-form improv a la Whose Line Is It Anyway?

$20 $10

Craft-Beer Tasting for Two or Four at Beermiscuous (Up to 43% Off)


North Side

Each guest selects four draft craft beer samples from a wide variety of options at a unique beer café

$30 $18

$13 for One Hour of Pool and $15 Toward Drinks and Snacks at Elite Cafe & Billiards ($25 Value)

Elite Cafe & Billiards

Melrose Park

Retro pool hall gives players plenty of space to maneuver around its 17 billiards tables

$25 $13

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

"Kiss Kiss Cabaret"

Uptown Underground


$24.50 $7

Standup for Two and Tickets to a Future Show at Riddles Comedy Club Through April 20

Riddles Comedy Club

Riddles Comedy Club

Weekend sets from nationally touring comedians such as Robert Hines and Bob Jay

$75 $19

GreenRoom Productions' Unscripted Improv Show for Two through November 26

GreenRoom Improv

Multiple Locations

Family-friendly band of comedians tickles ribs in a 90-minute improv show with sketches, games, and skits based off audience stories

$24 $12


Adventure Stage Chicago

Noble Square

$17 $11.50

2nd Annual Haunted Halloween Ball - Saturday October 29, 2016 / 8:00pm

Navy Pier Grand Ballroom

Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze at Navy Pier

$20 $13.75

Select Local Merchants

  • Pyramid Club
    Rack 'em up! Pool hall Pyramid Club in Addison is a great spot for an evening out. Feel satisfied but not stuffed with Pyramid Club's gluten-free and low-fat alternatives. Just because you're out on the town doesn't mean you have to miss the game. TVs are on in the bar area to give you all the latest scores. Enjoy wifi here free of cost. Al fresco eating options are also available at Pyramid Club, which presents a lovely patio seating area for warmer months. It tends to get especially busy on weekends, so be sure to call ahead and make a reservation. Casual clothing is the name of the game at Pyramid Club, where suits and ties won't be spotted for miles. Through their catering service, Pyramid Club can also set out a delicious spread for your next party. You want food. You can take it or we'll leave it — just as simple as that. Let us know your preference. With meters and potential tickets, you'll thank us for our onsite parking! Commute by bike to Pyramid Club and find easy bike parking. Who s hungry for great grub at a reasonable rate? Pyramid Club s yummy creations will leave a mark in your memory but not a dent in your pocketbook. When you're ready to grab a bite to eat and shoot some pool, head on over to Pyramid Club. When you're looking for a bite of the classics, you know there's no better place than Pyramid Club. See what great American fare is cooking up next at Pyramid Club. Make your way over to the highly-rated Pyramid Club and taste your way through some great American dishes.
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  • Bigby's Pour House
    Bigby's Pour House is a casual sports bar with signature drinks and classic bar food. Catch the game at Bigby's Pour House, a local restaurant with TVs. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful weather during your meal at Bigby's Pour House. During the bar's weekend rush, waiting in line is the name of the game (so avoid Friday and Saturday nights if you're looking for something quick). Waiting can feel like forever, especially when you're hungry. Spare yourself time spent in the parking search and dine with us. We've got space available for you and your car. Bigby's Pour House's diners can store their bikes safely at the rack around the corner. Hitting the mid-range mark, Bigby's Pour House's prices are perfectly reasonable for food that goes above and beyond.
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  • Mo Shesha Lounge
    Get your coffee fix under control at MO Shesha Lounge. TVs are also on hand in the bar to keep up with the latest scores. You can tote your laptop here to take advantage of the free wifi. MO Shesha Lounge's outdoor seating is available during the warmer months. Fridays and Saturdays really bring in the crowds, so make sure there's space for you by calling ahead for a reservation. MO Shesha Lounge is located near endless parking possibilities, allowing drivers to park with ease. MO Shesha Lounge serves up freshly brewed coffee, so make your way over and enjoy a good cup of Joe.
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  • Marcus Addison Cinema
    Have two hours to spend? Catch a movie at Marcus Cinema Addison in Addison. Service and taste make a great restaurant, and that's why you won't be disappointed by this theater. This theater welcomes kids, too, so you can feel good about bringing the whole family. Enjoy the beautiful weather with an exciting movie at Marcus Cinema Addison's open air theater. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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  • Sports Hall of Fame
    At Sports Hall of Fame, you can snack away on tasty pub grub. The menu at Sports Hall of Fame is teeming with the greasy must-haves and man are they good! In addition to its great location, Sports Hall of Fame is also located near plenty of parking options. Treating yourself doesn't mean breaking the bank, come taste the great dishes Sports Hall of Fame has to offer.
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  • Day Dreamer's
    Treat yourself to a spa day every now and then. Day Dreamer's in Addison is a great place to visit with all the luxurious treatments it offers. Opt for one of the spa's massages and banish all your stress. For those extra tough times, Day Dreamer's is there to help restore calm and balance to your mind and body, so feel free to stop by when you need it most.
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