Nightlife in Burr Ridge

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

Movie with Popcorn and Drinks for One, Two, or Four at Village of Bensenville (Up to 50% Off)

Village of Bensenville


Guests grab buckets of popcorn and large sodas before heading into intimate twin theaters to view recent releases

$22 $12

"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

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

Halloween Bar Crawl on October 28 or 29 or Trolley Bar Crawl: Crawl-o-ween on October 29, at 8 p.m.

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

Multiple Locations

Don creative Halloween costume, then walk or hop on a trolley to hit Chicago bars featuring drink specials, scavenger hunts, and prizes

$17.36 $8

$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

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

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

$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

"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 $18

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

Dru Hill with Sisqo on December 18 at 8 p.m.

Dru Hill with Sisqo

House of Blues Chicago

R&B crooners treat fans to soulful hit such as “Never Make a Promise” and “In My Bed”

$39.16 $27.50

WDB Marketing 10-Year Gala & Legacy Awards on November 10 at 7:30 p.m.

WDB Marketing 10-Year Gala & Legacy Awards

Harold Washington Cultural Center

African American–owned business celebrates its 10th year by hosting a networking event and awards show to honor other local small businesses

$50 $25

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

"Kiss Kiss Cabaret" - Friday October 28, 2016 / 10:00pm (Peek-A-Boo)

Uptown Underground


$27.50 $18

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

"The Little Flower of East Orange"

Athenaeum Theatre

Athenaeum Theater

$30 $8

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

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

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

Navy Pier Grand Ballroom

Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze at Navy Pier

$15 $10.50

"Time Warp Time" - Sunday October 30, 2016 / 7:00pm

Skokie Theatre

Skokie Theatre

$25 $16

Select Local Merchants

  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    For wings with a ton of zest, Willowbrook's Buffalo Wild Wings has got you covered. Round out your meal with a little tipple — this restaurant has a terrific drink list, including beer, wine, and more. Load up the mini-van and bring the kids to this restaurant — they'll love the menu and scene here as much as mom and dad. Free wifi is available as well. Sit outside at Buffalo Wild Wings and soak up the sun on those nice summer days. The noise at the restaurant can be positively thunderous, so save intimate conversations for another night. Shake off the stiff workday duds at Buffalo Wild Wings — attire is casual. Getting your food to go is also an option. Aside from the delicious, mouth-watering food and drinks, what's the best thing about us? Our free parking. Plain and simple. At Buffalo Wild Wings, diners can make use of the safe bike rack. At Buffalo Wild Wings, you can ease your appetite and please your pocketbook the menu offers a selection of mid-priced, budget-friendly meals. The wings at Buffalo Wild Wings are certainly delicious, but it's fun atmosphere will keep you coming back for more.
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    Willowbrook, IL US
  • The Irish Legend
    For casual American-style cuisine, burger-loving diners head to The Irish Legend. Follow the game or the news from the TVs in the bar. Open air seating is ready for diners at The Irish Legend when the weather is warm. Dance the night away to The Irish Legend's live music. Take note that the restaurant can get a bit loud, so vocal cords and eardrums should be in tip-top shape. Interested in eating out over the weekend? Keep in mind that the restaurant gets swamped on Fridays and Saturdays, and service may take longer than expected. Want to enjoy The Irish Legend without the wait? Get it to go. With parking onsite, it's easier to get straight to our delicious food. Make use of the safe and efficient bike parking at The Irish Legend. The Irish Legend is creating dishes any foodie will love at around $30.
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    Willow Springs, IL US
  • Willowbrook Ballroom
    Take a trip to Willowbrook Ballroom and Banquets in Willow Springs and make your next meal a good one. Work off your meal with a little music and dancing — live tunes are often featured at the restaurant, and a dance floor is open to all. The restaurant fills up on the weekends, so keep that in mind before heading out. Willowbrook Ballroom and Banquets is located near endless parking options, allowing diners to find quick and easy parking. Make use of the safe and efficient bike parking at Willowbrook Ballroom and Banquets. Fancy-schmancy price tags don't always bring the best results, and Willowbrook Ballroom and Banquets's super yummy, mid-range menu is taste-test approved. If a trip to the ATM isn't on the agenda, visitors have the convenience of paying by major credit card.
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    Willow Springs, IL US
  • Starbucks
    For the perfect jolt of caffeine, look no further than Starbucks. Starbucks' low-fat fare and fresh offerings appeal to anyone searching for great taste and a healthy diet. Sunny day plus appetite equals the perfect time to head to Starbucks. Starbucks will be able to accommodate your large party. Get connected at lightning fast speeds with Starbucks' complimentary wifi. Or, take your food to go. Don't leave the car at home when you come in. We'll give you one of the great spaces in our parking lot. And for free. Bike parking is also available outside the coffee shop. Starbucks provides morning, afternoon, and evening service, so you can easily find time to dine. When you need a morning pick-me-up, make your way over to Starbucks for a cup of coffee.
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    Burr Ridge, IL US
  • Rafferty's Irish Pub
    For bar nibbles and pub food par excellence, Rafferty's Irish Pub is a top pick. The bar is stocked with TVs, so you can watch the next big game. For comfortable outdoor service, Rafferty's Irish Pub sets up a seasonal patio. The lively clientele and reverberating tunes result in a noisy scene, so don't plan any quiet conversation at the bar. Weekends are when crowds really head to Rafferty's Irish Pub, so plan accordingly. For those in a hurry, the bar lets you take your grub to go. Take advantage of the quick and easy parking near Rafferty's Irish Pub. So when you want some amazing food to complement your drinks, Rafferty's Irish Pub will be there for you. Find some of the top British pub food in Countryside at Rafferty's Irish Pub.
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    Countryside, IL US
  • Mood
    Come taste what Mood is doing to transform classic American cuisine. For your viewing pleasure, Mood also stocks TVs in the bar area. Between the music and the crowds, be prepared for a lot of noise at this restaurant. Take your vehicle to dinner nearby parking is plentiful and will not pose a problem for drivers looking to dine. If cycling is more your speed, you'll find plenty of space to stash your bike outside the restaurant. The menu at Mood is reasonably priced, with most items costing less than $30. The friendly staff at Mood are ready and waiting to cook and serve your favorite American meal.
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    Countryside, IL US