Nightlife in Carol Stream

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

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

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

"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

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

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

$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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

$12 for $14 Toward a Craft Beer Growler Refill at Penrose Brewing Company

Penrose Brewing Company


Take home a growler of craft beer; selection rotates frequently

$14 $12

"Six Stories Tall"

Adventure Stage Chicago

Noble Square

$17 $11.50

"Kiss Kiss Cabaret"

Uptown Underground


$24.50 $7

"Marvelous Madeleines"

Berger Park - Coach House

Far North Side

$25 $7

"MJ Live: A Michael Jackson Tribute Concert" and Boy Band Review on Saturday, January 21, at 7:30 p.m.

MJ Live

Rosemont Theatre

The tribute dance show matches the energy and excitement of the biggest hits with a sing-along stage spectacle that’s just as huge

$36.15 $21.50

"Horrible Fun": Based on Cards Against Humanity

Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

$15 $10.50

Select Local Merchants

  • Bulldog Ale House
    Bulldog Ale House serves tasty American-style cuisine. Don't be alone on gameday, come have a great drink and great fun. Tots are more than welcome to dine with their parents at this restaurant. Free wireless Internet is also available at Bulldog Ale House, so bring your tablet or laptop along. Dine out in the open during Bulldog Ale House's summer season when patio tables are available for use. Your group can sit comfortably at Bulldog Ale House, a local restaurant. Be prepared to raise your voice, though — the restaurant can get noisy. The restaurant can get full to bursting on a busy Friday or Saturday night, so the safest bet is to call ahead for a reservation. Bulldog Ale House offers an informal dining experience for those who are allergic to jackets and ties. Bulldog Ale House can also cater your next party; call today for details. Can't stay at this restaurant long? Pick up and go home. For drivers, a nearby lot is available for use. Bulldog Ale House offers a nice selection of mid-range cuisine, so you can expect a meal there to cost about $30 or less per person. Conveniently charge by major credit card when cash isn't an option. When you are ready to try a new restaurant for lunch or dinner, make your way over to Bulldog Ale House for tasty American fare. When you're in need of a casual night out, head to Bulldog Ale House and enjoy some great American classics.
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  • Flip Flops Tiki Bar & Grill
    For tasty cocktails and a casual ambiance, visit Flip Flops Tiki Bar and Grill. Being a fan is serious business; don't miss a minute of your team's game. This bar welcomes kids, too, so you can feel good about bringing the whole family. Stay in the loop (and online!) by tapping into Flip Flops Tiki Bar and Grill's free wifi hotspot. On warmer days, take advantage of Flip Flops Tiki Bar and Grill's outdoor seating. 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). No need to put on airs for a trip to Flip Flops Tiki Bar and Grill — the dress code and ambience at this bar are totally laid-back. You can call it in, then carry it out. Drivers will love the easy parking options just steps away from Flip Flops Tiki Bar and Grill. Cyclists are in luck. Flip Flops Tiki Bar and Grill provides bike parking. Prices tend towards the moderate side, with the average tab at Flip Flops Tiki Bar and Grill running under $30 per person.
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  • Spectator Sports Bar & Grill
    Craving finger food? Head to Spectator Sports Bar and Grill and chow down on classic pub fare. The bar is stocked with TVs, so you can watch the next big game. Save money on a sitter — kids are welcome to join the table at this bar. Dine with fellow dancing machines — the bar is stocked with a lively, open floor. You may be better off finding a table during the week, as weekends at the bar tend to be packed. If time is of the essence, this bar's take-out option may be a better fit. Drivers will embrace the parking lot located next door to Spectator Sports Bar and Grill. Hitting the mid-range mark, Spectator Sports Bar and Grill s prices are perfectly reasonable for food that goes above and beyond. It's about time you ate the best pub food around with a trip to Spectator Sports Bar and Grill.
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  • Pub Yahoo
    Grab some friends and head on over to Pub Yahoo for great pub grub. Treat yourself to a healthy lunch or dinner at Pub Yahoo. Follow the game or the news from the TVs in the bar. Surround yourself with the wonderful weather at your next night out at Pub Yahoo. The bar's noise level can be somewhat straining on the vocal cords, so intimate get-togethers may be best enjoyed elsewhere. The bar fills up on the weekends, so keep that in mind before heading out. Driving to Pub Yahoo? Check out the nearby parking selections and park with ease. Are you ready for a bite of pure heaven with Pub Yahoo's delicious pub food? If you're craving food from one of the top British pubs in Carol Stream, Pub Yahoo is the place to go.
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  • Cdt Enterprises
    For tasty Mexican fare, Carol Stream's CDT Enterprises is hard to top. Be prepared to raise your voice, though — the restaurant can get noisy. Everyone will feel comfortable dining at CDT Enterprises, where business casual attire is standard. Get in and out of the car quickly with no-hassle parking located all around the restaurant. At CDT Enterprises, you can ease your appetite and please your pocketbook the menu offers a selection of mid-priced, budget-friendly meals. There's no better way to celebrate Taco Tuesday than at CDT Enterprises, so head on over today and chow down on some unique tacos.
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  • The Mystery Shop
    Are you ready for a spectacular night out in Carol Stream? Mystery Shop has just the theater you need. Feeling hungry? Sit down for a bite to eat at this theater 's restaurant. You won't need to get a sitter before heading to this theater — kids are more than welcome at this family-friendly establishment. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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