Nightlife in Des Plaines


Improv-Comedy Show with Popcorn (Through October 29)

Laugh Out Loud Theater Schaumburg

Laugh Out Loud Theater Schaumburg

Improvisers perform shows with spontaneous scenes, games, and songs

$22 $11

$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

5% Cash Back at 10 Pin Lounge

10 Pin Lounge

Near North Side

Claim this deal and get 5% cash back rewards when you pay with your linked Visa card at 10 Pin Lounge

$0 $0

$16 for Movie and Popcorn for Two at Cascade Drive-In ($24.50 Value)

Cascade Drive In

Cascade Drive In

The double features of first-run flicks pair with the audio from an FM station or in-car speakers as attendees dig into popcorn

$24.50 $16

$5 for a Movie Ticket at Studio Movie Grill ($10.75 Value)

Studio Movie Grill

Wheaton

A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

$10.75 $5

Upscale American Dinner for Two or Four at Big Shot Piano Lounge (50% Off)

Big Shot Piano Lounge & Restaurant

Central Business District

Diners enjoy live music while dining on upscale fare like blue-cheese shrimp salad and entrees like seared scallops or Manhattan strip filet

$40 $20

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

Noon Whistle Brewing

Lombard

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

Presale: AAHH! FEST featuring COMMON on September 25 at 3 p.m.

AAHH! FEST featuring COMMON at Union Park

Union Park

COMMON returns to Chicago with his star-studded AAHH! Fest, which in 2014 featured Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, and Jennifer Hudson

$75 $60

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

Movie Tickets and Concessions from Dealflicks (Up to 48% Off). Two Options Available.

Dealflicks

Multiple Locations

Dealbucks can be use to purchase movie tickets and concessions at multiple theaters on Dealflicks.com

$20 $11

El DeBarge - Tuesday August 2, 2016 / 9:30pm

City Winery Chicago

City Winery

$55 $29.50

Pre-sale: Sebastian Maniscalco, Brian Regan, John Mulaney, and More on Friday, September 2, at 5:15 p.m.

Brian Regan, Sebastian Maniscalco, John Mulaney & More

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Chicago

Sebastian Maniscalco joins Brian Regan and fellow comedians John Mulaney, Jeff Ross, Tom Segura, Iliza Schlesinger, and more

$33.25 $15

"Boy Toy's Pocket Cabaret" - Friday October 14, 2016 / 8:00pm

Uptown Underground

Uptown

$25 $16.50

"Thrones! The Musical Parody": A Parody of "Game of Thrones" (July 22–August 19)

"Thrones! The Musical Parody": A Parody of "Game of Thrones"

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

$54.75 $29

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

Hydrate Nightclub Chicago

Chicago

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

$72 $28

Weekend or Tuesday Show at the Laugh Factory, through May 31, 2017

The Laugh Factory

Laugh Factory - Chicago

Large lineups of top local standup talent, comedic storytelling, and themed shows

$10 $7

Chrisette Michele on August 28 at 7 p.m.

Chrisette Michele

HOB Chicago

R&B and neo-soul singer known for her powerful kiss-off single “Be OK” and the Brooklyn ballad “Rich Hipster”

$127.75 $76

$19 for a Blues Concert for Two at Kingston Mines ($30 Value)

Kingston Mines

Lincoln Park

Legendary blues club stages performances by equally legendary blues musicians seven nights a week

$30 $19

Chicago Indie Spirits Expo

Hilton Chicago

Downtown

$85 $40

$13 for $20 Toward Hookah and Non-Alcoholic Drinks at House of Hookah

House of Hookah

House of Hookah

This late-night BYOB hookah lounge features 70+ hookah flavors, plus a wide variety of hookah accessories for purchase

$20 $13

"Picasso at the Lapin Agile"

Raue Center for the Arts

Raue Center for the Arts

$32.50 $21

"An Evening of Radioactive Comedy"

The Cornservatory

North Side

$10 $7.50

Blue Man Group — Up to 41% Off

Blue Man Group

Briar Street Theatre

Acclaimed trio of painted humanoids specialize in performances with unconventional percussion and colorful visuals

$79 $47

"The Wizengamot: A Harry Potter Debate!"

Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

$15 $10.50

"Naughty Little Cabaret" Burlesque, Fridays at 8 p.m. through September 23

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

Standup or Improv Comedy Show at The Comedy Shrine Theater through August 27

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

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

The Murder Mystery Co.

Chicago

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

$60 $29.99

50 Shades Male Revue Show on Friday, October 7, at 9 p.m.

50 Shades Male Revue Show

Stereo Nightclub

Male dance revue comprised of muscle bound hunks excite crowds with sensual moves and Vegas showmanship. Excellent for a ladies night out

$32.64 $15

Little Shop of Horrors, June 5–July 31

"Little Shop of Horrors"

Greenhouse Theater Center

A lovelorn flower-shop employee lands in trouble when his venus flytrap finds an appetite for human flesh in this rock musical comedy

$43 $28

Brewery Package for 2 or 4 with Beer Flights, Tour, and 32-oz Crowlers at Blue Nose Brewery (Up to 49% Off)

Blue Nose Brewery

Hodgkins

New brewery taking the city by storm gives craft-beer lovers a behind-the-scenes look at the brewing process that includes six-beer flights

$54 $29

Select Local Merchants

Groupon Guide

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