Nightlife in Downers Grove

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

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

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

$44 $22

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

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

50 Shades Male Revue Show on Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8

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

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

$17 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 $17

"The Nasty Show"

Laugh Factory Chicago

Laugh Factory

$17 $11.50

Trippin' Billies: The Ultimate Dave Matthews Tribute Band on Saturday, January 7, 2017, at 9 p.m.

Trippin' Billies: The Ultimate Dave Matthews Tribute Band

House of Blues Chicago

Popular group pays tribute to Dave Matthews Band with spot-on instrumentation and vocals

$27.50 $12.50

Newsboys on Friday, October 7, at 7 p.m.


Life Changers Church

Acclaimed Christian rockers tout their latest, Love Riot, in a set filled with greatest hits; The Afters and Ryan Stevenson open

$32.96 $22

$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

$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

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 50% 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 $10

Movie Theater Ticket Subscription Plans from MoviePass (Up to 44% 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

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

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

"Horrible Fun": Based on Cards Against Humanity

Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

$15 $10.50

"Naughty Little Cabaret" Burlesque, Fridays at 8 p.m. through October 28

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

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

Hydrate Nightclub Chicago


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

$72 $28

Standup Comedy Show and Appetizer for Two or Four at The Comedy Bar (Up to 50% Off)

The Comedy Bar

Gino's East River North

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

$55.18 $29

Gabriel Sanchez Presents: The Prince Experience on January 12 at 8:30 p.m.

The Prince Experience

House of Blues Chicago

Gabriel Sanchez and his band celebrate the late music icon’s career, especially the 1984 era of Purple Rain

$29.54 $15

"Kiss Kiss Cabaret"

Uptown Underground


$27.50 $18

$35 for $55 at The Living Room at W Hotel Chicago

The Living Room at W Hotel Chicago


Enjoy upscale comfort food at this cozy and glamorous bar; menu items include chipotle tequila shrimp scampi and more

$55 $35

"Hope Is a Home" Benefit Concert Featuring Danny Gokey - Saturday October 1, 2016 / 7:30pm

Batavia Fine Arts Centre

Big Woods Marmion

$40 $25.25

Belanova on November 2 at 8 p.m.


House of Blues Chicago

Grammy-winning electropop from Guadalajaran trio known for the singles “Tus Ojos,” “No Me Voy a Morir,” and “Sólo Dos”

$40.05 $20

Love Jones The Musical with Musiq Soulchild and Marsha Ambrosius on September 30, October 1, or October or 2

"Love Jones The Musical"

Arie Crown Theater

MC Lyte and director Theodore Witcher spearhead this musical adaptation of the cult-classic movie with help from Musiq Soulchild

$59.50 $51.30

"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

Jerry Rivera on Saturday, October 1, at 8 p.m.

Jerry Rivera

The Arena

Latin Grammy–nominated Puerto Rican salsa singer croons hits from his decades-long career

$24.72 $19

Select Local Merchants

  • Another Round Bar & Grill
    What is American food? Cuisine that is delicious and perfect for any occasion. Come grab some at Another Round Bar and Grill. Catch the sports highlights on one of the TVs at Another Round Bar and Grill. Tots and tykes will be right at home at this restaurant with its kid-approved food and ambience. Take a great restaurant, add perfect party food and a fun group of people, and get a night for the ages at Another Round Bar and Grill. Dine under the sun (or stars) at Another Round Bar and Grill with their charming outdoor seating. Access the Internet free of charge via Another Round Bar and Grill's complimentary wifi. Those with sensitive ears may want to stay away from this restaurant, though, as it can get quite loud. People tend to swarm the restaurant on Fridays and Saturdays, so be sure to reserve space for your party ahead of time. Leave the fancy duds at home — patrons at the restaurant dress informally. Always five minutes behind schedule? Pick up your food to go instead. You can also have Another Round Bar and Grill cater your next event. Park in the open lot next to Another Round Bar and Grill and score easy and free parking. If cycling is more your speed, you'll find plenty of space to stash your bike outside the restaurant. Want top-notch taste for less than top-dollar prices? Another Round Bar and Grill s mid-range cuisine is sure to satisfy on both fronts, where pennies stretch into perfectly seasoned platters. Don't look any further, head to Another Round Bar and Grill for your next American meal. So next time you're hungry and want a casual meal, Another Round Bar and Grill is the perfect destination for some good old fashioned food. For an exceptional menu of American food that is highly-rated by all who try it, call Another Round Bar and Grill today.
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  • Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant
    Throw 'em back at Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant, and quickly grow to love this Irish bar. Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant is also a good option for those with special dietary needs, offering both low-fat and gluten-free items on the menu. Don't be alone on gameday, come have a great drink and great fun. This bar is a terrific spot for families to gather with its kid-friendly ambience and menu. Stay in the loop (and online!) by tapping into Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant's free wifi hotspot. Score quick and easy seating for groups of any size at Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant. Dine out in the open during Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant's summer season when patio tables are available for use. Musical groups perform live at Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant, so tables can perk up with some tunes. The bar can fill to capacity on the weekends, so don't forget to call ahead to reserve your table. Take it nice and easy at Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant, where casual dress is the rule of the day. Catering services are also available. The food's ready when you are. Come on in or carry out. Don't waste time or money searching for a parking space — pull into the lot next door at no extra charge. For those who travel by bike, Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant offers bike racks for diners. A meal at Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant will typically set you back about $30. Patrons can choose to charge their bill, as Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant welcomes the use of most major credit cards. Grab a friend and head to Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant where you can enjoy some good food and a nice beer. If you're craving food from one of the top British pubs in Downers Grove, Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant is the place to go.
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  • Gatto's Restaurant & Bar
    Gatto's Restaurant and Bar does pasta right — this restaurant is known for its top-of-the-line Italian recipes. G-free and low-fat are just a couple of examples, come here for a quick bite that will leave you feeling healthy. The drink list at this restaurant has everything you need to complete your meal (and your night out). This restaurant is great for families with kids. The happy hour at Gatto's Restaurant and Bar offers deals you won't want to miss. Gather up your group of friends and head to Gatto's Restaurant and Bar, a local restaurant that has room for large groups. It can be a bit of a mob scene on the weekends, so don't take a chance on getting seated — best to call ahead and make a reservation. Gatto's Restaurant and Bar welcomes laid-back diners, so there's no pressure to throw on heels or a tie. Meeting the gang for a movie? Pick up some food from this restaurant. Can't get enough of Gatto's Restaurant and Bar's tasty dishes? They also offer a catering service for parties and events. Aside from the delicious, mouth-watering food and drinks, what's the best thing about us? Our free parking. Plain and simple. Bicyclists will also find lots of space to safely lock up their bikes. It's not the cheapest, it's not the most expensive, but it is the most delicious. Come to Gatto's Restaurant and Bar for a great bite. For prime Italian fare, Gatto's Restaurant and Bar is one of the highest-rated restaurants around. Do you hear your stomach growling? Answer the call with a tasty Italian meal from Gatto's Restaurant and Bar.
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  • Brick House Tavern + Tap
    Brick House Tavern + Tap is a relaxed restaurant with an elegant decor and classic American dishes. The menu at Brick House Tavern + Tap is loaded with gluten-free and low-fat options. Whether you have something to celebrate or just need something to take the edge off, the drink menu at this restaurant won't disappoint. Shake off your workday and treat yourself to Brick House Tavern + Tap's happy hour. Gather up your group of friends and head to Brick House Tavern + Tap, a local restaurant that has room for large groups. Bask in the sun (or moon!) light when you dine on Brick House Tavern + Tap's outdoor patio. Enjoy wifi here free of cost. 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. Put the suit away when heading to Brick House Tavern + Tap — dress is casual, as are the vibes. Need to get out of the house? Order and pick up from this restaurant. The restaurant is located near a free parking lot, making it a prime parking spot for diners. When you have a hunger craving, head over to Brick House Tavern + Tap and treat yourself to an American classic. Brick House Tavern + Tap has something for everyone with great American fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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  • Hooters
    Indulge in a wide array of American dishes at Hooters. Guess what? Hooters serves food that's free of gluten and low in fat, so everyone can find something that tastes and feels great. Catch the sports highlights on one of the TVs at Hooters. This restaurant is more than willing to accommodate families, so kids are welcome to tag along. At Hooters, you can dine with your immediate family and your extended family due to the easy seating for large parties. For comfortable outdoor service, Hooters sets up a seasonal patio. Check email, shop online, or get the latest game scores on Hooters' free wifi. Or, take your food to go. Patrons have access to free parking in the neighboring lot. If you go out for a nice meal, it doesn't need to cost $100, come treat yourself at Hooters. When you have a hunger craving, head over to Hooters and treat yourself to an American classic. Swing by Hooters today and enjoy a delicious American meal in a casual setting. So take your next meal to the next level and indulge in some great American eats at the highly-rated Hooters.
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    Downers Grove, IL US
  • Roundhead's Pizzeria Grill
    Treat yourself to good food and drink at Roundhead's Pizzeria Grill in Downers Grove. Roundhead's Pizzeria Grill serves up well-crafted, gluten-free and healthy menu items. Drinks all around! Pair your dinner with a beverage from this restaurant's full bar. Youngsters are more than welcome to join mom and dad at this restaurant. Roundhead's Pizzeria Grill's outdoor seating is available during the warmer months. Roundhead's Pizzeria Grill has a large dining room, making it easy to seat large parties. Wireless Internet access is available for no charge at Roundhead's Pizzeria Grill. Jeans are just right for a meal at Roundhead's Pizzeria Grill, which embraces a casual vibe. If you're in a hurry, place an order for pickup instead. That's right! Roundhead's Pizzeria Grill will bring their delicious food to your house for any occasion. Score free parking at the lot adjacent to Roundhead's Pizzeria Grill.
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    Downers Grove, IL US

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