Nightlife in Elmhurst

$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

"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

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

"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

$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

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

$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

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$0 $0

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

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

Dru Hill

House of Blues Chicago

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

$39.16 $30

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

"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

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

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

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, 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

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

"Kiss Kiss Cabaret"

Uptown Underground


$27.50 $18

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 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

25% Cash Back at THE drop LOUNGE


North Side

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$0 $0

20% Cash Back at Graffiti Chicago

Graffiti Chicago

Near North Side

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"You Can Only Take the ACT 12 Times"

Greenhouse Theater Center

Greenhouse Theater Center

$25 $16.50

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

"Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical" (November 17–19)

"Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical"

The Chicago Theatre

The look, story, and beloved characters of the classic stop-motion Rudolph film take to the stage with live music

$61.02 $45

$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

20% Cash Back at Galway Bay (Chicago)

Galway Bay (Chicago)

North Side

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"Horrible Fun": Based on Cards Against Humanity

Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

$15 $10.50

Select Local Merchants

  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    Whether you love them dunked in ranch dressing or smothered in barbecue sauce, the wings at Elmhurst's Buffalo Wild Wings will fit any taste. Healthy eaters will love Buffalo Wild Wings' fresh selections, including a number of gluten-free options. Complete your meal with the perfect glass of wine or beer from this restaurant's drink list. This restaurant is a terrific spot for families to gather with its kid-friendly ambience and menu. Don't miss out on the great happy hour deals at Buffalo Wild Wings. Gather up your friends, coworkers or family members and head to Buffalo Wild Wings for a group meal. Getting online is easy with Buffalo Wild Wings' free and convenient wifi. The noise at the restaurant can be positively thunderous, so save intimate conversations for another night. Comfort is prioritized at Buffalo Wild Wings, and guests are encouraged to come as they are. The food is prepared and packaged, just waiting for your pickup. Throwing a big party? Count on Buffalo Wild Wings to provide top-notch catering with the same great dishes you love. Street parking is available, or, on busy nights, a nearby lot is another option for drivers. Bicyclists will also find lots of space to safely lock up their bikes. The wings at Buffalo Wild Wings make for an exciting and fun meal.
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  • Fitz's Pub
    Munch on tasty pub grub at Fitz's Pub. In the mood for a healthy meal? Check out Fitz's Pub for some great gluten-free dishes. TVs are also on hand in the bar to keep up with the latest scores. Youngsters are more than welcome to join mom and dad at this bar. The private room at Fitz's Pub is an excellent option when you're heading out with a big group for a night of celebration. Warm weather, delectable dishes, and an awesome atmosphere make for a dream night out at Fitz's Pub. Be sure to call for a reservation if the bar is part of your weekend plans — it can get crowded on Fridays and Saturdays. No need to put on airs for a trip to Fitz's Pub — the dress code and ambience at this bar are totally laid-back. If you're hoping to make a smashing impression at your next soiree, you can also have Fitz's Pub cater for you. Patrons have access to free parking in the neighboring lot. Bikers can store their bikes safely while they enjoy a meal at Fitz's Pub. Three meals a day are served at Fitz's Pub, so you can choose to start your day or end your evening here. Isn't it time to go to a pub that doesn't take their food lightly? Fitz's Pub makes tasty bites that maximize the meaning of indulgence. Find some of the top British pub food in Elmhurst at Fitz's Pub.
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  • Pints
    Pints is serving up American favorites with a tasty tweak. There are plenty of TVs in the bar to go around as well, so diners don't have to worry about missing out on anything. Eat out with the little ones at this restaurant, and don't waste time scurrying for a sitter. Gather up your friends, coworkers or family members and head to Pints for a group meal. On warmer days, you can take advantage of Pints' al fresco patio seating. Complimentary wifi is available as well. Fancy-schmancy attire is not required; in fact, guests are told to keep things casual. Can't stay at this restaurant long? Pick up and go home. Pints' diners can safely park on the street, as well as in a nearby lot. If cycling is more your speed, you'll find plenty of space to stash your bike outside the restaurant. Pints may cost you a little bit more than some spots, but this deliciousness is fairly-priced (and well worth the few extra bucks). Short on cash? No problem. Pints happily accepts all major credit cards. The next time you're craving a burger and fries, Pints is the place for you. So next time you're hungry and want a casual meal, Pints is the perfect destination for some good old fashioned food.
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  • Club of Elmhurst
    Order all of your favorite pub classics and munch away at Club of Elmhurst. A healthy lifestyle starts with the food you eat, and Club of Elmhurst is creating innovative healthy meals. Drinks here are readily available, so you can enjoy a glass of red or try something new. During the restaurant'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). Throw on your favorite T-shirt and head out the door — dining at Club of Elmhurst is all about comfort. That's right! Club of Elmhurst will bring their delicious food to your house for any occasion. The restaurant is located near a free parking lot, making it a prime parking spot for diners. At Club of Elmhurst, bikers can lock their bikes safely outside. Deep pockets not required! Club of Elmhurst takes pride in its over-the-top flavor and just-right prices. Plan ahead and get enough green to go around — cash is the only acceptable form of payment here. Just imagine that first bite into Club of Elmhurst's delicious pub food, isn't it about time you ordered from them?
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  • Galway Bar & Grill
    Come to Galway to grab an American classic with a side of fries. With this restaurant's wide selection of refreshments available, you can tap into the drink menu early in the evening. At Galway, there's no need to confine your meal to a traditional dining room — outdoor seating is available when the weather is warm. The restaurant hosts a live DJ, so you can find your rhythm on the dance floor. Prepare to face the crowds if you visit on the weekend — Friday and Saturday are Galway's busiest days. Take your vehicle to dinner nearby parking is plentiful and will not pose a problem for drivers looking to dine. Typical diners should plan to spend about $30 per person on Galway's moderately priced fare. No matter what type of American dish you're in the mood for, Galway has a great selection of dishes to choose from. When you need an American restaurant that is sure to impress, come to the highly-rated Galway.
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    Hillside, IL US
  • Fitz’s Spare Keys
    Fitz's Spare Keys combines a vintage bowling alley, pool hall, and live music venue inside a 24,000 square feet space, which also boasts a bar and restaurant. Thirty TVs scattered throughout the building broadcast games as bar hoppers imbibe and diners mull over the menu of burgers, steaks, and pizza. On Friday nights, musicians rule the stage and on Saturdays, dueling pianists make melodies their weapon of choice. While music lovers mingle to the soundtrack of live performers, bowlers socialize to the roar of crashing pins atop 14 old-timey lanes and pool players clack balls across seven tables. Two private party rooms can hold up to 150 guests or 150 cardboard cutouts; one is outfitted with a bar and four private bowling lanes, and the other houses four lanes and a pool table.
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    Elmhurst, IL US