Nightlife in Forest Park

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

Studio Movie Grill


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

$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

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

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

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

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

Saints & Sinners Halloween Party - Saturday October 29, 2016 / 9:00pm-2:00am

Lucky Strike


$25 $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

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

Navy Pier Grand Ballroom

Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze at Navy Pier

$20 $13.75

$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

"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

25% Cash Back at Duffy's Tavern and Grille

Duffy's Tavern and Grille

North Side

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$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

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

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

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

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

"Kiss Kiss Cabaret"

Uptown Underground


$24.50 $7

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

$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

"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

"Six Stories Tall"

Adventure Stage Chicago

Noble Square

$17 $11.50

25% Cash Back at THE drop LOUNGE


North Side

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$0 $0

25% Cash Back at Weather Mark Tavern

Weather Mark Tavern


Get 25% cash back on your first purchase and 20% cash back on all additional purchases

$0 $0

20% Cash Back at Galway Bay (Chicago)

Galway Bay (Chicago)

North Side

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20% Cash Back at Graffiti Chicago

Graffiti Chicago

Near North Side

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Tickets to "Beauties & Beaus" for 2, 4, or 6 on Friday or Saturdays at Hydrate Nightclub Chicago (Up to 55% Off)

Hydrate Nightclub - Beauties & Beaus


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

$40 $18

"Faded" Comedy Showcase - Saturday November 19, 2016 / 9:30pm

The Revival

The Revival Improv Comedy Theater

$10 $7.50

Select Local Merchants

  • Goldyburgers
    Take a trip to yumsville and order a burger from Goldyburgers. Both low-fat and gluten-free options are available here. Catch the game at Goldyburgers, a local restaurant with TVs. Children are more than welcome to dine at this bar, where there's something for everyone on the menu. At Goldyburgers, you can dine with your immediate family and your extended family due to the easy seating for large parties. For some fresh air during the non-winter months, dine outside on Goldyburgers' patio. Fridays and Saturdays really bring in the crowds, so make sure there's space for you by calling ahead for a reservation. Relaxed attire is perfectly fine at Goldyburgers, known for its laid-back ambience. Looking for something delicious to serve at your next party? Goldyburgers also offers catering. Some say walking is the greatest thing in life. This bar knows it's carryout. Tired of difficult commutes? Park the car nearby or take public transit to Goldyburgers. Pull up curbside and find simple street parking near Goldyburgers. Goldyburgers is home to many cyclists who appreciate the parking racks outside. Dinner is the real yum factor here, though breakfast bites and lunch are also featured. The menu at Goldyburgers is filled with creative burger options, so head on over today and treat yourself to a tasty meal that will leave you full for hours. So when you're craving a burger that's unlike the rest, head over to Goldyburgers and try one of the highly-rated options.
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  • Doc Ryan's
    Hankering for a side of fries? Try the grub at Doc Ryan's, a tasty restaurant serving American-style fare. 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. For some fresh air during the non-winter months, dine outside on Doc Ryan's' patio. If dancing is on the menu, the restaurant also features live bands and an open floor. The noise level can often drown out conversation, so make sure your party is prepared to speak up. 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. The dress code at Doc Ryan's is as relaxed as the ambience, so wear whatever suits you. Love the food so much you want to serve it at your next soiree? No problem — Doc Ryan's offers catering. At Doc Ryan's, diners can make use of the street, valet and garage parking options. Diners can take advantage of the nearby public transit options, including Harlem-Forest Park (Blue) and Forest Park (Blue). Commute by bike to Doc Ryan's and find easy bike parking. The menu at Doc Ryan's is reasonably priced, with most items costing less than $30. The next time you're craving a burger and fries, Doc Ryan's is the place for you. You deserve an excellent meal, so head on over to Doc Ryan's and enjoy some of the highly-rated American fare. Find out about Elmhurst 's top British pub food for yourself at Doc Ryan's.
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  • Healy's Westside
    Find old friends or make new ones at Healy's Westside — this welcoming Irish bar is a solid hangout. G-free and low-fat are just a couple of examples, come here for a quick bite that will leave you feeling healthy. Healy's Westside is fully loaded with TVs for your viewing pleasure. Access the Internet free of charge via Healy's Westside's complimentary wifi. Healy's Westside caters to all party sizes, both large and small. Weeknights are often swamped, so plan ahead and make a reservation to avoid the bar's rush. Good luck spotting a suit and tie at Healy's Westside — casually-dressed diners are the norm here. With food this good, you'll be running into this bar to pick it up yourself. Catering makes it easier to organize any event, and Healy's Westside will ensure that it is delicious. Tired of long commutes? Dine at Healy's Westside and enjoy the nearby parking and public transit access. Free parking is available for patrons who dine at Healy's Westside. Healy's Westside is a prime location for cyclists to park their bikes and enjoy a bite to eat. If a trip to the ATM isn't on the agenda, visitors have the convenience of paying by major credit card. Healy's Westside serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so stop by whenever is most convenient for you. So for a nice beer and some food, Healy's Westside welcomes all. Find some of the top British pub food in Forest Park at Healy's Westside.
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  • McGaffers Saloon
    Enjoy a freshly tossed pizza loaded with toppings at Mc Gaffers Saloon in Forest Park. Round out your meal with a little tipple — this pizzeria has a terrific drink list, including beer, wine, and more. Let the kids come too! Little ones love the food and atmosphere at this pizzeria just as much as their parents do. Mc Gaffers Saloon is the place to be for a celebratory happy hour. At Mc Gaffers Saloon, you can dine with your immediate family and your extended family due to the easy seating for large parties. Outdoor dining doesn't get much better than the beautiful patio at Mc Gaffers Saloon. A relatively loud pizzeria, this is not the place for a quiet night out. Not a popular place for dress-up dining, most Mc Gaffers Saloon patrons come in casual attire. Throwing a big party? Count on Mc Gaffers Saloon to provide top-notch catering with the same great dishes you love. Mc Gaffers Saloon's diners can make use of nearby parking lots. At Mc Gaffers Saloon, you can ease your appetite and please your pocketbook the menu offers a selection of mid-priced, budget-friendly meals. Mc Gaffers Saloon's pizza is oozing with delicious cheese and sauce, so make sure to pick one up on your way home.
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  • Old School Tavern & Grill
    What is American food? Cuisine that is delicious and perfect for any occasion. Come grab some at Old School Tavern and Grill. Save money on a sitter — kids are welcome to join the table at this restaurant. Warm weather brings out Old School Tavern and Grill's highly coveted patio seating. Check email, shop online, or get the latest game scores on Old School Tavern and Grill's free wifi. Weekend visitors to the restaurant are well advised to take advantage of the reservation system — crowds tend to pack the place on Fridays and Saturdays. You can call it in, then carry it out. Parking is easily accessible. Store your bike at a nearby rack and enjoy a bite to eat at Old School Tavern and Grill. Want top-notch taste for less than top-dollar prices? Old School Tavern and Grill s mid-range cuisine is sure to satisfy on both fronts, where pennies stretch into perfectly seasoned platters. The next time you're craving a burger and fries, Old School Tavern and Grill is the place for you. When you're in need of a casual night out, head to Old School Tavern and Grill and enjoy some great American classics.
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  • Mugsy's
    Treat yourself to tasty, homemade barbecue at Mugsy's in Forest Park. You'll find a wonderful selection of drinks from this restaurant's full bar to top off your meal. On warmer days, take advantage of Mugsy's' outdoor seating. Patrons are often seen swaying in their seats thanks to performances from Mugsy's' live musical groups or DJs. Music lovers can enjoy live performances at Mugsy's as well. Pump up your night with performances from Mugsy's' live DJs. To get seated fast on a weeknight, you may want to call ahead and make a reservation — after-work crowds can fill the place up. We believe in rewarding our loyal customers. To do just that, we give all patrons free parking in our very own lot. If public transportation is preferable, ditch the car and board the nearby stop at Forest Park (Blue). A typical meal at Mugsy's will set you back less than $30. You can stop by at almost any time, since Mugsy's offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There's no doubt about it. The food at Mugsy's is finger-licking good, and you'll always leave their restaurant satisfied.
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