Nightlife in Gary


Copper Still of ST John Indiana: Martini-Making Class with Cheese for Two or Four at Copper Still of St John Indiana (Up to 57% Off)

Martini-Making Class with Cheese for Two or Four at Copper Still of St John Indiana (Up to 57% Off)

Copper Still of ST John Indiana

St. John

A gourmet cheese board is served during the class, where students learn to concoct five martinis

$80 $40

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Riddles Comedy Club: Standup for Two and Tickets to a Future Show at Riddles Comedy Club (Up to 75% Off)

Standup for Two and Tickets to a Future Show at Riddles Comedy Club (Up to 75% Off)

Riddles Comedy Club

Alsip

Weekend sets from nationally touring comedians such as Brian Hicks and Jay Washington

$75 $19

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Mid Oak Distillery: Martini and Vodka Tasting with Appetizers for Two, Four, or Six at Mid Oak Distillery (Up to 66% Off)

Martini and Vodka Tasting with Appetizers for Two, Four, or Six at Mid Oak Distillery (Up to 66% Off)

Mid Oak Distillery

Crestwood

Guests enjoy mini martinis and light appetizers such as a cheese platter at Mid Oak Distillery

$56 $29

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Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer & More: Aziz Ansari with Very Special Guest Star Amy Schumer and More on Saturday, August 29 (Up to 43% Off)

Aziz Ansari with Very Special Guest Star Amy Schumer and More on Saturday, August 29 (Up to 43% Off)

Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer & More

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago

Uproarious sets by Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Bridgett Everett, Rachel Feinstein, Anthony Jeselnik, Nick Kroll, T.J. Miller, and more

$26.25 $15

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Vintners Wine Cellar: Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Vintners Wine Cellar (Up to 51% Off)

Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Vintners Wine Cellar (Up to 51% Off)

Vintners Wine Cellar

Oak Lawn

Sample and learn about a wide variety of wines

$50 $25

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The Public House Theatre: Echoes Of...: A Ten-Minute Play Festival at The Public House Theatre

Echoes Of...: A Ten-Minute Play Festival at The Public House Theatre

The Public House Theatre

Lakeview

$18 $12.50

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Naughty Little Cabaret: Naughty Little Cabaret at She-nannigans on August 14, September 11, October 9, or November 20 (Up to 33% Off)

Naughty Little Cabaret at She-nannigans on August 14, September 11, October 9, or November 20 (Up to 33% Off)

Naughty Little Cabaret

Shenannigans

Male and female burlesque revue dazzles with acrobatics, teasing, and titillating dance moves

$30 $20

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Down the Line Rooftop: Billy Joel or Foo Fighters : Down the Line Rooftop: Billy Joel on August 27 or Foo Fighters on August 29 (Up to 51% Off)

Down the Line Rooftop: Billy Joel on August 27 or Foo Fighters on August 29 (Up to 51% Off)

Down the Line Rooftop: Billy Joel or Foo Fighters

Down The Line Rooftop

Climb to the top of a Wrigleyville rooftop deck for Dave Grohl’s anthemic arena rock or timeless hits from the Piano Man

$173.19 $99

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Laugh Factory: Comedy Show with Optional VIP Seating at Laugh Factory (Up to 43% Off)

Comedy Show with Optional VIP Seating at Laugh Factory (Up to 43% Off)

Laugh Factory

Chicago

Large lineups of top local standup talent, comedic storytelling, and themed shows such as the Facebook-centric Social Takeover

$20 $12

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American Idol Live!: "American Idol Live!" at The Chicago Theatre on Saturday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

"American Idol Live!" at The Chicago Theatre on Saturday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

American Idol Live!

The Chicago Theatre

Season 14 winner Nick Fradiani and the Top Five Idols recreate the season’s biggest moments in a set of pop hits and group sing-alongs

$74.86 $45

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The Classical Symphony Orchestra: Protégé Philharmonic Concert and Summer Showcase Joint Concert: Classical Symphony Orchestra and Protege Philharmonic at Robin Bennett Theatre (Up to 42% Off)

Classical Symphony Orchestra and Protege Philharmonic at Robin Bennett Theatre (Up to 42% Off)

The Classical Symphony Orchestra: Protégé Philharmonic Concert and Summer Showcase Joint Concert

Robin Bennett Theatre at William Jones College Prep High School

The young people’s orchestra performs on their own in July, and is joined by the adults’ ensemble for a joint August performance

$17.34 $10.50

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World Traveler Pub Crawl: World Traveler Pub Crawl at Flagship Tavern on Saturday, August 1 at 2 p.m. (Up to 55% Off)

World Traveler Pub Crawl at Flagship Tavern on Saturday, August 1 at 2 p.m. (Up to 55% Off)

World Traveler Pub Crawl

Flagship Tavern

A globetrotting-themed bar crawl explores Lakeview for a good cause, and comes with a raffle ticket for a plane ticket anywhere in the USA

$20 $9

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"Grand Concourse": "Grand Concourse" at Steppenwolf Theatre on July 15–August 2 (Up to 47% Off)

"Grand Concourse" at Steppenwolf Theatre on July 15–August 2 (Up to 47% Off)

"Grand Concourse"

Steppenwolf Theatre

A nun suffering a crisis of faith nevertheless keeps her soup kitchen humming until a emotionally unstable volunteer sets her off balance

$50 $26.50

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Frank’s: Beer, Wine, and Cocktails at Frank's (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails at Frank's (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Frank’s

Lincoln Park

Rotating craft beers, more than 20 martinis, and the neighborhood’s best jukebox await at this Lincoln Park mainstay

$20 $12

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The Comedy Bar: Standup Comedy Show and Appetizer for Two or Four at The Comedy Bar (Up to 56% Off)

Standup Comedy Show and Appetizer for Two or Four at The Comedy Bar (Up to 56% Off)

The Comedy Bar

Gino's East River North

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

$55.18 $25

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Brew & View : $9 for a Movie and Popcorn for Two at Brew & View ($16 Value)

$9 for a Movie and Popcorn for Two at Brew & View ($16 Value)

Brew & View

Lakeview

An evening of recently released titles as well as cult, classic, and underground favorites in the Vic Theatre

$16 $9

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Chicago Hot Dog Fest: Chicago Hot Dog Fest Presented By The Chicago History Museum on August 7–9

Chicago Hot Dog Fest Presented By The Chicago History Museum on August 7–9

Chicago Hot Dog Fest

Chicago History Museum

Three-day fest celebrates the great American hot dog with specialty dogs, ice cold brews, and music

$30 $25

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Beres Hammond: Beres Hammond at The Shrine on August 18 at 9 p.m. (Up to 55% Off)

Beres Hammond at The Shrine on August 18 at 9 p.m. (Up to 55% Off)

Beres Hammond

The Shrine

Grammy-honored reggae musician enchants listeners with his soulful take on the genre

$22.10 $10

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"Baby Wants Candy": "Baby Wants Candy" at the Apollo Theater on Select Performances, June 12–August 28 (Up to 50%Off)

"Baby Wants Candy" at the Apollo Theater on Select Performances, June 12–August 28 (Up to 50%Off)

"Baby Wants Candy"

Apollo Theater

Backed by a full band, improvisers create a 60-minute musical based on a title suggestion from the audience

$20 $10

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Bobby J Coleman: Bobby J. Coleman Standup Comedy at Jokes and Notes Comedy Club on August 27 (Up to 33% Off)

Bobby J. Coleman Standup Comedy at Jokes and Notes Comedy Club on August 27 (Up to 33% Off)

Bobby J Coleman

Jokes and Notes

Kansas City-born comedian seen on Comicview, A Comic’s Hustle, and his own special Good N the Hood

$15 $10

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“The Perfect Ganesh”: "The Perfect Ganesh" at Athenaeum Theatre, July 23–August 23 (up to 46% Off)

"The Perfect Ganesh" at Athenaeum Theatre, July 23–August 23 (up to 46% Off)

“The Perfect Ganesh”

Athenaeum Theatre

A Hindu deity takes pity on two mourning American mothers who have come to India in search of spiritual enlightenment

$33.35 $18

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Gorilla Tango Burlesque Shows: Gorilla Tango Burlesque Shows at Gorilla Tango Theater, June 27–August 21 (Up to 39% Off)

Gorilla Tango Burlesque Shows at Gorilla Tango Theater, June 27–August 21 (Up to 39% Off)

Gorilla Tango Burlesque Shows

Gorilla Tango Theatre

Comedic burlesque takes on James Bond, Star Wars, Batman, and Disney

$33.04 $20

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"Steppin for a Cause" Dinner Affair with "Men at Large" Gemini Porter & Cedric Nunley: "Steppin for a Cause" Dinner Affair with Gemini Porter & Cedric Nunley on August 22 (Up to 29% Off)

"Steppin for a Cause" Dinner Affair with Gemini Porter & Cedric Nunley on August 22 (Up to 29% Off)

"Steppin for a Cause" Dinner Affair with "Men at Large" Gemini Porter & Cedric Nunley

Chicago Lakeshore Hotel

Benefit corrals shoes for those in need while treating guests to soul food buffet and live R&B and gospel from Gemini Porter & Cedric Nunley

$41.99 $30

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"Rock the Badges III" Charity Fundraiser: Rock The Badges III at Copernicus Center on Saturday, August 22 (Up to 52% Off)

Rock The Badges III at Copernicus Center on Saturday, August 22 (Up to 52% Off)

"Rock the Badges III" Charity Fundraiser

Copernicus Center

10 bands made up of Chicago Police and Fire Departments members square off for a concert benefiting the families of fallen servicemen

$40 $19

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Under the Gun Theater: Improv or Scripted Comedy for One, Two, or Four at Under the Gun Theater (Up to 50% Off)

Improv or Scripted Comedy for One, Two, or Four at Under the Gun Theater (Up to 50% Off)

Under the Gun Theater

Lakeview

Improv inspired by audience members, diverse standup performances, and other innovative forms of stage comedy

$12 $8

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#Afterlife: VIP Admisison to #AfterLife at Grandbar Whiskey Lounge on Saturdays at 10 p.m. through August 29 (Up to 50% Off)

VIP Admisison to #AfterLife at Grandbar Whiskey Lounge on Saturdays at 10 p.m. through August 29 (Up to 50% Off)

#Afterlife

Grandbar Whiskey Lounge

A weekly party celebrates the iconic house music of Chicago as it used to be, emphasizing dancing over dress codes

$70 $35

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"Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play": "Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play" at The Public House Theatre on July 10–August 29 (Up to 50% Off)

"Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play" at The Public House Theatre on July 10–August 29 (Up to 50% Off)

"Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play"

The Public House Theatre

A troupe performs an interactive comedy show inspired by drinking, barhopping, and male-female relations

$18 $9

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Events with BeneFitz, LLC: Indiana Dunes Day: Beaches, Hikes and Brewery on Sundays in August

Indiana Dunes Day: Beaches, Hikes and Brewery on Sundays in August

Events with BeneFitz, LLC

Near North Side

Groups explore Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore through beach games and hikes, then head over to a local brewery for a cold draft

$39

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Michael Blackson and Friends: Michael Blackson and Friends at Harold Washington Cultural Center on Saturday, September 12 (Up to 37% Off)

Michael Blackson and Friends at Harold Washington Cultural Center on Saturday, September 12 (Up to 37% Off)

Michael Blackson and Friends

Harold Washington Cultual Center

With his own unique lingo and style of dress, “The African King of Comedy” nabs laughs with skills he honed on Chappelle’s Show and HBO

$55.76 $35

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"The Rainmaker": American Blues Theater's "The Rainmaker" at Greenhouse Theater Center, August 28–September 27 (Up to 42% Off)

American Blues Theater's "The Rainmaker" at Greenhouse Theater Center, August 28–September 27 (Up to 42% Off)

"The Rainmaker"

Greenhouse Theater Center

Lizzie Curry’s life in a drought-ridden, Depression-era town is turned upside down when handsome rascal Starbuck rolls into town

$22 $14

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Chicago Magic Lounge: Show at Chicago Magic Lounge at 8 p.m. (Up to 52% Off)

Show at Chicago Magic Lounge at 8 p.m. (Up to 52% Off)

Chicago Magic Lounge

Uptown Underground

Step back in time to an era when close-up, table-side, and parlor magic were all the rage in Chicago

$25 $12

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A Taste Of Theater Performance Showcase: "A Taste of Theater" Performance Showcase at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep on October 9 and 10 (Up to 39% Off)

"A Taste of Theater" Performance Showcase at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep on October 9 and 10 (Up to 39% Off)

A Taste Of Theater Performance Showcase

Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep

Theatrical company gives rising playwrights a platform with shows featuring a single-scene sample of six different plays

$30.20 $18.50

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Edible Alchemy: Can Seasonal Jam Flavors with the Manager of Edible Alchemy Co-Op

Can Seasonal Jam Flavors with the Manager of Edible Alchemy Co-Op

Edible Alchemy

Pilsen

Andrea Mattson shows you how to spice fresh fruit and cook it into low-sugar, local-fruit jam before canning it to take home

$35

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Dealflicks: $13.99 for $20 Worth of Movie Tickets and Concessions at New 400 Theatres and more from Dealflicks

$13.99 for $20 Worth of Movie Tickets and Concessions at New 400 Theatres and more from Dealflicks

Dealflicks

Multiple Locations

Guests enjoy $20 worth of Dealbucks, which they can use to buy movie tickets and concessions at multiple theaters on Dealflicks.com

$20 $13.99

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MCL Chicago: $25 for Two Tickets to VAMP: A Music Comedy Drinking Show at MCL Chicago ($41 Value)

$25 for Two Tickets to VAMP: A Music Comedy Drinking Show at MCL Chicago ($41 Value)

MCL Chicago

Lakeview

This twice-weekly, interactive musical comedy show features short-form improv in the style of “Whose Line is it Anyway”; shows are BYOB

$41 $25

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The Nostalgia Group : The Nostalgia Group: '90s Hip-Hop Party at Lite Chicago on Tuesday Nights through January 31 (Up to 52% Off)

The Nostalgia Group: '90s Hip-Hop Party at Lite Chicago on Tuesday Nights through January 31 (Up to 52% Off)

The Nostalgia Group

Lite Chicago

$10 $7

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The Harper Theater: Movie and Popcorn for Two or Four with Sodas or Well Drinks at The Harper Theater (Up to 41% Off). Four Options.

Movie and Popcorn for Two or Four with Sodas or Well Drinks at The Harper Theater (Up to 41% Off). Four Options.

The Harper Theater

Hyde Park

Renovated historical theater screens blockbuster films in high-def digital projection

$35.50 $22

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The New 400 Theater: Movie for Two or Four with Popcorn and Drinks at The New 400 Theater (Up to 46% Off). Four Options Available.

Movie for Two or Four with Popcorn and Drinks at The New 400 Theater (Up to 46% Off). Four Options Available.

The New 400 Theater

Rogers Park

Four screens in a renovated 1912 vaudeville venue show first-run blockbusters as patrons sip soda or well drinks

$34.50 $20

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Paired Wine Co.: $306 for a One-Year Wine Club Membership with Two Cases of Wine from Paired Wine Co. ($600 Value)

$306 for a One-Year Wine Club Membership with Two Cases of Wine from Paired Wine Co. ($600 Value)

Paired Wine Co.

Lakeview

Membership includes 10% off purchases in store, invites to wine-tasting events, $5 voucher toward self-serving wine machines, and more

$600 $306

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Glascott's Saloon: Drinks at Glascott’s Saloon (Up to 45% Off). Four Options Available.

Drinks at Glascott’s Saloon (Up to 45% Off). Four Options Available.

Glascott's Saloon

Lincoln Park

Bellied up to a wooden bar at an authentic speakeasy, guests sip on a selection of 18 draft beers, imported brews, and glasses of wine

$20 $11

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Emporium Arcade Bar : Two Well Drinks and $10 in Tokens at Emporium Arcade Bar (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

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

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

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

Hydrate Nightclub Chicago

Lakeview

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

$36 $16

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Pressure Billiards: Billiards, Beer, and Appetizers at Pressure Billiards (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

Billiards, Beer, and Appetizers at Pressure Billiards (Up to 57% Off). Four Options Available.

Pressure Billiards

Edgewater

Players sip beer and snack while shooting pool on 13 Brunswick Metro tables framed by eight LCD TVs

$46.85 $20

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Sluggers World Class Sports Bar: Dueling Pianos and Drinks for 2 or 4 on a Friday or Saturday at Sluggers World Class Sports Bar (Up to 60% Off)

Dueling Pianos and Drinks for 2 or 4 on a Friday or Saturday at Sluggers World Class Sports Bar (Up to 60% Off)

Sluggers World Class Sports Bar

Sluggers

Dueling pianists take requests to soundtrack lively nights of games and drinking in the shadow of Wrigley Field

$25 $10

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The Sedgwick Stop: Wine, Beer, or Whiskey Flight with Appetizer for Two or Four at The Sedgwick Stop (56% Off)

Wine, Beer, or Whiskey Flight with Appetizer for Two or Four at The Sedgwick Stop (56% Off)

The Sedgwick Stop

Near North Side

Gastropub that emphasizes whiskey and craft brews also spotlights sliders, poutine, and spare ribs

$32 $14

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Chicago Distilling Company: Distillery Tour for Two, Four, or 10 with Take-Home Cocktail Kits at Chicago Distilling Company (Up to 55% Off)

Distillery Tour for Two, Four, or 10 with Take-Home Cocktail Kits at Chicago Distilling Company (Up to 55% Off)

Chicago Distilling Company

Logan Square

Tours detailing the entire distilling process as well as the ins and outs of craft spirits in a 4,400-square-foot, garage-like distillery

$44 $22

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Cloud Vapor Lounge: Full Kits and Build-Your-Own Starter Kits or Juices at Cloud Vapor Lounge (Up to 45% Off)

Full Kits and Build-Your-Own Starter Kits or Juices at Cloud Vapor Lounge (Up to 45% Off)

Cloud Vapor Lounge

Bucktown

Wide selection of vaping accessories, including custom kits and a variety of different juices

$40 $22

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The Murder Mystery Company: Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (47% Off)

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (47% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Multiple Locations

Interactive dinnertime murder mystery that stars professional actors tests diners’ sleuthing skills throughout a multicourse meal

$60 $32

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Zero Degrees Karaoke Bar: $50 Off Grey Goose, Johnny Walker Black Label, or Hennessey ($150 value) at Zero Degrees Karaoke Bar

$50 Off Grey Goose, Johnny Walker Black Label, or Hennessey ($150 value) at Zero Degrees Karaoke Bar

Zero Degrees Karaoke Bar

Armour Square

For $1, receive $50 off Grey Goose, Johnny Walker Black Label, or Hennessey ($150 value)

$1

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Select Local Merchants

  • Thumbs Up
    Find delicious sandwiches at other American favorites at Thumbs Up. Plan to indulge a bit at Thumbs Up, though, because they don't offer any low-fat fare. The restaurant has ample room for dancing, and patrons can be seen jamming out on the floor. Weekends are busy at the restaurant, so be prepared for longer wait times. Throwing a big party? Count on Thumbs Up to provide top-notch catering with the same great dishes you love. Thumbs Up's S Lake St business provides patrons with valet parking. Meals at Thumbs Up usually set you back about $30 per diner.
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    620 S Lake St
    Gary, IN US
  • Bamboo Tavern
    Order all of your favorite pub classics and munch away at Bamboo Tavern in Gary. If you want a dainty meal, go elsewhere. If you want a craveworthy dish, get to Bamboo Tavern. Call Bamboo Tavern for catering if you have a big event coming up. Love valet? At Bamboo Tavern, you can make use of the curbside valet service. Delicious food is never hard to find, but it is hard to find at the right price. Bamboo Tavern is making it happen.
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    603 East 39th Avenue
    Gary, IN US
  • Chop's Lounge
    At Chop's Lounge, you can snack away on tasty pub grub. Plan to indulge a bit at Chop's Lounge, though, because they don't offer any low-fat fare. Get in and out of the car quickly with no-hassle parking located all around the restaurant. Fancy-schmancy price tags don't always bring the best results, and Chop's Lounge's super yummy, mid-range menu is taste-test approved.
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    3100 W 5th Ave
    Gary, IN US
  • Hunter's Inn
    Build your own burger at Hunter's Inn — this restaurant serves all-American food. Hunter's Inn does not prepare their menu with low-fat items, though, so those following a strict diet may have better luck elsewhere. Don't fret! Parking options are readily available near Hunter's Inn. Hunter's Inn's mid-range cuisine will please your pockets as well as your palate.
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    3861 Broadway
    Gary, IN US
  • Zanzibar Lounge
    Enjoy a large array of finger food at Zanzibar Lounge, a local pub. Zanzibar Lounge is creating dishes that might not be low in calories, but they certainly won't be low in flavor. Don't fret! Parking options are readily available near Zanzibar Lounge. The menu at Zanzibar Lounge is reasonably priced, with most items costing less than $30.
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    5639 W 5th Ave
    Gary, IN US
  • Glen Theatre
    Glen Theatre has comfortable seating and large movie screens to provide you the best movie experience in Gary. Breathe fresh air as you take advantage of the open-air screenings of your favorite movies at Glen Theatre. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    20 West Ridge Road
    Gary, IN US

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