Nightlife in Glendale Heights

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

"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

Halloween Bar Crawl on October 28 or 29 or Trolley Bar Crawl: Crawl-o-ween on October 29, at 8 p.m.

Halloween Trolley Bar Crawl or Halloween Bar Crawl: Crawl-o-ween

Multiple Locations

Don creative Halloween costume, then walk or hop on a trolley to hit Chicago bars featuring drink specials, scavenger hunts, and prizes

$17.36 $8

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

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

$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

$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 $18

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 Second City Presents Urban Twist for Two (October 14–December 16)

Second City Diversity and Inclusion presents: "Urban Twist", a hip sketch comedy revue featuring Bob Curry Fellows

The Blackout Cabaret - 2nd Floor Pipers Alley

The famed Chicago institution presents a night of political satire and sketch comedy written and performed by a diverse cast

$32 $16

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

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

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 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

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

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

"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

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

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

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

$12 for $14 Toward a Craft Beer Growler Refill at Penrose Brewing Company

Penrose Brewing Company


Take home a growler of craft beer; selection rotates frequently

$14 $12

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

"Horrible Fun": Based on Cards Against Humanity

Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

$15 $10.50

Groupon Exclusive: Girls Night Out The Show with Meet and Greet on (November 15 or November 17)

Girls Night Out The Show

Multiple Locations

Muscle-bound hunks unleash ripped abs and sexy dance moves in a tantalizing evening of girls’ night out fun; meet and greet included

$45 $30

$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 Red Star Cocktail Lounge

Red Star Cocktail Lounge


Claim this deal and get 20% cash back rewards when you pay with your linked Visa card at Red Star Cocktail Lounge

$0 $0

Toby Love and Judy Santos on October 27 at 8:30 p.m.

Toby Love

Rio Chicago

Bachata superstar Toby Love reconnects with his former Aventura collaborator Judy Santos, along local producer DJ Extreme, for Bachataween

$26.62 $19

Select Local Merchants

  • Q Sports Bar - Glendale Heights
    Order all of your favorite pub classics and munch away at Shark City Billiards and Sports Bar. Kick back, relax and watch the game on Shark City Billiards and Sports Bar's TV. Score quick and easy seating for groups of any size at Shark City Billiards and Sports Bar. Make the most of the warm summer months by dining outdoors in Shark City Billiards and Sports Bar's beautiful outdoor seating area. Feel the beat on the bar dance floor and groove to live music. A tad noisy, the bar is well-suited for those who don't mind a little extra hustle and bustle. The crowds come out in force on Fridays and Saturdays, so don't neglect to make a reservation ahead of time. Show up in sneakers or a suit at Shark City Billiards and Sports Bar, where dining in comfort is of utmost importance. Shark City Billiards and Sports Bar is centrally located near many parking lot options. Shark City Billiards and Sports Bar makes bikers feel at ease with the multiple storage racks outside. So when you want some amazing food to complement your drinks, Shark City Billiards and Sports Bar will be there for you. When you need a fun night out, pay Shark City Billiards and Sports Bar a visit and enjoy a round of pool and a great meal.
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    Glendale Heights, IL US
  • Sundown Inn Pub
    Grab some friends and head on over to Sundown Inn Pub for great pub grub. For your viewing pleasure, Sundown Inn Pub also stocks TVs in the bar area. Those up for moving and grooving can take a turn on the dance floor. If crowds aren't your thing, it's best to visit Sundown Inn Pub during the slower weekday hours. There is parking close to the bar. Easily charge your payment using one of many major credit card options. So when you want some amazing food to complement your drinks, Sundown Inn Pub will be there for you. Find some of the top British pub food in Glendale Heights at Sundown Inn Pub.
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    Glendale Heights, IL US
  • Avalanche Pub
    For bar nibbles and pub food par excellence, Avalanche Pub is a top pick. Why watch TV at home when you can catch the game at Avalanche Pub? The bar hosts a DJ, and patrons can take to the dance floor as well. The bar can get tied up on the weekends, so allow yourself time to wait for a table. Valet parking is available at Avalanche Pub's Bloomingdale Rd location. For those who travel by bike, Avalanche Pub offers bike racks for diners. So when you want some amazing food to complement your drinks, Avalanche Pub will be there for you.
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    Glendale Heights, IL US
  • Playbook Cigar Shop
    It is not uncommon for Playbook Cigar Shop to feature live tunes or a DJ. Playbook Cigar Shop features live DJs that are sure to amp up your evening. Musical visitors frequently perform here, so patrons can enjoy live tunes with their food. You'll want to save quiet conversations for another spot, though — the store can get noisy. Don't fret! Parking options are readily available near Playbook Cigar Shop. Make use of the safe and efficient bike parking at Playbook Cigar Shop.
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    Glendale Heights, IL US
  • Shannon's Irish Pub
    Follow the four-leaf clover to Shannon's Irish Pub, an Irish watering hole with a heavy hand. Shannon's Irish Pub knows how to make gluten-free and low-fat fare taste great, so stop by for a healthy (and flavorful) bite. You can also catch the latest scores on the TVs in the bar. Parents, bring your kids along to this bar, where you'll find a family-friendly menu and ambience. Have a large group? No problem. Head to Shannon's Irish Pub for easy seating. Bask in the sun (or moon!) light when you dine on Shannon's Irish Pub's outdoor patio. If you plan to hit the bar on a Friday or Saturday, it's best to fend off the crowds by calling ahead for a reservation. Perfect for an after-work outing, Shannon's Irish Pub won't require you to change outfits before dining as the dress here is super casual. Catering is also available if you'd like to serve Shannon's Irish Pub's tasty dishes at your next party. With food this good, you'll be running into this bar to pick it up yourself. The restaurant is located near a free parking lot, making it a prime parking spot for diners. Store your bike at one of the many racks outside of Shannon's Irish Pub. Shannon's Irish Pub's mid-priced fare will typically cost you about $30 per person or less. The bar is open from morning through evening, but the dinner menu serves the tastiest reviews. So for a nice beer and some food, Shannon's Irish Pub welcomes all. Find some of the top British pub food in Glen Ellyn at Shannon's Irish Pub.
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    Glen Ellyn, IL US
  • Ellyn's Tap and Grill
    Dine at Ellyn's for game-day specials and a fun atmosphere. Follow the game or the news from the TVs in the bar. With its kid-friendly vibe, this restaurant is a great spot for families to chow down. Wifi here is on the house. Ellyn's is well-known for being able to seat large parties. People tend to swarm the restaurant on Fridays and Saturdays, so be sure to reserve space for your party ahead of time. Fancy-schmancy attire is not required; in fact, guests are told to keep things casual. If you're in a hurry, place an order for pickup instead. The parking lot next to the restaurant offers quick and free parking, allowing drivers to park with ease. Ellyn's offers parking for all diners, including those who travel by bike. Hitting the mid-range mark, Ellyn's s prices are perfectly reasonable for food that goes above and beyond. For great drinks and a good time, catch the next game at Ellyn's. A hearty salad, juicy burger, or classic chicken — all of your favorite American dishes will be made fresh when you head to Ellyn's. Find something for anyone at any time with American food from Ellyn's. For an exceptional menu of American food that is highly-rated by all who try it, call Ellyn's today.
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    Glen Ellyn, IL US