Nightlife in Gurnee

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

Movie with Popcorn for Two or Four at Plaza Theater (Up to 43% Off)

Plaza Theater


First-run films screen from digital projectors as audiences enjoy traditional concessions

$25.50 $16

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 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

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

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

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

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

Drinks and Admission to Comedy Night for Two or Four at Island Lounge (up to 56% Off)

Island Lounge

Mt. Hope

Local and national comedians entertain guests in a comfortable and intimate lounge atmosphere

$50 $22

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

"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

Up to 50% Off Exotic Tiki Cocktails at Rendevous Tiki Lounge

Rendevous Tiki Lounge


From the merchant: Great exotic drinks to enjoy in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

$40 $20

Groupon Exclusive: Girls Night Out The Show with Meet and Greet on (November 15 or November 18)

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

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

"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

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 Graffiti Chicago

Graffiti Chicago

Near North Side

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$0 $0

20% Cash Back at Red Star Cocktail Lounge

Red Star Cocktail Lounge


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"MJ Live: A Michael Jackson Tribute Concert" and Boy Band Review on Saturday, January 21, at 7:30 p.m.

MJ Live

Rosemont Theatre

The tribute dance show matches the energy and excitement of the biggest hits with a sing-along stage spectacle that’s just as huge

$36.15 $21.50

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

"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

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

Sugar Brown Burlesque: The Diaries of a Submissive on October 29 or 30 at 8 p.m.

"Sugar Brown Burlesque: The Diaries of a Submissive"

Humility Gallery

Sugar Brown explores her newly submissive side through lusty yet elegant choreography and poetry

$43.19 $20

$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

Laugh Out Loud Chicago Improv-Comedy Show Through January 28

Laugh Out Loud Chicago

Laugh Out Loud

Improvisers perform both family-friendly and adults-only shows with spontaneous scenes, games, and songs

$20 $10

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

GreenRoom Productions' Unscripted Improv Show for Two through November 26

GreenRoom Improv

Multiple Locations

Family-friendly band of comedians tickles ribs in a 90-minute improv show with sketches, games, and skits based off audience stories

$24 $12

Haunted Hotel Bash at Hard Rock Hotel - Saturday October 29, 2016 / 10:00pm-3:00am (Plus Pre- and After-Parties)

Hard Rock Hotel

Chicago, IL

$50 $17.50

"HUNKS" The Show Male Revue at Feeling Lucky Lounge on October 27 at 8 p.m.

"Hunks The Show"

Feeling Lucky Lounge

The HUNKS production is an electrifying, high-energy performance showcasing some of the sexiest men alive as they sing, dance, and strip

$24.64 $12

$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

Select Local Merchants

  • Timothy O'Toole's Pub
    Chow down on all of your pub favorites at Timothy O'Tooles Pub in Gurnee. Great food plus TV equals the perfect fan meal. Let the kids come too! Little ones love the food and atmosphere at this bar just as much as their parents do. Music lovers will appreciate Timothy O'Tooles Pub's freshly mixed tunes spun by live DJs. You'll want to save quiet conversations for another spot, though — the bar can get noisy. Those in a rush are better off dining here during the week, as the bar draws a crowd during the weekend. Just through the door at this bar, you can claim your food. No delivery required. At Timothy O'Tooles Pub, you can safely park just around the corner. Typical diners should plan to spend about $30 per person on Timothy O'Tooles Pub's moderately priced fare. It's about time you ate the best pub food around with a trip to Timothy O'Tooles Pub.
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    Gurnee, IL US
  • Stevens
    Whether you're jonesing for a prime porterhouse or juicy ribeye, Gurnee's Stevens has you covered. Enjoy wifi here free of cost. Weather permitting, come enjoy a wonderful meal outside at Stevens. If dinner and a movie are on the agenda, reservations are recommended for a timely night out. If you're hoping to make a smashing impression at your next soiree, you can also have Stevens cater for you. At this restaurant, you can work your arms a little. Pick up the food yourself and carry it out. Drivers can make use of the parking lots near Stevens. Prices are a bit on the higher side, so this might be a good pick for a special night out. If you are craving a nice dinner, swing by Stevens and indulge in a juicy and flavorful steak.
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    Gurnee, IL US
  • Gurnee Cinema
    If you love an afternoon at the movies, you'll love the cinemas at Marcus Gurnee Cinema in Gurnee. Service and taste make a great restaurant, and that's why you won't be disappointed by this theater. Load up the mini-van and bring the kids to this theater — they'll love the scene here as much as mom and dad. Enjoy the beautiful outdoors as you watch a movie at Marcus Gurnee Cinema. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Gurnee, IL US
  • Poor Richards Pub
    The tastiest pub grub is no further away than Poor Richard's Pub in the heart of Gurnee. Poor Richard's Pub is not only a restaurant, it's also a bar. Poor Richard's Pub has easy parking nearby for diners who wish to drive. Our food is cheap in price but luxurious in flavor. Are you ready for a bite of pure heaven with Poor Richard's Pub's delicious pub food? Poor Richard's Pub is not only a top British pub but a must in Gurnee.
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    Gurnee, IL US
  • Anastasia's Restaurant & Sports Lounge
    If cooking isn't on the agenda, the perfect pie awaits you at Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge, where customers praise the pizza like no other. The bar is stocked with TVs, so you can watch the next big game. Tots and tykes will be right at home at this pizzeria with its kid-approved food and ambience. Enjoy the cool summer breezes on Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge's seasonally available outdoor seating. Access the Internet free of charge via Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge's complimentary wifi. Large groups will appreciate Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge for its ability to seat them quickly. Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge draws a crowd with performances from live DJs. If you're heading to the pizzeria on a Friday or Saturday, don't get stuck in line with the rest of the crowds — reservations are accepted. Head to Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge in comfort, where attire is business casual. Bring the Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge's great food to your place. It's been too long since you've had a great meal at home. Order takeout or delivery from this pizzeria and enjoy! Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge is located near a parking lot, which many diners take advantage of. Make use of the luxurious bike racks at Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge. Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge offers a wide variety of payment options, including payment by major credit card. Spend your morning, afternoon, or evening at Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge, where guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner. If pizza is your all-time favorite, it's important to find a pie that's worth your while. With star-studded reviews and sky-high ratings, there's no better way to spend your time than eating some 'za at Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge. When pizza's on the mind, there's no going back. For quick pies that no one can stop talking about, get the best of the best at Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge. Don't stress over planning a fancy dinner. Keep it fun and casual with a fresh, handmade pizza from Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge. Whether you're in the mood for a slice of pizza or a whole pizza pie, Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge has you covered.
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    Waukegan, IL US
  • Green Town Tavern
    Green Town Tavern is serving up American favorites with a tasty tweak. Ready for a drink to unwind? At this restaurant, you can pair your meal with something from their full bar. Dine under the sun (or stars) at Green Town Tavern with their charming outdoor seating. Parties of any size can easily be seated at Green Town Tavern. Amp up your evening with some music — live bands or a DJ often perform here. Pump up your night with performances from Green Town Tavern's live DJs. Enjoy live music with your food and drinks at Green Town Tavern as well. Green Town Tavern is completely informal — dress as you see fit (and are most comfortable). Throwing a big party? Count on Green Town Tavern to provide top-notch catering with the same great dishes you love. No delivery needed. In and out for carryout. Green Town Tavern's guests can take advantage of the easy street and lot parking options. Green Town Tavern offers outdoor bike racks for cyclists. So when you need to cure your hunger craving, visit Green Town Tavern and treat yourself to a tasty American dish. So next time you're hungry and want a casual meal, Green Town Tavern is the perfect destination for some good old fashioned food.
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    Waukegan, IL US