Nightlife in Hanover Park

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

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

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

"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

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, 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

$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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

"Naughty Little Cabaret" Burlesque, Fridays at 8 p.m. through October 28

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

"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

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

"Kiss Kiss Cabaret" - Friday October 28, 2016 / 10:00pm (Peek-A-Boo)

Uptown Underground


$27.50 $18

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

Dru Hill with Sisqo

House of Blues Chicago

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

$39.16 $27.50

$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

"Chagrin Falls"

The Den Theatre - Theatre 2B

Wicker Park

$20 $6

Select Local Merchants

  • Bungalow Joe's
    Visit Bungalow Joe's for some true American comfort food smack dab in the middle of Hanover Park's Hanover Park. Sometimes it seems like it's hard to find something healthy to eat when you go out. This is not the case at Bungalow Joe's. Televisions are strewn throughout the bar, so fans can stay up to date on the latest sports happenings. Skip long waits and head to Bungalow Joe's with your large group for easy seating. Live music is often featured for guests' enjoyment. The music and crowds can create quite a racket at Bungalow Joe's — noise levels can reach the upper registers. If crowds aren't your thing, it's best to visit Bungalow Joe's during the slower weekday hours. Bungalow Joe's tosses the jacket-and-tie dress code convention in favor of a more casual dining experience. If you're in a hurry, place an order for pickup instead. Whether you prefer street or lot parking, Bungalow Joe's is located near both options. Bikers can store their bikes safely while they enjoy a meal at Bungalow Joe's. Your bill at Bungalow Joe's will typically run less than $30 per person, so bring the whole gang! The menu at Bungalow Joe's includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner — stop by for your favorite meal. When you have a hunger craving, head over to Bungalow Joe's and treat yourself to an American classic.
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    Hanover Park, IL US
  • Gymkhana Gymnastics Club & Dance Studio
    When dreaming isn't enough, Gymkhana Gymnastic Club-Dance boasts the most surreal theatrical stages in Hanover Park. It's certainly time you stopped reading about this theater with its amazing restaurant and finally came in for a bite. Don't leave the kids at home — youngsters will love the family-friendly activities at this theater just as much as mom and dad. Gymkhana Gymnastic Club-Dance offers instruction in a number of dance styles, from classical to modern. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Hanover Park, IL US
  • Time Out West Sports Pub
    Enjoy a large array of finger food at Time Out West Sports Pub, a local pub. Don't be alone on gameday, come have a great drink and great fun. If you're driving, be sure to take advantage of the nearby lot. When pub fare is calling your name, head on over to Time Out West Sports Pub and snack on all of your favorite eats.
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    Hanover Park, IL US
  • McMae's Tavern & Grill
    At Mc Mae's Tavern and Grill, folks can drink like the English at this British-infused pub. Mc Mae's Tavern and Grill also has large TVs for your viewing pleasure. Youngsters don't need to sit out a trip to this bar — it's super family-friendly and perfect for little diners and their folks. Get online for free courtesy of Mc Mae's Tavern and Grill's wifi. Prepare to face the crowds if you visit on the weekend — Friday and Saturday are Mc Mae's Tavern and Grill's busiest days. For those in a hurry, the bar lets you take your grub to go. Drivers should plan to park on the street when dining at Mc Mae's Tavern and Grill's W Stearns Rd residence. Mc Mae's Tavern and Grill offers safe bike parking outside. For food that tastes like a million bucks, Mc Mae's Tavern and Grill s got you covered for a fraction of the price. Find some of the top British pub food in Bartlett at Mc Mae's Tavern and Grill.
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    Bartlett, IL US
  • Cadillac Ranch
    For an easygoing bar scene, make your way to Cadillac Ranch in Bartlett's Bartlett district. Great food plus TV equals the perfect fan meal. Weather permitting, come enjoy a wonderful meal outside at Cadillac Ranch. Dining at Cadillac Ranch comes with dancing and a DJ, so make sure to wear your party shoes. Speakers are blaring and crowds roaring at the bar, so prepare for a noisy night out. If you're heading out on a Friday or Saturday, keep in mind that the bar gets busy. Parking is easily accessible. A mid-priced establishment, Cadillac Ranch offers meals that typically cost about $30 or less.
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    Bartlett, IL US
  • O'Hare's Pub & Restaurant
    According to Yeats, "There are no strangers here; only friends you haven't yet met." The Irish poet may not have been referring to O'Hare's Pub, per se, but the O'Hare's staff uses this quote to steer their friendly serving style and casual atmosphere. Diners stay well-fed and well-quaffed with a never-ending stream of beers, spirits, and food. Enjoy classic pub food such as build-your-own burgers and wings and Irish cuisine like corned beef and cabbage and beef and Guinness stew. The pub also offers nine large flatscreen TVs to watch the big game on and 3 in house gaming stations.
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    Bartlett, IL US