Nightlife in Hoffman Estates

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, 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

Halloween Bar Crawl on October 28 or 29

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

Multiple Locations

Don creative Halloween costume, then walk to Chicago bars featuring drink specials, scavenger hunts, and prizes

$17.36 $8

"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

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

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

$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

"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

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

$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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

"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

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

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

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

$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

Standup for Two and Tickets to a Future Show at Riddles Comedy Club Through April 20

Riddles Comedy Club

Riddles Comedy Club

Weekend sets from nationally touring comedians such as Robert Hines and Bob Jay

$75 $19

"Six Stories Tall"

Adventure Stage Chicago

Noble Square

$17 $11.50

"Kiss Kiss Cabaret"

Uptown Underground


$24.50 $7

"Marvelous Madeleines"

Berger Park - Coach House

Far North Side

$25 $7

"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

Select Local Merchants

  • Rookies
    At Rookies, you can enjoy a classic American burger or sandwich. Give your stomach a break and try some of Rookies' gluten-free or low-fat items. Guests can migrate to the bar section to catch the game on the TV. With its kid-friendly vibe, this restaurant is a great spot for families to chow down. Score quick and easy seating for your large group at Rookies. Check email, shop online, or get the latest game scores on Rookies' free wifi. If dinner conversation isn't your thing, Rookies' got you covered with live tunes from a DJ or musical group. For an eclectic twist on traditional dining, live music is often featured at Rookies as well. Pump up your night with performances from Rookies' live DJs. Guests may have a hard time conversing, as the restaurant is rather noisy. Rookies offers an informal dining experience for those who are allergic to jackets and ties. Just through the door at this restaurant, you can claim your food. No delivery required. Take advantage of the free parking next door to Rookies. Travel by bike to Rookies and store your bike at a nearby rack. If you go out for a nice meal, it doesn't need to cost $100, come treat yourself at Rookies. The next time you're craving a burger and fries, Rookies is the place for you. So enjoy a casual lunch or dinner at Rookies and indulge in some America-inspired cuisine.
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  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    For wings with a ton of zest, Hoffman Estates' Buffalo Wild Wings has got you covered. Buffalo Wild Wings is a jackpot for those looking for low-fat and gluten-free meal options. Why watch TV at home when you can catch the game at Buffalo Wild Wings? Bring your whole brood to this bar, where families can dig in to tasty and kid-friendly fare together. Complimentary wifi is available as well. Warm weather, delectable dishes, and an awesome atmosphere make for a dream night out at Buffalo Wild Wings. The bar is on the noisier end, which is something to keep in mind when planning intimate get-togethers. Those hoping to avoid the weekend rush will do best visiting the bar during the week. Leave the fancy duds at home — patrons at the bar dress informally. Eating on the go? Order some tasty take out from this bar. Throwing a big party? Count on Buffalo Wild Wings to provide top-notch catering with the same great dishes you love. Buffalo Wild Wings' diners will appreciate the free parking in a lot next door. Duck into Buffalo Wild Wings for a quick bite and excellent wings. A top British pub in Hoffman Estates, Buffalo Wild Wings is a must for visitors and locals alike.
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  • Official's Time Out
    Visit Official's Time Out for some true American comfort food smack dab in the middle of Hoffman Estates' Hoffman Estates. Ready for a drink to unwind? At this restaurant, you can pair your meal with something from their full bar. Official's Time Out is a great location to host a group dinner. If you plan to hit the restaurant on a Friday or Saturday, it's best to fend off the crowds by calling ahead for a reservation. Throw on your favorite T-shirt and head out the door — dining at Official's Time Out is all about comfort. Official's Time Out's diners can park in a neighboring lot just seconds away. For food that tastes like a million bucks, Official's Time Out s got you covered for a fraction of the price. Payment is simple and all major credit cards are accepted. So when you need a tasty and satisfying meal, visit Official's Time Out and munch on some American eats. For a casual American classic, Official's Time Out will serve you up a delicious meal in Hoffman Estates.
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  • First Place Sports Bar & Grill
    Beneath the glow of 12 high-definition plasma televisions, riotous sports fans toast to their teams by clinking glasses and smushing burgers together at First Place Sports Bar & Grill. Between sips of cold beer and bites of handheld eats including sandwiches, nachos, and ribs, bar-goers throw wild shots at three dart boards and play 52-ball pickup around the pool table. Numerous video games, such as 2010 Golden Tee Live, Silver Strike, and Big Buck Hunter, jingle in anticipation of a feeding of quarters, while a jukebox offers a custom soundtrack to sporting revelry.
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  • Neighborhood Inn
    Discover all of the lodge amenities and accommodations waiting for you at Neighborhood Inn in Hoffman Estates. Eat out with the little ones at Neighborhood Inn, and don't waste time scurrying for a sitter. Neighborhood Inn is a suitable restaurant for both large and small groups. Neighborhood Inn is just steps away from a parking lot. When you need a little R&R, call Neighborhood Inn and book a vacation to remember in the beautiful city of Hoffman Estates.
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  • Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurants
    Mexican-food cravings are easily satisfied at Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurants — this popular spot puts a fresh, five-star spin on run-of-the-mill beans and cheese. For conscientious eaters, Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurants has plenty fresh and healthy items on the menu. Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurants is fully loaded with TVs for your viewing pleasure. Tots and tykes will be right at home at this bar with its kid-approved food and ambience. Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurants offers patio seating in the warmer months. Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurants can provide comfortable seating options for parties of any size. Weekends are busy at the bar, so be prepared for longer wait times. Whether you're coming from work or a ballgame, the dress code at laid-back Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurants is come-as-you-are. You can also have Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurants cater your next event. For those in a rush, the bar lets you take your food to go. Avoid parallel parking and slide into a spot free of charge — the restaurant offers free parking next door. For those who prefer to travel by bike, Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurants is a great option due to its generous bike parking options. Hitting the mid-range mark, Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurants s prices are perfectly reasonable for food that goes above and beyond. With food so tasty, you'll want to have breakfast, lunch, and dinner here...and you can go right ahead as Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurants serves three meals a day. So head to Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurants, where you can expect nothing less than the highest rated Mexican cuisine. So swing by Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurants to get a bite out of your favorite Mexican dish. When you have a craving for some ethnic Mexican fare, make your way over to Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurants and indulge in an array of eats.
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