Nightlife in Lyons

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

"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

Saints & Sinners Halloween Party - Saturday October 29, 2016 / 9:00pm-2:00am

Lucky Strike


$25 $14.75

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

Dinner and Drinks for Two or Four at Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club

North Side

Female impersonators put on a show every 30 minutes as diners clink martini glasses and trade bites of savory entrées

$95 $55

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

$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

"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

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

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

"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

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

Claim this deal and get 20% cash back rewards when you pay with your linked Visa card at Graffiti Chicago

$0 $0

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

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

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

"Chagrin Falls"

The Den Theatre - Theatre 2B

Wicker Park

$20 $6

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

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

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

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

$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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Select Local Merchants

  • Forest View Lounge
    Grab some friends and head on over to Forest View's Forest View Lounge for great pub grub. Never miss a play with TVs broadcasting the biggest games in the bar area. Surround yourself with the wonderful weather at your next night out at Forest View Lounge. Large groups will appreciate Forest View Lounge for its ability to seat them quickly. It can be a bit of a mob scene on the weekends, so don't take a chance on getting seated — best to call ahead and make a reservation. Perfect for an after-work outing, Forest View Lounge won't require you to change outfits before dining as the dress here is super casual. You can also grab your grub to go. For drivers, a nearby lot is available for use. Going out for dinner doesn't mean overspending. Enjoy a delicious meal at Forest View Lounge for a fair price. A cash-only venue, visitors should consider their bank accounts beforehand. Stop waiting to order that burger you're craving and come into Forest View Lounge for some terrific pub food. So whether you're craving a complicated cocktail or low-key beer, Forest View Lounge will show you a good time.
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    Forest View, IL US
  • Marlins
    Enjoy finger-licking barbecue year-round at Marlins in Lyons. Don't go thirsty during dinner! This restaurant also offers a splendid drink list featuring wine, beer, and more. This restaurant is great for families with kids. For some fresh air during the non-winter months, dine outside on Marlins' patio. Patrons are often seen swaying in their seats thanks to performances from Marlins' live musical groups or DJs. A great spot for twirling to some tunes, the restaurant also features a live DJ and dance floor. Prepare to face the crowds if you visit on the weekend — Friday and Saturday are Marlins' busiest days. Marlins can also cater your next party; call today for details. Marlins is located in a prime location surrounded by various parking options. Your tab at Marlins will generally run you about $30 per person. You definitely won't regret eating the great bites at Marlins' premier barbecue place today! Mind-blowing barbecue awaits you at Marlins, so head on over for a quick and casual bite to eat.
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    Lyons, IL US
  • TJ's Pub
    Grab some friends and head on over to Lyons' T J Pub for great pub grub. Televisions are strewn throughout the bar, so fans can stay up to date on the latest sports happenings. Take your meal to the next level on the patio at T J Pub. Heading to T J Pub for a tasty meal? Drive on over and park in a matter of seconds. Cut out the sky-high price tags, add incredible flavor and an awesome menu and what do you get? T J Pub is the answer to finding great food at even better prices! For an indulgent bite, T J Pub serves up some of the finest pub-food creations around. Visit T J Pub for some of the best British pub food in Lyons.
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    Lyons, IL US
  • McCafferty's Pub
    Head to Mc Cafferty's Pub for a tasty cafe bite. Mc Cafferty's Pub is fully loaded with TVs for your viewing pleasure. Weekends are when crowds really head to Mc Cafferty's Pub, so plan accordingly. Restaurant customers can take advantage of the nearby parking options. For those who prefer to travel by bike, Mc Cafferty's Pub is a great option due to its generous bike parking options. When you're in the mood for some American classics, head on over to Mc Cafferty's Pub and indulge in some great eats. Find out about Lyons 's top British pub food for yourself at Mc Cafferty's Pub.
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    Lyons, IL US
  • Smilin Goat
    Find all of your favorite traditional American dishes in one place at Smilin Goat. Beer, wine, and more are also available from this restaurant's extensive drink list. Driving to Smilin Goat? Check out the nearby parking selections and park with ease. A visit to Smilin Goat will set you back less than $30 per person, so you can make it a regular part of your schedule. The best American dishes are cooked up by the great crew at Smilin Goat, and they're waiting to serve you!
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    Lyons, IL US
  • He's Not Here
    If fine food and refreshing beverages are on your to-do list, check out He's Not Here in Berwyn. Noise levels at the restaurant can be ear-piercing, so save the't te- -t tes for another night. Waiting can feel like forever, especially when you're hungry. Spare yourself time spent in the parking search and dine with us. We've got space available for you and your car. He's Not Here offers safe bike parking outside.
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    Stickney, IL US