Nightlife in Machesney Park

Minhas Craft Brewery Tour for Two or Four in Monroe (50% Off)

Minhas Craft Brewery


Brewery tour travels behind scenes of historic establishment as beer enthusiasts sip samples & leave stocked with complimentary gifts

$48 $24

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

$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

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

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

"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

"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

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

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 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

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

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

Survivor with John Waite and A Flock of Seagulls on Saturday, October 29 at 7 p.m.


Genesee Theatre

The arena rock titans behind “Eye of the Tiger” join forces with fellow ’70s and ’80s rockers John Waite and A Flock of Seagulls

$63 $31.50

"DaVinci & Michelangelo – The Titans Experience" (November 5–December 30)

"DaVinci & Michelangelo – The Titans Experience"

Water Tower Place

Interact with DaVinci’s Machines before experiencing a live theatre production comparing DaVinci’s and Michelangelo’s works on-stage

$60 $42

Hookah for Two or Four at Aromas Hookah Bar (Up to 50% Off)

Aromas Hookah Bar


More than 200 flavored shisha tobaccos including blueberry, lemon, citrus dream, and strawberry margarita

$20 $10

Naughty Little Cabaret Presents Not Your Mother's Drag Show on November 18 and December 16 at 9 p.m.

Not Your Mother’s Drag Show

Original Mothers

Celebrated drag artists perform both lip-synced and live musical numbers during interactive show

$30 $20

$15 for $30 of Wagering Credit to Bet the Belmont at DerbyJackpot


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Bet on 100+ live horse races happening daily around the world; players pick a horse, place a bet, watch the race live, and can win real cash

$30 $15

Paw Patrol Tickets

Paw Patrol Tickets

River District

Find tickets for sports, concerts and theatre events on FanXchange’s secondary ticket marketplace and get the best seats for live events.

$57 $57

Rusted Root with The Devon Allman Band on November 3 at 8 p.m.

Rusted Root with The Devon Allman Band

Durty Nellie's

Pittsburgh-based band behind “Send Me On My Way” melds driving rock with elements of world music; The Devon Allman Band opens

$29.87 $15

$139 for Murder Mystery Dinner & One Night Stay for Two at Periwinkle Place Manor B&B ($270 Value)

Murder Mystery Dinners In Iowa

Periwinkle Place Manor B&B

Pairs dine on a hearty meal while participating in a twisting tale of mayhem and murder, and enjoy a one-night stay with breakfast

$270 $139

"Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical" (November 17–19)

"Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical"

The Chicago Theatre

The look, story, and beloved characters of the classic stop-motion Rudolph film take to the stage with live music

$61.02 $45

Alton Brown Tickets

Alton Brown Tickets

River District

Find tickets for sports, concerts and theatre events on FanXchange’s secondary ticket marketplace and get the best seats for live events.

$143 $143

Theresa Caputo Tickets

Theresa Caputo Tickets

River District

Find tickets for sports, concerts and theatre events on FanXchange’s secondary ticket marketplace and get the best seats for live events.

$53 $53

$10 for $20 Worth of Online Horserace Betting Credit from TwinSpires


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A website and mobile app allows horseracing fans to make wagers on a range of horse races around the globe, including the Kentucky Derby

$20 $10

Broadway Subscription Series: "Elf the Musical," "Annie," "Rent," and More (November 30–May 18)

Broadway Subscription Series

Coronado Performing Arts Center

Tony- and Pulitzer-winning musicals, including iconic shows “Rent” and “Annie” and newer classics like “Elf the Musical”

$160 $160

"Graeme of Thrones" (November 1–6)

"Graeme of Thrones"

Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place

Graeme and friends attempt to recreate Game of Thrones onstage with no money, cast, or talent in this UK hit parody

$69.95 $53

$70 National Finals Rodeo At Prime Sport - Online Only

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  • Crazy Times Pub & Grub
    Order all of your favorite pub classics and munch away at Crazy Times. Ready for a drink to unwind? At this restaurant, you can pair your meal with something from their full bar. Crazy Times is the perfect spot to enjoy a great meal outside (weather permitting). Pump up your night with performances from Crazy Times' live DJs. The restaurant fills up on the weekends, so keep that in mind before heading out. Parking has never been easier at Crazy Times, a restaurant located near a variety of parking selections. Make use of the safe and efficient bike parking at Crazy Times. For a decently-priced meal that s not too fancy, Crazy Times hits the nail on the head. You'll need a couple Andrew Jacksons for a visit to Crazy Times — they only accept cash. Crazy Times serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so stop by whenever is most convenient for you. When you want to relax and grab a quick bite to eat, come munch on some pub fare at Crazy Times.
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  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    Whether you love them dunked in ranch dressing or smothered in barbecue sauce, the wings at Machesney Park's Buffalo Wild Wings will fit any taste. Enjoy a drink with your dinner — this restaurant has a full bar to serve up a glass of wine, beer, or more. Youngsters are more than welcome to join mom and dad at this restaurant. From cheap drinks to good eats, Buffalo Wild Wings' happy hour is a steal. Come order a flavorful feast at Buffalo Wild Wings, and sit outside if it's nice! Free wireless Internet is also available at Buffalo Wild Wings, so bring your tablet or laptop along. No time to sit down? No worries! This restaurant offers a take out option so you can grab your food on the go. At Buffalo Wild Wings, you can find ample parking that is readily available any time of day. Take a walk on the wild side with wings at Buffalo Wild Wings.
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  • Attitudes Bar & Grill
    Attitudes Bar and Grill is serving up American favorites with a tasty tweak. Attitudes Bar and Grill can provide comfortable seating options for parties of any size. Attitudes Bar and Grill's diners can park in a neighboring lot just seconds away. You can take it easy on your wallet at Attitudes Bar and Grill — prices are generally less than $30 per person. Don't leave the dollar bills at home — you'll need cash at Attitudes Bar and Grill. Three meals a day are served at Attitudes Bar and Grill, so you can choose to start your day or end your evening here. When you are ready to try a new restaurant for lunch or dinner, make your way over to Attitudes Bar and Grill for tasty American fare.
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  • Maple Park Pub & Grill
    Order all of your favorite pub classics and munch away at Maple Park Pub and Grill in Maple Park. Maple Park Pub and Grill is a prime location to dine with a group. Or, take your food to go. Maple Park Pub and Grill has easy parking nearby for diners who wish to drive. Maple Park Pub and Grill provides ample space for bikers to store their bikes. Delicious food is never hard to find, but it is hard to find at the right price. Maple Park Pub and Grill is making it happen. So when you're in the mood for some tasty pub food, make your way over to Maple Park Pub and Grill.
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  • Legends Sports Bar & Grill
    A well-known bar in Machesney Park, Legend's is the perfect location for superb pub food and good seafood. It's a popular restaurant for visitors seeking excellent food. Though the prices are considered to be lower than average, you aren't going to sacrifice any quality. If you just feel like stopping by for a drink, the restaurant has helpful bar staff (and a good selection behind the bar). Add it all up, and making a trip to Legend's is never a bad call.
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  • AMC Showplace Machesney Park 14
    AMC Showplace Machesney Park 14 in Machesney Park offers a wide selection of movies and snacks, so you can have fun indoors. Every great place has a restaurant on the side. When you come to this theater, it's no different. At this theater, kids of all ages are welcome. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles. Come experience the magic of the silver screen at AMC Showplace Machesney Park 14 this weekend.
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