Nightlife in Melrose Park

$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

$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

"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

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

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

Lucky Strike


$25 $14.75

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 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

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

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

$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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

$35 for $55 at The Living Room at W Hotel Chicago

The Living Room at W Hotel Chicago


Enjoy upscale comfort food at this cozy and glamorous bar; menu items include chipotle tequila shrimp scampi and more

$55 $35

"Horrible Fun": Based on Cards Against Humanity

Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

$15 $10.50

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

Select Local Merchants

  • Hooters
    Find all of your favorite traditional American dishes in one place at Hooters. Healthy food is in, as it should be, so come here for a tasty, low-fat and gluten-free bite. Don't be alone on gameday, come have a great drink and great fun. This restaurant is more than willing to accommodate families, so kids are welcome to tag along. The restaurant can get thronged with crowds on Fridays and Saturdays, so book your table ahead of time through their reservation system. Hooters tosses the jacket-and-tie dress code convention in favor of a more casual dining experience. No delivery needed. In and out for carryout. At Hooters, diners can score a guaranteed parking spot close to the restaurant. Menu items at Hooters tend to be mid-priced, so expect to plop down about $30 per person to dine here. Whether you're hungry first thing in the morning or prefer to eat a little later, Hooters is conveniently open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For a dish just like mom made, you'll definitely want to stop by Hooters' tasty restaurant. Find something for anyone at any time with American food from Hooters.
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    Melrose Park, IL US
  • Abruzzo's Italian Restaurant
    You can taste the love Abruzzo's Italian Restaurant puts in their Italian food in each item on their menu. A night out deserves a drink to celebrate, and this restaurant has the perfect selection of beer and wine to go with your meal. Load up the mini-van and bring the kids to this restaurant — they'll love the menu and scene here as much as mom and dad. Eat outdoors Abruzzo's Italian Restaurant (weather permitting) with their beautiful patio seating. Get connected at lightning fast speeds with Abruzzo's Italian Restaurant's complimentary wifi. The restaurant fills up on the weekends, so keep that in mind before heading out. If you're in a hurry, place an order for pickup instead. The restaurant has catering services as well. Abruzzo's Italian Restaurant's patrons can find places to park in the area. Store your bike safely at one of the main bike racks near Abruzzo's Italian Restaurant. Meals at Abruzzo's Italian Restaurant usually set you back about $30 per diner. Is your mouth watering yet? Time to head over to Abruzzo's Italian Restaurant for some delicious Italian cuisine.
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    Melrose Park, IL US
  • Chances R
    Enjoy finger-licking barbecue year-round at Chances R in Melrose Park. The bar is stocked with TVs, so you can watch the next big game. Dine out in the open during Chances R's summer season when patio tables are available for use. Those searching for a quiet dinner scene may have better luck elsewhere, as the bar tends to get rather noisy. Prepare to face the crowds if you visit on the weekend — Friday and Saturday are Chances R's busiest days. Don't fret! Parking options are readily available near Chances R. Who s hungry for great grub at a reasonable rate? Chances R s yummy creations will leave a mark in your memory but not a dent in your pocketbook. You'll want to make sure you pay a visit to Chances R's treasure trove of barbecue sooner rather than later.
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    Melrose Park, IL US
  • Possum's Pub
    At Possum's Pub, you can snack away on tasty pub grub. Order a bottle for the table if you like — this restaurant has a full bar stocked with the best wine, beer, and more. Check out the brews and bites at happy hour, and kick back without spending a fortune. On warmer days, take advantage of Possum's Pub's outdoor seating. Possum's Pub also features a DJ and dancing. Weekends are busy at the restaurant, so be prepared for longer wait times. Drivers can find parking right by the restaurant, so don't forget your car keys. Possum's Pub is a prime location for cyclists to park their bikes and enjoy a bite to eat. Isn't it time to go to a pub that doesn't take their food lightly? Possum's Pub makes tasty bites that maximize the meaning of indulgence.
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    Melrose Park, IL US
  • Louie's Lounge
    Enjoy a large array of finger food at Louie's Lounge, a local pub. Don't go thirsty during dinner! This restaurant also offers a splendid drink list featuring wine, beer, and more. Those searching for a quiet dinner scene may have better luck elsewhere, as the restaurant tends to get rather noisy. For the tastes of Louie's Lounge from the comfort of your next party, the restaurant also offers catering services. Don't fuss with street parking. We've got some parking available. For those who prefer to travel by bike, Louie's Lounge is a great option due to its generous bike parking options. It's about time you ate the best pub food around with a trip to Louie's Lounge.
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    Melrose Park, IL US
  • Bobby's Bar
    Visit Bobby's Bar for some true American comfort food smack dab in the middle of Melrose Park's Melrose Park. Pair your entree with a glass of wine or draft beer — this restaurant has a fully-stocked bar to complement your meal. DJ fans will appreciate Bobby's Bar's frequent live mixes. You'll want to save quiet conversations for another spot, though — the restaurant can get noisy. Dine at Bobby's Bar and keep your car safely parked in a nearby lot. We know how expensive life can be. That's why we give you the benefit of high quality food priced reasonably. So when you need a tasty and satisfying meal, visit Bobby's Bar and munch on some American eats.
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    Melrose Park, IL US