Nightlife in Minooka

"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

$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

Movie Theater Ticket Subscription Plans from MoviePass (Up to 37% Off). Four Options Available.


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Smartphone app lets users reserve movie theater tickets at major theaters nationwide, saving them time and money

$17.99 $12.99

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

$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

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

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

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, 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 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

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

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$0 $0

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 Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

"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

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

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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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

Sugar Brown Burlesque: The Diaries of a Submissive on October 29 or 30 at 8 p.m.

"Sugar Brown Burlesque: The Diaries of a Submissive"

Humility Gallery

Sugar Brown explores her newly submissive side through lusty yet elegant choreography and poetry

$43.19 $20

"HUNKS" The Show Male Revue at Feeling Lucky Lounge on October 27 at 8 p.m.

"Hunks The Show"

Feeling Lucky Lounge

The HUNKS production is an electrifying, high-energy performance showcasing some of the sexiest men alive as they sing, dance, and strip

$24.64 $12


Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

$15 $10.50

20% Cash Back at Red Star Cocktail Lounge

Red Star Cocktail Lounge


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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

"The Christmas Schooner"

Mercury Theater


$45 $24.25

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: "The Two Man Group" - Friday November 11, 2016 / 7:30pm

Batavia Fine Arts Centre

Big Woods Marmion

$57 $34.75

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

"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

LUSH: An Interactive Female Burlesque Show and Drinking Game (October 14, November 11, or December 9)

LUSH – An Interactive Female Burlesque Show & Drinking Game

Original Mothers

Part burlesque, part drinking game, these Friday-night shows feature talented performers and plenty of audience interaction

$30 $20

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

Select Local Merchants

  • Schooners Pub
    Order all of your favorite pub classics and munch away at Schooners Pub in Minooka. Try one of Schooners Pub's craft cocktails or enjoy another beverage of choice from the fully stocked bar. At Schooners Pub, diners can score a guaranteed parking spot close to the restaurant. Save your pennies for a rainy day — with prices generally under $15, you'll have plenty left over even after dining at Schooners Pub. Isn't it time to go to a pub that doesn't take their food lightly? Schooners Pub makes tasty bites that maximize the meaning of indulgence. Schooners Pub is not only a top British pub but a must in Minooka.
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    Minooka, IL US
  • Petri's Pour House
    Serving a range of tasty food and drink, Petri's Pour House in Minonk will have you thinking about seconds (or thirds). At Petri's Pour House, you won't have to wait for your large or small group to be seated. Crowds tend to pack the place on weekends, so call ahead to reserve a table. Throw on your favorite T-shirt and head out the door — dining at Petri's Pour House is all about comfort. Street parking is available, or, on busy nights, a nearby lot is another option for drivers.
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    Minonk, IL US
  • Haydens Crossing
    Haydens Crossing serves tasty American-style cuisine. Haydens Crossing is a local eatery that serves up both gluten-free and low-fat dishes. Kick back, relax and watch the game on Haydens Crossing's TV. Eat out with the little ones at this restaurant, and don't waste time scurrying for a sitter. Give the restaurant a call to reserve your table if you're headed over on a weeknight — it can get quite busy with the after-work crowds. Getting your food to go is also an option. With meters and potential tickets, you'll thank us for our onsite parking! Bike parking is quick and easy at Haydens Crossing. Most items on the menu are reasonably priced, so expect to spend around $30 per person at Haydens Crossing. The next time you're craving a burger and fries, Haydens Crossing is the place for you. If you're looking for classic American fare, try Haydens Crossing for your next meal. So what are you waiting for? Come see what the highly-rated American food at Haydens Crossing is all about.
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    Wilmington, IL US
  • Lallos Bar & Grill
    Swing by Lallos Bar Grill for after-work drinks and a chill environment. Don't be alone on gameday, come have a great drink and great fun. Youngsters are more than welcome to join mom and dad at this bar. People tend to swarm the bar on Fridays and Saturdays, so be sure to reserve space for your party ahead of time. Jeans are just right for a meal at Lallos Bar Grill, which embraces a casual vibe. Sometimes you need food fast, and this bar totally gets it, offering both takeout and delivery. Lallos Bar Grill will even bring the amazing food from their kitchen to yours. Avoid parallel parking and slide into a spot free of charge — the restaurant offers free parking next door. Lallos Bar Grill knows how to put a smile on your face the fairly-priced fare is easy on your taste buds as well as your wallet.
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    Channahon, IL US
  • Snooker's Sports Bar & Grill
    Order all of your favorite pub classics and munch away at Snooker's Sports Bar and Grill. Those in search of a stiff drink can also peruse the bar menu, where a range of beer, wine, and cocktails are available. If you're heading out on a Friday or Saturday, keep in mind that the bar gets busy. Snooker's Sports Bar and Grill is located in a prime location surrounded by various parking options. Snooker's Sports Bar and Grill offers a nice selection of mid-range cuisine, so you can expect a meal there to cost about $30 or less per person. Isn't it time to go to a pub that doesn't take their food lightly? Snooker's Sports Bar and Grill makes tasty bites that maximize the meaning of indulgence.
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    Wilmington, IL US
  • Big Fish Bar and Grille
    In Focus: Big Fish Bar and Grille Location: on the waterfront at Harborside Marina Their focus: the kitchen uses locally-grown organic produce and hormone-free meats wherever possible High-end steaks they serve: certified Angus and Wagyu beef How they keep their seafood selection fresh: they fly in fish and shellfish from around the world, including rare fish from Hawaii Reason to mark your calendar: regular happy hours and specials are supplemented with seasonal events such the Dungeness Crab Festival Best place to play hide and seek: the restaurant’s functional private rooms Ambiance: intimate atmosphere with walls full of old framed photos
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    Wilmington, IL US