Nightlife in North Chicago

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

Maxwell and Mary J. Blige on December 14 at 7 p.m.

Maxwell and Mary J. Blige: King and Queen of Hearts Tour

United Center

The royalty of ’90s neo-soul join forces on a nationwide tour that simultaneously looks forward while hearkening back to a classic sound

$76.71 $35

Movie with Popcorn and Drinks for One, Two, or Four at Village of Bensenville (Up to 57% Off)

Village of Bensenville


Guests grab buckets of popcorn and large sodas before heading into intimate twin theaters to view recent releases

$22 $11

$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

$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

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

Murder-Mystery Dinner for One or Two at The Murder Mystery Co. (Up to 55% Off)

The Murder Mystery Co.


Interactive murder mystery dinner starring professional actors testing guests’ sleuthing skills throughout a three course meal

$60 $27

Two Well Drinks and $10 in Tokens at Emporium Arcade Bar (Up to 60% 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 $8

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

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

Movie Theater Ticket Subscription Plans from MoviePass (Up to 44% 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

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

"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

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

"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

"Kiss Kiss Cabaret"

Uptown Underground


$27.50 $18

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

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

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

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

$17 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 $17

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

"Horrible Fun": Based on Cards Against Humanity

Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

$15 $10.50

"The Christmas Schooner"

Mercury Theater


$45 $24.25

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

Up to 58% Off Exotic Tiki Cocktails at Rendevous Tiki Lounge

Rendevous Tiki Lounge


From the merchant: Great exotic drinks to enjoy in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

$40 $17

Select Local Merchants

  • Flanagan's
    Hungry for all-American cuisine? Visit Flanagan's for all of your favorite American dishes. Flanagan's will keep those with dietary needs happy with a menu filled with gluten-free and low-fat items. Follow the game or the news from the TVs in the bar. On warmer days, you can take advantage of Flanagan's' al fresco patio seating. Free wifi is on hand here as well. The restaurant hosts a live DJ, so you can find your rhythm on the dance floor. Don't be the last one waiting! Reserve a seat so you can eat when you're ready. Feeling a little shy? Carryout is available. If you're driving, that's no problem. Parking available onsite. Stop by for breakfast, lunch, or dinner — Flanagan's serves up all three meals. There's a classic American dish waiting to be made for you at Flanagan's.
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    North Chicago, IL US
  • Mr B's Lounge
    Grab some friends and head on over to North Chicago's Mr B's Lounge for great pub grub. Parking can always be a hassle. That's why we've done half the work for you. Parking available onsite for our guests. Prices don't get much better than this, either, with typical meals running under the $15 mark. For simply amazing pub food, Mr B's Lounge has all of your favorites to continuously satisfy your hunger.
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    North Chicago, IL US
  • Selena's Lounge
    Grab some friends and head on over to Selena's Lounge for great pub grub. Selena's Lounge does not prepare their menu with low-fat items, though, so those following a strict diet may have better luck elsewhere. 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.
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    North Chicago, IL US
  • Old Anchor Lounge
    Old Anchor Lounge serves American-style cuisine in the middle of North Chicago's North Chicago district. Easy parking is accessible for Old Anchor Lounge's diners. A dinner that is yummy and affordable is the standard at Old Anchor Lounge. The best American dishes are cooked up by the great crew at Old Anchor Lounge, and they're waiting to serve you!
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    North Chicago, IL US
  • Sanibel Sports Inc.
    For good times and great food, head on over to Sanibel Sports Inc. in North Chicago. Drivers will find quick and easy parking just around the corner from Sanibel Sports Inc. Sanibel Sports Inc.'s fare is so good, you'll want to sample everything on the menu (and with its middle-of-the-road prices, you can!).
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    North Chicago, IL US
  • Anastasia's Restaurant & Sports Lounge
    If cooking isn't on the agenda, the perfect pie awaits you at Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge, where customers praise the pizza like no other. The bar is stocked with TVs, so you can watch the next big game. Tots and tykes will be right at home at this pizzeria with its kid-approved food and ambience. Enjoy the cool summer breezes on Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge's seasonally available outdoor seating. Access the Internet free of charge via Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge's complimentary wifi. Large groups will appreciate Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge for its ability to seat them quickly. Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge draws a crowd with performances from live DJs. If you're heading to the pizzeria on a Friday or Saturday, don't get stuck in line with the rest of the crowds — reservations are accepted. Head to Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge in comfort, where attire is business casual. Bring the Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge's great food to your place. It's been too long since you've had a great meal at home. Order takeout or delivery from this pizzeria and enjoy! Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge is located near a parking lot, which many diners take advantage of. Make use of the luxurious bike racks at Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge. Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge offers a wide variety of payment options, including payment by major credit card. Spend your morning, afternoon, or evening at Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge, where guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner. If pizza is your all-time favorite, it's important to find a pie that's worth your while. With star-studded reviews and sky-high ratings, there's no better way to spend your time than eating some 'za at Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge. When pizza's on the mind, there's no going back. For quick pies that no one can stop talking about, get the best of the best at Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge. Don't stress over planning a fancy dinner. Keep it fun and casual with a fresh, handmade pizza from Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge. Whether you're in the mood for a slice of pizza or a whole pizza pie, Anastasia's Restaurant and Sports Lounge has you covered.
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    Waukegan, IL US