Nightlife in Pontiac

$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 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

$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

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

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

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

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

"Joey & Maria's Comedy Italian Wedding"

Mama Luigi's

Southwest Side

$59 $51.75

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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$0 $0

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

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

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

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

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

"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

"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 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 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

"Kiss Kiss Cabaret"

Uptown Underground


$27.50 $18

20% Cash Back at Red Star Cocktail Lounge

Red Star Cocktail Lounge


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$0 $0

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

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

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails at Frank's (55% Off). Two Options Available.



Rotating craft beers, more than 20 martinis, and the neighborhood’s best jukebox await at this Lincoln Park mainstay

$20 $9

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

"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

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

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

Select Local Merchants

  • Wild Willie's
    Sit down with a simple sandwich or salad — Wild Willie's caters to those craving an all-American meal. Drivers can find parking right by the restaurant, so don't forget your car keys. No matter what you choose off the menu at Wild Willie's, you won't completely break the bank with prices averaging around $30. So when you're on the market for some great American cuisine, check out Wild Willie's. If you're seeking a highly-rated American restaurant in the area, look no further than Wild Willie's.
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    Fairbury, IL US
  • Elliott's Corner Junction
    Come to Elliott's Corner Junction to grab an American classic with a side of fries. The bar at this restaurant is fully stocked, so pair your meal with a glass of wine or beer. Restaurant customers can take advantage of the nearby parking options. Taste the greatness Elliott's Corner Junction is serving up with meals around $30. When you're craving a true American classic, such as a burger and fries, make your way over to Elliott's Corner Junction.
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    Pontiac, IL US
  • Jams
    Visit Jams Tavern for some true American comfort food smack dab in the middle of Dwight's Dwight. Restaurant customers can take advantage of the nearby parking options. No matter what you choose off the menu at Jams Tavern, you won't completely break the bank with prices averaging around $30. So when you're in the mood for some delicious American dishes, don't look further than Jams Tavern.
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    Dwight, IL US
  • Crescent Cinemas
    Have a movie that you have been dying to see? Check it out at Crescent Cinemas in Pontiac. For a well-crafted dish, be sure to visit the restaurant at this theater. No need to splurge on a baby sitter — tots will be right at home at this theater. Enjoy the smell of nature when you see a movie outdoors at Crescent Cinemas. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Pontiac, IL US
  • Chumps's & Bonz
    Featuring fresh and flavorful American food, Chumps' and Bonz is a local favorite. Drivers will find quick and easy parking just around the corner from Chumps' and Bonz. Chumps' and Bonz may cost you a little bit more than some spots, but this deliciousness is fairly-priced (and well worth the few extra bucks). Stop what you're doing and pay a visit to Chumps' and Bonz's restaurant today.
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    Pontiac, IL US
  • Rick & Anita's
    For true American comfort food, head to Rick and Anita's for a sandwich or side of fries. This dining establishment is located near hassle-free parking options. Meals at Rick and Anita's are moderately priced — most diners spend about $30 per person. Stop putting off the best meal of your year and come into Rick and Anita's' restaurant for some good old American favorites!
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    Chatsworth, IL US