Nightlife in Vernon Hills

Haunted Hotel Bash at Hard Rock Hotel - Saturday October 29, 2016 / 10:00pm-3:00am (Plus Pre- and After-Parties)

Hard Rock Hotel

Chicago, IL

$50 $26.50

Movie with Popcorn and Drinks for One, Two, or Four at Village of Bensenville (Up to 50% Off)

Village of Bensenville


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

$22 $12

Save On Home Decor - Online Only

Hobby Lobby Sale

Online Deal

$0 $0

$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

"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

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

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

SaveMoney Halloween Party Feat. Smoko Ono and More on Monday, October 31 at 9 p.m.

In The Loop and FDC Halloween Party

19 East

Halloween party hosted by SaveMoney with live installations and DJ & hip-hop sets by Smoko Ono, Peter Cottontale, and other local producers

$24 $14

Dru Hill with Sisqo on December 18 at 8 p.m.

Dru Hill

House of Blues Chicago

R&B crooners treat fans to soulful hit such as “Never Make a Promise” and “In My Bed”

$39.16 $30

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

Dinner, Drinks, and Diva Show for Two or Four at Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club (Up to 50% Off)

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club

North Side

Female impersonators put on a show every 30 minutes as diners clink martini glasses and trade bites of savory entrées

$95 $55

Holiday Love Jam with Jodeci, Silk, Shai, and H-Town on Friday, December 2, at 8 p.m.

Holiday Love Jam with Jodeci, Silk, Shai, and H-Town

Arie Crown Theater

R&B icons Jodeci, Silk, Shai, and H-Town celebrate the season during the Holiday Love Jam at Arie Crown Theater

$82.60 $56.95

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

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

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

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

"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 $25

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

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 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

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

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

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

"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

"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

"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

"Annie" Musical, November 9–13


Cadillac Palace Theatre

Little Annie and her loyal canine, Sandy, attempt to escape a conniving orphanage matron while searching for familial love

$52.14 $40.07

$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

Select Local Merchants

  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    Whether you love them dunked in ranch dressing or smothered in barbecue sauce, the wings at Vernon Hills' Buffalo Wild Wings will fit any taste. Don't go thirsty during dinner! This restaurant also offers a splendid drink list featuring wine, beer, and more. At this restaurant, everyone will find something they love — kids included! Make sure to check out Buffalo Wild Wings' happy hour for a great way to decompress from the workday. Bask in the sun (or moon!) light when you dine on Buffalo Wild Wings' outdoor patio. You can tote your laptop here to take advantage of the free wifi. Guests may have a hard time conversing, as the restaurant is rather noisy. Don't sacrifice comfort for style — Buffalo Wild Wings' dress code is business casual, so guests can look and feel great. Ordering food? You can pick it up yourself! Worried about finding parking? Don't fret! Buffalo Wild Wings is located near plenty of options. Buffalo Wild Wings offers safe bike parking outside. Sometimes only wings can satisfy you, and the ones at Buffalo Wild Wings will surely do the job.
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    Vernon Hills, IL US
  • Sullivan's Steakhouse
    Sullivan's Steakhouse in Lincolnshire offers a wide selection of prime steak choices, including sirloin and filet mignon. Round out your meal with a little tipple — this restaurant has a terrific drink list, including beer, wine, and more. Got a big family? Tons of friends? An entire soccer team? Consider the private room at Sullivan's Steakhouse, where large groups can get together to celebrate life's biggest milestones. Sunny day plus appetite equals the perfect time to head to Sullivan's Steakhouse. Make a reservation to ensure your night goes according to schedule. Sullivan's Steakhouse's business casual policy makes it the perfect place for a number of occasions. Meeting the gang for a movie? Pick up some food from this restaurant. Let valet service handle your parking situation at Sullivan's Steakhouse. Fancy snacks do come at a higher price, but wow are they delicious. Steak-lovers rejoice! Getting the juiciest, most flavorful steaks in town is easy when you stop in for a meal at Sullivan's Steakhouse.
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    Lincolnshire, IL US
  • Chili's
    For your next round of drinks, head to Chili's for a truly British-themed pub. There are plenty of TVs in the bar to go around as well, so diners don't have to worry about missing out on anything. Children are more than welcome to dine at this bar, where there's something for everyone on the menu. Enjoy the luxury of eating a delicious meal outside at Chili's. The bar's "rush" is all weekend long, so diners should be prepared to wait for a table. Eating on the go? Order some tasty take out from this bar. At Chili's, you can safely park just around the corner. For British pub food in Vernon Hills, there's nothing better than Chili's.
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  • Prairie House Tavern
    If cooking isn't on the agenda, the perfect pie awaits you at Prairie House Tavern, where customers praise the pizza like no other. Restaurant customers can take advantage of the nearby parking options. For talk-of-the-town pizza, Prairie House Tavern is your pizzeria. Stop by for a slice or two and judge the ratings for yourself. When you are craving a little taste of Italy, make your way over to Prairie House Tavern and indulge in a fresh and flavorful pizza.
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    Prairie View, IL US
  • AMC Vernon Hills 8
    AMC Showplace Vernon Hills 8 offers a comfortable atmosphere to catch up on the latest cinematic offerings in Vernon Hills. Make the trip to this theater even more savory with a visit to their fine restaurant. Tots are more than welcome to hang with their parents at this theater. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles. Come see the new movies on the silver screen at AMC Showplace Vernon Hills 8.
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    Vernon Hills, IL US
  • Vernon Hills Family Aquatic Center
    Vernon Hills' Vernon Hills Family Aquatic Center is a great place to kick back with friends and enjoy a few games of pool. With food just the way you like it, this hall elevates your restaurant experience just on the level of taste. No need to splurge on a baby sitter — tots will be right at home at this hall. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Vernon Hills, IL US