Nightlife in Waukegan

An Evening with Jillian Michaels on May 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

An Evening with Jillian Michaels

Genesee Theatre

Personal trainer and fitness celebrity shares her tips for health and success in an interactive multimedia presentation

$45.40 $20

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

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

$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

Movie with Popcorn for Two or Four at Plaza Theater (Up to 43% Off)

Plaza Theater


First-run films screen from digital projectors as audiences enjoy traditional concessions

$25.50 $16

"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

"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

Up to 50% 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 $20

$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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Dinner and Drinks for Two or Four at Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

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

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

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

$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

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

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

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

"Horrible Fun": Based on Cards Against Humanity

Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

$15 $10.50

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

Select Local Merchants

  • 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
  • Green Town Tavern
    Green Town Tavern is serving up American favorites with a tasty tweak. Ready for a drink to unwind? At this restaurant, you can pair your meal with something from their full bar. Dine under the sun (or stars) at Green Town Tavern with their charming outdoor seating. Parties of any size can easily be seated at Green Town Tavern. Amp up your evening with some music — live bands or a DJ often perform here. Pump up your night with performances from Green Town Tavern's live DJs. Enjoy live music with your food and drinks at Green Town Tavern as well. Green Town Tavern is completely informal — dress as you see fit (and are most comfortable). Throwing a big party? Count on Green Town Tavern to provide top-notch catering with the same great dishes you love. No delivery needed. In and out for carryout. Green Town Tavern's guests can take advantage of the easy street and lot parking options. Green Town Tavern offers outdoor bike racks for cyclists. So when you need to cure your hunger craving, visit Green Town Tavern and treat yourself to a tasty American dish. So next time you're hungry and want a casual meal, Green Town Tavern is the perfect destination for some good old fashioned food.
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    Waukegan, IL US
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    For wings with a ton of zest, Waukegan's Buffalo Wild Wings has got you covered. Pair your entree with a glass of wine or draft beer — this restaurant has a fully-stocked bar to complement your meal. Parents appreciate this restaurant's kid-friendly attitude, and little ones are often seen dining out with the adults. Looking for a good happy hour? Head to Buffalo Wild Wings and treat yourself to a bite or a drink for a discounted price. Buffalo Wild Wings is the perfect spot to enjoy a great meal outside (weather permitting). Wireless Internet access is just a click away at Buffalo Wild Wings. Between the music and the crowds, be prepared for a lot of noise at this restaurant. Those hoping to avoid the weekend rush will do best visiting the restaurant during the week. The food's ready when you are. Come on in or carry out. Score a close parking spot at Buffalo Wild Wings. No matter what you choose off the menu at Buffalo Wild Wings, you won't completely break the bank with prices averaging around $30. Sometimes only wings can satisfy you, and the ones at Buffalo Wild Wings will surely do the job.
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    Waukegan, IL US
  • Lime Lounge
    Visit Lime Lounge for some true American comfort food smack dab in the middle of Waukegan's Waukegan. Ready for a drink to unwind? At this restaurant, you can pair your meal with something from their full bar. For weekday specials that hit the spot, head to Lime Lounge's happy hour. There's often a DJ spinning as well, and patrons are encouraged to step out on the dance floor. Noisy crowds plus raging music creates a very loud environment at this restaurant. Weekend diners may find themselves waiting for a table, as Friday and Saturday nights tend to draw a crowd. In addition to street parking, there is a lot right around the corner, so finding a space shouldn't be an issue for drivers dining at the restaurant. Lime Lounge makes it their goal to serve food that is both delicious and affordable. When you are ready to try a new restaurant for lunch or dinner, make your way over to Lime Lounge for tasty American fare.
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    Waukegan, IL US
  • Tr's Front Row On Greenwood
    Come to Tr's Front Row On Greenwood to grab an American classic with a side of fries. Complete your meal with the perfect glass of wine or beer from this restaurant's drink list. Make those early evening hours happy ones and swing by for some discounted food and drink deals after work. Gather up your friends, coworkers or family members and head to Tr's Front Row On Greenwood for a group meal. Don't stay inside on a beautiful day! Come sit on the patio at Tr's Front Row On Greenwood and order great food. Live DJs often entertain the evening crowd while dining. If crowds aren't your thing, it's best to visit Tr's Front Row On Greenwood during the slower weekday hours. Can't stay at this restaurant long? Pick up and go home. For drivers, a nearby lot is available for use. You'll definitely want to reconsider going anywhere else when the food at Tr's Front Row On Greenwood tastes like pure heaven!
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    Waukegan, IL US
  • Sundance Saloon
    Enjoy a large array of finger food at Sundance Saloon, a local pub. Why watch TV at home when you can catch the game at Sundance Saloon? Weather permitting, come enjoy a wonderful meal outside at Sundance Saloon. Those up for moving and grooving can take a turn on the dance floor. That's right! Sundance Saloon will bring their delicious food to your house for any occasion. We're not like any other place. We've prepared parking onsite for you. A visit to Sundance Saloon will set you back less than $30 per person, so you can make it a regular part of your schedule. When you want to relax and grab a quick bite to eat, come munch on some pub fare at Sundance Saloon.
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    Waukegan, IL US