Nightlife in Wood Dale

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

$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

"Naughty Little Cabaret" Burlesque, Fridays at 8 p.m. through December 17

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

"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

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

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

Halloween Bar Crawl on October 28 or 29

Halloween Trolley Bar Crawl or Halloween Bar Crawl: Crawl-o-ween

Multiple Locations

Don creative Halloween costume, then walk to Chicago bars featuring drink specials, scavenger hunts, and prizes

$17.36 $8

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 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

$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

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

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

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

Standup for Two and Tickets to a Future Show at Riddles Comedy Club Through April 20

Riddles Comedy Club

Riddles Comedy Club

Weekend sets from nationally touring comedians such as Robert Hines and Bob Jay

$75 $19

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

"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

Beer Tastings, Flights, and Unfilled Growlers for Two or Four at Metal Monkey Brewing (Up to 33% Off)

Metal Monkey Brewing

Metal Monkey Brewing

Learn about beer and enjoy plenty of samples at the brewery, such as Goodall Day Blonde and Big Chimpin IPA

$21 $14

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

$13 for One Hour of Pool and $15 Toward Drinks and Snacks at Elite Cafe & Billiards ($25 Value)

Elite Cafe & Billiards

Melrose Park

Retro pool hall gives players plenty of space to maneuver around its 17 billiards tables

$25 $13

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

"A Christmas Carol"

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Arlington Heights

$30 $19.75

"The Rocky Horror Show"

Cutting Hall


$20 $13.75

"Kiss Kiss Cabaret"

Uptown Underground


$24.50 $7

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

Chi-City Comedy Jam with Corey Holcomb and Sheryl Underwood on Saturday, November 19, at 8 p.m.

Chi-City Comedy Jam With Corey Holcomb, Sheryl Underwood and More

Arie Crown Theater

Standup show features comedians seen on ComicView, Def Comedy Jam, and Last Comic Standing

$74.72 $49

"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

Select Local Merchants

  • Tree Guys Pizza Pub
    Load up on toppings or opt for a simple slice of cheese at Tree Guys Pizza Pub, Itasca's classic pizza venue. Kick back, relax and watch the game on Tree Guys Pizza Pub's TV. Youngsters are more than welcome to join mom and dad at this pizzeria. Tree Guys Pizza Pub is a local restaurant that accommodates both large and small groups. Tree Guys Pizza Pub offers patio seating in the warmer months. Free wifi is available as well. Crowds tend to pack the place on weekends, so call ahead to reserve a table. No need to put on airs for a trip to Tree Guys Pizza Pub — the dress code and ambience at this pizzeria are totally laid-back. This pizzeria serves up innovative meals, so stop in, order takeout, or call for delivery. Whichever road you choose, happy eating! Tree Guys Pizza Pub is known for serving great food, and they are able to serve it at your next event with their excellent catering. Don't spend time searching for parking — guests are welcome to use the adjoining lot. If your preferred mode of transit is of the two wheel variety, you're in luck — there's tons of bike parking outside the pizzeria. So load up a few pizzas with your favorite toppings at Tree Guys Pizza Pub and enjoy a night munching away with your friends. Visit Tree Guys Pizza Pub for some of the best British pub food in Itasca.
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    Itasca, IL US
  • Crossroads Tavern & Eatery
    Sit down with a simple sandwich or salad — Crossroads Too caters to those craving an all-American meal. Comfort food at its best, low-fat is intentionally left off the menu here. You can also catch the latest scores on the TVs in the bar. Bring the whole clan to Crossroads Too — kids and parents will love the menu and ambience here. Up for grabs (and free of charge) is Crossroads Too's wifi. Sunny day plus appetite equals the perfect time to head to Crossroads Too. Don't let your weekend plans get spoiled! Be sure to reserve a table if you're heading to the restaurant on a Friday or Saturday since it can get pretty crowded. Dress is typically casual at Crossroads Too, so leave the fancy duds behind for the evening. Throwing a big party? Count on Crossroads Too to provide top-notch catering with the same great dishes you love. Sometimes you need food fast, and Crossroads Too totally gets it, offering both takeout and delivery. null Dining at Crossroads Too will set you back about $30 per person on average. Crossroads Too offers a wide variety of payment options, including payment by major credit card.
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    Wood Dale, IL US
  • Topgolf Wood Dale
    Swing by Top Golf for after-work drinks and a chill environment. On gameday, come here to cheer your team to victory and watch every triumph on the big screen. Little ones are free to make a mess at Top Golf, where the whole family is invited to dine. Wifi is on the house at Top Golf, so you can stay connected on your mobile device. Take your meal to the next level on the patio at Top Golf. The bar can get tied up on the weekends, so allow yourself time to wait for a table. The food's ready when you are. Come on in or carry out. Drivers will love the easy parking options just steps away from Top Golf. Your tab at Top Golf will generally run you about $30 per person.
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    Wood Dale, IL US
  • Tomczak's Tap
    Visit Wood Dale's Tomczak's Tap for fresh ribs that fall off the bone, sweet corn and homemade baked beans. You can also catch the latest scores on the TVs in the bar. Surf the web from your tablet or laptop on Tomczak's Tap's complimentary wifi. If you're in a hurry, place an order for pickup instead. Drivers will find parking not far from the bar. Tomczak's Tap is home to many cyclists who appreciate the parking racks outside. Want top-notch taste for less than top-dollar prices? Tomczak's Tap s mid-range cuisine is sure to satisfy on both fronts, where pennies stretch into perfectly seasoned platters. The best barbecue in town awaits at Tomczak's Tap — don't delay.
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    Wood Dale, IL US
  • Wine With Me
    Oenophiles rejoice! Wine With Me offers an amazing wine list and great ambience for sipping the night away. Whether you prefer a deep red or dry white, the bar is home to a wide variety of wines from numerous regions around the world. Don't fuss with street parking. We've got some parking available. A mid-priced establishment, Wine With Me offers meals that typically cost about $30 or less.
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    Itasca, IL US
  • Overshadowed Theatrical Productions
    For the theatrically inclined, Overshadowed Theatrical offers engaging plays for your enjoyment in Itasca. Whether you want mouth-watering food or great drinks, this theater has the restaurant just for you. Bring the whole clan to this theater — kids and parents will love the ambience here. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    Itasca, IL US