Chicago

Best Nightlife in Chicago

Chicago's bustling energy isn't confined to daylight hours. The city offers loads of after-hours entertainment, including Broadway musicals, world-class classical music, and a theater scene that rivals New York's. Late-night hangouts run the gamut fro...  Read more >

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Star Rating Name Category
1 star rating 10Pin Bowling Lounge Bar
1 star rating Ace Bounce Bar
1 star rating Andy’s Jazz Club and Restaurant Music
3 star rating Apogee Bar
2 star rating B.L.U.E.S. Music
1 star rating Benchmark Bars & Pubs
2 star rating Berlin Gay & Lesbian Bars
2 star rating Big Chicks Gay & Lesbian Bars
2 star rating Big Star Bars & Pubs
1 star rating Billy Goat Tavern Bars & Pubs
3 star rating Billy Sunday Bars & Pubs
1 star rating Blue Chicago Music
3 star rating Blue Man Group Theater
1 star rating Buddy Guy’s Legends Music
2 star rating Carol’s Pub Bars & Pubs
1 star rating Chicago Opera Theater Opera
3 star rating Chicago Shakespeare Theater Theater
2 star rating Chicago Symphony Orchestra Classical
1 star rating City Winery Music
1 star rating ComedySportz Comedy Clubs
1 star rating Coq d’Or Music
1 star rating Corcoran’s Bars & Pubs
1 star rating Court Theatre Theater
1 star rating Elbo Room The Club & Music Scene
2 star rating Elixir Gay & Lesbian Bars
1 star rating Facets Multi-Media Films
1 star rating Factory Theater Theater
1 star rating Gene Siskel Film Center Films
3 star rating Goodman Theatre Theater
1 star rating Goose Island Brewing Company Bars & Pubs
1 star rating Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus Music
3 star rating Green Mill Music
2 star rating Half Acre Bar
2 star rating Headquarters Beercade Bar
3 star rating Hopleaf Bars & Pubs
3 star rating House of Blues The Club & Music Scene
3 star rating Hubbard Street Dance Chicago The Performing Arts
2 star rating iO Theater Comedy Clubs
3 star rating Jay Pritzker Pavilion Performing Arts Venue
2 star rating Jazz Showcase Music
3 star rating Joffrey Ballet of Chicago The Performing Arts
1 star rating Julius Meinl Coffee Houses
1 star rating Kingston Mines Music
1 star rating Late Night Catechism Theater
3 star rating Lincoln Hall Music
2 star rating Lone Wolf Bars & Pubs
1 star rating Longman & Eagle Bars & Pubs
3 star rating Lookingglass Theatre Company Theater
3 star rating Lost Lake Bar
3 star rating Lyric Opera of Chicago Opera
1 star rating Miller’s Pub Bars & Pubs
1 star rating Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago The Performing Arts
3 star rating Music Box Theatre Films
1 star rating North Shore Center for the Performing Arts Performing Arts Venue
2 star rating Old Town Ale House Bars & Pubs
2 star rating Old Town School of Folk Music The Club & Music Scene
1 star rating Parson’s Chicken & Fish Bar
1 star rating Plymouth Bar
2 star rating Pops for Champagne Wine bar
3 star rating Ravinia Festival Performing Arts Venue
2 star rating Redhead Piano Bar Music
2 star rating Replay Gay & Lesbian Bars
2 star rating Revolution Brewpub Bars & Pubs
1 star rating Rosa’s Lounge Music
1 star rating Roscoe’s Tavern Gay & Lesbian Bars
2 star rating Sable Kitchen & Bar Bar
3 star rating Schubas Tavern Music
1 star rating Sidetrack Gay & Lesbian Bars
3 star rating Signature Lounge Bar
3 star rating Smart Bar Dance Clubs
3 star rating Steppenwolf Theatre Company Theater
2 star rating Terrace 16 Bars & Pubs
3 star rating The Aviary Bars & Pubs
1 star rating The Baton Show Lounge Music
2 star rating The Berkshire Room Bars & Pubs
1 star rating The Closet Gay & Lesbian Bars
1 star rating The Cubby Bear Bars & Pubs
1 star rating The Dance Center–Columbia College Chicago The Performing Arts
1 star rating The Empty Bottle Music
2 star rating The Hideout Music
1 star rating The House Theatre Theater
1 star rating The Infinite Wrench Theater
2 star rating The J. Parker Bars & Pubs
1 star rating The Map Room Bars & Pubs
3 star rating The Second City Comedy Clubs
3 star rating The Violet Hour Bars & Pubs
2 star rating The Whistler Nightclub
1 star rating Theatre on the Lake Theater
3 star rating Three Dots and a Dash Bars & Pubs
1 star rating Tommy Gun’s Garage Theater
1 star rating Trap Door Theatre Theater
2 star rating Travelle Bar and Lounge Bars & Pubs
2 star rating Uncommon Ground Bars & Pubs
3 star rating Victory Gardens Theater Theater
1 star rating Zanies Comedy Club Comedy Clubs
1 star rating Zebra Lounge The Club & Music Scene
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