The Irish have a bit of a reputation for knowing how to have a good time. Visit the Abbey Pub to experience a traditional, Irish nightlife venue complete with Irish food, musicians and of course, beer.
Experience live music at the historic Aragon Ballroom. The venue was built in 1926 and its long career, the Aragon has hosted performances by artists like Buddy Holly, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Marvin Gaye, Steve Miller Band, Pink Floyd, Journey, AC/DC, Billy Idol, Nirvana, Weezer, Tool and many more.
Spend some time hanging out in Chicago's Greektown. The neighborhood is home to nightlife spots, restaurants, gift shops and galleries that celebrate the culture of Greece. Nine Muses Bar & Grill, Spectrum Bar & Grill, Dugan's on Halsted, and Pegasus Restaurant & Taverna are just a few places to wine and dine in Greektown.
Try your hand at gambling at the Hollywood Casino Joliet. The casino is home latest games and all your favorites like table games and poker machines along with penny slots and live poker. Don't forget pennies and your poker face when you head out to experience the nightlife here.
Enjoy dinner, drinks and dancing aboard the Mystic Blue Cruise. You'll feel like a million bucks while spending the evening on the yacht taking in the sights of Chicago from the water.
Laugh it up at one of the three different stages where some of the best comedic talents have gotten their start in show business. The Second City alumni include big names in entertainment like John Belushi, John Candy, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Gilda Radner, Mike Myers, Chris Farley, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, and Tina Fey.
Get down on one of the dance floors at Transit Nightlife. The nightlife destination is one of Chicago's premier party bars, with three dance floors and five bars. They offers plenty of room to dance and drink the night away.
Stay out late at the Underground Wonder Bar. The nightlife venue doesn't close until 4 a.m., and patrons can jam out to live music from many genres including jazz, blues, rock, acoustic and piano.