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Chicago Party Places

Where to Party in Chicago

Chicago is a town that loves to party, and there is definitely no shortage of places to do it. Whether you're a resident of the city or you're only visiting, you're definitely going to want to check out the hottest party places in the city at some point. Are you the type of person that wants to spend the evening at a nightclub dancing to a world class DJ? Maybe you prefer the more relaxed setting of a lounge where you can catch up with friends? No matter what your tastes, there is a place in Chicago perfect for your night out.

It is easy to get a little overwhelmed by the massive amount of venues in the Windy City. Places are ranked by popularity below so you are immediately presented with the hottest spots in town. If you'd like to narrow your results a little bit feel free to use the search tools on the left side of the page. Search events by neighborhood to narrow the list to places that are conveniently located near where you are planning to be. You can also search by type to show events that match the sort of vibe or atmosphere you're after.

If a place catches your interest, click on it and check out its page. There you can look through photographs of the venue to get a feel for it ahead of time and find important information such as whether or not there is a dress code or a guest list, so that you don't try to roll in to an upscale nightclub in shorts. Upcoming events at each place can also be found on this page.

All that's left to do now is start your search! It won't take you long at all to find a number of awesome places in Chicago that perfectly match your party needs.

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Mystic Blue Cruises

401 E Illinois St Suite 310, Chicago, Illinois (Meg Mile Streeterville) United States


Mystic Blue Cruises Mystic Blue is the casual, modern dining cruise experience, a fun, colorful destination for all guests to gather, relax and let their hair down. Enjoy bountiful buffets serving traditional favorites and a lively DJ playing dance music on two decks all while watching the beautiful Chicago skyline float past. Cruise year-round [more]

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Metro Chicago

3730 North Clark, Chicago, Illinois United States


Metro's box office is located inside the Metro Store on the first floor of 3730 North Clark Street. Tickets for all Metro shows are available for purchase with cash or credit card (Metro Store accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express). Note: ticket purchases for a show day of must be cash after doors have opened. Store hours: Located [more]

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Hilton Chicago Hotel

720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois (Central) United States


The Hilton Chicago has hosted some of the best special events that the Windy City has ever seen; from star studded celebrity parties, to New Year's galas, to other seasonal celebrations. Anytime you're headed to an event at the Hilton Chicago, you know you're in for a treat. Come get the VIP experience you've been craving at the Hilton Chicago. [more]

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1431 W. Lake St, Chicago, Illinois United States


Transit Transit, a contemporary 10,000 square foot facility, is Chicago's premier special event space designed to deliver a comfortable atmosphere while providing the highest level of quality and service from our experience team of event professionals. With 3 different exclusive areas, including a 1,500 sq. foot oval-shaped dance floor and [more]

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Vision Nightclub (CLOSED)

632 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, Illinois United States

(312) 266-1944

Voted #1 Mega Club in the US by URB Magazine, and top 100 clubs in the world by DJ Mag, Vision opens its doors to over 2000 club-goers each week and provides an array of music choices and party environments. Simply put - Vision is currently Chicago's Crown Jewel of nightclubs; and its only world-class mega club. Blending the elemental forces of [more]

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220 West Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois United States


This luxe party-lounge boasts three bars in a 15,000-square foot, two-floor celebration space with VIP seating areas along the perimeter. Hardwood floors, to dance and move, warm earth tones and exposed brick create a classy, loft-like interior. You'll find the VIPs posing--we mean standing--at the bar, cocktail in hand to mingle with Chicago's [more]

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646 N. Franklin, Chicago, Illinois United States


Spybar Nightclub is a Chicago institution, boasting unparalleled night life for 18 years and running. This "River North party paradise" according to Rolling Stone Magazine (August 2013), is the perfect cross section between high octane clubbing and intimate lounge atmosphere. [more]