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Illinois Events


10 Events & Parties to Check Out in Chicago

By clubZone

Chicago has quite the reputation for fun! From pub crawls to live shows, this city has it all. Check out some of the best events and parties happening in Chicago all year round.

  • Enjoy a Live Show at the United Center

    By clubZone

    From basketball to live music, this venue is equipped for giving attendees the best experience. With great live shows all year round, check their [schedule online](http://www.unitedcenter.com/) for some of Chitown's best events.

  • Lincoln Hall

    By clubZone

    This modern, mid-sized venue serves good food and delicious drinks, and also plays host to many fantastic live shows nearly every night. Check their [schedule online](http://www.lincolnhallchicago.com/) for some of the best events.

  • Cover Your Bases Pub Crawl

    By clubZone

    With Chicago being a sports town, this baseball-themed pub crawl in Wrigleyville is the perfect way to kick off MLB season. Tickets encourage a mission of attending bars and scoring at the final stop!

  • Literary Pub Crawl

    By clubZone

    For the bookworm who loves a good drink, this pub crawl is fully customizable. With a Chicago Trolley taking you to 10 of the finest (and historical) pubs around town, it's a great way to see Chitown.

  • Til The Ball Falls NYE Bar Crawl

    By clubZone

    This wild and expansive NYE party takes you to more than 5 bars, with granted access to the best parties across the city. Running from 5pm to well past midnight, this marathon’s a classic pub crawl.

  • Soldier Field

    By clubZone

    Soldier Field isn't just for football. The venue hosts live shows throughout the year, from rock and pop to country—there's a show for everyone. 

  • Free Fun at Millennium Park

    By clubZone

    With free events frequently taking place at the city's famed Millennium Park, there's something for everyone. With continuous live music, visitors can spend time at this park well into evening hours.

  • Chicago Scene Boat Party Weekend

    By clubZone

    With DJs spinning heavy beats and 700 boats gracing waters till nightfall, this party is not to be missed! Known as the city's floating Mardi Gras, it's open to all. Check their site for more info.

  • Spooktacular Halloween Trolley Crawl

    By clubZone

    With 20+ trolleys cruising between 20+ bars, this wild crawl goes till 2am. Featuring costume contests, beer in each bus and drink specials at every bar, it's a must. 

  • BeadQuest

    By clubZone

    Chicago's wildest Mardi Gras pub crawl happens in Wrigleyville every year. With "Fat Tuesday" flair, party-goers dress up and visit over two dozen bars, collecting beads and drinking the city's best.

Nightlife entertainment guide for Illinois

Looking for a complete list of special events in Illinois? Look no further. Here is your nightlife entertainment guide for Illinois.

Tickets starting from 40.00

The Ogden Chicago, 1659 W Ogden Ave, Chicago Illinois United States | show on map

Join us as we ring in the New Year at The Ogden Chicago with our 2014-2015 New Year's Eve party.  Our elaborate NYE package will be from 8pm-2am (last call at 1:30am) with early check in starting at 6pm. - Executive Chef Chris De la Cueva will  be serving up hors d'oeuvres, a full dinner buffet featuring prime rib [more]

Tickets starting from 40.00
Tickets starting from 89.00

Navy Pier Grand Ballroom and Lakeview Terrace, 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago Illinois United States | show on map

Important: VIP Tickets Are Not Yet Available on this Site. As the bevy of nightlife establishments in the Windy City prepare for their single biggest night of the year, the attention of the masses is narrowed on one single event. Naturally, every bar, restaurant, nightclub, and event space in Chicago proclaims to be hosting the "biggest," [more]

Tickets starting from 89.00
Tickets starting from 125.00

Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton Place, Chicago Illinois United States | show on map

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 Party Hours: GA 9PM to 2AM - VIP 8PM to 2AM Ring in 2015 with Chicago Scene at the Hottest New Year's Eve Party in Chicago! Chicago-Scene 15th Annual New Years Eve Party at The Drake Hotel. The longest running New Year's Eve Party in Chicago! Join over 2000 people as they bring in the New Year in style at the [more]

Tickets starting from 125.00
Tickets starting from 125.00

Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago Illinois United States | show on map

The event you have been waiting for all year is here! New Year's Eve Soiree 2015 w/ ChicagoNYE, Kiss FM, Yelp, & Chicago Sun-Times Celebrate NYE with 3500+ Attendees Multiple Ballrooms of Entertainment Premium NYE Package 3 Events included in NYE Tickets This event sells out every year and is Chicago's "it event." Get tickets [more]

Tickets starting from 125.00
Tickets starting from 125.00

JW Marriott, 151 W Adams St, Chicago Illinois United States | show on map

Celebrate New Year's Eve in Chicago's Newest Hotel, the JW Marriott Chicago! Winner of JW Marriott Reward for Best Hotel! Voted Best Luxury NYE Event by Chicago Traveler! ChicagoNewYearsParty w/ CS Magazine, Agenda, Yelp, & Bear Necessities Pediatric Foundation present New Year's Eve Soiree 2015 at JW Marriott Chicago Amenities 4 HOUR [more]

Tickets starting from 125.00
Tickets starting from 125.00

Hard Rock Hotel, 230 N. Michigan, Chicago Illinois United States | show on map

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Chicago's Rock Star Hotel - Hard Rock Hotel Chicago This New Year's Eve We Bring You An Event Like No Other! Two Celebrations Under One Roof! Hard Rock Hotel's 11 Year Anniversary & Playboy's NYE Celebration ChicagoNYEparty presents New Year's Eve Soiree 2015 at Hard Rock Hotel Chicago an Evening of [more]

Tickets starting from 125.00
Tickets starting from 15.00

HARD ROCK CAFE, 63 W. ONTARIO, Chicago Illinois United States | show on map

ChicagoNYEinfo presents New Year's Eve Soiree 2015 at Hard Rock Cafe Chicago Rock Around The Clock until 4am! Wednesday, December 31st Open until 4am - Free Pre & Post Cover Included Featuring Music By DJ Nikki X and DJ Chris Mix Spinning Hip Hop, House, Old School, Retro, & Top 40's DJ Nikki x DJ Nikki X is a cultivation of [more]

Tickets starting from 15.00
Tickets starting from 65.00

Lucky Strike Lanes, 322 E. Illinois St, Chicago Illinois United States | show on map

Celebrate New Year's Eve 2015 at Chicago's Hottest Celebrity Destination! Ring In the New Year At Lucky Strike's Renowned NYE Soiree! If you've never been to Lucky Strike on New Years, you don't know what your missing! NewYearsLuckyStrike & 1-800-New'Years present New Year's Eve Soiree 2015 at Lucky Strike Lounge Party Like A [more]

Tickets starting from 65.00
Tickets starting from 65.00

8Fifty8, 858 W. Lake, Chicago Illinois United States | show on map

Celebrate New Year's Eve in Chicago's Hottest Nightclub, 8fifty8 Chicago! Voted "Best New Club" by Metromix, and "The Perfect Venue to Celebrate a Special Occasion" by Redeye Chicago, 8fifty8 is poised to satisfy your New Year's Eve pleasures! 8fifty8 & 1-800-NewYears present New Year's Eve Soiree 2015 at 8fifty8 Chicago Let The [more]

Tickets starting from 65.00

Castle Nightclub, 632 N. Dearborn, Chicago Illinois United States | show on map

featuring DJ's Marc Stout Amada Castle is Chicago’s Ultimate Multi-Venue Entertainment Complex, all in an iconic Chicago historical landmark building. Located in the epicenter of Chicago’s thriving River North nightlife district, Castle boasts four unique environments spread out over five levels and 60,000 square feet. It is Chicago’s [more]