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Nightlife in Illinois

Discover the best places to eat, drink and party after dark in Chicago and Illinois. Whether you want to listen to the blues, dance till dawn or taste the state’s excellent craft brews, we’ve got nightlife in Illinois covered.

To really dive into the nightlife epicenter, head to Chicago where you’ll find everything from trendy nightclubs to legendary jazz clubs and an infinite amount of bars to choose from.

The allure of Illinois nightlife extends beyond Chicago, with clubs in various cities embracing eclectic music and diverse crowds. As the sun sets, the state transforms into a nocturnal playground, with great vibes, plenty of laughter, and moments that cement themselves into memories.

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Head Out in Chicago

A guide to Chicago Nightlife

Discover the best places for food, drink, theater, music and more. Chicago is a vibrant metropolis where there's always something happening.

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