HALLOWEEN SPECIALS & EVENTS 2014

 

CITY EVENTS

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES
SEADOG CRUISES
Reservations required | 888.636.7737 | www.seadogcruises.com

Seadog Haunted Tours at Navy Pier
Date: Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from Sunday, October 5 through Halloween, Friday, October 31, 2014.

Seadog Haunted Tours run for approximately one hour and depart at 6:15 p.m. from Navy Pier. Additional tours depart at 8:15 p.m. every Saturday in October.

Price:Adults from $34.95, Children from $18.95*
*Price does not include taxes and feed and is subject to change.

Guests aboard the Seadog will discover Chicago’s architecture at nighttime while learning ghostly secrets about the Windy City. Eerie-costumed tour guides will highlight infamous incidents and supernatural occurrences from Chicago’s history, and reveal the haunting stories that plague the famous buildings along the Chicago River.

 

CHICAGO COSTUME
3906 N. Broadway St., Chicago, IL 60613 | 773.549.2932 | www.chicagocostume.com

Chicago Costume Presents Day of the Dead Halloween Fashion Show
Date: Wednesday, October 22, 7p.m. – 10p.m.
Price: General admission is complimentary, with cash bar

Chicago Costume is hosting its 7th annual Halloween fashion show at El Mariachi Tequila Bar. The show will take place on El Mariachi’s heated patio and will feature Day of the Dead themed costumes, body paint designs and more. Chicago Costume is the city’s go-to spot for this year’s best Halloween costumes with five seasonal locations and two year-round locations. Managers Courtland and Erin Hickey have put together an array
of costumes for their 7th consecutive fashion show, which will showcase the season’s trendiest costume wear.

 

PLYMOUTH RESTAURANT & BAR
327 S Plymouth Ct., Chicago, IL 60604 | 312. 363.1212 | www.plymouthgrill.com

Plymouth Halloween Party with Complimentary Themed Buffet
Date: Friday, October 31
Price: No cover

Dress to impress at Plymouth Restaurant & Bar’s Halloween party. Party-goers can indulge in holiday fun at the complimentary buffet serving up Swamp Dip and Cheesy Freddy Fingers. To wash down the spooky snacks, guests can enjoy drink deals including Blue Moon pints for $4.00 and Pama Pomegranate Martinis for $5.00, and The Scary Night drink special for $5.00. Costumes are encouraged!

Main level Restaurant / Bar:
Monday – Wednesday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Thursday – Friday: 11 a.m – 10 p.m. | Saturday: 4 p.m.- midnight | Sunday: Closed

Rooftop:
Monday – Saturday: 4 p.m. – midnight | Sunday: Closed

 

PORKCHOP
941 W Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.733.9333 | www.chicagoporkchop.com
1516 E. Harper Ct., Chicago, IL 60615 | 773.493.9333
555 S. Dearborn St., Chicago IL, 60605 | (312) 583-9333

Dia de los Puercos Halloween Party
Date: Friday, October 31
Price: No cover

Porkchop is throwing a Halloween party not to be missed, complete with a costume contest and spooky drinks. Best costume winner walks away with a $50 Porkchop gift card. Party-goers can enjoy $6 pumpkin drafts, $4 shots of Jacob’s Ghost, $4 shots of Cuervo Cinge being served by Cutty Sark shot girls. Porkchop diners can celebrate Halloween during the whole month of October. Themed cocktails for $9 include the Liquid Ghost: Marshmallow Vodka Martini; Kiss of the Devil: Cuervo Cinge Cinnamon Margarita; and the Jack O Lantern: Jack Daniel’s cocktail with Orange Juice and Grenadine. Season drafts include Southern Tier Pumking for $8, Ace Pumpkin Cider for $7, Jack-O Traveler for $6 and Revolution Oktoberfest
for $7.

RANDOLPH HOURS: Monday: 11:30 a.m. – Midnight | Tuesday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m. | Saturday: 11 a.m. – 3 a.m. | Sunday: 11 a.m. – Midnight
HYDE PARK HOURS: Sunday – Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. | Thursday: 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. | Friday-Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.
DEARBORN HOURS: Monday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 

SUBURBAN EVENTS

 

BARBAKOA
1341 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515 | 630.852.2333 | http://www.barbakoa.com

Barbakoa Kicks Off One Year Anniversary on Halloween
Date: Friday, October 31
Price: No Cover

Barbakoa is starting its ten day anniversary celebration with a Halloween party on Friday, October 31. Party-goers can enjoy the special “La Pura Vida Menu” as well as featured cocktails such as the Purple Pisco Punch, Passion Ginger Sangria and Mojito “Classico” that are sure to infuse a taste of Latin celebration with every sip.

BAR HOURS: Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Monday – Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Friday 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m. | Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 2 a.m.

RESTAURANT HOURS: Lunch: Monday – Friday 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Brunch: Saturday – Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Dinner: Sunday – Thursday 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Friday – Saturday 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.

 

FAMOUS DAVE’S
704 Janes Ave, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 | 630.783.1502 | www.famousdaves.com

Famous Dave’s Pumpkin Painting Contest
Date: Saturday, October 25, Noon
Price: No cover

Famous Dave’s in Bolingbrook hosts a Halloween pumpkin painting contest on Saturday, October 25 at noon. Non-alcoholic cider drinks will provided for all participants and the top three winners will receive Famous Dave’s gift cards. Guests are encouraged to participate in the costume contest with the ultimate prize of an All-American Feast including soft drinks for 4-6 people, valued at $75.00.

Famous Dave’s Halloween Party
Date: Friday, October 31
Price: No cover

Famous Dave’s invites guests to celebrate Halloween all day. Restaurant-goers can expect a fright with scary movies playing on the big screens and costume contest with Famous Dave’s prizes. Guests can enjoy flights of beer for $5.50, while listening to the live music starting at 8:30pm.

HOURS: Monday- Sunday 11a.m. – 10 p.m.

 

CARLUCCI RESTAURANT
1801 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 | www.carluccirestaurant.com

Halloween Costume Contest and Pumpkin Martini
Date: October 31
Price: No Cover

On Halloween, Thursday October 31, a Pumpkin Martini will be on special for $5 all day long and guests sporting their Halloween costumes will be entered in a costume contest. Prizes will be given away to “Best Couple” costume and “Most Unique” costume. The “Best Couple” costume will receive $100 gift card to Carlucci and the “Most Unique” will receive a $50 Carlucci gift card.

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. | Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Saturday: 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Sunday: 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

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SEADOG HAUNTED TOURS AT NAVY PIER

Halloween and architecture lovers are invited to experience the sights, lights and frights of Chicago this fall. Guests aboard the Seadog will discover Chicago’s architecture at nighttime while learning ghostly secrets about the Windy City. Eerie-costumed tour guides will highlight infamous incidents and supernatural occurrences from Chicago’s history, and reveal the haunting stories that plague the famous buildings along the Chicago River. This tour is suitable for all ages.

 

 

All prices are per person and do not yet include taxes and other fees. Dates and times are subject to change. Photos and further details are available upon request.  

 

WHEN: 

Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from Sunday, October 5 through Halloween, Friday, October 31, 2014. Seadog Haunted Tours run for approximately one hour and depart at 6:15 p.m. from Navy Pier. Additional tours depart at 8:15 p.m. every Saturday in October.

 

COST:

Adults from $34.95*

Children from $18.95*

*Price does not include taxes and feed and is subject to change. 

 

SPECIAL OFFER:

This fall, Entertainment Cruises offers guests 15% off their Seadog Haunted Tour order, through October 1. Guests can use promo code BLAST15.

Restrictions: Not to be combined with other offers. Certain restrictions apply. Subject to availability. Limit one discount per order.

 

RESERVE:

Walk-ups are welcome; reservations can also be made online at  www.seadogcruises.com/Chicago/chicago-haunted-tours or by calling 888.636.7737.

 

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises, Seadog Cruises and Elite Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

 

The Spirit of Chicago, Seadog, and The Odyssey received the Trip Advisor 2014 Excellence Award

 

The Odyssey received Illinois Meetings + Events magazine’s 2013 readers’ choice Best of Award.

 

The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

 

The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

 

About The Chicago Elite

The Elite is Chicago’s most innovative dining and entertainment experience. The private charter yacht is available as a private event space for parties of up to 150 guests. Featuring two interior salons, an expansive bar and lounge on main deck and a finely appointed dining room on second deck. Top deck features a contemporary roof top style outside lounge with unparalleled waterfront views of Chicago’s award winning skyline and architecture. Chicago Elite offers a completely customizable event on a private yacht for a meeting, wedding or unique gathering. For more information, visitwww.eliteprivateyachts.com.

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visitwww.odysseycruises.com.

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visitwww.spiritofchicago.com.

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit www.mysticbluecruises.com.

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visitwww.seadogcruises.com.

 

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ODYSSEY PASTA LUNCH CRUISES

Get Fueled and Ready to Run

Give your body the energy it needs to power through 26.2 miles with one of two Odyssey pre-marathon lunch cruises. On Saturday, October 11, Bank of America Chicago Marathon participants, along with family and friends, are invited to escape on the lake aboard the Odyssey at 11 a.m. and again at 2:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Entertainment Cruises’ Executive Chef has prepared a distinctive menu for the annual Marathon runners’ that is certain to keep them in peak running condition.

 

Aboard this special cruise, guests will experience a unique pre-race celebration including exceptional service, DJ entertainment and the most breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline.

 

All prices below are per person and include taxes and other fees. Dates and times are subject to change.

Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request.  

 

ODYSSEY PRE-MARATHON CRUISES

PASTA LUNCH CRUISE  

WHEN: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Board: 11 a.m., Cruise: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

 

COST:   Starting at $40.44

 

RESERVE: Reservations are required and can be made by calling 888.305.2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com

 

AFTERNOON PASTA LUNCH CRUISE  

WHEN: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Board: 2:30 p.m., Cruise: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

 

COST:   Starting at $40.44

 

RESERVE: Reservations are required and can be made by calling 888.305.2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises and Seadog Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

 

The Spirit of Chicago, Seadog, and The Odyssey received the Trip Advisor 2014 Excellence Award

 

The Odyssey received Illinois Meetings + Events magazine’s 2013 readers’ choice Best of Award.

 

The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.

 

Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.

 

The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.

 

Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.

 

Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.

 

Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.

 

Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com.

 

Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.

 

The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.

 

Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.

 

About The Chicago Elite

The Elite is Chicago’s most innovative dining and entertainment experience. The private charter yacht is available as a private event space for parties of up to 150 guests. Featuring two interior salons, an expansive bar and lounge on main deck and a finely appointed dining room on second deck. Top deck features a contemporary roof top style outside lounge with unparalleled waterfront views of Chicago’s award winning skyline and architecture. Chicago Elite offers a completely customizable event on a private yacht for a meeting, wedding or unique gathering. For more information, visitwww.eliteprivateyachts.com.

 

About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visitwww.odysseycruises.com.

 

About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visitwww.spiritofchicago.com.

 

About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit www.mysticbluecruises.com.

 

About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visitwww.seadogcruises.com.

 

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FOURTH OF JULY SPECIALS

CITY EVENTS

 
CLARK STREET DOG 

3040 N. Clark St. | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.281.6690| www.clarkstdog.com

Enjoy American Classics at Clark Street Dog

July 4th-6th

In honor of America’s birthday and National Hot Dog Month, enjoy a wide selection of classic American-style dogs and freshly made hamburgers al fresco. Wash it all down with an ice cold Vodka Lemonade or enjoy Clark Street Dog’s famous Pickleback shot for $5!

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 9 – 3 a.m. | Friday – Sunday: 10 – 4 a.m.

 

EPIC

112 W. Hubbard Street | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.222.4940 |www.epicrestaurantchicago.com

EPIC Celebrates the 4th of July and National Grilling Month

Friday, July 4th, 2014

EPIC invites you to the first and best River North rooftop EPIC Sky to celebrate the 4th of July.  In honor of National Grilling Month, EPIC owner Steve Tavoso will be manning the grill, and they’re offering up traditional holiday fare:  $6 hot dogs, $8 brats, and $16 half racks of ribs.  Keep it festive with a Red, White, or Blue Sangria- $10/glass, $40/pitcher; or toast ‘Merica with the Root Beer Float Shot made with ROOT and Bailey’s $5.  EPIC Sky, with its sweeping city views, offers the perfect setting for a memorable 4th of July experience.

EPIC Sky Rooftop Hours:  Monday-Thursday 4pm-12am | Friday and Saturday 3pm-12am

 

EL MARIACHI TEQUILA BAR

3906 N. Broadway | Chicago, IL  60613 | 773.549.2932 | www.elmariachitequilabar.com

El Mariachi Tequila Bar and Grill Opens Early for 4th of July Brunch!

Friday, July 4th-Sunday, July 6th, 2014

 

Celebrate the 4th of July all weekend long with El Mariachi Tequila Bar and Grill.  Friday, July 4th, El Mariachi kicks off the weekend by opening early for brunch 10am-2pm and offering $3 Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas.  You can also pair your Mexican brunch with an American cocktail-they’re featuring the Patriotic Margarita all day- a strawberry margarita with blue caracao and a strawberry, sugar and coconut rim $9.99.  Continue the holiday weekend celebration on Saturday and Sunday with El Mariachi’s famous bottomless mimosa brunch- $21 will buy you a bottomless good time and a brunch item.  Enjoy this summer holiday on the spacious El Mariachi patio- the patriarch of the family and founder of Mariachi Hospitality Group, Antonio Estrada, is the green thumb responsible for the vibrant flowers that make this patio one of Lakeview’s hidden gems.

 

REVOLUCION MEXICAN STEAKHOUSE

3443 N. Broadway  | Chicago, IL  60657 | 773.661.9183 |www.revolucionsteakhouse.com

Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse Celebrates 4th of July with Patriotic Pancakes and Margaritas!

Friday, July 4th-Sunday, July 6th, 2014

Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse invites you to join them 4th of July weekend for innovative Mexican fare and cocktails designed to commemorate the American holiday.  They’re opening early Friday, July 4th for brunch at 10am and are offering $3 Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas all weekend.  If it’s too early for an actual margarita, try the Blueberry Margarita Pancakes – a triple stack of pancakes served with blueberry margarita compote, dulce de leche cream, topped with a brown sugar and oat crust $9.99.  The weekend long holiday drink special is the red, white, and blue Patriotic Margarita- a strawberry margarita with blue caracao and a strawberry, sugar and coconut rim $9.99.  Enjoy brunch, lunch, or dinner on Revolucion’s sidewalk patio- it’s flanked by flowers planted and cared for by the patriarch of the family and founder of Mariachi Hospitality Group, Antonio Estrada.  Celebrate the 4th of July all weekend long at Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-12 a.m. | Friday 11 a.m.-2 a.m. | Saturday 10 a.m.-2 a.m. | Sunday 10 a.m.-12 a.m.

***Special hours Friday, July 4th:  Brunch 10 a.m. – 2 p.m; Dinner 2:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

 

JOE FISH

445 N. Dearborn St. | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.832.7700 | www.rosebudrestaurants.com

Joe Fish Celebrates 4th of July with Unique Cocktail Special Joe Fish mixologist Trudy Thomas is featuring a specialty 4th of July cocktail for the holiday weekend.  Try her festive sangria with blueberries, strawberries, and star shaped pineapple.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 4pm-11pm | Friday 4pm-1am | Saturday 10am-1am | Sunday 10am-10pm

 

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES

MYSTIC BLUE CRUISES

Reservations required | 877.299.7783 | www.mysticbluecruises.com

Chicago Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Friday, July 4th

Board 7:30 p.m., Cruise 8:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.

$139.90

Celebrate America’s birthday in style with a fun celebration to remember. Enjoy a delectable dinner buffet along Chicago’s iconic skyline as the Navy Pier fireworks display take your breath away!

 

ODYSSEY CRUISES

Reservations required | 866.305.2469 |  www.odyssey.com

Chicago Independence Day Lunch Cruise

Friday, July 4th

Board 11:00 a.m., Cruise 11:45 a.m.- 1:45 a.m.

$51.90

Wish America a Happy Birthday as you enjoy a three-course meal cruising along the beautiful Chicago skyline.

Chicago Independence Day Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Friday, July 4th

Board 7:00 p.m., Cruise 8:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.

$189.90

Witness the spectacular Navy Pier fireworks display aboard Chicago’s Odyssey for an upscale dinner cruise complete with dinner, DJ and dancing.

 

SEADOG CRUISES

Reservations required | 888.636.7737 | www.seadogcruises.com

4th of July Speedboat Cruise

Friday, July 4th

Board 8:45 p.m., Cruise 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

$69.95

Fireworks Speedboat Cruise

Saturday, July 5th

Depart 9:15 p.m, Return 10:30 p.m.

$34.95

Cruise around Lake Michigan and experience the 4th of July fireworks like never before with an up close and personal view of Chicago’s skyline and world class fireworks display!

 

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CRUISES

Reservations required | 866.273.2469 | www.spiritofchicago.com

Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Friday, July 4th

Board 7:30p.m., Cruise 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

$149.90

Treat yourself to a front-row seat to one of the best fireworks displays in town! Join us aboard the Spirit of Chicago for a festive buffet and a premium open bar while you take in the spectacular city skyline and a top-notch pyrotechnics display provided by Chicago’s Navy Pier.

 

THE GRILL ON THE ALLEY

909 N Michigan Ave. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.255.9009 | www.thegrill.com

Enjoy Classic American Fare at The Grill

Friday, July 4th

Celebrate America’s independence by treating yourself to a classic American meal al fresco. Enjoy a traditional Cucumber Gimlet or a selection of American-crafted brews, including Half Acre and Goose Island classics as you cut into a perfectly prepared 18 oz. New York Steak with your choice of 14 different sumptuous sides.

HOURS: Sunday – Saturday: 6:30 a.m. – 1 a.m

 

PORKCHOP

941 W Randolph St. | Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.733.9333 | www.chicagoporkchop.com

1516 E. Harper Ct. | Chicago, IL 60615 | 773.493.9333

Porkchop Fourth of July Pig Roast

Friday, July 4th

Porkchop, the West Loop’s late night BBQ and whiskey spot, celebrates the Fourth of July in true BBQ style with an outdoor pig roast on their Randolph street patio. Guests can enjoy $3 chicken, beef, and pork sliders (straight from the roast) as well as $7 Red Bull Bourbon Lemonade available in Red, White or Blue (made with Special Edition Red Bull). Guests can celebrate America by enjoying Porkchop’s extensive selection of whiskey, with over 75 different varieties to choose from.

RANDOLPH HOURS: Monday: 11:30 a.m. – Midnight | Tuesday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m. | Saturday: 11 a.m. – 3 a.m. | Sunday: 11 a.m. – Midnight

HYDE PARK HOURS: Sunday – Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. | Thursday: 10:30am – 1:00am | Friday-Saturday: 10:30am – 2:00am

 

SUBURBAN EVENTS

 

BARBAKOA

1341 Butterfield Road | Downers Grove, IL 60614 | 630.852.2333 | www.barbakoa.com

4th of July at Barbakoa

July 4th – 6th

$3 Firecracker Tamales and $2 Bud Lites

Just because Barbakoa is a modern Latin restaurant and bar doesn’t mean it can’t celebrate America. This 4th of July weekend, Barbakoa invites guests to enjoy $3 Firecracker Tamales and $2 Bud Lites on either of their two gorgeous patios. If Bud Lite isn’t your taste of America, Barbakoa also has a variety of other American beers including Barbakoa Pale Ale, brewed by Two Brothers Brewing exclusively for Barbakoa.

BAR HOURS: Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Monday – Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Friday 11:30 a.m. – 1 a.m. | Saturday 11:00 a.m.  – 1 a.m.

RESTAURANT HOURS: Lunch: Monday – Friday 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Brunch: Saturday – Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Dinner: Sunday – Thursday 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Friday – Saturday 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.

 

CARLUCCI  RESTAURANT

1801 Butterfield Road | Downers Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 |www.carluccirestaurant.com

Live Entertainment and Magic at Carlucci Restaurant this 4th of July Weekend

July 5 – 6

 

Carlucci Restaurant in Downers Grove will be closed on Friday, July 4 but will be open July 5 and 6 for patio enjoyment and critically acclaimed Italian cuisine. From 8 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, July 5, Charles and Company will be performing on the patio. Charles and Company performs Motown, dance music, Temptations songs, Nina Simone songs, and standard jazz tunes. On Sunday, July 6, Carlucci will have “Brando Magic” performing table-side for all to enjoy.

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. | Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Saturday: 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Sunday: 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

 

STONEWOOD ALE HOUSE

601 Mall Drive | Schaumburg, IL 60173 | 847-805-0202 | www.stonewoodalehouse.com

BBQ Ribs at Stonewood Ale House to Celebrate America

July 4th

Full Slab of Baby Back Ribs for $13.99 or Full Slab Baby Back Ribs with Fries and Coleslaw for $16.99

This 4th of July, look no further than Stonewood Ale House for a taste of American pride. Stonewood Ale House’s full slab of wood-grilled baby back ribs with BBQ sauce will be offered for $13.99. Upgrade to a full meal for $16.99 total and get a slab with fries and coleslaw included. Dine-in or take-out. Beat the summer heat with the coldest beer in the burbs by having one of Stonewood’s 70+ beers to wash down the tender baby back ribs.

HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. | Friday and Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m. | Full 70-item menu served until 1 a.m. Sunday – Thursday, 2 a.m. Friday – Saturday.

 

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PATIO SPECIALS

CITY EVENTS

 

CHICAGO CUT STEAKHOUSE

300 N. LaSalle St. | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.329.1800 | www.chicagocutsteakhouse.com

 

Spectacular Patio Views and Fine Dining at Chicago Cut Steakhouse

If you’re looking to impress someone, be it a date or a client, Chicago Cut’s patio is the place to be.  The patio at Chicago Cut Steakhouse offers an al fresco dining experience that is arguably the best in the city.  An unobstructed, sweeping view of the Chicago River, a sprawling 120 seat outdoor dining area, and a live wall of flowers attracts diners all day and well into the evening. The restaurant’s full menu is available outdoors for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, featuring 100 percent USDA Prime beef, fresh seafood, innovative side dishes, and fresh salads.  With a dry aging room on site and a wine list that must be seen to be believed, Chicago Cut Steakhouse makes every dining experience a memorable one.

HOURS: Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 2 a.m. | Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m. – 2 a.m.

 

THE GRILL ON THE ALLEY 

909 N. Michigan Avenue  | Chicago, IL  60611| 312.255.9009 | www.thegrill.com

 

Enjoy your holiday weekend at The Grill on the Alley

 

Enjoy an Ahi Tuna Steak while sipping a glass of Cabernet on The Grill’s 16-seat patio overlooking Chicago’s Mag Mile. Open until 1 a.m. daily, guests can enjoy dining al fresco in one of the city’s hottest spots to see and be seen.

 

REVOLUCION MEXICAN STEAKHOUSE

3443 N. Broadway  | Chicago, IL  60657 | 773.661.9183 |www.revolucionsteakhouse.com

 

Celebrate your Monday off with a $5 margarita on the Revolucion Patio!

Monday, May 26, 2014   

Revolucion, Chicago’s first Mexican steakhouse, has opened its patio in Lakeview. Their sidewalk patio is flanked by flowers planted and cared for by the patriarch of the family, Antonio Estrada, whose hard work at his first restaurant El Mariachi became the foundation of the Mariachi Hospitality Group, now managed by his sons. On Memorial Day, enjoy house margaritas for $5- the recipe includes Camarena resposada (100% blue agave), Gran Gala orange liqueur, agave nectar, and fresh lime. Revolucion’s summer cocktail menu is innovative and impressive.  Here is a sampling:

  • Cucumber Jalapeno Margarita $11:  Tanteo Jalapeno Tequila, muddled cucumber, Gran Gala orange liqueur, agave nectar, fresh lime, and a splash of pineapple juice
  • Amsterdam Summer $12:  New Amsterdam Gin, pineapple juice, watermelon puree, and fresh lime

Enjoy a refreshing cocktail on a neighborhood patio that also offers up some of the most authentic Mexican cuisine around.

 

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-12 a.m. | Friday 11 a.m.-2 a.m. | Saturday 10 a.m.-2 a.m. | Sunday 10 a.m.-12 a.m.

 

EL MARIACHI TEQUILA BAR

3906 N. Broadway | Chicago, IL  60613 | 773.549.2932 | www.elmariachitequilabar.com

Spend Memorial Day Weekend on El Mariachi Tequila Bar’s Patio- Lakeview’s Best Kept Secret!

Saturday, May 24- Monday, May 26, 2014

El Mariachi Tequila Bar invites you to start your holiday weekend off with their famous bottomless mimosa weekend brunch Saturday and Sunday 10am-2pm- $21 will buy you a bottomless good time and a brunch item. The Lakeview tequila bar is also opening early at 11am for the Memorial Day holiday, and they’re offering up a $5 house margarita special all day. Brunch, and really anything else you do at this vibrant tequila bar, is best enjoyed on their spacious patio between the bar/dining area and their two story private event space. The outdoor space at El Mariachi Tequila Bar is one of Lakeview’s hidden gems. Walk through the open air dining room to a spacious, vibrant patio. The patriarch of the family and founder of Mariachi Hospitality Group, Antonio Estrada, is the green thumb responsible for the beautiful flowers that give this unique space a secret garden feel. If you’re just stopping in for a snack, the custom made-to-order tableside guacamole is the way to go; pair it with the $5 house margarita, and enjoy your Monday off.

 

CLARK STREET DOG AND BAR

3040 N. Clark St. | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.281.6690| www.clarkstdog.com

 

Enjoy a Burger and a Beer on the Patio

Grab a hot dog, a craft beer and a few friends and enjoy the open air patio at Clark Street Dog with room for 20. Guests can enjoy a burger and a craft beer for $6.95 with so many to choose from like the classic Goose Island 312

 

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 9 – 3 a.m. | Friday – Sunday: 10 – 4 a.m.

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES

 

MYSTIC BLUE CRUISES

Reservations required | 888.333.9150 |  www.odyssey.com

 

Memorial Day Sunday Dinner Cruise

5/25

Board at 6:30pm, cruise from 7pm-9:30pm

$76.90

 

ODYSSEY CRUISES

Reservations required | 866.305.2469 |  www.odyssey.com

 

Memorial Day Weekend Cruises

5/25, 5/26

Board at 6pm, cruise from 7pm-9:30pm

Board at 6pm, cruise from 7pm-10pm

$101.90

Celebrate the holiday weekend aboard the Odyssey. Enjoy a freshly prepared dinner, a complimentary glass of champagne and a photo to commemorate the occasion all while enjoying the stunning city skyline.

 

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CRUISES

Reservations required | 866.273.2469 | www.spiritofchicago.com

 

Memorial Day Weekend Cruises

5/25  Board at 6:30, cruise from 7-9:30

5/26  Board at 12pm, cruise from 12:30-2:30pm

5/26  Board at 6:30pm, cruise from 7:00pm-9:30pm

$84.90- dinner

$49.90- lunch

 

The Spirit of Chicago invites you to a Memorial Day Sunday Dinner Cruise or a Memorial Day Lunch Cruise complete with a Grande Buffet, an energetic DJ playing today’s Top 40 hits, carefully crafted cocktails and a photo op to commemorate the occasion. Pictures will be available for purchase after you dock.

 

SEADOG CRUISES

Reservations recommended | 888.636.7737 | www.seadogcruises.com

 

Seadog Memorial Day Cruises

5/26

30 minute lakefront speedboat tour,  Adults $26.95 Children $18.95

75 minute Lake & River Architectural Tour, Adults $36.95  Children $21.95

30 minutes Extreme Thrill Ride, Adults $31.95  Children $21.95

 

All cruises will depart daily. Children under three and dogs cruise for free.

 

FIORENTINO’S CUCINA ITALIANA

2901 N. Ashland Ave.| Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.244.3026 | www.fiorentinoscucina.com/

 

Dine al fresco on Fiorentino’s Patio

 

Fiorentino’s Cucina Italiana is pleased to announce a variety of new menu items just in time for summer. The Lakeview favorite has added appetizers, fresh salads, seafood dishes and even more delicious entrees, including the Grilled Lamb Chops alla Romano and Braised Beef Short Ribs. Guests can also plan to dine al fresco on Fiorentino’s admired and recognized, enchanting patio — home to their very own herb garden.

 

Fiorentino’s will be closed on Sunday, May 25 and Monday, May 26.

 

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Friday & Saturday: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. | Sunday: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

 

GO ROMA

848 N. State Street | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312. 252. 9946 | www.goroma.net

Other Locations in Bolingbrook, Lincolnshire and Northbrook. For hours and addresses, visit www.goroma.net

 

Patio Now Opening

5/26

 

Go Roma is celebrating the Memorial Day holiday weekend by opening their patio on Monday, May 26th. Savor one of their locally sourced salads like the Tuscan salad or their classic Chicken Parmesan with a glass of Chardonnay or a refreshing Blue Moon. Guests can enjoy the stunning views of the Gold Coast and vibrant flowers from 11am-9pm with enough seating for 20.

 

CHICAGO LOCATION HOURS:  Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 10 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 10 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 9 PM

 

THE LOCAL CHICAGO

198 E Delaware Place | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.280.8887 | www.thelocalchicago.com

 

TLC Patio is a Welcome Oasis in the Gold Coast

The Local Chicago, the sister restaurant of Chicago Cut Steakhouse, invites you to relax on their Gold Coast sidewalk patio. The hundreds of live, local plants and floral arrangements enclosing the patio offers a respite from the hustle and bustle of the Mag Mile. In the shadow of the Hancock Center, dine al fresco and enjoy the classic American fare offered by TLC. The Lobster Salad is a favorite with Maine lobster, tomatoes, corn, feta, and champagne vinaigrette, and the oysters are flown in daily. Enjoy a summer cocktail on the patio or choose a glass of wine from their iPad wine list. The patio at TLC is a great addition to the Gold Coast neighborhood.

 

HOURS: Sunday – Saturday: 6:30 a.m. – 2 a.m.

 

 

PORKCHOP

941 W Randolph St. | Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.733.9333 | www.chicagoporkchop.com

1516 E. Harper Ct. | Chicago, IL 60615 | 773.493.9333

 

Memorial Day Patio Dining at Porkchop

Monday, May 26

$10 Burger and a Beer

Porkchop invites Chicagoans to enjoy their sidewalk patio on Randolph Street this Memorial Day. Featured specials include a $10 House Burger (half-pound beef burger served with choice of cheese) and a beer (select domestic cans) and will be available at both the Randolph Street and Hyde Park locations. Guests can also enjoy Porkchop’s extensive list of over 75 types of whiskey.

 

RANDOLPH HOURS: Monday: 11:30 a.m. – Midnight | Tuesday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m. | Saturday: 11 a.m. – 3 a.m. | Sunday: 11 a.m. – Midnight

HYDE PARK HOURS: Sunday – Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. | Thursday: 7:00am – 1:00am | Friday-Saturday: 7:00am – 2:00am

 

TACOS TEQUILAS

2919 N. Milwaukee | Chicago, IL 60618 | 773.278.9901 | www.tacostequilas.com

 

Tacos Tequilas Patio Open for Memorial Day

 

The weather is warming up and Tacos Tequilas patio is open for enjoyment. The Avondale taqueria invites guests to come pretend they are in Mexico while enjoying authentic Mexican street fare in the sun. With a wide variety of tacos and shared plates, Tacos Tequilas is ready for all patio party needs over Memorial Day weekend.

 

HOURS: Monday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM

 

SUBURBAN EVENTS

 

BARBAKOA

1341 Butterfield Road | Downers Grove, IL 60614 | 630.852.2333 | www.barbakoa.com

 

Patio and Margaritas for Memorial Day

May 25 – May 26

$39 Margarita Puro Pitchers

This Memorial Day weekend, Barbakoa invites patrons to enjoy Margarita Puro Pitchers for $39 while lounging in one of their two outdoor spaces. The Margarita Puro Pitchers are made with 100% de agave tequila, hand squeezed lime, and organic highland agave nectar and will be available Sunday, May 25 and Monday, May 26. The modern Latin restaurant and bar features a patio with a fireplace as well as the Tropicana Room, a semi-enclosed patio area with lounge couches, a flat screen TV, and another bar. Barbakoa will be closed until 3 p.m. on Memorial Day.

 

BAR HOURS: Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Monday – Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Friday 11:30 a.m. – 1 a.m. | Saturday 11:00 a.m.  – 1 a.m.

 

RESTAURANT HOURS: Lunch: Monday – Friday 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Brunch: Saturday – Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Dinner: Sunday – Thursday 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Friday – Saturday 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.

 

STONEWOOD ALE HOUSE

601 Mall Drive | Schaumburg, IL 60173 | 847-805-0202 | www.stonewoodalehouse.com

 

BBQ Ribs for Memorial Day

Monday, May 26

$13.99 for BBQ Ribs Only; $16.99 for BBQ Ribs Meal

This Memorial Day, Stonewood Ale House invites Schaumburg and the rest of the suburbs to celebrate with BBQ ribs, burgers, and the coldest beer in the ‘burbs. Guests can have a full slab of wood grilled baby back ribs for $13.99 or a full meal of the ribs with fries and coleslaw for $16.99. The deal is available from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for both dine-in and take-out. If ribs aren’t enough, Stonewood Ale House also offers a variety of wood grilled burgers, made from a blend of sirloin, short rib, chuck, and beef brisket. Guests can wash it all down with a beer chilled to 31.5°F.

 

HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. | Friday and Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m. | Full 70-item menu served until 1 a.m. Sunday – Thursday, 2 a.m. Friday – Saturday.

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Restaurants Offer Holiday Gift Card Rewards


CITY EVENTS

CARNIVALE
702 W Fulton St | Chicago, IL 60661| 312.850.5005 | www.carnivalechicago.com
Receive Gift with Purchase
Purchase before Saturday, December 31, 2011
For every $100 spent on holiday gift certificates before December 31, guests will receive a $35 gift card.  Complimentary gift card valid January 1 – March 31, 2012.  Gift cards can be redeemed Sunday – Thursday, tax and gratuity not included, no cash back.  Gift cards not valid for private dining or with any other offer or promotion.

CHICAGO q
1160 N. Dearborn St. | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.642.1160 | www.chicagoqrestaurant.com
$25 for $100 in Gift Cards
November 1 – December 31, 2011
Chicago q, the city’s hottest spot for upscale barbecue, offers Chicagoans an exciting and unique option for holiday stocking stuffers.  For every $100 in Chicago q gift cards or house-made sauces and rubs, Chicago q will gift the purchaser with a $25 gift certificate just for them.

CITYSCAPE BAR
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza | 15th Floor | 350 W. Mart Center Drive | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.836.5000 |  www.cityscapebar.com
Shoppers Receive Gift With Purchase
Purchase between now and Saturday, December 17, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of gift certificates from Cityscape Bar will receive an additional $50 gift certificate.  Certificate will be valid for one year.

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES
Cruising Makes a Great Holiday Gift
Chicagoans are invited to give friends and family the gift of cruising this holiday season.  A great experiential gift offers an exciting alternative to a dinner on the town.  Aboard the Odyssey, Mystic Blue, Spirit of Chicago or Seadog Cruises, guests can experience Chicago, complete with the gorgeous skyline as a backdrop.  All cruises include delicious menus and entertainment.  Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request.

Gift certificates are available two different ways: they can be purchased by cruise type (buyer can specify the number of guests and type of cruise) or in $50 increments, allowing the recipient to choose their cruise.

GIBSONS BAR & STEAKHOUSE – CHICAGO
1029 North Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611| 312.266.8999 | www.gibsonssteakhouse.com
$25 Lunch Card for Every $100 in Gift Cards
Monday, November 21 – Sunday, January 15
Starting November 21, those who purchase $100 in Gibsons Restaurant Group gift cards will receive a promotional $25 Lunch Card valid at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location during lunch.  Promotional Lunch Cards may be used for food, liquor, tax and gratuity before 3:00 PM January through October 2012.  Holiday gift cards with the promotional Lunch Card are available for sale November 21 through January 15 at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location or at www.gibsonssteakhouse.com.

GO ROMA
848 N. State Street | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312. 252. 9946 | Other locations include: Bolingbrook, Deer Park, Lincolnshire, Northbrook and Warrenville | FOR ALL LOCATIONS AND HOURS, visit www.goroma.net
Free $5 Gift Card with Every $25 Gift Card
Available Now
For every $25 in Go Roma Gift Cards purchased, guests will receive a $5 Sauce Happens Gift Card just for themselves.  There is no limit ($50 in Gift Cards gets $10 in Sauce Happens Gift Cards, $100 in Gift Cards gets $20 in Sauce Happens, etc.) to this promotion.  Offer available at any of Go Roma’s six Chicagoland locations; promotional Sauce Happens cards valid through 3/31/12.

ITALIASIA
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza | 15th Floor | 350 W. Mart Center Drive | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.529.1157 | www.italiasiarestaurant.com
Receive Gift With Purchase
Purchase between now and Saturday, December 17, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of gift certificates from ItaliAsia will receive an additional $50 gift certificate.  Certificate will be valid for one year.  Contact italiasiarestaurant@martplaza.com for details.

LM
4539 N Lincoln Ave. | Chicago, IL 60625 | 773.942.7585 | www.lmrestaurant.com
Receive a Free $25 Gift Certificate with Every $100 Gift Certificate
Available Now
Guests who purchase a $100 LM Restaurant gift certificate will receive a complimentary $25 gift certificate in return.  Available for purchase online and in the restaurant.

SHOWPLACE ICON THEATRE
150 W. Roosevelt Road | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312-564-2104 | www.showplaceicon.com
ShowPlace Icon Theatre Gift Cards are available for purchase online at www.showplaceicon.com and are accepted at the box office and concessions.  The gift cards are available in denominations ranging from $10.00 to $100.00 in $5.00 increments.  Additionally, Fandango will now accept Kerasotes Gift Cards as a method of payment when purchasing tickets through them for any of their locations.

LUXBAR
18 E. Bellevue Place | Chicago, IL 60611| 312.642.3400 | www.luxbar.com
$25 Lunch Card for Every $100 in Gift Cards
Monday, November 21 – Sunday, January 15
Starting November 21, those who purchase $100 in Gibsons Restaurant Group gift cards will receive a promotional $25 Lunch Card valid at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location during lunch.  Promotional Lunch Cards may be used for food, liquor, tax and gratuity before 3:00 PM January through October 2012.  Holiday gift cards with the promotional Lunch Card are available for sale November 21 through January 15 at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location or at www.gibsonssteakhouse.com.

PHIL STEFANI’S 437 RUSH
437 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.222.0101 | www.philstefanis437rush.com
Free Gift from Stefani’s with Purchase
Purchase before Saturday, December 31, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush gift cards this holiday season will receive a $25 gift certificate redeemable January 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012.

QUARTINO RISTORANTE
626 N. State | 312.698.5000 | www.quartinochicago.com
$25 Lunch Card for Every $100 in Gift Cards
Monday, November 21 – Sunday, January 15
Starting November 21, those who purchase $100 in Gibsons Restaurant Group gift cards will receive a promotional $25 Lunch Card valid at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location during lunch.  Promotional Lunch Cards may be used for food, liquor, tax and gratuity before 3:00 PM January through October 2012.  Holiday gift cards with the promotional Lunch Card are available for sale November 21 through January 15 at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location or at www.gibsonssteakhouse.com.

RIVA CRAB HOUSE on Navy Pier
700 E. Grand Ave. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.644.7482 | www.rivanavypier.com
Gift with Purchase at RIVA
Purchase before Saturday, December 31, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of Riva Crab House gift cards this holiday season will receive a $25 gift certificate redeemable January 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012.

TAVERN ON RUSH
1031 N. Rush St. | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.644.9600 | www.tavernonrush.com
Special Gift with Purchase
Purchase before Saturday, December 31, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of Tavern on Rush gift cards this holiday season will receive a $25 gift certificate redeemable January 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012.

TUSCANY RESTAURANT on Taylor Street
1014 W. Taylor St. | Chicago, IL 60607 | 312.829.1990 | www.tuscanychicago.com
Gift with Purchase
Purchase before Friday, December 31, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of Tuscany on Taylor gift cards this holiday season will receive a $25 gift certificate redeemable January 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012.

QUAY RESTAURANT & BAR
465 East Illinois  | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.981.8400 | www.quaychicago.com
Holiday Gift Cards at Quay
Purchase before Saturday, December 31, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of Quay gift cards this holiday season will receive a $30 gift certificate redeemable January 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012.

SUBURBAN EVENTS

AGIO ITALIAN BISTRO
64 South Northwest Hwy. | Palatine, IL 60074 | 847.991.2150 | www.agiobistro.com
Receive Gift with Purchase at Agio
Available Now
This holiday season, guests who purchase a $100 gift card at Agio Italian Bistro will receive a complimentary $20 gift card which is redeemable January, 1 2012 – February, 29 2012.

CARLUCCI  RESTAURANT
1801 Butterfield Road | Downer’s Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 | www.carluccirestaurant.com
Carlucci Gives Gift with Purchase
Carlucci is offering a $25 gift certificate for every $100 spent on gift certificates.  Gift certificates are valid for one year from purchase date.

GIBSONS BAR & STEAKHOUSE – OAK BROOK
2105 Spring Rd. | Oakbrook, IL 60523 | 630.954.0000 | www.gibsonssteakhouse.com
GIBSONS BAR & STEAKHOUSE – ROSEMONT
5464 North River Rd. | Rosemont, IL 60018 | 847.928.9900 | www.gibsonssteakhouse.com

$25 Lunch Card for Every $100 in Gift Cards
Monday, November 21 – Sunday, January 15
Starting November 21, those who purchase $100 in Gibsons Restaurant Group gift cards will receive a promotional $25 Lunch Card valid at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location during lunch.  Promotional Lunch Cards may be used for food, liquor, tax and gratuity before 3:00 PM January through October 2012.  Holiday gift cards with the promotional Lunch Card are available for sale November 21 through January 15 at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location or at www.gibsonssteakhouse.com.

HUGO’S FROG BAR & FISH HOUSE – NAPERVILLE
55 S. Main St. | Naperville, IL 60540 | 630.548.3764 | www.hugosfrogbar.com
$25 Lunch Card for Every $100 in Gift Cards
Monday, November 21 – Sunday, January 15
Starting November 21, those who purchase $100 in Gibsons Restaurant Group gift cards will receive a promotional $25 Lunch Card valid at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location during lunch.  Promotional Lunch Cards may be used for food, liquor, tax and gratuity before 3:00 PM January through October 2012.  Holiday gift cards with the promotional Lunch Card are available for sale November 21 through January 15 at any Gibsons Restaurant Group location or at www.gibsonssteakhouse.com.

JERSEYS PIZZA & GRILL
2360 Lakewood Blvd. | Hoffman Estates, IL 60192 | 847.765.0085 | www.jerseyspizzaandgrill.com
Purchase a $25 Gift Card Earn a $5 Reward
Jerseys Pizza & Grill in Hoffman Estates invites guests to treat their friends and family this holiday season with a Jerseys’ gift card.  Those who purchase a $25 gift card will receive a $5 reward and those who buy a $50 gift card will receive a $10 reward.

TUSCANY RESTAURANT OAK BROOK
1415 W. 22nd St. | Oak Brook, IL 60521 | 630.990.1993 | www.tuscanychicago.com/tuscany-oak-brook.html
TUSCANY RESTAURANT WHEELING
550 S. Milwaukee Ave. | Wheeling, IL 60090 | 847.465.9988 | www.tuscanychicago.com/tuscany-wheeling.html
Tuscany Gives Gift with Purchase
Purchase before Saturday, December 31, 2011
Guests who purchase $100 worth of Tuscany gift cards this holiday season will receive a $25 gift certificate redeemable January 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012.

Seadog Haunted Tours at Navy Pier

Halloween and architecture lovers are invited to experience the sights, lights and frights of Chicago this fall!  Guests aboard the Seadog will discover Chicago’s architecture at nighttime while learning ghostly secrets about the Windy City.  Eerie-costumed tour guides will highlight the infamous massacres and supernatural occurrences from Chicago’s history, and reveal the haunting stories that plague the famous buildings along the Chicago River.  This tour is suitable for all ages.

Tours run Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings now – October 31.

Seadog Haunted Tours depart at 7:00 pm from Navy Pier and are $28.95 plus tax for adults, and $17.95 plus tax for children ages 4 through 12. Children ages 3 and under are free.

Walk –ups are welcome; reservations can also be made online at www.seadogcruises.com/Chicago/chicago-haunted-tours or by calling 888.636.7737.

Dogs Allowed on Seadog Boat Cruises

Seadog, Chicago’s premier speedboat, offers three unique adventures on Lake Michigan. Guests are invited to take a tour of the Chicago skyline on the Lakefront Speed boat ride, fully equipped with a brief narration and music.  Passengers can back and enjoy the Lakefront view of the city skyline, as well as the up close views from the Chicago River on the fully narrated and humorous Architectural River and Lakefront Speedboat ride.  Or they may choose to take a ride on the thrilling water rollercoaster, Seadog extreme. Chicagoans are invited to bring their dogs on their lakefront joyride—dogs cruise free on the Seadog!  Subject to availability.

Cruises are available from Memorial Day to Labor Day; prices are subject to change and are per person and exclude taxes and other fees.

Walk-ups are welcome, but reservations can be made online at www.seadogcruises.com or by calling 888-636-7737.

LAKEFRONT SPEEDBOAT RIDE

Seadog’s 30-minute Lakefront Speedboat Ride is an exciting way to view Chicago from the lake, combining an exhilarating speedboat ride, with an amusing and informative narration and astounding views of the famous Chicago skyline.

Lakefront Speedboat prices range from $19.95-$22.95 for adults and $14.95 – 17.95 for children ages 4-12. Children 3 or under cruise free.

EXTREME THRILL RIDE

Onboard the wet and wild 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride, passengers are in for the ultimate speedboat adventure.  Topping out at 45 mph on the open water and 30% faster than her doggie siblings, this puppy is afraid of nothing.  With exhilarating high speeds and full 180-360 degree spins, full throttle slalom runs and sharp twists and turns, The ride also includes rock ‘n roll music and a fun narration about Chicago.  Minimum height restriction 48”.

Seadog Extreme prices range from $28.95-$31.95 for adults and $17.95-$19.95 for children 48 inches or taller and under 12.

RIVER & LAKE ARCHITECTURAL TOUR

The Seadog River Architectural Tour is the only vessel to take passengers from the lakefront, through the Chicago Locks, under famed bridges and along the Chicago River, a setting for many major motion pictures. Featuring an amusing narration and fun facts about Chicago, the 75-minute tour ends with bravado as the Seadog revs its two turbo-charged engines and cranks up the music for an exciting speedboat cruise along the Lake Michigan shoreline.

Architectural River Tour prices range from $29.95-$32.95 for adults and $17.95-$19.95 for children ages 4-12. Children 3 or under cruise free.

FIREWORKS SPEEDBOAT CRUISES

Wednesdays and Saturdays during the summer, Seadog’s 60-minute Fireworks Speedboat Cruises offer an extended speedboat ride, tour narration and front-row seats to the Navy Pier Fireworks Display.  Available Memorial Day – Labor Day.

General Information

Weather permitting, the Seadogs operate from early April through the end of October.  Ample parking with shuttle service to Navy Pier is available just off Illinois St. and Grand Ave.

Memorial Day Events in Chicagoland

CITY EVENTS

CHENS CHINESE AND SUSHI
3506 N. Clark St. | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.549.9100 | www.chenschicago.com
KOI
624 Davis Street | Evanston, IL 60201 | 847.866.6969 | www.koievanston.com

May Specials at Koi and Chens
Koi in Evanston and Chen’s in Wrigleyville will celebrate the upcoming warm weather and the Memorial Day holiday weekend with a month of specials featuring the mango.  Highlighting their signature martinis, fresh fruit smoothies and authentic Chinese cuisine, May’s Mango specials bring a friendly price tag as well as full flavor.

Specials include $4 Mango Martinis, $2.50 Fresh Mango Smoothies and $9.95 Mango Shrimp (fresh shrimp, lightly battered and tossed with a house-made fresh mango sauce).  Specials will run through the entire month of May.

CHENS HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Friday – Saturday 4:00 PM – Midnight
KOI HOURS: Lunch: Mon. – Sat.11:30 AM – 2:30 PM | Dinner: Sun. – Thurs. 4:30 – 10:00 PM | Fri. – Sat. 4:30 – 11:00 PM


CITYSCAPE BAR

Holiday Inn Mart Plaza | 15th Floor | 350 W. Mart Center Drive | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.836.5000 |  www.cityscapebar.com

Martinis for Memorial Day
Thursday, May 27 and every Thursday thereafter
Cityscape Bar invites Chicagoans to start the Memorial Day weekend early with Cityscape’s $5 Skyy Flavored Martini Thursdays.  Cityscape offers five specialty martinis for $5 every Thursday, making it the perfect way to begin the holiday weekend.

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 3:00 PM – 1:00 AM | Friday – Sunday: 11:00 AM to 1:00AM

DAWALI MEDITERRANEAN KITCHEN
4911 N. Kedzie Avenue | Chicago, IL 60625 | 777.267.4200

Outdoor Dining at Dawali
Guests can enjoy a Memorial Day weekend lunch or dinner on Dawali’s newly opened patio (weather permitting) with seating for up to 30 people.  Dawali’s patio remains open until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, making it the perfect place for a late night bite.

HOURS: Sunday-Thursday 11:00 AM- 11:00 PM | Friday- Saturday 11:00 AM- 12:00 AM

ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES
Reservations required | 877. 299. 7783 | www.entertainmentcruises.com

Memorial Day Weekend Cruises

Friday, May 28 – Monday, May 31
Prices vary by cruise
Entertainment Cruises invites Chicagoans to enjoy the Memorial Day weekend on the lake this year with a number of specialty cruises available aboard the sleek Odyssey, the festive Spirit of Chicago, the cool Mystic Blue and the speedy Seadog.  Reservations required for the Odyssey, Spirit of Chicago and the Mystic Blue.  Contact information listed below.

ODYSSEY CRUISES: 866.305.2469 | www.odyssey.com
SPIRIT OF CHICAGO CRUISES: 866.305.2469 | www.odyssey.com
MYSTIC BLUE CRUISES: 877.299.7783 | www.mysticbluecruises.com
SEADOG CRUISES: 888.636.7737. | www.seadogcruises.com

GO ROMA
848 N. State Street | Chicago, IL 60610| 312. 252. 9946 | Other locations include: Bolingbrook, Deer Park, Lincolnshire, Northbrook and Warrenville | FOR ALL LOCATIONS AND HOURS, visit www.goroma.net

Freebies and Holiday Party Packages at Go Roma
Monday, May 31; Party Packages available throughout May and June
$9 per person Party Packages
In honor Memorial Day, Go Roma is extending their ongoing Kids Eat Free Sundays (off the children’s menu) to include Monday, May 31.  Additionally, Go Roma’s Meatball Mondays special continues this Memorial Day.  Guests who order a full or half-order of Go Roma’s classic Spaghetti Marinara will receive a free meatball.  There is a limit of one per customer; offer is available for dine-in or carry-out.

Families should also take advantage of Go Roma’s Party Package to complete a Memorial Day family gathering.  The Party Package includes a choice of fresh Caesar or Chopped Salad, a choice from an array of Go Roma’s fresh pasta selections, a choice of hearty chicken entrée and an array of fresh-baked cookies and bars.  The package is available Saturdays and Sundays in May and June only, and there is a 20-person minimum requirement.

CHICAGO LOCATION HOURS:  Mon-Thurs, 11 AM – 9 PM | Fri, 11 AM – 10 PM | Sat, 11:30 AM – 10 PM | Sun, 11:30 AM – 9 PM

LAKEVIEW BASEBALL CLUB
4022 North Sheridan Road | Chicago, IL 60613| 773. 935.1880 | www.lakeviewbaseballclub.com

Memorial Day Week Cubs Games at LBC
Tuesday, May 25 – Sunday, May 30
Tickets start at $85
Reservations for Memorial Day week Cubs vs. Cardinals and Cubs vs. LA Dodgers games are still available at Lakeview Baseball Club, Wrigelyville’s first rooftop and only private club.  Guests are invited to watch the game in style on one of Lakeview Baseball Club’s three levels of space, including an air conditioned third-floor Club Room, rooftop bleacher seating for 100 and outdoor seating on two levels; wet their whistles at two beer and wine bars; and munch on game-day buffets.

Game menus include baseball classics like all-beef Vienna hotdogs, fresh popped kettle corn, and boneless barbecue rib sandwiches along with finer fare like a fresh bruschetta bar, veggie burgers, seasonal fruit, and assorted cookies.  For reservations call Heather at 773-935-1880, tickets start at $85 per guest.

HOURS:  Vary by game

LA MADIA
59 W Grand Ave | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.329.0400 | www.dinelamadia.com

La Madia Late Night Memorial Weekend Fixe
9:00 PM – CLOSE, Thursday, May 27; Sunday, May 30; and Monday, May 31
In honor of Memorial Day, Chicagoans are invited to join La Madia on May 27, 30 and 31 for their Late Night Fixe Menu.  For $20 per couple, guests can share any salad, pizza and Wisconsin Electric Cookies.  For an additional $10 ($30 total), they will each enjoy a glass of the Wine of the Week or Selected Beer.

HOURS: Monday-Friday: 11:00 AM-12:00 AM, Saturday & Sunday: 8:00 AM-12:00 AM |
Bar: Monday-Friday, 11:00 AM-2:00 AM, Saturday: 8:00 AM-3:00 AM, Sunday: 8:00 AM-2:00 AM

THE LOBBY LOUNGE at SHOWPLACE ICON THEATRE
150 W. Roosevelt Road | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312-564-2104| www.showplaceicon.com

Specials at the Lobby Lounge
Thursday, May 27 and Monday, May 31
Guests can kick off the Memorial Day weekend early on Thursday, May 27 with The Lobby Lounge’s  half-price bottles of wine, available every Thursday.  Wine selection includes Terrazas Malbec, Alamos Malbec, Kendall Jackson Riesling, Polka Dot Riesling, and J Lohr Chardonnay and Merlot.  Patrons can also indulge in an array of bites from the menu including Signature Pizzas, Paninis, Desserts, and Meat & Cheese Plates.

On Monday, May 31, “Icon Extras” members can enjoy the house specialty dessert, Cookie in a Skillet (Chocolate Chip Cookie topped with Vanilla Ice Cream: $3, regularly $6), for half price, available every Monday.  To become an Extra Member, guests can visit www.showplaceicon.com.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday 4:00 PM- 11:00 PM | Friday-Sunday 12:00 PM- 11:00 PM

LUXBAR
18 E. Bellevue Place | Chicago, IL 60611| 312.642.3400 | www.luxbar.com

Luxbar Cocktails and Patio Dining
Luxbar invites diners to enjoy the regular menu outdoors this Memorial Day Weekend.  In addition to the holiday weekend, Luxbar’s patio will be open this spring and summer from 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM Monday through Friday, and weekend brunch fans and guests can dine al fresco from 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM.  Guests can enjoy cocktails like the Luxbar Sling ($8.75) with Blueberry Stoli, Raspberry Stoli, fresh lime juice, simple syrup and club soda; the Moscow Mule ($9.50) with Russian Standard Vodka, Goslings Ginger Beer, fresh lime in a real cool cup; and the Lemonhead Martini  ($12) with Belvedere Citrus, rimmed with crushed Lemonhead candies.  Dogs are not permitted on the patio.  Photos available upon request.

HOURS: Monday-Friday: 11:00 AM-12:00 AM, Saturday-Sunday: 8:00 AM-12:00 AM |
Bar: Monday-Friday, 11:00 AM-2:00 AM, Saturday: 8:00 AM-3:00 AM, Sunday: 8:00 AM-2:00 AM


STRETCH RUN SPORTING CLUB & GRILLE

544 N LaSalle | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.644.4477 | www.stretchrunchicago.com

Stretch Run Drink Specials
Friday, May 28 – Monday, May 31
Guests are invited to enjoy $4 Sparkling Stripes made with Chardonnay, Sierra Mist and Grenadine throughout the Memorial Day Weekend.

HOURS: Daily Lunch and Dinner: 11:00 AM-2:00 AM | Kitchen: Sunday-Thursday, 11:00 AM-10:00 PM, Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM

SUSHI TAIYO
58 E Ontario St | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.440.1717 | www.taiyochicago.com

Half-Price Wine at Sushi Taiyo
Sunday, May 30 and Monday, May 31
Chicagoans are invited to enjoy Sushi Taiyo’s wine bottle selection for half-price on Sunday, May 30 and Monday, May 31 in celebration of Memorial Day.

SUSHI TAIYO HOURS: Monday-Thursday 11:30 AM- 10:30 PM | Friday 11:30 AM- 11:30 PM | Saturday 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM | Sunday 11:00 AM- 10:00 PM

TAPAS VALENCIA
1530 South State Street | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312.842.4444 | www.tapasvalencia.com

Specials at Tapas Valencia

Friday, May 28; CLOSED Memorial Day
$2 Tapas
In celebration of Memorial Day, Tapas Valencia will kick off the weekend with a $2 Tapas Happy Hour from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM on Friday, May 28.  Guests can enjoy specialty cocktails like the freshly made Raspberry Mojito with rum and raspberry puree for $8.00 along with the tapas.  Tapas Valencia will be CLOSED for Memorial Day on Monday, May 31.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 4:00 PM-10:00 PM | Friday: 4:00 PM-11:00 PM | Saturday: 5:00 PM-11:00 PM | Sunday Dinner: 4:30 PM-9:00 PM

SUBURBAN EVENTS

CARLUCCI  RESTAURANT

1801 Butterfield Road | Downer’s Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 | www.carluccirestaurant.com

Sex and the City 2 Specials at Carlucci
Ladies can enjoy the ultimate girl’s night and start Memorial Day weekend early as Carlucci celebrates the premiere of Sex and the City 2.  Guests can feel fabulous while they sip on cocktails from Carlucci’s extensive martini menu.  Martini specials include the Flirtini with Skyy Passion Fruit, X-Rated Liqueur, Cranberry Juice and Candied Lemon.  Each martini will be $5 and will be available the day the movie premieres on Thursday, May 27
.  Guests can also enjoy live music from Thursday – Saturday this Memorial Day Weekend at Carlucci.

HOURS: Mon.-Thurs. 11:30 AM-9:30 PM | Fri.: 11:30 AM-10:30 PM | Sat.: 4:30 PM-10:30 PM | Sun. 4:30 PM-10:30 PM

DUKE’S ALEHOUSE AND KITCHEN
110 N Main Street | Crystal Lake, IL 60014 | 815.356.9980 | www.thedukeabides.com

Sunday Funday at Duke’s
Sunday, May 30 from 10:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Duke’s Alehouse and Kitchen invites guests to kick off the summer on Sunday, May 30 with a Karaoke Beach Party.  From 10:00 PM – 1:00 AM, guests can sing their favorite songs and enjoy $3 House Margaritas, $4 Pitchers and $5 Bomb Shots.

HOURS: Sun. – Thurs.: 11:30 AM – 1:00 AM (kitchen 9 PM) | Fri. and Sat.: 11:30AM – 2:00 AM (kitchen 10 PM)

THE LUCKY MONK
105 Hollywood Blvd | South Barrington, IL 60010 | 847.898.0500 | www.theluckymonk.com

Sex and the City 2 Premiere Specials at the Monk
Thursday, May 27 – Saturday, May 29
Guests are invited to join The Lucky Monk for themed cosmos and drink specials in celebration of the Sex and the City 2 premiere this Memorial Day weekend.  Patrons will also enjoy live entertainment on the Monk’s patio.  Specialty cocktails are $8.50 each and are listed below.
Miranda Pomegranate-Tini – 3 Olives Pomegranate Vodka, Fresh Pomegranate Juice, Cranberry
Charlotte Big Apple-Tini – 3 Olives Vodka, Apple Pucker, Splash Sour
Carrie Cosmo – Raspberry Cosmo with 3 Olives Raspberry Vodka, Cranberry and Chambord
Samantha Lemon Drop – Ketel One Citron and Limoncello

HOURS: Sunday-Thursday:  11:00 AM – 11:00 PM | Bar and lounge open until 1:00 AM | Friday and Saturday: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM | Bar and lounge open until 2:00 AM

MESON SABIKA
1025 Aurora Avenue | Naperville, IL 60540 | 630.983.3000 | www.mesonsabika.com

Happy Hour Specials at Meson Sabika

Friday, May 28; CLOSED Memorial Day
$2 Tapas
In celebration Memorial Day, Meson Sabika will kick off the weekend with a $2 Tapas Happy Hour from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM on Friday, May 28.  Guests can enjoy specialty cocktails like the Rio Sunset with Leblon Cachaca, Cointreau, and fresh lime and orange juices for $8.95 along with the tapas.  Meson Sabika will be CLOSED for Memorial Day on Monday, May 31.

HOURS: Mon.-Thurs. 11:30 AM – 10 PM | Fri. 11:30 AM – 11 PM | Sat. 5-11 PM | Sun. Dinner 4:30 -9 PM

PINSTRIPES, INC.
1150 Willow Rd | Northbrook, IL 60062 | 847.480.2323 | www.pinstripes.com
100 West Higgins Rd | South Barrington, IL 60010 | 847.844.9300 | www.pinstripes.com

Weekend Block Party at Pinstripes South Barrington

Saturday, May 29
Pinstripes invites guests to The Arboretum of South Barrington’s Memorial Weekend Block Party on Saturday, May 29.  Throughout the day, Pinstripes will be outdoors offering Hot Dogs and Hamburgers for $5.  Guests will enjoy center wide events for the whole family including a 5K run and walk, face painting, jugglers, kids games and a performance by 10,000 Maniacs.

Memorial Day Weekend at Pinstripes Northbrook
Friday, May 28 and Saturday, May 29
Pinstripes invites guests to celebrate Memorial Day with a weekend of music, gaming and al fresco dining.  On Friday, May 28 from 7:30 PM – 12:00 AM,  guests will enjoy a performance by award winning Blues and Opera vocalist, Grana Louis.  On Saturday, May 29, The Harry Garner Band takes the stage from 7:30 PM – 12:00 AM.  As always, guests enjoy free admission.  With seating up to 150 guests, the patio serves the full Pinstripes Bistro menu.  Guests can challenge an opponent to a game of bocce on one of the outdoor courts adjacent to the dining patio.  PHOTOS AVAILABLE.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:30 AM – 11:00 PM | Friday: 11:30 AM – 12:00 AM | Saturday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM | Sunday: 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM | Sunday Brunch: 10:00 – 2:00 PM

Fireworks, Father’s Day Cruises & More in June

ODYSSEY, SPIRIT OF CHICAGO AND MYSTIC BLUE

CELEBRATE JUNE EVENTS

Summer Concert Series, BAD Moonlight, Father’s Day, Full Moon Fireworks and More

June marks the beginning of summer, celebrated with a full schedule of specialty cruises aboard the Odyssey, Spirit of Chicago and Mystic Blue.  The Summer Concert Series, Blue After-Dark (BAD) Cruises, Full Moon Fireworks Dinner Cruise, and a variety of Specialty Lunch Cruises will delight guests of all ages with spectacular skyline views, delectable cuisine, live entertainment and more.

All prices below are per person and do not yet include taxes and other fees.  Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request.

MYSTIC BLUE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

Thursday, June 10

Chicagoans are invited to kick off the summer aboard the Mystic Blue with the first Summer Concert Series cruise of the season.  Passengers can dance as the sun sets to the Micah Walk Band and a DJ spinning on the outer deck while feasting on ala carte burgers and brats, and enjoying one house drink, along with beer specials from Goose Island and Bud Light Lime, plus drawings for great prizes.

Board 6:00 PM, Cruise 7:00– 9:00 PM, $30.20

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (877) 299-7783 or by visiting www.mysticbluecruises.com

MYSTIC BLUE SPECIALTY “BLUE AFTER-DARK” MOONLIGHT CRUISES

In addition to their annual summer Blue After-Dark (BAD) Cruise schedule, Mystic Blue is pleased to present the next wave of Blue After-Dark Moonlight Cruises – the Latin, House on the Lake and Pride Themed Cruises.  Chicagoans are invited onboard this “floating nightclub” to dance all night to DJs spinning on the observation deck.  All BAD Cruises include appetizer buffets, with menu highlights like Vegetable Cruidités, Buffalo Chicken Tenders and Pulled Steak Paninis. Must be 21 or over to participate.

Latin BAD Moonlight Cruise

Friday, June 11

Board 12:15 AM, Cruise 12:45 – 2:30 AM, $35.90

Featuring Grammy nominee Angel Melendez Tribute to “El Cantante”, DJ, Latin Appetizer buffet menu, 30-minute Salsa dance lesson and Bud Light Lime and drink specials.

“House on the Lake” BAD Moonlight Cruise

Friday, June 18

Board 10:00 PM, Cruise 10:30 – 12:30 AM, $35.90

Hors d’Oeuvres Buffet Menu, “Euro” House-style DJ entertainment and drink specials.

Pride BAD Moonlight Cruise

Friday, June 25

Board 12:15 AM, Cruise 12:45 – 2:30 AM, $35.90

Hors d’Oeuvres Buffet Menu, DJ entertainment, Pride Parade Theme and drink specials.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (877) 299-7783 or by visiting www.mysticbluecruises.com

SPIRIT OF CHICAGO SPECIALTY LUNCH CRUISES

Feast on plentiful lunch buffets menu highlights like Toasted Couscous Salad and Au Gratin Chicken Breast, and enjoy live performances while cruising with Chicago’s stunning skyline as a backdrop. In addition to standard daily lunch cruises, The Spirit of Chicago offers a variety of lunch cruises, ranging from live entertainment to historical narratives, and children are invited to cruise for half-price.

Gospel Lunch Cruise

Saturday, June 12

Board 11:00 AM, Cruise 12:00 – 2:00 PM

$44.90, Kids Age 3-12 Half Price (age 2 and under are free)

Lunch buffet and live performance by Tecora Rogers & the Chicago Spirituals.

Afternoon Gospel Lunch Cruise

Saturday, June 12

Board 3:00 PM, Cruise 3:30 – 5:30 PM

$44.90, Kids Age 3-12 Half Price (age 2 and under are free)

Lunch buffet and live performance by Tecora Rogers & the Chicago Spirituals.

Cabaret Lunch Cruise

Monday, June 14 , Wednesday, June 23, Tuesday,  June 29

Board 11:30 AM, Cruise 12:30 – 2:30 PM

$32.90, Kids Age 3-12 Half Price (age 2 and under are free)

Festive lunch buffet and live Cabaret-style entertainment provided.

History Lunch Cruise

Wednesday, June 16

Board 12:00 PM, Cruise 12:30 – 2:30 PM

$35.90, Kids Age 3-12 Half Price (age 2 and under are free)

Lunch buffet, a historical narration of the Chicago skyline and DJ and entertainment provided by staff.

Big Band Lunch Cruise

Wednesday, June 30

Board 11:30 AM, Cruise 12:30 – 2:30 PM

$44.90, Kids Age 3-12 Half Price (age 2 and under are free)

Festive lunch buffet and live performance from Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra included.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2469 or by visiting www.spiritofchicago.com

FATHER’S DAY CRUISES

Sunday, June 20

The distinguished Odyssey, festive Spirit of Chicago and cool Mystic Blue cruise ships will all celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, June 20 with unique, plentiful brunches and delectable, dad-friendly dinners with their own distinctive flair. Plus each cruise will offer a complimentary cocktail for Dad. Menus and additional information available upon request.

All prices below are per person and exclude taxes and other fees. Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request.

Odyssey Father’s Day Brunch

Board 11:15 AM, Cruise 12 PM – 2 PM, $74.90, Kids Age 3 – 12 Half Price (age 2 and under are free)

Odyssey Father’s Day Steak Dinner

Board 5 PM, Cruise 6 PM – 8:30 PM, $79.90, Kids Age 3 – 12 Half Price (age 2 and under are free)

Reservations are required for the Odyssey and can be made by calling (866) 305-2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com

Spirit of Chicago Father’s Day Brunch

Board 11:30 AM, Cruise 12 PM – 2 PM, $54.90, Kids Age 3 – 12 Half Price (age 2 and under are free)

Spirit of Chicago Father’s Day Dinner Cruise

Board 5:30 PM, Cruise 6 PM – 8:30 PM, $64.90, Kids Age 3 – 12 Half Price (age 2 and under are free)

Reservations are required for the Spirit of Chicago and can be made by calling (866) 273-2469 or by visiting www.spiritofchicago.com.

Mystic Blue Father’s Day Brunch Cruise

Board 11 AM, Cruise 12 PM – 2 PM, $49.90, Kids Age 3 – 12 Half Price (age 2 and under are free)

Reservations are required for Mystic Blue and can be made by calling (877) 299-7783 or by visiting www.mysticbluecruises.com

FULL MOON FIREWORKS DINNER CRUISES

Saturday, June 26

A full moon occurs when the geocentric longitudes of the Sun and Moon differ by 180 degrees.  And following is a more simple explanation of ways the phenomenon can be enjoyed aboard the contemporary Mystic Blue, the elegant Odyssey or the festive Spirit of Chicago.

Mystic Blue

Board 7:45 PM, Cruise 8:30 – 11:30 PM

$87.90

Indulge in a dinner buffet featuring items such as Tuscan Panzanella Salad, Pennette alla Vodka and a Choco-Dip Fondue Bar while enjoying cool DJ tunes and the Navy Pier Fireworks Display.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling  (877) 299-7783 or by visiting www.mysticbluecruises.com

Odyssey

Board 7:30 PM, Cruise 8:30 – 11:30 PM

$120.90

The Odyssey’s Full Moon Fireworks Dinner Cruise features a plated dinner with tasty dishes like Boston Bibb Salad, Mojito Salmon and a dessert station with favorites like Turtle Cheesecake, along with live entertainment for dancing and amazing views of the Navy Pier Fireworks Display.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 305-2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com

Spirit of Chicago

Board 7:45 PM, Cruise 8:30 – 11:30 PM

$93.90

Features a dinner buffet with highlights including a Summer Salad Sampler, Pan-Fried Tilapia with a Sherry Lobster Drizzle, performances from talented staff members and a DJ for dancing with spectacular views of the Navy Pier Fireworks display.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling (866) 273-2469 or by visiting www.spiritofchicago.com.

General Information

In the event a cruise is unable to depart Navy Pier due to weather, the event will be held dockside. Ample parking with shuttle service to Navy Pier is available just off Illinois St. and Grand Ave.

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises and Seadog Cruises are owned and operated by Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.

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