Source: The House Theatre of Chicago
The House Theatre of Chicago's annual holiday favorite "The Nutcracker: a Magical Play for Christmas" is back at Chopin Theatre. Travelzoo subscribers can save 40% on tickets to the "moving, family-friendly, richly imaginative" play (The Chicago Tribune).
Select performances Nov. 6-Dec. 7
Source: Whisk Chicago
Inspired by noted carnivore Ron Swanson, Whisk "mixes burgers and pancakes in a way that would make the Parks and Rec character proud" (Chicago mag).
Oct. 6, 2014 - March 6, 2015; not valid Sundays
Source: Cook Au Vin
Get ready to knead, toss and mix your way to better baguettes and baked goods with a class from Cook au Vin, which earns 4.5 stars on Yelp.
Oct. 1, 2014 - April 1, 2015
Source: Elina Organics
Elina Organics offers what Chicago magazine calls Chicago's Best Facial, resulting in "soft, smooth skin [that's] radiant for days."
Sept. 4, 2014 - March 4, 2015; not valid Oct. 25-27
Source: Sawmill Creek Resort
Tuck away for a cozy retreat at Sawmill Creek Resort, a sprawling destination resort on the shores of Lake Erie in Huron, Ohio.
Travel through March 1, 2015
Source: Unite Urban Grill
Unite Urban Grill offers a "seasonally inspired, diverse menu" (Time Out Chicago) that puts "upscale twists on old favorites" (Metromix).
Sept. 23, 2014 - Dec. 23, 2014; closed Monday
Source: Kohl Children's Museum
Kohl Children's Museum "raises 'let's pretend' to an art form" (Metromix); in 2011 Parents Magazine named it one of the best children's museums in America.
Aug. 18, 2014 - Nov. 21, 2014
Source: Cici Nails
Harper's Bazaar says autumn nail trends include deep reds, grays and metallics. Subscribers can prepare their digits for fall and save half off.
Aug. 19, 2014 - Feb. 18, 2015
Source: Broadway In Chicago
"Amazing Grace" is a pre-Broadway, world premiere musical about story behind the making of the beloved song. The best seats at the Bank of America Theatre are up to 40% off select performances through Nov. 2.
Oct. 9, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014
Source: The Audubon Inn
Save more than 45% on a cozy getaway at a charming boutique hotel in Mayville, Wisc. -- far enough away to escape but only an hour's drive from Madison and Milwaukee.
Travel through Feb. 28, 2015
Discover "surprising, inspiring" cuisine that Zagat rates as Excellent (24) at Browntrout. Save on a selection of small plates including a $50 wine credit.
Sept. 18, 2014 - Nov. 30, 2014
Source: Imagine Lifestyles
Save up to 70% on one of Imagine Lifestyles' 2014 driving events, which Travelzoo users call an "exhilarating" and "once-in-a-lifetime experience."
Aug. 29, 2014 - Nov. 30, 2014; select dates
Source: Balance Spa & Fitness at Palmer House a Hilton Hotel
Frommer's says the AAA 4-Diamond Palmer House retains "a Gilded Age aura" in its "gorgeous lobby," which carries over to the luxurious Balance Spa.
July 18, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2014; Monday-Friday
Source: Lyric Opera of Chicago
Mozart's "Don Giovanni," Strauss' "Capriccio" starring Renee Fleming and Verdi's "Il Trovatore" are now up to 50% off select performances.
Select dates Oct. 11-Nov. 18
Source: Gunflint Lodge
Commune with nature in the Minnesota Northwoods with this two-night cabin escape for $249, a savings of over 45% on current prices.
Travel daily through April 1, 2015
Source: The Garage & The Salsa Truck
Savor gourmet tacos and a rotating menu from Chicago's food truck community for 40% off at the Garage, home of the Salsa Truck.
Sept. 15, 2014 - Jan. 15, 2015
Source: Bolingbrook Golf Club
Named one of the top 30 public courses in America by Golf Digest readers in 2010, Bolingbrook offers subscribers up to 50% off a round through autumn.
July 18, 2014 - Nov. 16, 2014
Featuring an "elegant, contemporary setting" (Where Magazine), SpaForever in Bucktown offers subscribers half off their choice of massage.
June 19, 2014 - Dec. 19, 2014
Source: Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Tickets are now 50% off select performances to the "highly recommended" (Chicago Sun-Times), "raw and beautiful" (Chicago Tribune).
Select dates Oct. 9-Nov. 12
Source: State House Inn
Learn in the "Land of Lincoln" with half off a package at the State House Inn, including museum tickets, drinks, parking and Wi-Fi.
Daily November-January and Thursdays-Sundays, February-March
Source: Hana Lounge at Westin Chicago River North
This "calm, soothingly lit refuge" (Examiner.com) in River North opens its doors to Travelzoo subscribers for drinks and apps for more than 50% off.
Aug. 12, 2014 - Nov. 12, 2014
Source: 3rd Coast Cruising
Spend a day on the waters of Lake Michigan with the top-rated 3rd Coast Cruising. Subscribers can save up to $250 on a trip.
May 20, 2014 - Nov. 12, 2014
Source: Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique
Racked.com recently named Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique to the top of their "Chicago's Best Facials" list. Subscribers can save over $100 with this offer.
Aug. 29, 2014 - Nov. 18, 2014
Source: CityPASS Chicago
Get a taste of all Chicago has to offer and save 50% on admission to the city's top attractions.
Redeem voucher for a CityPASS booklet by Feb. 28, 2015; passes are valid for nine consecutive days
Source: Pizzeria UNO
Pizzeria UNO is where Chicago's iconic deep-dish pizza was created over 70 years ago. With this exclusive offer, subscribers can learn to craft their own.
Aug. 20, 2014 - Dec. 30, 2014; Tuesday-Saturday mornings
Source: VIP Paints
Head to the artistic enclave of Pilsen for a BYOB painting class from VIP Paints. Subscribers can save up to 55% on these top-rated classes.
May 22, 2014 - Nov. 22, 2014
Source: Studio Within Salon/Spa
Save 50% on an hourlong massage and facial with a blowout at a top-rated Lakeview salon and spa, which earns 4 stars from more than 100 Yelpers.
Aug. 26, 2014 - Feb. 25, 2015
Source: Go Chicago Card
Get a taste of all Chicago has to offer and save up to 55% on the gate prices to 25 of the city's top attractions with the Go Chicago Card.
Voucher must be exchanged for a Go Chicago Card by March 31, 2015
This "comfortable tapas spot" in the West Loop offers "a laid back vibe" (Metromix). Subscribers can save over 40% on a selection of tapas and drinks.
Aug. 11, 2014 - Nov. 30, 2014
Source: Chicago's Finest Tours
Our subscribers love Chicago's Finest Tours; one said, "As a lifelong resident I have been on many tours but this one was a must do for every visitor."
Nov. 1, 2014 - May 31, 2015
Source: Harlem Globetrotters
The Harlem Globetrotters will look to show off top-notch basketball skills and keep one of the longest winning streaks in sports intact against the Washington Generals, making a return to the court for the first time in five years.
Source: Usagi Ya Sushi
The 2013 Michelin Guide says that the Usagi Ya menu "shines with its unorthodox combinations." Subscribers save more than 50% on this four-course dinner.
Sept. 18, 2014 - Feb. 28, 2015
Source: Grapes to Bottles
Sample dozens of different wines at your choice of two autumn events from the Grapes to Bottles team at the Dana Hotel's Freestyle Food + Drink.
Nov. 22 or Dec. 13, 2014
Source: Chicago Philharmonic
Chicago Philharmonic performs three concerts this November at multiple venues including Jazz Showcase located downtown, City Winery in the West Loop and Nichols Hall in Evanston.
Nov. 3, 9, 16
Source: Ciao! Cafe & Wine Lounge
Time Out Chicago likes the "hearty Italian-American classics" at this West Loop cafe, praised as the "best-kept secret in Chicago" by a recent Travelzoo visitor.
July 15, 2014 - Nov. 15, 2014
Source: Shatter Glass Group
Opened in 1987, Shatter Glass Group is the city's first and oldest glass-teaching facility. Utilize those years of experience and save 55% on private classes.
Sept. 15, 2014 - Dec. 30, 2014
Source: The Magic of Ivan Amodei
Setting up in the Ritz-Carlton Chicago, master illusionist Ivan Amodei brings "Intimate Illusions" to Chicago over Thanksgiving weekend. Tickets to this Los Angeles Times "top pick" are now 50% off.
Source: Magnolia Cafe
Zagat says the "delicious fare" at Magnolia Cafe "makes for a fun escape"; Travelzoo subscribers can sample three courses for up to 46% off.
July 15, 2014 - Nov. 14, 2014
Source: Guitar Cities
CBS Chicago praises the "effective, friendly instructors" at Guitar Cities Chicago. With this offer, receive four private lessons for 65% off.
May 27, 2014 - Nov. 26, 2014
Source: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
The exciting performances include London Philharmonic performing a classical program, the annual Halloween Haunts concert and more.
Shows through Nov. 14
Source: Raw Bar and Grill
Located in Wrigleyville, this "Check, Please" praised venue offers subscribers a selection of tapas plates and cocktails for up to 62% off.
Aug. 7, 2014 - Nov. 26, 2014
Source: Randolph Street Market
With dozens of vendors offering antiques, clothing, global goods and gourmet foods, Randolph Street Market is one of the nation's top shopping destinations.
Select weekends throughout 2014-15
Source: Blue Man Group
"Blue Man Group" at Briar Street Theatre in Chicago is now offering Travelzoo subscribers an exclusive deal that saves $15 on performances through March 1.
Through March 1
Source: Via Veneto
This "cozy, charming" Italian restaurant with "helpful, friendly service" (Chicago Reader) offers subscribers savings of up to 50% off.
Oct. 30, 2014 - Feb. 25, 2015
Source: Learn Scuba Chicago
CBS Chicago calls Learn Scuba one of the best places to take diving lessons in Chicagoland. Travelzoo subscribers can save over 60% off an intro class.
Sept. 10, 2014 - Nov. 15, 2014
Source: Trattoria Isabella
Metromix likes the "hearty portions" of "must try" appetizers and says "it's tough to choose" between Trattoria Isabella's Sicilian-focused entrees.
Oct. 13, 2014 - Jan. 13, 2015; Sunday-Thursday only
Source: Paint Nite
For $25, regularly $45, Travelzoo subscribers can flex their creative muscles during a two-hour Paint Nite event at bars around the country.
June 1, 2014 - Dec. 1, 2014
Source: Roka Akor
Recommended by the 2013 Michelin Guide as a "sexy, sleek and energetic" lounge for "fashionable foodies," Roka Akor offers this unique lunch for two.
Nov. 3, 2014 - March 13, 2015
Source: Great Food Tours
Save up to 60% on a Chicago food tour featuring spots like Uno Pizzeria, Glazed & Confused, Sprinkles and Al's Italian Beef.
Aug. 29, 2014 - Aug. 29, 2015
Source: Pazzo's @ 101
Dine with a view of the Lyric Opera building at Pazzo's @ 101, a 4-star OpenTable destination. Subscribers can save 35% on dinner.
Oct. 13, 2014 - Jan. 13, 2015; closed Sundays
Source: Aroma Workshop
Midwest Living says these Signature Scent classes, where attendees create their own personal perfume, are a great way to "tap your creative instincts."
Aug. 15, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2014
Source: Mario Andretti Racing Experience & NASCAR Racing Experience
Experience the thrill of a lifetime with a drive-or-ride experience in a full-size Indy-style race car or real NASCAR race car.
Select dates through May 1, 2016
Source: Sun Aero Helicopters Inc.
CBS Chicago says a skyline tour with Sun Aero Helicopters is one of the city's best. Subscribers can save over 40% off a flight.
Oct. 10, 2014 - April 30, 2015
Source: Stray Boots
Set off on an interactive tour across one of 14 U.S. cities, including New York, Chicago and D.C., for half off through the end of the year.
Redeem by Dec. 31, 2014
Source: Raymi Productions Chicago
Praised as an "upscale ... elegant bash" by Examiner.com, this year's Masquerade Extravaganza makes tickets available to subscribers for nearly 40% off.
Oct. 31, 2014, between 7-9 p.m.
Source: Meals on Wheels Chicago
Bringing together dozens of the city's best chefs, the Meals on Wheels Chicago Celebrity Chef Ball is "always one of the most spectacular" culinary events of the year. (Chicagoist)
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Source: Grand Geneva Resort & Spa
Named one of the Top 10 Golf Resorts in the northern U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler readers, Grand Geneva is a "must-play" destination (GolfAdvisor).
Discounted rates available Sept. 17 - Oct. 12, 2014; unused vouchers can be redeemed through the end of the season (approx. Nov. 16, weather permitting)
Source: Live Nation
Demi Lovato brings her world tour to the iWireless Center this month and tickets are 40% off. The platinum-selling artist will perform from her latest No. 1 album "Demi." She will be joined by special guests Christina Perri ("Jar of Hearts") and MKTO ("Classic").
Saturday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Source: Hotel Julien
For just $99 per night, experience the charm of downtown Dubuque with a stay at the historic Hotel Julien, and save 45%.
Sept. 30, 2014 - Feb. 28, 2015
Located along the Chicago River, the appropriately named Rivers is "elegant" with "sleek contemporary appeal" (Metromix).
Aug. 20, 2014 - Oct. 10, 2014
Source: Glendale Heights Oktoberfest
Experience one of the "best ways to celebrate Oktoberfest" (CBS Chicago) at the Glendale Heights Oktoberfest and save 50% on regular prices.
Sept. 12, 2014 - Sept. 21, 2014
"Blue Man Group" at Briar Street Theatre in Chicago is now offering Travelzoo subscribers an exclusive deal that saves $20 on all performances through Dec. 24.
Shows through Dec. 24
Source: The Metropolitan Club of Chicago
Arguably the greatest view from a restaurant in North America, the exclusive Metropolitan Club in the Willis Tower offers subscribers a luxurious dinner for two.
May 26, 2014 - Sept. 30, 2014; closed Sundays
Source: Cantigny Golf
GolfAdvisor recently named Cantigny the Best Course in Chicagoland, calling it "a landmark golf course [with] superb conditions" that's "unforgettable to play."
Aug. 11, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014
Source: MSG Chicago LLC
"Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical" has been praised as an ideal holiday show for young audiences, with "grand sets and clever stagecraft" according to The New York Times.
Nov. 20, 23, 25, 26
Travelzoo subscribers can save on brunch at this award-winning "modern sports-focused lounge" (Metromix) in River North.
Aug. 9, 2014 - Sept. 21, 2014; Saturday-Sunday only
Source: Chicago Water Sport Rentals
Take a trip on Lake Michigan this summer as you paddle over the waves or roar across the water on a Jet Ski. Subscribers ride for 50% off with this offer.
Aug. 29, 2014 - Oct. 31, 2014
The exciting performances include The Police drummer Stuart Copeland and the Chicago Symphony playing the soundtrack to "Ben-Hur," London Philharmonic performing a classical program, the annual Halloween Haunts concert and more.
Oct. 14-Nov. 16