Memorial Day Events in Chicagoland


3506 N. Clark St. | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.549.9100 |
624 Davis Street | Evanston, IL 60201 | 847.866.6969 |

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


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

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

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

Reservations required | 877. 299. 7783 |

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 |
MYSTIC BLUE CRUISES: 877.299.7783 |
SEADOG CRUISES: 888.636.7737. |

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

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

4022 North Sheridan Road | Chicago, IL 60613| 773. 935.1880 |

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

59 W Grand Ave | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.329.0400 |

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

150 W. Roosevelt Road | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312-564-2104|

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

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

18 E. Bellevue Place | Chicago, IL 60611| 312.642.3400 |

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


544 N LaSalle | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.644.4477 |

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

58 E Ontario St | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.440.1717 |

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

1530 South State Street | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312.842.4444 |

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



1801 Butterfield Road | Downer’s Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 |

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

110 N Main Street | Crystal Lake, IL 60014 | 815.356.9980 |

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)

105 Hollywood Blvd | South Barrington, IL 60010 | 847.898.0500 |

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

1025 Aurora Avenue | Naperville, IL 60540 | 630.983.3000 |

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

1150 Willow Rd | Northbrook, IL 60062 | 847.480.2323 |
100 West Higgins Rd | South Barrington, IL 60010 | 847.844.9300 |

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


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