When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day, there’s no shortage of Irish pubs and green beers in Chicago to keep the party going all day long. But St. Patty’s celebrations shouldn’t be limited to just one day, and there’s no better way to keep the party going than by getting lucky with a steamy burlesque show or an intimate dining in the dark experience.
So after you’re done with the pub crawls and the Irish car bombs, make the most out of the lucky season with these sensual spots!
The day after St. Patty’s you can stop by this speakeasy for some burlesque, belly dance, drag, and other performances from the best entertainers around. In addition to the live variety acts there will even be exclusive digital content to enjoy as you sip on speciality cocktails. Tickets are now available and you can get yours here!
Located inside Porkchop West Loop, Grand Cabaret After Dark is sumptuous in every regard. From the delectable three-course meal you’ll be served to the jazz, country, and bluegrass music played by the Chris Ussery Trio, you’ll be transported back to an era of classic entertainment. Tickets for the St. Patrick’s Day show are still available—learn more here!
Is there anything luckier than front-row seats to what is sure to be the hottest show of the summer? The Empire Strips Back is the beloved burlesque set in the Star Wars universe that has fans raving. Whether you’re a sci-fi die-hard or couldn’t care less about the galaxy far, far away, this show has something for everyone.
The routines are immaculate, the skits are hilarious, and the sets and costumes look like they’re straight out of the latest Star Wars movie! Not to mention the music that spans every genre, including artists like Tenacious D, Guns N’ Roses, Bonnie Tyler, Nicki Minaj, Run-D.M.C., and more!
The Empire Strips Back opens May 23, but you’ll have the luck of the Irish if you get your tickets as soon as possible. The performances have sold out at every city the globe-trotting show has traveled to, and you won’t want to miss this spaced-out spectacle. Tickets are going at lightspeed, so get yours here!
Karaoke DJ turned burlesque sketch comedian Skirt Vonnegut is a performer like none other. Their show, the Church of Burlesque, will be taking over the Newport Theater for a night of sing-alongs and stripteases. Audience participation is encouraged at this night of raunchy revelry you certainly won’t forget. And as luck would have it, they have a special show on St. Patrick’s Day! Learn more here.
In addition to Grand Cabaret After Dark, this is another show taking place inside Porkchop West Loop. BBQ Drag Brunch mixes an outrageously fun show with the sweet and savory meets offered by Porkchop. No more do you have to choose between a great pulled pork sandwich and Chicago’s top drag talent—BBQ Drag Brunch gives you both! Learn all about the one-of-a-kind experience here.
One of the best speakeasies in Chicago, Bordel Cocktail Bar & Cabaret will always offer up a timeless night of smooth drinking and even smoother performers. Head pounding from the St. Patty’s festivities? Bordel’s candlelit interior is the perfect spot to unwind while the hottest dancers around take care of the rest. More details here!
Who knows what will happen in the dark? If you really want to test your luck, check out this experience that serves you food while you wear a blindfold. Experience your meal in an entirely new way with this unique evening happening at Hubbard Inn. And with options for vegan and pescatarian diets, everyone is invited to dinner! Learn more and get your tickets here.
St. Patrick’s Day goes back a thousand years, so who says you have to party like it’s 2023? Throw it back a hundred years to the roaring 20s at the Untitled Supper Club, a speakeasy with live entertainment, delicious bites, and tempting cabaret performances. This hot-spot is always packed, so be sure to make your reservations for St. Patty’s weekend soon. Make yours here!
Make This St. Patrick’s Season One To Remember
Nobody said St. Patty’s had to be a one-day affair. Keep the party going with these late-night cabarets, drag brunches, sultry speakeasies, and Star Wars burlesques!