If you are looking tor that neighborhood bar feel, the kind where everyone knows your name, or acts like they do, then Matt’s should be your next stop. With their recent updates, Matt’s is the perfect place to meet with friends or family, have a drink,(my favorite is their Moscow Mule in a copper cup),and grab a game. Matt’s is also a great bar crawl spot, right across from the Crystal Lake station.
Edison Park Fest is one of the summers most enjoyable fests. With something for everyone, a great music lineup, beer garden, bags tournament, craft fair, and a Saturday filled with family entertainment. Make sure to take some time away from the fest and walk around the area. We usually sneak away and grab a bite at one of the many great local restaurants.
During the month of March everyone is a little Irish. With this listing of Saint Patrick’s Day festivals, Parties and parades you will be able to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day From Friday through Tuesday. So don your green and get ready to party!
If you ride the train through Palatine then you most likely have seen this Palatine landmark. Durty Nellie’s is known for their Great Food, Live Music and Outstanding Selection of Beer. Their Convenient location across from the Palatine Metra station makes this pub an ideal choice for your next pub crawl.
For a great day of Family Entertainment, then an Evening of German Beer, Music, Food and Fun head to Mt. Prospect for their Fall Fest and then stick around and get ready to kick it up a notch at Oktoberfest. All of the festivities will be under a heated tent so you don’t have to worry about the weather. Admission is Free.
What better way to check out some ot the best bars and restaurants in Mount Prospect than a Pub Crawl. Hop on the Metra Nortwest line and get off at the Mt Prospect station, Saturday 8/23 from 3-7 pm for the Summer Slide” Pub Crawl. Visti some of Mount Prospect favorites like Mia’s Cantina, Sam’s Place, Mrs. P & Me, Blues Bar BBQ Grill and Emerson’s Ale House.
You don’t have to be Irish and it doesn’t have to be Saint Patrick’s Day for an Irish Celebration. Head to Mt. Prospects Irish Fest and celebrate like you are Irish. With Irish Music, Irish Dancers, Irish Food and of course plenty of Irish Beer. All in a heated tent. Hop on the Northwest Line and let Metra do the driving.
You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy this pub crawl. We have included five Irish pubs in five different towns. Pick where you want to stop and end, then go out and have some ‘craic.” (an Irish term for fun or good time). If you try all five we would like to hear about your favorites.
Chessie’s in Barrington is one of the most unique restaurants in the Chicagoland area. Diners can enjoy their meal while sitting in a 1920′s train car, making it the perfect spot for a romantic dinner, or lunch with a friend. Or if you prefer their spacious bar is ideal for grabbing a bite, a drink or two and a game.
No tricks, just treats, when you grab your friends and plan a time to get on board for the “Bewitching Brews Bar Crawl”. This is your opportunity to try new specialty beers only offered this time of year. All of the bars are located minutes from the train. Ghoulishly good time of year for this seasonal bar crawl.