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Experience-Based Venues

iPanic Escape Rooms

LOCATION:  1519 E Main St, St. Charles

(630) 797-9099

  • Immerse yourself in state of the art rooms. Find clues, solve puzzles, and use mechanical props to escape before time runs out!

  • Intended for ages 14+

  • Made for groups of 2 - 10 (you may be combined with another smaller group depending on time constraints)

St. Charles

Legendary Escape Rooms & Axe Throwing

LOCATIONS: 15115 Des Plaines Street, Plainfield & 44 W. New York Street, Aurora 

(630) 593-1465 (Plainfield) & (815) 267-6640 (Aurora)

  • Escape Rooms are live-interactive adventure games. Your team is locked in a themed room where you follow evidence, search for clues, work puzzles, solve problems, open locks and work together to escape before your time expires. You have one hour. 

  • You choose projected Traditional Axe Throwing and/or Tic -Tac -Toe, Baseball, or Card Game.  You will experience a new thrilling version of Axe Throwing!

Plainfield & Aurora

Board & Brush St. Charles

LOCATION:  303 N 4th St., Suite C, St. Charles

(630) 797-9123

  • In this DIY Workshop, you are guided through distressing, sanding with the grain, and staining to make your personalized wood sign look as though it has been with you for years—like a vintage heirloom.

  • Studio sells beer, wine, and snacks (and is also right next door to a craft brewery)

  • Intended for ages 16+ because of chemicals being used, BUT private parties for kids are available!

St. Charles

The Chill'Axe Throwing

LOCATION: 4302 E New York St, Aurora

(630) 340-5294

  • Chill’Axe is an entertainment venue that caters to axe throwing enthusiasts, individuals who want to try something new, and those who are looking for a place to relax and have some fun.

  • Axe throwing is a traditional Canadian backyard activity where the competitor throws an axe at a target attempting to the hit bull’s-eye, similar to dart throwing. Chill’Axe also has a full bar (with precautions for axe throwing) for your group to enjoy.


Pinot's Palette

LOCATION:  3823 E Main St, St. Charles

(630) 338-0278

  • Artists guide you step-by-step through the featured painting and will ensure that you stay on track to complete your masterpiece by the end of class. 

  • There is a bar serving wine, beer, and pre-mixed cocktails in the studio, so do not BYOB!

  • Intended for ages 8 and up, though there are kid-centric classes available on the monthly schedule

St. Charles

Bull & Bear Axe Throwing & Escape Rooms

LOCATION:  3299 Montgomery Road, Montgomery 


  • Not all axe throwing venues are the same.  At Bull & Bear Axe Throwing you will embrace the vibe from the moment you walk in the door!  From our rustic sheik design,  dedicated Axe Coaches, TVs in the arena, and a top of the line Bose sound system you will find yourself wanting to throw axes for hours!

  • Mind Trap Escape Room is a real-life room escape game based on the popular computer and mobile phone escape games. Escape games are the newest craze sweeping the nation – a fun, team-building, brain-busting experience! After entering a room with your team of up to 10 people, the door closes behind you. 60 minutes are on the clock! You must work together in order to find clues and solve puzzles that will lead you to your escape. It is part scavenger hunt and part puzzle game.


Magnolia Soap & Bath Co.

LOCATION:  1 Illinois St Ste. 110, St. Charles

(630) 549-0892

  • We use only domestically sourced, naturally grown ingredients that have actually felt and seen the sun. Plant-based ingredients in every recipe!

  • Guests can make bath bombs or candles with their favorite Magnolia scents! Reservations are required!

  • Intended to be enjoyed for ages 2+

St. Charles

Axe Room & Wreck Rage Room

LOCATION:  1592 W. Ogden Avenue, Naperville

(630) 857-3275

  • Axe Zone Throwing Lounge has the latest and safest in axe throwing in the Chicago area. Our axe throwing lanes use anti-bounce borders with projected axe throwing targets with fun games such as Tic-Tac-Toe, Zombies, Duck Hunter, and more – they even have digital scoring!

  • Are you looking to vent some anger in the Chicago area? Courtesy of Wreck Zone, you and your friends can now participate in a brand-new Rage Room Experience at Axe Zone Lounge in Naperville, IL.



LOCATION:  211 W State St, Geneva

(630) 730-9302

  • Create a custom scent after going through 120+ options before using it to create an amazing finished product like a candle, reed diffuser, lotion, body spray, room spray, disinfectant spray, and more!

  • Intended for ALL AGES! They even have Kids Sand Wax Candle Days on Thursdays and Fridays!


Color Me Mine

LOCATION: 1306 Commons Drive, Geneva
(630) 262-9000

  • Pick your ceramic to paint in store or take home

  • Great for kids and adults 

  • Offers kid and adult workshops/classes


Pinot's Palette

LOCATION: 2835 Showplace Drive, Suite 107, Naperville
(630) 778-1000

  • Artists guide you step-by-step through the featured painting and will ensure that you stay on track to complete your masterpiece by the end of class. 

  • There is a bar serving wine, beer, and pre-mixed cocktails in the studio, so do not BYOB!

  • Intended for ages 8 and up, though there are kid-centric classes available on the monthly schedule


X Golf 

LOCATION:  1900 S Randall Rd Suite 120, Geneva

(331) 248-0078

  • Real-time simulator data and technology allows golfers to play on the world’s top courses, compete in a wide variety of game formats, and of course—enjoy some of the best golf they’ve ever played, in a high-energy indoor entertainment facility.

  • Intended for ages 4+. Lessons available for all ages!

  • Finger foods and full bar available


Golf Underground

LOCATION:  530 Commons Dr, Geneva

(630) 201-2880

  • SEASONAL ONLY - winter months where outdoor golf isn't an option

  • Golf Underground is a state-of- the- art indoor golf practice facility with 6 golf simulators, an indoor putting green, including 4 Trackman launch monitors that provide golfers instant feedback on every shot.

  • Intended for ages 4+. Lessons available for all ages!



LOCATION:  100 W. Higgins Road, South Barrington  & 7 Oakbrook Center Mall, Oak Brook
(847) 844-9300 (South Barrington) & (630) 575-8700 (Oak Brook)

  • Made from scratch dining, a full service bar, and face to face gaming in bowling and bocce ball makes Pinstripes a fun day with the family or night out with friends or significant others

  • Intended for ages 4+

South Barrington & Oak Brook

Top Golf

LOCATION:  3211 Odyssey Ct, Naperville

(630) 596-1000

  • Enjoy our climate-controlled hitting bays for year-round comfort with HDTVs in every bay and throughout our sports bar and restaurant. Using our complimentary clubs or your own, take aim at the giant outfield targets and our high-tech balls will score themselves.

  • So we made it our thing with half-off game play every Tuesday at Topgolf. No coupons, no random specials, no discount codes to remember — just a once-a-week deal where all the golf is half-off.

  • Whether you’re an aspiring golf pro or picking up a club for the first time, Topgolf is fun for all. And it’s a unique way to entertain friends or corporate colleagues in a very non-corporate setting.

  • We're open rain or shine with our awnings! We even have a rooftop terrace with fire pits


Main Event

LOCATION:  28248 Diehl Rd, Warrenville

(630) 393-9400

  • Every game and activity at Main Event is designed to bring family and friends together to share a fun, social experience and create lasting memories. 

  • Bowling, lazer tag, virtual reality experiences, arcade, etc. Restaurant and full service bar

  • Intended for ages 3+


Vertical Endeavors

LOCATION:  246 Windy Point Dr, Glendale Heights

(630) 784-9000

  • Vertical Endeavors–Glendale Heights offers action-packed fun for the whole family! We are Glendale Heights' cutting edge climbing facility where people of all ages and abilities can challenge themselves and have a blast. We have fun programs for both adults and children including summer climbing camps, climb teams, leagues and more.

  • Intended for ages 3+

Glendale Heights

Color Me Mine

LOCATION: 2835 Showplace Drive, Suite 107, Naperville
(630) 778-1000

  • Pick your ceramic to paint in store or take home

  • Great for kids and adults 

  • Offers kid and adult workshops/classes


Fox Den Cooking

LOCATION:  131 S. 1st Street, St. Charles

(630) 228-9710

  • Fox Den Cooking School is dedicated to curating classes that incorporate fun and excitement into the learning experience of cooking. In a time when everything feels so disconnected, we are elated to have a space where friends, family and colleagues can connect and learn new skills that can be taken home and used in your own kitchen. We hope to help our guests develop a new relationship with food and the process of creating amazing dishes.

  • Come hungry! You will eat everything you make.

  • This is a collaborative class. If you are coming as a single person, you will be partnered with someone else. You will prep your own ingredients, but you will be sharing a cooktop with another person. 

  • We have beer and wine available for purchase. We do not allow byob as an option for alcohol consumption.

  • You do not need to bring anything. We provide the apron and all utensils needed to create the dishes.

St. Charles

Vargo's Dance

LOCATION:  205 W. State Street, Geneva

(630) 232-2990

  • Vargo’s Dance is not your typical Ballroom Dance studio.  We teach everything from Salsa and Latin dances to Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, and Swing. Vargo’s also specializes in Social dancing for students looking for a simple fun night out and Wedding Couples looking to make their 1st dance more special. There is no wrong way to begin. Jump into a group class or give us a call to set up an Introductory lesson. No matter how you start, we have you covered. Call us to get scheduled today!


Escapade 360

LOCATION:  77 South Riverside Drive, Suite 300, Elgin

(847) 701-4360

  • Escapade 360 is Elgin's premier escape room. Escapade 360 is the perfect complement to a night out, before or after dinner or drinks. Our family-friendly themes are fun and safe, and your group is sure to be talking about your experience for days afterward.

  • Intended for ages 12+


iFly Naperville 

LOCATION:  1752 Freedom Drive, Naperville

(779) 456-4359

  • Whether you’re looking for new things to do with kids, enjoying a team building event, or interested in flying solo to practice some advanced tricks for competition, you can start with the basics and learn how to use your flight time to the fullest.

  • Intended for ages 3+


Marcel's Culinary Experience

LOCATION:  490 N. Main Street, Glen Ellyn

(630) 790-8500

  • Cooking classes perfect for company parties, family celebrations and girl’s nights out are all fabulous occasions to experience the magic of the Marcel’s kitchen. We craft the menu, libations and special touches to make the event uniquely yours.  

  • Intended for ages 15+

Glen Ellyn

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