Cubs Opening Day

The time has finally come! After being pushed back for the first time in 30 years, the Cubs Home Opening is taking place on April 7th! We can not be more excited for a FULL season of Cubby blue and waving W flags. Tune in at 1:20 pm to watch the Cubs take on the Milwaukee Brewers. In true Wrigleyville spirit, there are plenty of bars and restaurants surrounding Wrigley field that will be airing the game and even hosting some specials. Here are some game-day deals you don’t want to miss out on.

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Slide Into Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern

Brickhouse Tavern

3647 N Clark St

The early bird catches the ball! The Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern announced they will be opening at 9:30 am on opening day to ensure you get to celebrate The Cubbies all day long. , Enjoy all the staple game day necessities they offer, like mozzarella sticks, homerun nachos, or their loaded potato twists topped with pulled pork. Remember, you can’t celebrate all day if you don’t start in the morning.

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Have a Ball at Deuce’s MLB

Deuce’s Major League Bar

3505 N. Clark St

One thing about Deuce’s MLB is that they go all out, all the time. The decorations that flood Deuce’s are so enticing, that even nonsports fans get excited about baseball season. Get in the game-day spirit, opening bright and early at 9 am for not just the home opener, but for ALL 1:20 pm games all season long. Enjoy themed drinks that have been crafted to perfection, with size options small, medium, or major. The Cubby Blue comes with Three Olives Blueberry Vodka, Blue Curacao, Lemonade, Red Bull Blue Edition. If you’re feeling really pumped up, ​​The Wildcard may be more your style, served with Effen Blood Orange Vodka, X-rated Passionfruit Liqueur, Sprite, Pink Sugar, Rock Candy Float, Rock Candy Lollipops, and Cotton Candy. With drinks this good, we wouldn’t be surprised if Duece’s becomes your new home base.

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Seventh Inning Stretch at The Stretch

The Stretch Chicago

3485 N Clark St

The Stretch Chicago is prepared to party on game day! Opening at 8 am, you and your team are invited to indulge in drink specials that are guaranteed a W. Specials include $5 Skrewball shots, $5 Fireball shots, and $25 White Claw Buckets. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. Have some food while you are there, like the Baha Mahi tacos or their buffalo chicken salad. Being known for Good food, good drinks, good vibes, and good people trust us when we say you’re in for a good time.


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Sprint Speed to Murphy’s Bleachers

Murphy’s Bleachers

3655 N. Sheffield

Murphy’s Bleachers celebrate the Cubs all day, all year long. Located directly behind Wrigley Field, this Wrigleyville staple is the place to be during all Cubs games. Just recently, Murphy’s got listed as #5 on USA Todays Best Chicago’s Sports Bars. Murphy’s will be opening at 10 am on Opening Day, and will have their grill open in their east bar. Choose to enjoy your grilled goods there, or take them to go! Hanging at Murphy’s is like being in a ballpark before you go to the game. Did we mention they have 15 beers on tap?


Get the VIP treatment at Old Crow Smokehouse

Old Crow Smokehouse

3506 N. Clark St

Known for its live music, lively dance floor, and moonshine cocktails, Old Crow is a Clark Street favorite for many. In honor of this year’s opening day, Old Crow is hosting a giveaway contest! Sign up to be a VIP member (for free) for a chance to win a 4-person reservation on Opening Day, with a $150 gift card! The winner will be announced Tuesday, April 5th at 5 pm.

Sign up to win here!

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Live Music at Houndstooth

Houndstooth Saloon

3369 N Clark St

After the game is over and you’re still looking to stay out and enjoy yourself, head over to Houndstooth Saloon! Starting at 6 pm and going until 9 pm, there will be live music by duo David and Stephanie, playing 90s jam all night.

Thursday specials include $2.50 miniwiches, $6 40’s, $3 college beers, and $5 Absolute Bombs. Keep the party going at Houndstooth!


Other spots worth hitting

Bernie’s Tap & Grill

Bernie’s Tap & Grill

3664 N. Clark St.

Casey Morans

Casey Morans

3660 N. Clark St.

The Country Club

The Country Club

3462 N. Clark St.


Full Shilling Public House

Full Shilling Public House

3724 N. Clark St.


Merkle’s Bar & Grill

Merkle’s Bar & Grill

3516 N. Clark St. 2nd Floor



Rizzo’s Bar & Inn

Rizzo’s Bar & Inn

3658 N. Clark St.



Moe’s Cantina

Moe’s Cantina

3158 N. Clark St


Big Star

Big Star

3640 N. Clark St


Sluggers Sports Bar and Grill & Dueling Pianos


3540 N. Clark St


Sheffield’s Beer Garden

Sheffield’s Beer Garden

3258 N Sheffield