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Learn about craft beer events and other promotions at the WhirlyBall located in Chicago. Then come out and join us for food, drinks and WhirlyBall!
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1825 W Webster Ave Chicago, IL 60614
1825 West Webster AvenueUSIllinoisChicago60614
(773) 486-7777whirlyball.com
$$Sports BarToday 11:00 am – 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am – 12:00 amTuesday 11:00 am – 12:00 amWednesday 11:00 am – 12:00 amThursday 11:00 am – 12:00 amFriday 11:00 am – 2:00 amSaturday 11:00 am – 3:00 amSunday 11:00 am – 12:00 am

Basketball? Check. Lacrosse? Check. Bumper Cars? Another resounding check. So how exactly did a game with a mixed bag of rules and strategies, incorporating many different sports come about?

Our History:

It all began with a simple question. Where could a large group of people in need of a good time, yet unable to do so outside for months on end, go in their time of need? Lombard, Illinois of course! In 1993, Sam Elias, our founder, moved from Florida to Chicago in order to bring to the people the thing that they so desperately desired: 4,000 square feet of pure bumping, crossing, slam dunking bliss, all without the possibility of being arrested. Thus an idea was born.

Sam realized that the nine to fivers out there needed a release, and something else to do rather than Tuesday night bowling. That idea and that desire turned out to be even greater than Sam ever could have expected. Three years later another location was added near downtown Chicago and eight years after that a third made its way into the world in Vernon Hills. If that were not enough, just to make sure that all bases had been fully covered and to the glee of adrenaline junkies everywhere, a laser tag facility and a climbing wall were thrown into the batch. WhirlyBall’s main goal is to ensure that you above all have fun while you are here and always leave with a smile on your face.

So if your friend has ever asked how and why someone could dream up such a thing, bring them on down and show them for yourself, just make sure they are on the opposite team!

For more information check out our website or call us at (773)486-7777.

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You can play whirlyball, bowl, play tag & watch sports at this spot also with American grub & drink.- Google
"Lots of fun, bar on location and dedicated staff."
"The laser tag facilities were fun, much like similar places in the suburbs."
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Marc-Louis Paprzyca
2 weeks ago
A fun place for group events. Tons of drink choices with decent food. The game that gives this place its name, Whirlyball, is an absolute blast. Even the least competitive person gets into it. Add in bowling & laser tag and there is fun for anyone. The beer and drink list is very large and so is the food menu. I'll have to admit I didn't eat but a couple things and they were just okay. Everyone else's food looked very good and no one had anything bad to say. This is a fantastic place for big group outings.
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Phillip Librojo
4 months ago
If you're bored of simply just going to the various Chicago bar districts for a night out, Whirlyball is worth a visit. Laser tag, whirlyball and bowling all available in one place make for some good old fashioned fun for folk looking for something different. This place has a extensive list of craft beers on tap fueling competition to higher and more entertaining levels.
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jDub You
a year ago
Have you ever played? You need to do it at least once. Whirlyball beit for company functions or just friends having fun gives you a legitimate excuse to bump, push, and race your peers. Even if you're terrible and your team loses every round, it's a good time. I am a disadvantaged short arm person but do what I can to run some hard defensive driving. You'll be amazed at how fast your game begins and ends. Other reviews note that the place smells. This is true, it's the smell of competition... and burning electric engine parts along with burnt rubber. You kind sorta get used to it after 5 minutes but I could see how it could cause some sensitive noses some grief. This place has a bar ... they also have a kitchen but I urge you to stick to *simple* drinks at the bar. Think mid-shelf liquor XYZ and soda or stick to beer. They have a pretty good tap list. I did see that they are trying to charge "cover" on weekend nights if you're not scheduled to play. That's pretty ridiculous.
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Jess Mean
a year ago
If you live in Chicago long enough you'll come here for a team building outing or birthday party. The building is located off of an industrial strip of Fullerton and is partitioned off into sections for WhirlyBall, arcade games and laser tag. The facilities leave a bit to be desired (mediocre food, dusty equipment) but the staff is very helpful and after running around you'll stop noticing the shortcomings.
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Jimmy Haynes
3 weeks ago
Laid back atmosphere great drinks great crowd....!
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Kevin Schmeski
7 months ago
Friend had a private party here, two hour package: WhirlyBall court & two bowling lanes. - They would only give us a wristband deal if EVERYONE purchased it including people that were not drinking. -Initially 1 out of our 2 bowling lanes was down and took a very long time to fix. They added the downtime back to our party package but, it didn't matter. The bowling lanes would shut down or restart sporadically during game play. -WhirlyBall progressively got worse. The first two games were fun for everyone. By the end of the night the Ref/Service Tech were pushing the bumper cars around the court because they wouldn't function properly. -Service was poor -Parking is a disaster -Really nice building, nice furniture, clean, -Go to Lombard Whirlyball instead.
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Dima Danylevych
a year ago
I have had fun playing there. Friendly stuff, decent price. The only thing I didn't like was that the place is king of old and it needs some renewal. Nevertheless, I had a lot of fun, and that's why it's 5 stars.
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Rick Foresee
a year ago
Whirlyball is an awesome sporting experience. Came to a friends birthday party here a few months ago. The place was packed, but we got on the court right on schedule. Had plenty of time to hang, eat some decent food, and drink some great beers before and after the 1 hour long Whirlyball session. Great prices, great people, great place.
Response from the owner - a year ago
We appreciate the review Rick! Great to hear that you had a fun time. Enjoy your weekend & we look forward to seeing you again soon!