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  • Foreigner, Carmel choir rock sold-out Genesee Theatre

  • 103.9 The Fox presents the Genesee Theatre Battle of the Bands

  • Second mariachi opera plays in Waukegan, Chicago

  • Local Craig Ferguson shows pushed back to May


Area Hotels

Courtyard Marriott Waukegan

3800 Northpoint Blvd
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 689-8000


Package includes:

  • Deluxe accommodations
  • Transportation to/from the Genesee Theatre
  • Two complimentary cocktails and one appetizer from The Bistro
  • Late check-out

Enjoy a night on the town starting at $114!

Be sure that promotional code XY0 appears in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making your online reservation, or call 1-800-228-9290 in the US and ask for promotional code XY0.  For toll-free numbers outside the US please click here.

Terms and Conditions
Valid Friday - Saturday through 08/01/14. Package available on weekends only.  Limited number of rooms are available for this promotion.  Tax is additional. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotions. Blackout dates may apply. Advance reservations required. Other restrictions apply. Rates are per room, per night and based on availability at the time of reservations.

Candlewood Suites

1151 South Waukegan Road
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 278-9079

$15 off Sunday – Wednesday/$10 off Thursday – Saturday. Discount is based upon best available rate. Must show Genesee Tickets at check-in. Reservations can be made by visiting here.

Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express

611 Lakehurst Road
Waukegan, Illinois 60085
(847) 473-4400
Illinois Beach Resort & Conference Center

Illinois Beach Resort & Conference Center

1 Lake Front Drive
Zion, Illinois 60099

Nestled along the coastline of Lake Michigan on 4,100 acres of natural beauty in a protected state park, the Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center will sweep you away from the hustle and bustle of metropolitan life and into a scenic paradise.  The resort is the only hotel in the state of Illinois located directly on the shores of Lake Michigan.  Located in Zion Illinois we are just 40 minutes from both Chicago and Milwaukee and only 15 minutes from Six Flags, Genesee Theatre & Gurnee Mills Outlet Mall.

Genesee Theatre Package

Recapture the Romance…sand, surf, sunrises after a night out.

 Package includes: 

- Lakeview Room for 2 adults

 - 1 bottle of champagne or sparkling juice in guestroom

 -Chocolate Covered Strawberries and Rose Petals on Bed

 - $40.00 Voucher towards Dinner for 2 in the Lakeside Restaurant

 - $15.00 Voucher towards Breakfast for 2 in the Morning

 Rate: $169 & up Sunday-Thursday

           $189 & up Friday/ Saturday


 10% discount on any room or suite when you show your Genesee Theatre Ticket stub.


Residence Inn Waukegan/Gurnee

1440 S White Oak Dr
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 689-9240

It's not a room. It's a Residence.™

Residence Inn's all-suite hotels offer spacious studio, 1- and 2-bedroom suites with room to eat, work, and dream. Our suites are designed to provide extended stay travelers with everything they need to thrive on long stays. Plus guests will enjoy complimentary hot breakfast, Wi-Fi, evening socials and grocery delivery service.

Spring Hill Suites

4101 Fountain Square Place
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 688-9800
Super 8 Hotel and Suites

Super 8 Hotel and Suites

5520 Grand Avenue
Gurnee, Illinois 60031

Budget Hotel With Pool, Walking Distance to Six Flags Great America

Check in to our Super 8 Gurnee hotel for great value and convenience. Located off Interstate 94, our hotel is only 30 miles from Chicago O’Hare International Airport and a short drive to the Genesee Theatre. Get the best of your stay and visit Six Flags Great America, located only 1,000 feet across from our hotel.

Each room comes with convenient amenities to help you save travel time. Check your e-mail using free Wi-Fi Internet access and catch up on your favorite show on a 39-inch HDTV in your room. For your convenience each room provides micro-fridge combo.  Free parking for all vehicles is included with your stay.

15% discount upon best available rate.

Days Inn Hotel-Great Lakes

Days Inn Hotel-Great Lakes

3000 North Skokie Highway
Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044

Welcome to a modern budget hotel close to Genesee Theatre (15 mins.)

With our amazing location you are centrally located to all attractions. Located right on Rt .41 and Rt. 137 Buckley Road in the middle of Chicago and Milwaukee, no need to take the exit, we are on the highway! No matter where you are coming from our hotel has the best location

Our hotel provides clean, modern, friendly accommodations with

Low rates great quality
Renovated hotel and guest rooms
Complimentary Breakfast Bar
Complimentary WIFI
100% Non- Smoking
Rooms with one King, Double Queen, and Jacuzzi Suites
Complimentary parking
Fitness center coming soon
Friendly courteous service with a smile


15 mins from Genesee Theatre
10 mins from Six Flags Great America
10 mins from Gurnee Mills

One of our Front desk hosts will be more than happy to assist your with your reservations and area information.

Call us today  at 847-887-9000 to book your room.

When booking mention discount code: “LO4”

Best Western Plus The Inn & Suites at Market Square

2723 Sheridan Road
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 872-4000

Just 10 minutes north of Genesee Theatre on Sheridan Road.

- One night stay in one of our Executive Suites
- One bottle of complimentary wine chilled in room
- 20% off coupon to a local restaurant
- Complimentary hot breakfast
Total Package for two only $179.99

Guest is responsible for purchasing Genesee Theatre tickets separately. Visit the Box Office at 203 N. Genesee Street or go to to purchase tickets online. 10% discount on any room or suite when you show your Genesee Theatre Ticket stub, Thursday – Sunday.

The Lotus Suites

4555 W. Yorkhouse Road
Wadsworth, IL 60083
(847) 596-8936

The Lotus Suites is conveniently located on a pastoral campus between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, just minutes from the Genesee Theatre, Gurnee Mills Mall and  in Gurnee, Illinois and Lakeside Plaza in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. We are steps away from the famous Midlane Golf Resort, and minutes from Six Flags Great America Theme Park, Lake Michigan, the Des Plaines Canoe Launch  (also a great place for cross country skiing), Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Waukegan Executive Airport, Waukegan Sports Park, and world class dining. 


- Includes one night stay
- Complimentary hot breakfast in bed


Hampton Inn Chicago

5550 Grand Ave.
Gurnee, IL 60031
(847) 662-1100

Visit the web site at or call 847-662-1100 for reservations or additional information.

15% off Best Available Rate, Thursday-Sun evenings for Genesee Patrons
10% off at Timothy O’Toole’s Pub for Genesee patrons

Genesee Patrons must show theatre tickets on night of show or up to 30 days after show date to receive 15% lodging discount. Not valid with other discounts through AAA, AARP, etc.