This December 21st — the longest night of the year — it’s time to prove once and for all that the Best Night of Your Life wasn’t that one time Elisabeth Shue babysat you in 1987. To help, we’re rounding up the city’s most Thrillist-approved spots to get your BNOYL on, from the happiest of happy hours, to the greasiest of late-night eats, to way, way, WAY more. Today we check in with a list of Chicago’s best clubs and another chance to fully map out a perfect evening with our itinerary builder.

 Studio Paris
Studio Paris
River North
Often regarded as THE definitive nightclub in Chi, this iconically glass-roofed space hosts some of the biggest names in EDM, including Tiesto, deadmau5, and Calvin Harris.