The Other Side

The Other Side is a nonprofit organization in Crystal Lake, Illinois, registered as a 501(c)3, dedicated to helping people in the McHenry County and Chicagoland area. The Other Side is the first step in establishing a series of programs to address the needs of young people in these areas.

At The Other Side, there are several forms of entertainment available throughout the week, including events that are hosted on a monthly basis. There are also several lounge areas used for casual gatherings on the weekends. Games include a pool table, ping-pong table, bag toss set, darts, and video games that are available during operating hours.

For larger events, The Other Side utilizes the professional lighting, sound system, and custom stage to get the crowd in the mood to party. The atmosphere is great for live music, karaoke, open mic nights, comedy, and dances. The Other Side and its members work together to provide a healthy and positive experience for those who are part of our fellowship.



8pm to Midnight


8pm to 2am


8pm to 2am

Sun - Wed



  • Music4Martin-March 8, 2015 @ 3:30PM

    Mar 2015
    - 3:30PM -

    Music4Martin FlyerMaterial Things Artisan Market is a huge supporter of The Other Side and is hosting an amazing event we hope everyone will check out!!!

    Come out to Grace Lutheran Sunday March 8th at 3:30 and help us celebrate the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. There will be spoken word, song and dance, all performed by a multi age troupe of community members. Your attendance will support our local youth’s efforts and talents, remind us all of the ongoing relevance of Dr.King’s legacy AND provide you with a toe tapping, hand clapping, good time. See you on the 8th!