Mackey’s Hideout

Mackey’s Hideout

Video Gaming at Mackey’s Hideout in McHenry, IL

Mackey’s Hideout is McHenry, IL’s favorite spot to listen to live music, enjoy the latest craft beer, and go on a video gaming hot streak. With at least one live show a week, there’s always a great jam band or solo performance to catch here.

The real adventure starts in the video gaming center. When you’re looking for video gaming in McHenry, Mackey’s Hideout is a great choice. Register for the Player PAYBACK™ rewards program, sign on over several days, and you accrue $5 in match play. You can also earn and stack up J&J Gaming points for merchandise.

Food, Drinks, & Entertainment in McHenry

Mackey’s Hideout has been owned and operated by Bill Mackey for over a decade. Previously known as the Swords Saloon, Mackey’s building has been around for nearly half a century. Mackey’s decor has an authentic and colorful hippie vibe made complete by a groovy staff and customer base.

Attend a concert at their indoor stage or sizable outdoor patio and pavilion. Live performances are a fusion of original and cover rock and roll, folk, blues, and psychedelic rock.It’s even the home of the Troubadourium indoor music event, where solo performers or modern-day “troubadours” play front and center. Mackey’s also hosts open mic and karaoke nights.

Although Mackey’s is best known for its video poker and slots, beer, and music, they also offer their hungry guests pizza and additional entertainment as well. In between music sets or video gaming rounds, you can play darts or a quick tune on the jukebox. Food, entertainment and gaming near McHenry just got serious!

Mackey’s genuine esthetic, amazing video gaming setup, broad beer selection, and phenomenal performances keep McHenry locals and music lovers coming back for more. For upcoming shows, follow Mackey’s Hideout on Facebook and check out their full music schedule on their website.


(815) 363-7040


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Player PAYBACK™ $5 Match Play Offer and Free Appetizer Offer.

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