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Groupon Announces $99 “Locals Only” Big Events Package: Movie Night at Wrigley Field & Counting Crows / Fireworks Spectacular

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Groupon Announces $99 “Locals Only” Big Events Package: Movie Night at Wrigley Field & Counting Crows / Fireworks Spectacular12:17 EDT Tuesday, June 12, 2012 CHICAGO (Business Wire) -- Today, Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) ( introduces a Locals-Only Camp Groupon Big Events package. On sale exclusively at, $99 tickets grant exclusive access to a side of the Windy City rarely seen by even the most in-the-know Chicagoans: Movie Night at Wrigley Field: One lawn-seat ticket to see the legendary Chicago flick The Blues Brothers under the stars at Wrigley Field Friday, July 6 Counting Crows at Navy Pier: An invitation to a private party at Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom on Saturday, July 7, with performances by Counting Crows and Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, including an open bar, snacks, and post-Fourth of July fireworks show “This is an iconic weekend local residents are sure to remember for years to come,” said Sean Smyth, SVP of Business Development, Groupon. “What better way to celebrate America and the fun of summer nights than an evening at the Friendly Confines or under the fireworks at Navy Pier?” Last summer, Groupon proudly hosted the first-ever Movie Night at Wrigley Field, with thousands of local subscribers enjoying the classic film Ferris Bueller's Day Off and dancing in the outfield to the movie's iconic music montage Twist ‘n Shout. The Big Events package is hosted as part of the larger Camp Groupon event series happening July 6-8, featuring first-class meals and activities from Chicago's favorite Groupon merchants. For more information on Camp Groupon, visit About Groupon Groupon, launched in November 2008 in Chicago, features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, eat, see and buy in 48 countries around the world. Groupon works with selected business partners to create a win-win proposition for business and consumers, delivering more than 1,000 daily deals globally. To subscribe for the best deals in your city, visit To learn how to become a featured business, visit GrouponKate Gleason,