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  • Architectural History Tour

    Today

    10:00 AM CST

    Kayak Chicago

    Architectural History Tour

    Kayak Chicago

    Architectural History Tour
    Architectural History Tour available every day, May through October. 

  • Architecture River Tour from Navy Pier

    Today

    11:45 AM CST

    Shoreline Architecture and Sightseeing Cruises

    Architecture River Tour from Navy Pier

    Shoreline Architecture and Sightseeing Cruises

    Architecture River Tour from Navy Pier
    Our expert guides will share an insider’s glimpse into the buildings, architecture, and engineering that made Chicago famous as the birthplace of the skyscraper and home of modern American architecture. Nothing is more impressive than this world-renowned architecture as seen from the Chicago River on an architecture tour! Features include; Tribune Tower, Wrigley Building, Trump Tower, Marina City; more than 40 Chicago landmarks.

  • Disney's Aladdin

    Today

    2:00 PM CST

    Disney's Aladdin, April 11 - September 10

    Disney's Aladdin

    Disney's Aladdin, April 11 - September 10

    Disney's Aladdin
    Come see the timeless story of Disney's Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. Relive the story of Aladdin, a street rat who hopes to woo the beautiful Princess Jasmine with the help of a magical genie. Playing at the Cadillac Palace Theatre

  • Architecture River Tour From Michigan Ave

    Today

    2:15 PM CST

    Shoreline Architecture and Sightseeing Cruises

    Architecture River Tour From Michigan Ave

    Shoreline Architecture and Sightseeing Cruises

    Architecture River Tour From Michigan Ave
    Our expert guides will share an insider’s glimpse into the buildings, architecture, and engineering that made Chicago famous as the birthplace of the skyscraper and home of modern American architecture. Nothing is more impressive than this world-renowned architecture as seen from the Chicago River on an architecture tour! Features include; Tribune Tower, Wrigley Building, Trump Tower, Marina City; more than 40 Chicago landmarks.

  • Architectural History Tour

    Today

    3:00 PM CST

    Kayak Chicago

    Architectural History Tour

    Kayak Chicago

    Architectural History Tour
    Architectural History Tour available every day, May through October. 

  • Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs - Crosstown Classic

    Today

    7:10 PM CST

    Chicago White Sox

    Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs - Crosstown Classic

    Chicago White Sox

    Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs - Crosstown Classic
    Crosstown Classic - Watch the Chicago White Sox take on the Chicago Cubs at Guaranteed Rate Field. First 10,000 fans will receive a Chicago White Sox lunch cooler presented by United Airlines.

  • Fireworks Paddle

    Today

    7:15 PM CST

    Kayak Chicago

    Fireworks Paddle

    Kayak Chicago

    Fireworks Paddle
    Enjoy a Fireworks Paddle, all summer long. Space fills up fast, register today. 

  • Disney's Aladdin

    Today

    7:30 PM CST

    Disney's Aladdin, April 11 - September 10

    Disney's Aladdin

    Disney's Aladdin, April 11 - September 10

    Disney's Aladdin
    Come see the timeless story of Disney's Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. Relive the story of Aladdin, a street rat who hopes to woo the beautiful Princess Jasmine with the help of a magical genie. Playing at the Cadillac Palace Theatre

  • Drunk Science

    Today

    8:00 PM CST

    The Comedy Bar

    Drunk Science

    The Comedy Bar

    Drunk Science
    Sean Flannery presents Drunk Science, a comedy show about the science of what happens to the brain when you drink. Ever wonder what causes a blackout, why you crave greasy food after drinking, why your ex is suddenly more attractive? Find out through science, funny anecdotes, pictures, and more.

  • 3D Fireworks Cruise

    Today

    8:30 PM EST

    Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline

    3D Fireworks Cruise

    Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline

    3D Fireworks Cruise
    What's better than seeing Chicago's fireworks at night on the water? Seeing them in 3D! Mercury's 3D Fireworks Cruise gives you a front row seat to this summer spectacle, with a pre-fireworks lively lakefront tour of the nighttime skyline and free “3D” glasses that give Chicago’s fireworks display an extra sparkle! It’s a night you and your family will never forget. 

  • Fireworks Paddle

    Today

    8:30 PM CST

    Urban Kayaks Tours and Rentals

    Fireworks Paddle

    Urban Kayaks Tours and Rentals

    Fireworks Paddle
    Watch the fireworks light up the sky and reflect off the water from a one-man or tandem kayak. See the city canyon lit up at night as certified professionals lead guests from Riverwalk to Navy Pier for an amazing fireworks show. 

  • AON Summer Fireworks

    Today

    9:30 PM CST

    Navy Pier

    AON Summer Fireworks

    Navy Pier

    AON Summer Fireworks
    Whether watching from the dock or an evening cruise, enjoy spectacular fireworks perfectly synchronized to music on Lake Michigan. Experience explosions of color and magic biweekly throughout the summer.

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About The Area

When Mrs. O'Leary's cow burned down the city of Chicago in 1871, there was no time wasted in building it back up bigger and better than before. "The Windy City" offers you culture, sports and delicious food, all with the...MORE

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  • Architectural History Tour

    Today

    10:00 AM CST

    Kayak Chicago

    Architectural History Tour

    Kayak Chicago

    Architectural History Tour
    Architectural History Tour available every day, May through October. 

  • Architecture River Tour from Navy Pier

    Today

    11:45 AM CST

    Shoreline Architecture and Sightseeing Cruises

    Architecture River Tour from Navy Pier

    Shoreline Architecture and Sightseeing Cruises

    Architecture River Tour from Navy Pier
    Our expert guides will share an insider’s glimpse into the buildings, architecture, and engineering that made Chicago famous as the birthplace of the skyscraper and home of modern American architecture. Nothing is more impressive than this world-renowned architecture as seen from the Chicago River on an architecture tour! Features include; Tribune Tower, Wrigley Building, Trump Tower, Marina City; more than 40 Chicago landmarks.

  • Disney's Aladdin

    Today

    2:00 PM CST

    Disney's Aladdin, April 11 - September 10

    Disney's Aladdin

    Disney's Aladdin, April 11 - September 10

    Disney's Aladdin
    Come see the timeless story of Disney's Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. Relive the story of Aladdin, a street rat who hopes to woo the beautiful Princess Jasmine with the help of a magical genie. Playing at the Cadillac Palace Theatre

  • Architecture River Tour From Michigan Ave

    Today

    2:15 PM CST

    Shoreline Architecture and Sightseeing Cruises

    Architecture River Tour From Michigan Ave

    Shoreline Architecture and Sightseeing Cruises

    Architecture River Tour From Michigan Ave
    Our expert guides will share an insider’s glimpse into the buildings, architecture, and engineering that made Chicago famous as the birthplace of the skyscraper and home of modern American architecture. Nothing is more impressive than this world-renowned architecture as seen from the Chicago River on an architecture tour! Features include; Tribune Tower, Wrigley Building, Trump Tower, Marina City; more than 40 Chicago landmarks.

  • Architectural History Tour

    Today

    3:00 PM CST

    Kayak Chicago

    Architectural History Tour

    Kayak Chicago

    Architectural History Tour
    Architectural History Tour available every day, May through October. 

  • Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs - Crosstown Classic

    Today

    7:10 PM CST

    Chicago White Sox

    Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs - Crosstown Classic

    Chicago White Sox

    Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs - Crosstown Classic
    Crosstown Classic - Watch the Chicago White Sox take on the Chicago Cubs at Guaranteed Rate Field. First 10,000 fans will receive a Chicago White Sox lunch cooler presented by United Airlines.

  • Fireworks Paddle

    Today

    7:15 PM CST

    Kayak Chicago

    Fireworks Paddle

    Kayak Chicago

    Fireworks Paddle
    Enjoy a Fireworks Paddle, all summer long. Space fills up fast, register today. 

  • Disney's Aladdin

    Today

    7:30 PM CST

    Disney's Aladdin, April 11 - September 10

    Disney's Aladdin

    Disney's Aladdin, April 11 - September 10

    Disney's Aladdin
    Come see the timeless story of Disney's Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. Relive the story of Aladdin, a street rat who hopes to woo the beautiful Princess Jasmine with the help of a magical genie. Playing at the Cadillac Palace Theatre

  • Drunk Science

    Today

    8:00 PM CST

    The Comedy Bar

    Drunk Science

    The Comedy Bar

    Drunk Science
    Sean Flannery presents Drunk Science, a comedy show about the science of what happens to the brain when you drink. Ever wonder what causes a blackout, why you crave greasy food after drinking, why your ex is suddenly more attractive? Find out through science, funny anecdotes, pictures, and more.

  • 3D Fireworks Cruise

    Today

    8:30 PM EST

    Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline

    3D Fireworks Cruise

    Mercury, Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline

    3D Fireworks Cruise
    What's better than seeing Chicago's fireworks at night on the water? Seeing them in 3D! Mercury's 3D Fireworks Cruise gives you a front row seat to this summer spectacle, with a pre-fireworks lively lakefront tour of the nighttime skyline and free “3D” glasses that give Chicago’s fireworks display an extra sparkle! It’s a night you and your family will never forget. 

  • Fireworks Paddle

    Today

    8:30 PM CST

    Urban Kayaks Tours and Rentals

    Fireworks Paddle

    Urban Kayaks Tours and Rentals

    Fireworks Paddle
    Watch the fireworks light up the sky and reflect off the water from a one-man or tandem kayak. See the city canyon lit up at night as certified professionals lead guests from Riverwalk to Navy Pier for an amazing fireworks show. 

  • AON Summer Fireworks

    Today

    9:30 PM CST

    Navy Pier

    AON Summer Fireworks

    Navy Pier

    AON Summer Fireworks
    Whether watching from the dock or an evening cruise, enjoy spectacular fireworks perfectly synchronized to music on Lake Michigan. Experience explosions of color and magic biweekly throughout the summer.

Show more

About The Area

When Mrs. O'Leary's cow burned down the city of Chicago in 1871, there was no time wasted in building it back up bigger and better than before. "The Windy City" offers you culture, sports and delicious food, all with the famed friendliness that Chicagoans are known for.

Whatever your sport of choice, you'll find a strong sports culture here. With the Black Hawks, Bears, Cubs, Bulls and White Sox, there's never a lull in the action. Whether you're digging into a classic Chicago-style deep dish pizza, exploring its mobster past, or enjoying a game at iconic Wrigley Field, you'll never grow bored in this city.

Don't forget to check out the amazing parks, explore Navy Pier and take a trip to see "The Bean" because it just wouldn't be Chicago without it.

WHAT'S NEARBY?

Wisconsin: Milwaukee

Missouri: St Louis

Other States & Provinces: Illinois Indiana Michigan Missouri Wisconsin

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