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Welcome to the city that feels like home


Welcome to THE city that feels like home

Chicago is a city unlike any other. We’ve got the architectural marvels, world-class museums, dynamic entertainment, and award-winning dining scene you’d expect from one of the world’s greatest cities. But we’re more than just another big city — our welcoming residents, inclusive neighborhoods, and Midwestern soul truly make Chicago the city that feels like home.

Explore our city, find things to do, start planning your trip, and discover your own unique Chicago style.


Voted Best Large City in the U.S. three years in a row!

First-time visitor guide

Make the most of your first trip to Chicago with these top things to see and do.

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Halloween in Chicago

Check out Halloween events in Chicago, from spooky to spectacular.

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Black Fine Art Month

Celebrate the past, present, and future of Black art.

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Voted Best Large City in the U.S. three years in a row!

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Welcome to Chicago

A message from Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot

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Art & architecture events

Explore Open House Chicago, SOFA, the Chicago Architecture Biennial, and more.

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Home to unique neighborhoods

Our city’s neighborhoods each have their own distinct vibe, culture, and history. Explore them and find your #ChicagoHome.

Cloudgate (The Bean) at night

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