Want to know what’s happening this weekend in Chicago? Look no further. There’s a whole calendar of exciting events, exhibits, and activities taking place all over the city this month in Chicago.

This weekend in Chicago is a jam-packed one, with jaw-dropping art and architecture events, culinary celebrations, riveting live theatre, family-friendly fun, exhilarating live music, outdoor adventures, and so much more.

Check out just a few of the top things to do this weekend in Chicago, March 1 – 3, 2024. Please note that all events are subject to change.

More than March – An Evening with Leading Womxn Entrepreneurs in Chicago’s Food and Beverage Spaces
Mar1
More than March – An Evening with Leading Womxn Entrepreneurs in Chicago’s Food and Beverage Spaces

“More Than March” is Chicago’s woman-power celebration of the year.  Tasting stations & diva cocktails by 30+ leading Let’s Talk Womxn restaurateurs. DJ, black &…

Friday March 1, 2024
Moe's Cantina
155 W Kinzie Street
Chicago Fire FC vs. FC Cincinnati
March 2
Chicago Fire FC vs. FC Cincinnati

Chicago Fire FC vs. FC Cincinnati Kickoff at 7:30 p.m. CT

Saturday March 2, 2024
Museum of Science and Industry
Mar2
Brewsology Beer Fest

The Brewsology Beer Fest is the boozy hybrid of your middle school museum field trip. Taking over the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry after hours, the event will feature dozens of local craft breweries and cideries. Attendees will have access throughout the museum with beer samplings included with admission.

Saturday March 2, 2024

5700 South DuSable Lakeshore Drive

Trinity Irish Dance Company
March 3
Trinity Irish Dance Company

Under the lead of Mark Howard, founding artistic director/choreographer – and recent inductee into the 2023 Irish American Hall of Fame – Chicago’s beloved Trinity…

Sunday March 3, 2024
Auditorium Theatre
50 E Ida B Wells Dr, Chicago, IL, 60605
Chicago Polar Plunge
March 3
Chicago Polar Plunge

The “must-attend” winter event in the city of Chicago – the Chicago Polar Plunge – returns to North Avenue Beach on Sunday, March 3rd, as…

Sunday March 3, 2024
North Avenue Beach
1600 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Spring Flower Show: What’s In A Name?
March 1 – 3
Spring Flower Show: What’s In A Name?

This year’s Spring Flower Show, What’s in a Name?, explains the history and science of botanical nomenclature alongside a beautiful flower show full of blooms.  Plant names are an…

Garfield Park

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March 1 – 3, 2024
Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N. Central Park Ave.
Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice
March 1 – 3
Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice

Immerse yourself in Dark Testament: A Century of Black Writers on Justice and honor the significant contributions of Black writers to American literature and history. Explore racial…

March 1 – 3, 2023
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Ferris Bueller Movie Tour at the Art Institute of Chicago
March 2
Ferris Bueller Movie Tour at the Art Institute of Chicago

Get up close with artwork featured in the classic Chicago movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off In the beloved 1980s teen comedy Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,…

March 2, 2023
Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave.
The Matchbox Magic Flute
March 1 – 3
The Matchbox Magic Flute

In her acclaimed signature style, Mary Zimmerman conceives a brand new theatrical adaptation of Mozart’s beloved opera. Playful and imaginative, it’s big music in a…

March 1 – 3, 2024
Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn St.
McCormick Tribune Ice Rink
March 1 – 3
McCormick Tribune Ice Rink

Ice skating at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park, presented by Hilton, returns November 17 through March 3 (weather permitting). DCASE presents free…

Nov. 17, 2023 – March 3, 2024
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
a home what howls (or the house what was ravine)
March 2
a home what howls (or the house what was ravine)

A coyote howling. A home in disarray. A young woman alone. In Matthew Paul Olmos’ world premiere, Soledad Vargas is in the city, fighting for…

March 2, 2024
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
1650 N. Halsted St. , Chicago, IL, 60614
Eclectic Full Contact Theatre Patchwork New Play Festival 2024
March 1 – 3
Eclectic Full Contact Theatre Patchwork New Play Festival 2024

The Patchwork New Play Festival is a celebration of new one-act plays, this year all based around the theme of Metamorphosis. Nine plays will be…

March 1 – 3, 2024
The Edge Theater
5451 N Broadway Ave, Chicago, IL, 60640
Blomstedt Conducts Beethoven 7
March 1 – 2
Blomstedt Conducts Beethoven 7

Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony is treasured by generations of music fans for its whirling dance rhythms and majestic Allegretto movement. It is a calling card for…

Friday March 1, 2024
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Aoife Scott
Mar2
Aoife Scott

Aoife Scott returns to The Mayfair Theatre at the Irish American Heritage Center on March 2nd at 7:00. Award-winning folk singer Aoife Scott is a…

Saturday March 2, 2024
The Mayfair Theatre at the Irish American Heritage Center
4626 North Knox Avenue
Shakespeare’s R & J
March 1 – 3
Shakespeare’s R & J

Four young female prep school students, tired of going through the usual drill of conjugating Latin and other tedious school routines, decide to vary their…

Feb. 23 – March 24
Pride Arts Center
4139 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL, 60613
Indigenous Portraits Unbound: Reflections on iconic images of resilience.
March 1 – 3
Indigenous Portraits Unbound: Reflections on iconic images of resilience.

Take a closer look at one of the most imposing, influential, and expensive books published in the United States before the Civil War, Thomas McKenney…

Nov. 28 – March 30, 2024
Newberry Library
60 W Walton Street

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