Want to know what’s happening this weekend in Chicago? Look no further. As Chicago continues to safely reopen, there’s a whole calendar of exciting events, exhibits, and activities taking place all over the city. This weekend, you can step inside a cutting-edge art exhibits, soak up the sun at a spring flower show, enjoy world-renowned opera at home, and so much more.

Check out just a few of the top things to do this weekend in Chicago, June 11 – 13.

Old Town Art Fair
June 12 - 13
Old Town Art Fair

The Old Town Art Fair takes place on Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, 2021 in the heart of the charming Old Town Triangle Historic District.…

Saturday June 12, 2021 — Sunday June 13, 2021
Old Town
1500 N. Wells Street
Navy Pier fireworks
June 12
Navy Pier fireworks

Navy Pier is back and resuming their beloved summer fireworks series! Catch the fireworks every Saturday in May.

Saturday May 8, 2021 Saturday September 4, 2021

Navy Pier

600 E. Grand Ave.

Chinatown Lunch Tour
June 4 - 6
Chinatown Lunch Tour

On our #1 TripAdvisor Rated Chinatown Adventure, you’ll enjoy seated dining at five restaurants and bakeries featuring upscale Chinese recipes while navigating Chicago’s historic Chinatown…

Sunday June 13, 2021 — Tuesday November 30, 2021
Chinatown
2200 S. Wentworth
Urban Kayak tours
June 11 - 13
Urban Kayak tours

Explore the Chicago River or lakefront on these kayaking tours for all levels. Choose from historic tours, sunset tours, fireworks tour, and more.

Friday May 28, 2021 Saturday September 4, 2021

Urban Kayaks
Chicago Riverwalk & Monroe Harbor

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals
June 11 - 13
Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Catch the Cubs play their rivals, the St. Louis Cardinals, all weekend long at historic Wrigley Field.

Friday June 11, 2021 Sunday June 13, 2021

Wrigley Field
1060 W. Addison St., Chicago

Frida Kahlo: Timeless
June 11 - 13
Frida Kahlo: Timeless

The exhibition, on view June 5 to Sept. 6, 2021, will be the largest Frida Kahlo exhibition in the Chicago area in more than 40…

Saturday June 5, 2021 — Monday September 6, 2021
Cleve Carney Museum
425 Fawell Blvd
Human + Nature at Morton Arboretum
June 11 - 13
Human + Nature at Morton Arboretum

The Morton Arboretum’s next major exhibition, Human+Nature by internationally renowned sculpture artist Daniel Popper of South Africa, will highlight the deep connections between people and trees. Five large-scale, 20- to 26-foot-tall sculptures will be featured amid the Arboretum’s magnificent and mature tree collections. Human+Nature will be included with Arboretum admission.

Friday May 28, 2021

Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532

Art on theMART
June 11 - 13
Art on theMART

Join us on the Chicago Riverwalk nightly at 8:30 & 9:00 p.m. to view the Spring 2021 Projection Program. Artwork includes the Adler Planetarium's Astrographics and a…

Saturday June 12, 2021 — Sunday July 4, 2021
theMART
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh
June 11 - 13
Immersive Art Space LP presents Immersive Van Gogh

Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago, a new venue within Chicago’s recently renovated landmark Germania Club Building, will open Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 with the U.S. premiere of…

Sunday June 13, 2021 — Sunday November 28, 2021
Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Place
108 W. Germania Pl.
Drag Story Hour at WNDR Museum
June 13
Drag Story Hour at WNDR Museum

WNDR Museum has partnered with A Queer Pride and Chicago Public Library (CPL) for an enhanced museum experience featuring reading with Drag Queens! As you…

Sunday June 13, 2021
wndr museum
1130 W Monroe St.
Yannis Tsarouchis: Dancing in Real Life
June 11 - 13
Yannis Tsarouchis: Dancing in Real Life

Wrightwood 659 is pleased to host the first U.S. exhibition devoted to the work of Yannis Tsarouchis (1910–1989), widely regarded as one of the greatest Greek painters of the…

Saturday June 12, 2021 — Saturday July 31, 2021
Wrightwood 659
659 W. Wrightwood Avenue
The Northman Live Music Summer Series
June 11 - 13
The Northman Live Music Summer Series

The Northman Summer Music Series will run daily on our Pergola Stage, Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. The FREE live music series by the…

Sunday June 13, 2021 — Monday September 6, 2021
The Northman Beer & Cider Garden on The Riverwalk
233 East Riverwalk
Gateway to the West Loop Food Tour
June 11 - 13
Gateway to the West Loop Food Tour

On our #1 TripAdvisor Rated Gateway To The West Loop Food Tour, you’ll experience an impressive introduction and subsequent deep dive into the West Loop’s…

Saturday June 12, 2021 — Tuesday November 30, 2021
West Loop
Washington & Morgan
June 11 - 13
African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard
June 11 - 13
African Diaspora: Chicago | An Exhibition Curated by Gallery Guichard

Gallery Guichard, the most notable and respected gallery in Bronzeville — the largest African American art district in the country — is located on the…

Sunday June 13, 2021 — Thursday November 25, 2021
One Two Pru
180 North Stetson Avenue
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes
June 11 - 13
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes

Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes celebrates Marvel history with more than 300 artifacts including original comic book pages, sculptures, interactive displays and costumes and props…

Sunday June 13, 2021 — Sunday October 24, 2021
Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Dr.
Get Growing! Expo – North Lawndale
June 12
Get Growing! Expo – North Lawndale

Get Growing! Expo Offers Educational Workshops And Interactive Gardening Exhibits and Plant Shopping at Michigan Avenue’s Pioneer Court, North Lawndale’s Stone Temple Baptist Church And…

Sunday June 13, 2021 — Sunday June 13, 2021
Stone Temple Baptist Church
3607 W Douglas Boulevard
Downtown Interior Architecture Walking Tour (“The World Within”)
June 12
Downtown Interior Architecture Walking Tour (“The World Within”)

Did you know that the #1-ranked tour in Chicago out of 340+ on TripAdvisor is a woman-owned small business consisting of ONLY ONE full-time employee…

Saturday June 12, 2021 — Saturday December 18, 2021
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
June 11 - 13
Live on the Lake! at Navy Pier
June 11 - 13
Live on the Lake! at Navy Pier

Spend your weekend at the Navy Pier Beer Garden and enjoy a diverse array of musical performances. Navy Pier’s weekly live music series features Chicago's…

Saturday June 12, 2021 — Saturday August 14, 2021
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago Dance Month
June 11 - 13
Chicago Dance Month

See Chicago Dance, the dance industry's nonprofit service organization, is proud to announce that this June will see the return of its popular annual offering,…

Saturday June 12, 2021 — Saturday September 4, 2021
Multiple Locations
Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Overture
June 11 - 13
Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Overture

In the final in-person concert of the 2020/21 season, celebrated conductor Edo de Waart leads a program that offers a prelude to live music in…

Saturday June 12, 2021

220 S. Michigan Ave.

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