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Democratic National Convention


Aug. 19 – 22, 2024

Chicago is proud to welcome the 2024 Democratic National Convention to our great city. While you’re here, we invite you to discover our award-winning restaurants, iconic attractions, stunning outdoor spaces, rich cultural scene, vibrant neighborhoods, and welcoming and inclusive spirit — and experience why Chicago has been named Best Big City in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler readers for a record-breaking seventh consecutive year.

Dive deeper into Chicago during the DNC

Make the most of your time in Chicago throughout the Democratic National Convention by discovering the city’s vibrant neighborhoods, rich cultural experiences, and inclusive communities.

Fall in love with summer in Chicago

Experience the unmatched energy of summer in Chicago. Check out the top things to do this August, from sandy beaches to rooftop bars and beyond.

Offshore Rooftop Bar
Dine on the waterfront

Explore lakefront restaurants, from casual beach cafes to the world's largest rooftop bar.

Offshore Rooftop

Chicago Riverwalk
Explore the Riverwalk

Chicago's bustling riverfront is home to breezy patios, public art, and stunning views of the surrounding city.

Chicago Riverwalk

Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
Take a boat cruise

Discover the city's fascinating history while cruising our stunning waterfronts on an architecture boat tour.

Chicago's First Lady

LondonHouse rooftop bar
Enjoy scenic rooftops

Admire jaw-dropping skyline views while sipping cocktails at these rooftop bars and restaurants.

LH Rooftop

Hit the beach

Soak in the sun on our pristine lakefront, lined with miles and miles of sandy beaches.

Rainbow Beach

Find outdoor adventures

Bike, rock climb, swim, paddleboard, or kayak — our outdoor spaces are filled with adventures.

Chicago River

Chicago’s Lakefront Trail
Explore the lakefront

This 18-mile pedestrian path hugs Chicago's lakeshore and connects to beaches, parks, museums, and more.

Lakefront Trail

Accessibility in Chicago

Chicago prides itself on being an inclusive and welcoming place to live and visit. Explore accessibility information and resources to help experience Chicago during the Democratic National Convention and beyond.

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About the Chicago Democratic National Convention 2024

The Democratic National Convention will run from Aug. 19 through Aug. 22, 2024.
The Democratic National Convention 2024 will take place at the United Center and other venues throughout Chicago.