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Ice Age Giants
Apr1
Oct30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Ice Age Giants

A long, long time ago—2.6 million years to be exact—the Quaternary Ice Age began and continues today. However, it wasn’t until more recently that entire…

Southwest Suburbs

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Friday April 1
10:00 a.m.Sunday October 30
5:00 p.m.
Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War
May12
Apr1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Life Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War

What happens when a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine is captured during war? Most people aren’t aware of the drastic differences that exist between varying…

Thursday May 12, 2022Saturday April 1, 2023
Pritzker Military Museum & Library
104 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor
Jack’s Big City Ranch
Jun28
Aug27
Tours & Attractions

Jack’s Big City Ranch

We are ‘Big City Ranch’ Chicago. We do a lot of pop up activities in the Chicagoland area. We have pop ups such as Frosty’s,…

Tuesday June 28Saturday August 27
1261 West Le Moyne, Chicago, IL 60642
1261 West Le Moyne
Prince: The Immersive Experience
Aug12
Tours & Attractions

Prince: The Immersive Experience

Chicago will glow purple this summer when Prince: The Immersive Experience makes its worldwide debut on June 9. Presented by Superfly in partnership with The…

Friday August 12
10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
The Shops at North Bridge
540 N Michigan Ave
Chicago Cultural Center Building Tours
Aug12
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Chicago Cultural Center Building Tours

Building Tours reveal the storied history of the landmark Chicago Cultural Center – offered year round on Thursdays and Fridays at 1:15pm. Tours are FREE…

Friday August 12
1:15 p.m.2:15 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Feeling Good: A M.A.D.D Rhythms Tribute to Nina Simone
Aug12
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Feeling Good: A M.A.D.D Rhythms Tribute to Nina Simone

Feeling Good: A M.A.D.D Rhythms Tribute to Nina Simone August 12, 2022 #NightOutInTheParks Homan Square Park 3558 W. Arthington St 6pm FREE Bril Barrett has…

Friday August 12
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Homan Squre Park
3558 W. Arthington St
Prince: The Immersive Experience
Aug13
Tours & Attractions

Prince: The Immersive Experience

Chicago will glow purple this summer when Prince: The Immersive Experience makes its worldwide debut on June 9. Presented by Superfly in partnership with The…

Saturday August 13
10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
The Shops at North Bridge
540 N Michigan Ave
Poemtime
Aug13
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Poemtime

Spend part of your weekend at the Poetry Foundation with Poemtime, a weekly storytime that introduces poetry through fun, interactive readings, songs, and art projects!…

Saturday August 13
10:00 a.m.10:30 p.m.

61 W. Superior St.
Guided Tour the Historic Former Wabash YMCA, the Birthplace of Black History Month
Aug13
Tours & Attractions

Guided Tour the Historic Former Wabash YMCA, the Birthplace of Black History Month

The Wabash Y was the heart of cultural and economic progress for African Americans in the Bronzeville region of Chicago for over half a century…

Saturday August 13
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wabash YMCA
3757 S Wabash Ave
Hyde Park Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago
Aug13
Tours & Attractions

Hyde Park Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago

Hyde Park has long been hailed for its architectural treasures – on this walking tour we’ll look deeper into the details that make up some…

Saturday August 13
10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hyde Park
S. Woodlawn Ave. & Midway Plaisance
Old Town Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago
Aug13
Tours & Attractions

Old Town Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago

Old Town is one of Chicago’s most unique neighborhoods, with a blend of Victorian workers cottages, unique midcentury buildings, and massive modern homes. First built…

Saturday August 13
10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Old Town
1500 N. Wells Street
The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop
Aug13
Tours & Attractions

The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop

Everyone does a boat tour when they visit Chicago. But as fun as that is, it’s a very tiny sliver of what Chicago has to…

Saturday August 13
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Architectural Brunch on the Chicago River
Aug13
Tours & Attractions

Architectural Brunch on the Chicago River

Experience the best of Chicago with a Premier Plus Architectural Brunch Cruise and spend your afternoon on the Chicago River with dining, bottomless mimosas, picturesque…

Saturday August 13
12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Chicago River
151 E Wacker Dr
Clarke House Museum Tours
Aug13
Tours & Attractions

Clarke House Museum Tours

The Clarke House Museum is Chicago’s oldest home. Tours of this 1836 Greek Revival-style house reveal what life was like for a middle class family…

Saturday August 13
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Clarke House Museum
1827 S. Indiana Ave.
Beyond the Boat: Explore the Stunning Interiors of Famous Chicago River Tour Buildings
Aug13
Tours & Attractions

Beyond the Boat: Explore the Stunning Interiors of Famous Chicago River Tour Buildings

This 2-hour walking (not boat) tour shows you some of the best buildings along the Chicago River up close — taking you closer than any…

Saturday August 13
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Aug13
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

The Dinner Detective is an interactive murder mystery set in present day and based on real cold cases. Feast on a fantastic dinner, but just…

Saturday August 13
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 E. Ontario St.
Summer Fireworks Segway Tour
Aug13
Tours & Attractions

Summer Fireworks Segway Tour

Celebrate the summer on our family-friendly summer Fireworks Segway Tour Series. Get into the summer season by riding around the Lakefront on a Segway with…

Saturday August 13
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
@absolutelytours
300 E Monroe St
Prince: The Immersive Experience
Aug14
Tours & Attractions

Prince: The Immersive Experience

Chicago will glow purple this summer when Prince: The Immersive Experience makes its worldwide debut on June 9. Presented by Superfly in partnership with The…

Sunday August 14
10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The Shops at North Bridge
540 N Michigan Ave
The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop
Aug14
Tours & Attractions

The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop

Everyone does a boat tour when they visit Chicago. But as fun as that is, it’s a very tiny sliver of what Chicago has to…

Sunday August 14
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Architectural Brunch on the Chicago River
Aug14
Tours & Attractions

Architectural Brunch on the Chicago River

Experience the best of Chicago with a Premier Plus Architectural Brunch Cruise and spend your afternoon on the Chicago River with dining, bottomless mimosas, picturesque…

Sunday August 14
12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Chicago River
151 E Wacker Dr
Summer Spotlight Performance – The Union of Power and Grace!
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Summer Spotlight Performance – The Union of Power and Grace!

Like a finely tuned dancer, the most highly trained and athletic horse can create a picture of elegance through movement. Witness the beauty of classical…

Sunday August 14
1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tempel Farms
17000 W Wadsworth Rd
Beyond the Boat: Explore the Stunning Interiors of Famous Chicago River Tour Buildings
Aug14
Tours & Attractions

Beyond the Boat: Explore the Stunning Interiors of Famous Chicago River Tour Buildings

This 2-hour walking (not boat) tour shows you some of the best buildings along the Chicago River up close — taking you closer than any…

Sunday August 14
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
McKinley Park Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago
Aug14
Tours & Attractions

McKinley Park Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago

Located on the Southwest Side (and claimed to be the geographic center of Chicago), the neighborhood of McKinley Park was created through the intersection of infrastructure, industry, and immigration. Initially a swampy backwater of Chicago, McKinley Park grew into Chicago’s industrial hub, home to factories producing chewing gum, wallpaper, bricks, steel, and everything in between. Join this tour to learn about the massive Central Manufacturing District, how good fireproof housing was brought to the masses, and hear stories of the people who built the things that built Chicago. About Brick of Chicago Tours: Chicago is a city built out of brick, of course, along with stone, wood, glass, and steel. But Chicago…

Sunday August 14
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
McKinley Park
2110 W Pershing Rd
The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop
Aug15
Tours & Attractions

The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop

Everyone does a boat tour when they visit Chicago. But as fun as that is, it’s a very tiny sliver of what Chicago has to…

Monday August 15
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
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