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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
Hyde Park Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago
Jul2
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 July 2
10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hyde Park
S. Woodlawn Ave. & Midway Plaisance
Bronzeville Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago
Jul2
Tours & Attractions

Bronzeville Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago

This tour explores the history and architecture of Bronzeville’s Grand Boulevard neighborhood. Grand Boulevard is home to the former mansions of some of Chicago’s wealthiest…

Saturday July 2
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Bronzeville
4448 S Michigan Ave
Old Town Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago
Jul3
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…

Sunday July 3
10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Old Town
1500 N. Wells Street
McKinley Park Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago
Jul3
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 July 3
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
McKinley Park
2110 W Pershing Rd
Prix Fixe Dinner Cruise
Jul3
Tours & Attractions

Prix Fixe Dinner Cruise

Experience the best of Chicago with the Prix Fixe Dinner Cruise and spend your evening on Lake Michigan with dining, picturesque views, DJ entertainment, and…

Sunday July 3
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
Sights and Sips Cruises
Jul8
Jul31
Tours & Attractions

Sights and Sips Cruises

Experience a Sights & Sips Cocktail Cruise on Lake Michigan or the Chicago River and revel in striking views of the Chicago skyline. No matter…

Friday July 8
4:00 p.m.Sunday July 31
5:30 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
West Fest Chicago
Jul8
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

West Fest Chicago

West Fest Chicago is an annual street festival in Chicago’s West Town Community on Chicago Avenue between Damen Avenue and Wood Street.  West Fest Chicago…

Friday July 8
5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
West Fest Chicago
1800 W. Chicago Ave.
Logan Square Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago
Jul9
Tours & Attractions

Logan Square Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago

Logan Square sits at the north end of Chicago’s vast and beautiful boulevard system, a system developed in the late 1800s to dramatically increase Chicago’s…

Saturday July 9
10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Logan Square
2614 N Kedzie Ave
Prince: The Immersive Experience
Jul10
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 July 10
10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The Shops at North Bridge
540 N Michigan Ave
Hyde Park Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago
Jul10
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…

Sunday July 10
10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hyde Park
S. Woodlawn Ave. & Midway Plaisance
The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop
Jul10
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 July 10
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
West Fest Chicago
Jul10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

West Fest Chicago

West Fest Chicago is an annual street festival in Chicago’s West Town Community on Chicago Avenue between Damen Avenue and Wood Street.  West Fest Chicago…

Sunday July 10
12:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
West Fest Chicago
1800 W. Chicago Ave.
Architectural Brunch on the Chicago River
Jul10
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 July 10
12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Chicago River
151 E Wacker Dr
Beyond the Boat: Explore the Stunning Interiors of Famous Chicago River Tour Buildings
Jul10
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 July 10
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Prix Fixe Dinner Cruise
Jul10
Tours & Attractions

Prix Fixe Dinner Cruise

Experience the best of Chicago with the Prix Fixe Dinner Cruise and spend your evening on Lake Michigan with dining, picturesque views, DJ entertainment, and…

Sunday July 10
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop
Jul11
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 July 11
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Clarke House Museum Tours
Jul13
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…

Wednesday July 13
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Clarke House Museum
1827 S. Indiana Ave.
Summer Spotlight Performance – The Union of Power and Grace!
Jul13
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…

Wednesday July 13
1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tempel Farms
17000 W Wadsworth Rd
Andersonville Farmers Market
Jul13
Tours & Attractions

Andersonville Farmers Market

The Andersonville Farmers Market (AFM) is pleased to return for its 13th season featuring 30 vendors. Everything sold at the Andersonville Farmers Market is grown or…

Wednesday July 13
3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Catalpa Ave. (between Clark and Ashland)
Prince: The Immersive Experience
Jul13
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…

Wednesday July 13
3:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Shops at North Bridge
540 N Michigan Ave
Tropical Wednesdays
Jul13
Tours & Attractions

Tropical Wednesdays

Immerge yourself in a cultural experience as Latin dances come alive on Taylor street – Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia, and Cha Cha Cha with margarita!

Wednesday July 13
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Vintage Bar Chicago
1449 W. Taylor St.
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