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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

Event details
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
Aug26
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 26
10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
The Shops at North Bridge
540 N Michigan Ave
The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop
Aug26
Sports & Recreation, 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…

Friday August 26
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Chicago Cultural Center Building Tours
Aug26
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 26
1:15 p.m.2:15 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Capture Chicago Photography Cruise
Aug27
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Capture Chicago Photography Cruise

Have you ever wished to capture the perfect shot of Chicago’s beautiful buildings in the early morning light? A Capture Chicago Photography Cruise aboard Chicago’s…

Saturday August 27
9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
112 E Wacker Drive, Chicago IL, 60601
ZooBrew
Aug27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Tours & Attractions

ZooBrew

Enjoy bears and beers, lions and lagers, anteaters and ales…all at Brookfield Zoo’s ZooBrew on Saturday, August 27. ZooBrew is a fun-filled, 21 and over*,…

Southwest Suburbs

Event details
Saturday August 27
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Prince: The Immersive Experience
Aug27
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 27
10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
The Shops at North Bridge
540 N Michigan Ave
Poemtime
Aug27
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 27
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
Aug27
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 27
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wabash YMCA
3757 S Wabash Ave
Bronzeville Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago
Aug27
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 August 27
10:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Bronzeville
4448 S Michigan Ave
The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop
Aug27
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 27
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Architectural Brunch on the Chicago River
Aug27
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 27
12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Chicago River
151 E Wacker Dr
Clarke House Museum Tours
Aug27
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 27
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
Aug27
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 27
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Hyde Park Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago
Aug27
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 27
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Hyde Park
S. Woodlawn Ave. & Midway Plaisance
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Aug27
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 27
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 E. Ontario St.
Summer Fireworks Segway Tour
Aug27
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 27
8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
@absolutelytours
300 E Monroe St
Prince: The Immersive Experience
Aug28
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 28
10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The Shops at North Bridge
540 N Michigan Ave
McKinley Park Architecture Tour by Brick of Chicago
Aug28
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 28
10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
McKinley Park
2110 W Pershing Rd
The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop
Aug28
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 28
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Architectural Brunch on the Chicago River
Aug28
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 28
12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Chicago River
151 E Wacker Dr
Summer Spotlight Performance – The Union of Power and Grace!
Aug28
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 28
1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tempel Farms
17000 W Wadsworth Rd
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