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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
13th Floor Chicago
Sep10
Oct31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

13th Floor Chicago

13th Floor Chicago – Officially open to the public on Saturday, September 10th! Open select nights through November 5th, 13th Floor Chicago will be back…

Saturday September 10Monday October 31
schiller park
Capture Chicago Photography Cruise
Sep24
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 September 24
9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
112 E Wacker Drive, Chicago IL, 60601
Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection
Sep24
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection shines a light on the work of one of the most respected photojournalists of his day. Born Dawid Szymin in Warsaw…

Saturday September 24
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Oktoberfest
Sep24
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Oktoberfest

Zoogoers can toss on their lederhosen and enjoy live polka music at the Beer Garden from 11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Brookfield Zoo’s East…

Southwest Suburbs

Event details
Saturday September 24
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Prince: The Immersive Experience
Sep24
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 September 24
10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
The Shops at North Bridge
540 N Michigan Ave
Guided Tour the Historic Former Wabash YMCA, the Birthplace of Black History Month
Sep24
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 September 24
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wabash YMCA
3757 S Wabash Ave
The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop
Sep24
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 September 24
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Clarke House Museum Tours
Sep24
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 September 24
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
Sep24
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 September 24
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience
Sep24
Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience

An immersive cocktail adventure! Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world…

Saturday September 24
1:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Sep24
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 September 24
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 E. Ontario St.
Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection
Sep25
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection shines a light on the work of one of the most respected photojournalists of his day. Born Dawid Szymin in Warsaw…

Sunday September 25
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Oktoberfest
Sep25
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Oktoberfest

Zoogoers can toss on their lederhosen and enjoy live polka music at the Beer Garden from 11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Brookfield Zoo’s East…

Southwest Suburbs

Event details
Sunday September 25
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Prince: The Immersive Experience
Sep25
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 September 25
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
Sep25
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 September 25
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Oktober-Family-Fest
Sep25
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Oktober-Family-Fest

Save the date for our 2nd annual Oktober-Family-Fest on Sunday, September 25th from 12pm-5pm. Live music kicks off at noon with The School of Rock…

Sunday September 25
12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Northman Beer & Cider Garden on The Riverwalk
233 East Riverwalk
Beyond the Boat: Explore the Stunning Interiors of Famous Chicago River Tour Buildings
Sep25
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 September 25
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience
Sep25
Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Beauty And The Beast Cocktail Experience

An immersive cocktail adventure! Based on the Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont fairytale, come along on a 90-minute journey and step into the enchanted and cursed world…

Sunday September 25
1:00 p.m.9:15 p.m.
The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
The Galway Arms, 2442 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection
Sep26
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection shines a light on the work of one of the most respected photojournalists of his day. Born Dawid Szymin in Warsaw…

Monday September 26
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
The World Within: Dazzling Interiors™ Tour of the Loop
Sep26
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…

Monday September 26
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Inside Chicago Walking Tours
Starting location given upon ticket purchase
Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection
Sep27
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection shines a light on the work of one of the most respected photojournalists of his day. Born Dawid Szymin in Warsaw…

Tuesday September 27
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection
Sep28
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection

Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection shines a light on the work of one of the most respected photojournalists of his day. Born Dawid Szymin in Warsaw…

Wednesday September 28
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
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