See exciting performances during Chicago Theatre Week, book a stay for your group in a new downtown hotel, enjoy the magic of Cabaret ZaZou, dine at Time Out Market’s first stand-alone restaurant, and have fun making slime at Sloomoo Institute.

Chicago Theatre Week is back

Check out more than 100 thrilling performances offered during Chicago Theatre Week, held from Feb. 16 – 26. For the 11th year, the League of Chicago Theatres and Choose Chicago present an affordable way to see a variety of shows — including musicals, dramas, and improv — at venues in neighborhoods throughout the city.

Learn more about Chicago Theatre Week.

citizenM Chicago Downtown opens in the Loop

The artsy, techie citizenM opened its first Chicago hotel right on Michigan Avenue, convenient to both the Chicago Riverwalk and Millennium Park. At citizenM Chicago Downtown, amenities include stylish living areas featuring remote-controlled mood lighting. Your group should be sure to browse citizenM’s fascinating art and book collections.

Learn more about citizenM Chicago Downtown.

A dual-branded hotel makes its debut in River North

IHG Hotels & Resorts has opened its first dual-branded hotel in River North. Expect luxurious comfort in the 521 guest rooms at Holiday Inn Chicago Downtown – Wolf Point and voco Chicago Downtown. And marvel at spectacular city and Chicago River views from the Waterview Kitchen + Bar.

Learn more about Holiday Inn Chicago Downtown – Wolf Point and voco Chicago Downtown.

Enjoy dinner and a show at Cabaret ZaZou

Acrobatic cirque performers, musicians, and comedians entertain and amaze audiences during the Luminaire show at Cabaret ZaZou. The magic happens within a vintage Spiegeltent on the 14th floor of the Cambria Hotel in the Loop. Dinner and Sunday brunch feature multicourse meals. Group tickets are available.

Valhalla brings fine dining to Time Out Market

Chef Stephen Gillanders’ Valhalla brings high-end destination dining to the Time Out Market food hall. As Time Out Market’s first stand-alone restaurant, the second-floor Valhalla offers sweeping views of the food hall below. The chef’s menu reflects his interest in world flavors, with dishes that include tea-smoked squab and roasted diver scallops.

Learn more about Valhalla at Time Out Market.

Get slimed at Sloomoo Institute

Playful people are the guests of honor at Sloomoo Institute, where everyone is encouraged to join in the hands-on, sensory activities. Your group can make their own slime from a selection of colors, textures, and scents that include various fruits, flowers, and sweet desserts.

Learn more about Sloomoo Institute.