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    • Maui The Poet (Theater)
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    • Ultimate BACHELORETTE WATCH PARTY at DMK Burger Bar
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  • T23
    • The Menards
    • Malina Moye
    • St. Bernard Hospital nursing job fair!
    • Yoga at Humboldt Park
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  • W24
    • Sunfloer (Other Sports)
    • Julia Danielle Quartet
    • Chicago Job Fair - Chicago Career Fair
    • Meets & Beats: In-Person Artist Mixer
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  • T25
    • Vinyasa and Vino (Other Sports)
    • Save Ferris
    • Bob Mould
    • Classic Albums Live - The Smiths
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  • F26
    • School of Rock All Stars
    • Chicago Career Fair
    • Elevation Worship
    • Jeff Givens Band
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  • S27
    • Marquise Knox
    • Still Woozy
    • The Ocean
    • Walk the Blocks! A Lemonade Sip n’ Shop
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  • S28
    • Seths Broadway Concert Series - Norbert Leo Butz and Seth Rudetsky
    • Fulton Chamber Players
    • Little Squirrels Storytime: Crayon Day
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  • M29
    • Seths Broadway Concert Series
    • Sons Of The Silent Age
    • Thompson Twins
    • Open House for Enrollment for CRSS/CPRS Program
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  • T30
    • Sam Mitchem (Theater)
    • Stick Figure with SOJA and Little Stranger
    • Lollapalooza Aftershow - d4vd
    • Dear Diary (Theater)
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  • W31
    • Sinai Vessel
    • Lollapalooza Aftershow - BigXthaPlug
    • Lollapalooza Aftershow - The Japanese House
    • Soccer Champions Tour - AC Milan vs Real Madrid
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  • T1
    • Mark Allen Felton
    • Loud Luxury
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    • Dave Bradley (Theater)
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  • F2
    • Drumcell
    • Zedd
    • DL Hughley (Theater)
    • Lollapalooza Aftershow - Briston Maroney
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  • S3
    • House of Burlesque (Theater)
    • Shoe Fest Brunch
    • Taylor Kelly
    • Rick Glassman (Theater)
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    • Tala Silva
    • Lollapalooza Aftershow - Zeds Dead
    • Lollapalooza Aftershow - HOL!
    • Drew Afualo (Theater)
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  • M5
    • Wild Nothing
    • Dumb Dads (Theater)
    • Crafting Your Passion Program:Hi-Performing Women Class-Online- Chicago
    • August CARE Connect: LGBTQ+-Affirming Spirituality
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  • T6
    • Jamison Ross
    • Ken Carson
    • Genetic Guidance to a Better You
    • Lakefront Walk
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  • W7
    • The Juliana Theory
    • Bush (Concert)
    • Late Night with Ler and Lionel Podcast
    • Military Life Cycle & Transition Summit
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  • T8
    • Windy City Comedy Festival
    • Chrisette Michele
    • Waqar Faiz Sufi Meditation, Chicago
    • EVNNE - K Pop
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  • F9
    • The Revivalists
    • Tech Comedy Roast (Theater)
    • Washed Out
    • Dalton and The Sheriffs
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  • S10
    • Reggaeton Rave
    • Broadway Rave
    • Thirty Seconds To Mars (Concert)
    • Ellen Degeneres (Theater)
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  • S11
    • Sleepy Gaucho
    • Sofia Bolt
    • Big Daddy Kane
    • Iration and Pepper
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  • M12
    • ClueCon Developers Conference 2024
    • Lawyer Networking + Happy Hour
    • The Brown Derby Jazz Series Presents Yvonne Gage
    • Collectiv Palooza 2024
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  • T13
    • The Marias
    • Tom The Mail Man
    • Afro Dead
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    • Stefflon Don
    • Gershwin and Friends
    • Unknown Mortal Orchestra
    • Kacie Brown
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  • T15
    • Sheila E and the E Train
    • Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet
    • PartyNextDoor
    • the urban + nature sonic pavilion
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  • F16
    • The White Saddle Band
    • Protest The Hero
    • Together Pangea
    • Tortured Soul
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  • S17
    • Rafi Bastos (Theater)
    • The Polish Ambassador
    • Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Orchestra
    • Preseason - Cincinnati Bengals at Chicago Bears
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  • S18
    • The Surfrajettes
    • Jose Rafael Guzman (Theater)
    • BDU - Boys Define Universe
    • Charlieonnafriday
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  • M19
    • Nathan Chester
    • LAbortion Variety Hour - A Cavalcade of Cooch
    • Full Moon Celebration
    • Humboldt Park LinkUP! Happy Hour
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  • T20
    • Super American
    • Orbit Culture
    • Andra Day
    • Bilmuri
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  • W21
    • JT - Jatavia Shakara Johnson
    • Heart + Craft on Lake
    • Boat Ride and Fireworks
    • Aloha a tiki summer - paint and sip with Art is Endless
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  • T22
    • Shannon Fiedler (Theater)
    • Wait Wait Dont Tell Me
    • Ben Goldsmith (Theater)
    • Classic Albums Live
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Events in Chicago

Enriched with suburban food, comedy clubs, and fabulous parades, events in Chicago are stacked across the year! The city brims with urban adventure with its rich culture, diverse festivals, and world-class museums, always making people wonder about things to do in Chicago. From annual Marathons to the Jazz Festival, the Windy City is alive 24 hours a day! Get your checklist to "City that feels like home"!

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Places to Visit in Chicago

1. Millennium Park

Mixing art, nature, and a sense of community, Chicago's Millennium Park is a bustling haven. You can't miss "The Bean," the famous Cloud Gate sculpture reflecting the skyline. Wander through beautiful gardens, catch outdoor concerts, or cool off in the Crown Fountain. Immerse yourself in the Chicago vibe at the park's green havens and art spots. It's the ideal spot to kick back, chill, and feel the city's pulse.

2. The Art Institute of Chicago

Immerse yourself in the richness of historical culture at the Art Institute in Chicago . This distinguished museum is a treasure trove of artifacts spanning diverse places, cultures, and epochs, earning its reputation as an encyclopedia museum. Beyond its permanent exhibits, the Art Institute regularly showcases special exhibitions, allowing visitors to savor unique and curated displays.

3. Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

Feel on top of the world at Skydeck Chicago , the breathtaking, thrilling observatory atop the iconic Willis Tower. The observation deck provides panoramic views of Chicago's skyline, stretching as far as the eye can see. “The Ledge” provides an elating sensation of floating above the city. Skydeck Chicago is not just an observation deck; it's a thrilling encounter with the city's architectural marvels and stunning scenery.

4. Navy Pier

Since 1995, Navy Pier has become a lively hub along the shoreline of Lake Michigan. Hop on the massive Ferris Wheel to see beautiful city views from the top. The streets of the pier are packed with shops, restaurants, and amusements with classic and modern rides for families and thrill-seekers alike. Chicago Shakespeare adds to the sophistication of the pier, making it a dynamic destination that captures Chicago’s lakeside charm.

5. Shedd Aquarium

A wonderful underwater wonderland can be explored at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium . The enchanting exhibits portray exotic fish, playful dolphins, and many more! Don't miss the iconic Oceanarium, featuring exciting presentations with dolphins and beluga whales against the stunning Lake Michigan backdrop. In addition to the aim of conservation and education, Shedd offers an impressive and entertaining informative experience.

6. Garfield Park Conservatory

Escape into the green paradise of the magnificent glass dome of Garfield Park Conservatory . Garnered with exotic plants from around the world, explore the botanical park with theme rooms, lush rainforests, and arid deserts. It’s a world encased in an elegant and breath-taking way for people to relish. Discover the wonders of the plant kingdom in this serene urban oasis.

7. Lincoln Park Zoo

Visit the heart of Chicago, Lincoln Park Zoo , a charming urban adventure. With the diverse array of wildlife, the zoo is a breeze, with wide paths to boot and self-guided tours. From the iconic Kovler Seal Pool to the Regenstein Center for African Apes, every corner offers a unique animal encounter. It's the perfect spot for families, nature lovers, and anyone seeking a delightful blend of outdoor enjoyment and animal encounters in the city.

8. Chicago Cultural Center

Transverse to the historic building and heart of culture, Chicago Cultural Center . The building upholds culturally-rich performances, exhibits, and events throughout the year. Marvel at the stunning Tiffany Dome, and enjoy free concerts and art! It lures people who are keen on visual arts, music, or literature, offering a dynamic and inclusive space to celebrate the city's cultural richness.

9. Buckingham Fountain

A part of the iconic Grand Park, Buckingham Fountain is a stunning masterpiece. Inspired by Versailles, it's a symbol of Lake Michigan, surrounded by beautiful gardens. The water display and captivating light shows are a catch in the evenings at the park! Relish the fountain's beauty against the city skyline backdrop and feel at ease and peaceful at the same time.

10. Adler Planetarium

In Chicago, overlooking Lake Michigan, the Adler Planetarium offers a cosmic adventure. Since 1930, it's been a celestial playground, inviting all to explore the wonders of the universe. With its iconic dome, Adler offers immersive shows, starry journeys, and glimpses into the latest space discoveries. Feel the awe in the Grainger Sky Theater and get up close with telescopes at the Doane Observatory. Whether

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