Explore Best Of Events & Activities To Do In Chicago | AllEvents.in
  • May
  • T23
    • Marqueal Jordan
    • Stomping Grounds Open Stage Featuring Suri Wong
    • Asian American Heritage Month Career and Professional Networking Event #ORD
    • Chicago Career Fair
    • Show all events
  • F24
    • Taco
    • Arty
    • Fugu Dugu
    • Sofía Niño de Rivera - Gira 2024
    • Show all events
  • S25
    • A House Music Day Party w The King of House Farley at Cerise Rooftop.
    • Late Nite Catechism (Theater)
    • Caleb Calloway
    • PEEP SHOW @ The Baton Show Lounge
    • Show all events
  • S26
    • Mamma Mia Brunch (Theater)
    • Honey Dijon
    • Suenos After Party - Peso Pluma
    • Jowell y Randy
    • Show all events
  • M27
    • The Sky Affair House Music Day Party on the 22nd Floor at VU Rooftop.
    • Yoga & Boba!
    • HIIT Presented by Movement Gyms
    • Memorial Day Weekend at Chi'Tiva Wicker Park
    • Show all events
  • T28
    • NEEDTOBREATHE: THE CAVES WORLD TOUR
    • Adamant Fundraising: The Right Way to Raise From VCs
    • Mental Health Awareness Month Panel & Resource Fair
    • AIDS Foundation Chicago: CDPH QPR Training
    • Show all events
  • W29
    • Aida Rodriguez (Theater)
    • The Amity Affliction (Concert)
    • Worship Workout Wednesday | Gospel Dance Class
    • Free barre3 Class
    • Show all events
  • T30
    • Cathy Richardson
    • Therapy Gecko (Theater)
    • May Chicago Cyber Circle Meet Up
    • ChiPMP Meetup, Hosted by Bloomfilter
    • Show all events
  • F31
    • Massano
    • Tim McGraw: Standing Room Only Tour 2024
    • CYBC Service Night
    • Brainfood Lunch Lab at Guild Row - Trademarks Demystified
    • Show all events
  • Jun
  • S1
    • Speak Up Somebody Listening Presents Women Empowering Women Brunch
    • Club 90s - Midnight Memories One Direction Night
    • Hank Ruff
    • Beyond Wonderland - 2 Day Pass (Concert)
    • Show all events
  • S2
    • Artist as Conduit: Panel Discussion
    • NHF and Miles For Migraine Walk Run Relax Event
    • Cottages of Logan Square Walking Tour
    • Barre3 in the Park
    • Show all events
  • M3
    • Ernie Hendrickson
    • Bleachers
    • Perfectionism/Procrastination Online Class/High Performing-Women/ Chicago
    • The Garden Open Mic
    • Show all events
  • T4
    • AJ McQueen
    • Isaiah Rashad
    • RUSH HOUR CONCERTS | | 25th Season Opener - DEBORAH SOBOL MEMORIAL
    • Pecha Kucha Vol. 60 at Martyrs'!
    • Show all events
  • W5
    • Wine Wednesday at Cafe Ciao
    • Go To Market Strategy: What Investors Expect
    • Rotary Club of Chicago Cosmopolitan Meeting - 1st Wednesday
    • DEVIN FOSTER TRIO and GREENTTEA & the TEMPOS Live at FSC
    • Show all events
  • T6
    • Chicago Blues Fest Pre-Party All-Star Harmonica Blast
    • DJ Eric "ET" Taylor & 1st Annual Hyde Park Best Steppers Contest
    • Oyster Night at Dorothy featuring Chef Zoe Schor
    • Lakeview Workshop on Home Electrification
    • Show all events
  • F7
    • Manwolves
    • Valebol (Concert)
    • Wookiefoot
    • Sonny Acres Farm Pro Rodeo and Bull Riding
    • Show all events
  • S8
    • And Then We Had Sex Podcast
    • Free Kids Event: Summer Fun Factory (Chicago)
    • Dog Caricatures by Green City Market West Loop
    • Hampton Water Rose Summer Tour Chicago
    • Show all events
  • S9
    • XOMG POP (Concert)
    • Vivian Green
    • Donuts, Faith & My Coming-out Stories
    • International Arts Day - Why Beauty Matters
    • Show all events
  • M10
    • Crafting Your Passion Program: Hi-Performing Women Class -Online- Chicago
    • TOMMY: a vintage night for vintage queers
    • Wine Down with Dornbracht & Poggenpohl
    • LES THE DJ SPINNING HOME MOVIES
    • Show all events
  • T11
    • Susan Carol
    • Xavier Rudd (Concert)
    • Sarah McLachlan - Fumbling Towards Ecstasy 30th Anniversary Tour
    • Chi Hack Night - Bike Lane Uprising
    • Show all events
  • W12
    • Dvorak Cello Concerto
    • Tax Lien Live Event, Oak Lawn
    • Climate Café - June
    • June 12th, 2024 Conditions Clinic
    • Show all events
  • T13
    • Tyler Childers - Mule Pull '24 Tour
    • Balanced Flow Wellness Summer Time Happy Hour
    • Toss for a Cause, Girls in the Game's Cornhole Fundraiser
    • Chad McCullough's Firestarter Live at Fulton Street Collective
    • Show all events
  • F14
    • SkateRaiser '24 Soul Chicago
    • Seth Meyers (Theater)
    • Sweetgreen Southport Soft Opening
    • Go Green Griot Plaza Opening
    • Show all events
  • S15
    • Event Planner Certification in Chicago
    • Juneteenth in Bronzeville 2024 Unity Rising:
    • Virginia Hanusik: Into the Quiet and the Light
    • Safety Release Summer Workshop with kt williams
    • Show all events
  • S16
    • The Giving Tree Mural Reveal w/ M. Rios Art
    • "Retail Worker" Short Film Screening
    • Sustainable Leadership - A Book Event with The Sixth Level
    • Family Open Studio Jewelry Making Workshop June 16
    • Show all events
  • M17
    • 6/17/24 9AM-5PM In-Person Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (w/C4)
    • Financial Management & Analysis: Telling Your Story
    • Jazz Dance Class - intermediate
    • Bus Trip to the Art Institute of Chicago
    • Show all events
  • T18
    • One of a Kind Chef’s Agave Dinner
    • Puppeteers For Fears
    • They Might Be Giants (Concert)
    • They Might Be Giants
    • Show all events
  • W19
    • Songs of Freedom
    • Juneteenth Rooftop Day Party
    • D-Composed & The Nap Ministry Presents: Freedom Lullabies
    • Empowering Med Networking with MOLA-NHMA
    • Show all events
  • T20
    • Obisoulstar
    • Suave Gonzalez (Theater)
    • Protomartyr
    • Forest Glen Woods Seed Work
    • Show all events
  • F21
    • George Willborn (Theater)
    • Lil Jon
    • Bollywood Nights with World's #1 Bollywood DJ CHETAS @ALHAMBRA - CHICAGO
    • You Are Here: a storytelling show
    • Show all events
  • S22
    • Schumann Piano Concerto
    • Rawayana (Concert)
    • Brothers Osborne: Might As Well Be Us Tour
    • Black LGBTQ+ Beach Day
    • Show all events
  • S23
    • The Huntertones
    • Sensory-Friendly Day at Farm-in-the-Zoo
    • Chicagoland Recumbent Demo
    • Short Film Screening: In Stone featuring Eric Lindsey
    • Show all events

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"!

Recently Viewed Events

Top Activities in Chicago

4th Of July Events in Chicago

Explore events by date

Thu, 23rd May
Fri, 24th May
25th - 26th May
20th - 26th May
1st - 2nd June
27th May - 2nd June
1st - 31st May
Pick Range

Memorial Day Events in Chicago

Car Shows Events in Chicago

LGBT Pride Events in Chicago

Music Events in Chicago

Arts Events in Chicago

Popular formats in Chicago

Performance
Workshop
Party
Exhibition
Concert
Tour
Networking

Parties in Chicago

Festivals in Chicago

Sports Events in Chicago

Health & Wellness Events in Chicago

Comedy Events in Chicago

Business Events in Chicago

Kids Events & Activities in Chicago

Trips & Adventurous Activities in Chicago

Brunch Events in Chicago

Concerts in Chicago

Performances in Chicago

Meetups in Chicago

Live Music in Chicago

Dog Events in Chicago

Pop Ups Events in Chicago

Fireworks Events in Chicago

Food & Drink Events in Chicago

Karaoke Events in Chicago

Tech Events in Chicago

Parades in Chicago

In & Around Chicago

Discover Events On The GO Discover Events On The GO Discover Events On The GO Discover Events On The GO

Discover Events.

Anywhere, Anytime.

Download the AllEvents app to never miss out on the best events near you!

Download App From App Store

OR

Download App From Google Play Download App From App Store

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

Things to do in Chicago

Best of Chicago Events in Your Inbox

Don't miss your favorite concert again. We deliver best of the city happenings and handpicked content for you every week. Subscribe weekly email newsletter for Chicago.

Join over a million newsletter subscribers.
Thank You. We will keep you updated.

Like us on Facebook and get interesting updates in your Feed.