Chicago Top Attractions

Chicago, Illinois, is an alluring travel destination packed with exciting attractions, events and interesting things to do. Famous for blues, BBQ and baseball, the vibrant city of Chicago entertains with cool attractions, such as Navy Pier, Art Institute of Chicago, John Hancock Center, Chicago Theater, and Soldier Field - home of the Chicago Bears. Enjoy sightseeing cruises on Lake Michigan or Chicago gangster tours. Groove to the sounds of gritty blues and swinging jazz at Chicago’s legendary music clubs. Experience Chicago’s nightlife, bars, and restaurants. Catch Chicago’s awesome festivals like the Chicago Blues Festival, or find your fashion at the many shops that line the Magnificent Mile.

Chicago International Children’s Film Festival

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

11/1/2012

Join 25,000 children, adults, and educators at the largest festival of films for children in North America. Showcasing the best in culturally diverse, non-violent, value-affirming new cinema for children, this event screens more than …

When: Nov, 11 2012;   
Where: Facets Cinema  1517 W. Fullerton  Chicago, IL  
Event Type: Events
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Mike Daisey: American Utopias

Theater & Performing Arts

11/1/2012

Co-presented by the MCA and Chicago Humanities Festival, renowned storyteller Mike Daisey will take the stage to premiere his new monologue about the American obsession with utopia. Mixing fiction, field research and autobiography, Daisey will …

When: Nov, 11 2012;   
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art  220 E. Chicago Ave.  Chicago, IL 60611  
Event Type: Events
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Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey®: Dragons

Theater & Performing Arts

11/1/2012

For the first time in circus history, myth and majesty will share the arena during this must-see family event! Dragon tribes from the far reaches of the earth are brought together in a single performance, …

When: Nov, 11 2012;   
Where: Allstate Arena  6920 Mannheim Rd.  Rosemont, IL 60018  
Event Type: Events
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Blue Man Group

Theater & Performing Arts

11/1/2012

Experience a multi-sensory show that fuses theatrical spectacle and original music with comedy, art, vaudeville and science! Photo: Ken Howard ©BMP…

When: Nov, 11 2012;   
Where: Blue Man Group  3133 N. Halsted St.  Chicago, IL 60657  
Event Type: Events
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ComedySportz

Theater & Performing Arts, Music & Comedy

11/1/2012

Watch two teams of improvisers compete against each other for the audience’s approval and a trophy by performing an array of scenes, songs and games based on audience suggestions…

When: Nov, 11 2012;   
Where: ComedySportz Theatre  929 W. Belmont Ave.  Chicago, IL 60657  
Event Type: Events
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Danh Vo: We the People

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

11/1/2012

Vietnamese-born, New York-based artist Danh Vo’s work show how objects mark the intersection between biographies and historic events. Vo draws on documents and artifacts that both directly and indirectly touch his life. This exhibition will …

When: Nov, 11 2012;   
Where: Art Institute of Chicago  111 S. Michigan Ave.  Chicago, IL 60603  
Event Type: Events
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Navy Pier Really Big Halloween Party

October 19-21, 26-28 and 31
Fridays – Saturdays: Noon – 9:00 PM
Sundays and Halloween: Noon – 8:00 PM

Join us for Halloween thrills this October at Navy Pier’s Really Big Halloween Party! From animal rides and a petting zoo, …

When: Oct, 19 2012 to Oct, 31 2012.   
Where:
Event Type: Events
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SOFA Chicago 2012 @ Navy Pier Chicago

The critically acclaimed and popular 19th annual International Sculpture Objects and Functional Art Fair – SOFA Chicago returns to Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, November 2-4. Presented by The Art Fair Company, this three-day event features international art galleries and dealers …

When: Nov, 02 2012 to Nov, 04 2012.   
Where: Festival Hall  Chicago, Illinois    
Event Type: Events
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Chicago’s Perfect 10 (10K, 10 mile and Kid’s Fun Run) @ Navy Pier Chicago

Welcome to the second annual Chicago’s Perfect 10! Chicago’s Perfect 10 was created with you in mind, quenching your desire to explore some of the city’s greatest landmarks in a new light, without the hustle and bustle of the crowds …

When: Nov, 10 2012;   
Where: Chicago, Illinois      
Event Type: Events
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Chicago Fine Chocolate Show @ Navy Pier Chicago

The Chicago Fine Chocolate Show, a unique fine chocolate & culinary event open to the general, chocolate-loving public features fine artisanal chocolate creations from around the world. Over 125 vendors, many offering samples for you to taste and enjoy as …

When: Nov, 16 2012 to Nov, 18 2012.   
Where: Festival Hall B  Chicago, Illinois    
Event Type: Events
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Chicago Toy & Game Fair @ Navy Pier Chicago

Come out and play at the 10th Anniversary of the Chicago Toy & Game Fair, America’s largest consumer toy fair! Preview, play and purchase the hottest new toys and games. It’s the perfect place to kick-off your holiday shopping! Plus, …

When: Nov, 17 2012 to Nov, 18 2012.   
Where: Festival Hall A      
Event Type: Events
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Winter WonderFest presented by Bank of America @ Navy Pier Chicago

The 12th annual Winter WonderFest presented by Bank of America returns to Navy Pier. Bring the family to experience the holiday décor, music, entertainment, indoor ice skating rink, huge inflatable slides, rides and more – all inside an enchanted 170,000-square-foot …

When: Nov, 30 2012 to Jan, 06 2013.   
Where: Festival Hall  Chicago, Illinois    
Event Type: Events
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I Love Lucy® Live On Stage (Broadway in Chicago)

I LOVE LUCY® LIVE ON STAGE, the brand new hit musical stage show adapted from the longest-running and most beloved television program in history, starring Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel: America’s favorite foursome, is coming to Chicago for the …

When: Sep, 02 2012 to Nov, 11 2012.   
Where: Broadway Playhouse  Chicago, Illinois    
Event Type: Events
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Kinky Boots – World Premiere! (Broadway in Chicago)

PRE-BROADWAY WORLD PREMIERE!

From Grammy® Award-winning pop icon CYNDI LAUPER and four-time Tony Award® winner HARVEY FIERSTEIN comes the exhilarating new musical KINKY BOOTS, directed and choreographed by Tony Award® winner JERRY MITCHELL.

Charlie Price has suddenly inherited his father’s …

When: Oct, 02 2012 to Nov, 04 2012.   
Where: Bank of America Theatre  Chicago, Illinois    
Event Type: Events
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Potted Potter (Broadway in Chicago)

A Critic’s Pick by the New York Times, New York Magazine and Time Out London, Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience — A Parody by Dan and Jeff, won the prestigious 2012 Olivier Award nomination for Best Entertainment & Family …

When: Oct, 13 2012 to Oct, 16 2012.   
Where: Broadway Playhouse  Chicago, Illinois    
Event Type: Events
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