The Local Tourist is your Chicago local guide, helping you find things to do, restaurants and nightlife, events, and places to stay.
WHAT TO DO IN CHICAGO
It’s almost easier to tell you what you can’t do in Chicago than what you can. Check our guide to what to do in Chicago and start planning how you’re going to see it all.
WHERE TO EAT & DRINK IN CHICAGO
If you’re hungry or thirsty, you won’t be for long in Chicago! This is an incredible foodie town, with gourmet groceries, an epic beer and spirits scene, world class restaurants, and the best bartenders around.
Whether you’re looking for live music, art fairs, festivals, family-friendly events, theater, tours, farmers markets, or any other fun event you can think of, you’ll never be bored when you’ve got so many options!
Upcoming Featured Events
Connecting tequila lovers with great tequila. Building relationships with top tequila brands. Creating memories with best friends Feb 22nd! About this Event “Test Your Taste Buds” Calling all tequila lovers and connoisseurs... Take your taste buds on a flavor adventure at The Chicago Winter Tequila Tasting Festival taking place Saturday February 22nd 2020! From Blanco, Reposado, Anejo or even Mezcal… your taste buds will be in heaven as you sample dozens of amazing tequila & agave varieties. Now the real…Find out more »
Calling all Irish jig leprechauns, four-leaf clover wearers, Irish lovers, those with green clothes and who love green beers ... About this Event “Luck Of The Irish Is With You This St Patrick’s Day” Take your tribe of hooligans on a St Patrick’s Day adventure at the 2020 St Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl taking place Saturday, March 14, 2020 at several locations in Chicago presented by Social Scene. From Irish jigs, DJs, live bands & the must-have green drink cheers……Find out more »
Martin Lawrence Galleries Celebrates Spring with Auction Showcasing the Finest 20th/21st Century Artists. Nation’s Preeminent Network of Fine Art Galleries
Every Spring, Martin Lawrence Galleries (MLG), with prime locations in Las Vegas, Soho, San Francisco, La Jolla, Lahaina, Dallas, New Orleans, Schaumburg, and Costa Mesa, offers its clients something extra special…the finest 20th and 21st-century art at low auction prices. And once again, MLG-specializing in unique and original paintings, drawings, sculpture, and limited-edition graphics by masters including Picasso, Chagall, Warhol, Haring, Dali, Francis, Miro, Erté and many, many more, will be holding live auctions at several of its locations, and…Find out more »