Find the best Chicago events and things to do. There’s something for everyone, including festivals, theater, family-friendly events, and wine and beer tastings. There are even lots of free events!
Scroll down for some of the most popular annual things to do, as well as featured upcoming events.
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Enter the world of a Roaring ‘20s Chicago speakeasy featuring gangsters, flappers, food, hooch and plenty of fun at Tommy Gun’s Garage Dinner Theater. Following a delicious sit-down dinner, you’ll be treated to a musical comedy revue featuring the songs of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Fats Waller, Duke Ellington and more, all with gorgeous flappers performing the Charleston. Be ready to get in on the act at Tommy Gun’s Garage Dinner Theater — Chicago’s longest-running audience interactive dinner show —…
Experience the magic and wonder of Blue Man Group Chicago in a newly revamped production that the Chicago Tribune raved about with a four-star rating. Enjoy the fun, comedy, and excitement of these alien men entertaining you and your family.
Verdi’s heart-wrenching romantic drama Luisa Miller returns to Lyric Opera of Chicago for the first time in more…
One of the best things about the Windy City is the number of festivals in Chicago. Here are a few of our favorites:
Seasonal & Holiday Events
Need more? Check out these seasonal and holiday events in Chicago.
Catch the most festive train in the city!
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