Things To Do in Chicago

Things To Do

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The close-up magic bar, featuring the bump out.

The Chicago Magic Lounge opens Thursday and features close-up magic and world-class illusionists - if you can find it.


If you're looking for free days at the Field Museum of Natural History, they're here! For the third year in a row, one of the best museums in the country is free for the entire month of February for Illinois residents.


If checking out Chicago's museums is on your list of things do in 2018, then January is the time to do it. Chicago's top museums offer several free days during the month.


The Shedd Aquarium offers free admission to Illinois residents 52 days a year. These are the dates that the Shedd Aquarium is free in 2018.


Meet Chef Bill Kim at Macy's on State Street. A select member of their Culinary Council, on Dec. 8 at 12pm, the popular chef will share stories as well as let you in on some culinary secrets and techniques. AND you get to eat and drink!


During the cold winter months in Chicago, ice skating is one of the most popular things to do for friends, families, and couples. Here are some of the best places to go ice skating in Chicago.


Beautiful butterfly at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago

These fantastic Chicago museums are offering free general admission days in November.


From October 19 - December 31, the River North gallery is hosting the first exhibition of Mardi Gras Indian artwork ever held. "Revealing Mardi Gras Indians: Beaded Art of a Hidden Culture" is an historic event featuring 14 exhibits, ranging from full suits to beaded fragments, some as many as 20 years old.


If you're going to visit Millennium Park, whether it's for a concert, a picnic, or a stroll, there are a few dos and don'ts to keep in mind to make your experience fun and hassle-free.


Meet Chef Josh Capon at Macy's on State Street. A select member of their Culinary Council, on January 19 at 12pm, the popular chef will share stories as well as let you in on some culinary secrets and techniques. AND you get to eat and drink!