Things To Do in Chicago

Things To Do

Find things to do in Chicago. Browse the interactive map and directory and you can search for things to do near you. Get ideas for what to do in Chicago with our Top Things To Do and see what's popular in Chicago and check out the latest news and reviews for various activities, attractions, tours, things to do with kids, and more. With all of these options you'll never be bored in Chicago!


Winter has you feeling blah? Let the freshly remodeled spa at dana pamper you! Pink Himalayan salt stone massage, anyone?

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

Join the cast of Southern Gothic for an outrageous 1960s birthday party, and not just as a viewer, but as an invisible guest. Spend the evening with the colorful characters and let the drama wash over you!

Chicago Architecture Foundation's First Lady Cruise

Visit Chicago on a budget and save money at more than 25 attractions. We show you how.

Free Museum Days Chicago

Find free museum days in Chicago, as well as museums that are free all the time. This page is updated frequently so you'll always be able to find the latest free days at Chicago museums. Be sure to confirm before you go, since these free days can change at any time.

Adler Planetarium in Chicago, Illinois

Learn all about one of Chicago's most famous landmarks, and find out when there are free days at Adler Planetarium for Illinois residents.

Jellyfish at the Shedd Aquarium in downtown Chicago

The Shedd Aquarium offers free admission to Illinois residents several days a year. These are the dates that the Shedd Aquarium is free in 2019.

Chicago Christmas Tree Recycling

Chicago Christmas tree recycling is available at 25 locations from January 6, 2018, through January 20, 2018. You can also pick up free mulch at six locations.

New Year's Eve Parties in Chicago under $100

New Year's Eve is coming, and while you could spend a hefty amount ringing in the new year you don't have to!

A new twist on the traditional tea service launches at ENO Wine Room inside Hotel InterContinental.