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Chicago museums, zoos, public spaces & special events attract and amaze visitors from around the world.

Find information on Chicago area museums & attractions including:  popular exhibits, free museum days, holiday lights and city festivals.

Hamilton: The Exhibition

Hamilton: The Exhibition – Narrated by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Alexander Hamilton’s remarkable story has inspired millions of Americans, and now you can see it through his eyes in Hamilton: The Exhibition, the 360-degree...
Expo Chicago

Expo Chicago Brings the World’s Best Art to Navy Pier

Expo Chicago, the International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, takes place each September at historic Navy Pier. Now in its eigth season, this...
StyleChicago.com's Cruise in Style aboard the Odyssey (2019) - 6th annual

StyleChicago.com’s Cruise in Style aboard the Odyssey (6th annual)

Join StyleChicago.com aboard Chicago's most luxurious cruise ship for our 6th annual "Cruise in Style" - an unforgettable evening including dinner, cocktails, wines, desserts,...
Chicago History Museum Silver Screen to Mainstream

Silver Screen to Mainstream: American Fashion in the 1930s & ’40s

Silver Screen to Mainstream: American Fashion in the 1930s & '40s is a new exhibit at the Chicago History Museum that tracks how Hollywood...
Wonderland Express at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Wonderland Express – Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden's Wonderland Express is an annual tradition that appeals to everyone: kids love the trains (and the indoor snow), adults love...
Chicago Wolves Ice Skating Rink

Chicago Wolves Ice Skating Rink at Brookfield Zoo

Glide through the holidays at the new Chicago Wolves Ice Skating Rink at Brookfield Zoo, located in the zoo's East Mall. Admission is $7...
Holiday Magic at Brookfield Zoo

Holiday Magic – Brookfield Zoo’s Lights Festival

Holiday Magic, Brookfield Zoo's Light Festival is Chicagoland’s largest and longest running lights festival. See the lights, feel the magic and continue the tradition,...
Ice Skating at Millennium Park

Ice Skating at Millennium Park in Chicago

The McCormick Tribune Ice Skating Rink in Millennium Park is open throughout the winter season (weather permitting). It opens on the same day as...
Holiday Flower Show at Garfield Park Conservatory

Holiday Flower Show at Garfield Park Conservatory

The Holiday Flower Show at Garfield Park Conservatory is free annual tradition for all ages that ushers in the holiday season with dazzling displays...
ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo

ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo – Free Family Fun

Enjoy ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo, the fun, free, family-oriented holiday celebration, featuring luminous displays and holiday-season activities throughout zoo grounds. Start Date: Friday, November...

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Chicago Artisan Market

Chicago Artisan Market at Morgan MFG – 100+ Artisans

Discover 100 of the Midwest's finest artisans at the Holiday Edition of the Chicago Artisan Market at Morgan Manufacturing. This curated market celebrates the...
China Lights

China Lights – a Chinese Lantern Festival

Dragons, glowing pagodas and iridescent pinwheels are coming to Boerner Botanical Gardens. It's all part of China Lights, a Chinese Lantern Festival that has been...
The Light In The Piazza with Renée Fleming

Renée Fleming Stars in Romantic Musical The Light in the Piazza

When a world-renowned and Tony-nominated artist like Renée Fleming stars in one of the most romantic musicals of all time, The Light in the...