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dana hotel and spa is the ultimate luxury boutique located in downtown Chicago's River North neighborhood, known for hosting the largest concentration of art galleries in the United States outside of Manhattan. Apart from the art galleries there is a host of exciting things to do in Chicago, including the Magnificent Mile, one of the hottest shopping streets in the US. dana is also near to some of the best restaurants, original and Broadway theater and exciting nightlife. 

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Looking for something a little bit risque? Get to Kiss Kiss Cabaret at Uptown Underground. It has received rave reviews and was voted "Best Cabaret Show" by The Reader. 
 
april 15
Grammy winning Rihanna hits center stage at the United Center for her Anti World Tour and it promises to be a hit. Get your tickets now to see one of today's biggest musical artists. 
 
april 23
Beginning april 23rd, get in on the sweetest crawl in Chicago - The Chicago Chocolate Crawl! For approximately 90 minutes, you a a small group will be escorted around town with stops in some of Chicago's most notable chocolate shops - And yes, of course, samples are included! It's every weekend. Reserve your "sweet spot" now. 
 
april 28 - May 1
The Chicago Humanities Festival presents Style featuring a thought-provoking series of speaker engagements from some of the worlds most prominent authors and fashion icons in an array of topics from fashion, art, music, politics, and important topics of the day.
 
april 28 - april 30
If you are a big football fan, then NFL Draft Town is for you! Enjoy 3 days surrounded by like-minded fans enjoying games and festivities surrounding the sport. 
 
There is music in the city all summer long . . . . here's our topline list of amazing talent coming to Chicago this summer - more will be added in the coming weeks. 
 
June 10 - 12 
The legendary Chicago Blues Festival kicks off Chicago Festival season with a bang every year at Grant Park. 
 
june 24 & 25
Phish performs at Wrigley Field June 24/25. If you haven't been to a show at the 'friendly confines', it really is life changing . . .
 
june 30
James Taylor and Jackson Browne perform their classics amongst the ivy at Wrigley. This will be one for the ages.
 
july 10 - 13
One word. Adele. At the United Center. It will be epic.
 
july 15 - 17
Digital Planets, Carly Rae Jepsen, Blood Orange, Thundercat. . . . just name dropping a few of the names scheduled to appear at PitchFork Music Festival at Union Park. It's one of the hottest festivals of the summer.
 
july 28 - 31
Chicago's premiere music event returns with an allstar line-up like never before. Lollapalooza is one of Chicago's biggest weekends of the year, even without tickets, it's an exciting time in the city.
 
aug 20 & 22
If you haven't had enough of Wrigley yet, get to Pearl Jam . . .  performing 2 nights.
 
 

Annual Events in Chicago

  • Taste of Chicago, Summer
  • Chicago Marathon, Fall
  • Lollapalooza, Summer
  • Stylemax, Spring & Fall
  • Bridal Expo
  • Chicago auto show, Winter
  • Air and water show, Summer

Shopping

  • Magnificent Mile
  • State Street
  • Water Tower Place
  • North Beach
  • Oak Street
 
 
Millennium Park
312-742-5222
201 east randolph
Chicago, Illinois 60602
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Merchandise Mart
312- 527-4141
350 North Orleans Street
Chicago, Illinois 60654
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Magnificent Mile
312-951-9900
645 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Wrigley Building
800-974-4539
410 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Tribune Tower
312-222-3994
435 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Navy Pier
312-595-7437
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Loop Financial & Theatre District
24 West Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601
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Art Institute of Chicago
312-629-6100
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60603
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Oak Street Beach
312-742-5121
1000 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Wrigley Field
773-404-2827
1060 West Addison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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Willis Tower
312-875-9447
233 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60606
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McCormick Place Convention Center
312-225-3899
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60616
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Grant Park
312-742-7648
337 E Randolph Dr
Chicago, Illinois 60601-7403
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Oak Street
312-747-2474
Proviso
Chicago, Illinois
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Water Tower Place
312-951-2299
835 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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John Hancock Building
312-751-3681
875 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Soldier Field
312-235-7000
Museum Campus Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60605
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The Field Museum
312-922-9410
1400 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois
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Museum of Science and Industry
773-684-1414
1 57th Street and Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60637
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Shedd Aquarium
312-939-2438
1200 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60605
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Lincoln Park Zoo
312-742-2000
2200 North Cannon Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60614
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North Beach
312-266-7842
1 1551 North Sheffield Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60614
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American Girl Store
877-247-5223
835 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois
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United Center
312-455-4500
1901 West Madison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60612
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