Explore Things to do in Chicagodana 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.
may 10 - may 15
If you missed the drama of Roxie Hart and Velma the last time they were in town, catch them this time around when Chicago The Musical comes to the Cadillac Palace Theatre. Murder never looked, and sounded so spectacular!
Cyndi Lauper takes the stage at the Chicago Theatre for one night only. Since her iconic roll in the '80's, this talented songwriter and performer has proven her staying power through her successful musical genres crossovers. This is a show to be seen.
may 20 - may 26
If you're a film buff, the Chicago Critics Film Festival may be just what you're looking for. Staged at the historic Music Box Theatre, enjoy 6 days of hidden treasures on celluloid that you can only see here.
may21 - may 24
The one and only nra show (national restaurant association) hits chicago, and has most people salivating already. While much of the show is for industry types only, a fair number of events are accessible by the public. If you're a foodie, (and a mere mortal), you'll want to see what happening . . . and available!
may 27 - may 28
The one and only Beyonce will rock Soldier Field in her 2016 Formation Tour. Tickets are still available for this once-in-a-lifetime event.
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 . . .
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.
The pulitzer prize winning stage musical, Hamilton, will make it's first debut outside of Broadway on September 27 at the PrivateBank Theatre. THis show promises to be one of the biggest ever to grace our talented stages.
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
- Magnificent Mile
- State Street
- Water Tower Place
- North Beach
- Oak Street
Loop Financial & Theatre District
Art Institute of Chicago
Oak Street Beach
McCormick Place Convention Center
Water Tower Place
John Hancock Building
The Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo
American Girl Store