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.
Our staff will help direct you to all of the hottest places in Chicago, including restaurants and clubs to make sure your downtown Chicago experience is unique and memorable.
now - sept
With summer here, there are few things more amazing to do than enjoy a movie in the park with the stunning city skyline as your backdrop . . . In Chicago there are more than 200 screens in parks all over the city. Click through to find the film and location you desire, then grab a blanket and your favorite co-star.
There are few things better than an amazing fireworks display during the summer. Now through Sept 5, you can catch the Navy Pier Fireworks every Wednesday at 9:30 and Saturday's at 10:15. They are gorge.
now - june 28
Make your Sunday's true Sunday 'Funday's' with Second City's Sunday Bloody Mary Sunday brunches. Each Sunday get your fill of delicious brunch, bloody mary's and laughs at the UP Comedy Club
june 17 - sept 9
Indulge some of the best views in the city, relish savory bites and cocktail, enjoy live instrumental and vocal jazz tunes, and enjoy the world renowned Shedd Aquarium at Jazzin' at the Shed. This event takes place every Wednesday throughout the summer, and it shouldn't be missed.
june 19 - june 20
Known as the largest tattoo convention in the world, the Body Art Expo brings together some of the most talented body art talent from around the country. If you appreciate self expression, perhaps this is the place to be.
june 21 - june 22 & june 29
June is Gay Pride month all over the country, and in Chicago, it's a week-long celebration. Festivities kick-off with Chicago Pride Fest featuring live bands, food, art, and more parties than you can count. The festivities end June 29 with the Pride Parade in Lakeview East featuring over 200 floats under the "Color our World with Pride" theme. and It's a short L ride from here, and a fun fanciful day to celebrate.
july 1 - aug 22
The ever popular Grant Park Music Festival kicks off with amazing classical music all summer-long - Grab a blanket and a basket of goodies and get outdoors to experience a magical night of music . . . or several.
Celebrate America's birth at one of the largest 4th of July celebrations in the country. There is nothing quite like seeing the entire Chicago skyline light up with this spectacular 4th of July Fireworks show. Although the viewing area stretches across the lakefront, key locations fill up early.
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