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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. 
 

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. 

Upcoming Events

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. 

july 4

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

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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