dana hotel and spa is located in Chicago's bustling River North neighborhood. Just steps from dana, you’ll discover an abundance of unique and exciting cultural, nightlife, and historical activities to enjoy. And don’t forget about the must-do Magnificent Mile, one of the hottest shopping streets in the U.S., dana is also close to some of the best restaurants, the Chicago theater district, and exciting nightlife. Enjoy!
The smash hit, multi-Tony winning Hamilton is still amazing Chicago audiences at the Cadillac Palace Theatre. Although it has been extended several times, it won’t be here forever. Don’t miss your chance to see one of the most lauded shows ever.
now - march 11
Ice skating in Millennium Park is a time-honored tradition in Chicago. With the stunning Chicago skyline as your backdrop, it's a sight to behold for locals and tourists alike.
feb 23 - may 9
The "Big Camera Little Camera" Exhibit by photographer Laurie Simmons opens for an extended stay at the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art. The museum describes her work as an photographic exploration of archetypal gender roles.Turning a critical eye on tropes that dominated the postwar era of her upbringing, Simmons creates fictional scenes that mirror and unsettle the American dream of prosperity and feminine domesticity".
mar 9 / mar 10
In the mood for something truly delicious? Get to the Chocolate & Spirits Expo for demonstrations, tastings, and a chance to meet the artisans of all things delectable.
Mariah Carey takes the stage at the Chicago Theatre for her Mariah Carey: Caution World Tour. A hit thus far among critics, it promises to be a memorable night of beautiful music in a beautiful theatre.
It really is true that all of Chicago becomes Irish on St. Patrick's Day weekend. Along with dozens of bar crawls and celebrations, find yourself at the world famous dyeing of the Chicago River, and annual St. Patrick's Day Parade is just a few blocks away.
The Shamrock Shuffle has become an institution in Chicago for spectators and runners alike. Come out and cheer on your favorite runner -after all, it's a great time, and for a great cause.
One of the most infamous signs of Spring occurs april 8 when the Chicago Cubs take the field in the home opener of the season. Whether you have tickets or not, the entire Wrigleyville scene is electric and worthwhile to experience.
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
explore our city”
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