Things to Do

Your comprehensive guide to the best events and things to do in Chicago

Things to do in Chicago

Things to do with kids in Chicago

Pick your own berries

Take a short drive and spend the day on farms where you can pick your own fruit

"You'll never poop alone again"

An interview with local mom blogger and bestselling author Karen Alpert of Baby Sideburns

Playgrounds with water features

These spray parks and playgrounds with water features offer splash pads and more fun ways to get wet

The best kids' menus

With options like petite filets and mini sushi bites, your little ones will surely join the clean plate club

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Chicago's best attractions

  1. 233 S Wacker Dr, at Adams St
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Adler Planetarium

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 1300 S Lake Shore Dr
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Shedd Aquarium

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 1200 S Lake Shore Dr
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The Field Museum

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 1400 S Lake Shore Dr, at McFetridge Dr
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Art Institute of Chicago

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 111 S Michigan Ave, at Adams St
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  1. 5700 S Lake Shore Dr, at 57th St
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Chicago History Museum

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 1601 N Clark St, at North Ave
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  1. 55 N Michigan Ave, at Washington St
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  1. 2430 N Cannon Dr, at Fullerton Pkwy
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  1. 78 E Washington St, at Michigan Ave
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  1. 740 E 56th Pl, at 57th St
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  1. 1852 W 19th St, between Wolcott Ave and Wood St
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iFLY Indoor Skydiving

  • Price band: 3/4
  1. 5520 Park Place
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  • Free
  1. 4740 N Western Ave, between Leland and Lawrence Aves
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  1. 1919 N Seminary Ave, at Maud Ave
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  1. 835 N Michigan Ave, Chicago Ave, 7th floor
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  1. Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, 60611
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  1. 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.
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  1. 300 N Central Park Ave, at Fulton Blvd
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The 10 craziest things we overheard this week

Jasmine-—it’s my new whore's bath.

You’ve managed to make ice cream disgusting. Congratulations.

Nobody says “Chi City.”

There's another word for that: fuckin’.

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