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

Holiday gift guide for kids

Shop the best gifts for kids with our holiday gift guide, complete with must-have toys for the season

Best Christmas movies for kids

Snuggle up with the family for a movie night that will get everyone in the holiday spirit

Christmas activities for kids

Christmas plays, parks strung up with lights, museum exhibits and more

Restaurants where kids eat free

Because most of their food ends up on the floor anyway

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Chicago's best attractions

Willis Tower Skydeck

  • Price band: 2/4
  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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Art Institute of Chicago

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 111 S Michigan Ave, at Adams St
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The Field Museum

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

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 875 N Michigan Ave, 94th floorat Chestnut St
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  1. 5700 S Lake Shore Dr, at 57th St
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Shedd Aquarium

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 1200 S Lake Shore Dr
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Museum of Contemporary Art

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 220 E Chicago Ave, at Mies van der Rohe Way
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Green Mill Cocktail Lounge

  • Price band: 2/4
  1. 4802 N Broadway, at Lawrence Ave
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Chicago History Museum

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 1601 N Clark St, at North Ave
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  1. 337 E Randolph St, at Columbus Dr
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  1. 2001 N Clark St, between Lake Shore Dr and Fullerton Pkwy
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  1. 78 E Washington St, at Michigan Ave
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  1. 300 N Central Park Ave, at Fulton Blvd
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  1. 2430 N Cannon Dr, at Fullerton Pkwy
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  1. 740 E 56th Pl, at 57th St
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Brookfield Zoo

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 3300 Golf Rd
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  1. 1852 W 19th St, between Wolcott Ave and Wood St
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  1. Navy Pier, 700 E Grand Ave, at Lake Shore Drive
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iFLY Indoor Skydiving

  • Price band: 3/4
  1. 5520 Park Place
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  1. 55 N Michigan Ave, at Washington St
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Chicago Sports Museum

  • Price band: 1/4
  1. 835 N Michigan Ave, Chicago Ave, 7th floor
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  1. 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.
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