Things to Do

Discover the best things to do in Chicago, including popular events, festivals, attractions, tours and free activities

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Chicago summer festivals guide

Get out there and have a blast

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The best things to do in Chicago

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The best cheap things to do this summer

Chicago has plenty of cheap things to do to keep us entertained

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The 25 best sights and attractions in Chicago

Entertain guests or act like a tourist in your hometown and revisit these iconic Chicago attractions

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101 things to do in Chicago

Chicago is filled with possibilities

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Free things to do in Chicago

These won't cost you a cent

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Events and festivals

Sports and fitness

A complete guide to Chicago Cubs games

The Chicago Cubs are more than just a baseball team

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Music

Millennium Park summer concert series lineup

Enjoy free concerts all summer long

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Upcoming concerts in Chicago

Look no further for live music

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Music

Chicago summer music festivals

Chicago is the capital of summer music festivals

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Sports and fitness

Chicago White Sox game guide

Grab a beer and a hot dog and enjoy South Side baseball all summer long

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Things to do in Chicago every day

Things to do with kids

Kids

Best birthday party ideas for kids

Birthday celebrations for kids are a really big deal, and it's not just about the cake. Chicago has the perfect spot for just about any type of party imaginable—from dance parties and bowling to rock climbing and painting. Here are some of our favorites, perfect for various ages, budgets and styles.

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Kid-friendly restaurants in Chicago

Move over, chicken fingers and hot dogs

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The best kids clothing stores in Chicago

Make your kiddos the most stylish on the playground

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The best toy stores in Chicago

Toy stores aren't just for kids anymore!

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Chicago museums

Museums

10 best Chicago museums

Have inspiring encounters with art, history and culture

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Every single free museum day in Chicago

Stroll through exhibits without spending a dime

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Museums

13 best free art museums and galleries

Art doesn't have to cost a fortune

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Chicago's top children's museums

Chicago has some of the best exhibits for kids in the country

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Chicago attractions

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50 most beautiful buildings in Chicago

Find beauty, everywhere

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10 Chicago tours that you should go on

Experience Chicago by foot, bike, boat or helicopter

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A complete guide to the 606

Cruise through Chicago's newest park

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The best Chicago food tours

Try Chicago's best pizza in a single afternoon

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Things to do in Chicago neighborhoods

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Ukrainian Village and Noble Square neighborhood guide

Discover an abundance of restaurants, bars, cheap eats and attractions

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Lakeview

Find plenty to do in Lakeview

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Humboldt Park

Humboldt Park has no shortage of attractions

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Andersonville

Visit one of Chicago's most charming neighborhoods

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