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Things to do in Chicago this winter

Bundle up and prepare to brave the cold weather while exploring some of Chicago's best winter offerings

Zach Long
Morgan Olsen
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Zach Long
Morgan Olsen

For as much as Chicagoans complain about the cold temperatures and occasional snow that winter brings, the season can still be quite enjoyable. Given the extraordinary circumstances we're living in, we expect that even more residents will take a break from their latest Netflix binge to spend some time outside, taking time to appreciate Chicago parks and public art regardless of how frigid the weather gets. And even if you're stuck indoors, you can still order delivery from some of Chicago's best restaurants while you glare at the slush lining the streets and dream about spring. Whether you're searching for local businesses to support or a spot to go skating, here's where you'll find great things to do in Chicago this winter.

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