Entertainment & attractions



Chicagoland provides a rich and varied cultural environment that we encourage you to sample and enjoy during your stay here. Chicago is home to a world-renowned symphony, a major opera company and a wide variety of theaters and professional sports teams. The lakefront park hosts free weekly open-air concerts throughout the summer, as well as numerous festivals.

Attractions In and Near Downtown Chicago

Art/Museum/Planetarium                                            Sports

Adler Planetarium                                                                    Chicago Bears                                   Art Institute of Chicago                                                           Chicago Blackhawks               Chicago Children’s Museum                                                  Chicago Bulls                                Field Museum of Natural History                                         Chicago  Cubs                                Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art                                        Chicago Fire                                  Museum of Science and Industry                                          Chicago Sky                            Oriental Institute Museum                                                     Chicago White Sox                    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Misc.                                                                                          Symphony/Opera

Chicago Architecture Foundation                                         Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chicago Botanic Garden                                                          Lyric Opera of Chicago        Chicago Historical Society                                                                                                         Chicago Festivals                                                                      Theatre                                 Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance                                    Chicago Shakespeare                  John G. Shedd Aquarium                                                                                                                John Hancock Observatory                                                     Zoo                                 Millennium Park                                                                       Brookfield Zoo                                  Navy Pier Chicago                                                                     Lincoln Park Zoo                         Skydeck Chicago at Willis Tower


Local Attractions