Check out our map below plus our list of cool unique stuff to do. Keep scrolling for the 411.
April 24 - 25
Ok . .. so our LOVE OF BACON isn't so secret . . . . and if you love it too, you've gotta GET to BaconFest 2014!!! Chefs Makin' Bacon . . . we're speechless! nom - nom - nom. By the way, the fact that ACME is the OFFICIAL HOTEL of BaconFest has nothing to do with this endorsement - that's how deep our passion goes for this national treasure of MEAT!
Did someone say Whiskey, and Fest in the same sentence? Um, yea! The Whiskey Fest takes place April 25 where master distillers pour and teach about 300 whiskeys. Think of it as an educational event. Get refined!
April 24 - 27
If you're a fan of new and classic comics, and all things pop culture, check out the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo. There's lots of cool stuff to add to your collection . . . .
May 2 - 4
Vogue . . . Vogue . . . Vogue . . . Randolph Street Market is back at it again with the Modern Vintage Chicago sale. Cool music, and featured fashion from 75 vendors . . . Some of the best views of the city too. Check it.
You don't have to go to Cabo to feel the spirit of Cinco De Mayo . . . Parties abound for this annual celebration with every mexican restaurants serving up yummy margarita's, cervesa, and authentic mexican eats. There's also the Cinco de Mayo Festival in Little Village. Ay Carumba.
In the mood for tunes? One night only, check out Straight No Chaser at the Rialto Theatre . . . Groovy listening! Lot's more concerts are lined up for the summer too, in the parks, the theaters, arena's, and Wrigley! . . . Check back for updates!
May 15 - 25
It's Chicago Craft Beer Week . . . Nuf' said. Chicago neighborhood bars rally to feature their craft beers in this weeklong celebration of what we call beer individuality! This is so big, there's even a map! Love beer? This is for you.
There's nothing sweeter than the summer wind in your hair, the sparkling Lake Michigan at your side, and Chicago's lustrous skyscrapers beckoning above. Get your wheels ready and join the Bike the Drive event - it's the only time you won't have city busses or pesky cabbies on your tail!
In case you haven't noticed, Chicago bike riders are pretty much like the USPS when it comes to dedicated riding through sleet, snow, hell or high water! Get your Divvy and ride the city like a local, they're practically at every street corner. If you're a tad on the laid back side - a segway may be more your speed . . . we've got those too!
If you love to eat as much as we do, you've gotta check this out . . . Chicago Food Planet offers a full array of food tours. Take a big bite out of Chicago, then come back to ACME for a long snooooooze.
If you've been dying to check out EATALY, you're in luck - it's a block away, and yeah, it's awesome.
Are you an adrenaline junkie? Then head over to the Willis Tower and the Ledge. It's a glass box extended over the street, 103 stories in the air. Enough said. Tweet that Twitterverse!
If you love all things four legged and furry, you'll love the Lincoln Park Zoo. A leader in wildlife conservation, the zoo features super cool animals of many many species. If you don't believe us, ask our associate Eve - She goes APE for LPZoo. Plus . . . it's F-R-E-E!