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CHICAGO IS OPEN and the Summer of 2021 is going to be the BEST EVER! There's so much to do and see this summer . . . so start planning your getaway and adventures - Below is a snapshot of what we'd do, in the 312.
july 29 - Aug 1
Unless you've been living under a rock, you likely know that LOLLAPALOOZA is BACK! And with a star-studded, rock 'til you drop line-up! Foo Fighters, Post Malone, Megan Thee Stallion, Miley Cyrus, will be taking center stages along with tons of other bands you just gotta see! Tickets are going fast, or you could befriend somebody whose already got 'em . . . either way, get here!
TAKE A CULTURE TRIP!Some of Chicago's greatest cultural institutions are now welcoming back visitors! HOORAY! Of course, visitors can once again enjoy the plethora of cultural experiences that Chicago has to offer.
NOW - OCTOBER 24
Do you love yourself a Super Hero? Then check out the Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes 80- years of Marvel at the Museum of Science & Industry This is one Exhibit chock-ful of super powers! Reservations are required so hit the link, book your visit, and iron that cape!
NOW - SEPTEMBER
The Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit continues to thrill audiences at the Lighthouse ArtSpace at Germania Club in the Gold Coast. You'll see Van Gogh like never before. Seriously, book yourself some tickets and GOGH!
AUGUSTThe Art of Banksy makes its splash in Chicago August 7 and it promises to be a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness the largest collection of this infamous street-artists' work under one roof . . . keep in mind, this is an unauthorized exhibit, a compilation of Banksy works from a variety of private collections. Get your tickets now, or they'll be as elusive as the artist himself!
Of course Chicago has a wealth of cultural experiences just waiting for you. Check out all the museums here - All are open with reservations. Field Museum,
Shed Aquarium, Art Institute, Museum of Contemporary Art and the Chicago History Museum
WRIGLEY CONCERTS ARE BACK!If you're anything like us, you've been on pins and needles waiting to hear if Wrigley concerts would be back in 2021, and Eureka! They are. There's nothing like enjoying live music from your favorite bands surrounded by ivied walls! Check out the schedule below!
July 17: Chris Stapleton
July 21: Guns & Roses
Aug 15: The Hella Mega Tour Green Day, Fall Out Boy, Wheezer
Aug 27: Lady Gaga
Aug 29: Def Leppard/Motley Crue
Aug 30: Maroon 5
Enjoy the Great Outdoors
The famed Chicago Architecture Tour is ready to guide you on an epic journey of discovery . . . Truly! You'll see some beautiful sites, enjoy a cocktail, and a "cool" river breeze in the heart of Chicago. Other Riverboat cruises are available too, check out Shoreline, Wendella, Mercury, and a ton more!
We're so lucky that Chicago has some of the best city parks in the World, and with many indoor activities closed, now is the time to truly appreciate them in all of their splendor! Take a stroll through Millennium Park and The Bean, Grant Park, or Lincoln Park and see the dramatic backdrop of the city behind them. And if you're an animal lover, the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo are waiting to give you a warm welcome. Free-admission reservations are required, so book it before you go!
SHOPPING, ANYONE?Chicago stores and boutiques are open for business. If you fancy a new spring wardrobe, or just some browsing, you'll find most major retailers and boutiques are open. Capacity limits are in place to ensure social distancing, so be sure to mask up and keep your distance!
An ideal safe, and social distanced activity is a visit to Lincoln Park Zoo. The animals here are 4 season after all! You'll need to make a reservation!
While concert halls may be closed, there are still great ways to enjoy live bands! Many of the best music houses in the city like Lincoln Hall, Green Mill, and more are offering streaming concerts - so just get cozy at ACME and enjoy!