Activities & Festivals

CHICAGOLAND EVENTS JANUARY-APRIL 2018

CityPASS Chicago
www.citypass.com/chicago
Save money at five of Chicago’s most popular destinations! Chicago CityPASS is a booklet of admission tickets to 5 must-see tourist attractions in Chicago. You’ll save 53% compared to regular box office prices. You’ll also save time with easy access at most attractions, no waiting in lines! Once you have your CityPASS booklet, skip the line and head straight for the entrance. Visit the attractions in any order you choose. Booklets are good for nine consecutive days. Purchase at any Chicago attraction or at www.citypass.com/chicago. Passes good for Shedd Aquarium, Skydeck at Willis Tower, The Field Museum, your choice of either Museum of Science & Industry or 360 Chicago, and your choice of wither the Adler Planetarium or Art Institute.

Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Company
www.chicagotrolley.com
Chicago’s premier Hop On Hop Off ® city sightseeing tours with 13 stops in our classic red & green Trolleys and fun-filled Double Decker buses. They also offer private group transportation for special events such as weddings, parties, and corporate outings.
Stops:
Skydeck Chicago
Michigan Avenue Bridge
Art Institute / Millennium Park
Hilton Chicago / Grant Park
Adler Planetarium
Field Museum / Shedd Aquarium
Maggie Daley Park / Millennium Park
Sheraton Hotel
Navy Pier
The Magnificent Mile
Water Tower
360 Chicago at John Hancock Center
Hard Rock / River North

Month By Month Chicago Area Activities

Please note that these are approximate dates only and may change from year to year.

January

Free Days at Chicago museums

February

Chicago Auto Show, McCormick Place
Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration, Chinatown
Chicago Restaurant Week
Free Days at Chicago museums
Chinese New Year Celebration

March

St Patrick’s Day Parade and Dyeing of the River
Skating at Millennium Park Ends

April

C2E2
Artropolis
oneofakind Show + Sale

May

Mayfest, Lakeview
Cinco De Mayo Parade
Wright Plus (Oak Park)

June

Beginning of Grant Park Music Festival Season
Beginning of Ravinia Festival Season (Glencoe)
Gay Pride Parade

July

Pitchfork Music Festival
4th of July Fireworks, Navy Pier
Taste of Chicago
Dragon Boat Race for Literacy, Chinatown

August

Chicago Air & Water Show
Lollapalooza
Bud Billiken Parade & Picnic
Chicago Comic-Con

September

Chicago Gourmet
Chicago Jazz Festival
Venetian Night

October

Chicagoween
Chicago Humanities Festival

November

Magnificent Mile Lights Parade
McDonald’s Thansksgiving Parade
Skating at Millennium Park Begins

December

Christkindlmarket
Christmas Around the World & Holidays of Light, MSI
Zoolights, Lincoln Park Zoo
Fifth Third Bank Winter Wonderfest, Navy Pier

For additional information on city-sponsored festivals and events, go to the City of Chicago’s tourism Web site, www.choosechicago.com.

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