Best events in Chicago

Check out the top events in Chicago, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Wrigley Field
1. Wrigley Field
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143 local reviews
1060 W Addison St, Chicago
+1 773-404-2827
StadiumPoint of interestEstablishment
Adam
Home of the 2017 World Series Champions! Also has a new park with movies, farmer's market and kids activities…
Caro
Baseball park where the Cubs play. The Clark bus or red line will drop you off right in front if you want to c…
Gail
Wrigley Field is home to the Cubs baseball team and the park is over 100 years old. A famous Chicago landmark…
1. Wrigley Field
1. Wrigley Field
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143 local reviews
1060 W Addison St, Chicago
+1 773-404-2827
Adam
Adam
Home of the 2017 World Series Champions! Also has a new park with movies, farmer's market and kids activities. You can visit the trophy too…
Caro
Caro
Baseball park where the Cubs play. The Clark bus or red line will drop you off right in front if you want to catch a game, get a tour, or ju…
Gail
Gail
Wrigley Field is home to the Cubs baseball team and the park is over 100 years old. A famous Chicago landmark. 3 stops south on the Red Line…
2. Chicago Cultural Center
2. Chicago Cultural Center
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35 local reviews
78 E Washington St, Chicago
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 312-744-6630
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Denise
An 1897 Chicago Landmark, with a Neoclassical architectural style, right in the city of Chicago. Gorgeous Tiff…
Felicia
The stunning landmark building is home to two magnificent stained-glass domes, as well as free music, dance an…
Sasha
Beautiful space with stained-glass dome, as well as free music, dance and theater events, films, lectures, art…
2. Chicago Cultural Center
2. Chicago Cultural Center
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35 local reviews
78 E Washington St, Chicago
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 312-744-6630
Denise
Denise
An 1897 Chicago Landmark, with a Neoclassical architectural style, right in the city of Chicago. Gorgeous Tiffany dome inside and all the ar…
Felicia
Felicia
The stunning landmark building is home to two magnificent stained-glass domes, as well as free music, dance and theater events, films, lectu…
Sasha
Sasha
Beautiful space with stained-glass dome, as well as free music, dance and theater events, films, lectures, art exhibitions and family events…
3. Soldier Field
3. Soldier Field
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29 local reviews
1410 Museum Campus Dr, Chicago
+1 312-235-7000
StadiumPoint of interestEstablishment
Kunal And Jo
+70K capacity Stadium utilized for concerns, sporting events including Chicago Bears Home Games!
Robert
Soldier Field. Home of the Chicago Bears and many other sporting and concert events
Ricky
Home of the Chicago Bears *Several big stadium concerts/events in season Visit www.soldierfield.net for full…
3. Soldier Field
3. Soldier Field
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29 local reviews
1410 Museum Campus Dr, Chicago
+1 312-235-7000
Kunal And Jo
Kunal And Jo
+70K capacity Stadium utilized for concerns, sporting events including Chicago Bears Home Games!
Robert
Robert
Soldier Field. Home of the Chicago Bears and many other sporting and concert events
Ricky
Ricky
Home of the Chicago Bears *Several big stadium concerts/events in season Visit www.soldierfield.net for full list of events
4. The Flatiron Arts Building
4. The Flatiron Arts Building
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6 local reviews
1579 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 312-566-9800
StorePoint of interestEstablishment
Grace
People typically spend 30 min to 2 hr here. Innovative venue with a range of studios, from costume to fine art…
Dátus & Stacey
This is a huge labyrinth-like building filled with artist studios, some theaters, a hair salon, & a comic book…
Dátus & Stacey
This is a huge labyrinth-like building filled with artist studios, some theaters, a hair salon, & a comic book…
4. The Flatiron Arts Building
4. The Flatiron Arts Building
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6 local reviews
1579 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 312-566-9800
Grace
Grace
People typically spend 30 min to 2 hr here. Innovative venue with a range of studios, from costume to fine art, hosting monthly public event…
Dátus & Stacey
Dátus & Stacey
This is a huge labyrinth-like building filled with artist studios, some theaters, a hair salon, & a comic book store. Go on a First Friday e…
Dátus & Stacey
Dátus & Stacey
This is a huge labyrinth-like building filled with artist studios, some theaters, a hair salon, & a comic book store. Go on a First Friday e…
5. Cole's Bar
5. Cole's Bar
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13 local reviews
2338 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 773-276-5802
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Jen
This is another one of our go-to spots. It's definitely a dive but they have a full roster of events every ni…
Kate
This place is like Cheers where everyone knows everyone, and no one who doesn't live within walking distance. …
Meighan
Old man turned hipster bar.
5. Cole's Bar
5. Cole's Bar
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13 local reviews
2338 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 773-276-5802
Jen
Jen
This is another one of our go-to spots. It's definitely a dive but they have a full roster of events every night. McDonald is a regular at…
Kate
Kate
This place is like Cheers where everyone knows everyone, and no one who doesn't live within walking distance. Young dive bar where the owner…
Meighan
Meighan
Old man turned hipster bar.
6. Wicker Park
6. Wicker Park
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41 local reviews
Wicker Park, Chicago
NeighborhoodPolitical
Nick
This urban park offers a playground, sports fields, movie nights, a farmer's market & other events.
Joe
This urban park offers a playground, sports fields, movie nights, a farmer's market & other events.
Yuri
A fountain and park beautiful in every season. Sunday Farmer's Market when its warm.
6. Wicker Park
6. Wicker Park
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41 local reviews
Wicker Park, Chicago
Nick
Nick
This urban park offers a playground, sports fields, movie nights, a farmer's market & other events.
Joe
Joe
This urban park offers a playground, sports fields, movie nights, a farmer's market & other events.
Yuri
Yuri
A fountain and park beautiful in every season. Sunday Farmer's Market when its warm.
7. Aragon Ballroom
7. Aragon Ballroom
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20 local reviews
1106 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 773-561-9500
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Felicia
Music events and shows.
Rick
An original Chicago music and special events venue.
Graz Anton
What an amazing venue for concerts. Looks like an opera house. Legend has it that the secret tunnels under the…
7. Aragon Ballroom
7. Aragon Ballroom
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20 local reviews
1106 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 773-561-9500
Felicia
Felicia
Music events and shows.
Rick
Rick
An original Chicago music and special events venue.
Graz Anton
Graz Anton
What an amazing venue for concerts. Looks like an opera house. Legend has it that the secret tunnels under the nearby Green Mill, a Prohibit…
8. Sulzer Regional Library, Chicago Public Library
8. Sulzer Regional Library, Chicago Public Library
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4 local reviews
4455 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 312-744-7616
LibraryPoint of interestEstablishment
Alex
Housed in an architecturally significant building (slated to undergo remodeling soon), Sultzer offers a great …
Christine
The "Regional" part means that this is an extra-large public library. It frequently hosts lectures and other c…
Sarah
A fabulous library, with computers for public use, well-stocked audio visual and periodicals holdings, and ev…
8. Sulzer Regional Library, Chicago Public Library
8. Sulzer Regional Library, Chicago Public Library
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4 local reviews
4455 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 312-744-7616
Alex
Alex
Housed in an architecturally significant building (slated to undergo remodeling soon), Sultzer offers a great selection of books and media; …
Christine
Christine
The "Regional" part means that this is an extra-large public library. It frequently hosts lectures and other community events and boasts one…
Sarah
Sarah
A fabulous library, with computers for public use, well-stocked audio visual and periodicals holdings, and even a foreign section! The 2nd …
9. Salvage One
9. Salvage One
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4 local reviews
1840 West Hubbard Street, Chicago
Closed · Opens Friday 11:00 AM
+1 312-733-0098
Furniture storeHome goods storeStore
Hannah
Vintage furniture store and event space. Wonderful place to get lost in, even if you don't plan on buying. I k…
Tara
Salvaged decor and construction warehouse/party venue. I rarely buy anything, but love to walk around and che…
Jason And Ela
Antiques to been seen, but pricey, still a place worth a look.
9. Salvage One
9. Salvage One
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4 local reviews
1840 West Hubbard Street, Chicago
Closed · Opens Friday 11:00 AM
+1 312-733-0098
Hannah
Hannah
Vintage furniture store and event space. Wonderful place to get lost in, even if you don't plan on buying. I know you will see objects you'v…
Tara
Tara
Salvaged decor and construction warehouse/party venue. I rarely buy anything, but love to walk around and check out the unique items they h…
Jason And Ela
Jason And Ela
Antiques to been seen, but pricey, still a place worth a look.
10. United Center
10. United Center
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53 local reviews
1901 W Madison St, Chicago
+1 312-455-4500
StadiumPoint of interestEstablishment
Beth
Chicago Bulls, Chicago Blackhawks and other great musical events and productions all take place at this fantas…
Maggie & Steve
Easy get to from location, via Ashland bus see sporting events, concert venues, and events in general.
Ricky
Home of the Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks Visit www.unitedcenter.com for full list of concerts and ev…
10. United Center
10. United Center
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53 local reviews
1901 W Madison St, Chicago
+1 312-455-4500
Beth
Beth
Chicago Bulls, Chicago Blackhawks and other great musical events and productions all take place at this fantastic venue!
Maggie & Steve
Maggie & Steve
Easy get to from location, via Ashland bus see sporting events, concert venues, and events in general.
Ricky
Ricky
Home of the Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks Visit www.unitedcenter.com for full list of concerts and events.
11. The Logan Theatre
11. The Logan Theatre
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67 local reviews
2646 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago
+1 773-342-5555
Movie theaterPoint of interestEstablishment
Paul & Sarah
Logan Theatre shows new and old movies with cheap tickets. They have a bar and also do a lot of fun stuff lik…
Jason & Jennifer
This fully restored Art Deco movie theatre features many cultural events, a full bar, and midnight movies.
Sarah
Great old movie theater recently renovated! Shows newly run films as well as the occasional classic.
11. The Logan Theatre
11. The Logan Theatre
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67 local reviews
2646 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago
+1 773-342-5555
Paul & Sarah
Paul & Sarah
Logan Theatre shows new and old movies with cheap tickets. They have a bar and also do a lot of fun stuff like movie trivia, show live spor…
Jason & Jennifer
Jason & Jennifer
This fully restored Art Deco movie theatre features many cultural events, a full bar, and midnight movies.
Sarah
Sarah
Great old movie theater recently renovated! Shows newly run films as well as the occasional classic.
12. McCormick Place
12. McCormick Place
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19 local reviews
2301 S King Dr, Chicago
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 312-791-7000
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Terry
Convention center, events and exhbitions
Be
Convention center hosts multiple numerous global events, conventions and gatherings.
Jason
Chicago's largest convention center and home to many national events.
12. McCormick Place
12. McCormick Place
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19 local reviews
2301 S King Dr, Chicago
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 312-791-7000
Terry
Terry
Convention center, events and exhbitions
Be
Be
Convention center hosts multiple numerous global events, conventions and gatherings.
Jason
Jason
Chicago's largest convention center and home to many national events.