What to do in Chicago
Chicago never lacks for things to do, but there are a handful of major happenings you especially don’t want to miss. View each link below for our insider tips to Chicago’s annual events. Now all that’s left to do is figure out how you can fit them all into your schedule.
Steps from our front doors, enjoy events all year long like music and movies in the park.
Shamrock Shuffle and St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Kick off the running season in Chicago at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, an 8K run through downtown.
Eight stages, 170+ bands ... and less than a 15 minute walk from the hotel.
Pitchfork Music Festival
Presents 40+ acts over the course of 3-days each summer in Chicago's Union Park.
Chicago Air and Water Show
Delighting fans for 60 years over Lake Michigan’s North Avenue Beach.
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is the pinnacle of achievement for elite athletes and everyday runners alike.
Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
A 2-day celebration with fireworks, holiday shopping, activities, and the famed Tree-Lighting Parade.