Events

St. Nick in Shades: Fresh Riff on Holiday Tunes

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Do you love holiday music but are looking for something a little different this year? On December 20 at City Winery, check out St. Nick in Shades. Putting unique spins on Christmas classics, this holiday concert will put you in a festive mood.

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Chicago Christmas Crawl

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Get ready to lift your holiday spirits! Over 15 local venues open their doors on December 12 for a holiday tasting stroll where you can enjoy special gourmet bites. Dress up like Santa and join in the fun of the Chicago Christmas Crawl.

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2015 McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade in Chicago

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Join one of the biggest holiday celebrations in Chicago for the 2015 McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade. See spectacular floats, balloons, and marching bands up close. The parade route along State Street in the Loop is only a few blocks from our hotel!

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NBA Basketball – Chicago Bulls vs Timberwolves at the United Center

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Cheer on the Chicago Bulls as they celebrate their 50th season in the NBA. On Saturday, November 7, they take the floor against archrival the Minnesota Timberwolves for an exciting early season showdown at the United Center in Downtown Chicago

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Why We Absolutely Love the New World’s Fair Exhibit at The Field Museum

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Stepping into the new Opening the Vaults: Wonders of the 1893 World’s Fair exhibit is like stepping back in time. You get that sense of Old Chicago – what it must have been like to be in a city that felt new, massive, and booming, even then. The exhibit gives you a whirlwind tour, sure. You won’t be […]

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Best Summer Festivals in Chicago

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Chances are, if you travel to Chicago during the summer months, your trip will coincide with a spectacular summer festival. You won’t be at a loss for fun things to do here any time of the year, but between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the city has a special sizzle. Since this top Illinois town […]

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Chicago Attractions within Walking Distance

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Locals know it as The Loop. The Loop is the historical commercial center of Downtown Chicago, a hotspot chockfull of dining, shopping, entertainment, and the most fun things to do in Chicago. When you stay at our hotel, you have quick, convenient access to this hub of personal and professional attractions as well as this […]

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Chicago Comic Con

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It goes by many names: C2E2, Chicago Comic Con. But its more formal title is The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo.  And what is it, you ask? Well, it’s really something else if you’ve never been to it. Okay, so that didn’t answer the question but this will: Chicago Comic Con is a convention that […]

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Chicago Farmer’s Market is coming!

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It’s that time of year again in Chicago when hope springs eternal. No, not about the Cubs (though that does happen every year at this time) but rather about the wealth of Chicago Farmers Markets that will be opening in May. Soon enough, these outstanding open-air markets will be filled with yummy fruits and vegetables […]

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Chicago Flower and Garden Show

One of the most colorful and sweetest-smelling events in the Chicago area, the Chicago Flower and Garden Show is a beautiful exhibition of blooms from around the globe, landscaping products, horticultural technologies and gardening supplies. Taking place at Navy Pier from March 9-17, 2013, this exciting annual event appeals to flower lovers, gardeners, landscapers and […]

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