Things to Do in Chicago
Thinking of spending the weekend in Chicago and wondering what to do? Take a look below at just a few of the many choices Chicago has to offer:
Broadway in Chicago
Chicago is a great theater town with productions of many Broadway shows currently running, including the hugely popular, Hamilton (playing right next door to AAM’s office). For more information and tickets check out the Broadway in Chicago website
Chicago also is home to the world famous Steppenwolf Theatre Company that has produced such esteemed actors as John Malkovich, Gary Sinise, Terry Kinney, Jeff Perry, Laurie Metcalf, Joan Allen, Glenne Headley, John Mahoney and many others. Many Steppenwolf productions are Tony Award winners. Click here for more information.
Or you can input the dates that you are in town at https://www.theatreinchicago.com to see what's playing in and around Chicago.
Or maybe, you would like to see a comedy show at the famous Second City, where many Saturday Night Live alums and late night TV hosts got their start. Click here for information.
For sports enthusiasts, summer in Chicago only means one thing - baseball! The Minnesota Twins have the privilege of playing on both sides of town the week of the AAM Investment Conference. They start on the Southside playing the 2005 World Champion White Sox June 26th, 27th and 28th. All three games are 7:10 pm starts. Click here for more information.
The Twins then head north to face the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs June 29th through July 1st. Click here for more information.
Chicago has many world class museums. The Art Institute of Chicago, the Field Museum (home of Sue, the world's largest T-Rex!), the Museum of Contemporary Art, as well as the Adler Planetarium and the Shedd Aquarium to name a few. Here's a site with the ten top museums in the city with links to all of their websites, where you can find more information and tickets.
Given how much there is to do in Chicago, if you would prefer a "one stop shop" website where you could find everything you needed to know and more about what is happening in Chicago, then check out the City of Chicago's website.
The newest attraction in the city for tourists and residents alike is the Chicago Riverwalk. Since its opening, the Riverwalk has been a bustling hub of activity, offering a variety of venues and spaces for residents and visitors to eat, drink and play. Click here for more information.
Navy Pier is the most visited attraction in the State of Illinois. It features restaurants, shops, the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the Ferris Wheel and other amenities. It’s also a great place to book a boat ride to get an incredible view of the most beautiful skyline in the world. For information go to https://navypier.org.