In & Around Town
Seasonal shopping at The Line
Open November 9th through January 2017
The Line – Chicago is an immersive seasonal shopping experience at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago.
View Shopping & Champagne Promotion
January 26, 5:30 - 8:30pmNavy Pier, Aon Grand Ballroom
First Bites Bash
Official kick-off to Chicago’s Restaurant Week, the First Bites Bash offers a VIP sneak peak and direct access to the city’s best culinary wizardry!
January 27 - February 9Various Restaurants
Chicago Restaurant Week
Chicago Restaurant Week offers the unique opportunity to enjoy some of the city’s best by way of prix fixe menus at reduced prices! This year, Brunch at $22 per guest is a new addition for many participating restaurants while the $22 lunches and $33/$44 dinners include long-time favorites and new hits.
January 28th, 12pm-4pmBloomingdale's Fashion Store
Bloomingdale's Year of the Rooster Celebration
Bloomingdale's invites you to celebrate the year of the Rooster. Ring in the Lunar New Year with a traditional lion dance, events and Lunar New Year inspired merchandise including their limited-edition Little Rooster Bag.
January 28Oak Street Beach
Polar Bear Plunge
This charitable effort made by the bravest of souls happens annually in Lake Michigan and is regularly attended by celebrities and spectators alike.
January 28Navy Pier, Grand Ballroom
Chicago Ale Fest
The Winter installment of the popular effort draws locals and tourist evenly. There is much to take in (and down!) as craft brew has grown to be one of the city’s best attributes.
January 27 - 29Navy Pier
Ideal Home Show
Showcasing the best and newest in home improvement products, services and demonstrations, this annual event is highly anticipated!
February 9 - 19Various Theatres
Chicago Theatre Week
With ticket prices dropped to $15 or $30 (or some even below!), this is the perfect opportunity to widen your theatrical horizons with the best in small, independent theatre or the bigger-budget companies you just haven’t gotten to yet.
February 11 - 20McCormick Place
Chicago Auto Show
Eagerly awaited, this is one of the largest exhibitions of its’ kind for automobiles – or anything with wheels! Pristine restorations sit beside wild new prototypes.
February 11 - March 26, 10am-4pmChicago Botanical Garden
The Orchid Show
Our first hint of spring blossoms beautifully with one of the largest as well as best reasons to visit Glencoe!
February 25, Noon-4pmNortherly Island
Polar Adventure Days
Winter comes alive with this final free installment of the annual gathering that brings live animals up close, try on some snowshoes and venture out to appreciate Chicago as only locals do.