Living in our residences means having access to the greatest cultural and entertaining tourist attractions in Chicago.

Whatever your pleasure, the options abound throughout downtown and Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods.


Chicago Theater

One of the most popular forms of Chicago entertainment is theater. Chicago’s theater scene includes talented local companies and top-notch traveling troupes in classic theaters as well as smaller venues.

entertainment1The downtown Theater District is host to mega-hit musicals, plays, and dance productions straight from Broadway as part of Broadway in Chicago, which is one of the the city’s most popular tourist attractions.Millennium Park plays host to outdoor concerts in the famous Pritzker Pavilion during the summer season. The birthplace of Chicago blues, Chicago’s thriving music scene is home to big name concerts such as Lollapalooza and soul-stirring performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Lyric Opera of Chicago, while popular local venues for blues, jazz, rock, hip-hop, and more are packed nightly.


Chicago Sports

Though the Chicago sports teams have had their highs and their lows over the years, the local fans are always behind them.

entertainment2The Chicago Bears football team, known for their impressive defense and exciting offense, plays at the newly renovated Soldier Field located just south of Millennium Park. Hockey fans will enjoy seeing the Chicago Blackhawks hockey team play live at the United Center, the largest arena in the United States. The United Center is also home to the Chicago Bulls basketball team, winners of multiple national championships – and who can forget the legendary Michael Jordan? In addition, Chicago is fortunate to have two major league baseball teams, the Chicago White Sox, who play on the south side at U.S. Cellular Field, and the lovable Cubs, who call the north side Wrigley Field home. Last but not least, the Chicago Fire soccer team plays at Toyota Field to a diverse crowd of soccer enthusiasts. Whether you’re a baseball fan, football fan, or just an all around sports fan, going to the games is an exciting form of Chicago entertainment for everyone.

Chicago Night Clubs

When the sun goes down, Chicago entertainment comes to life. Get ready to dance the night away in the city’s famed night clubs!

entertainment3Welcome to Chicago and get ready to dance the night away! Whether you’re a local or a tourist, the night clubs are some of the most popular and energetic tourist attractions in Chicago. The city offers a plethora of venues from hip dance clubs that feature world classic DJs on the turntables to trendy lounges and afterhours joints. Move over New York – Chicago is the real city that never sleeps. The energy intensifies with each passing hour until the sun rises, ensuring that every night out is more exciting than the last.

Festivals & Special Events

entertainment4Another Chicago entertainment custom comes in the form of festivals! Chicago is host to numerous special events throughout the year including the Taste of Chicago, a unique food festival that allows visitors to sample the best of the city’s restaurants, the Chicago Blues Festival, where the world’s finest blues musicians gather, the Chicago Air & Water show, and Venetian Night, when dozens of elaborated decorated boats sail the Chicago River amidst a spectacular fireworks display.

Useful Websites

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra website.

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra website.

Purchase tickets to local events.

Purchase tickets to local events.

Experience the best of Broadway in Chicago.

Experience the best of Broadway in Chicago.

The official website of the Chicago Opera House.

The official website of the Chicago Opera House.

The official Chicago’s visitor’s website.

The official Chicago’s visitor’s website.

The official website of Millennium Park.

The official website of Millennium Park.

The Chicago handbook for tourists and locals alike.

The Chicago handbook for tourists and locals alike.

A constantly updated guide to Chicago dining and nightlife.

A constantly updated guide to Chicago dining and nightlife.

Reviews of Chicago businesses, including restaurants, and bars.

Reviews of Chicago businesses, including restaurants, and bars.

An independent guide to Chicago entertainment, organized by neighborhood.

An independent guide to Chicago entertainment, organized by neighborhood.

Time Out Chicago is one of the top local entertainment and culture magazines.

Time Out Chicago is one of the top local entertainment and culture magazines.


Chicago Sports: Official Sports Teams

sports1 The Chicago Bears
www.chicagobears.com
sports2 The Chicago Bulls
www.nba.com/bulls
sports3 The Chicago Blackhawks
http://blackhawks.nhl.com
http://www.cubs.mlb.com The Chicago Cubs
www.cubs.mlb.com
sports5 The Chicago White Sox
www.whitesox.mlb.com
sports6 The Chicago Fire
www.chicago-fire.com/