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Make the most of your stay in the city by viewing our Chicago calendar of events. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a game at one of the city’s premier sports venues, venture out to a neighborhood festival, or take in a lively music, theater or dance performance, let our team at Kinzie Hotel be your Windy City guide on your urban adventure. 

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    #DATEME

    #DATEME

    February 4, 2016 July 31, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    A scientific experiment about the online search for love. Read more.

    Carnival of the Animals

    Carnival of the Animals

    March 26, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Carnival of the Animals whisks you away on a thrilling circus escapade inspired by Saint-Saens' delightful salute to feathers, fur and fins. Read more.

    White Sox vs Blue Jays

    White Sox vs Blue Jays

    June 24, 2016 June 26, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See the White Sox play the Toronto Blue Jays at U.S. Cellular Field! Read more.

    Elston Avenue Sausage & Music Fest

    Elston Avenue Sausage & Music Fest

    June 25, 2016 June 26, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Encased meats will be in the spotlight at this second annual fest! Read more.

    Chicago Pride Parade

    Chicago Pride Parade

    June 26, 2016 June 26, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Celebrate Chicago's LGBTQ community at the annual Pride Parade, now in its 47th year! Read more.

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    100 Proof Comedy & The Chaser

    100 Proof Comedy & The Chaser

    January 4, 2016 ... Illinois Chicago

    See professional grade comics or perform yourself! Read more.

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    Open Mic Night at Lottie's

    Open Mic Night at Lottie's

    December 8, 2015 ... Illinois Chicago

    Some of the best comedians in the city go right after some pretty strange characters Read more.

    White Sox vs Twins

    White Sox vs Twins

    June 28, 2016 June 30, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See the White Sox play the Minnesota Twins at U.S. Cellular Field! Read more.

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    Chicago Magic Lounge

    Chicago Magic Lounge

    January 7, 2016 ... Illinois Chicago

    The Chicago Magic Lounge aims to bring you the city's best magic every Thursday night. Close-up magic just got a lot closer. Read more.

  • 01

    July 4th Weekend Cruises

    July 4th Weekend Cruises

    July 1, 2016 July 3, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Try Mystic Blue this Fourth of July for a casual and fun celebration you won't forget. Read more.

    Windy City RibFest

    Windy City RibFest

    July 1, 2016 July 3, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Plenty of music and, of course, lots of tasty slabs from both local and national ribbers will greet visitors at this annual food gathering! Read more.

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    Modest mouse and Brand New

    Modest mouse and Brand New

    July 2, 2016 July 2, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See Modest Mouse and Brand New live at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island! Read more.

    Steve Miller Band

    Steve Miller Band

    July 2, 2016 July 2, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See Steve Miller Band live with special guest Charlie Musselwhite at Ravinia! Read more.

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    #DATEME

    #DATEME

    February 4, 2016 July 31, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    A scientific experiment about the online search for love. Read more.

    Carnival of the Animals

    Carnival of the Animals

    March 26, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Carnival of the Animals whisks you away on a thrilling circus escapade inspired by Saint-Saens' delightful salute to feathers, fur and fins. Read more.

    July 4th Weekend Cruises

    July 4th Weekend Cruises

    July 1, 2016 July 3, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Try Mystic Blue this Fourth of July for a casual and fun celebration you won't forget. Read more.

    Windy City RibFest

    Windy City RibFest

    July 1, 2016 July 3, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Plenty of music and, of course, lots of tasty slabs from both local and national ribbers will greet visitors at this annual food gathering! Read more.

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    100 Proof Comedy & The Chaser

    100 Proof Comedy & The Chaser

    January 4, 2016 ... Illinois Chicago

    See professional grade comics or perform yourself! Read more.

    Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees

    Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees

    July 4, 2016 July 6, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See the White Sox play the New York Yankees at U.S. Cellular Field! Read more.

    Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds

    Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds

    July 4, 2016 July 6, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See the Chicago Cubs play against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field! Read more.

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    Open Mic Night at Lottie's

    Open Mic Night at Lottie's

    December 8, 2015 ... Illinois Chicago

    Some of the best comedians in the city go right after some pretty strange characters Read more.

  • 06

    Taste of Chicago

    Taste of Chicago

    July 6, 2016 July 10, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Taste of Chicago is the nation's premier free outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago's dining scene! Read more.

  • 07

    Chicago Magic Lounge

    Chicago Magic Lounge

    January 7, 2016 ... Illinois Chicago

    The Chicago Magic Lounge aims to bring you the city's best magic every Thursday night. Close-up magic just got a lot closer. Read more.

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    Duran Duran

    Duran Duran

    July 8, 2016 July 9, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See Duran Duran live during Paper Gods On Tour with special guest Chic featuring Nile Rodgers at Ravinia! Read more.

    West Fest

    West Fest

    July 8, 2016 July 10, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    The summer festival that’s been hailed as one of the best in the city returns to the “hottest neighborhood” in the country! Read more.

    Chicago White Sox vs Atlanta Braves

    Chicago White Sox vs Atlanta Braves

    July 8, 2016 July 10, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See the White Sox play the Atlanta Braves at U.S. Cellular Field! Read more.

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    Roscoe Village Burger Fest

    Roscoe Village Burger Fest

    July 9, 2016 July 10, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    The savory patty and a rockin' music lineup are in the spotlight for Roscoe Village's 10th annual burger bash. Read more.

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    #DATEME

    #DATEME

    February 4, 2016 July 31, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    A scientific experiment about the online search for love. Read more.

    Carnival of the Animals

    Carnival of the Animals

    March 26, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Carnival of the Animals whisks you away on a thrilling circus escapade inspired by Saint-Saens' delightful salute to feathers, fur and fins. Read more.

    Taste of Chicago

    Taste of Chicago

    July 6, 2016 July 10, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Taste of Chicago is the nation's premier free outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago's dining scene! Read more.

    West Fest

    West Fest

    July 8, 2016 July 10, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    The summer festival that’s been hailed as one of the best in the city returns to the “hottest neighborhood” in the country! Read more.

    Chicago White Sox vs Atlanta Braves

    Chicago White Sox vs Atlanta Braves

    July 8, 2016 July 10, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See the White Sox play the Atlanta Braves at U.S. Cellular Field! Read more.

    Roscoe Village Burger Fest

    Roscoe Village Burger Fest

    July 9, 2016 July 10, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    The savory patty and a rockin' music lineup are in the spotlight for Roscoe Village's 10th annual burger bash. Read more.

    Adele

    Adele

    July 10, 2016 July 13, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See Adele live at the United Center! Read more.

    Phillip Phillips and Matt Nathanson

    Phillip Phillips and Matt Nathanson

    July 10, 2016 July 10, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See Phillip Phillips and Matt Nathanson live at Ravinia! Read more.

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    100 Proof Comedy & The Chaser

    100 Proof Comedy & The Chaser

    January 4, 2016 ... Illinois Chicago

    See professional grade comics or perform yourself! Read more.

  • 12

    Open Mic Night at Lottie's

    Open Mic Night at Lottie's

    December 8, 2015 ... Illinois Chicago

    Some of the best comedians in the city go right after some pretty strange characters Read more.

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    Chicago Magic Lounge

    Chicago Magic Lounge

    January 7, 2016 ... Illinois Chicago

    The Chicago Magic Lounge aims to bring you the city's best magic every Thursday night. Close-up magic just got a lot closer. Read more.

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    Chicago Cubs vs Texas Rangers

    Chicago Cubs vs Texas Rangers

    July 15, 2016 July 17, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See the Chicago Cubs play against the Texas Rangers at Wrigley Field! Read more.

    Chicago Open Air

    Chicago Open Air

    July 15, 2016 July 17, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Chicago Open Air is a three-day music, craft beer and Gourmet Man Food festival. Read more.

    Navy Pier's 100th Birthday!

    Navy Pier's 100th Birthday!

    July 15, 2016 July 15, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Celebrate Navy Pier's 100th birthday on July 15! Read more.

    Pitchfork Music Festival

    Pitchfork Music Festival

    July 15, 2016 July 17, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    This independently run, three-day event remains committed to offering an inclusive, reasonably priced and enriching weekend of music. Read more.

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    Laid Back Festival

    Laid Back Festival

    July 16, 2016 July 16, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See the Laid Back Festival live featuring Gregg Allman and more! Read more.

    Soulful Chicago Book Fest

    Soulful Chicago Book Fest

    July 16, 2016 July 16, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    The Soulful Chicago Book Fair will bolster an appreciation for literacy and the literary arts on Chicago's South Side. Read more.

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    #DATEME

    #DATEME

    February 4, 2016 July 31, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    A scientific experiment about the online search for love. Read more.

    Carnival of the Animals

    Carnival of the Animals

    March 26, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Carnival of the Animals whisks you away on a thrilling circus escapade inspired by Saint-Saens' delightful salute to feathers, fur and fins. Read more.

    Chicago Cubs vs Texas Rangers

    Chicago Cubs vs Texas Rangers

    July 15, 2016 July 17, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See the Chicago Cubs play against the Texas Rangers at Wrigley Field! Read more.

    Chicago Open Air

    Chicago Open Air

    July 15, 2016 July 17, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Chicago Open Air is a three-day music, craft beer and Gourmet Man Food festival. Read more.

    Pitchfork Music Festival

    Pitchfork Music Festival

    July 15, 2016 July 17, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    This independently run, three-day event remains committed to offering an inclusive, reasonably priced and enriching weekend of music. Read more.

    Sublime with Rome

    Sublime with Rome

    July 17, 2016 July 17, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See Sublime with Rome live with special guests Dirty Heads, Tribal Seeds and Bleeker at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion! Read more.

    Chinatown Summer Fair

    Chinatown Summer Fair

    July 17, 2016 July 17, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Back for its 38th year, this popular one-day fest draws visitors from around the Midwest. Read more.

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    100 Proof Comedy & The Chaser

    100 Proof Comedy & The Chaser

    January 4, 2016 ... Illinois Chicago

    See professional grade comics or perform yourself! Read more.

    Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets

    Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets

    July 18, 2016 July 20, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See the Chicago Cubs play against the New York Mets at Wrigley Field! Read more.

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    Open Mic Night at Lottie's

    Open Mic Night at Lottie's

    December 8, 2015 ... Illinois Chicago

    Some of the best comedians in the city go right after some pretty strange characters Read more.

    Heart, Joan Jett, and Cheap Trick

    Heart, Joan Jett, and Cheap Trick

    July 19, 2016 July 19, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See Heart, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick live during The Rock Hall Three For All Tour! Read more.

    Alabama Shakes

    Alabama Shakes

    July 19, 2016 July 20, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See Alabama Shakes live at the Civic Opera House! Read more.

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    AWOLNATION

    AWOLNATION

    July 20, 2016 July 20, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See AWOLNATION live with special guests Death From Above and Irontom at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion! Read more.

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    Chicago Magic Lounge

    Chicago Magic Lounge

    January 7, 2016 ... Illinois Chicago

    The Chicago Magic Lounge aims to bring you the city's best magic every Thursday night. Close-up magic just got a lot closer. Read more.

    BØRNS

    BØRNS

    July 21, 2016 July 22, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See BØRNS live at Metro! Read more.

    Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers

    Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers

    July 21, 2016 July 24, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See the White Sox play the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field! Read more.

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    Hall & Oats

    Hall & Oats

    July 22, 2016 July 22, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See Daryl Hall & John Oates live with special guests Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings and Troy 'Trombone Shorty' Andrews & Orleans Avenue! Read more.

    Taste of River North

    Taste of River North

    July 22, 2016 July 24, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    River North’s best restaurants are coming together with Chicago’s best entertainment for the neighborhood showcase of the year! Read more.

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    #DATEME

    #DATEME

    February 4, 2016 July 31, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    A scientific experiment about the online search for love. Read more.

    Carnival of the Animals

    Carnival of the Animals

    March 26, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Carnival of the Animals whisks you away on a thrilling circus escapade inspired by Saint-Saens' delightful salute to feathers, fur and fins. Read more.

    Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers

    Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers

    July 21, 2016 July 24, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See the White Sox play the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field! Read more.

    Taste of River North

    Taste of River North

    July 22, 2016 July 24, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    River North’s best restaurants are coming together with Chicago’s best entertainment for the neighborhood showcase of the year! Read more.

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    100 Proof Comedy & The Chaser

    100 Proof Comedy & The Chaser

    January 4, 2016 ... Illinois Chicago

    See professional grade comics or perform yourself! Read more.

    Chicago White Sox vs Chicago Cubs

    Chicago White Sox vs Chicago Cubs

    July 25, 2016 July 26, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Watch the cross town rivalry at U.S. Cellular Field! Read more.

  • 26

    Open Mic Night at Lottie's

    Open Mic Night at Lottie's

    December 8, 2015 ... Illinois Chicago

    Some of the best comedians in the city go right after some pretty strange characters Read more.

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    Drake

    Drake

    July 27, 2016 July 27, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See Drake live during the Summer Sixteen Tour with Future and special guests! Read more.

    Chicago Cubs vs Chicago White Sox

    Chicago Cubs vs Chicago White Sox

    July 27, 2016 July 28, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Watch this cross town rivalry at Wrigley Field! Read more.

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    Chicago Magic Lounge

    Chicago Magic Lounge

    January 7, 2016 ... Illinois Chicago

    The Chicago Magic Lounge aims to bring you the city's best magic every Thursday night. Close-up magic just got a lot closer. Read more.

    Lollapalooza

    Lollapalooza

    July 28, 2016 July 31, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Chicago's grandest stage for music legends from across the globe! Read more.

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    Bites, Blooms, and Bordeaux

    Bites, Blooms, and Bordeaux

    July 29, 2016 July 29, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Lincoln Park Zoo is hosting its annual summer garden party! Read more.

    Chicago Cubs vs Seattle Mariners

    Chicago Cubs vs Seattle Mariners

    July 29, 2016 July 31, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Watch the Chicago Cubs take on the Seattle Mariners at Wrigley Field! Read more.

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    5 Seconds of Summer

    5 Seconds of Summer

    July 30, 2016 July 30, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See 5 Seconds of Summer live during the Sounds Live Feels Live Tour! Read more.

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    #DATEME

    #DATEME

    February 4, 2016 July 31, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    A scientific experiment about the online search for love. Read more.

    Carnival of the Animals

    Carnival of the Animals

    March 26, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Carnival of the Animals whisks you away on a thrilling circus escapade inspired by Saint-Saens' delightful salute to feathers, fur and fins. Read more.

    Lollapalooza

    Lollapalooza

    July 28, 2016 July 31, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Chicago's grandest stage for music legends from across the globe! Read more.

    Chicago Cubs vs Seattle Mariners

    Chicago Cubs vs Seattle Mariners

    July 29, 2016 July 31, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Watch the Chicago Cubs take on the Seattle Mariners at Wrigley Field! Read more.

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    100 Proof Comedy & The Chaser

    100 Proof Comedy & The Chaser

    January 4, 2016 ... Illinois Chicago

    See professional grade comics or perform yourself! Read more.

    Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins

    Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins

    August 1, 2016 August 3, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Watch the Cubs play the Marlins at Wrigley Field! Read more.

  • 02

    Open Mic Night at Lottie's

    Open Mic Night at Lottie's

    December 8, 2015 ... Illinois Chicago

    Some of the best comedians in the city go right after some pretty strange characters Read more.

    Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas

    Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas

    August 2, 2016 August 2, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas live during Future Now: The Tour! Read more.

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    Chicago Magic Lounge

    Chicago Magic Lounge

    January 7, 2016 ... Illinois Chicago

    The Chicago Magic Lounge aims to bring you the city's best magic every Thursday night. Close-up magic just got a lot closer. Read more.

    Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby

    Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby

    August 4, 2016 August 4, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    The 11th Annual Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby is a signature event for Special Olympics Chicago. Read more.

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    The Art of Rap

    The Art of Rap

    August 5, 2016 August 5, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    See the Art of Rap Festival live featuring Public Enemy, Ice-T, Naughty By Nature, Mobb Deep and more! Read more.

    Chicago Hot Dog Fest

    Chicago Hot Dog Fest

    August 5, 2016 August 7, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    The fabulous frankfurter will be celebrated at this fourth annual event that is sponsored by the Chicago History Museum. Read more.

    Chicago White Sox vs Baltimore Orioles

    Chicago White Sox vs Baltimore Orioles

    August 5, 2016 August 7, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Watch the Sox take on the O's at U.S. Cellular Field! Read more.

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    BTN Big10K

    BTN Big10K

    August 6, 2016 August 6, 2016 Illinois Chicago

    Dress up in your favorite school colors and compete for your Big Ten team in the 10K race or 5K run/walk! Read more.