Every October the great city of Chicago hosts the Chicago Marathon. Consistently voted among the world’s top five marathons in most rankings lists, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is equal parts spectacle and world-class race. If you don’t consider yourself a runner, you can still enjoy the marathon by joining spectators or more than 100 volunteer groups in all the action.
The Blues Festival Chicago has presented countless number of blues notes and moments to
millions of blues fans from around the world on Chicago’s lakefront Grant Park. For three
days the park turns into a haven for blues fanatics, or anyone looking for a good time.
Food vendors and legendary blues musicians come to share their passion with thousands
of people at the Chicago Blues Fest.
Find thrills without the chills inside the 14th annual PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier, featuring 170,000 square feet of Chicago Blackhawks indoor ice skating and more than 25 rides including an indoor Ferris wheel, attractions and so much more.
Ring in the New Year’s Eve celebration on the water! Catch the
best views of Chicago’s awesome skyline with the largest fireworks show
from Navy Pier (weather permitting), there’s no place else you’ll want say goodbye to 2014. New Year’s Eve aboard the Sophisticated Lady, Chicago’s best boat rental, will be unforgettable. Trust us, you don’t want to miss this!
Every August, the Chicago Air & Water Show has been bringing daredevil thrills to the lakefront for over fifty years. The free, two-day event draws an audience of over two million each year, spread out on colorful beach blankets and lawn chairs along dazzling Lake Michigan.
Soak up the sun, breathe in the crisp lake breezes and feel the rumble of the jet engines while watching the soaring action overhead from aboard your own boat rental.