Spring is a time of flowers, warmer weather (the Windy City is finally thawing out a bit), and incredible things to do outside. So leave the umbrella at the door and pack up those winter coats, because this spring is looks like a nice one! If you are wondering what to do in spring in Chicago look no further, we’ve got you covered. The list includes top events, activities, and outdoor fun for spring 2014 in the Windy City of Chicago.
What: Concerts in Chicago this spring
Details: Chicago is home to many amazing venues, and this spring boasts an out-of-this-world line up. Here’s what we mean:
- April 23: The Knife at Aragon Ballroom
- April 30: Diana Ross at The Chicago Theatre
- April 30: Bombay Bicycle Club at House of Blues
- May 1: M.I.A. & ASAP Ferg at Riviera Theatre
- May 5: Chromeo at Lincoln Hall
- May 13: Neko Case at The Chicago Theatre
For more upcoming concerts and tickets see the Chicago events calendar.
What: Spring tours in Chicago
Details: No better way to enjoy the nice spring weather than on a Chicago tour. From boat tours to food tours, Chicago has the best of the best, and you can’t go wrong when the weather is so nice. Book a tour with Tastebud Food Tours by April 30th and enjoy $2 off when using the promo code CT4.
What: Explore Navy Pier
Details: Everyone knows Navy Pier is the place to be on a nice sunny Chicago day. It might seem a bit cliche, but hop on the Ferris Wheel and see the Windy City from above. If you are traveling with kids this is the place to be - from fun carnival rides to the Chicago Children’s Museum, there is no better place to take the kids.
What: Watch a baseball game
Details: Whether you are a Chicago Cubs fan or a die hard Chicago White Sox supporter, Chicago is a great place to take the day off from exploring the city and watching at baseball game. Grab a beer and enjoy cheering on one of Chicago’s baseball teams. Find Cubs tickets here.
What: Picnic in Millennium Park
Details: Millennium Park is one of Chicago’s most visited attractions, and for good reason! One of the best places to cool off and enjoy a picnic, Millennium Park boasts weekend events, new art, and the iconic Chicago Bean.