Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in Chicago


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Spending Thursday at home? Self-isolating? Need some culture? We're here to help.
While the world is locked down due to coronavirus COVID-19, we've got things to do, see and explore from home during lockdown.
Estimated cost Free Estimated duration 2 hours
First settled around 1780, it didn't take long for the city of Chicago to become the industrial and commercial behemoth it is this Thursday. Be blown away with the stories of the people who've lived and visited the Windy City with this audio walking tour from izi.TRAVEL and ListenUp Audio, beginning at the Tribune Tower. Listen on your smartphone as you walk around, either with the site's app or directly through your browser.
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ATTDT is your unique local guide to things to do, see, visit and explore in Chicago. From date ideas to tourist attractions, we've got Thursday in Chicago covered.

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We're here to help you in seeking out interesting and often unusual things to do specifically on and open this Thursday, which are ready to discover: things to do in the Windy City for anyone feeling curious, creative or cultural. Look at the idea above for something to do this Thursday, reload the page to get other fabulous things to do, or change the day to have an amazing time in Chicago all week: here are amazing things to do on Friday. Find out more...

41.85°N, 87.65°W

Sunrise: 04:30
Sunset: 19:22
Moon Phase: waning crescent
Weather: sky is clear, 30°C max, 23°C min

“She is always a novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time.”