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BEST Things to Do in Chicago Next Weekend (June 28-30, 2024)

Searching for what to do next weekend in Chicago? Below are the top things to do in Chicago next weekend (June 28-30, 2024). You can find the best things to do this weekend here.

I suggest bookmarking this blog post as I will be updating it regularly with new events and activities.

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Next Weekend Events in Chicago

Below are the best next weekend events in Chicago:

Logan Square Arts Festival – June 28-29, 2024

Millennium Art Festival – June 28-30, 2024

Pride in the Park – June 28-29, 2024

Chicago Pride Parade – June 30, 2024

More Next Weekend Events in Chicago

Below are more events taking place next weekend in Chicago:

Candlelight: A Tribute to U2 – Friday, June 28, 2024

Skyline Sessions (at Navy Pier) – Friday, June 28, 2024 5:00-9:00 pm | FREE

Millennium Park Summer Workout  – Saturday, June 29, 2024 from 8-11:45am | FREE

Navy Pier Pride – Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 12PM-10PM | FREE

Live on the Lake (at Navy Pier) – Sunday, June 30, 2024 at 2:00 pm | FREE

More Things to Do in Chicago Next Weekend

In addition to the weekend events listed above, below are more of the best things to do in Chicago next weekend:

Heart Strings by UNICEF – An Interactive Experience

The Heart Strings by UNICEF – An Interactive Experience is a new unique, family-friendly experience-for-good. Walk through captivating exhibits and interactive activities to gain a deeper understanding of UNICEF’s life-changing work—and have fun along the way. Afterwards, take part in UNICEF’s mission by visiting the Action Center.

Where: Water Tower Place, FashionBar, Level 3, 835 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Cost: Price varies. Kids ages 17 and under enter for free but must be accompanied by an adult. Click here for full prices and to purchase tickets in advance.

Dinos Alive: An Immersive Experience

The Dinos Alive: An Immersive Experience is ending its limited time run in Chicago this summer. This immersive experience brings you face-to-face with the fearsome and spectacular dinosaurs that dominated the animal world for 140 million years. From the turkey-sized Velociraptors to the mighty T-rex, interact with life-sized, moving animatronics of a large variety of species, and see these magnificent creatures in their natural Jurassic habitat. Kids can enjoy a “Budding Experts” interactive space, where they can become paleontologists and tame the most iconic dinosaurs. Children ages 3 and under enter free of charge.

Where: Exhibition Hub Art Center Chicago, 2367 W Logan Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647

Cost: Price varies. Click here for full prices and to purchase tickets in advance.

Bouncy Games

The Bouncy Games (Exhibition Hub Art Center Chicago, 2367 W Logan Blvd) is another limited time experience in Chicago for kids. This large inflatable course is full of giant slides and obstacle courses for kids 3+.

Where: Exhibition Hub Art Center Chicago, 2367 W Logan Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647

Cost: Price varies. Click here for full prices and to purchase tickets in advance.

Take an Architecture River Cruise

river cruise is one of the best things to do in June

Chicago has amazing architecture and the best way to enjoy it is joining an architecture river cruise.

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Watch Free Fireworks at Night

You don’t have to wait until July to see fireworks. If you are looking for a fun thing to do in Chicago at night, Navy Pier puts on a free fireworks show on Wednesday and Saturday nights during the month of June.

While you can watch the fireworks show from Navy Pier, you can also watch the show from various spots along the Lakefront.

If you enjoy guided tours, you can see the fireworks and other must see attractions on this fireworks segway tour.

Another great option for watching the fireworks is a lake or river cruise which will stop on the water for passengers to enjoy the show.

Check Out the New Flyover Chicago at Navy Pier

rides at Navy Pier Chicago

Flyover Chicago, an immersive flyover experience, is Chicago’s newest attraction.

Other fun attractions at Navy Pier include a large Ferris wheel (click here to purchase a fast pass ticket and skip the long line) and other rides and games.

Navy Pier is also home to the Chicago Children’s Museum which is perfect for toddlers and younger kids.



Look for Street Art

Moose Bubblegum Bubble by Jacob Watts

Chicago is full of street art and there are always new murals popping up. One of the most famous Chicago murals is “Moose Bubblegum Bubble” (pictured above) by Jacob Watts located at 33 E. Ida B. Wells Drive. It is part of the Wabash Arts Corridor which is walking distance to Millennium Park, The Art Institute of Chicago and other tourist attractions.

Another famous mural is the Greetings From Chicago Mural at 2226 N Milwaukee Ave. You can see this mural and other street art on this street art tour.

Titanic: The Exhibition

Titanic: The Exhibition is ending its limited time run in the Chicago area in a few weeks. This interactive experience allows you to step inside recreations of the Titanic’s interior. Immerse yourself in the stories of its passengers, see hundreds of artifacts, and discover the tale of the design, creation, launch, maiden voyage, and tragedy of the historic ship.

Where: 4963 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie, IL 60077 (about 17 miles from downtown Chicago)

Cost: Price varies. Click here for full prices and to purchase tickets in advance.

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition is in the Chicago area for a few months. Delve deep into the post-Edwardian era with never-before-seen treasures, from original costumes to iconic props, and exclusive series footage. Traverse the grandeur of the Crawley estate, from the bustling kitchen to the opulent dining room. Explore British society, culture, and fashion amidst historical upheavals.

Where: 4963 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie, IL 60077 (about 17 miles from downtown Chicago)

Cost: Price varies. Click here for full prices and to purchase tickets in advance.

As you can see there are many things to do in Chicago next weekend. If you are looking for things to do during the week, here are more things to do in Chicago in June.

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