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2021 Chicago Thanksgiving Parade Details

2021 Chicago Thanksgiving Parade Details In 2020, the Chicago Thanksgiving Parade had to take a break, but it’s back and better than ever this year! This beloved holiday tradition brings participants to Chicago from around the country to showcase their talents while they get to experience the city from a most unique vantage point. Take a look at what you’ll find at the Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade from 8 a.m.…

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Ice Skating Options in Chicago in 2021

Ice Skating Options in Chicago in 2021 While Chicagoland winters can be brutal, there’s something magical about putting on a pair of skates and gliding along the ice under the sparkle of the city lights. Outdoor ice skating in Chicago can be one of the highlights of your winter, whether you’re ice skating in Chicago by the Bean, or doing a few laps with your kids around your neighborhood park’s…

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2021 Chicago Beer Festival

2021 Chicago Beer Festival Get ready, because the Chicago Beer Festival is October 9, 2021 at The Field Museum! This is just one of many events returning to our Loop neighborhood in 2021, and the crew at The Skydeck couldn’t be more excited to welcome over 65 of the best craft breweries in the Midwest and their fans back to Chicago. Located just two miles southeast from The Skydeck, we’d…

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Printers Row Lit Fest 2021

Printers Row Lit Fest 2021 The Printers Row Chicago book sale is the largest book festival in the Midwest, and readers from far and wide are anxiously awaiting the 2021 celebrations after the cancelation of the 2020 event. There’s no better time to enjoy the sights and sounds of the city while supporting Chicago’s independent bookstores, so learn all about the Printer Row Lit Fest 2021 festivities and start preparing…

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RiotFest 2021

RiotFest 2021 Music fans know that RiotFest Chicago is one of the top spots for punk, rock, alternative, metal, and hip-hop – but what does RiotFest 2021 have in store? This three-day music festival promises to make up for lost time with one of the most impressive lineups yet, right in the heart of Chicago. Get ready to soak up the sun and experience the top acts in music with…

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Lollapalooza 2021

Lollapalooza 2021 Lollapalooza 2021 is on, and sure to be one of the top things to do in Chicago this summer! This epic outdoor music festival brings together popular artists in pop, rock, hip hop, and more, as well as a collection of art exhibitors and food vendors. Located in iconic Grant Park, the Lollapalooza 2021 lineup has something for everyone to enjoy!  Contact Us Get Tickets Lollapalooza 2021 Dates…

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Are Chicago Beaches Open?

Are Chicago Beaches Open?  When do Chicago beaches open? How about right now! Chicago beaches are open and ready to invite locals and tourists alike for a sun-filled season of summer fun. With 28 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline to explore, the beaches in Chicago allow for everyone—including four-legged friends!—to get in on the action, so grab some sunscreen and get ready to enjoy everything the lakefront has to offer. …

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Date Ideas During COVID in Chicago

Date Ideas During COVID in Chicago Finding romantic date ideas during COVID can seem daunting at first, but with a little creativity and technological assistance, there are still fun things to do during quarantine. Treat yourself and your partner to a unique experience when you try these COVID date ideas in Chicago.  Contact Us Get Tickets Take a Walk Under the Stars  Whether you prefer sparkling skyscrapers or stars, the…

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What to Do in Chicago During Covid

What to Do in Chicago During Covid Wondering what to do in Chicago during Covid? Chicago is taking a phased reopening approach that introduces health and safety measures to protect locals and tourists during each phase. Although restrictions are likely to change in response to infection numbers, certain things to do in Chicago during quarantine — even for a date night — are operating at limited capacity and with contactless…

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Christmas lights in Chicago

Where to See Christmas Lights in Chicago in 2020

Where to See Christmas Lights in Chicago in 2020 Looking for the perfect night out in the Windy City this winter? From a private dinner at the Willis Tower Skydeck to a night of Christmas lights in Chicago, there are plenty of reasons to brave the cold. When it comes to classic holiday fare, where are the Christmas lights in Chicago that you shouldn’t miss this year? Get ready to…

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Important Notice Regarding COVID-19

Willis Tower and Skydeck Chicago have implemented measures consistent with CDC and local and federal guidance to try to reduce the spread of COVID-19 on the premises, including enhanced cleaning protocols. Even with these procedures in place, PLEASE BE ADVISED that building occupants, building and Skydeck visitors, or others currently or previously present upon this property and/or the Skydeck MAY HAVE CONTRACTED OR BEEN EXPOSED TO COVID-19 or other infectious diseases, and may expose you. By accessing and using building common areas, the Skydeck, and their associated amenities, you and your party voluntarily assume all risks of your use—INCLUDING THE RISK OF EXPOSURE TO INFECTIOUS DISEASE—and you waive all claims, including claims for negligence, against Willis Tower, Skydeck Chicago, and their respective owners, managers, affiliates, agents and representatives, arising out of such use. The above parties hereby disclaim all liability for any injuries arising out of your use of this property and the Skydeck, including exposure to infectious disease.

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