Wendy & DB love to get kids singing, wiggling, jumping, dancing and having a great time. Their original songs encourage children to use their imaginations, teach musical basics like melody and rhythm, and show kids how to have fun with words. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy during the concert.
Participants can pick up their Waldo Passport and must find Waldo and get their passports stamped in at least five of the participating businesses. Then celebrate with a Waldo Party on July 30 at 3:30 p.m. with snacks, games, and activities. Participants with passports that have five stamps or more will be entered into a raffle for prizes.
Displays hand-crafted inventions built from Leonardo DaVinci's 500-year-old designs as well as digitally remastered Masterpieces for an up close and personal look at the greatest artistic genius of all time.
Any Baby Boomer of the 1960s or ‘70s remembers America's most famous TV pitchman: Chicagoan Ron Popeil. Popeil was a tireless innovator, clever inventor, and irrepressible pitchman who entered American homes with an endless array of gadgets and kitchen helpers, all designed to save time and money for consumers. Learn the Popeil story through “the art of the pitch” video interactive, step into the booth to make-your-own TV commercial to post on social media, and explore many of Popeil’s most popular gadgets at hands-on displays.
Fun, hands-on activities are held every day for families and children on weekends and Wednesdays in the Native Plant Garden. Activities vary each week and include programs featuring books and puzzles.
A variety of engaging family-friendly performances for the young and young at heart Includes magic, comedy, sing-alongs, audience interaction, and more.
Grant Park Music Festival presents more than 20 concerts between June 15 and August 20. Visit website for concert schedule and information.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater brings Shakespeare, free for all, to 19 community parks across Chicago in July and August. Visitors to the parks will enjoy a 75-minute, daylight production of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night." For more information and performance locations, visit chicagoshakes.com/parks.