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Chicago Air and Water Show

Chicago Air and Water Show

Bring the entire family to see the Chicago Air and Water Show along the Lake Michigan shore August 18-18 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! The Chicago Air and Water Show is one of the highlights of the summer season! And it’s free! Join a few […]

North Coast Music Fest

Come to the North Coast Music Fest August 31-September 2 at Chicago’s Union Park and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! The North Coast Music Fest is an alternative music venue as far from Woodstock as can be imagined. The fully immersive three-day festival will welcome “Coasties” to experience […]

Comic Melissa Villasenor at Zanies

Bring your girlfriend to Zanies Night Club in Chicago’s Old Town September 2 to see comic Melissa Villasenor and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! Quite simply, Melissa Villasenor is one of this writer’s favorite funny people. Check out the YouTube sketch on “Saturday Night Live” where she plays a girlfriend […]

Taste of Chicago

Bring the family to Taste of Chicago July 11-15 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Taste of Chicago is a… taste of Chicago foods! It’s a food festival—the city says it’s the largest in the world—and it has all the food of the world. It’s also […]

Windy City Smokeout

Bring your hungry girlfriend to the Windy City Smokeout July 13-15 on Grand and the Chicago River and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! The Windy City Smokeout is a huge country music and food festival. Master chefs from around the world will be offering all things BBQ! The Pit Masters: […]

Tacos Tamales Festival

Bring the family to the Chicago Tacos Tamales Festival July 20-22 outdoors at 16th Street and Peoria and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel! The Tacos Tamales Festival will offer you the best and most authentic Tacos y Tamales Chicago has to offer! Enjoy a variety of tamales from several regions of […]

Pitchfork Music Festival

Bring your friends to the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago’s Union Park July 20-22 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! The Pitchfork Music Festival is world famous as a venue for the finest in alternative music. The Festival features new and established bands. There will be […]

Five Great Museum Trips Near our Hotel

Rich history meets a healthy dash of modern design across Chicago’s impressive cityscape. It’s no wonder that the “Windy City” saw over 55 million tourists in 2017 alone. If you are intent on a journey to this remarkable slice of Americana for the first time or for the fiftieth, there’s always a reason to explore […]

Millennium Park Summer Music Series

Bring the entire family to the free Millennium Park Summer Music Series June 12-August 31 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! The architecturally-stunning Millennium Park is the hippest place to be in Chicago on Monday and Thursday nights. Millennium Park Summer Music Series, the free weekly music […]

The Chosen Few Festival of House Music

Fans of House Music will want to come to the Chosen Few Festival and Picnic in Jackson Park July 7 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! The Chosen Few Festival and Picnic brings you the best of House Music. “House Music” is a Chicago original — […]

Millennium Art Festival

Art lovers will want to leave the kids with Grandma and come to the juried Millennium Art Festival at Lake and Michigan Avenue July 6-8 and stay at the nearby ad affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! Summer, The Bean, music in the park: This is the setting for the Millennium Art […]

The Festival of Life

Bring the family to the Festival of Life in Chicago’s Union Park July 6-8 and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel in historic Hyde Park! The Festival of Life is simply spectacular. It’s a place for family picnics, tons of music and food, arts and crafts, games, and special events for […]