5 Things to do this Weekend: Jul 31 – Aug 2

Stay safe. Stay home. Stay entertained with these 5 online events this weekend. 

Have an arctic adventure

Get up close and personal with the Shedd. This virtual encounter offers you a chance to go behind the scenes with the aquarium’s quirky band of penguins.

Date: Fri Jul 31 – Sun Aug 2
Time: 9:30am & 1pm
Cost: $55 – $60
More Info: sheddaquarium.org

Get the festival experience at home

Lollapalooza has gone virtual! Enjoy this iconic fest from the comfort of your home this weekend. With a full lineup featuring some of the biggest names in music, this event is a must see.

Date: Fri Jul 31 – Sun Aug 2
Time: See website for schedule
Cost: Free
More Info: lollapalooza.com

Explore Chicago history

Discover stories of the city’s past, and take a virtual tour of Chicago’s prolific mural scene. You’ll learn the history behind some of the city’s oldest installations, and check out some of the current trends on display.

Date: Sat Aug 1
Time: 1pm
Cost: $8
More Info: architecture.org

Travel to the Highlands

Grab your finest tartan for this fully virtual event for this first time in the Highland Games’ nearly 175 year history. Learn about Scottish culture, experience the excitement of the games, and so much more this weekend.

Date: Sat Aug 1
Time: 2pm
Cost: Free
More Info: scottishfestivalchicago.org

Dance the night away

This online event is the ultimate way to party! Featuring some of the best DJs and artists from across the country, this virtual house party will have you dancing the night away.

Date: Sat Aug 1
Time:
7pm – 10pm
Cost:
Free
More Info: houseparty.com