As Illinois continues to reopen in Phase 5, COVID-19 mitigation measures will be eased statewide and residents may start to feel like they are back to normal.
According to Illinois Governor JB Pritzker, entering phase 5 âbusinesses, large-scale events, conventions, amusement parks, spectator seats, etc.â will develop a COVID-19 pandemic â.
There are things to do in town this weekend.
Pride of the park
Pride in the Park is one of the city’s first live concerts since the coronavirus pandemic launched last year and the second event since its launch in 2019.
The two-day festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday. tickets General admission starts at $ 40.
Stroll through the Chicago Botanical Garden
The Chicago Botanic Garden on the outskirts of Glencoe is open this weekend from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., while the Rose Terrace closes Saturdays at 3 p.m.
COVID-19 Mitigation Measures for All Visitors Pre-registration If you have not been vaccinated against the virus, walk in the yard and wear a mask inside. Weekend parking is free for members and $ 30 for non-members.
Navy Pier Pride Celebration
Navy Pier will host an all-day pride celebration on Saturday, with live music, dancing, storytelling and evening activities.
The organizers announced that Radio Ga Ga and Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus will be on stage at the event.
Chicago Pride Bowl
TheÂ· Annual flag football tournament Organized by the lake on Saturdays and Sundays by the Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association. According to the organizers, the playing team is a member of the National Gay Flag Football League.
Visit the Chicago Museum
Chicago’s museums returned to regular opening hours last weekend, and Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced as part of a decision to fully reopen Chicago.
However, some museums will continue to implement the COVID-19 protocol. The Shedd Aquarium requires visitors to purchase tickets in advance, but vaccinated guests no longer need to wear masks.
Catch the White Sox game
Guaranteed Rate Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, is welcoming fans to capacity this weekend.
White sox He will be in Chicago until the end of June. The team will start the game Friday night at 7:10 p.m., starting a three-game series with the Mariners. On Saturday and Sunday, the team will play at 1:10 p.m. and you will have the chance to get a free jersey and bobble head doll.
Grab a bite at an indoor or outdoor Chicago restaurant
Not only are Chicago restaurants and bars allowed to return to full capacity during Phase 5, fully vaccinated customers can roam without covering their faces.
However, some establishments may choose to maintain the COVID-19 limit until further notice.
Chicago was expecting clear skies and warm temperatures this weekend, so many may be looking for somewhere to drink or dine al fresco. The city is known for its many patios and rooftop food scenes.
Choose Chicago provides a list of locations We currently offer outdoor dining in Chicago. Here are some highlights:
Avrita Berna: 1335W. Lightwood Avenue
Beatrix Fulton Market: 834W Fulton Market
Beatnick on the river: 180N Dr Upper Wacker
Awa: 302 N. Green St. 3rd Floor
Emma: 74W, rue Illinois
Mesler: 1401 E. 53rd Street
Duck in it: 2701S. Eleanor Street
Lake theater: 2401N.Dr. Shore of the lake
Beatnick on the river: 180N.Dr. Upper wacker
Boca: 1729 N. Halsted St.
Formento: 925W. Randolph Street
Siena Tavern: 51 W. Kinzie St.
Offshore: 1000E Grand Avenue
wood: 3335 N. Halsted St.
Happy camper: 1209N. Wells Street
Tsuko: 720 N. State St.
LuxBar: 18 E. Bellevue Pl.
Browse the Frida Kahlo exhibit on the outskirts of Chicago
Legendary life and notable works of the artist Frida Kahlo On display in a new location in the Chicago area this summer Timeless exhibition..
The Cleeve Kearney Museum and Macanich Arts Center at DuPage University in a suburb of Glen Ellyn, open until September 6, showcase 26 original works by 20th-century artists.
Travel south and watch the cave open on a weekend for the first time in over 10 years
Officials said the southern Illinois cave was opened to the public for the first time in more than a decade after it was closed with due diligence.
As the state moved into phase 5 of the coronavirus recovery plan, attractions in the south were reopened as another place for residents. Until October, the cave is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Swing on the Maggie Daily Park mini golf course
Maggie Daley Park’s 18-hole, Chicago-themed Miniature Golf Course and Ribbons are open daily. In summer, the ribbon changes to welcome users of scooters, rollerblades and roller skates. Weekend rentals are now available.
Choose seasonal ingredients at the City Farmers Market
As the city moves into phase 5 Farmers market Across Chicago, we’ll begin welcoming residents for the 2021 season.
Some markets have not announced official plans for a summer reopening, while others have released schedules and information regarding upcoming launches after last year’s shutdown due to the COVID pandemic.
Cruise down the Chicago River or Lake Michigan by boat
Discover the city’s iconic architecture as you cruise along the Chicago River on one of the many boat tours. The 90-minute tour runs every hour and a half and costs $ 40 for adults and $ 18 for children.
With COVID-19 easing Wendera boat trip Passengers are required to wear face coverings and practice social distancing on board.
Relax on Chicago’s New Beach
Chicago’s beaches along Lake Michigan will be open to the public on Memorial Day weekend with wardens, and many residents will take to the water.
More than 20 beaches along the Lake Michigan coast will reopen on Friday, said Mike Kelley, director and CEO of the Chicago Parks District. The city’s beaches were closed in the summer of 2020, subject to COVID-19 restrictions.