Year-Round Events Make Chicago a Year-Round Destination
Chicago is full of life, and downtown Chicago is the center of all the action. With the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza Hotel as your vacation home base, you can fill your days and nights with sports, conferences, festivals, and shows throughout the year. With six professional sports teams — the NFL's Chicago Bears, the NBA's Chicago Bulls, the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks, the MLS's Chicago Fire, and MLB's Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs — plus collegiate sports and the Chicago Marathon, Chicago is a sports lover's heaven any month of the year and our hotel near the United Center is near it all. Chicago is also a popular conference destination, and home of celebrated music and culinary festivals. Here are some of our favorite Chicago events. Make your plans to visit soon.
Grant Park Music Festival
The Grant Park Music Festival celebrates its 79th season June 12th-August 17th in Millennium Park.
The 2013 Season opens with Carlos Kalmar conducting Tchaikovsky's passionate Fourth Symphony. Captivating young violinist Stefan Jackiw makes his Festival debut with Mozart's Turkish Concerto.
Location: Millennium Park