Sci-Fi Chicago Events - Five-Day Star Wars Celebration at McCormick Place
Join 70,000 Star Wars fans from across the galaxy this April 11-14 at the biggest Star Wars celebration on the planet. Hosted by Lucasfilm, this five-day party brings together everything and anyone concerned with the Star Wars universe: toymakers, celebrities, directors, podcasters, authors, and of course - the fans.
What Happens at the Star Wars Celebration in Chicago?
Get ready for warp speed to a world of intergalactic fun and festivities. Shop for Star Wars-themed appliances and see the new trailer for the next Star Wars film. Preview video games and the new Disney theme park areas dedicated to the world of the Jedi. Enjoy live music and entertainment all weekend long, plus fierce cosplay competitions and celebrity appearances for meet-and-greets and autographs. Get a tattoo of Boba Fett, participate in Nerd Nite Speed Dating, and take a fantasy flight in the gaming room. Purchase unique Star Wars-themed art and embark on a Bounty Hunt to the outer reaches of the galaxy.
Chicago River North Hotel Near McCormick Place
You may travel all over the galaxy, but you'll want to stay close to all the Chicago events at the Star Wars Celebration - so stay at our stylish, award-winning hotel. Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North is located 4 miles away from McCormick Place in the trendy River North neighborhood, which is known for its restaurants and bars. Enjoy friendly service, a rooftop bar, and comfortable lounge spaces during your trip to Chicago!