Attractions in Lincoln Park

Attractions, sights, and museums in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood.

Baby Wants Candy: A Completely Improvised Musical

Baby Wants Candy: A Completely Improvised Musical

With locations in Chicago, New York, London, and Edinburgh, Baby Wants Candy has spread musical and comedic joy to over 1,700 audiences.

Wiener’s Circle: The One and Only

Wiener’s Circle is an icon of degeneracy, and with that comes the ultimate street food, blackened and overflowing with gluttony.

Second City Comedy: 50 Years of Funny

For the past fifty years, Second City Comedy Troupe and school, whose main focus is improv-based sketch comedy routines, has been grooming some of the funniest comedians of our time.

Theater on the Lake

Every summer a small brick building on Chicago’s lakefront provides a home for eight productions over eight weeks, inviting the city’s world-class off-Loop theater companies to showcase their talents.

Chicago History Museum

Did you know that Chicago was named after an onion? Or that the remote control and 16 inch softball were both invented in Chicago?

Lincoln Park Theater District

The Lincoln Park Theater District is one of the most significant community theater districts in the country, offering amazing entertainment in the neighborhood.

Old Town School of Folk Music

Don’t get distracted by its name, this Chicago music school offers everything from concerts to instrument instruction to a program introducing music to pre-schoolers.

The Biograph Theater

The famous Biograph Theater where John Dillinger was shot still stands as a reminder of a more dangerous time in Chicago.

Lincoln Park Zoo

This free Chicago attraction is open 365 days a year and allows city-dwellers to experience wild-life in this beautiful Lincoln Park sanctuary.

WhirlyBall: A Uniquely Chicago Sport

Looking for something a little different for a night out in Chicago? Check out WhirlyBall, a bar game that involves beer, bumper cars, and balls. Sound like fun? It is.

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Home to an exceptional butterfly sanctuary and numerous hands-on exhibitions, the Nature Museum offers a unique way to learn about our environment.