Illinois Weekend Guide: Best Things to Do February 24-26, 2023!

Are you looking for something new and exciting to do in Illinois this weekend? Whether you’re looking for culture, art, athletics, or just an adventure outdoors, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Here’s a list of the best things to do this weekend in Illinois.

Chicago Golf Show - Rosemont, IL

February 24, 2023 at 12:00pm

Stop by the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center for the annual Chicago Golf Show, a great opportunity to find the latest golf products from top manufacturers, meet with golf professionals, and attend seminars. There will also be a range of golf-themed attractions and activities.

Elmhurst University Jazz Festival - Elmhurst, IL

February 24, 2023 at 12:00pm

This popular annual event brings an evening of exciting jazz performances to the campus of Elmhurst University. Enjoy the music of some of the best jazz musicians in the area in the beautiful setting of the Hammerschmidt Chapel.

Springfield Illinois Boat Show - Springfield, IL

February 24, 2023 at 2:00pm

The Springfield Illinois Boat Show offers the latest boats, accessories, and gear from top industry manufacturers, plus various family-friendly activities. The show features hundreds of boats, from small fishing boats to luxury yachts.

Winter Brew - Chicago, IL

February 25, 2023 at 12:00pm

Head to Lincoln Avenue for the 11th annual Winter Brew, a fun event featuring cold craft brews, live music, and great food. Layer up and join in the fun as you toast the start of winter with friends.

Into the Woods - Aurora, IL

February 25, 2023 at 3:00pm

Delve into the classic fairytale of Into the Woods at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, IL. This Broadway smash-hit adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s original musical follows familiar characters on a journey of self-discovery.

Chicago Wolves vs. Tucson Roadrunners - Rosemont, IL

February 25, 2023 at 7:00pm

Join in the excitement of professional hockey with a thrilling matchup between the Chicago Wolves and the Tucson Roadrunners. Enjoy the game from the stands of the Allstate Arena as the Wolves battle on the ice.

Chris D'Elia - Chicago, IL

February 25, 2023 at 7:00pm

Chris D’Elia brings his high-energy stand-up comedy to the stage of The Chicago Theatre. Enjoy an evening of uproarious laughter with this hilarious comedian as he performs his signature brand of observational humor.

UIC Flames Men's Basketball v Southern Illinois - Chicago, IL

February 26, 2023

Cheer on your favorite team this weekend as the UIC Flames take on the Southern Illinois Salukis in men’s basketball. The game takes place at Credit Union 1 Arena at the University of Illinois in Chicago.

No Frills Fun Run - Elmhurst, IL

February 26, 2023 at 9:00am

Get outside and enjoy a day of running with the No Frills Fun Run on the Illinois Prairie Path. This 10K run draws in runners of all abilities, and is a great way to get some exercise and have some fun.

Paint like Van Gogh - Chicago, IL

February 26, 2023 at 5:15pm

Unleash your creative side this weekend with a special painting class that pays homage to the iconic works of the great Van Gogh. The class will be held at Lighthouse ArtSpace in Chicago, and all materials will be provided.

With all of these great events lined up, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this weekend in Illinois! Get out there and explore all of the unique experiences and attractions the state has to offer.

This text was created by the author with the assistance of GPT-3, a large-scale language generation model developed by OpenAI. The author reviewed, edited, and revised the draft language to their satisfaction and is fully responsible for the content of this publication.

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