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Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – June 15 – 18

Posted on June 14, 2017

This weekend, celebrate Father’s Day, check out award-wining theater and enjoy Craft Beers at Lincoln Park Zoo. You’ve got lots of reasons to Make It Lincoln Park!

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Father’s Day in Lincoln Park

Craft Brews at the Zoo
Take Dad to Lincoln Park Zoo’s third annual craft beer festival to savor a selection of 75-plus specialty brews produced by more than 35 local and regional breweries.

Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17
6:00 – 10:30 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N. Clark

Father’s Day @ NEW CITY
Grab Dad and head over to NEW CITY for endless Father’s Day options. Go shopping, enjoy brunch, grab a drink, go bowling or see an award-winning movie – all in one place!

NEWCITY
1457 N. Halsted

Indoor Skydiving @ iFly Lincoln Park
If all your dad is missing is the cape, show him what a superhero he is with a thrilling and unforgettable experience that he can share with the entire family.

iFly Lincoln Park
800 W. Scott

Great Blues & Food @ Kingston Mines
Take Dad to Kingston Mines to get comfortable, enjoy some delicious Southern-style fare from Doc’s Rib Joint, and listen to some of Chicago’s best live music.

Kingston Mines
2548 N. Halsted

Behind the Bentwood: The Ultimate Second City Experience
Go behind the scenes with this exclusive dinner and tour of The Second City’s historic theaters and Training Center campus. After the tour, enjoy a show in a special seating section reserved for you enjoyment.

Friday, June 16
5:30 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells

Walking Tours @ Chicago History Museum
Is your Dad a history buff? Enjoy one of Chicago History Museum’s walking tours through some of Chicago’s storied neighborhoods.

Saturday, June 17
10:00 a.m.
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark

Whirled News Tonight @ iO Theater
Does your Dad love watching the news? Grab tickets to Whirled News Tonight at iO for a hilarious and satirical look at today’s news.

Saturday, June 17
8:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury

Spamilton @ Royal George Theater
Did your Dad love Hamilton? Take him to Spamilton, a side-splitting new musical that roasts, eviscerates and celebrates Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway musical Hamilton.

Performances Wednesday, June 15 – Sunday, June 18
Click for Schedule
Royal George Theater
1641 N. Halsted


Great Plays and Music in Lincoln Park

Native Gardens @ Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N Lincoln
“her comedy really blooms in the dialogue and the details-both cultivated with consideration by director Marti Lyons and a blue-ribbon cast, who sow a healthy sense of the precariousness of politeness, particularly when race, class and age are in the mix.” – Time Out Chicago

PASS OVER @ Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N Halsted
“All three of the performances are excellent, a complex trifecta of race, power and authority. To her great credit, Taymor really takes you there, whether or not you care to go.” – Chicago Tribune

Strangest Things! The Musical @ Greenhouse Theatre
2257 N Lincoln
“…The full original cast of Random Acts’ Netflix series parody, directed by Tommy Rivera-Vega, returns for this extension, which combines sketch-style comedy and Stranger Things-themed versions of 80s karaoke standards.” – Chicago Reader

Surfer Blood @ Lincoln Hall
2424 N Lincoln
“Floridians Surfer Blood play catchy, deeply Pixies-indebted indie rock, lined with light reverb, hooky guitars and, yes, surf stylings.” – Time Out Chicago

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