As Illinois continues to reopen in Phase 5, COVID-19 mitigation measures will be mitigated throughout the state, and residents may begin to feel that they have returned to normal.
According to Illinois Governor JB Pritzker, entering Phase 5 “corporations, large-scale events, conventions, amusement parks, spectators’ seats, etc. will develop a COVID-19 pandemic.”
Details of COVID-19 guidelines changed in Phase 5
There are some things to do in the city this weekend.
Pride in the Park is one of the city’s first live face-to-face concerts since the launch of the Coronavirus Pandemic last year and the second event since its launch in 2019.
The two-day festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday. tickets General admission starts at $ 40.
Take a walk in the Chicago Botanic Garden
The Chicago Botanic Garden on the outskirts of Glencoe is open this weekend from 8 am to 8 pm, while the Rose Terrace closes on Saturday at 3 pm.
COVID-19 mitigation measures for all visitors Pre-registration If you have not been vaccinated against the virus, walk in the yard and wear a mask indoors. Weekend parking is free for members and $ 30 for non-members.
Navy Pier Pride Celebration
Navy Pier will host an all-day celebration of pride on Saturday, featuring music performances, dance, storytelling and evening activities.
The organizers have announced that both Radio Ga Ga and Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus will be on stage at the event.
Chicago Pride Bowl
The· Annual flag football tournament Held along the lakeside on Saturdays and Sundays from the Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association. According to the organizers, the team playing is a member of the National Gay Flag Football League.
Visit the Chicago Museum
Chicago’s museums returned to normal business hours last weekend, and Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced as part of a move to fully reopen Chicago.
However, some museums will continue to implement the COVID-19 protocol. The Shedd Aquarium requires visitors to purchase tickets in advance, but vaccinated guests no longer need to wear masks.
Catch the white sox game
Guaranteed Rate Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, welcomes fans at full capacity this weekend.
White sox It will be in Chicago until the end of June. The team will start the match on Friday night at 7:10 pm, starting a three-match series with the Mariners. On both Saturday and Sunday, the team is set to play at 1:10 pm and you have the chance to get a free jersey and bobblehead doll.
Take a bite at an indoor or outdoor Chicago restaurant
Not only are restaurants and bars throughout Chicago allowed to return to full capacity in Phase 5, but fully vaccinated guests can roam without covering their faces.
However, some facilities may choose to maintain the COVID-19 limit until further notice.
Chicago expected clear skies and warm temperatures this weekend, so many may be looking for a place to drink or dine outdoors. The city is known for its many patios and rooftop foodie scenes.
Choose Chicago provides a list of places We currently offer outdoor dining in Chicago. Here are some highlights:
Avrita Berna: 1335W.Lightwood Avenue
Beatrix Fulton Market: 834W Fulton Market
Beatnick on the river: 180N Dr. Upper Wacker
Awa: 302 N. Green St. 3rd floor
Emma: 74W Illinois Street
Mesler: 1401 E. 53rd St.
Duck in: 2701S.Eleanor Street
Lake theater: 2401N.Dr. Lake Shore
Beatnick on the river: 180N.Dr. Upper Wacker
Boca: 1729 N. Halsted St.
Formento: 925W.Randolph Street
Siena tavern: 51 W. Kinzie St.
Offshore: 1000E Grand Avenue
wood: 3335 N. Halsted St.
Happy camper: 1209N.Wells Street
Tsuko: 720 N. State St.
LuxBar: 18 E. Bellevue Pl.
Browse the Frida Kahlo exhibition on the outskirts of Chicago
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The Cleeve Kearney Museum and Macanich Arts Center at DuPage University in Glen Ellyn, a suburb, open until September 6, featuring 26 original works by 20th-century artists.
Travel south and watch the cave open a weekend for the first time in over 10 years
Officials said the cave in southern Illinois was opened to the public for the first time in more than a decade after it was closed with due diligence.
As the state moved to Phase 5 of the Coronavirus Resumption Plan, southern attractions were reopened as another place for residents to enjoy. Until October, the cave is open Wednesday to Sunday from 9am to 4pm.
Ride a swing on the Maggie Daily Park Miniature Golf Course
Maggie Daley Park’s 18 holes, Chicago-themed miniature golf course and ribbons are open daily. In the summer, the ribbon transforms to welcome scooter users, rollerblades and roller skates. Weekend rentals are now available.
Choose seasonal ingredients at the City Farmers Market
Further as the city moves to Phase 5 Farmers market Throughout Chicago, we will begin to welcome residents for the 2021 season.
Some markets have not announced official plans for a summer reopening, while others have released schedules and information regarding upcoming kick-offs following last year’s closure due to the COVID pandemic.
Kayaking down the Chicago River or Lake Michigan by boat
See the city’s iconic architecture as you sail along the Chicago River on one of several boat tours. The 90-minute tour runs every hour and a half and costs $ 40 for adults and $ 18 for children.
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Relax on the newly opened Chicago beach
Chicago’s beaches along Lake Michigan will be open to the public on Memorial Day weekend with guards, and many residents will head to enjoy the water.
More than 20 beaches along the Lake Michigan coastline will reopen on Friday, said Mike Kelley, director and CEO of the Chicago Parks District. The city’s beaches were closed in the summer of 2020, subject to COVID-19 restrictions.