Holidays in the LoopWelcome to the Loop, where Chicago's holiday traditions are made. Witness the transformation of the city's official downtown into a winter wonderland.
Celebrate New Year's Eve in the Chicago Loop3 MIN READ – It’s time once again to usher in a new year, and there’s no better place to do it than downtown in the Chicago Loop. Glitzy and glamorous open bar events await, along with live music, immersive museum experiences, and more.
Your 24-hour holiday itinerary in the Loop5 MIN READ – If you’re a traveler who only has 24 hours to spend in the Loop, or if you just want to plan the most amazing day...
Chicago-themed holiday gifts2 MIN READ - Pay homage to your hometown and make any proud Chicagoan joyous this holiday season by picking up some Chicago-themed holiday gifts in the Loop.
The curtain rises on Theatre in the Loop8 MIN READ – From dazzling marquees, to performances in the park, to edgy and intimate stages, the Loop is home to a wide variety of world-class theater.
What is the Loop?
Welcome to the Loop, Chicago’s official downtown and everyone's neighborhood. From shopping on State Street – “that great street” – to wandering one of the country's largest art museums, the Loop has something for everyone. The Loop's boundaries are the Chicago River (north and west), Ida B. Wells Drive (south), and Lake Michigan (east). Explore