Four Things To Do In Chicago This March
March is an exciting month in Chicago, one can almost taste the summertime sunshine. As we slowly but surely put the winter behind us and get ready to be outside again, here are four exciting things to do in Chicago this March!
- March 5, The Chicago Polar Plunge: Join thousands who run into the freezing Lake Michigan for a good cause! The Polar Plunge is in support of the Special Olympics of Chicago and Special Children’s Charities athletes. In for more of a challenge? See which one of your friends can stay in the water the longest. If you’re adventurous enough make sure to head to North Avenue Beach March 5th! Donate or register here
- March 11th, Watch The River Be Dyed Green: For the last 60 years, Chicago has been dyeing the river a bright green in honor of St. Patrick’s day. In 1962, members of the Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local Union who were feeling festive dumped 100 pounds of that dye into the Chicago River! The vegetable-dye color of the river looks like something from a cartoon or movie, and the river keeps its color for a week! The dyeing happens in minutes so be sure to arrive early so you can catch a great view of the river!
- March 17th, Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day: Chicago loves any opportunity to celebrate this Irish holiday. There is a huge Irish population, one of the top ancestries in Chicago. There are a ton of fun festivities going on for people of all ages. If you are looking for a bar crawl, there are some really great one going on throughout the city! Check out this site here for more information on bar crawls
- Go To A Concert: There are a ton of artists on tour this March. Chicago is a great place to see a concert with hundreds of venues throughout the city. Some artists visiting the windy city this March include Elle King, Kenny Chesney, JID, Ja Rule, and Joshua Bassett.
There is a lot to do in Chicago this March, but I hope I have narrowed it down a little for you!
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