Visit Our Chicago Hotel Near Grant Park

Experience Year-Round Chicago Events

Visitors travel from all over the country to attend Chicago’s famous cultural events, and there’s no better hotel for event-goers than Essex Inn near Grant Park. 


Located right across from Chicago’s Grant Park fairgrounds, our downtown property is only steps away from summertime festivals like Lollapalooza, Taste of Chicago and Chicago Blues Fest. Guest can also walk to Soldier Field football stadium for music concerts, Chicago Bears games and other seasonal events. In addition, First Merit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island is only steps away from the hotel where you can experience outside concerts from world famous musicians.

From marathons to auto shows, Essex Inn near Grant Park is the perfect choice for experiencing downtown Chicago like a local.

  • Chicago Bears v. Washington Redskins

    December 12, 2016 at 12 PM

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  • Chicago Bears v. Green Bay Packers

    December 18, 2016 at 12 PM

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  • Chicago Bears v. San Francisco 49ers

    December 4, 2016 at 12 PM

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  • Chicago Bears v. Tennessee Titans

    November 27, 2016 at 12 PM

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  • Grant Park Turkey Trot

    November 26, 2016

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  • Chicago Bears v. Minnesota Vikings

    October 31, 2016 at 7:30 PM

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  • Hot Chocolate 15K & 5K

    October 30, 2016 at 7:30 AM

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  • Chicago Bears v. Jacksonville Jaguars

    October 16, 2016 12 PM

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  • Bank of America Chicago Marathon

    October 9, 2016 at 7 AM

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  • Chicago Bears v. Detroit Lions

    October 2, 2016 at 12 PM

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  • Chicago Bears v. Philadelphia Eagles

    September 19, 2016 7:30 PM

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  • Run Mag Mile

    September 10, 2016 7 AM

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  • GET FIT CHICAGO

    September 9, 2016 at 10 AM

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  • Movies in the Parks at Grant

    August 29, 2016 at 8 PM

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  • Chicago Bears v. Kansas City Chiefs Preseason Football

    August 27, 2016 at 12 PM

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  • Color Fun Fest 5k & Carnival

    August 13, 2016

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  • Chicago Bears v. Denver Broncos Preseason Football

    August 11, 2016 at 7 PM

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  • Lollapalooza US 2016

    July 28-31, 2016

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  • Coldplay - A Head Full of Dreams Tour

    July 23-24, 2016 at 8 PM

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  • Chicago Rock & Roll Marathon

    July 16-17, 2016 at 5 AM

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  • Dancing in the Park

    Free Happening

    June 24, 2016 at 6 PM

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  • COPA America Semifinal

    June 22, 2016 at 7 PM

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  • Movies in the Parks at Grant

    June 20, 2016 at 8:30 PM

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  • HIMSS15 Annual Conference & Exhibition

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  4/12/2015 - 4/16/2015

    http://www.himssconference.org/

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  • Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) 2015

    McCormick Place South

    Dates:  4/24/2015 - 4/26/2015

    http://www.c2e2.com/

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  • 2015 NFL Draft

    Hilton Chicago

    Dates:  4/29/2015 - 5/3/ 2015

    http://www.nfl.com/draft/2015

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  • Microsoft Ignite

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  5/4/2015 - 5/8/2015

    http://ignite.microsoft.com/

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  • National Restaurant Association Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  5/16/2015 - 5/19/2015

    http://www.restaurant.org/Home

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  • Sweets & Snacks Expo

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  5/19/2015 - 5/21/2015

    http://www.sweetsandsnacks.com/

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  • American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  5/29/2015 - 6/2/2015

    http://www.asco.org/meetings

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  • Chicago Blues Festival

    Dates:  6/12/2015 - 6/14/2015 http://www.choosechicago.com/event/Chicago-Blues-Festival/18838/
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  • NeoCon 2015

    The Merchandise Mart

    Dates:  6/15/2015 - 6/17/2015

    http://www.neocon.com/

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  • Taste of Chicago

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  • NIKE National Invitational Tournament 2015

    McCormick Place North Dates:  7/10/2015 - 7/12/2015 http://www.niketournamentofchampions.com/calendar/
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  • C3 Presents 2015 Lollapalooza

    Dates:  7/31/2015 - 8/3/2015

    http://www.lollapalooza.com/

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  • Ace Hardware Corporation 2015 Fall Convention

    McCormick Place North Dates:  8/20/2015 - 8/22/2015 http://thehardwareconnection.com/program-features-benefits/calendar-of-events/
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  • GRAPH EXPO 15 & CPP EXPO

    McCormick Place South

    Dates:  9/13/2015 - 9/16/2015

    http://www.graphexpo.com/

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  • PROCESS EXPO 2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  9/15/2015 - 9/18/2015

    http://www.myprocessexpo.com/

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  • True Value 2015 Fall Reunion

    McCormick Place West Dates:  9/18/2015 - 9/20/2015 http://harperinc.com/show/true-value-show-2015-spring-market/
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  • Bank of America Chicago Health & Fitness Expo and Chicago Marathon

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place Dates:  10/9/2015 - 10/11/2015 http://www.chicagomarathon.com/participant-information/registration /
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  • Neuroscience 2015

    McCormick Place North Dates:  10/17/2015 - 10/21/2015 http://www.sfn.org/annual-meeting/neuroscience-2015
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  • FABTECH 2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates: 11/9/2015 - 11/12/2015

    http://www.fabtechexpo.com/about/#.VPoh2nzF8yI

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  • RSNA 2015 Annual Meeting

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  11/29/2015 - 12/4/2015

    http://www.rsna.org/Annual_Meeting.aspx

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  • The Midwest Clinic 2015 International Band and Orchestra Conference

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  12/16/2015 - 1219/2015

    http://www.midwestclinic.org/default.aspx

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  • CDS Annual Midwinter Meeting 2016

    McCormick Place West Dates:  2/25/2016 - 2/27/2016 http://www.cds.org/midwinter_meeting/midwinter_meeting.aspx
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  • International Home + Housewares Show 2016

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  3/6/2016 - 3/9/2016

    http://www.housewares.org/show/future.aspx

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  • America's Beauty Show & Face and Body Midwest 2016

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  3/12/2016 - 3/14/2016

    http://www.americasbeautyshow.com/

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  • USA Girl's Volleyball Qualifier 2016

    McCormick Place South Dates:  3/25/2016 - 3/28/2016 http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Events/Indoor/Girls/2015-Girls-JNC
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  • Marathon

    Starting and ending right across the street from Essex Inn in Grant Park, the Chicago Marathon is widely celebrated for its flat and fast course. The Marathon runs through 29 neighborhoods and past some…
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  • Chicago bears game

    You can’t truly understand Chicago until you’ve attended a Bears game at Soldier Field – and with the stadium less than a mile from Essex Inn, there’s never been a better excuse to go. Come see this nine-time…
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  • Lollapalooza

    If you’re in Chicago in August, you won’t want to miss this iconic three-day music festival, which features many of the top alternative rock, punk, metal and hip-hop bands in the country. With an unbeatable…
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  • Taste of Chicago

    Located right across from the hotel in Grant Park, Taste of Chicago is the nation's largest outdoor food festival. Sample Chicago's diverse culinary scene while participating in family-friendly activities…
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  • Blues Fest

    There’s no better way to experience the "Blues Capital of the World" than at the three-day Chicago Blues Festival, hosted right across from the hotel in Grant Park. Even larger than Lollapalooza, the…
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  • Auto Show

    Hosted just 5 minutes from the hotel at McCormick Place convention complex, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in all of North America. If you’re a car lover, you won’t want to miss this Chicago…
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  • Auto Show

    02/01/2015
    Hosted just 5 minutes from the hotel at McCormick Place convention complex, the Chicago Auto Show is…
  • Taste of Chicago

    02/12/2015
    Located right across from the hotel in Grant Park, Taste of Chicago is the nation's largest outdoor…
  • Blues Fest

    02/26/2015
    There’s no better way to experience the "Blues Capital of the World" than at the three-day Chicago Blues…
  • HIMSS15 Annual Conference & Exhibition

    04/12/2015
    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place Dates:  4/12/2015 - 4/16/2015 http://www.himssconference.org/…
  • Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) 2015

    04/24/2015
    McCormick Place South Dates:  4/24/2015 - 4/26/2015 http://www.c2e2.com/
  • 2015 NFL Draft

    04/29/2015
    Hilton Chicago Dates:  4/29/2015 - 5/3/ 2015 http://www.nfl.com/draft/2015
  • Microsoft Ignite

    05/04/2015
    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place Dates:  5/4/2015 - 5/8/2015 http://ignite.microsoft.com/
  • National Restaurant Association Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show

    05/16/2015
    McCormick Place North Dates:  5/16/2015 - 5/19/2015 http://www.restaurant.org/Home
  • Sweets & Snacks Expo

    05/19/2015
    McCormick Place West Dates:  5/19/2015 - 5/21/2015 http://www.sweetsandsnacks.com/
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

    05/29/2015
    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place Dates:  5/29/2015 - 6/2/2015 http://www.asco.org/meetings
  • Chicago Blues Festival

    06/12/2015
    Dates:  6/12/2015 - 6/14/2015 http://www.choosechicago.com/event/Chicago-Blues-Festival/18838/
  • NeoCon 2015

    06/15/2015
    The Merchandise Mart Dates:  6/15/2015 - 6/17/2015 http://www.neocon.com/
  • NIKE National Invitational Tournament 2015

    07/10/2015
    McCormick Place North Dates:  7/10/2015 - 7/12/2015 http://www.niketournamentofchampions.com/calendar/…
  • C3 Presents 2015 Lollapalooza

    07/31/2015
    Dates:  7/31/2015 - 8/3/2015 http://www.lollapalooza.com/
  • Lollapalooza

    08/01/2015
    If you’re in Chicago in August, you won’t want to miss this iconic three-day music festival, which features…
  • Ace Hardware Corporation 2015 Fall Convention

    08/20/2015
    McCormick Place North Dates:  8/20/2015 - 8/22/2015 http://thehardwareconnection.com/program-fea…
  • GRAPH EXPO 15 & CPP EXPO

    09/13/2015
    McCormick Place South Dates:  9/13/2015 - 9/16/2015 http://www.graphexpo.com/
  • PROCESS EXPO 2015

    09/15/2015
    McCormick Place North Dates:  9/15/2015 - 9/18/2015 http://www.myprocessexpo.com/
  • True Value 2015 Fall Reunion

    09/18/2015
    McCormick Place West Dates:  9/18/2015 - 9/20/2015 http://harperinc.com/show/true-value-show-2015-spring-market/…
  • Chicago bears game

    10/04/2015
    You can’t truly understand Chicago until you’ve attended a Bears game at Soldier Field – and with the…
  • Marathon

    10/05/2015
    Starting and ending right across the street from Essex Inn in Grant Park, the Chicago Marathon is widely…
  • Bank of America Chicago Health & Fitness Expo and Chicago Marathon

    10/09/2015
    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place Dates:  10/9/2015 - 10/11/2015 http://www.chicagomarathon.com…
  • Neuroscience 2015

    10/17/2015
    McCormick Place North Dates:  10/17/2015 - 10/21/2015 http://www.sfn.org/annual-meeting/neuroscience-2015…
  • FABTECH 2015

    11/09/2015
    McCormick Place North Dates: 11/9/2015 - 11/12/2015 http://www.fabtechexpo.com/about/#.VPoh2nzF8yI…
  • RSNA 2015 Annual Meeting

    11/29/2015
    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place Dates:  11/29/2015 - 12/4/2015 http://www.rsna.org/Annual_Meeting.aspx…
  • The Midwest Clinic 2015 International Band and Orchestra Conference

    12/16/2015
    McCormick Place West Dates:  12/16/2015 - 1219/2015 http://www.midwestclinic.org/default.aspx
  • CDS Annual Midwinter Meeting 2016

    02/25/2016
    McCormick Place West Dates:  2/25/2016 - 2/27/2016 http://www.cds.org/midwinter_meeting/midwinter_meeting.aspx…
  • International Home + Housewares Show 2016

    03/06/2016
    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place Dates:  3/6/2016 - 3/9/2016 http://www.housewares.org/show/future.aspx…
  • America's Beauty Show & Face and Body Midwest 2016

    03/12/2016
    McCormick Place West Dates:  3/12/2016 - 3/14/2016 http://www.americasbeautyshow.com/
  • USA Girl's Volleyball Qualifier 2016

    03/25/2016
    McCormick Place South Dates:  3/25/2016 - 3/28/2016 http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Events…
  • Movies in the Parks at Grant

    06/20/2016

    June 20, 2016 at 8:30 PM

  • COPA America Semifinal

    06/22/2016

    June 22, 2016 at 7 PM

  • Dancing in the Park

    06/24/2016

    Free Happening

    June 24, 2016 at 6 PM

  • Chicago Rock & Roll Marathon

    07/16/2016

    July 16-17, 2016 at 5 AM

  • Coldplay - A Head Full of Dreams Tour

    07/23/2016

    July 23-24, 2016 at 8 PM

  • Lollapalooza US 2016

    07/28/2016

    July 28-31, 2016

  • Chicago Bears v. Denver Broncos Preseason Football

    08/11/2016

    August 11, 2016 at 7 PM

  • Color Fun Fest 5k & Carnival

    08/13/2016

    August 13, 2016

  • Chicago Bears v. Kansas City Chiefs Preseason Football

    08/27/2016

    August 27, 2016 at 12 PM

  • GET FIT CHICAGO

    09/03/2016

    September 9, 2016 at 10 AM

  • Run Mag Mile

    09/10/2016

    September 10, 2016 7 AM

  • Chicago Bears v. Philadelphia Eagles

    09/19/2016

    September 19, 2016 7:30 PM

  • Chicago Bears v. Detroit Lions

    10/02/2016

    October 2, 2016 at 12 PM

  • Bank of America Chicago Marathon

    10/09/2016

    October 9, 2016 at 7 AM

  • Chicago Bears v. Jacksonville Jaguars

    10/16/2016

    October 16, 2016 12 PM

  • Hot Chocolate 15K & 5K

    10/30/2016

    October 30, 2016 at 7:30 AM

  • Chicago Bears v. Minnesota Vikings

    10/31/2016

    October 31, 2016 at 7:30 PM

  • Grant Park Turkey Trot

    11/26/2016

    November 26, 2016

  • Chicago Bears v. Tennessee Titans

    11/27/2016

    November 27, 2016 at 12 PM

  • Chicago Bears v. San Francisco 49ers

    12/04/2016

    December 4, 2016 at 12 PM

  • Chicago Bears v. Green Bay Packers

    12/18/2016

    December 18, 2016 at 12 PM

  • Chicago Bears v. Washington Redskins

    12/24/2016

    December 12, 2016 at 12 PM

  • Auto Show

    02/01/2015

    Hosted just 5 minutes from the hotel at McCormick Place convention complex, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in all of North America. If you’re a car lover, you won’t want to miss this Chicago tradition, dating all the way back to 1901. 

  • Taste of Chicago

    02/12/2015

    Located right across from the hotel in Grant Park, Taste of Chicago is the nation's largest outdoor food festival. Sample Chicago's diverse culinary scene while participating in family-friendly activities and listening to live music on the waterfront. 

  • Blues Fest

    02/26/2015

    There’s no better way to experience the "Blues Capital of the World" than at the three-day Chicago Blues Festival, hosted right across from the hotel in Grant Park. Even larger than Lollapalooza, the Chicago Blues Festival is considered the largest free blues festival in the world. Past performers include Bonnie Raitt, Ray Charles and B.B. King.

  • HIMSS15 Annual Conference & Exhibition

    04/12/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  4/12/2015 - 4/16/2015

    http://www.himssconference.org/

  • HIMSS15 Annual Conference & Exhibition

    04/13/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  4/12/2015 - 4/16/2015

    http://www.himssconference.org/

  • HIMSS15 Annual Conference & Exhibition

    04/14/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  4/12/2015 - 4/16/2015

    http://www.himssconference.org/

  • HIMSS15 Annual Conference & Exhibition

    04/15/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  4/12/2015 - 4/16/2015

    http://www.himssconference.org/

  • HIMSS15 Annual Conference & Exhibition

    04/16/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  4/12/2015 - 4/16/2015

    http://www.himssconference.org/

  • Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) 2015

    04/24/2015

    McCormick Place South

    Dates:  4/24/2015 - 4/26/2015

    http://www.c2e2.com/

  • Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) 2015

    04/25/2015

    McCormick Place South

    Dates:  4/24/2015 - 4/26/2015

    http://www.c2e2.com/

  • Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) 2015

    04/26/2015

    McCormick Place South

    Dates:  4/24/2015 - 4/26/2015

    http://www.c2e2.com/

  • 2015 NFL Draft

    04/29/2015

    Hilton Chicago

    Dates:  4/29/2015 - 5/3/ 2015

    http://www.nfl.com/draft/2015

  • 2015 NFL Draft

    04/30/2015

    Hilton Chicago

    Dates:  4/29/2015 - 5/3/ 2015

    http://www.nfl.com/draft/2015

  • 2015 NFL Draft

    05/01/2015

    Hilton Chicago

    Dates:  4/29/2015 - 5/3/ 2015

    http://www.nfl.com/draft/2015

  • 2015 NFL Draft

    05/02/2015

    Hilton Chicago

    Dates:  4/29/2015 - 5/3/ 2015

    http://www.nfl.com/draft/2015

  • 2015 NFL Draft

    05/03/2015

    Hilton Chicago

    Dates:  4/29/2015 - 5/3/ 2015

    http://www.nfl.com/draft/2015

  • Microsoft Ignite

    05/04/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  5/4/2015 - 5/8/2015

    http://ignite.microsoft.com/

  • Microsoft Ignite

    05/05/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  5/4/2015 - 5/8/2015

    http://ignite.microsoft.com/

  • Microsoft Ignite

    05/06/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  5/4/2015 - 5/8/2015

    http://ignite.microsoft.com/

  • Microsoft Ignite

    05/07/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  5/4/2015 - 5/8/2015

    http://ignite.microsoft.com/

  • Microsoft Ignite

    05/08/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  5/4/2015 - 5/8/2015

    http://ignite.microsoft.com/

  • National Restaurant Association Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show

    05/16/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  5/16/2015 - 5/19/2015

    http://www.restaurant.org/Home

  • National Restaurant Association Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show

    05/17/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  5/16/2015 - 5/19/2015

    http://www.restaurant.org/Home

  • National Restaurant Association Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show

    05/18/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  5/16/2015 - 5/19/2015

    http://www.restaurant.org/Home

  • National Restaurant Association Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show

    05/19/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  5/16/2015 - 5/19/2015

    http://www.restaurant.org/Home

  • Sweets & Snacks Expo

    05/19/2015

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  5/19/2015 - 5/21/2015

    http://www.sweetsandsnacks.com/

  • Sweets & Snacks Expo

    05/20/2015

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  5/19/2015 - 5/21/2015

    http://www.sweetsandsnacks.com/

  • Sweets & Snacks Expo

    05/21/2015

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  5/19/2015 - 5/21/2015

    http://www.sweetsandsnacks.com/

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

    05/29/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  5/29/2015 - 6/2/2015

    http://www.asco.org/meetings

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

    05/30/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  5/29/2015 - 6/2/2015

    http://www.asco.org/meetings

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

    05/31/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  5/29/2015 - 6/2/2015

    http://www.asco.org/meetings

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

    06/01/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  5/29/2015 - 6/2/2015

    http://www.asco.org/meetings

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting

    06/02/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  5/29/2015 - 6/2/2015

    http://www.asco.org/meetings

  • Chicago Blues Festival

    06/12/2015
  • Chicago Blues Festival

    06/13/2015
  • Chicago Blues Festival

    06/14/2015
  • NeoCon 2015

    06/15/2015

    The Merchandise Mart

    Dates:  6/15/2015 - 6/17/2015

    http://www.neocon.com/

  • NeoCon 2015

    06/16/2015

    The Merchandise Mart

    Dates:  6/15/2015 - 6/17/2015

    http://www.neocon.com/

  • NeoCon 2015

    06/17/2015

    The Merchandise Mart

    Dates:  6/15/2015 - 6/17/2015

    http://www.neocon.com/

  • Taste of Chicago

    07/08/2015
  • Taste of Chicago

    07/09/2015
  • Taste of Chicago

    07/10/2015
  • NIKE National Invitational Tournament 2015

    07/10/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  7/10/2015 - 7/12/2015

    http://www.niketournamentofchampions.com/calendar/

  • Taste of Chicago

    07/11/2015
  • NIKE National Invitational Tournament 2015

    07/11/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  7/10/2015 - 7/12/2015

    http://www.niketournamentofchampions.com/calendar/

  • Taste of Chicago

    07/12/2015
  • NIKE National Invitational Tournament 2015

    07/12/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  7/10/2015 - 7/12/2015

    http://www.niketournamentofchampions.com/calendar/

  • C3 Presents 2015 Lollapalooza

    07/31/2015

    Dates:  7/31/2015 - 8/3/2015

    http://www.lollapalooza.com/

  • Lollapalooza

    08/01/2015

    If you’re in Chicago in August, you won’t want to miss this iconic three-day music festival, which features many of the top alternative rock, punk, metal and hip-hop bands in the country. With an unbeatable location across from the Grant Park fairgrounds, Chicago’s Essex Inn is a top pick for festival goers each year. Our rooms fill up fast, so book your Lollapalooza stay while there’s still time!

  • C3 Presents 2015 Lollapalooza

    08/02/2015

    Dates:  7/31/2015 - 8/3/2015

    http://www.lollapalooza.com/

  • C3 Presents 2015 Lollapalooza

    08/03/2015

    Dates:  7/31/2015 - 8/3/2015

    http://www.lollapalooza.com/

  • Ace Hardware Corporation 2015 Fall Convention

    08/20/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  8/20/2015 - 8/22/2015

    http://thehardwareconnection.com/program-features-benefits/calendar-of-events/

  • Ace Hardware Corporation 2015 Fall Convention

    08/21/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  8/20/2015 - 8/22/2015

    http://thehardwareconnection.com/program-features-benefits/calendar-of-events/

  • Ace Hardware Corporation 2015 Fall Convention

    08/22/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  8/20/2015 - 8/22/2015

    http://thehardwareconnection.com/program-features-benefits/calendar-of-events/

  • GRAPH EXPO 15 & CPP EXPO

    09/13/2015

    McCormick Place South

    Dates:  9/13/2015 - 9/16/2015

    http://www.graphexpo.com/

  • GRAPH EXPO 15 & CPP EXPO

    09/14/2015

    McCormick Place South

    Dates:  9/13/2015 - 9/16/2015

    http://www.graphexpo.com/

  • GRAPH EXPO 15 & CPP EXPO

    09/15/2015

    McCormick Place South

    Dates:  9/13/2015 - 9/16/2015

    http://www.graphexpo.com/

  • PROCESS EXPO 2015

    09/15/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  9/15/2015 - 9/18/2015

    http://www.myprocessexpo.com/

  • GRAPH EXPO 15 & CPP EXPO

    09/16/2015

    McCormick Place South

    Dates:  9/13/2015 - 9/16/2015

    http://www.graphexpo.com/

  • PROCESS EXPO 2015

    09/16/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  9/15/2015 - 9/18/2015

    http://www.myprocessexpo.com/

  • PROCESS EXPO 2015

    09/17/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  9/15/2015 - 9/18/2015

    http://www.myprocessexpo.com/

  • PROCESS EXPO 2015

    09/18/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  9/15/2015 - 9/18/2015

    http://www.myprocessexpo.com/

  • True Value 2015 Fall Reunion

    09/18/2015

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  9/18/2015 - 9/20/2015

    http://harperinc.com/show/true-value-show-2015-spring-market/

  • True Value 2015 Fall Reunion

    09/19/2015

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  9/18/2015 - 9/20/2015

    http://harperinc.com/show/true-value-show-2015-spring-market/

  • True Value 2015 Fall Reunion

    09/20/2015

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  9/18/2015 - 9/20/2015

    http://harperinc.com/show/true-value-show-2015-spring-market/

  • Chicago bears game

    10/04/2015

    You can’t truly understand Chicago until you’ve attended a Bears game at Soldier Field – and with the stadium less than a mile from Essex Inn, there’s never been a better excuse to go. Come see this nine-time NFL championship team play on their home turf.

  • Marathon

    10/05/2015

    Starting and ending right across the street from Essex Inn in Grant Park, the Chicago Marathon is widely celebrated for its flat and fast course. The Marathon runs through 29 neighborhoods and past some of Chicago’s most iconic landmarks.Register to run, or cheer alongside 1.7 million fellow spectators.

  • Bank of America Chicago Health & Fitness Expo and Chicago Marathon

    10/09/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  10/9/2015 - 10/11/2015

    http://www.chicagomarathon.com/participant-information/registration/

  • Bank of America Chicago Health & Fitness Expo and Chicago Marathon

    10/10/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  10/9/2015 - 10/11/2015

    http://www.chicagomarathon.com/participant-information/registration/

  • Bank of America Chicago Health & Fitness Expo and Chicago Marathon

    10/11/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  10/9/2015 - 10/11/2015

    http://www.chicagomarathon.com/participant-information/registration/

  • Neuroscience 2015

    10/17/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  10/17/2015 - 10/21/2015

    http://www.sfn.org/annual-meeting/neuroscience-2015

  • Neuroscience 2015

    10/18/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  10/17/2015 - 10/21/2015

    http://www.sfn.org/annual-meeting/neuroscience-2015

  • Neuroscience 2015

    10/19/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  10/17/2015 - 10/21/2015

    http://www.sfn.org/annual-meeting/neuroscience-2015

  • Neuroscience 2015

    10/20/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  10/17/2015 - 10/21/2015

    http://www.sfn.org/annual-meeting/neuroscience-2015

  • Neuroscience 2015

    10/21/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates:  10/17/2015 - 10/21/2015

    http://www.sfn.org/annual-meeting/neuroscience-2015

  • FABTECH 2015

    11/09/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates: 11/9/2015 - 11/12/2015

    http://www.fabtechexpo.com/about/#.VPoh2nzF8yI

  • FABTECH 2015

    11/10/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates: 11/9/2015 - 11/12/2015

    http://www.fabtechexpo.com/about/#.VPoh2nzF8yI

  • FABTECH 2015

    11/11/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates: 11/9/2015 - 11/12/2015

    http://www.fabtechexpo.com/about/#.VPoh2nzF8yI

  • FABTECH 2015

    11/12/2015

    McCormick Place North

    Dates: 11/9/2015 - 11/12/2015

    http://www.fabtechexpo.com/about/#.VPoh2nzF8yI

  • RSNA 2015 Annual Meeting

    11/29/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  11/29/2015 - 12/4/2015

    http://www.rsna.org/Annual_Meeting.aspx

  • RSNA 2015 Annual Meeting

    11/30/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  11/29/2015 - 12/4/2015

    http://www.rsna.org/Annual_Meeting.aspx

  • RSNA 2015 Annual Meeting

    12/01/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  11/29/2015 - 12/4/2015

    http://www.rsna.org/Annual_Meeting.aspx

  • RSNA 2015 Annual Meeting

    12/02/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  11/29/2015 - 12/4/2015

    http://www.rsna.org/Annual_Meeting.aspx

  • RSNA 2015 Annual Meeting

    12/03/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  11/29/2015 - 12/4/2015

    http://www.rsna.org/Annual_Meeting.aspx

  • RSNA 2015 Annual Meeting

    12/04/2015

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  11/29/2015 - 12/4/2015

    http://www.rsna.org/Annual_Meeting.aspx

  • The Midwest Clinic 2015 International Band and Orchestra Conference

    12/16/2015

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  12/16/2015 - 1219/2015

    http://www.midwestclinic.org/default.aspx

  • The Midwest Clinic 2015 International Band and Orchestra Conference

    12/17/2015

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  12/16/2015 - 1219/2015

    http://www.midwestclinic.org/default.aspx

  • The Midwest Clinic 2015 International Band and Orchestra Conference

    12/18/2015

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  12/16/2015 - 1219/2015

    http://www.midwestclinic.org/default.aspx

  • The Midwest Clinic 2015 International Band and Orchestra Conference

    12/19/2015

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  12/16/2015 - 1219/2015

    http://www.midwestclinic.org/default.aspx

  • CDS Annual Midwinter Meeting 2016

    02/25/2016

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  2/25/2016 - 2/27/2016

    http://www.cds.org/midwinter_meeting/midwinter_meeting.aspx

  • CDS Annual Midwinter Meeting 2016

    02/26/2016

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  2/25/2016 - 2/27/2016

    http://www.cds.org/midwinter_meeting/midwinter_meeting.aspx

  • CDS Annual Midwinter Meeting 2016

    02/27/2016

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  2/25/2016 - 2/27/2016

    http://www.cds.org/midwinter_meeting/midwinter_meeting.aspx

  • International Home + Housewares Show 2016

    03/06/2016

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  3/6/2016 - 3/9/2016

    http://www.housewares.org/show/future.aspx

  • International Home + Housewares Show 2016

    03/07/2016

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  3/6/2016 - 3/9/2016

    http://www.housewares.org/show/future.aspx

  • International Home + Housewares Show 2016

    03/08/2016

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  3/6/2016 - 3/9/2016

    http://www.housewares.org/show/future.aspx

  • International Home + Housewares Show 2016

    03/09/2016

    Lakeside Center at McCormick Place

    Dates:  3/6/2016 - 3/9/2016

    http://www.housewares.org/show/future.aspx

  • America's Beauty Show & Face and Body Midwest 2016

    03/12/2016

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  3/12/2016 - 3/14/2016

    http://www.americasbeautyshow.com/

  • America's Beauty Show & Face and Body Midwest 2016

    03/13/2016

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  3/12/2016 - 3/14/2016

    http://www.americasbeautyshow.com/

  • America's Beauty Show & Face and Body Midwest 2016

    03/14/2016

    McCormick Place West

    Dates:  3/12/2016 - 3/14/2016

    http://www.americasbeautyshow.com/

  • USA Girl's Volleyball Qualifier 2016

    03/25/2016

    McCormick Place South

    Dates:  3/25/2016 - 3/28/2016

    http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Events/Indoor/Girls/2015-Girls-JNC

  • USA Girl's Volleyball Qualifier 2016

    03/26/2016

    McCormick Place South

    Dates:  3/25/2016 - 3/28/2016

    http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Events/Indoor/Girls/2015-Girls-JNC

  • USA Girl's Volleyball Qualifier 2016

    03/27/2016

    McCormick Place South

    Dates:  3/25/2016 - 3/28/2016

    http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Events/Indoor/Girls/2015-Girls-JNC

  • USA Girl's Volleyball Qualifier 2016

    03/28/2016

    McCormick Place South

    Dates:  3/25/2016 - 3/28/2016

    http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Events/Indoor/Girls/2015-Girls-JNC

  • Movies in the Parks at Grant

    06/20/2016

    June 20, 2016 at 8:30 PM

  • COPA America Semifinal

    06/22/2016

    June 22, 2016 at 7 PM

  • Dancing in the Park

    06/24/2016

    Free Happening

    June 24, 2016 at 6 PM

  • Taste of Chicago

    07/08/2016
  • Taste of Chicago

    07/09/2016
  • Taste of Chicago

    07/10/2016
  • Chicago Rock & Roll Marathon

    07/16/2016

    July 16-17, 2016 at 5 AM

  • Chicago Rock & Roll Marathon

    07/17/2016

    July 16-17, 2016 at 5 AM

  • Coldplay - A Head Full of Dreams Tour

    07/23/2016

    July 23-24, 2016 at 8 PM

  • Coldplay - A Head Full of Dreams Tour

    07/24/2016

    July 23-24, 2016 at 8 PM

  • Lollapalooza US 2016

    07/28/2016

    July 28-31, 2016

  • Lollapalooza US 2016

    07/29/2016

    July 28-31, 2016

  • Lollapalooza US 2016

    07/30/2016

    July 28-31, 2016

  • Lollapalooza US 2016

    07/31/2016

    July 28-31, 2016

  • Chicago Bears v. Denver Broncos Preseason Football

    08/11/2016

    August 11, 2016 at 7 PM

  • Color Fun Fest 5k & Carnival

    08/13/2016

    August 13, 2016

  • Chicago Bears v. Kansas City Chiefs Preseason Football

    08/27/2016

    August 27, 2016 at 12 PM

  • Movies in the Parks at Grant

    08/29/2016

    August 29, 2016 at 8 PM

  • GET FIT CHICAGO

    09/03/2016

    September 9, 2016 at 10 AM

  • Run Mag Mile

    09/10/2016

    September 10, 2016 7 AM

  • Chicago Bears v. Philadelphia Eagles

    09/19/2016

    September 19, 2016 7:30 PM

  • Chicago Bears v. Detroit Lions

    10/02/2016

    October 2, 2016 at 12 PM

  • Bank of America Chicago Marathon

    10/09/2016

    October 9, 2016 at 7 AM

  • Chicago Bears v. Jacksonville Jaguars

    10/16/2016

    October 16, 2016 12 PM

  • Hot Chocolate 15K & 5K

    10/30/2016

    October 30, 2016 at 7:30 AM

  • Chicago Bears v. Minnesota Vikings

    10/31/2016

    October 31, 2016 at 7:30 PM

  • Grant Park Turkey Trot

    11/26/2016

    November 26, 2016

  • Chicago Bears v. Tennessee Titans

    11/27/2016

    November 27, 2016 at 12 PM

  • Chicago Bears v. San Francisco 49ers

    12/04/2016

    December 4, 2016 at 12 PM

  • Chicago Bears v. Green Bay Packers

    12/18/2016

    December 18, 2016 at 12 PM

  • Chicago Bears v. Washington Redskins

    12/24/2016

    December 12, 2016 at 12 PM