Jazzin’ at the Aquarium


Jazzin’ at the Aquarium

Bring the family to enjoy Jazzin’ at the Aquarium, Shedd Aquarium that is, on Wednesday nights starting June 17, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!

Jazz from straight ahead to funk! Cocktails! Soda pop! Light snacks! Lake Michigan breezes on a summer night! The spectacular Chicago skyline all lit up! A spectacular fireworks show popping from over at Navy Pier! Sailboats! Did we mention the 32,000 animals that live in the building? Jazzin’ at the Aquarium brings you the best in Chicago jazz and the opportunity to explore the wonderful exhibits at the world famous Shedd Aquarium.

What to see when you’re full of snacks and jazz at the Shedd Aquarium: Amazon Rising; Caribbean Reef; Abbott Oceanarium; Polar Play Zone; Waters of the World; At Home on the Great Lakes; and Wild Reef. Where else can you see the Pacific Northwest, the chilly Great Lakes, flooded rainforests and coral reefs in one place?

Who will join you for this summer excursion? Piranhas, stingrays, turtles, penguins, dolphins, whales, sea otters, hogfish—even sharks! Add three dollars to your ticket and pet the stingrays!

The Shedd Aquarium is located at 1200 South Lake Shore Drive. For advance tickets, go online to www.sheddaquarium.org/events.

Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just a short drive or el ride to the Shedd Aquarium, provides free shuttle service to and from O’Hare Airport in Chicago. The hotel offers affordable, comfortable rooms, a breakfast bar and restaurant and much more. The hotel is pet friendly and offers AAA rates.