At Toys R' Us Adventure, the toys (and the fun) are larger than life. Photo courtesy of the event
At Toys R' Us Adventure, the toys (and the fun) are larger than life. Photo courtesy of the event

Things To Do in Chicago This Weekend With Kids: Indoor Play, Kid-Friendly Shows

Happy new year! The first weekend of 2020 is full of indoor and outdoor fun for Chicago kids. Catch the last weekend of holiday farmhouse tours at Klein Creek Farm, or the final performances of Corduroy at the Emerald City Theater. Chicago kids have their pick of immersive indoor playscapes this winter, from Toys R Us Adventure to Cloudbuster to Winter Wonderfest. And see our list of Chicago's best indoor play spaces if you still have energy to burn!

It's your last weekend to catch some of Chicago's best holiday sights and lights, including Lightscapes at the Chicago Botanic Gardens, Holidays of Light at MSI, Illuminations at Morton Arboretum, and the holiday flower show at the Garfield Park Conservatory. And if you haven't been to see the Mesmerica 360 exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry, this weekend's your last chance, and it might be just the thing to release all that holiday season stress.

For more weekend fun, check our event calendar for fresh picks daily. 


Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 North Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614

Chicago Botanical Gardens
1000 Lake Cook Rd.
Glencoe, IL 60022

Festival Hall at Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

The Morton Arboretum
4100 IL-53
Lisle , IL 60532

Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N. Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624

Museum of Science and Industry
5700 S Lake Shore Drive Giant Dome Theater
Chicago, IL 60637

Museum of Science and Industry
5700 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637

Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place
175 E Chestnut St
Chicago, IL 60611

Klein Creek Farm
1N600 County Farm Rd
West Chicago, IL 60185

Toys “R” Us Adventure Chicago
830 N Michigan Avenue
Chicago , IL 60611

Chicago Children's Museum
700 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
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