Our 2023 Guide to Your Summer Bucket List

By Debra Flanagan, Macaroni KID Chicago Northside May 16, 2023

There is so much fun to be had this summer.  We have not only rounded up some of the best things to do, but we have some great discounts and giveaways to share as well to make the summer more affordable!  And we are just getting started!  Check back often as this list continues to grow.

Best things to do this summer in Chicagoland:

Catch a Game

The Schaumburg Boomers
The 2023 season is set to be an exciting one, with a prominent roster of players, themed, promotional and giveaways during the 51 home games, and more than 20 fireworks shows, including the annual July 4th super-show! The Boomers welcome Chicagoland families to join in on the fun this summer at Wintrust Field (1999 S. Springinsguth Rd., Schaumburg, IL). For more information about the Boomers Baseball team, home game schedule, promotional / themed game calendars, packages, special events, ticketing and more, please visit

Climb to New Heights

The Forge: Lemont Quarries - The Largest Adventure Park in the USA! 
Just 22 Miles Southwest of Chicago

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Go Ape

Get a Thrill

Santa's Village Amusement & Water Park 
Valid Any Day of the 2023 Regular Operating Season!

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Six Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor

Whoa Zone

Get Away

$30 Off Any Getaway Tiny Cabin Stay 
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Learn and Play

Activate Games

Harry Potter - Magic at Play

Redline VR

Volo Auto Museum

Listen to Live Music

Ravinia Kids Concert Series

See a Show

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

This Guide has been generously sponsored by The Schaumburg Boomers
The Schaumburg Boomers baseball season is in full swing at Wintrust Field! The Schaumburg Boomers are the premier professional baseball team in Chicagoland area that goes above and beyond to ensure fans are given the best experience possible from the moment they set foot in the ballpark.

The Schaumburg Boomers, Wintrust Field,1999 Springinsguth Road,