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Things to Do
in Chinatown


Originally a railroad yard, Ping Tom Park is named for the Chinatown resident who was the leading force behind creating this community space.

Shopping, Dining, Public Art

Chinatown Square is a two-story outdoor mall, featuring culture-focused public art.


Chinatown's Summer Fair is a true celebration of Far East beauty and culture including food, art and music.


The Chinese Dragon Boat Race dates back to over 2,000 years and is a popular sport among Chinese and Asian communities all over the world. Started in 2000, the Chicago Dragon Boat Race for Literacy is a family-fun activity enjoyed by visitors from all over the city and surrounding suburbs.

Photo Op, Parks

Public art installation in Chinatown's Allen Lee Plaza.


Cultural center in Chicago, Illinois.


Chinese American cultural exhibitions, education, and research.

Photo Op, Public Art

Chicago Chinatown's magnificent Nine Dragon Wall is the resemblance of the one in BeiHai Park in Beijing.

Nightlife, Karaoke

Trendy subterranean karaoke lounge with cocktails, light bites & dancing amid TV displays & sofas.


Asian grocery store in Chicago offering fresh-cut meats as well as produce and imported frozen & dry goods.


Chinese herbalist featuring herbal medicines, health foods, ointments, acupuncture equipment, various medicinal teas, and more.


The 88 is a two-level marketplace featuring a wide variety of great dining options.


Services to pamper the mind, body, and soul.

Community Center

Pui Tak Center is a church-based community center that serves the greater Chinatown community in Chicago

Also Accessible
from Chinatown

Near Chinatown
Field Museum

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Shedd Aquarium

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Adler Planetarium

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Soldier Field
Sports Stadium

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Wintrust Arena
Sports Stadium, Music/Event Venue

Wintrust Arena is a venue for concerts, sporting and other special events featuring 10,000 seats and home court to DePaul University and the Chicago Sky.

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