Tips for Chicago Symphony Center

220 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago IL 60604
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118 Chicago Symphony Center Tips

Corner Bakery is a great spot to grab soup & sandwich before the show. Two can dine for under $20.
Goldstar Member
1 events
1 review
0 stars
I took the brown line to Adams and Wabash. ( I block away. )
Goldstar Member
1 events
1 review
0 stars
dkrebs
2 events
1 review
2 stars
Most wore suits or dresses, including pant suits for the women
dkrebs
2 events
1 review
2 stars
Take the train downtown, then a CTA bus to Jackson and Michigan
Arts Lover
76 events
39 reviews
51 stars
Depends on when you go. Friday or Saturday evenings at the CSO, you really could get a littl emo
Sonia Nahmod
39 events
23 reviews
9 stars
No conversation,no cell phones, and please minimize the perfume
Sonia Nahmod
39 events
23 reviews
9 stars
Parking is available under MI Avenue, and lots of public transportation
Sonia Nahmod
39 events
23 reviews
9 stars
Sonia Nahmod
39 events
23 reviews
9 stars
Business casual or relatively dressy usually
Golightly14
Golightly14
24 events
5 reviews
1 stars
Had dinner at Lockwood in the Palmer House. Food was very good and locaton close to the venue.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Opening Night Gala with Renée Fleming
Golightly14
Golightly14
24 events
5 reviews
1 stars
Great seeing many in black tie and formal dress. Appropriate and festive.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Opening Night Gala with Renée Fleming
Achig
9 events
3 reviews
5 stars
Rhapsody is there in the same building, so a quick drink or snack before or after is simple.
Achig
9 events
3 reviews
5 stars
Dress as you wish, but I like to repect the music by wearing nicer clothes.
Achig
9 events
3 reviews
5 stars
Easy to park and walk right in at Grant Park South!
Karen Kordisch
58 events
16 reviews
3 stars
Women wore slacks. Most men had jackets but not all. Some people were dressed very casually.
Karen Kordisch
58 events
16 reviews
3 stars
We were told there are free lectures before each concert here.
charlotte pillar
3 events
1 review
2 stars
Does not apply
charlotte pillar
3 events
1 review
2 stars
Depends on the event - this one was dress casual.
charlotte pillar
3 events
1 review
2 stars
Use public transportation to CSO events.

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