Mon, 12/09/2019 - 10:30am to 7:00pm

The National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre, which officially opened on December 9, 1889, has been a Chicago institution for 130 years.

Take a historic theatre tour, pose for a picture at a photo booth with an Auditorium Theatre-themed backdrop; sketch and take photos of the theatre; bring the kids for free popcorn and coloring; grab a drink at the bar; and enter a raffle for a chance to win free tickets to a future Auditorium Theatre performance. Photographs, program books, and posters from the theatre’s archives will also be on display.

Attendees who pre-register for the event get one free drink (beer, wine, soda, or water), but no ticket is needed to attend! Limit of two drink tickets per order.

Image result for auditorium theater chicagoFEATURING…

  • Historic Theatre Tours, led by an expert Auditorium Theatre tour guide
  • Self-guided tours, with photo opportunities and scavenger hunt clues to be found along the way
  • A photo booth with an Auditorium Theatre backdrop and props
  • Coloring and sketching areas
  • Raffle to win free tickets to an Auditorium show!
  • A birthday toast to the Auditorium @ 6PM with champagne and a special birthday cake created just for the Auditorium by Eli’s Cheesecake!

Event Information
Monday, December 9

Free Historic Theatre Tours: 10:30 AM and noon | Open House: 4:00 PM-7:00 PM 

Daytime tours at 10:30 AM and noon are free. Tickets may be reserved online or by phone at 312.341.2300. Space is limited. The Open House event is free and does not require a ticket. Attendees who pre-register for the event online or by phone at 312.341.2300 receive a free drink (wine, beer, soda, or water).