Group Activities

Best Group Activity Ideas in Chicago, IL

Looking for a group activity or outing in Chicago? Here are some of our favorite ideas from the EventZingo directory.

Great Group Activity Idea: Taste the City 

Food tour participant samples a dish.

Chicago Ethnic Food Tours offers 2 packages that allow group activity participants to enjoy the city. The Argyle & Andersonville Tour is fully guided and reveals a secred history of the area. The tour includes 6 tastings and adult beverages (participants must be 21). Alternatively, the Revival Food Hall Tour is an architechtural tour that offers each person a five course dinner. 

Learn more about a group activity at Chicago Ethnic Food Tours here.

Great Group Activity Idea: Ride a Beer Bus 

Beer bus parked.

The Barrel Run Bus offers beer tours for group outings. The Barrel Run Bus resembles a wooden beer barrel from the prohibition era to give guests a 1920s feel. The tour typically lasts around 4 hours and includes 3 tastings, and 1 brewery tour.

Learn more about a group activity at The Barrel Run Bus here.

Great Group Activity Idea: Bike and Sightsee

Bike tour participants ride by the water.

 Bike and Roll Chicago takes group activity participants on a bike tour around the city. Participants will see the lakefront and parks, hear the rich history, and see the unique Chicago architecture. Pricing includes bike rental, helmet, and a tour guide. Routes may vary but tours generally last around 2 hours.

Learn more about a group activity at Bike and Roll Chicago here.

Great Group Activity Idea: Try Aerial Yoga

Woman hanging from aerial silks

The BrassRing combines yoga with aerial art to challenge group activity participants. Specialized instructors will teach basic conditioning, stretching, hoops, and silks. Classes are generally 90 minutes. 

Learn more about a group activity at The BrassRing here.

Great Group Activity Idea: Paint and Sip

Paint night participants holding finished artwork.

Creative Sippin provides all the supplies needed for a group outing focused on painting. This includes paint, brushes, aprons, and canvases, as well as instruction, set up, and clean up. The task is simply to create, drink, and enjoy. Creative Sippin offers a variety of paintings for the group to choose from. 

Learn more about a group activity at Creative Sippin here.


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