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Things to Do in Chicago, IL with Kids - IL Kids Activities

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Gather your little Master Builders for a brick-tastic time at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago! LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago features a 4D Cinema, interactive rides, a Build & Test area for race cars, a Master Builder Academy to build with experts, LEGO® Friends Heartlake City & LEGO® Star Wars™ Episode IV Miniland Display and more. Check out more here! Be sure to check out the LEGO® Star Wars™ Episode IV Miniland Display! As part of the new exhibit from a galaxy far far away, guests can help the Rebel Alliance destroy the Galactic Empire’s powerful Death Star, experience the epic duel between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader, watch in awe as the Millennium Falcon rises from the deserts of Tatooine, discover the bustling city of Mos Eisley, and take in the busy cantina where the band plays its familiar tune and dangerous characters lurk in dark corners. Read more here.   Welcome to LEGO® Friends Heartlake City! Olivia, Emma, Stephanie, Mia, and Andrea need your help building Heartlake City! This interactive LEGO play area lets you become one of the LEGO Friends and add your own LEGO creations into the Heartlake City display. Help the girls by building models to expand Heartlake City. Plus, don’t forget to take a selfie with all five LEGO Friends while you’re visiting Heartlake City (Read all about it!).   See what's coming up at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago and enjoy one of these LEGO-tastic events during your next visit! Click HERE to see the 2019 Event Schedule.
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From thrill rides and kiddie rides to roller coasters, family classics and animal attractions, Santa's Village Amusement Park has something for everyone in your family! Located 45 miles northwest of Chicago, this delightful amusement park is a great addition to your summer staycation. Enjoy all of Santa's exciting attractions including - NEW THIS SUMMER -  Santa Springs! Splash your way into family fun with the dynamic water experience that is the perfect place for families to beat the heat. Adrenaline junkies will love thrashing around on the Super Cyclone Roller Coaster and taking their fear to new heights on Xtreme Elevation. Little ones will delight in the carnival atmosphere as they whirl around on Kiddie-Land rides like the Roto-Whip and Midge-O-Racer cars. Gather the whole family to enjoy one of the park's all-time favorite attractions together - the Snowball Ride where ride-goers can twirl and spin like they're being thrown about in an actual snowball. Take a break from the excitement to explore over 200 animals, birds and fish. Pet "Santa's Little Helpers", the always friendly Muntjacs, members of the deer family that are native to the U.K. Get up close with the park's parakeets in this popular exhibit. Meet Santa's vacationing reindeer, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen. Say hello to Frosty's Friends and check out Old MacDonald's Barn. There's plenty to see and do! When hungers strikes, head over to Mrs. Claus' Kitchen for delicious eats like pizza, sandwich platters and more. Or grab hot dogs, nachos and other delightful treats at Route 66 Grill. And don't forget the sweets! Grab a WOW Walking Sundae from The Gingerbread Ice Cream Shoppe, a famous Lemon Shake Up from Skeemer's or a Sundae Sensation from the Unique Funnel Cake Factory. Take a walk on the wild side with the educational Exotic Animal Show, or just bask in the talent of the park's strolling entertainment. Experience it for yourself with this special offer from CertifiKID for $7 Off your General Admission Ticket to be used any day of the 2019 regular operating season. 
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Summer is a great time to get your child (or yourself!) started learning a new instrument, or improving their skills heading into the next school year. That's where Music & Arts comes in!  Music & Arts, the Nation’s premier music lesson provider and music retailer, is opening the doors to its Lesson Studio at all of its locations nationwide*, June 21st - 23rd, for you to come in and take a tour of the facilities, participate in a free guitar class, meet with their university-trained, background-checked instructors and even get a FREE Fender Squier electric guitar or Laurel Canyon acoustic guitar or uke, or $150 off select Casio digital pianos when you purchase one month of lessons!* Click HERE to find the Music & Arts location nearest you and RSVP for Open House Weekend! Choose from open mic performances or free beginner guitar lessons. Schedule a free appointment with one of Music & Arts' talented professional lesson instructors. This could be the beginning of your lifelong relationship with music. Music & Arts' mission is music education. They don't want there to be any barriers to a student or beginner musician beginning their journey with music. They have partnered with the Make Music Day organization to ensure that musicians across the country have a place to celebrate their joy of music. No instrument for the open mic event or guitar class? Borrow one from them for free. FRIDAY, June 21st - Make Music Day Open Mic Night and Live Music, 6-8 p.m. TAKE THE STAGE now! Come hear your local favorite artists or get up there and rock! SATURDAY, June 22nd FREE Guitar Classes at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. Start your journey here with basic guitar classes led by a professional lesson instructor. Music & Arts will help you take the first step! ALL WEEKEND, June 21st - 23d FREE consultations with Music & Arts highly qualified lesson instructors. Plus! FREE tours of The Lesson Studio. Music & Arts’ lessons are customized by hand-selected expert instructors to fit any skill level, age, or genre of music in a safe and family-friendly environment. And they teach more than guitar and piano! They have lesson instructors for voice, band, orchestra and percussion. Come check them out for yourself, for FREE, during their nationwide Open House event. RSVP Now!
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Mitchell Trubisky Football ProCamp Lake Forest, IL / June 25 - 26, 2019  For boys & girls in grades 1 - 8 Learn from and interact with Chicago Pro Bowl quarterback Mitchell Trubisky!   Throughout the two-day camp, Mitchell Trubisky and ProCamps coaches will offer tips and hands-on instruction, including lectures, fundamental football skills stations, contests, and non-contact games in a high-energy, fun, and positive environment. Campers will be placed in small groups by age to ensure that each child gets maximum instruction. The camp will be staffed by some of the area's top high school and college coaches.   Each attendee will receive: a souvenir autograph from Mitchell Trubisky (item provided – outside items not permitted) a camp team photo with Mitchell Trubisky a limited-edition Mitchell Trubisky Football ProCamp t-shirt ProCamps clinics are not simply an “athlete appearance.” The comprehensive clinic experience is great for athletes of all skill levels, whether they are new to the game or have been playing for years. Individual and team awards will be given in each age group. ProCamps is committed to providing your child with the experience of a lifetime at an affordable price.
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KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids, and Live Nation have launched an ALL-NEW live concert -- KIDZ BOP World Tour 2019. The 2019 tour will travel across the U.S. all summer long - beginning in San Diego, California on May 31st, making stops at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl and New York’s Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, and more. The KIDZ BOP Kids, Billboard Magazine’s “#1 Kids’ Artist” for nine consecutive years, will perform today’s biggest hits “sung by kids for kids” live on tour. The brand-new show is an interactive live concert experience for the whole family with all-new set design, costumes, exciting choreography, and tons of cool surprises. The KIDZ BOP World Tour follows KIDZ BOP Live 2018 - their most successful tour in franchise history -- where the KIDZ BOP Kids played to hundreds of thousands of kids and families at sold-out venues across North America. Come check out KIDZ BOP World Tour - the ultimate family-friendly concert experience in  Tinley Park, IL (Chicago) on August 25th at 4 p.m. at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Hurry! Limited number of tickets available!
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Show off your toughness with friends and family while getting muddy and having loads of fun at the Chicago Tough Mudder 5K or Kids-Only Mini-Mudder Race! Crush the course August 24th or 25th at Rockford International Airport in Rockford, IL. Tough Mudder 5K Tough Mudder 5K for ages 14+ is an all around life experience packed with 3 miles and 13 obstacles. This race is untimed, so there's no pressure, no judgement and no need to train. It's a like-minded community of people who've chosen to do something different with their weekend, make new friends, memories - and have the time of their lives doing it! Participants receive the following with their race ticket: Performance finisher T-shirt Tough Mudder finisher headband Action photography One Post-event beer (21+ only) After crushing the world class obstacles and getting your finisher headband and t-shirt, kick back with live entertainment, epic lawn games, authentic local eats, beer, and a never-ending supply of Mudder Nation camaraderie at the ALL NEW Mudder Village Festival.  Mini Mudder Mini Mudder is an obstacle course mud run comprised of 1/4 mile laps and 10+ obstacles designed specifically for adventure-seeking kids ages 5-12. Give your child a chance to work as a team, get muddy, and experience the thrill of a Tough Mudder event. Mini-mudders must have a parent or guardian accompany them and guardians must have a spectator ticket or purchase a race ticket. 
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Do problem solving, collaboration and working under pressure sound like the perfect way to spend an afternoon or evening? Then, Mastermind Escape Games in Schaumburg, IL is certain to be your new favorite activity!  The ultimate team-building experience, Mastermind offers customers a unique range of escape games with various themes and difficulty levels, so you can choose one that best fits your needs and interests. You’ll be locked in a room with 8-10 other people where the goal is to use your surroundings and the clues provided to break out in less than 60 minutes. This fun outing is best enjoyed with friends or family, school groups or church groups - everyone will enjoy the rush of trying to beat the clock and break free! If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to rob a bank for a mob boss, you'll want to check out the Bank Heist room. Or if you want to travel back in time and prevent a horrific event from occurring, try your hand at the Lost in Time room. Discover the cure for a deadly virus and save the world when you escape Outbreak: Find the Cure, or save your Uncle Ulricht and his magic shop after he is kidnapped in Sorcerer’s Secret! Mastermind has a helpful staff of escape game enthusiasts, available to answer questions before, during, or after your experience and provide recommendations to first timers. Mastermind your own escape with this CertifiKID offer for up to 23% Off at Mastermind Escape Games!
need to confirm with Jamie/Amie which markets this will run to - free shipping applies to all East Coast states + Chicago (only markets not included are LA and Dallas) Start Date: ASAP End Date: TBD (not what is currently listed)
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HOORAY! Crab Season is here!! Roll up your sleeves and crack into this CertifiKID exclusive, 100% authentic Maryland Blue Crab experience from local favorite, Cameron's Seafood. For 48% off the opening season prices, the CertifiKID Crab Feast gets you 1.5 dozen ALL-LARGE, Premium Male #1 Crabs - none of the small guys here! Prefer the fork over the mallet? Treat yourself to Cameron's CertifiKID Maryland Crab Cake Special and save 20% on six (6) 8-ounce mouth-watering Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes. Or even better... Combine them both to create the ULTIMATE Maryland Seafood Feast!  When you place an order from Cameron's Seafood, you're purchasing quality products from the largest family-owned and operated fresh seafood retailer in the state of Maryland, with over 30 years of experience and multiple store and food truck locations. Enjoy fresh, never frozen seafood from shore to door in less than 24 hours. You choose your delivery date and every order is carefully packaged to keep everything cool until you get home. If you have lived in or visited the state of Maryland you know that being a "crab snob" is a real thing. Marylanders take their seafood VERY seriously and there are few things that gets them more excited than tearing into a bushel of delicious blue crabs encrusted with Old Bay seasoning - it's a social event among family and friends.  What's so special about Maryland Blue Crabs, you may ask? To survive the winter months, Chesapeake Bay crabs have to build up extra fat stores, which gives them a sweet, buttery flavor you won’t find in other types of crabs or in blue crabs from other waters. Enjoy either or both of the following deals:  CertifiKID Crab Feast ($88 OFF): 1.5 Dozen Male #1 Maryland crabs 4 crab mallets 6 crab bibs Crab paper Crab seasoning FREE 1-2 Day Shipping to Local & Regional Zones (includes all East Coast states)  CertifiKID Crab Cake Special ($21 OFF): Six (6) 8-Ounce Fresh Jumbo Lump Maryland Crab Cakes FREE 1-2 Day Shipping to Local & Regional Zones (includes all East Coast states) Cameron’s Seafood is proud to be a True Blue certified partner, which means their invoices are audited annually to ensure they sell 100% authentic Maryland crabs, crab meat and, crab cakes.
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Crack into 100% authentic Maryland Seafood experience featuring the iconic, tasty Blue Crab – steamed, sweet and covered in Old Bay. Chesapeake Crab Connection is bringing an unbelievable feast to you at an amazing discount! Specializing in the best of the ocean’s feast-worthy fare, Chesapeake Crab Connection is your full access pass to dockside bliss. They pull the crabs fresh from the Chesapeake, steam them up (or ship them fresh) with all the right stuff, then pack them in with everything you need to make a meal an event. Get your Maryland on with a taste of the Chesapeake's succulent Blue Crabs with this feast: 1/2 Bushel Maryland Blue Crabs (1 lb) U.S.A 21-30 Ct Shell On Shrimp - (RAW- Frozen) (2) 4 oz Domestic Crab Cakes (Handmade In Crisfield, MD with U.S.A Crab Meat) (2 lbs) Cooked Blue Mussels (FROZEN) (5) Crab Mallets, (5) Crab Plastic Knives, (5) Crab Bibs, (1) lb Crab Spice Celebrate a Maryland tradition in your city with this feast from Chesapeake Crab Connection! Live in Maryland? Then you know how high crab prices are this season (darn winter!) and what a GREAT value this. Get some for your family, too!
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Have fun with a friend or family member while supporting a great cause and get some exercise while you're at it! Join ​The Great Amazing Race, America's Most Exciting Family-Friendly Adventure Race at one of their many upcoming events this spring! More fun than a 5K, you and your teammate will exercise your brain AND your body! Inspired by THE AMAZING RACE television show, 2-person teams race around a 1.5 mile cross country course completing a string of fun-filled physical and mental challenges. Instruction cards provided at each station describes a task that each team must complete before proceeding to the next challenge station. Teams compete against similar aged teams and strive to arrive at the finish line with fastest overall time to be declared the winners.  Choose your partner wisely because this race is all about the TEAMWORK. Be prepared to get a little dirty and wet - it's all part of the fun! Walk, jog, run - this challenge is open to participants ages 4+ at any skill level. Any team combo is allowed - adult/adult, adult/kid or kid/kid (1st grade and older). Teams will be sent out in timed waves every 10 minutes with kid-only teams going first, adult/kid teams second and adult/adult teams third. There are two courses to choose from: Recreation Course: for those who prefer to go at a leisurely pace. Competitive Course: for those who prefer a challenge and are physically active. Bonus: Up your chances of winning by donating two used pairs of sneakers for pediatric cancer and receive a free 2 minute time-saver token. (Max of 1 token per team.) This event partners with Max Cure Foundation, an organization dedicated to bettering the lives of the youngest cancer patients and their families. For specific locations and event information, click HERE.
Atlanta area shows is NOW ready to go live. Within 30 days of Deal Date, Business will pay CertifiKid 25% of the total amount received for each ticket purchased using the specified discount code.
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Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker dazzles in holiday season! Bring the family together for the original holiday tradition. Experience the magic of the sixty foot growing Christmas tree, laugh with the dancing puppets and gasp at the beauty of the Snow Maiden and Father Christmas! It would not be Christmas without Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! Tour runs November 1 - December 30, 2019. Feast your eyes on the unmatched splendor of the Moscow Ballet when it comes to over 150 locations this holiday season. This CertifiKID offer for up to 20% off is valid at every location for the 2019 Nutcracker Tour. Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Holiday magic. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, don’t miss your chance to ring in the holidays with this acclaimed Christmas extravaganza. Get you tickets now for this cherished holiday tradition and relive the dream with Tchaikovsky’s timeless score with the whole family. To get the CertifiKID discount, click BUY DEAL (above). Select your desired performance by city and make sure to enter "GLEE" in the "Promotional Code" box.  
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