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What's On Tap in Chicago This Weekend: March 19-21, 2021

Spring is finally here! There's a plethora of events, shows, and sports taking place in Chicago, so don't miss out.
Chicago Events this weekend


MSI: “Marvel: universe of Super Heroes

The Museum of Science and Industry has finally reopened. With the museum’s return comes a new exciting exhibit centered around the world of Marvel. When the exhibit was announced, I wrote an article outlining some of the details, which can be found below:

Museum of Illusions

Chicago Museum of Illusions


The Museum of Illusions is a rather unique experience in which you can immerse yourself in over 80 exhibits. These exhibits provide visitors a creative experience that shocks their senses and offers great Instagram opportunities.

  • Location: 25 E. Washington St.
  • Price: $21 for adults
  • Details

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Chicago

Immesrive Van Gough Chicago


A breathtaking perspective of Van Gogh’s works, this digital art exhibition has already captivated cities around the globe. This experience opened on February 11th and will run through September 6th due to popular demand. Get your tickets now because this world-class exhibit is selling quickly!

  • Location: 108 W. Germania Pl, Chicago, IL
  • Price: $39.99 for adults and $24.99 for children 16 and under
  • Details

Monet Chicago

Now through June 14th, the Art Institute is hosting an exhibit on Monet.

Nom Nom: 40 Years of Pac-Man Design and History


Photo: lapetino/Twitter

Chicago Gamespace put on this exhibit that dives into one of the most popular video games ever made. Get a glimpse of how Pac-Man has affected pop culture with this interactive experience.


ChiTown Movies Drive-In

This drive-in screens some classic movies all weekend. Check out the movie listings and full details below.


While there are none this weekend, concert dates have finally been announced for Wrigley Field this summer. Check the article below to see who's coming to town!

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Sporting Events

Here are all the sporting events involving Chicago-affiliated teams taking place this weekend. There will be no fans in attendance at any games in the state, so please enjoy them from your couch. Additionally, if you are gambling, be sure to check back frequently for gambling articles and follow us on Twitter for even more #OnTapBets. We just partnered with BetRivers, where you can sign up using the code ONTAP to get up to a $250 match on your first deposit! This weekend’s highlights include the Bulls, Blackhawks, and NCAA men’s basketball March Madness tournament.


Zach Lavine Bulls

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Bulls (18-21) at Nuggets (24-16), at Pistons (11-29)

  • at Nuggets: Friday 3/19 at 8:00 PM on NBC Sports Chicago
  • at Pistons: Sunday 3/21 at 6:00 PM on NBC Sports Chicago

The Bulls blew another lead on Wednesday night. As they look to bounce back, they'll have a tough test against the Nuggets and a young and hungry Pistons team this weekend. Check out the Bulls On Tap podcast to get ready for this weekend’s slate and head to the Bulls tab here at On Tap Sports Net for further analysis throughout the NBA season.


Blackhawks Lightning

Photo: Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images

Blackhawks (14-12-5) at Lightning (21-6-2)

  • at Lightning: Saturday 3/20 at 3:00 PM on NBC Sports Chicago

The Blackhawks have had a rough go of things lately. Last night's 4-2 loss to the Lightning marked their fifth loss in their last six contests. They'll look to right the ship when they close out the series in Tampa Bay on Saturday afternoon. Check out the Blackhawks tab here at On Tap Sports Net and tune in to the Four Feathers Podcast to stay up to date on the Blackhawks this year.


White Sox Spring Training

White Sox Twins

Photo: AP Photo/Jim Mone

The White Sox visit the Mariners at 8:40 PM CDT on Friday and host the Indians at 3:05 PM CDT on Saturday before visiting the Diamondbacks on Sunday at 3:10 PM CDT to wrap up the weekend. For baseball analysis and commentary from a South Side perspective, check out the Sox On Tap podcast. Also be sure to enter our contest with Grandstand to win a new Tim Anderson replica jersey and an On Tap swag pack!

Cubs Spring Training

Photo: CBS Sports

Photo: CBS Sports

The Cubs visit the Athletics on Friday at 3:05 PM CDT, host the Rockies on Saturday at 3:05 PM CDT, and host the Reds on Sunday at 3:05 PM CDT as they continue to prepare for the regular season. Tune in to the Cubs On Tap podcast for more on the North Siders.

NCAA Men’s Basketball

March Madness Tournament

NCAA Tournament Futures Bets

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Indianapolis hosts the entire NCAA Tournament this year. This is one of the best weekends in all of sports with games taking place all day on both Friday and Saturday. Once again, don't forget to sign up at BetRivers using the code ONTAP for a deposit match up to $250!

That will wrap things up for this edition of What’s On Tap in Chicago This Weekend. As you can see, there’s plenty to do in and around Chicago, so don’t let the ongoing pandemic get you down! Be sure to check back weekly for future events.

As always, drop a comment if there is something you think we should add to the list for this weekend or any upcoming ones!