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What's On Tap in Chicago This Weekend: March 26-28, 2021

Your guide to all things Chicago for the weekend.
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


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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.


Plain White T's: Acoustic Duo Performance

Date/Time: Sunday, March 28th at 7:00 PM

Location: Gennesee Theartre Waukegan, IL

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Future Concerts

Concert dates have finally been announced for Wrigley Field this summer. Check the article below to see who’s coming to town!

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 the NCAA men’s basketball March Madness tournament.


Bulls (18-21) at Spurs (22-20)

  • at Spurs: Saturday 3/27 at 7:30 PM on NBC Sports Chicago

After making multiple impactful moves at the trade deadline, the new-look Bulls are headed to Texas to take on the Spurs. 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 (16-13-5) vs. Predators (16-17-1)

  • vs. Predators: Saturday 3/27 at 7:00 PM on NBC Sports Chicago
  • vs. Predators: Sunday 3/28 at 7:00 PM on NBC Sports Chicago

The Blackhawks won their second consecutive game thanks to Kevin Lankinen's second career shutout on Thursday night. They'll look to build on the momentum of taking all four points from their mid-week games when the Nashville Predators visit the United Center for a back-to-back set beginning on Saturday night. 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

The White Sox face the Brewers at 3:10 PM CDT on Friday and the Rockies at 3:10 PM CDT on Saturday before visiting the Diamondbacks on Sunday at 3:05 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

The Cubs face the Giants on Friday at 3:05 PM CDT, visit the Reds on Saturday at 3:05 PM CDT, and face the Rangers 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.


UFC 260: Miocic vs. Ngannou 2

This fight is a long-awaited rematch for the heavyweight title. In the first bout, Miocic dominated from start to finish to record a UFC 220 victory. Somehow Ngannou opens as the favorite in Vegas this time around, however. In his last four fights, Ngannou has won in a combined time of two minutes and 42 seconds. Be sure to follow @LocksChitown on Twitter as he was a perfect 4-0 on the last UFC card and is 2-0 for the last headline fights he has bet. If you're betting along, utilize our deal at BetRivers and receive an initil $250 deposit match when using the code ONTAP.

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 the Sweet 16 and the Elite 8 taking place on Saturday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. 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!