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Looking for fun? 

Schaumburg has activities for everyone. Whether you want to enjoy the miles of biking trails, galleries, shopping, theater, music, baseball or festivals. Schaumburg has it all. For a full list of fun activities and additional visitor information, check out the Meet Chicago Northwest.  

Popular Attractions

Prairie Center for the Arts– one of the premiere performance venues in the northwest suburban area, hosting local entertainment as well as international touring acts.

Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel– award-winning architectural gem attracting tourism to Schaumburg in the form of visitors, events and large exhibition shows


Woodfield Mall– providing the finest collection of department stores and specialty shops in the Great Lakes region with nearly 300 stores and restaurants.

Boomers Baseball Stadium - enjoy a day of baseball where the number one priority is a first class experience for each and every fan who attends a game.


For a full list of fun activities and visitor information, check out Meet Chicago Northwest.

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Schaumburg Township District Library– a 5-star rated library by the Library Journal and the second largest public library in Illinois with more than one million visitors each year.


Schaumburg Park District– award winning organization providing versatile leisure opportunities through enriching programs and quality facilities, including the hidden 135-acre refuge of Spring Valley Nature Center, which is an outdoor living museum where visitors can learn about nature and local history.



Popular Local Activities

Farmer's Market
Enjoy food, music, baked goods, crafts, and fresh produce June through October. The Farmers Market page provides a full list of activities and scheduled information.

International Sculpture Park
A favorite local activity is to stroll through the grounds of the Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center and look for these wonderful works of art.  Sculpture locations and artist information is available on our Chicago Athenaeum pages

Visit the Swans
Louis and Serena, the village’s Mated Mute Swans, can be viewed from March to November on the Municipal Center grounds. Residents and visitors enjoy strolling the park grounds and relaxing by the lake.  Click here to see a live feed of our Swans and information about this program. 

Schweikher Home & Studio Tours
The Schweikher House Preser­va­tion Trust, provides tours of one of Illi­nois’ hid­den archi­tec­tural gems, Mod­ernist archi­tect Paul Schweikher’s 1938 home and stu­dio sited on 7 acres in Schaum­burg, Illinois.

Trickster Art Gallery– the only Native American owned and operated arts institution in Illinois providing a unique contemporary view of Native Arts, cultural education and awareness.


 Schaumburg is located just under 30 miles (48 km) northwest of downtown Chicago and approximately 8 miles (13 km) northwest of O'Hare International Airport.

The Woodfield Trolley

The Schaumburg Metra Train Station

Award Winning Bicycle Paths 

PACE Bus Route Information