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Traffic alert: During the busy Chicago Air & Water Show weekend, all CAC tours and events will begin on time as scheduled. We recommend that you allow extra time prior to your arrival for any scheduled CAC tour or event.

Don’t let the cold weather deter you from admiring Chicago’s stunning architecture! Hop aboard Big Bus Chicago and hear the stories of great architects and leaders who shaped the city while taking in twinkling holiday and building lights.

1.5 Hours
CAF Shop and Tour Center, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

You can purchase tickets to sit on either the lower level or the top deck of the bus. Click the buy tickets buttons below to see available dates and times.

Top Deck

For clear, panoramic views of the city, get a seat on the heated top deck of the bus, where a clear top will shield you from the elements.

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Lower Level

Take in the city through large windows offering great street-level views of Michigan Avenue on the lower level of the bus.

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Big Bus Chicago logoAbout our Bus Partner

Big Bus Tours' sightseeing formula has been designed to provide a flexible approach to city discovery. Formed in May 2011, Big Bus Tours is the largest operator of open-top sightseeing tours in the world, providing sightseeing tours in 18 cities across three continents.

Upcoming Holiday Lights, City Lights Tours

Choose either a top deck or lower level seat to see available dates and times.