Paint Your Pet

Monday, May 14 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm | $85.00 (through 2/12/2018) / $95.00 (2/13/2018 - 5/1/2018) / $95.00 (on/after 5/2/2018)
Join Artist April Murphy and paint your OWN pet in April's bright whimsical style. It’s a paint-by-number experience so no stressing, no talent necessary… all fun! 

How it works: You send a photo (or three) of your pet and April will prepare a line art outline in a whimsical likeness ahead of time on your canvas. When you arrive to class, your canvas will be waiting for you including color coding and all the supplies you need. All supplies are included, just bring yourself and have fun.
Paint your Pet

Grand Opening Reception

Monday, May 14 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm | No Fee
The Chicagoland Veterinary Conference Grand Opening Reception held in the Exhibit Hall is open to all 2018 attendees! We invite you to spend time mingling with participants and exhibitors while enjoying fabulous hors d'oeuvres and drinks. Your drink tickets work at the bars!

Happy Hour Reception

Tuesday, May 15 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm | No Fee
The Chicagoland Veterinary Conference proudly welcomes all attendees and exhibitors to the Exhibit Hall for an extravaganza packed with spirits, cuisine and games. We encourage you to relax, kick back and enjoy the camaraderie and more!

Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field

Sunday, May 13, 1:20pm Central | $270.00 (through 2/12/2018) / $295.00 (2/13/2018 - 5/1/2018) / $295.00 (on/after 5/2/2018)
Join Modern Veterinary Media at Wrigley Field to watch the Chicago Cubs take on the Chicago White Sox! The Chicagoland team has reserved the Budweiser patio for the game. Your ticket to the game, transportation, beer, wine, and all food is included! Bring your friends out to the ballgame! 
Chicago Cubs
Chicago Area Attractions

Chicago History Museum
Visit Chicago’s Oldest Cultural Institution! Founded in 1856 and incorporated in 1857 by an act of the state legislature, the Chicago Historical Society and its collection grew and opened its first building at the corner of Dearborn and Ontario Streets. The Museum houses Chicago's most important collection of materials related to local history. It also shares the stories of the city and its people through exhibitions, programs, publications, and digital media.

Chicago Crime Tour

Criminals and Mobsters. Historic Landmarks. Chicago Crime Scenes… click here for more information!
Chicago Crime Tour

Explore Chicago on the River

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Chicago River