AAO 2018, in conjunction with the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO), will take place in McCormick Place, Chicago.
Why Chicago? Like ophthalmology, it perfectly combines Art + Science: from world-renowned art and science museums, to cutting-edge theater, to soulful blues clubs, to inventive chefs, to breathtaking architecture and engineering.
Chicago is also a very welcoming city. Built by immigrants, Chicago continues to celebrate its diversity during festivals and parades, in the multiple languages you will hear on the street, to not-to-miss ethnic restaurants. No other city offers more to see, hear, taste and experience. Discover more about Chicago.
October in Chicago is mild with an average high temperature of 64°F (18°C) and an average low of 46°F (8°C).
Chicago is in the Central Time Zone. In October, the Central Time Zone is -5h UTC/GMT.
There are a large number of events that take place in Chicago each month, including these that are planned for October 2018:
Chicago was named the third best shopping destination in the USA by U.S. News & World Report. The 13-blocks known as the Magnificent Mile boasts more than 460 stores - including three shopping centers. The shops cater to all styles and budgets. Find a list of the best shopping in Chicago by TripAdvisor.
View a list and map of Chicago's 2018 Michelin Stars or search for top restaurants with Zagat.
When you are ready, make a reservation with Open Table.
Take a daytime or evening tour of Chicago's famous architecture, historic bars, jazz and blues clubs as well as unique neighborhoods. Explore the possibilities with Viator, an online tour marketplace. Review a list of the Best Things to Do in Chicago by U.S. News & World Report. Looking for something off the beaten path? View the Atlas Obscura Guide to Hidden Chicago.