The Chicago Air and Water Show of 2009 will take place this weekend, August 15-16 and many residents and tourists of the city are looking forward to it. According to Explorechicago this the show has 50 years of history and 2009 will mark the 51st anniversary of Chicago Air and Water Show. "From simple beginnings as part of a "Family Day Celebration" in 1959, the show has grown to the oldest and largest free admission air and water exhibition in the United States.
Chicago is preparing one of the largest air and water show of the year 2009 that aims to put the city on the map as one of the top entertaining destinations. The Chicago Air & Water Show is the largest spectator event in the United States and the longest ongoing show of its kind in North America. The 2009 Chicago Air and Water Show promises to be very entertaining.
For hotel reservations of the city visitors ExploreChicago apparently has partnered with Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, located on 2233 South Martin L. King Drive in Chicago. This is the hotel they suggest on their website. It has 800 newly renovated guestrooms with city views. Completimentary shuttle to downtown attractions is provided. The first show was held under the direction of Al Benedict, a Chicago Park District Supervisor at Lakeshore Park.