Millennium Park This place is just beautiful, and yes home of 'The Bean". We will share below the history behind this place and the activities to do! No matter the season, there's something for the whole family! Iceskating-Skate under the Chicago skyline and within eyeshot of the Chicago Christmas Tree at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park. Ice skating here will give you all the Christmas vibes in the winter! But be sure and plan plenty of time for the long line as this is a very popular area! Admission to the rink is free, and you can rent skates for $13–$15.
Cloud Gate or "The Bean" info: Cloud Gate is a public sculpture by Indian-born British artist Sir Anish Kapoor, that is the centerpiece of AT&T Plaza at Millennium Park in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. ... Kapoor's design was inspired by liquid mercury and the sculpture's surface reflects and distorts the city's skyline.