"I don't know what to do this weekend," you say. "I'm bored." Excuse me, but you should never have to say this when you're in Chicago. Take a look below at what's happening Friday through Sunday and you'll see why. Apologies for putting words in your mouth, but admit it, you've thought this once or twice...
Riot Fest is one of my favorite summer music festivals in Chicago. Other outdoor festivals such as Spring Awakening, Lollapalooza and North Coast typically attract younger, wilder fans, but Riot Fest attendees tend to be a slightly more mature crowd, making for an arguably better overall experience.
This weekend is packed with things to do, highlighted by the Chicago Air & Water Show on Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy musical improv, neighborhood festivals and a breathtaking Cirque du Soleil show. There's nowhere else you should be.
Can you believe it's already August? This summer suddenly seems like it's flying by, so no better time than the present to take advantage of some of Chicago's coolest, most fun activities as we march toward autumn. Here's your handy Weekend Alert!
Perhaps one of Chicago's greatest
assets is its recognition as the birthplace of house music in the early 1980s.
A genre that has since traveled the globe and now solicits stronger
associations - for many people - with Europe than the United States, house has
influenced countless subsequent genres of electronic music and helped define
dance music as we know it today. And though it's now well
So. You've found yourself in Chicago in July. You may be wondering what there is to do this weekend. Well wonder no more, because your Weekend Alert is here! Look at this list below and you'll soon figure out why Chicago is the best place to be during the summer. Or really, any time of year. Gosh you're lucky to be in town *wipes away single tear*.
There's so much going on this weekend in Chicago, I can't even name it all. You need to just find that scroll button and start working on your weekend agenda. Or, you could always just wing it and have yourself a spontaneous blast. It's gonna be a good Friday to Sunday, everyone.