Springtime in Chicago begins with the crack of a baseball bat and a freshly grilled hot dog as the Cubs and Sox trot out to take the field. One game at historic, ivy-covered Wrigley Field can turn anyone into a baseball fan!
Summer fun in Chicago means good music, good food and good times. The Grant Park Music Festival brings free classical tunes to Millennium Park. Pitchfork and Lollapalooza bring independent names and top-billed artists for outdoor concerts. While colorful sounds fill the air all around the city during the famed Chicago Blues Festival, Chicago Gospel Music and Chicago Jazz Festival. Taste of Chicago in Grant Park is any self-proclaimed foodie's heaven. Sample the best of Chicago's dining and culinary expertise while you picnic and catch tunes on the lawn.
From neighborhood festivals and Navy Pier fireworks to the blockbuster lakefront event Chicago Air & Water Show, every week on our calendar is packed. Wherever your interests lead, you'll have plenty in Chicago to keep you busy! Check out our Featured Events and search our fresh-to-the-minute Events Calendar below to find out the latest happenings during your visit.