How 'bout them Blackhawks, huh? Congrats to the Hawks for taking home their third Stanley Cup in six years! It's a great time to be in Chicago not just for our dynastic sports teams, but for the endless activities to partake in after some truly epic celebrating. Plan our your Chicago weekend right now, 'cause it might just be your best ever.
6 CORNERS BBQ FEST, CHICAGO ALE FEST, FIESTAS PUERTORRIQUEÑAS, OAKLEY FESTA PASTA VINO, TASTE OF RANDOLPH
Apologies for the rough reinterpretation of the classic "Seinfeld" holiday quote, but this weekend there will be many fests for the rests [of us]! ...Yeah that was pretty bad. That lapse aside, enjoy some mouth-watering BBQ at 6 Corners BBQ Fest (6/19-21, pictured above); sip on delicious craft beer at Chicago Ale Fest (6/19-20); celebrate Puerto Rican culture at Fiestas Puertorriqueñas & Parade (6/18-21, below); indulge on food and wine at the 25th annual Festa Pasta Vino (6/19-21); and party in the West Loop to live entertainment at Taste of Randolph (6/19-21).
CHICAGO WOMEN'S FUNNY FESTIVAL (6/18-21)
Celebrate the funny, funny women in comedy and laugh along at the 4th annual Chicago Women's Funny Festival this weekend. From stand-up, sketch, improv, burlesque, musical comedy, one acts and more, this fest is sure to have you in stitches. Last year boasted 77 shows and 500 performers in 4 days - this year is sure to be even bigger.
CHICAGO PRIDE FEST (6/20-21)
Boystown is all set to host its biggest, proudest, most flamboyant and fun party of the year. It's the annual Pride Fest held in Out Traveler Magazine's 2013 "Best Gay Neighborhood in the World" - enjoy an eclectic lineup of crafts, food and entertainment from some of the city's best LGBT performers.