Buckingham Fountain

This weekend, we can finally say summer is officially upon us. Celebrate the start of the summer solstice with some great events happening around Chicago. Get to it!

Bike to Work Rally (6/20)

Chicago cycling

Join more than 1,000 cyclists in Daley Park as they celebrate the conclusion to Chicago Bike Week with the Bike to Work Rally at Daley Plaza, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. The celebration features free breakfast and swag, including a free T-shirt, designed by local designer Kristen Bolce.

Red Bull Flying Bach (6/20-29)

Red Bull Flying Bach

For the first time in the United States after three seasons of sold out performances around the world, the celebrated and distinguished dance crew The Flying Steps will bring Red Bull Flying Bach to Chicago, making its debut in an exclusive U.S. engagement for six performances only downtown at the historic Civic Opera House. 

A Prairie Home Companion (6/21)

Prairie Home Companion

See A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor live June 21 at Ravinia! We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. 

Chicago Pride Fest (6/21-22)

Pride Parade

Get ready for a flamboyant, fun party June 21-22 in Boystown! Show your pride while enjoying an eclectic lineup of crafts, food and entertainment from some of Chicago's finest LGBT performers.

U.S. Soccer World Cup Viewing Party at Grant Park (6/22)

US Soccer Grant Park

Head out to Grant Park on Sunday to watch the U.S. take on Portugal in its second World Cup group play match at 5 p.m. The free viewing party will take place at Arvey Field and will be shown on multiple live shots on ESPN, so come wearing the red, white and blue to cheer on Team USA!

Photo credits: City of Chicago; "Cycling in Chicago" is licensed under CC BY; Red Bull; Ravinia Festival; Special Events Management; U.S. Soccer.