Want to know what’s happening this weekend in Chicago? Look no further. There’s a whole calendar of exciting events, exhibits, and activities taking place all over the city this month in Chicago.

This weekend in Chicago is a jam-packed one, with street festivals, jaw-dropping art and architecture events, culinary celebrations, riveting live theatre, family-friendly fun, exhilarating live music, outdoor adventures, and so much more.

Check out just a few of the top things to do this holiday weekend in Chicago, June 21 – 23, 2024. Please note that all events are subject to change.

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June 22 – 23
Chicago Pride Fest

Chicago Pride Fest is a massive two-day pride celebration that takes over Northalsted every June. Each year, more than 100,000 revelers flock to the historic LGBTQ+ neighborhood to take part in the festivities, including three stages with live music, more than 100 arts and crafts vendors, food from local restaurants, drag shows, dance performances, a high-heel race, and more.

Saturday June 22, 2024 — Sunday June 23, 2024

Northalsted

Corduroy
June 21 – 23
Corduroy

Introducing young audiences to the wonder of live theater, and the power of imagination. Embark on a heartwarming adventure with the beloved bear whose button…

June 21 – 23
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
800 E. Grand Ave.
Zhou B Art Center 3rd Friday
June 21
Zhou B Art Center 3rd Friday

Zhou B Art Center opens exhibitions every 3rd Friday of the month with an evening reception from 7pm-10pm hosted by resident artists and galleries. This…

June 21, 2023
Zhou B Art Center
1029 W. 35th St.
Billy Joel & Stevie Nicks Live In Chicago
June 21
Billy Joel & Stevie Nicks Live In Chicago

Billy Joel & Stevie Nicks – two legends, one night – on Friday, June 21 at Soldier Field!

Friday June 21, 2024
Soldier Field
1410 Special Olympics Drive
Uptown
June 22
Chicago Greeter Neighborhood Pop-Up Walks

The Chicago Greeter Neighborhood Pop-Up Walks series will bring free walks to neighborhoods across the city all summer long.

Saturday June 22, 2024

Citywide

All That Glam: Explore Chicago’s 1920s Art Deco Masterpieces
June 22
All That Glam: Explore Chicago’s 1920s Art Deco Masterpieces

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” (William Faulkner) This tour is Inside Chicago Walking Tours' answer to many requests for an Art-Deco-specific…

June 22, 2024
Chicago Loop & River North
Little Bear Ridge Road
June 21 – 22
Little Bear Ridge Road

In the outer limits of rural Idaho, the last two estranged members of the Fernsby family tree, a reclusive aunt and her gay nephew, reunite to…

June 21 – 22, 2024
Beers and Barbacoa: A Big Star & Hidden Hand Patio Party
Jun22
Beers and Barbacoa: A Big Star & Hidden Hand Patio Party

Join us for "Beers and Barbacoa: A Big Star & Hidden Hand Patio Party!" We'll be cooking up delicious beef barbacoa on the patio and…

Saturday June 22, 2024
big star west town
551 n Ogden Ave
Big Bus Tours’ Sunset Live Tour
June 22
Big Bus Tours’ Sunset Live Tour

Big Bus Tours, the global leader in open-top bus sightseeing, invites visitors to experience the enhanced Sunset Live Tour in Chicago. Available now through Oct.…

June 22
63 West Ontario Street Chicago, IL 60654
63 West Ontario Street
Chicago Tap Theatre presents Can You Hear Us Now: The Queer Tap Dance Revolution
June 22
Chicago Tap Theatre presents Can You Hear Us Now: The Queer Tap Dance Revolution

Chicago – Chicago Tap Theatre (CTT), continues its 21st season with the world premiere of Can You Hear Us Now: The Queer Tap Dance Revolution,…

June 22
The Edge Theater
5451 N Broadway Ave, Chicago, IL, 60640
Dance Residency Open Studio Series
June 21
Dance Residency Open Studio Series

The City of Chicago is pleased to announce the second cohort of artists for the Chicago Cultural Center Dance Studio Residency. The Dance Studio Residency…

June 21, 2024
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Chicago: Home of House Exhibit
June 21 – 23
Chicago: Home of House Exhibit

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of House music, this one-of-a-kind exhibit will pay homage to the energy, music, and dance of Black and Latino youth on…

June 21 – 23, 2024
Navy Pier
600 East Grand Avenue
Stokely: The Unfinished Revolution
June 21 – 23
Stokely: The Unfinished Revolution

Civil rights activist Kwame Ture, born Stokely Carmichael, was a towering icon; a man of immense domestic and international importance; a man who refused to…

June 21 – 23, 2024
Court Theatre
5535 S. Ellis, Chicago, IL, 60637
Wave Wall Wax at Navy Pier
June 22
Wave Wall Wax at Navy Pier

WAVE WALL WAX 2024 EVERY SATURDAY | MAY 25-AUGUST 31 Chicago’s top DJs playing your favorite house & dance music! Get ready to party! This…

June 22, 2024
Navy Pier, 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, United States
The Kite Runner
June 21 – 23
The Kite Runner

Based on Khaled Hosseini’s beloved, international best-selling novel, THE KITE RUNNER is a powerful new play adapted by Matthew Spangler that follows one man’s journey…

June 21 – 23, 2024
CIBC Theatre
18 W. Monroe St. , Chicago, IL, 60602
“Take Me With U” – A Funky Purple Rain 40th Anniversary Experience at Aloft Circus Arts
June 22 – 23
“Take Me With U” – A Funky Purple Rain 40th Anniversary Experience at Aloft Circus Arts

Prince fans, did you know that this year marks the 40th anniversary of the Purple Rain album? Join Purple Onyx Productions in commemorating the musical…

Saturday June 22, 2024
aloft circus arts
3324 West Wrightwood Avenue
35th annual Rhinoceros Theater Festival
June 21 – 23
35th annual Rhinoceros Theater Festival

CHICAGO – Curious Theatre Branch and Prop Thtr are pleased to announce the complete lineup for the 35th annual Rhinoceros Theater Festival, May 25 -…

May 25 – June 30
Various locations
Chicago Puzzle Club – Speed Puzzle Competition & Puzzle Swap
June 23
Chicago Puzzle Club – Speed Puzzle Competition & Puzzle Swap

Chicago Puzzle Club is a Chicago-based organization with the mission to build and grow the puzzle community in and around Chicago. We are organizing and…

June 23, 2024
Gill Park
825 W. Sheridan Rd.
Level Up: Writers & Gamers
June 21 – 23
Level Up: Writers & Gamers

Embark on a thrilling adventure into the world of game writing! Level Up: Writers & Gamers takes you on a journey from the 1970s to today,…

May 28 – Aug. 28, 2024
American Writers Museum
180 N. Michigan Ave.
Neon Paddle
June 21 – 23
Neon Paddle

Night time guided electric motorized paddle board tours with LED lights. Located in Ping Tom Park, Neon Paddle is the only glowing motorized paddle board…

June 21 – 23
Ping Tom Memorial Park
1700 South Wentworth Avenue
Flight of Butterflies
June 21 – 23
Flight of Butterflies

Introducing the Flight of Butterflies! This city-wide exhibit merges nature, art, and story telling, creating a memorable experience for all in Chicago. Local artists adorn…

June 7 – Aug. 18
Chryssa & New York on view at Wrightwood 659
June 21 – 23
Chryssa & New York on view at Wrightwood 659

This spring, Wrightwood 659 hosts Chryssa & New York, the first museum exhibition in North America in more than four decades to focus on the…

May 3 – July 27
Wrightwood 659
659 W. Wrightwood Avenue
Loop as Lab: Reshaping Downtowns
June 21 – 23
Loop as Lab: Reshaping Downtowns

Chicago Architecture Center's exhibition frames Chicago’s Loop as a “lab” for examining the shared challenges American downtowns face today. Through interactives, it prompts visitors’ reflection…

Saturday April 27, 2024 — Saturday January 4, 2025
Chicago Architecture Center
111 E. Wacker Dr.
Opening Passages: Photographers Respond to Chicago and Paris
June 21 – 23
Opening Passages: Photographers Respond to Chicago and Paris

Opening Passages brings together ten photographic series by French and American artists that survey the dynamic social landscapes of Chicago and Paris. American artists include Marzena…

May 4 – Aug 25
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor

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