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Ice Age Giants
Apr1
Oct30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Ice Age Giants

A long, long time ago—2.6 million years to be exact—the Quaternary Ice Age began and continues today. However, it wasn’t until more recently that entire…

Southwest Suburbs

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Friday April 1
10:00 a.m.Sunday October 30
5:00 p.m.
Alebrijes: Creatures of a Dream World
Jun12
Oct31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Alebrijes: Creatures of a Dream World

Alebrijes is Cantigny Park’s newest and wholly unique outdoor art exhibit that combines true Mexican culture with the natural splendor found in the gardens of…

Sunday June 12
8:00 a.m.Monday October 31
5:00 p.m.
@CantignyPark
1s151 Winfield Rd.
The Langham Chicago’s Pavilion Summer Afternoon Tea
Jul16
Aug28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

The Langham Chicago’s Pavilion Summer Afternoon Tea

Influenced by the sweet and savory flavors of summer, guests can delight in a brand new menu of light bites, indulgent desserts, and crisp refreshers…

Saturday July 16
12:00 p.m.Sunday August 28
4:00 p.m.
The Langham Chicago
330 N Wabash Ave
Retro on Roscoe
Aug12
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Retro on Roscoe

Ever wish you could go back in time? Well here’s your chance! Referred to by Patch as a “Generation X haven”, Chicagoans looking for a…

Friday August 12Sunday August 14
Roscoe
2000 W. Roscoe St.
Retro on Roscoe
Aug12
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Retro on Roscoe

Ever wish you could go back in time? Well here’s your chance! Referred to by Patch as a “Generation X haven”, Chicagoans looking for a…

Friday August 12Sunday August 14
Roscoe
2000 W. Roscoe St.
Camp Shedd: Summer Road Trip
Aug12
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Camp Shedd: Summer Road Trip

Camp Shedd: Summer Road Trip Prepare to explore the wonders of the Great Lakes right in our own backyard. With the aquarium as the home…

Friday August 12
9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Bartlett Summer Fest
Aug12
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Bartlett Summer Fest

The Bartlett Summer Fest will feature two days filled with live music, food trucks, beer, kids activities and a craft show. Pollyanna Brewing Company is…

Friday August 12
4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Apple Orchard Park
620 W. Stearns Rd
Retro on Roscoe
Aug12
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Retro on Roscoe

Ever wish you could go back in time? Well here’s your chance! Referred to by Patch as a “Generation X haven”, Chicagoans looking for a blast from…

Friday August 12
5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Roscoe Street
2000 W. Roscoe Street
Feeling Good: A M.A.D.D Rhythms Tribute to Nina Simone
Aug12
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Feeling Good: A M.A.D.D Rhythms Tribute to Nina Simone

Feeling Good: A M.A.D.D Rhythms Tribute to Nina Simone August 12, 2022 #NightOutInTheParks Homan Square Park 3558 W. Arthington St 6pm FREE Bril Barrett has…

Friday August 12
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Homan Squre Park
3558 W. Arthington St
Bands on Broadway
Aug12
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Bands on Broadway

Bring your friends and head out for some good music the first three Friday nights in August for Bands on Broadway. You’ll have the opportunity…

Friday August 12
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Edgewater, Chicago
1210 W Rosedale
Bud Billiken Parade
Aug13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Bud Billiken Parade

The Bud Billiken Parade is more than a procession of bands and floats marching down King Drive, it’s a commemoration of our past and a…

Saturday August 13
10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King Drive from Oakwood Boulevard to 51st Street and continues Ellsworth Drive through Washington Park to 55th Street
Printer’s Row Art Fest: Chicago, Illinois
Aug13
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Printer’s Row Art Fest: Chicago, Illinois

Chicago’s historic Printer’s Row neighborhood sets the stage for the South Loop’s most hip and cool art fest! The Printer’s Row Art Fest, in conjunction…

Saturday August 13
10:00 a.m.Sunday August 14
5:00 p.m.
On Dearborn from Harrison to Polk
701 S Dearborn St
Dog Days at Gallagher Way
Aug13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Dog Days at Gallagher Way

Dog Day at Gallagher Way is back by popular demand on Saturday, August 13th from 11a.m. – 4p.m.! Kick off the day with Dog Yoga…

Saturday August 13
11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Gallagher Way
3635 North Clark Street
Bartlett Summer Fest
Aug13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Bartlett Summer Fest

The Bartlett Summer Fest will feature two days filled with live music, food trucks, beer, kids activities and a craft show. Pollyanna Brewing Company is…

Saturday August 13
11:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Apple Orchard Park
620 W. Stearns Rd
Dance the Walk
Aug13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dance the Walk

Dance with us on the Chicago Riverwalk! Links Hall is celebrating the Year of Chicago Dance with FREE performances and community workshops on the Riverwalk!…

Saturday August 13
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Retro on Roscoe
Aug13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Retro on Roscoe

Ever wish you could go back in time? Well here’s your chance! Referred to by Patch as a “Generation X haven”, Chicagoans looking for a blast from…

Saturday August 13
12:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Roscoe Street
2000 W. Roscoe Street
South Asia Institute’s Freedom Festival
Aug13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Music & Comedy

South Asia Institute’s Freedom Festival

Celebrating 75 Years of Independence with TWO days of very special music and dance performances I Day 01 DAY 01 LINEUP: 1PM: DJ Spin Cycle:…

Saturday August 13
1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
South Asia Institute
1925 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
Afternoon Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
Aug13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Afternoon Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

Enjoy a complimentary glass of rose champagne and curated Ritz Carlton teas, followed by savory tea sandwiches, shaved cucumber salad, truffle quiche, freshly baked scones,…

Saturday August 13
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
160 East Pearson Street at Water Tower Place
SANDBOX SYMPHONY
Aug13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

SANDBOX SYMPHONY

Oakwood Beach at 41st street and DuSable/Lake Shore Drive, Chicago Cost: Free/Donations accepted in support of The Beat Bank that cultivates greatness in youth through…

Saturday August 13
2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Oakwood Beach at 41st Street
Thirsty Ears Festival
Aug13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

Thirsty Ears Festival

Chicago’s only classical music street festival features two days of stellar performances, craft beer from Dovetail, food trucks and kid-friendly activities and performances both days.

Saturday August 13
2:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Access Contemporary Music
1758 W. Wilson Ave.
Thirsty Ears Festival
Aug13
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Thirsty Ears Festival

Chicago’s only classical music street festival returns for two days of stellar performances, craft beer, food trucks and kid-friendly performances and activities both days.

Saturday August 13
2:00 p.m.Sunday August 14
10:00 p.m.
ACM School of Music
1758 W. Wilson St.
Roscoe Village Farmers Market
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Roscoe Village Farmers Market

Now in its second season, the Roscoe Village Farmers Market provides local foods to the Roscoe Village community on Sundays from 8am – 12pm starting…

Sunday August 14
8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Jahn Elementary School
3149 N. Wolcott Ave
Retro on Roscoe
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Retro on Roscoe

Ever wish you could go back in time? Well here’s your chance! Referred to by Patch as a “Generation X haven”, Chicagoans looking for a blast from…

Sunday August 14
12:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Roscoe Street
2000 W. Roscoe Street
Summer Float Party
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Summer Float Party

On Sunday, August 14 hundreds of people will fill the North Branch of the Chicago River with laughter and joy as they float on an…

Sunday August 14
12:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
River Park
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