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Chicago Restaurant Week
Jan20
Feb5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Chicago Restaurant Week

Chicago Restaurant Week is a 17-day celebration of the city’s award-winning culinary scene. The 16th annual event brings together hundreds of the city’s top restaurants,…

Friday January 20Sunday February 5
Citywide
Architecture and Design Film Festival Chicago
Feb1
Feb5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

Architecture and Design Film Festival Chicago

The Architecture and Design Film Fest is back in Chicago for the first time in six years from Feb 1-5. Stories of innovation and sustainability…

Wednesday February 1
5:00 p.m.Sunday February 5
10:00 p.m.
Chicago Architecture Center
111 E. Wacker Dr.
Latinx Poetics Anthology Launch Celebration
Feb2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Latinx Poetics Anthology Launch Celebration

Join us for a celebration of University of New Mexico Press’s landmark anthology Latinx Poetics: Essays on the Art of Poetry, featuring editor Ruben Quesada and…

Thursday February 2
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
M.A.D.D. Rhythms to Host Engagement as Part of the Cultural Snaps Program
Feb3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

M.A.D.D. Rhythms to Host Engagement as Part of the Cultural Snaps Program

Culture Snaps features people, places and things nominated and recognized for a cultural contribution to their neighborhood’s vitality and celebrating cultural assets in Chicago’s varied…

Friday February 3
2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Winter Bryn Market
Feb3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Winter Bryn Market

Come shop on Bryn Mawr where you’ll find makers and artists from across the city all gathered at The Winter Bryn Mawrkets! Shop everything for…

Friday February 3
3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bryn Mawr Historic District
1052 W Bryn Mawr
Jeni’s Ice Cream for Breakfast Day
Feb4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Jeni’s Ice Cream for Breakfast Day

Join us on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon local to your time zone at Jeni’s scoop shops nationwide for our annual Ice…

Saturday February 4
9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
5306 N. Clark St.
XO: Pop Up Valentine Boutique
Feb4
Feb14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

XO: Pop Up Valentine Boutique

SPACE TIME CHICAGO Hosts XO: a Valentine’s Pop-up Boutique Space Time Chicago, located in the Logan Square neighborhood at 3419 W Fullerton Ave, will host…

Saturday February 4
11:00 a.m.Tuesday February 14
6:00 p.m.
Space Time Chicago
3419 W Fullerton Ave
Cider Summit Chicago
Feb4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Cider Summit Chicago

Cider Summit Chicago will showcase nearly 200 ciders, meads, and cider cocktails including regional favorites and international classics. It is a unique opportunity for guests…

Saturday February 4
12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Aon Grand Ballroom
600 E. Grand Avenue
Winter Bryn Market
Feb4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Winter Bryn Market

Come shop on Bryn Mawr where you’ll find makers and artists from across the city all gathered at The Winter Bryn Mawrkets! Shop everything for…

Saturday February 4
1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Bryn Mawr Historic District
1052 W Bryn Mawr
Ravenswood Makers Market
Feb4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Ravenswood Makers Market

Join us in the Ravenswood neighborhood of Chicago to shop 22 makers with a drink in hand at KOVAL Distillery located at  4241 N Ravenswood…

Saturday February 4
1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
4241 N Ravenswood Ave
4241 N Ravenswood Ave
M.A.D.D. Rhythms to Host Engagement as Part of the Cultural Snaps Program
Feb4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

M.A.D.D. Rhythms to Host Engagement as Part of the Cultural Snaps Program

Culture Snaps features people, places and things nominated and recognized for a cultural contribution to their neighborhood’s vitality and celebrating cultural assets in Chicago’s varied…

Saturday February 4
2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Lunar New Year Lantern Festival
Feb5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Lantern Festival Celebration

Close out the Chinese New Year season as The Chicago Cultural Center’s Preston Bradley Hall is transformed into a lively Chinese marketplace featuring lion dance,…

Sunday February 5
12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington Street
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Trio Gaia
Feb8
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Trio Gaia

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | TRIO GAIA Grant Houston, violin Yi-Mei Templeman, cello Andrew Barnwell, piano   Program: Jennifer Higdon – Pale Yellow Ludwig…

Wednesday February 8
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
NerdBear: Pokemon Trivia
Feb8
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

NerdBear: Pokemon Trivia

◓ Calling all PokéManiacs! Do you want to be the very best? Like no one ever was? Here’s your chance to prove it! 🐱⚡️ You…

Wednesday February 8
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The SoFo Tap
4923 N. Clark Street
February Flowers Paint & Sip 
Feb9
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

February Flowers Paint & Sip 

Mag Mile French brasserie Venteux is partnering with Logan Square’s Pinot’s Palette to present February Flowers Paint & Sip in their stunning botanically-themed cafe. Tap into your inner…

Thursday February 9
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
venteux
224 Michigan Ave
Winter Bryn Market
Feb10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Winter Bryn Market

Come shop on Bryn Mawr where you’ll find makers and artists from across the city all gathered at The Winter Bryn Mawrkets! Shop everything for…

Friday February 10
3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bryn Mawr Historic District
1052 W Bryn Mawr
Valentine’s Taste-Around
Feb10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Valentine’s Taste-Around

In time for the most romantic day of the year, join us at our Valentine’s Taste-Around to fall in love with everything our marketplace has to offer…

Friday February 10
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Eataly Chicago
43 East Ohio Street
Teen Night at the National Museum of Mexican Art
Feb10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Teen Night at the National Museum of Mexican Art

Join us at the National Museum of Mexican Art as we host a special TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS evening!   In celebration of National Condom…

Friday February 10
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Galentines + Palentines Pop-Up Dinner
Feb10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Galentines + Palentines Pop-Up Dinner

Looking for a fun Valentine’s event for your gals and pals? Join us at Big Delicious Planet for a special pop-up dinner that’s perfect for…

Friday February 10
6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Big Delicious Planet
412 North Wolcott Avenue
Einnim x BABS Comedy Club: Galentine’s Day Candle Bar & Comedy Night
Feb10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Einnim x BABS Comedy Club: Galentine’s Day Candle Bar & Comedy Night

Let our candle-making experts serve up the perfect candle-tail for our first ever Comedy Night! Celebrate with us and BABS Comedy Club for a Galentine’s…

Friday February 10
10:00 p.m.
Einnim Candle Bar + Apothecary
1020 Lake Street
Chicago Auto Show
Feb11
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Chicago Auto Show

First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times than any other…

Saturday February 11
10:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
McCormick Place Complex
2301 S. King Dr.
Family Day | Expressions
Feb11
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Family Day | Expressions

Designed and led by Chicago artists, Family Day is a monthly program at the MCA for all families and youth. Enjoy FREE admission while taking…

Saturday February 11
11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
Winter Bryn Market
Feb11
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Winter Bryn Market

Come shop on Bryn Mawr where you’ll find makers and artists from across the city all gathered at The Winter Bryn Mawrkets! Shop everything for…

Saturday February 11
1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Bryn Mawr Historic District
1052 W Bryn Mawr
Valentine’s Winemaking Experience
Feb11
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Valentine’s Winemaking Experience

You can make your lover a wine together for Valentine’s this year that can be cellared and enjoyed for years to come. We will have…

Saturday February 11
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery
9030 S. Hermitage Ave
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