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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.
Penguin Encounter
Apr23
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Penguin Encounter

Meet one of the penguins at Shedd! During this extraordinary 30-minute experience you’ll learn what makes these birds so amazing and watch a penguin explore,…

Saturday April 23
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Beluga Encounter
Apr23
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Beluga Encounter

Get a chance to meet the belugas at Shedd right where they live! Standing side by side with a trainer on an underwater ledge, in this…

Saturday April 23
9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Shark Feeding Tour
Apr23
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Shark Feeding Tour

Witness mealtime with the ocean’s most dynamic, and misunderstood, predators in this 60-minute behind-the-scenes feeding tour. Beyond spotting all sorts of underwater life from corals…

Saturday April 23
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Penguin Encounter
Apr23
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Penguin Encounter

Meet one of the penguins at Shedd! During this extraordinary 30-minute experience you’ll learn what makes these birds so amazing and watch a penguin explore,…

Saturday April 23
12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Penguin Encounter
Apr24
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Penguin Encounter

Meet one of the penguins at Shedd! During this extraordinary 30-minute experience you’ll learn what makes these birds so amazing and watch a penguin explore,…

Sunday April 24
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Beluga Encounter
Apr24
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Beluga Encounter

Get a chance to meet the belugas at Shedd right where they live! Standing side by side with a trainer on an underwater ledge, in this…

Sunday April 24
9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Shark Feeding Tour
Apr24
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Shark Feeding Tour

Witness mealtime with the ocean’s most dynamic, and misunderstood, predators in this 60-minute behind-the-scenes feeding tour. Beyond spotting all sorts of underwater life from corals…

Sunday April 24
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
A Bridal Fair at Navy Pier
Apr24
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

A Bridal Fair at Navy Pier

Join us for a Bridal Fair on Chicago’s iconic Navy Pier, hosted by Sable Hotel, Offshore Rooftop, and Lirica Restaurant! With three new venues, world-class…

Sunday April 24
11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Sable at Navy Pier Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton
900 E. Grand Ave.
Penguin Encounter
Apr24
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Penguin Encounter

Meet one of the penguins at Shedd! During this extraordinary 30-minute experience you’ll learn what makes these birds so amazing and watch a penguin explore,…

Sunday April 24
12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC: THE SHOWS BRIDAL & KIDS
Apr24
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC: THE SHOWS BRIDAL & KIDS

Fashion Designer garment on Invite by Bella Niecele Photographer Credits to AC Photography Join us as we kick off Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC with…

Sunday April 24
4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Water Tower Place
821 N. Michigan Ave.
An Evening with Dr. Ngozi Ezike
Apr25
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

An Evening with Dr. Ngozi Ezike

Northeastern Illinois University is pleased to announce the speaker for the eighth Daniel L. Goodwin Lecture Series will be former Illinois Department of Public Health…

Monday April 25
7:30 p.m.
northeastern illinois university
5500 N St Louis Ave
Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC: THE SHOWS NEXT GEN SHOWCASE
Apr26
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC: THE SHOWS NEXT GEN SHOWCASE

About this event Fashion Designer garment on Invite by Dali Dimage Photographer Credits to Ian Nelson of NPPIX Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar Chicago is hosting…

Tuesday April 26
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Water Tower Place
821 N. Michigan Ave.
Museum of Illusions Presents: Kids Happy Hour
Apr27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts

Museum of Illusions Presents: Kids Happy Hour

Museum of Illusions is introducing “Kids Happy Hour” every Wednesday from 3:30 – 5:30 pm beginning April 27th running through May. During Kids Happy Hour Museum of Illusions invites…

Wednesday April 27
3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
museum of illusions chicago
25 E Washington St.
Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC: THE SHOWS ECO FRIENDLY
Apr27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC: THE SHOWS ECO FRIENDLY

About this event Fashion Designer garment on Invite by InkaModa Photographer Credits to AC Photography Support the environment The Eco-friendly show on the third day of Chicago…

Wednesday April 27
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Water Tower Place
821 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC: THE SHOWS TRANS MEDIA FASHION
Apr28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC: THE SHOWS TRANS MEDIA FASHION

Fashion Designer Garment on Invite: Alternative Tailor Photographer Credits to AC Photography Join us for Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC with partnership with Howard Brown…

Thursday April 28
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Water Tower Place (FashiionBar Level 3)
835 N Michigan Ave
Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC: THE SHOWS TRANS MEDIA FASHION
Apr28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC: THE SHOWS TRANS MEDIA FASHION

Fashion Designer Garment on Invite: Alternative Tailor Photographer Credits to AC Photography Join us for Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC with partnership with Howard Brown…

Thursday April 28
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Water Tower Place (FashiionBar Level 3)
835 N Michigan Ave
Spring Wine Stroll
Apr28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Spring Wine Stroll

Wine Stroll is one of our most popular events, and a great way to support the neighborhood while tasting and discovering new wine regions and…

Thursday April 28
6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Lincoln Square Ravenswood
One of a Kind Spring Show
Apr29
May1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

One of a Kind Spring Show

Bringing 300 jury-selected independent artists from across North America for a weekend of shopping and entertainment, the One of a Kind Show is excited to…

Friday April 29Sunday May 1
Merchandise Mart
Wacker Dr. between N. Wells St. and N. Orleans St.
Penguin Encounter
Apr29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Penguin Encounter

Meet one of the penguins at Shedd! During this extraordinary 30-minute experience you’ll learn what makes these birds so amazing and watch a penguin explore,…

Friday April 29
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Beluga Encounter
Apr29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Beluga Encounter

Get a chance to meet the belugas at Shedd right where they live! Standing side by side with a trainer on an underwater ledge, in this…

Friday April 29
9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The One of a Kind Show at theMART
Apr29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

The One of a Kind Show at theMART

Bringing 300 jury-selected independent artists from across North America for a weekend of shopping and entertainment, the One of a Kind Show is excited to…

Friday April 29
10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
theMART
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Penguin Encounter
Apr29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Penguin Encounter

Meet one of the penguins at Shedd! During this extraordinary 30-minute experience you’ll learn what makes these birds so amazing and watch a penguin explore,…

Friday April 29
12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC: THE SHOWS MODERN & READY-2-WEAR
Apr29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC: THE SHOWS MODERN & READY-2-WEAR

Fashion Designer Garment on Invite by MyObioma Photographer Credits to AC Photography Join us for Chicago Fashion Week powered by FashionBar LLC for our Ready-to-Wear & Modern…

Friday April 29
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Water Tower Place (FashiionBar Level 3)
835 N Michigan Ave
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