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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.
Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival
May28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival

Celebrate the beginning of summer in the city at the 37th annual Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival, on Sheffield Avenue between Roscoe and Belmont, May 28-29 from…

Saturday May 28
11:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
3200 N. Sheffield
3200 N. Sheffield
Sueños Chicago
May28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Sueños Chicago

This Memorial Weekend on May 28th & 29th, the first-ever Sueños Chicago will take place at the historic Grant Park. With over 15+ Reggaeton &…

Saturday May 28
12:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Grant Park
337 E Randolph St
Bronzeville Blues/Chicago Blues Fest
May28
Jun12
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Bronzeville Blues/Chicago Blues Fest

Bronzeville Blues Sunday, June 12, 2022 Armstrong (Lillian Hardin) Park 4433 S. St. Lawrence Ave., Chicago, IL 60653 Bronzeville neighborhood 12-8pm 12:00-1:00pm – Michael Damani 1:20-2:20pm…

Saturday May 28
12:00 p.m.Sunday June 12
8:00 p.m.
Armstrong Park
4433 S. St. Lawrence Ave.
Penguin Encounter
May30
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,…

Monday May 30
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Penguin Encounter
May30
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,…

Monday May 30
12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Uptown Farmers Market
May30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Uptown Farmers Market

Shop for your groceries at the Uptown Farmers Market. The market features the region’s best farmed goods and locally produced foods and happens every Wednesday…

Monday May 30
2:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Chicago Market
4620 N. Broadway
Family Nights at Lincoln Park Zoo
May31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Family Nights at Lincoln Park Zoo

Bring the kiddos for a night of budget-friendly, family fun! Tuesday nights starting May 31, you’ll enjoy animal chats, free carousel and train rides, live…

Tuesday May 31
5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo
Cannon Drive at Fullerton Parkway
Eriedescence
Jun1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Eriedescence

After more than two years of virtual parties and Zoom gatherings, Erie Family Health Foundation is thrilled to announce the return of Eriedescence this June…

Wednesday June 1
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Artifact Events
4325 N Ravenswood Ave
The Chicago PUNtathlon – REDUX
Jun1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Sports & Recreation, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

The Chicago PUNtathlon – REDUX

Chicago’s ONLY Pun Competition Returns! Who will take home the glory of $100 and crowned “Dad of the Year”? Anyone can enter to win! Warm…

Wednesday June 1
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Call Bar
1547 W Bryn Mawr Ave
Penguin Encounter
Jun3
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 June 3
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Beluga Encounter
Jun3
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 June 3
9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Penguin Encounter
Jun3
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 June 3
12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Do Division Street Fest
Jun3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Do Division Street Fest

Do Division Street Fest takes place on Division Street between Damen and Leavitt in West Town   Chicago and features two live music stages, a wide…

Friday June 3
5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
@DoDivision
2000 W. Division Street
Penguin Encounter
Jun4
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 June 4
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Edgewater Yard and Sidewalk Sale
Jun4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Edgewater Yard and Sidewalk Sale

There are treasures to be found at Edgewater’s annual Yard and Sidewalk sale. It is happening on June 4 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. More…

Saturday June 4
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Edgewater, Chicago
1210 W Rosedale
Beluga Encounter
Jun4
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 June 4
9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Shark Feeding Tour
Jun4
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 June 4
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Lincolnshire Art Festival: Lincolnshire, Illinois
Jun4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lincolnshire Art Festival: Lincolnshire, Illinois

Art lovers from Chicago’s north and western suburbs always look forward to the Lincolnshire Art Festival, which takes place around the central fountain at the…

Saturday June 4
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Village Green North Lincolnshire
100 Village Green
FForest Fest
Jun4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

FForest Fest

A new festival coming to Morris, Illinois on Saturday, June 4, 2022, from 10am – 8pm. The Norwegian word ‘FForest’ is a belief that by…

Saturday June 4
10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Goold Park
308 Northern Ave
Chuck E. Cheese Summer of Fun Concert Tour
Jun4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chuck E. Cheese Summer of Fun Concert Tour

Chuck E. Cheese and Munch’s Make Believe Band are returning to the stage for their second annual LIVE concert tour! On Saturday, June 4 at Navy…

Saturday June 4
11:00 a.m.
Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Ave.
75th Annual 57th Street Art Fair
Jun4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

75th Annual 57th Street Art Fair

WHAT: The 57th Street Art Fair, the Midwest’s oldest juried art fair, will mark its 75th anniversary with an in-person celebration featuring nearly 200 artists,…

Saturday June 4
11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
57th Street
57th Street
Do Division Street Fest
Jun4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Do Division Street Fest

Do Division Street Fest takes place on Division Street between Damen and Leavitt in West Town   Chicago and features two live music stages, a wide…

Saturday June 4
12:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
@DoDivision
2000 W. Division Street
Penguin Encounter
Jun4
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 June 4
12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
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