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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.
Célébrez en Rosé 2022: A Wine and Music Festival
Jun25
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Célébrez en Rosé 2022: A Wine and Music Festival

Célébrez en Rosé (formerly La Fête du Rosé) is a celebration of all things Rosé, including the wines, champagne, and lifestyle. Attendees adorned in their…

Saturday June 25
11:00 a.m.Monday July 25
9:00 p.m.
Burnham Park (@ 41st St.)
4100 S Lake Shore Dr
Uptown Farmers Market
Jun27
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 June 27
2:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Chicago Market
4620 N. Broadway
Edgewater’s Monday Market
Jun27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Edgewater’s Monday Market

The Edgewater Chamber of Commerce is bringing back its Monday Market. The Edgewater Monday Market will run on Mondays this June from 3 to 7…

Monday June 27
3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Broadway Armory
5917 N Broadway
Tales of Al: The Water Rescue Dog (An Evening with Author Lynne Cox)
Jun27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Tales of Al: The Water Rescue Dog (An Evening with Author Lynne Cox)

World-renowned swimmer and author of Swimming to Antarctica, Lynne Cox, will be at The Book Stall (811 Elm St in Winnetka) on Monday, June 27th…

Monday June 27
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The Book Stall
The Book Stall, 811 Elm Street
Low-Line Farmers Market
Jun28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Low-Line Farmers Market

The Low-Line Market is a conveniently located and carefully curated farmers market, with the goal of creating an experience where neighbors can meet and gather…

Tuesday June 28
3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Southport Brown Line CTA Station along Lakeview Low-Line
3410 N. Southport Ave
Family Nights at Lincoln Park Zoo
Jun28
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 June 28
5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo
Cannon Drive at Fullerton Parkway
Recycled Romance – Group Exhibition @ Mesa Urbana
Jun28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

Recycled Romance – Group Exhibition @ Mesa Urbana

Artist Replete teams up with Lincoln Park eatery, Mesa Urbana, for a uniquely curated experience. About this event Starting Tuesday, June 28th @ 6pm, Mesa Urbana will…

Tuesday June 28
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Mesa Urbana
1935 N Lincoln Park W
Summer Spotlight Performance – The Union of Power and Grace!
Jun29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Summer Spotlight Performance – The Union of Power and Grace!

Like a finely tuned dancer, the most highly trained and athletic horse can create a picture of elegance through movement. Witness the beauty of classical…

Wednesday June 29
1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Tempel Farms
17000 W Wadsworth Rd
ACTIVATE
Jun30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

ACTIVATE

After a hiatus in 2020 and 2021, the award-winning ACTIVATE event returns to Chicago by popular demand in 2022 for one-night only! Inspired by the…

Thursday June 30
5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
LaSalle Corridor
Intersection of LaSalle & Quincy
Cocktail Class – Summertime Whiskey with KOVAL Distillery
Jun30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Cocktail Class – Summertime Whiskey with KOVAL Distillery

Whiskey is better enjoyed with friends, on a patio! Weather permitting, join us on the patio as we learn to make three refreshing summer whiskey…

Thursday June 30
6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
KOVAL Distillery
4241 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago Cocktail Social
Jun30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Chicago Cocktail Social

Green Curtain Events is proud to announce the 7th Annual Chicago Cocktail Social. This event will feature bartenders from some of Chicago’s most reputable beverage…

Thursday June 30
6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Galleria Marchetti
825 W Erie St
Chicago Cocktail Social
Jun30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Chicago Cocktail Social

The luxury of visiting Chicago’s most revered bars together in one inspiring setting. Green Curtain Events is proud to announce the 7th Annual Chicago Cocktail…

Thursday June 30
6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Galleria Marchetti
825 W Erie St
Twilight Tunes At Brookfield Zoo
Jul1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Twilight Tunes At Brookfield Zoo

Twilight Tunes, our new summer concert series, comes to Brookfield Zoo in July! Join us for an incredible summer music experience on Fridays and Saturday…

Southwest Suburbs

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Chosen Few Picnic & Festival
Jul2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Chosen Few Picnic & Festival

“House Music” is a Chicago original — a genre of dance music known across the globe that was born, nurtured, and developed in Chicago by…

Saturday July 2
8:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Jackson Park
6401 S Stony Is Ave
Twilight Tunes At Brookfield Zoo
Jul2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Twilight Tunes At Brookfield Zoo

Twilight Tunes, our new summer concert series, comes to Brookfield Zoo in July! Join us for an incredible summer music experience on Fridays and Saturday…

Southwest Suburbs

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Roscoe Village Farmers Market
Jul3
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 July 3
8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Jahn Elementary School
3149 N. Wolcott Ave
Uptown Farmers Market
Jul4
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 July 4
2:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Chicago Market
4620 N. Broadway
Low-Line Farmers Market
Jul5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Low-Line Farmers Market

The Low-Line Market is a conveniently located and carefully curated farmers market, with the goal of creating an experience where neighbors can meet and gather…

Tuesday July 5
3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Southport Brown Line CTA Station along Lakeview Low-Line
3410 N. Southport Ave
2022 FAN EXPO Chicago
Jul7
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

2022 FAN EXPO Chicago

Nathan Fillion (“Firefly,” “Castle”), Charlie Hunnam (“Sons of Anarchy”); The Lord of the Rings trilogy’s Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Billy Boyd and Dominic Monaghan; Anthony…

Thursday July 7
4:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Donald E Stephens Convention Center
5555 N River Rd
2022 FAN EXPO Chicago
Jul8
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

2022 FAN EXPO Chicago

Nathan Fillion (“Firefly,” “Castle”), Charlie Hunnam (“Sons of Anarchy”); The Lord of the Rings trilogy’s Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Billy Boyd and Dominic Monaghan; Anthony…

Friday July 8
10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Donald E Stephens Convention Center
5555 N River Rd
Taste of Chicago
Jul8
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Taste of Chicago

Taste of Chicago pop-ups will return this year with food and music events in three Chicago neighborhoods in June and a bite-sized version of the…

Friday July 8
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Taste of Chicago in Grant Park
Jul8
Jul10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Taste of Chicago in Grant Park

After two years, Taste of Chicago proudly returns to Grant Park with three days of incredible food, music and activities around the iconic Buckingham Fountain.…

Friday July 8
11:00 a.m.Sunday July 10
9:00 p.m.
Grant Park
337 E Randolph St
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