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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.
13th Floor Chicago
Sep10
Oct31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

13th Floor Chicago

13th Floor Chicago – Officially open to the public on Saturday, September 10th! Open select nights through November 5th, 13th Floor Chicago will be back…

Saturday September 10Monday October 31
schiller park
Story Hour
Oct19
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Story Hour

Enjoy a Family Story hour complete with arts activities for the youngest of creative minds. This weekly Story Hour drop-in includes music, interactive stories, fun…

Wednesday October 19
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
FAME Center Chicago
1550 S. State Street, #116
Story Hour
Oct26
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Story Hour

Enjoy a Family Story hour complete with arts activities for the youngest of creative minds. This weekly Story Hour drop-in includes music, interactive stories, fun…

Wednesday October 26
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
FAME Center Chicago
1550 S. State Street, #116
Ravenswood Costume Crawl
Oct26
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Ravenswood Costume Crawl

Your favorite Ravenswood haunts are teaming up for a ghostly new sweets and BOOze tasting stroll! Enjoy a fantastic selection of local desserts, candy, and…

Wednesday October 26
11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Artifact Events
4325 N Ravenswood Ave
Harvest Festival at Testaccio
Oct27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Harvest Festival at Testaccio

 Join in on festive fall fun and squeeze the last drop out of patio season with ancient Roman-inspired Testaccio’s Harvest Festival this Thursday, October 27th.…

Thursday October 27
5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Testaccio
2456 N California Ave
Stories That Travel: Mythology, Folklore, & Diaspora
Oct27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Stories That Travel: Mythology, Folklore, & Diaspora

This panel collaboration between the Chinese American Museum, the Japanese American Service Committee and the National Hellenic Museum seeks to explore the varied relationships different…

Thursday October 27
6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The National Hellenic Museum
333 S Halsted Street
Fall Wine & Food Festa
Oct28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Fall Wine & Food Festa

Grab a comfy sweater, put on your favorite boots, and get ready to celebrate the fall harvest all’Italiana! Join us at our Fall Wine & Food Festa to…

Friday October 28
5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Eataly Chicago
43 East Ohio Street
Halloween Cruises on Anita Dee One
Oct28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Halloween Cruises on Anita Dee One

Celebrate Halloween aboard a yacht with full bar, dance floor and music from one of Chicago’s BEST DJs! Enjoy Halloween on the River & Lake!…

Friday October 28
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Anita Dee ONE Boarding at Dusable Harbor
200 N. Breakwater Access
New Wave Halloween
Oct28
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

New Wave Halloween

For all those tainted loves that just can’t get enough New Wave, Morgan’s on Fulton has their cure this Halloween. Now that summer is over…

Friday October 28
9:00 p.m.Saturday October 29
1:00 a.m.
Morgan’s on Fulton
952 W Fulton Market
SafeHouse Chicago’s Bond, Boos, & Booze!
Oct28
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

SafeHouse Chicago’s Bond, Boos, & Booze!

SafeHouse Chicago is calling all spies for Halloween! From 10am – 2am on Friday and Saturday night over Halloween weekend, the spy headquarters will be hosting Bond,…

Friday October 28
10:00 p.m.Saturday October 29
2:00 a.m.
SafeHouse Chicago
60 E Ontario St
Streeterville Doggy and Kitty Halloween Party
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Streeterville Doggy and Kitty Halloween Party

About the Event Join us for the 35th annual Streeterville Dog (and Cat) Halloween Costume Party and Parade, hosted at the MCA Sculpture Garden! Bring…

Saturday October 29
9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave.
ITAV Pumpkin Patch
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

ITAV Pumpkin Patch

FREE event for families that includes games, bouncy houses, face painting, music, candy, and of course: pumpkins. 🎃

Saturday October 29
11:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
It Takes A Village Child Care Services
4020 W Division St
Halloween Cruises aboard Anita Dee II
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Halloween Cruises aboard Anita Dee II

Celebrate Halloween aboard a yacht with full bar, dance floor and music from one of Chicago’s BEST DJs! Enjoy Halloween on the River & Lake!…

Saturday October 29
12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Anita Dee ONE Boarding at Dusable Harbor
200 N. Breakwater Access
Fall Wine & Food Festa
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Fall Wine & Food Festa

Grab a comfy sweater, put on your favorite boots, and get ready to celebrate the fall harvest all’Italiana! Join us at our Fall Wine & Food Festa to…

Saturday October 29
1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Eataly Chicago
43 East Ohio Street
Fall Wine & Food Festa
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Fall Wine & Food Festa

Grab a comfy sweater, put on your favorite boots, and get ready to celebrate the fall harvest all’Italiana! Join us at our Fall Wine & Food Festa to…

Saturday October 29
3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Eataly Chicago
43 East Ohio Street
Halloween Cruises on Anita Dee One
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Halloween Cruises on Anita Dee One

Celebrate Halloween aboard a yacht with full bar, dance floor and music from one of Chicago’s BEST DJs! Enjoy Halloween on the River & Lake!…

Saturday October 29
4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Anita Dee ONE Boarding at Dusable Harbor
200 N. Breakwater Access
Halloween Cruises aboard Anita Dee II
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Halloween Cruises aboard Anita Dee II

Celebrate Halloween aboard a yacht with full bar, dance floor and music from one of Chicago’s BEST DJs! Enjoy Halloween on the River & Lake!…

Saturday October 29
4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Anita Dee ONE Boarding at Dusable Harbor
200 N. Breakwater Access
Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade

Now in its 8th year, Arts in the Dark is a magical evening parade celebrating Halloween as the “artist’s holiday” and drawing together world-renowned institutions,…

Saturday October 29
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
State Street moving north from Lake to Van Buren
Oktoberfest Stein Hoisting Contest
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Oktoberfest Stein Hoisting Contest

Masskrugstemmen: Hard to say, harder to win! ​ Put your Bavarian strength to the test and participate in our traditional stein hoisting competition. ​ The…

Saturday October 29
6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Harry Caray’s Tavern Navy Pier
700 East Grand Avenue
Kevin Nealon: Brushes with Fame with Tim Meadows
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Kevin Nealon: Brushes with Fame with Tim Meadows

Join Saturday Night Live alum, standup comedian, and caricature artist Kevin Nealon for an evening of stories: from backstage at SNL with Chris Farley and…

Saturday October 29
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
David Rubenstein Forum
1201 E 60th St
Halloween Cruises on Anita Dee One
Oct29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Halloween Cruises on Anita Dee One

Celebrate Halloween aboard a yacht with full bar, dance floor and music from one of Chicago’s BEST DJs! Enjoy Halloween on the River & Lake!…

Saturday October 29
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Anita Dee ONE Boarding at Dusable Harbor
200 N. Breakwater Access
Jeppson’s Halloween Party at The Bar at Hotel Zachary
Oct29
Oct30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Jeppson’s Halloween Party at The Bar at Hotel Zachary

Grab your costumes and join us for Hotel Zachary x Jeppson’s Bourbon Halloween party on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 8 p.m. to midnight! We are celebrating…

Saturday October 29
8:00 p.m.Sunday October 30
12:00 a.m.
The Bar at Hotel Zachary
3630 North Clark Street
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