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Penguin Encounter
Feb4
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 February 4
12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Skating in the Park at Rosemont
Feb5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Skating in the Park at Rosemont

Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district is thrilled to kick off the holiday season with the return of its Chicago Wolves Ice Rink Friday, Nov.…

Saturday February 5
Parkway Bank Park
5501 Park Place
Penguin Encounter
Feb5
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 February 5
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Windy City Wedding Show
Feb5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Windy City Wedding Show

Enjoy a weekend long wedding planning experience. Enjoy meeting amazing vendors, seminars and workshops, fashion shows, our “Engagement Party,” and so much more. Join Say…

Saturday February 5
9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel
5300 North River Road
Beluga Encounter
Feb5
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 February 5
9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Shark Feeding Tour
Feb5
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 February 5
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Long Grove Cocoa Crawl
Feb5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Long Grove Cocoa Crawl

Historic downtown Long Grove is putting a new design twist on its first major event of 2022, the annual Cocoa Crawl – Saturday, February 5th…

Saturday February 5
11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Historic Downtown Long Grove
438 Robert Parker Coffin Road
Penguin Encounter
Feb5
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 February 5
12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Skating in the Park at Rosemont
Feb6
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Skating in the Park at Rosemont

Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district is thrilled to kick off the holiday season with the return of its Chicago Wolves Ice Rink Friday, Nov.…

Sunday February 6
Parkway Bank Park
5501 Park Place
Penguin Encounter
Feb6
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 February 6
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Windy City Wedding Show
Feb6
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Windy City Wedding Show

Enjoy a weekend long wedding planning experience. Enjoy meeting amazing vendors, seminars and workshops, fashion shows, our “Engagement Party,” and so much more. Join Say…

Sunday February 6
9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel
5300 North River Road
Beluga Encounter
Feb6
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 February 6
9:45 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Shark Feeding Tour
Feb6
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 February 6
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Penguin Encounter
Feb6
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 February 6
12:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago Winter Art Fair
Feb6
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Chicago Winter Art Fair

Chicago Winter Art Fair Sunday, February 6th, 2022 1:00PM – 5:00PM Free | 21+ Proof of COVID Vaccination Required https://sleeping-village.com/events/chicago-winter-art-fair-2/   The Chicago Winter Art…

Sunday February 6
1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Sleeping Village
3734 W Belmont Ave
Skating in the Park at Rosemont
Feb7
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Skating in the Park at Rosemont

Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district is thrilled to kick off the holiday season with the return of its Chicago Wolves Ice Rink Friday, Nov.…

Monday February 7
Parkway Bank Park
5501 Park Place
Hunt for the Golden Treasure!
Feb7
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Tours & Attractions

Hunt for the Golden Treasure!

Captain Brickbeard needs YOU! His precious Golden Treasure is missing, and time is running out.  He needs more pirates to help him find the lovely…

Monday February 7
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
601 N. Martingale Road
Spend Every Bachelor Monday at PB&J’s in the West Loop
Feb7
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Spend Every Bachelor Monday at PB&J’s in the West Loop

Who needs to accept a rose, when you can accept a pizza every Bachelor Monday starting January 3 at PB&J’s Bachelor viewing party complete with…

Monday February 7
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
PB&J
205 N Peoria St
Skating in the Park at Rosemont
Feb8
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Skating in the Park at Rosemont

Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district is thrilled to kick off the holiday season with the return of its Chicago Wolves Ice Rink Friday, Nov.…

Tuesday February 8
Parkway Bank Park
5501 Park Place
Skating in the Park at Rosemont
Feb9
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Skating in the Park at Rosemont

Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district is thrilled to kick off the holiday season with the return of its Chicago Wolves Ice Rink Friday, Nov.…

Wednesday February 9
Parkway Bank Park
5501 Park Place
Reverb: a Film Festival
Feb9
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

Reverb: a Film Festival

Echo Modern Dance Collective is back for another year of dance film festivities! After having to cancel our live show in 2020, we pivoted to…

Wednesday February 9
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Facebook Live and YouTube
Virtual Event
Skating in the Park at Rosemont
Feb10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Skating in the Park at Rosemont

Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district is thrilled to kick off the holiday season with the return of its Chicago Wolves Ice Rink Friday, Nov.…

Thursday February 10
Parkway Bank Park
5501 Park Place
Hunt for the Golden Treasure!
Feb10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Tours & Attractions

Hunt for the Golden Treasure!

Captain Brickbeard needs YOU! His precious Golden Treasure is missing, and time is running out.  He needs more pirates to help him find the lovely…

Thursday February 10
10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
601 N. Martingale Road
Reverb: a Film Festival
Feb10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts, Virtual Event

Reverb: a Film Festival

Echo Modern Dance Collective is back for another year of dance film festivities! After having to cancel our live show in 2020, we pivoted to…

Thursday February 10
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Facebook Live and YouTube
Virtual Event
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