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Tenth Annual Lakeview Taco Fest
Aug27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Tenth Annual Lakeview Taco Fest

Whether one prefers their taco shells filled with traditional chicken, steak, chorizo and beef, or stuffed with imaginative ingredients such as mushrooms, seafood, goat and…

Sunday August 27, 2023
11:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
3500 N. Southport Ave
3500 N. Southport Ave
Pizza City Fest
Aug27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Pizza City Fest

This is the 2nd annual Pizza City Fest in Chicago, curated by 13-time James Beard Award winning food journalist Steve Dolinsky. 40 pizza makers over…

Sunday August 27, 2023
12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Salt Shed
1357 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL
24th Annual Romanian Food & Folk Festival
Aug27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

24th Annual Romanian Food & Folk Festival

FREE ADMISSION! Join us for our 24th Annual Romanian Food & Folk Festival where you can enjoy traditional Romanian foods, live Romanian music, performances of…

Sunday August 27, 2023
12:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Holy Nativity Romanian Orthodox Church
5825 N Mozart St
Taste Of Greektown Festival
Aug27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Taste Of Greektown Festival

Greektown Chicago’s popular Taste of Greektown festival returns for its 33rd year this summer with the city’s largest celebration of Hellenic cuisine and culture, Friday,…

Sunday August 27, 2023
12:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Halsted Street from Belmont to Addison
Midsummer Sunday Tea at Alma at Hotel Zachary
Aug27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Midsummer Sunday Tea at Alma at Hotel Zachary

Sip on delicious tea and nibble on savory bites while listening to live music when you join us at our Midsummer Sunday Tea! Adults can…

Sunday August 27, 2023
1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Alma at Hotel Zachary
3630 North Clark Street
Screening Freedom: Drylongso (1993)
Aug27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Screening Freedom: Drylongso (1993)

Screening Freedom: Film + Discussion Series | Sundays, Aug 27, 1-4pm | Logan Center Screening Room This July and August, join us for a series…

Sunday August 27, 2023
1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Logan Center for the Arts
915 East 60th Street
Millennium Park Summer Film Series
Aug29
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Millennium Park Summer Film Series

This summer, DCASE is pleased to present the Millennium Park Summer Film Series on Tuesdays from July 11 through August 29. Films start at 6:30pm.…

Tuesday August 29, 2023
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph Street
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Amir Hoshang Farsi, Flute and Yun Janice Lu, Piano
Aug30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Amir Hoshang Farsi, Flute and Yun Janice Lu, Piano

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS |  AMIR HOSHANG FARSI, FLUTE  YUN JANICE LU, PIANO    Program: Samuel Barber – Canzone Charles T. Griffes – Poem…

Wednesday August 30, 2023
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
BDP Urban Farm Dinner Series
Aug30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

BDP Urban Farm Dinner Series

“The plates are as colorful as a Monet painting. A gorgeous reminder of the textures, colors and aromas of summer, which, unfortunately, are fleeting in…

Wednesday August 30, 2023
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Big Delicious Planet
412 North Wolcott Avenue
2023 Summer Screenings
Aug30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

2023 Summer Screenings

Summer Screenings is Cinema/Chicago’s annual free film series that casts a spotlight on a different country’s national cinema each week all summer. For the complete…

Wednesday August 30, 2023
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
80s Dueling Pianos Party at The Original Mother’s
Aug30
Sep1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

80s Dueling Pianos Party at The Original Mother’s

The Original Mother’s will host a 80s Party on Saturday, September 30th, from 8pm to 5am. Guests are invited to break out their favorite 80s…

Wednesday August 30, 2023
8:00 p.m.Friday September 1, 2023
5:00 a.m.
The Original Mother’s
26 W Division St
Navy Pier Fireworks
Aug30
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Navy Pier Fireworks

Chicago’s favorite sky spectacle showWednesday nights at 9pm and Saturday nights at 10pm from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Find a spot anywhere…

Wednesday August 30, 2023
9:00 p.m.
Navy Pier
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago Jazz Festival
Aug31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Chicago Jazz Festival

A Labor Day weekend tradition, the Chicago Jazz Festival (Aug 31–Sept 3) returns with performances celebrating all forms of jazz in Millennium Park, at the…

Thursday August 31, 2023
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
BDP Urban Farm Dinner Series
Aug31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

BDP Urban Farm Dinner Series

“The plates are as colorful as a Monet painting. A gorgeous reminder of the textures, colors and aromas of summer, which, unfortunately, are fleeting in…

Thursday August 31, 2023
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Big Delicious Planet
412 North Wolcott Avenue
Adults Night Out: Summer Spectacular
Aug31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Adults Night Out: Summer Spectacular

Celebrate the final days of summer with an evening of warm-weather fun and head to the zoo for Adults Night Out: Summer Spectacular. Guests will…

Thursday August 31, 2023
6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
34th Annual African Festival of the Arts
Sep1
Sep4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

34th Annual African Festival of the Arts

Africa International House USA, Inc, named one of Chicago’s cultural treasures, presents the 34th ANNUAL AFRICAN FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Labor Day Weekend (Sept. 1-4)…

Friday September 1, 2023
10:00 a.m.Monday September 4, 2023
10:00 p.m.
Washington Park – 5100 S. Cottage Grove Ave
6200 S. Drexel Ave.
Chicago Jazz Festival
Sep1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Chicago Jazz Festival

A Labor Day weekend tradition, the Chicago Jazz Festival (Aug 31–Sept 3) returns with performances celebrating all forms of jazz in Millennium Park, at the…

Friday September 1, 2023
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
34th Annual African Festival of the Arts
Sep1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

34th Annual African Festival of the Arts

Africa International House USA, Inc, named one of Chicago’s cultural treasures, presents the 34th ANNUAL AFRICAN FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Labor Day Weekend (Sept. 1-4)…

Friday September 1, 2023
12:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Washington Park – 5100 S. Cottage Grove Ave
6200 S. Drexel Ave.
Market by the River!
Sep1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Market by the River!

The Market by the River is free to attend and offers a variety of rotating vendor lists every Friday until October 20th. Come hangout with…

Friday September 1, 2023
3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
333 W Wolf Point Plaza
333 W Wolf Point Plaza
2023 Taste of Polonia Festival
Sep1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

2023 Taste of Polonia Festival

For four days, you can enjoy a true cultural experience that includes nonstop live music, dance performances, authentic Polish food and beer, exhibitions, local merchants,…

Friday September 1, 2023
5:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Copernicus Center
5216 W. Lawrence Ave.
Englewood Village Farmer’s Market
Sep2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Englewood Village Farmer’s Market

Grow Greater Englewood hosts its Saturday Englewood Village Farmers Market featuring fresh produce from local farmers, food and goods from Black-owned businesses, and a weekly…

Saturday September 2, 2023
10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Englewood Village Plaza
5800 S Halsted
Chicago Jazz Festival
Sep2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Chicago Jazz Festival

A Labor Day weekend tradition, the Chicago Jazz Festival (Aug 31–Sept 3) returns with performances celebrating all forms of jazz in Millennium Park, at the…

Saturday September 2, 2023
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
Labor Day Parade & Eddie Fest
Sep2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Labor Day Parade & Eddie Fest

Labor Day Parades in America date back more than a century, even before Labor Day was declared a federal holiday in 1884. Chicago has a…

Saturday September 2, 2023
12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Pullman National Historical Park
610 East 111th Street
2023 Taste of Polonia Festival
Sep2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

2023 Taste of Polonia Festival

For four days, you can enjoy a true cultural experience that includes nonstop live music, dance performances, authentic Polish food and beer, exhibitions, local merchants,…

Saturday September 2, 2023
12:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Copernicus Center
5216 W. Lawrence Ave.
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