APRIL


APRIL 1 – 30, 2019 | CHICAGO DANCE MONTH

APRIL 5, 2019 | CHICAGO WHITE SOX OPENING DAY AT GUARANTEED RATE FIELD

APRIL 5 – 6, 2019 | BACONFEST CHICAGO

APRIL 7, 2019 | MACY’S FLOWER SHOW THROUGH

APRIL 8, 2019 | CHICAGO CUBS OPENING DAY AT WRIGLEY FIELD

APRIL 11 – 14, 2019 | TASTE OF ICELAND

APRIL 11 – 15 | STAR WARS CELEBRATION

APRIL 12 – 14, 2019 | I HEART HALAL

APRIL 26 – 28, 2019 | ONE OF A KIND SHOW AND SALE | SPRING SHOW

APRIL 27, 2019 | CHICAGO WINE FEST

APRIL 27 – 28, 2019 | RANDOLPH STREET MARKET FESTIVAL

APRIL 16 – MAY 6, 2019 | JAMES BEARD EATS WEEK

 

MAY


MAY 4, 2019 | CHICAGO KIDS AND KITES FESTIVAL

MAY 4, 2019 | CHICAGO BEER CLASSIC

MAY 4, 2019 | PILSEN FEST CANTINA CRAWL

APRIL 16 – MAY 6, 2019 | JAMES BEARD EATS WEEK

MAY 6, 2019 | JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION AWARDS

MAY 10, 2019 | MANIFEST URBAN ARTS FESTIVAL

MAY 16 – 18, 2019 | CHICAGO ZINE FEST

MAY 17 – 19, 2019 | MAYFEST

MAY 18, 2019 | CHICAGO SCIENCE FEST

MAY 18, 2019 | FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT TRUST PRESENTS WRIGHT PLUS HOUSEWORK

MAY 17 – 19, 2019 | LINCOLN PARK WINE FESTIVAL

MAY 24 – 26, 2019 | MOLE DE MAYO

MAY 24 – 25, 2019 | CHICAGO HOUSE MUSIC FESTIVAL

MAY 25, 2019 | CHICAGO MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

MAY 25 – 26, 2019 | RANDOLPH STREET MARKET FESTIVAL

MAY 25 – 26, 2019 | BELMONT-SHEFFIELD MUSIC FEST 

MAY 26, 2019 | BIKE THE DRIVE

MEMORIAL DAY THROUGH LABOR DAY | NAVY PIER SUMMER FIREWORKS

MAY 10 – 17, 2019 | ILLINOIS CRAFT BEER WEEK

MAY 31 – JUNE 1, 2019 | CHICAGO GOSPEL MUSIC FESTIVAL

MAY 31 – JUNE 1, 2019 | DO DIVISION STREET FEST & SIDEWALK SALE

MAY 31 – JUNE 2, 2019 | LINCOLN PARK GREEK FEST

MAY 31 – JUNE 2, 2019 | TASTE OF MEXICO IN LITTLE VILLAGE

 

JUNE 


JUNE 13 – AUG. 15, 2019 | MILLENNIUM PARK MUSIC SERIES SELECT MONDAYS & THURSDAYS

MAY 31 – JUNE 2, 2019 | LINCOLN PARK GREEK FEST

MAY 31 – JUNE 2, 2019 | TASTE OF MEXICO IN LITTLE VILLAGE

MAY 31 – JUNE 1, 2019 | CHICAGO GOSPEL MUSIC FESTIVAL

MAY 31 – JUNE 1, 2019 | DO DIVISION STREET FEST & SIDEWALK SALE

JUNE 1 – 2, 2019 | 57TH STREET ART FAIR

JUNE 1 – 2, 2019 | HYDE PARK BREW FEST

JUNE 5 – 9, 2019 | CHICAGO UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL

JUNE 7 – 9, 2019 | RIBFEST CHICAGO

JUNE 7 – 9, 2019 | CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL

JUNE 7 – 9, 2019 | ANDERSONVILLE MIDSOMMARFEST

JUNE 8 – 9, 2019 | WELLS STREET ART FESTIVAL

JUNE 12 – AUG. 17, 2019 |GRANT PARK MUSIC FESTIVAL

JUNE 13 – 20, 2019 | CINEPOCALYPSE

JUNE 14 – 15, 2019 | CRAFT BREWS AT LINCOLN PARK ZOO

JUNE 14 – 15, 2019 | CHICAGO TACO & TEQUILA FEST

JUNE 21 – 22, 2019 | WORLD’S LARGEST BLOCK PARTY

JUNE 21 – 23, 2019 | RUIDO FEST

JUNE 23, 2018 | CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM

JUNE 22 – 23, 2019 | RAVENSWOOD ON TAP

JUNE 22 – 23, 2019 | PRIDE FEST CHICAGO

JUNE 22 – 23, 2019 |FOUNTAIN SQUARE ARTISAN SUMMERFEST

JUNE 26 – 20, 2019  MILLENNIUM ART FESTIVAL

JUNE 29, 2019 |PRIDE IN THE PARK CHICAGO

JUNE 29 – 30, 2019 |RANDOLPH STREET MARKET FESTIVAL

JUNE 30, 2019 | CHICAGO PRIDE PARADE

JUNE 27 – AUGUST 24, 2019 | CHICAGO SUMMERDANCE WEDNESDAYS – SUNDAYS

 

JULY 


JUNE 12 – AUG. 17, 2019 | GRANT PARK MUSIC FESTIVAL

JULY 4, 2019 | FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS AT NAVY PIER

JULY 4 – 6, 2019 | WINDY CITY RIBFEST IN UPTOWN

JULY 4 – 7, 2019 | AFRICAN/CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIFE

JULY 5 – 7, 2019 | WEST FEST

JULY 6, 2019 | CHOSEN FEW DJS PICNIC & MUSIC FESTIVAL

JULY 10 – 14, 2019 | TASTE OF CHICAGO

JULY 12 – 14, 2019 | SQUARE ROOTS CRAFT BREW & MUSIC FESTIVAL

JULY 12 – 14, 2019 |IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL

JULY 12 – 13, 2019 | WINDY CITY SMOKEOUT

JULY 13, 2019 | BASTILLE DAY CHICAGO

JULY 13, 2019 | CHICAGO YACHT CLUB RACE TO MACKINAC

JULY 13 – 14, 2019 | SOUTHPORT ART & MUSIC FEST

JULY 13 – 14, 2019 | ROSCOE VILLAGE BURGER FEST

JULY 21, 2019 | DEARBORN GARDEN WALK

JULY 22 – 28, 2019 | RHYTHM WORLD 

JULY 19 – 21, 2019 | PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL

JULY 19 – 21, 2019 | TASTE OF RIVER NORTH

JULY 19 – 21, 2019 | SHEFFIELD STREET FEST

JULY 20, 2019 |SHEFFIELD CRAFT BEER FEST

JULY 20 – 21, 2019 | SHEFFIELD GARDEN WALK

JULY 20 | CHALK HOWARD STREET

JULY 20 – 21, 2019 | ARTFEST MICHIGAN AVENUE

JULY 20 – 21, 2019 | CHICAGO CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL 

JULY 21, 2019 | CHINATOWN SUMMER FAIR

JULY 26 | SUMMER WINE FEST

JULY 26 – 28, 2019 | WICKER PARK FEST

JULY 26 – 28, 2019 | LINCOLN SQUARE GREEK FEST

JULY 27 – 28, 2019 | RANDOLPH STREET MARKET FESTIVAL

JULY 27 – 28, 2019 | TASTE OF LINCOLN AVENUE

JULY 27 – 28, 2019 | CHICAGO MARGARITA FESTIVAL

JULY 25 – 28, 2019 | FIESTA DEL SOL

 

AUGUST 


JUNE 13 – AUG. 15, 2019 | MILLENNIUM PARK MUSIC SERIES SELECT MONDAYS & THURSDAYS

JUNE 12 – AUG. 17, 2019 | GRANT PARK MUSIC FESTIVAL

AUG. 1 – 4, 2019 | LOLLAPALOOZA

AUG. 2 – 4, 2019 | JEFF FEST

AUG. 3 – 4, 2019 | EDGE FEST

AUG. 9 – 11, 2019 | GINZA FESTIVAL CHICAGO

AUG. 9 – 11, 2019 | RETRO ON ROSCOE

AUG. 10 – 12, 2019 | CHICAGO HOT DOG FEST

AUG. 10, 2019 | BUD BILLIKEN PARADE

AUG. 10 – 11, 2019 | NORTHALSTED MARKET DAYS

AUG. 10 – 11, 2019 | MY HOUSE MUSIC FESTIVAL

AUG. 15, 2019 | CLARK AFTER DARK

AUG. 16 – 18, 2019 | TASTEMAKER CHICAGO

AUG. 16 – 18, 2019 | EDISON PARK FEST

AUG. 16 – 18, 2019 | GLENWOOD AVENUE ARTS FEST

TBD | WINDY CITY CARNIVAL

AUG. 17 | OAK PARK MICROBREW REVIEW

AUG. 16 – 17, 2019 | CHICAGO AIR & WATER SHOW

AUG. 17– 18, 2019 | PILSEN FEST

AUG. 17 – 18, 2019 | SANGRIA FESTIVAL

AUG. 23 – 25, 2019 | TASTE OF GREEKTOWN 

AUG. 23 – 25, 2019 | LOGAN SQUARE FOOD TRUCK SOCIAL

AUG. 24 – 25, 2019 | RANDOLPH STREET MARKET FESTIVAL

AUG. 24 – 25, 2019 | TRANSAMERICA CHICAGO TRIATHLON

AUG. 23 – SEPTEMBER 1, 2019 | CHICAGO JAZZ FESTIVAL

AUG. 30 – SEPTEMBER 1, 2019 | NORTH COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL

AUG. 30 – SEPTEMBER 1, 2019 | GREAT AMERICAN LOBSTER FEST

AUG. 30 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2019 | TASTE OF POLONIA

AUG. 30 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2019 | AFRICAN FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

 

SEPTEMBER


THROUGH SEPT. 1, 2019 | CHICAGO JAZZ FESTIVAL

THROUGH SEPT. 1, 2019 | NORTH COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL

THROUGH SEPT. 1, 2019 | GREAT AMERICAN LOBSTER FEST

THROUGH SEPT. 2, 2019 | TASTE OF POLONIA

AUG. 30 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2019 | AFRICAN FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

TBD | WINDY CITY WINE FESTIVAL

SEPT. 6 – 8, 2019 | THROWBACK MUSIC FESTIVAL

SEPT. 6 – 8, 2019 | FESTIVAL DE LA VILLITA (LITTLE VILLAGE FEST)

SEPT. 13 – 29, 2019 | WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL CHICAGO

TBD | DONUT FEST AT THE ZOO

SEPT. 7 – 8, 2019 | CHICAGO BOURBON & BARBECUE FEST

SEPT. 14 – 15, 2019 | LAKEVIEW EAST FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

SEPT. 14 – 15, 2019 | RAVENSWOOD ARTWALK

TBD | CHICAGO TURKISH FESTIVAL

SEPT. 13 – 15, 2019 | RIOT FEST & CARNIVAL

SEPT. 19 – 22, 2019 | ANDERSONVILLE ARTS WEEK

SEPT. 21 – 22, 2019 | SAM ADAMS’ LAKEVIEW TACO FEST

TBD | WEST LOOP ART FEST

SEPT. 19, 2019 – JAN. 5, 2020 | CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL

SEPT. 19 – 22, 2019 |EXPO CHICAGO

SEPT. 27 – 29, 2019 | CHICAGO GOURMET

SEPT. 27 – 29, 2019 | OKTOBERFEST CHICAGO AT ST. ALPHONSUS

SEPT. 26 – 29, 2019 | RANDOLPH STREET MARKET FESTIVAL

TBD | FULTON MARKET HARVEST FEST

SEPT. 19 – OCT. 27, 2019 | CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL LATINO THEATER FESTIVAL

 

OCTOBER 


SEPT. 19 – OCT. 27, 2019 | CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL LATINO THEATER FESTIVAL

SEPT. 19, 2019 – JAN. 5, 2020 | CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL

OCT. 5 – 6, 2019 | LINCOLN SQUARE APPLE FEST

TBD | HARVEST HOPDOWN BEER FEST

TBD | WEST TOWN FOOD TRUCK SOCIAL

OCT. 13, 2019 | CHICAGO MARATHON

OCT. 14, 2019 | COLUMBUS DAY PARADE

OCT. 16 – 27, 2019 | CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

OCT. 13, 2018 | BEERHOPTACULAR

OCT. 19 – 20, 2019 | OPEN HOUSE CHICAGO PRESENTED BY CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE CENTER

OCT. 19, 2019 | ARTS IN THE DARK

OCT. 26 – 27, 2019 | RANDOLPH STREET MARKET FESTIVAL

OCT. 31, 2019 | NORTHALSTED HALLOWEEN PARADE

TBD | LATINO MUSIC FESTIVAL

TBD | FRIDAY NIGHT FLIGHTS AT CHICAGO RIVERWALK OKTOBERFEST

NOVEMBER 


SEPT. 19 – OCT. 27, 2019 | CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL LATINO THEATER FESTIVAL

OCT. 31 – NOV. 3, 2019 | SOFA ART + DESIGN FAIR

NOV. 22 – 23, 2019 | MAGNIFICENT MILE LIGHTS FESTIVAL

NOV. 23 – 24, 2019 | RANDOLPH STREET HOLIDAY MARKET

TBD | FESTIVAL OF BARREL AGED BEERS

TBD | CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY IN MILLENNIUM PARK 

TBD | CHRISTKINDLMARKET CHICAGO

NOV. 23 – JAN. 6, 2019 | ZOOLIGHTS AT LINCOLN PARK ZOO

NOV. 28, 2019 | UNCLE DAN’S THANKSGIVING PARADE

NOV. 30, 2018 – JAN. 6, 2019 | WINTER WONDERFEST AT NAVY PIER

SEPT. 19, 2019 – JAN. 5, 2020 | CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL

 

DECEMBER


DEC. 5 – 8, 2019 | ONE OF A KIND SHOW AND SALE

DEC. 14 – 15, 2019 | RANDOLPH STREET HOLIDAY MARKET

TBD | CHRISTKINDLMARKET CHICAGO

DEC. 31, 2019 | NEW YEAR’S EVE FIREWORKS AT NAVY PIER

NOV. 30, 2018 – JAN. 6, 2019 | WINTER WONDERFEST AT NAVY PIER

SEPT. 19, 2019 – JAN. 5, 2020 | CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL

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