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ShamROCK Chicago Chicago is home to some of the most widely-celebrated St. Patrick’s Day festivities in the United States. And this year, from Mar 16 - Mar 17, the city will pay homage to its deep Irish roots with glowing green buildings, a bright green Chicago...

Chicago’s 2019 Lunar New Year Parade The new year is here and commonly known among Chinese culture as the Year of the Pig! Kick off 2019 with the Chicago Lunar New Year Parade. Taking place on Feb 10, this is an event you don’t want to...

With the start of the new year, Chicago is bringing together the best restaurants in the city for Restaurant Week. This two-week event will begin Jan 25 and end Feb 7. Don’t miss out on the chance to explore all the great food Chicago has...

As snow and the holidays approach, the Windy City is gearing up for some of its best holiday events. Families will adore everything that the Winter Wonderfest has to offer at Navy Pier. Being the largest indoor playground, it’s quite a sight to see for...

Chicago is getting ready for the busy upcoming holiday season and it’s time for you to start preparing as well! Start a new family tradition and spend Thanksgiving this year at the Chicago Thanksgiving Parade. Full of vibrant entertainment and holiday spirit, this parade could...

Get a taste of not only Chicago’s beautiful fall foliage, but also the city’s craft beer scene at the 6th annual HopDown Beer Fest on October 5! Hosted at the iconic Millennium Park, you’ll get to sample brews from some of Chicago’s best breweries. Take...

How does three days of delicious food, entertaining showdowns and celebrity chefs sound? You can have all of that and plenty more if you visit Chicago this September 28-30 for the city’s annual Chicago Gourmet! Hosted in the iconic Millennium Park, this event features the...

Have you ever wanted to see all of your favorite artists in one spot, rather than going to all of their individual concerts? At Lollapalooza you can do just that! This year, visit Chicago for its annual major music festival featuring performers like Bruno Mars,...

When you hear “the fourth of July” what immediately comes to mind? For us, it’s fireworks! And if you’re looking for an unforgettable fireworks show this Independence Day, visit Chicago’s Navy Pier.   Fireworks at Navy Pier This July, Chicago’s skies will light up with many different...

Mark your calendars this June 8-10 for the largest free blues festival in the world- the Chicago Blues Festival! Jam to the best of blues music for three days at the iconic Millennium Park, with headliner Mavis Staples and more. Read below for festival details...