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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...

One of the snack food industry’s biggest events calls the Windy City it’s home this May. If you’re a seller, vendor or distributor the NCA’s Sweets and Snacks Expo is a can’t miss event! Sweets and Snacks Expo Sweets and Snacks Expo, organized by the National...

The sound of birds chirping and feel of warmer weather can only mean one thing, baseball season is here! This spring, cheer on the Chicago Cubs as they play at one of the oldest remaining baseball parks, Wrigley Field. With plenty of games, free giveaways...

On November 26th through December 1st join the Radiological Society of North America for the 103rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center. This year’s theme encourages innovation and investigational skills to create a positive impact on patient care and the...

The world’s largest metal forming, fabricating and welding event, FABTECH, returns to Chicago this year on November 6-9th at the McCormick Place convention center. Meet with world-class suppliers, see industry developments and new products, as well as learn techniques to improve productivity, increase revenues, and...