Category: What's Happening In Chicago

Free Art! Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago

Free Contemporary Art! Well, at least a free visit to the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art! Every Tuesday they offer free admission to Illinois residents. Located in downtown Chicago, the MCA is one of this nation’s largest museums dedicated to the art of our time. Big City Bride also loves it as one of our... Read more »

A Chicago Holiday Party to LOVE

We’re so excited to share this with everyone! Chicago doesn’t see a party like this very often. The most luxurious, sexy, and festive Christmas party Chicago has ever seen in a private garage. As an event planner in Chicago we specialize in solving problems, and this Chicago venue had its challenges. Without water, heat, bathrooms,... Read more »

Include Your Pet In Your Wedding day!

Many of us love our pets dearly; we take them outside for a daily walk, feed them, pet the Many of us love our pets dearly; we take them outside for a daily walk, feed them, pet them and bathe them! They are a huge part of our lives, and when you are ready to... Read more »

July is Sizzling in Chicago

Tired of staring out the window at your 9-5 job seeing a sunny, cloudless sky, wishing you were able to enjoy it?  As arguably the best month of the year in Chicago, July has many events that all Chicagoans should experience.  So, beat your head against your desk no more, because Chicago has a plethora... Read more »

Top Places to go in Chicago During Summer!

Willis Tower SkydeckTake in the city from 103 floors up!  The Willis, formerly known as the Sears, tower boasts arguably the best view in the city.  On a clear day, sightseers can look out to a distance of 40-50 miles.  The newly renovated building comes equipped with 50 inch flat screen monitors in the elevators. ... Read more »

June is Almost Over...What's Happening in Chicago This Weekend!

Chicago Pride FestJune 25th:3pm-10pmJune 26th: 11am-10pm Music highlights of the eighth annual fest include 80’s pop icon Tiffany, soul singer Taylor Dayne, “American Idol” contender Frenchie Davis and club diva Inaya Day.  A warmup to Sunday’s iconic Pride Parade, the LGBT community celebration includes live music on two stages, food vendors, and arts and crafts. ... Read more »

What's Happening In Chicago This Weekend!

If you are in the Windy City this weekend you are in for a treat.  The city street festivals are finally in full swing.  Chicago Peace Festival June 18-2012:00pm-9:00pm Celebrate the beginning of summer, picnic-style, with live music and entertainment from Wanton Looks, Dubasaurus, Philip Morris, Flow Theory, Strange Arrangement, Electric Medicine, THC, Half Mad... Read more »

What's Happening In Chicago This Weekend

Chicago Blues FestivalJune 11th-13th11:00am-9:30pm The Chicago Blues Festival is the largest free blues festival in the world and remains the largest of Chicago’s Music Festivals.  During three days on five stages, more than 640,000 blues fans show that Chicago is the “Blues Capital of the World.”  Past performers include Bonnie Raitt, Ray Charles, B.B. Kin,... Read more »

Summer is Here! What's Happening in Chicago this Weekend

Gospel Music FestivalJune 4th-6th11:00am-9:00pm The Gospel Music Festival features over 50 performances on three stages and activities including a gospel air fair.  Located in Millennium Park and free of charge.  East Side Millennium Art FestivalJune 4th: 12:00pm-5:00pmJune 5th & 6th 10:00am-5:00pm At the Eastside Millennium Art Festival browse works by 150 artists including ceramics, fiber,... Read more »

Easter Brunch Ideas

Easter is coming a little early this year and will be here before you know it.  Whether you participated in the 40 days of Lent and restrained yourself from indulging, or you want to celebrate the holiday; there are a number of restaurants offering a special menu.  If you want to enjoy some of the... Read more »