Posts in category "Chicago events"

Free Chicago: Explore Chicago's Arts, Culture and Entertainment on the Cheap

Free Chicago: Explore Chicago's Arts, Culture and Entertainment on the Cheap
Living in Chicago has its perks. There is fabulous theatre, arts, entertainment and more.   A real budget-buster, you might think. But it doesn’t have to be. Some of the best of Chicago is free. Where’s the world’s largest Tiffiany Dome? If you answered Chicago, you are right. What’s the price of admission, to see it... Read more »

Ideal Home Show McCormick Place: Latest Trends in Home Design

Ideal Home Show McCormick Place: Latest Trends in Home Design
A new show is coming to town. The Ideal Home Show Chicago comes to McCormick Place this weekend with a bevy of ideas, trends and inspiration to help you make your home sweet home a sweeter place. The three-day show from January 23 through January 25 offers a one-stop venue to see and learn about... Read more »

Chicago Winter Festival Calendar of Events for 2015

Chicago Winter Festival Calendar of Events for 2015
You’ll notice a certain theme with Chicago’s Winter Festivals–that would be C-O-M-F-O-R-T.  From the comfort cheese-laden poutines at Poutine Fest to the mind-blowing bacon creations at Baconfest and the encased meats at SausageFest–Chicago’s Winter Festivals go down easy–creating the perfect anecdote to help ward off the cold. WINTER BREW Saturday, January 31 (2 p.m. or... Read more »
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Chicago Travel And Adventure Show 2015: Win Free Tickets

Chicago Travel And Adventure Show 2015: Win Free Tickets
CONTEST CLOSED at 2:45 p.m. 1/12/15. Thanks to all who entered and congratulations to the winners, we hope you enjoy the show. Winners will be notified within the hour. Even bigger than last year’s show, the 11th Annual Chicago Travel and Adventure Show offers an opportunity to uncover a world of travel ideas from more... Read more »

5 Quick-Pick Events for January 2015 in Chicago

5 Quick-Pick Events for January 2015 in Chicago
Chicago winter is in full swing with a flurry of outdoor activities.  But for those wanting to stay warm and dry, here are Show Me Chicago’s quick-pick events for January into February 2015. Dive into Literature Lifeline Theatre’s 18th Annual Fillet of Solo Festival, celebrates literature with three weekends of live lit performance showcasing 16... Read more »

10 Don’t Miss Chicago Events: Going, going almost gone…

10 Don’t Miss Chicago Events: Going, going almost gone…
Sure the holidays were busy…and you may have thought you had all the time in the world to check out some of the hot ticket happenings in Chicago…but many are leaving at the end of this weekend.  Here are ten happenings you can still see if you hurry. All events run through Sunday, January 4,... Read more »
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Chicago Restaurant Week 2015: Time to Make Reservations

Chicago Restaurant Week 2015: Time to Make Reservations
Chicago Restaurant Week (CRW) 2015 really needs to add an “s” to week as this year’s week is actually two weeks. Restaurant week/weeks starts Friday, January 30 and continues through Thursday, February 12—just in time to celebrate an early Valentine’s Day lunch or dinner. This year’s popular Chicago Restaurant Week event will be featuring over... Read more »

Why You Should Put Winter WonderFest on Your Christmas To-Do List

Why You Should Put Winter WonderFest on Your Christmas To-Do List
It’s a beautiful sight, walking through Navy Pier’s Winter WonderFest. You may even hear sleigh bells ring, if you’re listening, and see the snow glistening–all while keeping warm and cozy at this one-of-a-kind indoor winter playground. The Fest, nestled in a 170,000-square-foot arena, is a heady mix of Disneyland dazzle and North Pole spirit with... Read more »

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2014: Schedule of Events

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2014: Schedule of Events
The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival on Saturday, November 22, will feature a day full of events and activities culminating in a magical lighting parade down the Mag Mile that will illuminate one million plus twinkling lights on 200 trees along North Michigan Avenue. Over one million people are expected for Chicago’s big holiday bash, now in... Read more »
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Chicago Holiday Events: 26 Holiday Events From A to Z

Chicago Holiday Events: 26 Holiday Events From A to Z
The 2014 Holiday Season is alive and well in Chicago with a sleigh full of events from A to Z. Show Me Chicago has put together a potpourri of happenings from ballet and hip hop to teas and bar crawls for holiday fun for all. ANNIE brings some sunshine to Chicago when it comes to... Read more »
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