Posts in category "Chicago Festivals"

Inferno Fest: hot times coming to Highwood

Inferno Fest: hot times coming to Highwood
If you like it hot then head to Highwood this Wednesday, July 12 from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Everts Park (130 Highwood Avenue) for Inferno Fest. Inferno Fest, one of a string of summer fests that take place in Highwood, will be turning up the fire with the hottest of hot spicy foods and... Read more »

Taste of Chicago 2017: Get an early taste on Daley Plaza

Taste of Chicago 2017: Get an early taste on Daley Plaza
Can’t wait to get a taste of this year’s Taste of Chicago? Head to Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington) on Wednesday, June 21, from 11 am to 2 pm, for a mini-taste complete with food and entertainment. Avoid the crowds, or put together your game plan for the big event at this year’s Taste of... Read more »

Chicago Summer Festival & Events Calendar 2017

Chicago Summer Festival & Events Calendar 2017
Show Me Chicago’s annual calendar of Chicago’s biggest and best festivals and events is up and running for its sixth year, 2017.  Make sure to put your favorites on your calendar and check back for more as the calendar will be updated throughout the season as more events are added and dates announced. MAY 2017... Read more »
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Chicago Summer Festival dates for 2017 city lakefront fests & events

Chicago Summer Festival dates for 2017 city lakefront fests & events
For a comprehensive list of all Chicago neighborhood and area summer festivals for 2017, click here. Here is the line-up of Chicago’s City Festivals and events for 2017. Kids and Kites Festival May 6, 2017 The unofficial kick-off for city sponsored fests is the family friendly 19th Annual Kids and Kites Festival coming to Cricket... Read more »

Show Me Chicago's top 9 things to do October 21, 22 and 23

1. The Halloween Gathering & Parade It’s year two for the the Chicago Cultural Mile’s Halloween Gathering Festival and Parade. The gathering takes place this Saturday, October 22 starting at 2 pm. (until 5 pm.) with a Festival in Millennium Park and Sir George Solti Garden. The Spectacle Parade steps off along Columbus Dr. from... Read more »

Show Me Chicago's look at the week ahead

Fall in Chicago signals a return to our cultural roots. Sure we still have our deep dish but along with it we are serving up some deep thoughts with a side of culture. Here’s Show Me Chicago’s survey of the cultural landscape for the week ahead. Culture Chicago Ideas Week Our first “look ahead” entry,... Read more »
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Show Me Chicago's top 9 things to do this weekend

1. Open House Chicago The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s 6th annual Open House Chicago (OHC) takes place this Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16. Experience Chicago’s second to none architecture in 20 neighborhoods and more than 200 sites. New this year is LondonHouse Chicago (Wacker and Michigan); CTA Skokie Shops (7519 North Paulina Street); CTA... Read more »

Show Me Chicago's Top 8 things to do this weekend

The Chicago Marathon Marathon fever is everywhere whether you’re a runner, a watcher or just trying to avoid the traffic. Roads are already closed but the official race featuring over 40,000 runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries doesn’t step off until very early Sunday morning (October 9) with staggered times. The... Read more »

Chicago International Film Festival 2016: Why go?

Chicago International Film Festival 2016: Why go?
The 52nd Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF), coming to town October 13th through October 27h, is Chicago’s version of Sundance, Tribeca and Telluride. Some may be surprised to learn that the Chicago International Film Festival is North America’s longest-running competitive film festival. Founded, 14 years before Sundance, in 1964, by Artistic Director Michael Kutza (who... Read more »
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Show Me Chicago's top 6 things to do this weekend

Wondering what to do this weekend with the days turning a little cooler? Art, music and food add color to this fall weekend’s line-up of events. Or, if you dare, you can scare up some fun at a Halloween haunted house. Here are our top picks for things to do this weekend. 1. West Town... Read more »