Posts in category "Chicago Festivals"

Food Network in Concert at Ravinia: Eat, Drink and Rock

Food Network in Concert at Ravinia: Eat, Drink and Rock
The first-ever Food Network in Concert comes to Ravinia Festival for a full day of eating, drinking and rocking with more than 50 of the country’s top chefs plus headline performers including seven-time Grammy winner John Mayer on Saturday, September 20th. The pairing of food, wine and music make this early fall festival the perfect... Read more »

Chicago Humanities Festival 2014: Follow The “Journeys”

Chicago Humanities Festival 2014: Follow The “Journeys”
Tickets for the Chicago Humanities Festival 2014 go on sale today. The highly-regarded Chicago festival offers audiences a variety of top-drawer programing in arts and culture at very affordable prices. Eat your way through Soviet History with Anya von Bremzen, food writer and editor at Travel + Leisure, as she waxes poetic on the “mayonnaise... Read more »

Oktoberfest 2014 Calendar of Events: See What's On Tap In Chicago

Oktoberfest 2014 Calendar of Events: See What's On Tap In Chicago
The Oktoberfest season in Chicago seems to get a little longer each year. In Munich, where Oktoberfest was born over 200 years ago in 1810, the traditional Oktoberfest celebration lasts 16 days (September 20 through October 5). In Chicago, where we do things our way–sometimes called “The Chicago Way”–Oktoberfest starts the beginning of September and continues... Read more »
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Clark After Dark and Other Chicago Summer Festivals for August 21-August 24

Clark After Dark and Other Chicago Summer Festivals for August 21-August 24
Jump-start your weekend tonight at the sixth annual Clark After Dark. The fun fest, called summer’s last “Hoo-ah,” benefits Illinois service members and their families while showing all a good time. Tonight’s party kicks off at 4 p.m. (through 10 p.m.) with live music by 16 Candles (Voted Chicago’s Best Cover Band), Liquidated Damages and... Read more »

Chicago Dancing Festival: Nation’s Largest Free Dance Festival Kicks Off Today

Chicago Dancing Festival:  Nation’s Largest Free Dance Festival Kicks Off Today
The 8th annual Chicago Dancing Festival kicks off today with a free opening night dance extravaganza, “Classics and Creations,” at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. The “sold out” 7:30 p.m. show will be simulcasted for those without tickets to view on the massive outdoor screen at Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. The... Read more »

Newberry Library Book Fair 2014 and Bughouse Square Debates

Newberry Library Book Fair 2014 and Bughouse Square Debates
The 30th annual Newberry Library Book Fair kicks off tomorrow, Thursday July 24th at noon through Sunday, July 27th.  Chicago’s favorite book sale features more than 120,000 used books in over 70 categories from cookbooks to collectibles–most priced under $2.00. Some special finds this year include: Autographed titles by three Nobel Peace Prize winners (Barack... Read more »
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Lollapalooza Pop Up Shop: No Tickets Required

Lollapalooza Pop Up Shop: No Tickets Required
Whether you are going to Lollapalooza or just a ticketless wannago…Lolla fans can beat the crowds and get the “Lolla look” before the festival kicks off in Grant Park August 1-3 (9 a.m. – 11 p.m.) at the LollaShop—the official store for the festival located in block Thirty-Seven (108 N. State St.). The LollaShop which... Read more »

Festival del Taco: Chicago’s New Summer Fest Celebrates the Stuffed Tortilla

Festival del Taco: Chicago’s New Summer Fest Celebrates the Stuffed Tortilla
Savor the flavor of Mexico at Chicago’s newest neighborhood festival, Festival del Taco, kicking off in Little Village at 26th Street and Kostner this Friday, May 30 through Sunday, June 1. Festival del Taco joins some of Chicago’s favorite returning fests this weekend including Maifest Chicago in Lincoln Square, Do Division, on where else but... Read more »

Taste of Chicago 2014: Get a Leg Up on Food Lineup

Taste of Chicago 2014: Get a Leg Up on Food Lineup
This year’s Taste of Chicago food lineup is look n’ good.  The tasty mix of diverse offerings reflect Chicago’s vibrant restaurant scene and should go down easy with Taste-goers. Exciting new restaurants–including some that weren’t even around last year–like Spritz Burger are on this year’s menu. Of course, the traditional favorites that make Taste, Taste—like... Read more »
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Mayfest 2014: What's On Tap At Chicago Fest

Mayfest 2014: What's On Tap At Chicago Fest
It’s party time as the 18th annual Mayfest Chicago hits the streets of Lakeview this weekend to kick off what many consider to be the city’s first official bash of the summer of 2014. Mayfest has something for all ages.  Fest-goers can munch on traditional festival food, sip cool (and warm beverages) and chill with... Read more »
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