Posts in category "Chicago Summer Festivals"

Chicago Blues Festival 2015 Lineup: Buddy Guy Headlines

Chicago Blues Festival 2015 Lineup: Buddy Guy Headlines
Robert Johnson is The Father Muddy Waters is The Son Jimi Hendrix is The Holy Spirit …This is the Holy Trinity of The Blues. Sweet home Chicago, home to the classic Chicago blues style will be navigating Muddy Waters with this year’s soul felt line-up of blues legends from the past to the present at... Read more »

Ravinia Festival Hot List for 2015

Ravinia Festival Hot List for 2015
There’s something for everyone at Ravinia Festival, Chicago’s popular summer concert extravaganza under the stars.  North America’s oldest and seemingly its most diverse music festival, that has been compared to an outdoor Carnegie Hall, kicks off its 2015 season on June 13th (through September 12th). Whether sitting on the expansive lawn, under a canopy of... Read more »

Chicago Summer 2015: Calendar of Festivals and Events

Chicago Summer 2015: Calendar of Festivals and Events
Show Me Chicago has put together our annual calendar of Chicago’s biggest and best, oldest and newest festivals and events for the summer of 2015.  It’s time to party Chicago. Put these events on your calendar and check back for more to be added as dates are announced/confirmed. MAY 2015 Chicago Kids and Kites Festival ... Read more »
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Summer Festival Calendar for August 1-3: Spotlight on Highwood Craft Beer Festival 2014

Summer Festival Calendar for August 1-3: Spotlight on Highwood Craft Beer Festival 2014
The Highwood Craft Beer Festival is back for its second year. If you didn’t get a ticket to Lolla–or are just looking for an escape from city gridlock, try Highwood. Highwood, on Chicago’s North Shore, (but unlike other sleepy North Shore communities) rocks.  What it lacks in size (only one square mile) it makes up... Read more »

Chicago Summer Festivals 2014: Wicker Park Green Music Fest

Chicago Summer Festivals 2014: Wicker Park Green Music Fest
Green living takes center-stage at this weekend’s 6th annual Wicker Park Green Music Fest.  This environmentally-conscious Chicago Summer Festival sets itself apart from others by mixing great bands with eco-minded vendors. Two stages programmed by Wicker Park’s own Subterranean will feature non-stop live music all weekend with the sounds from cutting-edge local groups to national... Read more »

Taste of Randolph Street Festival 2014: A Mecca for Foodies and Music Fans

Taste of Randolph Street Festival 2014: A Mecca for Foodies and Music Fans
The 16th Annual Taste of Randolph Street Festival kicks off this weekend in what is arguably the hottest food corridor on the planet. That would be Randolph Street in the Windy City’s rock’n West Loop neighborhood. Over 100,000 festival-goers will be holding court along a six-block stretch of Randolph Street from Peoria to Racine that... Read more »
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Top Chicago Outdoor Events: Theatre, Movies, Arts Summer 2014

Top Chicago Outdoor Events: Theatre, Movies, Arts Summer 2014
Chicago packs a boatload of outdoor events into its summer calendar from the Millennium Park film series, to Chicago Shakespeare Festival in the parks and more. Here are some events that you may want to add to your summer calendar from downtown Chicago to Aurora. Millennium Park Film Series The 2nd annual Millennium Park summer... Read more »

Chicago's Best Summer Food Festivals

Chicago's Best Summer Food Festivals
It’s summertime in Chicago and the eating is easy with the city’s jam-packed calendar of food festivals from now until the snow flies–or you know what freezes over (that would be Chicago). Explore the real Chicago through its stomach at the free admission Taste of Chicago, the many ethnic neighborhood festivals or the brand new... 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 »
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Randolph Street Market: Win Free Tickets on Show Me Chicago

Randolph Street Market: Win Free Tickets on Show Me Chicago
Randolph Street Market, the country’s largest urban antiques market, kicks off summer this weekend (May 24 and 25) at their outdoor market/festival at 1340 W. Washington Street. Unlike some other season openers this one promises to be a winner. The market, that has been going strong for 11 years, offers great shopping in a festival-like... Read more »
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