Posts in category "Chicago Summer Festivals"

Randolph Street Market kicks off 2018 outdoor season

Randolph Street Market kicks off 2018 outdoor season
Randolph Street Market, the country’s largest urban antiques market, kicks off its summer season this weekend (May 26 and 27) with a “garden party”  at their outdoor market/festival at 1340 W. Washington Street. Named USA Today’s “Top 10 American Flea Markets” and an “An authority on Stylish Living” by Sophisticated Living Magazine, the Randolph Street Market has been featured in... Read more »

Art Festival summer calendar of events for 2018

Art Festival summer calendar of events for 2018
With 22 major art festivals throughout Chicagoland (and one in Milwaukee, Wisconsin), 2018 promises a reason to get out and enjoy the summer season while viewing the exciting scope of original works from world-class artists along with the festival atmosphere. Daley Plaza Art Markets, Fridays, May 11, June 22, July 13, and August 10, 8 am. to... Read more »

Millennium Park summer events calendar 2018

Millennium Park summer events calendar 2018
Get your calendars ready for a summer full of fun and special events including city festivals, SummerDance, the Grant Park Music Festival, the summer film series and more taking place in Millennium Park. The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and its partners are pleased to present a diverse lineup of Chicago artists... Read more »
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Insider's guide to Chicago Tall Ships Festival

Insider's guide to Chicago Tall Ships Festival
I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky, And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by …English Poet Laureate John Masefield. Tall Ships have a mystery, a glamour—they appear in literature in Joseph Conrad’s The Mirror of the Sea and Henry... Read more »

Navy Pier turns 100: a look back and ahead

Navy Pier turns 100: a look back and ahead
Chicago’s Navy Pier officially hits the century mark on Friday, July 15, 2016. The 100-year celebration will kick off at 10 am. featuring a day filled with fun events, special activities and free giant slices of Eli’s cheesecake. At 6:30 pm. Chicago Shakespeare Theater will perform the Bard’s romantic comedy, “Twelfth Night,” for free, on... Read more »

Chicago Summer 2016 Film Series at Millennium Park

Chicago Summer 2016 Film Series at Millennium Park
Year four of Chicago’s highly popular Summer Film Series at Millennium Park kicks off the season at 6:30 pm. Tuesday, June 21 with Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. The 1986 John Hughes classic staring Matthew Broderick follows the misadventures of a high school student who skips school to take his girlfriend and reluctant best friend on... Read more »
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Chicago Summer Festivals 2016: Calendar of summer festivals and events

Chicago Summer Festivals 2016: Calendar of summer festivals and events
Click here for Show Me Chicago’s Summer Festivals and events for 2017. It’s time to think summer, Chicago. Show Me Chicago’s annual calendar of Chicago’s biggest and best festivals and events for the summer of 2016 is up and running.  Make sure to put your favorites on your calendar and check back for more as... Read more »

Early Warning: 2016 dates announced for Chicago summer festivals

Early Warning: 2016 dates announced for Chicago summer festivals
If these warm November days have you thinking summer, you are not alone. Chicago’s  Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announced today the dates for the 2016 city sponsored festivals and events along with highlights for each—subject to change. The 2016 city calendar kicks off May 7 with the Kids and Kites Festival and... Read more »

Taste of Chicago 2015: A Guide to Getting Around

Taste of Chicago 2015: A Guide to Getting Around
Chicago’s five-day food and entertainment festival Taste of Chicago – the world’s largest food festival – comes to Grant Park,  on the heels of 4th of July weekend, kicking off Wednesday, July 8 through Sunday, July 12th. The fest, which turns 35 this year, has made some positive changes the last few years. Although the... Read more »
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Chicago Summer Festivals: Elston Avenue Sausage & Music Fest

Chicago Summer Festivals: Elston Avenue Sausage & Music Fest
Chicago has added a new summer festival to its already overflowing festival calendar. The inaugural Elston Avenue Sausage & Music Fest will be bringing hot links and hot music to the 3800 block of N. Elston Avenue on Saturday, June 27th and Sunday, June 28th. Chicago’s sausage landscape is legendary—from the iconic Chicago dog to... Read more »
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