August Music, Sports, Movies, Trivia, and More: What to do in Chicago every day in August

It appears the July list of things to do was a hit so here I am again with my top suggestions for August 2016. Let me know what you go to, how you liked it and what your excited for this summer in the greatest city in the world!

Looking for things to do that are a little easier on the wallet this month? Check this out.

Monday, August 01, 2016
Music in the Park, Jose Gonzalez + Tall Heights, Millennium Park, 6:30 PM, Free
Chicago Jazz Orchestra, City Winery, 7:30 PM, $9
Chicago Bears Training Camp, Olivet Nazarene University, Free

Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Movie in the Park, West Side Story, Millennium Park, 6:30 PM, Free
Chicago Bears Training Camp, Olivet Nazarene University, Free

Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Navy Pier Fireworks- 9:30 PM, Free
Adult Yoga at the Zoo, the Nature Boardwalk at LPZ, 6:30 PM, $20
Harry Potter Trivia, Joes on Weed, 8PM

Thursday, August 04, 2016
Music in the Park, Sinkane + Mark de Clive-Lowe, Millennium Park, 6:30 PM, Free
Chicago Bears Training Camp, Olivet Nazarene University, Free
Festival of Inner Peace, Meditation Festival, Millennium Park, 7:00 PM, Free

Friday, August 05, 2016
The Boy Bank Night, Joe’s Live, 10:00 PM, $12
Hot Dog Festival, Lincoln Park, Free Entry
Sox Game, Ladies Night, vs. Baltimore Orioles, 7:10 PM

Saturday, August 06, 2016
Adult Yoga at the Zoo, the Nature Boardwalk at LPZ, 9:00 AM, $20
The Boy Band Night, Joes on Weed, 10:30PM, $12
Hot Dog Festival, Lincoln Park, Free Entry
Taste of Lincoln Ave, 12:00 PM
Wheaton Brew Fest, Memorial Park, Wheaton
Sox Game, vs. Baltimore Orioles, 6:10 PM

Sunday, August 07, 2016
Adult Yoga at the Zoo, the Nature Boardwalk at LPZ, 9:00 AM, $20
Chicago Bears Training Camp, Olivet Nazarene University, Free
Hot Dog Festival, Lincoln Park, Free Entry
Rascal Flatts, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Dolly Parton, Ravinia, 7:30 PM
Sox Game, vs. Baltimore Orioles, 1:10 PM

Monday, August 08, 2016
Chicago Bears Training Camp, Olivet Nazarene University, Free

Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Movie in the Park, Grease, Millennium Park, 6:30 PM, Free
Chicago Bears Training Camp, Olivet Nazarene University, Free

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Navy Pier Fireworks- 9:30 PM, Free
Harry Potter Trivia, Bub City Rosemont, 8PM
Taste of Andersonville, 6:00 PM

Thursday, August 11, 2016
Music in the Park, Mbongwana Star + Dos Santos Antibeat Orchestra, Millennium Park, 6:30 PM, Free
The Field Museum Free Day
Chicago Bears Preseason Game vs. Denver Broncos

Friday, August 12, 2016
Toby Keith, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Retro on Roscoe, Roscoe Village

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Retro on Roscoe, Roscoe Village
Steven Tyler Performance and Storytelling, Chicago Theatre, $56+
L.A.T.E Ride, Buckingham Fountain, Overnight
Pokémon Go Pub Crawl, Wicker Park, 2:00 PM
Journey, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Northhalsted Market Days, Boystown

Sunday, August 14, 2016
Adult Yoga at the Zoo, the Nature Boardwalk at LPZ, 9:00 AM, $20
Retro on Roscoe, Roscoe Village
Northhalsted Market Days, Boystown

Monday, August 15, 2016
Broadway in Chicago Summer Concert, Millennium Park, 6:15 PM, Free

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Movie in the Park, Finding Nemo, Millennium Park, 6:30 PM, Free

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Navy Pier Fireworks- 9:30 PM, Free
Adult Yoga at the Zoo, the Nature Boardwalk at LPZ, 6:30 PM, $20
Game of Thrones Trivia, Bub City, Rosemont, 8PM

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Music in the Park, Elephant Revival + Mandolin Orange, Millennium Park, 6:30 PM, Free
Jon Langston, Joe’s on Weed, 9:30 PM
Judy Collins, Ravinia, 8:30 PM (For you Dad!!)

Friday, August 19, 2016
Parmalee, Joe’s Live, 8:30 PM, $20
Sox Game vs Oakland Athletics, 7:10 PM

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Darius Rucker, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Navy Pier Fireworks- 10:15 PM, Free
Tai Chi, Yoga, Pilates, and Zumba, Millennium Park, 7:00 AM-11:00 AM, Free
Oak Park Micro Brew Review, Oak Park
Air and Water Show, Chicago lakefront, 10:00 AM
Sox Game vs Oakland Athletics, 6:10 PM

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Adult Yoga at the Zoo, the Nature Boardwalk at LPZ, 9:00 AM, $20
Air and Water Show, Chicago lakefront, 10:00 AM
Sox Game vs Oakland Athletics, 1:10 PM

Monday, August 22, 2016
Chicago History Museum Free Day

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Movie in the Park, Purple Rain, Millennium Park, 6:30 PM, Free
Chicago History Museum Free Day
Sox Game vs Philadelphia Phillies, 7:10 PM

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Navy Pier Fireworks- 9:30 PM, Free
Twilight Safari, Lincoln Park Zoo, 6:00 PM, $13
Friends Trivia, Joe’s on Weed, 8:00 PM
Counting Crows and Rob Thomas, First Merit Bank Pavilion, 6:45 PM
Sox Game vs Philadelphia Phillies, 7:10 PM

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Chicago History Museum Free Day
Music in the Park, Tortoise + Homme, Millennium Park, 6:30 PM, Free
Sox Game vs Seattle Mariners, 7:10 PM

Friday, August 26, 2016
Rumours: A Fleetwood Mac Tribune, Joes on Weed, 9:30 PM, $12
Zoo Brew, Lincoln Park Zoo
Sox Game vs Seattle Mariners, 7:10 PM
Train and Andy Grammer, Ravinia, 7:00 PM

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Chicago Bears Preseason Game vs. Kansas City Chiefs
Navy Pier Fireworks- 10:15 PM, Free
Luke Bryan, Wrigley Field, 5:00 PM
Zoo Brew, Lincoln park Zoo
Motor Row Craft Beer and Wine Festival, Michigan Ave at Cermak, 2:00 PM
Midnight Circus, Ogden Park. 3:00 PM
Sox Game vs Seattle Mariners, 6:10 PM
Train and Andy Grammer, Ravinia, 7:00 PM

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Adult Yoga at the Zoo, the Nature Boardwalk at LPZ, 9:00 AM, $20
Midnight Circus, Ogden Park. 3:00 PM
Sox Game vs Seattle Mariners, 1:10 PM

Monday, August 29, 2016
Shedd Aquarium Free Day
The Field Museum Free Day
Chicago History Museum Free Day

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Movie in the Park, Film TBD by vote, Millennium Park, 6:30 PM, Free
Shedd Aquarium Free Day
Chicago History Museum Free Day

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Navy Pier Fireworks- 9:30 PM, Free
Adult Yoga at the Zoo, the Nature Boardwalk at LPZ, 6:30 PM, $20
Friends Trivia, Bub City, 8:00 PM

 

 

 

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