Category: Summer events

Chicago Festival Watch 2022: Mayfest Ravenswood returns

Chicago Festival Watch 2022: Mayfest Ravenswood returns
Things are shaping up for an exciting summer in 2022. Almost all of our favorite festivals are returning. The latest to announce in person festivities is Mayfest Ravenswood–one of Show Me Chicago’s favs–kicking off Memorial Day weekend (not to be confused with the other Mayfest – – Lakeview Mayfest which kicks off one week earlier... Read more »

Summer Festival Calendar 2022: many Chicago favorites returning

Summer Festival Calendar 2022: many Chicago favorites returning
In-person programming will include Chicago Blues and Jazz Festivals at Millennium Park and citywide, the Chicago Air and Water Show, and Taste of Chicago Today, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) announced the 2022 dates for some of the City of Chicago’s summer festivals. The good news is... Read more »

Chicago Fireworks 2021: Chicago’s lakefront fireworks are on

Chicago Fireworks 2021: Chicago’s lakefront fireworks are on
MAYOR LIGHTFOOT ANNOUNCES JULY 3RD FIREWORKS TO CELEBRATE CHICAGO’S REOPENING AND INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND  Fireworks will be visible from multiple locations along the lakefront In a last minute announcement yesterday, Mayor Lightfoot said the city will have have an Independence Weekend Fireworks Celebration on July 3rd. “Putting on a grandiose fireworks display to celebrate both... Read more »
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Summer Calendar of Festivals and events: Chicago 2021

Summer Calendar of  Festivals and events: Chicago 2021
They’re back! It’s looking like the summer of 2021 is going to be the real deal with an exciting line up of summer festivals, concerts and neighborhood blowouts. Although not everything is back–it looks like we’ll have to wait until 2021 for Jazz fest, Blues Fest, the 57th Street Art Fair, Andersonville Midsommarfest and others... Read more »
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