| NBC Chicago
Worth the Trip
Travel Destinations in the Midwest
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 4:32 PM
By Ana Ramos

Chicago Festivals to Attend This Summer

From music to food, Chicago has some of the most diverse offerings of summer festivals. Take a look through to see when your favorites are coming and make plans to try new festivals, too.View gallery »

  • Puerto Rican Fest, Parade
  • Grant Park Music Festival
  • Millennium Park Summer Music Series
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 at 10:20 AM

Festivals Happening In and Around Chicago This Weekend

Still setting your weekend plans? This should help.View gallery »

  • Midsommarfest
  • Wells Street Art Festival
  • Chicago Blues Festival
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 at 4:28 PM

Calendars Marked! Chicago Summer Festivals Set 2019 Dates

It's never too early to start thinking about summer in Chicago. And when frigid temperatures barely reach the teens, the enchanting pull of eating and drinking in the sunshine feels more necessary thanView gallery »

  • kites chicago
  • Do_Division_2011_IMG_5384 rich
  • Festival__Ribfest__busca_nuevo_hogar
Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 11:20 AM

June 22-24: Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend

This weekend marks a major weekend for festivals in Chicago -- and there's no shortage of things to check out.View gallery »

  • Cinepocalypse
  • Ruido Fest
  • Country Lake Shake
Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 3:39 PM

June 1-3: Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend

From music to booze to food to art, there's no shortage of things to do in Chicago this weekend.View gallery »

  • Chicago Gospel Music Festival
  • Chicago Ale Fest
  • Taste of Mexico
Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 at 1:27 PM
By Courtney O'Callaghan

15 Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend

As the weather gets warmer, there are a list of activities and events to enjoy in the Chicago area this weekend.View gallery »

  • [chicagogram] Chicago Rib Fest in Lincolnwood!#ribfest #ribs #pork #chicagofood #chicagofoodie #chicagogood #chicagogram #chicago #foodie #food #foodporn #yum #nomnomnom #foodgasm #hungry #finedining #fastfood #cleaneating #instafood #foodblog #food
  • Wells street art festival 1
  • pilsen food truck social

Road Trip Tunes

About Us

A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Trip points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.

Photos & Videos

Upload your photos & videos »