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Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 2:55 PM
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By Jazmin Marcos

Things to Do This Holiday Season In and Around Chicago

Chicago and its suburbs are spreading holiday cheer across the area. Beginning in November, gather your friends and family and check out these festive events to get you into the holiday spirit.View gallery »

  • Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light Nov.15-Jan. 6
  • Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum
  • Christkindlmarket Chicago, Naperville and Milwaukee
Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 1:01 PM
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By Jazmin Marcos

2018 Chicago Fall Festival Guide

Fall is officially here and there's plenty of fun to have this season with festivals taking place across the Chicago area. Use this guide to help you plan your next fall outing that your family and...View gallery »

  • Lincoln Park Zoo Fall Fest
  • Lincoln Square Ravenswood Apple Fest
  • Harvest Fest
Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 2:18 PM
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By Eliana Perez

Your Chicago Area Guide for Events in Mid July

There are plenty of things to do this weekend in Chicago and the suburbs. Ongoing firework displays, live music, festivals, and lots of tasty foods are just a few events to enjoy in July!View gallery »

  • Taste of Chicago 2018
  • Chicago Pizza Tours
  • Blackberry Farm
Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 4:01 PM

Fireworks and Events: Your Guide to 4th of July in Chicago

Looking to wish America happy birthday in style? There are plenty of ways to celebrate in Chicago and the suburbs. From fireworks displays to live music to festivals and more, there's something for everyone...View gallery »

  • July 4th Fest at Six Flags Great America
  • Grant Park Music Festival
  • 4th of July Festival in North Riverside
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
Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 12:58 PM

15 Things to Do In and Around Chicago Memorial Day Weekend

There's no shortage of things to do for Memorial Day weekend in and around Chicago! But if you're in need of ideas, we've got you covered.View gallery »

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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 3:33 PM
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By Marissa Musso

5 Scary Films Playing at Northerly Island This Month

The Chicago Park District is celebrating Halloween with free screenings of popular scary movies every Friday in October. Try not to spill your free coffee, tea or hot chocolate during these five freaky...View gallery »

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Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 12:17 PM
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By Elyssa Kaufman

10 Things to Do This Weekend in the Chicago Area: Aug. 11-13

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  • <b>Chicago Hot Dog Festival</b>
  • <b>Bud Billiken Parade</b>
  • <b>Reggae Fest</b>
Monday, Jul 3, 2017 at 8:01 AM
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By Elyssa Kaufman

10 Things to Do in Chicago Area This July 4 Weekend

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  • 2017 Firework Displays
  • Freedom Fest 2017 at Navy Pier
  • Grant Park Music Festival

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