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Things to Do Around Chicago This Weekend: July 12-14



    Food, festivals and games! Chose your favorite activity in this weekend's guide. 

    Taste of Chicago

    Taste the variety of food Chicago has to offer, all without having to leave Grant Park. Taste of Chicago has taken place annually since 1980 and is now the world's largest food festival, according to the City of Chicago website.

    When: July 10-14

    Where: Grant Park

    Time: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

    Admission: Free, purchase tickets for food

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    Windy City Smokeout

    Ribs, music and beer. What more could you ask for? Twenty pitmasters, brewers from across the country and a host of musicians including Jordan Davis, Cole Swindell and many more.

    When: July 12-14

    Where: United Center, 10901 W. Madison St, Chicago, IL

    Time: 2 p.m.-11 p.m.

    Admission: $40-$125


    Square Roots Festival

    Anyone from local indie rockers to Old Town School of Folk Music students will take the stage at this music and craft beer festival. Donations help fund the Old Town School of Folk Music scholarship programs and Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce farmers market and concerts.

    When: July 12-14

    Where: Lincoln Ave. between Montrose and Wilson Avenues.

    Time: Friday 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Saturday 12 p.m.-10 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m.-9 p.m.

    Admission: Suggested donation $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and kids and $20 for families


    Roscoe Village Burger Fest

    Chow down on some of the finest burgers Chicago has to offer. More than a dozen local restaurants will be there.

    When: July 13-14

    Where: 2159 West Belmont Ave., Chicago IL.

    Time: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

    Admission: $10 suggested donations 


    Southport Art Festival

    This acclaimed festival has art of all mediums. TimeOut Chicago rated the festival as one of the city's best.

    When: July 13-14

    Where: West Waveland Avenue and North Southport Avenue, Wrigleyville 

    Time: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

    Admission: Free


    Chicago Cubs v. Pittsburgh Pirates

    A cubs game is always a fun decision! Come watch the Chicago Cubs play against the Pittsburgh Pirates. 

    When: July 12-14

    Where: Wrigley Field

    Admission: Varies on seats


    Figment Chicago Festival

    This festival brings creativity, passion and dreams together. Enjoy art projects and music as well!

    When: July 13

    Where: Mozart Park

    Time: 12 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Admission: Information on tickets here


    Movies in the Park

    Spider-Man Homecoming screening 

    When: July 14

    Where: Jonquil Park

    Time: 8:30 p.m.-10:45 p.m.

    Admission: Free


    Water Colors Chicago Latin Jazz Festival

    The lineup includes artists such as Jane Burnnett, Mary Paz, Danae Olano, Yissy Garcia and many more.

    When: July 14

    Where: Polk Bros Park, Navy Pier

    Time: 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

    Admission: Free

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