Chicago events are happening all around us every day! Each month, there is something new happening in the Windy City. This is why so many tourists decide to visit here. There's a lot of information to take in as far as the itinerary goes, so we've done our best to make it a bit easier for you by listing the best festival that is happening each month. This way, you can assure that your year is one to remember. It's hard not to fall in love with the city when you enjoy the community and overall atmosphere at these celebrations. Remember, the mode of transportation you take makes all of the difference, so get in touch if you want to have the best possible experience.
Chicago Restaurant Week is running for the eleventh straight year! It runs from January 26 to February 8, so there is plenty of time to enjoy prix fixe menus at high quality restaurants around town. Hundreds of restaurants and eateries are participating this year.
The Chicago Auto Show is perfect for those interested in the latest auto trends. You can check out all of the hottest technology that's going to hit the scene the following year. This event has been held since 1901, and it's actually the largest auto show in the country.
St Patrick's Day Downtown Parade and River Dyeing is unique to Chicago! There's nothing like the magic of the green river to commemorate this Irish holiday. It's a ton of fun checking out all of the floats in the parade, too. The celebration happens March 18 this year!
Chicago Cubs Opening Day at Wrigley Field is a tradition for many people in Chicago and surrounding cities. The excitement in the stadium is basically palpable! This is a great way to take part in the sense of community in Chicago, so don't miss it.
Chicago Craft Beer Week highlights all of the best microbreweries! At the end of the month, there are hundreds of different events and activities surrounding one of the best beverages on Earth. Tickets start going on sale in March!
Chicago Pride Fest is an all inclusive event that celebrates diversity in the city. Vendors line the streets, there is a parade, and a general sense of belonging amongst the crowd. It runs for two days and there are a ton of entertaining acts to watch with friends.
artfest on Michigan Avenue is the perfect way to enjoy the art scene in the area! There is so much talent in Chicagoland area, so buy some of your holiday gifts a bit early.
Lollapalooza is one of the biggest music festivals in the country, and we're lucky to be able to host it! Some of the biggest names take the stage here.
The Chicago Jazz Festival is a great way to wind down in the middle of a busy city. It's hard not to sit back and relax when you're surrounded by these calm jams!
For those who are active, the Chicago Marathon offers the perfect opportunity to show off your skills and advance as an athlete.
Come downtown to the McDonald's Thanksgiving Day Parade to officially get in the holiday spirit!
Don't let the year close out without checking out the ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo. It seems to get better each year!