More Events Announced For 'Open Chicago' But Major Festivals Absent This YearAbsent in the summer lineup are big music festivals like Chicago Blues Fest, Chicago Jazz Fest and the Chicago Gospel Fest.
Old Town Art Fair Joins Other Events Coming Back This Summer After Being Shuttered By The Pandemic"Artists that go to art fairs, they lost their source of revenue. We had an online art fair to do the best we could do to help them. It's just not the same."
This Weekend Kicks Off Festival Season In ChicagoIt's the first weekend in June and that means it's the official start of festival season in Chicago.
Best Fall Festivals In ChicagoFrom macaroni and cheese to Oktoberfest with a rock-and-roll twist, take a look at some of the must-see fall festivals in Chicago.
Best Family-Friendly Labor Day Events In ChicagoCelebrate the end of summer in style with these family-friendly Labor Day events in Chicago and the suburbs.
Best Free Summer Concerts In ChicagoSummer in Chicago is a beautiful and fleeting season! Everyone is looking for more ways to enjoy the weather and get outdoors, preferably without breaking the bank. Here are several options for free concerts in Chicago that you can enjoy throughout the season with little strain on your wallet.
Best Spring Festivals In ChicagoShake off the cold weather for good with spring festivals in Chicago. Music, culture, art and more are all on the schedule this spring.
Heavy Traffic Expected During Busy Summer Weekend in ChicagoThe West Loop, Wrigleyville, Lincoln Park and Lakeview are expected to be hopping with festivals.
Chicago's Best Of 2013As 2014 draws closer, it's time to look back on 2013's high points in Chicago. Join us in celebrating 2013's successes by checking out our top five posts in Chicago below.
REWIND: Jason Aldean Remembers '1994,' And Sheryl Crow Takes It 'Easy'
Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip To Long GroveThe historic village of Long Grove in southern Lake County is well known for its shops, galleries and restaurants housed in buildings from the 1880s. Several festivals each year bring thousands for food, music and fun.
4th Of July Fests & Fireworks In The SuburbsYou can’t have a Fourth of July without fireworks. Fortunately, Navy Pier isn’t the only place to go to watch them. Many of the Chicago suburbs are also hosting their own displays, many accompanied by food fests and as they say, “fun for the whole family.” (Except that 13-year-old who thinks everything is uncool, including fireworks.)
Summer Heat Kicks In This WeekendTemperatures will peak into the low-90s on Saturday and Sunday, with no rain expected.
Festivals For EveryoneChicago has great Farmers Markets through the fall, but the city also has a festival for almost everyone from May through September.
Food Vendor Temporarily Banned From Festivals After ProbeA Logan Square-based food vendor is being probed by the city Health Department, after the Chicago Tribune reported watching the vendor’s workers preparing food under dubious sanitary conditions.