Now that winter is behind us in Chicago, the summer makes this city the place to be. Check out some of these great seasonal events. And contact us to get more information on any of these activities!
CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL
JUNE 8-10, 2018
The largest free blues festival in the world and remains the largest of Chicago’s Music Festivals. During three days on five stages, more than 500,000 blues fans prove that Chicago is the “Blues Capital of the World.”
JUNE 24th, 2018
An exciting two-day street festival held the weekend leading up to the Chicago Pride Parade with up to 100,000 expected to attend, celebrating LGBTQ life, culture and community.
NAVY PIER SUMMER FIREWORKS
MEMORIAL DAY THROUGH LABOR DAY 2018
The destination for spectacular fireworks synchronized to music on Lake Michigan.
TASTE OF CHICAGO
JULY 11-15, 2018
The nation’s premier outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago’s dining community. The delicious array of food served at Taste of Chicago is complemented by music and exciting activities for the entire family.
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/taste_of_chicago.html/ for tickets
WINDY CITY SMOKEOUT
JULY 13-15, 2018
Get ready for beer, BBQ and country tunes, because the Windy City Smokeout – BBQ & Country Music Festival is returning to Chicago Friday, July 13 through Sunday, July 15 for its sixth year!
http://windycitysmokeout.com/ for tickets
TASTE OF RIVER NORTH
JULY 20-22, 2018
Prepared to feed all appetites the weekend of July 20-22. With its brilliant location in Ward Park along the Chicago River, the annual food and music lover’s gig leaves nothing left over or overlooked.
AUGUST 2-5, 2018
An annual music festival featuring popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop, and electronic music bands and artists, dance and comedy performances, and craft booths.
https://www.lollapalooza.com/ for tickets