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175 Days to Love Chicago: An Exaltation of Place

Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park The Grant Park Chorus begins its 50th Anniversary celebration with two free admission performances of a world premiere work in Millennium Park. The program of classical music, An Exaltation of Place, presented by Grant Park Music Festival, is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Friday, June 15.

175 Days to Love Chicago: American Spanish Dance and Music Festival

Over 40 dancers and musicians bring the rhythms and passion of Spain to Chicago at the American Spanish Dance and Music Festival, June 14-24, and our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Thursday, June 14! 

175 Days to Love Chicago: Kayak Chicago Fireworks Paddle

Glide along the Chicago River, taking in incredible skyline views and a spectacular fireworks display on Kayak Chicago Fireworks Paddle, our one-of-a-kind 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Wednesday, June 13.

175 Days to Love Chicago: TBS Just For Laughs Chicago

Parks & Recreation’s Aziz Ansari headlines two performances From June 12-17, some of the biggest names in comedy, including Conan O’Brien, Aziz Ansari, Vince Vaughan, Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt and Kevin Smith are performing in Chicago during the TBS Just for Laughs Chicago Comedy Festival, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Tuesday, June 12.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Bike to Work Week

Bike to Work Week is back, June 11-15! With a downtown bike commuter rally, free outdoor spin classes at Cloud Gate and free screenings of bike-themed films like Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, this FREE week-long celebration–and our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Monday, June 11–is sure to make Chicago a little greener and a [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest

Historic Printers Row You’re in for mystery, romance, humor and so much more when storytellers, book peddlers and the literarily inclined take over the South Loop for the always captivating Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest! With over 100 events and readings and 200 book stalls to explore, there’s something for everyone at our page-turner [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Blues Festival

Mavis Staples closes out the Chicago Blues Festival with a Sunday night performance Celebrate straight-from-the-heart Chicago sound at the free admission Chicago Blues Festival in Grant Park, June 8 – 10. You’ll see and hear downtown Chicago transform into a musical mecca at our FREE 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Saturday, June 9.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Ribfest Chicago

If you’re into slow-cooked, quickly eaten and downright messy meats, you’re gonna love Ribfest Chicago. This weekend-long, Northcenter fest kicks off Friday, June 8, with RIBMANIA!, the only professional rib-eating contest in the Midwest, and two stages of live indie music. If you show up hungry, you’re bound to leave happy from this 175 Days [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Alsace, France Wine Dinner

Take your taste buds on an international adventure at The Dining Room Wine Dinner Series at Kendall College. This one-night-only menu pairing wines from Alsace, France, with scrumptious seasonal courses is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Thursday, June 7.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Bobby’s Bike Hike presents their Bikes, Bites, & Brews Tour

Hop on a bike and explore a variety of Chicago neighborhoods, then sample some Chicago culinary classics as Bobby’s Bike Hike presents their Bikes, Bites and Brews Tour, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Wednesday, June 6!