Tag Archives: Summer in Chicago

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: 57th Street Art Fair

Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood hosts over 200 artists and artisans at the free admission 57th Street Art Fair our colorful and one-of-a-kind 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Sunday, June 3.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Do-Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale

With over 20 live bands, 15 food trucks and a 10-block sidewalk sale, there’s no doubt that Do-Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale is one of Chicago’s best neighborhood festivals! Start your weekend off right by dining al fresco, doing a little shopping and boogieing down to JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound during the [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Maifest Chicago 2012

Feel the spirit of friendship (a.k.a. “gemütlichkeit”) fill Lincoln Square as you celebrate German culture, food and music at Maifest Chicago 2012, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Thursday, May 31.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Downtown Sound: Kelly Hogan + Scott Lucas and the Married Men

Kelly Hogan The popular free concert series, Downtown Sound, returns to Millennium Park for a fourth summer, featuring an eclectic mix of music discoveries, cutting-edge indie rock, pop bands and rock veterans! Downtown Sound’s first concert of the season, featuring Kelly Hogan and Scott Lucas and the Married Men, is our 175 Days to Love Chicago [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago’s Memorial Day Parade

Be a part of the largest annual Memorial Day parade in the country when you stand on the sidelines and witness the spectacular procession making its way down State St. Teeming with both remembrance and celebration, Chicago’s Memorial Day Parade is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Saturday, May 26.