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Fiesta del Sol 5:00 pm
Fiesta del Sol
Jul 31 @ 5:00 pm – Sunday @ 10:00 pm
Fiesta del Sol @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
It's the largest Latino festival in the Midwest! Enjoy a huge lineup of entertainment and music, savor a variety of food including authentic Mexican favorites, [...]
Chicago White Sox v Minnesota Twins 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Minnesota Twins @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Minnesota Twins @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Twins at The Cell!
Hold On To Your Butts 8:00 pm
Hold On To Your Butts @ Stage 773
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Hold On To Your Butts @ Stage 773 | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From August 1, 2014 - August 15, 2014 Shanna's Mom returns from a sold out summer 2013 run with a brand new sketch comedy revue, inspired by the things [...]
Chicago White Sox v Minnesota Twins 6:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Minnesota Twins @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Minnesota Twins @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Twins at The Cell!
Salome 7:30 pm
Salome @ Ravinia Festival
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Salome @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See the centerpiece of Ravinia's celebration of R. Strauss's 150th anniversary, his immortal opera Salome. Featuring the Chicago Symphony Orchestra,Patricia Racette, Wolfgang Schmidt, Gabriele Schnaut,Egils Silins, Joseph Kaiser, and Renée [...]
American Society for Healthcare Engineering 7:30 am
American Society for Healthcare … @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center
Aug 3 @ 7:30 am – Wednesday @ 8:00 pm
American Society for Healthcare Engineering @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition is the trusted national conference and exhibition for health care facility management and engineering professionals. One hundred percent of [...]
Movies in the Parks – Jumanji 7:00 pm
Movies in the Parks – Jumanji @ Calumet Park
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Movies in the Parks - Jumanji @ Calumet Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Chicago Park District shows free outdoor movies throughout the summer for free at parks around the city! See Jumanji (PG) at Calumet Park. Hours Begins at dusk, [...]
Imelda May 8:00 pm
Imelda May @ Park West
Aug 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Imelda May @ Park West | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Imelda Mary Higham  professionally known as Imelda May, is an Irish musician, producer and singer-songwriter. Born and raised in The Liberties area of Dublin, May began her career in music at age [...]
Chicago White Sox v Texas Rangers 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Texas Rangers @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Texas Rangers @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Rangers at The Cell!
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen 8:00 pm
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen @ Ravinia Festival
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen returns to Ravinia with artistic director and conductor Paavo Järvi for an evening of Brahms. The composer infused his Academic Festival Overture with the fun-loving spirit of [...]
Chicago White Sox v Texas Rangers 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Texas Rangers @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Texas Rangers @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Rangers at The Cell!
Tori Amos 7:30 pm
Tori Amos @ The Chicago Theatre
Aug 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tori Amos @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Tori Amos has sold over 12 million albums, has played over a thousand shows and has won numerous awards. Since the release of her debut album Little [...]
Movies in Parks -The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 7:00 pm
Movies in Parks -The Hunger Game… @ Piotrowski Park
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Movies in Parks -The Hunger Games: Catching Fire @ Piotrowski Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Chicago Park District shows free outdoor movies throughout the summer for free at parks around the city! See The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13) at Piotrowski Park. [...]
A Chanson Encounter 8:00 pm
A Chanson Encounter @ Ravinia Festival
Aug 6 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
A Chanson Encounter @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
French baritone Stéphane Degout, who thrilled Chicago audiences in his 2011 Lyric Opera debut, now makes his Ravinia debut alongside BBC Cardiff Singer of the World [...]
Movies in the Parks – The Hunt for Red October 7:00 pm
Movies in the Parks – The Hunt f… @ Wicker Park
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Movies in the Parks - The Hunt for Red October @ Wicker Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Chicago Park District shows free outdoor movies throughout the summer for free at parks around the city! On August 7, see The Hunt for Red [...]
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 7:00 pm
The Lord of the Rings: The Retur… @ Ravinia Festival
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
From August 7, 2014 - August 8, 2014 See the complete score of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King performed live by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at [...]
Ounce of Prevention Head Start Conference 7:45 am
Ounce of Prevention Head Start C… @ McCormick Place - South Building
Aug 8 @ 7:45 am – 4:45 pm
Ounce of Prevention Head Start Conference @ McCormick Place - South Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Ounce of Prevention Fund hosts an annual conference for our Head Start and Early Head Start directly–operated, delegate and partner agencies before the start [...]
Chicago Cubs v Tampa Bay Rays 3:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v Tampa Bay Rays @ Wrigley Field
Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Chicago Cubs v Tampa Bay Rays @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th Birthday The 2014 season marks Wrigley Field's 100th birthday! The team will celebrate the ballpark's rich century of history during 10 [...]
Mötley Crüe 7:00 pm
Mötley Crüe @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mötley Crüe @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre | Tinley Park | Illinois | United States
MÖTLEY CRÜE is The World’s Most Notorious Rock Band. Vince Neil (vocals), Mick Mars (guitar), Nikki Sixx (bass) and Tommy Lee (drums) laid the foundation [...]
Bud Billiken Parade 10:00 am
Bud Billiken Parade
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Bud Billiken Parade @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Bud Billiken Parade and Picnic is the oldest and largest African American parade in the United States! The focus of the parade is getting [...]
Jason Aldean 7:30 pm
Jason Aldean @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Aug 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Jason Aldean @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre | Tinley Park | Illinois | United States
See Jason Aldean live during the Burn It Down Tour with special guests Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr  at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre!
Chicago Cubs v Tampa Bay Rays 1:15 pm
Chicago Cubs v Tampa Bay Rays @ Wrigley Field
Aug 10 @ 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
Chicago Cubs v Tampa Bay Rays @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th Birthday The 2014 season marks Wrigley Field's 100th birthday! The team will celebrate the ballpark's rich century of history during 10 [...]
Rhythms of China 2014 6:00 pm
Rhythms of China 2014 @ Millennium Park
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Rhythms of China 2014 @ Millennium Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Chinese Fine Arts Society presents the third concert in its Five Elements Project series. The program, curated by Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Qing Hou and inspired by [...]
Chicago Cubs v Milwaukee Brewers 7:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v Milwaukee Brewers @ Wrigley Field
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Cubs v Milwaukee Brewers @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the Chicago Cubs play against the Milwaukee Brewers  at The Friendly Confines!
Lila Downs 8:30 pm
Lila Downs @ House of Blues
Aug 11 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Lila Downs @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Ana Lila Downs Sánchez, best known as Lila Downs is a Mexican-American singer-songwriter and actress. She performs her own compositions as well as tapping into Mexican traditional and popular music. She also [...]
Chicago Cubs v Milwaukee Brewers 7:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v Milwaukee Brewers @ Wrigley Field
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Cubs v Milwaukee Brewers @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Wrigley Field is a baseball stadium located in Chicago, Illinois, United States, home of the Chicago Cubs. It was built in 1914 as Weeghman Park for the Chicago Federal League baseball team, the Chicago Whales. The Cubs [...]
Movies in the Parks – The Blind Side 7:00 pm
Movies in the Parks – The Blind … @ A. Montgomery Ward Park
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Movies in the Parks - The Blind Side @ A. Montgomery Ward Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Chicago Park District shows free outdoor movies throughout the summer for free at parks around the city! Hours Begins at dusk, weather permitting.
Allscripts Client Experience (ACE) 8:00 am
Allscripts Client Experience (ACE) @ McCormick Place - West Building
Aug 13 @ 8:00 am – Friday @ 6:00 pm
Allscripts Client Experience (ACE) @ McCormick Place - West Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
For the past two years ACE has been held at McCormick Place in Chicago. It’s our annual user conference where we create an incredible experience [...]
Chicago Cubs v Milwaukee Brewers 7:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v Milwaukee Brewers @ Wrigley Field
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Cubs v Milwaukee Brewers @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th Birthday The 2014 season marks Wrigley Field's 100th birthday! The team will celebrate the ballpark's rich century of history during 10 [...]
Movies in the Parks – Claudine 7:00 pm
Movies in the Parks – Claudine @ South Shore Cultural Center
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Movies in the Parks - Claudine @ South Shore Cultural Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Chicago Park District shows free outdoor movies throughout the summer for free at parks around the city! See Claudine (PG) at South Shore Cultural Center. Hours Begins [...]
Orgill Fall Dealers Market 7:30 am
Orgill Fall Dealers Market @ McCormick Place - South Building
Aug 14 @ 7:30 am – Saturday @ 6:00 pm
Orgill Fall Dealers Market @ McCormick Place - South Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Orgill Dealer Markets give retailers the opportunity to meet with more than 1,000 different exhibitors, get new ideas from our model stores, stay on top [...]
Taylor Street Festa Italiana 5:00 pm
Taylor Street Festa Italiana
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – Sunday @ 11:00 pm
Taylor Street Festa Italiana @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Festa Italiana celebrates the history and heritage of our city's Little Italy neighborhood. This four-day festival welcomes everyone looking to enjoy a taste of Italy. Shop on [...]
Miley Cyrus 7:00 pm
Miley Cyrus @ United Center
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Miley Cyrus @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
This 9-city leg of the North American tour is in support of Miley’s album Bangerz, which debuted at #1 on both the Billboard Top 200 [...]
Chicago White Sox v Toronto Blue Jays 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Toronto Blue… @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Toronto Blue Jays @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Blue Jays at The Cell!
Miranda Lambert 7:30 pm
Miranda Lambert @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Aug 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Miranda Lambert @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre | Tinley Park | Illinois | United States
Miranda Leigh Lambert-Shelton is an American country music artist who gained fame as a finalist on the 2003 season of Nashville Star, where she finished in third place and [...]
Albany Park World Fest 12:00 pm
Albany Park World Fest
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – Sunday @ 10:00 pm
Albany Park World Fest @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
The eclectic Albany Park neighborhood will celebrate its melting pot diversity with food, music, arts & crafts and activities for kids and families.
Tony Bennett 8:30 pm
Tony Bennett @ Ravinia Festival
Aug 16 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Tony Bennett @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See Tony Bennett live with special guest Antonia Bennett August 16 at Ravinia! We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the [...]
Chicago White Sox v Toronto Blue Jays 1:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Toronto Blue… @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Toronto Blue Jays @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Blue Jays at The Cell!
Leo Kottke 8:00 pm
Leo Kottke @ City Winery
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Leo Kottke @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From August 17, 2014 - August 18, 2014 Acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke was born in Athens, Georgia, but left town after a year and a half. Raised [...]
Chicago White Sox v Baltimore Orioles 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Baltimore Or… @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Baltimore Orioles @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Orioles at The Cell!
Itzhak Perlman 8:00 pm
Itzhak Perlman @ Ravinia Festival
Aug 18 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Itzhak Perlman @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
When Itzhak Perlman crosses classical and folk music, the result is Rejoice, a program building on the success of his Eternal Echoes album, which the Los Angeles Times calls “a heaping serving [...]
Buddy Guy 7:00 pm
Buddy Guy @ Ravinia Festival
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Buddy Guy @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
George "Buddy" Guy is an American blues guitarist and singer. He is an exponent of the Chicago blues and has influenced white blues-rock musicians such as, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, and Stevie Ray [...]
Chicago Cubs v San Francisco Giants 7:00 pm
Chicago Cubs v San Francisco Giants @ Wrigley Field
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Cubs v San Francisco Giants @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th Birthday The 2014 season marks Wrigley Field's 100th birthday! The team will celebrate the ballpark's rich century of history during 10 [...]
Chicago White Sox v Baltimore Orioles 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Baltimore Or… @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Baltimore Orioles @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Orioles at The Cell!
Movies in the Parks – Claudine 7:00 pm
Movies in the Parks – Claudine @ South Shore Cultural Center
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Movies in the Parks - Claudine @ South Shore Cultural Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Chicago Park District shows free outdoor movies throughout the summer for free at parks around the city! Hours Begins at dusk, weather permitting.
Clark After Dark 4:00 pm
Clark After Dark
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Clark After Dark @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Come out to Clark After Dark to enjoy some great food and entertainment in the heart of River North! Support Illinois troops and their families with [...]
Butch Hancock and Jimmie Dale Gilmore 8:00 pm
Butch Hancock and Jimmie Dale Gi… @ City Winery
Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Butch Hancock and Jimmie Dale Gilmore @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Over three decades ago, along with Joe Ely, Butch Hancock and Jimmie Dale Gilmore founded The Flatlanders, a local term for folks who live in [...]
NGAUS 136th General Conference 2014 7:00 am
NGAUS 136th General Conference 2014 @ McCormick Place - West Building
Aug 22 @ 7:00 am – Monday @ 11:00 pm
NGAUS 136th General Conference 2014 @ McCormick Place - West Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
A NGAUS tradition, the annual conference allows members to gather and vote on the top legislative priorities for NGAUS, share information and celebrate the camaraderie [...]
SausageFest Chicago 3:00 pm
SausageFest Chicago
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm – Sunday @ 8:00 pm
SausageFest Chicago @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
SausageFest is guaranteed to deliver a great production of the arts, games, and LIVE music in their very own block-party theater! Professional Bands and even [...]
Chicago Cubs v Baltimore Orioles 1:15 pm
Chicago Cubs v Baltimore Orioles @ Wrigley Field
Aug 22 @ 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
Chicago Cubs v Baltimore Orioles @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th Birthday The 2014 season marks Wrigley Field's 100th birthday! The team will celebrate the ballpark's rich century of history during 10 [...]
Bacon, Sports & Beer Celebration 3:00 pm
Bacon, Sports & Beer Celebration @ Chicago Union Station - The Great Hall
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Bacon, Sports & Beer Celebration @ Chicago Union Station - The Great Hall | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Bacon, Sports & Beer Celebration is an opportunity to celebrate three of the greatest things in life: bacon, sports and beer. Sample 20+ delicious [...]
Deer Tick 9:00 pm
Deer Tick @ Metro
Aug 23 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Deer Tick @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
John McCauley and Deer Tick have long walked a tightwire between total despair and fractured resilience, but their recent release, “Negativity.” represents a heroic leap [...]
Chicago Cubs v Baltimore Orioles 1:15 pm
Chicago Cubs v Baltimore Orioles @ Wrigley Field
Aug 24 @ 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
Chicago Cubs v Baltimore Orioles @ Wrigley Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Celebrate Wrigley Field's 100th Birthday The 2014 season marks Wrigley Field's 100th birthday! The team will celebrate the ballpark's rich century of history during 10 [...]
Robyn + Röyksopp 7:00 pm
Robyn + Röyksopp @ Jay Pritzker Pavilion Millennium Park
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Robyn + Röyksopp @ Jay Pritzker Pavilion Millennium Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Jam Productions presents Robyn + Röyksopp live August 24 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. Hours Rain or shine.
Movies in the Parks – The Great Gatsby (2013) 7:00 pm
Movies in the Parks – The Great … @ South Shore Cultural Center
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Movies in the Parks - The Great Gatsby (2013) @ South Shore Cultural Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Chicago Park District shows free outdoor movies throughout the summer for free at parks around the city! See The Great Gatsby (2013) at South Shore Cultural Center.
Chicago Sings DISNEY 8:00 pm
Chicago Sings DISNEY @ Mayne Stage
Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Chicago Sings DISNEY @ Mayne Stage | Chicago | Illinois | United States
In Porchlight's 9th annual concert celebration, Chicago's crème de la crème of vocal talent pay tribute to the music associated with one of the supreme [...]
Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Cleveland In… @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Indians at The Cell!
Arcade Fire 7:30 pm
Arcade Fire @ United Center
Aug 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Arcade Fire @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From August 26, 2014 - August 27, 2014 Released October 29, Reflektor was hailed by Rolling Stone as "extraordinary...the best album Arcade Fire have ever made." It was the second Arcade [...]
Summer ‘80s New Wave Tour 6:30 pm
Summer ‘80s New Wave Tour @ Ravinia Festival
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer ‘80s New Wave Tour @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See the Summer '80s New Wave Tour live featuring Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey, Howard Jones and others  at Ravinia! We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket [...]
Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Cleveland In… @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Indians at The Cell!
ZZ Top and Jeff Beck 6:30 pm
ZZ Top and Jeff Beck @ Ravinia Festival
Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
ZZ Top and Jeff Beck @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
See ZZ Top and Jeff Beck live at Ravinia! We recommend you pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. Admission Lawn ticket [...]
Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Cleveland In… @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Cleveland Indians @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Indians at The Cell!
North Coast Music Festival 3:00 pm
North Coast Music Festival @ Union Park
Aug 29 @ 3:00 pm – Sunday @ 10:00 pm
North Coast Music Festival @ Union Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the best in electronic, hip hop, jam band, indie rock and more at the North Coast Music Festival over Labor Day weekend in Union Park. [...]
Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers 7:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
U.S. Cellular Field (formerly Comiskey Park) is a baseball park in Chicago, Illinois. It is the home of the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball's American League. The park is owned by the [...]
Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers 6:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Tigers at The Cell!
Billy Corgan 7:30 pm
Billy Corgan @ Ravinia Festival
Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Billy Corgan @ Ravinia Festival | Highland Park | Illinois | United States
William Patrick "Billy" Corgan Jr.  is an American musician, producer, lyricist, writer, and poet, best known as the frontman and sole permanent member of The Smashing [...]
Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers 1:00 pm
Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers @ U.S. Cellular Field
Aug 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers @ U.S. Cellular Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See the White Sox play the Tigers at The Cell!
Luke Bryan 6:00 pm
Luke Bryan @ Soldier Field
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Luke Bryan @ Soldier Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Luke Bryan goes on a national tour to some of the biggest venues around the country, including Chicago's Soldier Field. The tour, That's My Kind [...]

 

Aug 10 Sat
Bud Billiken Parade
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Bud Billiken® Parade and Picnic is an annual parade and picnic in Chicago, Illinois, and is the oldest and largest African-American parade in the United States. Since 1929, it has always been held the second Saturday in August. The idea for the parade came from Mr. Robert S. Abbott, the founder of the Chicago Defender. The focus of the parade is education and sounds the clarion call for “Back to School” to our children. It is currently the second largest parade in the United States.

Bud Billiken Parade

Kite Festival @ Chicago Botanic Garden
11:00 am – Sunday @ 4:00 pm

In the open area near Evening Island, enjoy soaring stunt-kite performances set to music by members of the Chicago Fire Kite Team and members of the Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois.

These high-flying professionals demonstrate awesome feats of beauty and great skill. The Chicago Fire Kite Team has been competing and demonstrating team sport kite ballet and precision since 1986. Invited to kite festivals around the world, they have flown in front of friendly crowds in England, France, Japan, Canada, and the United States.

Admission

Parking: $20

Kite Festival

Northalsted Market Days @ N. Halsted St. and Belmont Ave.
11:00 am – Sunday @ 10:00 pm

For 48 hours, the neighborhood of Boystown becomes filled with food, art, music and fun. The 32nd annual Northalsted Market Days is the largest two-day street fair in the Midwest with more than 40 musical performances and 400 food and art vendors that showcase the talent and diversity of Chicago’s GLBT hotspot.

Northalsted Market Days

American Flower Show Series: Aug 10-11 @ Chicago Botanic Garden
12:00 pm – Sunday @ 4:30 pm

Gardeners of the North Shore Show & Sale

This annual show is open to all amateur gardeners and will feature a judged exhibition with more than 300 entries of anything a home gardener can grow. See flowers, vegetables, herbs and houseplants. Some plants will also be available for sale.

Hours

Saturday: 12 – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

American Flower Show Series: Aug 10-11

Retro on Roscoe
12:00 pm – Sunday @ 10:00 pm

Enjoy top Chicago talent and entertainment on 3 main stages, six full blocks of artisans, antique vendors, and cool merchants, tasty treats from local restaurants, and summertime samplings of regional favorites along this tree-lined street. This two-day festival brings back great memories while providing excellent entertainment for the entire family. Be sure to check out the Antique and Classic Car & Motorcycle show, featuring over 50 vehicles throughout the weekend. Music lineup to be announced.

Retro on Roscoe

Summer Fiesta – Fiesta de Verano @ National Museum of Mexican Art
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) has provided free access to all since 1987 and is committed to remaining free and accessible to individuals from all backgrounds. It is the only major museum in Chicago that is free to the public—everyday! The NMMA is one of the premier repositories for Mexican art in the nation and its permanent collection contains over 7,000 objects making it one of the largest collections in the nation.

Summer Fiesta – Fiesta de Verano

Chicago White Sox v Minnesota Twins
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The White Sox played their final campaign at old Comiskey Park in 1990. The festive final weekend of the old stadium was capped by a 2-1 Sox victory over Seattle in the final game on September 30, 1990.

Chicago White Sox v Minnesota Twins

Taylor Swift @ Soldier Field
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Taylor Swift is coming to Chicago’s Soldier Field on her North American stadium and arena tour in early 2013 in support of her blockbuster new album, RED. RED was released to widespread worldwide critical acclaim and has topped the iTunes album sales charts in 40 countries.

Taylor Swift

We The Kings @ The Vic Theatre
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

We The Kings is an American rock group from Bradenton, Florida. Their self-titled full-length debut album released in 2007 which included the Platinum single “Check Yes Juliet” went on to sell over 250,000 copies in the US. Their second album Smile Kid (2009) included Top 40 singles “We’ll Be A Dream” (featuring Demi Lovato) & “Heaven Can Wait”. The band’s latest release Sunshine State of Mind in 2011 features the MTV Music Award winner for Most Innovative Music Video Of The Year for their interactive music video & song “Say You Like Me”. The band just completed a world wide tour with Canadian band Simple Plan and has performed across the US as a main stage headliner on the Vans Warped Tour.

We The Kings

Movies in the Parks – Big Miracle @ Gross Park
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Big Miracle is a 2012 family drama film starring Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski. The film, directed by Ken Kwapis, is based on the 1989 book Freeing the Whales by Tom Rose, which covers Operation Breakthrough, the 1988 international effort to rescue gray whales trapped in ice near Point Barrow, Alaska. The film was released on February 3, 2012.

Movies in the Parks - Big Miracle