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The Chicago Park District is the largest municipal park manager in the nation and owner of more than 8100 acres of green space. We invite you to take a look at the many events happening in your neighborhood Park! Details
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Upcoming things to do in Chicago!
January 9 - 25, 2015
Various venues, Chicago, IL
Lifeline Theatre and Live Bait Theater are thrilled to bring 16 storytelling collectives and numerous solo performers together for a three-week, multi-venue selection of powerful personal stories. Details
January 19, 2015
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, IL
Join the University of Chicago in celebrating diversity and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the annual MLK Celebration. Details
January 23 - 25,2015
McCormick Place 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
From the most comprehensive shopping opportunity for buyers and sellers of remodeling, comfy interiors, ideal kitchen-baths to lively outdoor spaces, new trends, leading edge products never seen before, innovative features in the marketplace and MUCH More! Details
January 30 - February 12, 2015
Various Venues in Chicago, IL
Over 250 restaurants take part so get a taste of the city's rich, culinary diversity: Italian, French, Spanish, Korean, Thai and more! Between the neighborhood favorites and downtown hotspots, you can feast on delicious multi-course menus all across the city and suburbs. Details.
February 14, 2015
Chicago Cultural Center 78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL
The Krewe’s largest annual event is it’s annual Mardi Gras Bash and Second Line parade, held on a Saturday prior to Mardi Gras Day. The Krewe also participates in other parades and events throughout the year. Details.
February 21, 2015
Montrose Harbor 601 W Montrose Ave Chicago, IL
Join us for the only Mardi Gras race in town that also promises to be the most festive 5K/10K! There will be masks, music and motivation. The good times will then continue at the post-race party. All proceeds from the race will support Back on My Feet in providing programming to change lives one job, house, and mile at a time. Details.
February 28 - March 7, 2015
Various Venues in Chicago, IL
The Chicago Irish Film Festival is dedicated to presenting the works of Irish filmmakers to the Chicago film community. Since 1999 the festival has screened over 500 features, documentaries and short films by many of Ireland’s most talented and award-winning filmmakers. Details.
March 8, 2015
Presidential Towers 555 W Madison St, Chicago, IL
Climb 1, 2, 3, or all 4 of the towers, as an individual or as part of a team. That's a total of 180 floors, 2,340 steps! The event also features Chicago's only stairclimb relay, where each team member tackles one of the four towers. Details.
March 14 – 22, 2015
Chicago's Navy Pier 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL
The Chicago Flower & Garden Show has roots dating back as far as 1847 and is just not a "pretty face" we offer inspiration, education and motivation to help you become the envy of your neighborhood! Details.
April 18, 2015
The Old Town School of Folk Music 4544 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL
Celebrate the city’s diverse maritime community and heritage. Activities include seminars, demonstrations, exhibits, and workshops. Topics include underwater archeology, boating safety,Great Lakes history, marine art, maritime music, tall ships, lighthouses, privateers, and much more. Details.
April 20 - 26, 2015
Various Chicago Venues
As the birthplace of improv, Chicago’s proud tradition as arguably the best city in the world for watching, performing and learning improv is celebrated each spring with the Chicago Improv Festival.
May 2, 2015
Gold Star Family Memorial Park 18th St and Waldron Dr., Chicago, IL
More than 550 Chicago police officers have made the ultimate sacrifice, giving their lives in the line and performance of duty. This race benefits the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing assistance to the families of our fallen heroes, as well as providing assistance to catastrophically injured officers. Details.