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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!

Komen Chicagoland Mother's Day Race for the Cure®
Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Montrose Harbor, 601 W Montrose Avenue Chicago, IL
20th Annual Mother's Day Race for the Cure: Come celebrate our 20th year as we honor our 20 "More Than Pink Heroes!" Details.
Chicago's Memorial Day Parade
Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 12 Noon
State St. from Lake St. to Van Buren. Chicago, IL
he City of Chicago’s Memorial Day Parade honors all men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our country. Details.
Chicago Gospel Music Festival
June 2-3, 2017
Chicago Cultural Center, Millennium Park, Chicago, IL
The Chicago Gospel Music Festival showcases the best in local, national and international Gospel music performers. Details.
Chicago International Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday, June 3, 2017
MWRD SEPA Waterfall & Park, Chicago, IL
The event brings culture, sport and international flavors to Lake Arlington Park and blends a 2,500 year-old tradition with the fun and excitement of an outdoor festival. Details.
Chicago Blues Festival
June 9 - 11, 2017
Millennium Park, Chicago, IL
The Chicago Blues Festival is 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 Details.
Ribfest Chicago
June 9 - 11, 2017 at 12 Noon
Lincoln/Damen/Irving Park
Averaging 50,000 pounds of ribs and featuring 20 bands in 25 hours, more than 70,000 people attend. Rib-Eating competition! As featured in local and national media,Ribfest Chicago promises to provide the City with a memorable weekend of lively music, family fun and satisfied appetites as we celebrate 17 years of unforgettable barbecue. Details.
Fleet Feet Sports Soldier Field 10 Mile
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Soldier Field

The Soldier Field 10 Mile is proud to support SALUTE, INC: an organization dedicated to delivering short-term financial assistance to bridge the temporary income gaps and meet the basic needs of post-9/11 veterans. Details.
Tour de Cure
Sunday, June 11, 2017
RiverEdge Park 360 N Broadway, Aurora, IL

Chicagoland Tour de Cure is a cycling event available for participants of all skill levels, ranging from the 10 mile Family route to the 100 mile Century Ride. Join us for the post-ride festival at RiverEdge Park featuring great food, craft beer, live music and family activities to celebrate your success, and to celebrate our Red Riders Details.
37th Annual Taste of Chicago
July 5 - 9, 2017
Grant Park, Chicago, IL
Taste of Chicago is the nation’s premier free outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago’s dining scene, alongside concerts and other activities for the entire family. Details.


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