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Upcoming things to do in Chicago!
November 18 - December 24, 2016
Daley Plaza 50 W Washington St, Chicago, IL
Inspired by the Christkindlesmarkt in Nuremberg, Germany, which began in 1545, the Christkindlmarket Chicago brings a cherished German and European tradition with international flair and local charm to Chicago. Details
Saturday, December 31, 2016 8:15 p.m.
The Grand Ballroom 600 E. Grand Ave, Chicago, IL
NYE is one of the most anticipated days of the year. It’s a time to reflect on the past, clean the slate, and get off to a fresh start. However, before you open a new door you have close another. Kickoff on the right foot with an unforgettable New Year’s celebration. Grab your friends and loved ones, say goodbye to 2016, and start 2017 off in style. Details
January 11 - 15, 2017
McCormick Place 2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL
If you love boating, RVing, OR sailing, this is YOUR show! There’s no better place to see and buy. Plus, an incredible line up of family-friendly features, boating, sailing and RVing education and hands-on activities that make a day at the show fun for everyone! Details
January 13 - 15, 2017
Sheraton Grand 301 E North Water St, Chicago, IL
Harry Caray referred to the Cubs Convention as the “Unofficial Opening Day” and most call the convention the “Kick Off to Spring Training.” But the bottom line is Cubs pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training soon and baseball is just around the corner. Details
Sunday, January 15, 2017 11:30 a.m.
Chicago Marriott O'Hare 8535 W Higgins Rd, Chicago, IL
Bridal Expo allows you and your entire bridal party to sample wedding cake, hear music, meet wedding photographers, hold flowers, sit in a limousine, and see the bridal fashion show that everyone is talking about! Details
January 19 - 22, 2017
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center 5555 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL
This year’s show continues a 37 year tradition of great sports shows at Rosemont gracing the shores of Lake Michigan and providing the greater Chicagoland area a break from cabin fever. Details
January 27 - Feb. 9, 2017
Various Chicago locations
Get ready for 14 belt-busting days! Chicago Restaurant Week 2017 returns! The annual culinary celebration features special prix fixe menus starting at $22 for brunch (NEW for 2017!) and lunch, and $33 and/or $44 for dinner (excluding beverages, tax and gratuity). Details
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Oak Street Beach Chicago, IL
Over the past 15 years, through thousands of generous donations, the LPBC has raised nearly $300,000 and ONE HUNDRED PERCENT of every dollar donated has gone directly to the families supported by the LPBC. YOU can make a difference in the life of a family in need. We look forward to seeing you all at the beach next January (preferably in your speedo!) Details
Saturday, March 11, 2017 12:00 p.m.
Balbo and Columbus, Chicago, IL
Jim Coyne, Business Manager of Plumbers Local 130 UA & the General Chairman of the St. Patrick's Day Parade would like to personally invite all of Chicago to join us on Parade Day Details
April 6 - 8, 2017
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL
This event showcases product from Knitting & Stitching industry. The exhibitors of International Quilt Festival Chicago will exhibit the latest and advanced products and services including antique quilts, new quilts, antique tops, new tops, quilt blocks, quilting supplies, patterns, kits, books and much more! Details