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Upcoming things to do in Chicago!

Kite festival
August 13 - 14, 2016
Chicago Botanic Garden 1000 Lake Cook Rd, Glencoe, IL

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. Details.
Chicago Air & Water Show
August 20 - 21, 2016
Chicago, IL

The Show presented by Shell Oil Products U.S. and the City of Chicago is the largest FREE show of its kind in the United States. The show can be viewed along the lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street, with North Avenue Beach as the focal point. Details.
Boo at the Zoo
October 22 - 23 & 29 - 30, 2016
Brookfield Zoo 8400 W 31st St, Brookfield, IL

Little ghosts and goblins of all ages are sure to have a howlin’ good time! Our not-so-scary and fun-filled event has something for the entire family to enjoy. More details to come... Details.
Race Of The Dead 5K
Saturday, October 29, 2016 8:00 a.m
Pilsen Chicago, IL

Join the United Neighborhood Organization (UNO) in promoting health and wellness in our communities through active lifestyles by running/walking and celebrating El Día de los Mueros/Day of the Dead. Details.
The Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Millennium Park Chicago, IL

Special visits with Santa Claus begin on Tuesday, November 23, immediately following the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony until 8 pm and continue on various dates throughout December. Details.
Thanksgiving Parade
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Downtown Chicago, IL

The Parade features giant balloons, floats, and marching bands that go north on State Street from Congress to Randolph. Details.
ZooLights
November 25, 2016 - Jan. 1, 2017
Lincoln Park Zoo 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL

The event at the Lincoln Park Zoo features millions of holiday lights, ice carvings, music, carousel and train rides, food, and gift shopping (plus photos with Santa some days). Details.


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