Events

Free Millennium Park Workouts

Chicago's popular free summer workout series returns to Millennium Park, 205 E Randolph St, this June through September. Every Wednesday and Saturday you can begin your day with a workout on the Great Lawn in front of Pritzker Pavilion.

Chicago SummerDance

Put on your dancing shoes! Here's the complete Chicago SummerDance Schedule 2017.

Stars on Ice 2017

The 2017 Stars on Ice tour brings Olympic Gold Medalists Meryl Davis & Charlie White, Olympic Medalists Ashley Wagner, Gracie Gold, and World Medalists Madison Chock & Evan Bates and newly crowned U.S. Men's and Women's National Champions Nathan Chen and Karen Chen to Allstate Arena.

Millennium Park Summer Film Series

One of the most popular Chicago summer events, the Millennium Park Summer Film Series, returns with another stellar lineup.

Grant Park Music Festival

The Grant Park Music Festival is a free summer concert series. This year it begins on Wednesday, June 14, with a performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto.

Chicago Gospel Music Festival

The Chicago Gospel Music Festival returns for its 32nd year this summer. Taking place on June 2 and 3, this year's festival headliners include The Rance Allen Group, Jonathan McReynolds with special guests Anthony Brown & Travis Greene, Vashawn Mitchell, and many more.

One of my favorite annual culinary events is an epic competition called .

This year Buckingham Fountain will be turned back on May 6. ComEd and the Chicago Park District have joined forces for the third year in a row to "Switch On Summer." From 4pm to 7pm the seasonal switch will be celebrated with free giveaways, free family activities, and live entertainment. 

Good Food Festiva

Annual Good Food Festival and Conference brought sustainability issues (and delicious treats) to the forefront of Chicago food scene.