Events & Festivals

Your guide to the best upcoming festivals and events in Chicago

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Levitation festival is coming back to Thalia Hall

The psych-rock festival will return to Chicago in March 2016

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January 2016

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March 2016

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April 2016

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The best Valentine's Day ideas

The pressure is on!

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Music Box announces lineup for 70mm Film Festival

See films how they were meant to be seen

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Off Color Brewing is opening a bottle shop in Logan Square

The first batch of tickets goes on sale this weekend

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The entire Adler After Dark schedule for 2016

Crawl through Adler Planetarium with a drink in hand

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Art

"Pop Art Design"

Preivew the Museum of Contemporary Art's new Pop Art exhibit

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Guide to ice skating in Chicago

Skate with the skyline... or somewhere a bit warmer

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The top Chicago music festivals

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Lollapalooza

Chicago's largest summer music festival takes over Grant Park with big acts and even bigger porta-potty lines

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Pitchfork Music Festival

Union Park turns into a hipster paradise at this indie-leaning summer festival

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Spring Awakening

A sea of bros in neon tank tops flock to this massive EDM festival in Soldier Field

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Riot Fest

The punks invade Humboldt Park at this sprawling rock festival on the city's Northwest Side

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North Coast

Do your Labor Day plans include jam bands, hip-hop acts, DJs and glow sticks? You're probably a Coastie

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