The Great Chicago Fire Festival

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The inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival was held this weekend on the Chicago River to celebrate the city's renewal after the 1871 fire.

After an inaugural event that failed to bring the heat (and flames), the Great Chicago Fire Festival is asking for a mulligan. This year, the closing ceremony moves to Northerly Island, where Redmoon Theater is organizing an featuring a neighborhood bazaar, performance stages, food vendors and more. The evening will conclude with a burning building and an explosive fireworks display. Here's hoping that the spark actually fly this time around.

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Diane S

What time on October 4th does the Red Moon's The Great Chicago Fire begin?