Chicago events calendar for 2022

Find the best things to do all year with our Chicago events calendar of 2022's biggest festivals, concerts, parades and art shows

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Looking for something to do in Chicago today, this weekend or in the coming months? Winter in Chicago is upon us, and we're finding hills for skiing and sledding in Chicago as the snow begins to fall. And if you prefer to stay warm indoors, you'll find amazing museum exhibitions and concerts in Chicago to attend. As always, there are also tons of festivals and pop-ups to see throughout the city. Want to find even more ways to spend your autumn months? Consult Time Out Chicago's event calendars to find the best things happening in the city year-round.

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January 2022 events
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January 2022 events

February 2022 events
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February 2022 events

March 2022 events
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March 2022 events

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