Chicago events calendar for 2021

Find the best things to do all year with our Chicago events calendar of 2021's biggest festivals, concerts, parades and art shows

Graceland Cemetery
Photograph: Shutterstock/Carlos Yudica

Looking for something to do in Chicago today, this weekend or in the coming months? You've come to the right place. Right now, we're waving goodbye to summer and saying hello to fall in Chicago—and all the pumpkin patches, apple picking and Halloween events that go hand-in-hand with the season. Plan an expedition to spot fall foliage (we should start seeing some color by the end of September), or use chilly days as an excuse to explore new museum exhibits. As always, there are also tons of concerts, street fests and pop-ups happening throughout the city to keep you entertained. 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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September 2021 events
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September 2021 events

October 2021 events
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October 2021 events

November 2021 events
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November 2021 events

December 2021 events
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