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Chicago events calendar for 2019

Find the best things to do all year with our Chicago events calendar of 2019's biggest festivals, concerts, parades, art shows and more


By Zach Long

Posted: Thursday January 10 2019


Photograph: Aaron Bean

Looking for something to do in Chicago today, this weekend or in the coming months? You've come to the right place. Consult Time Out Chicago's event calendars to find the best things happening in the city year-round. Whether you like to sip the latest drinks at the city's best cocktail bars with friends, hit the dance floor, attend summer music festivals or check out one of the city's best museums, we've got listings for the best concerts, art shows, theater and more.

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