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Chicago events calendar for 2018

Find the best things to do all year with our Chicago events calendar of 2018's biggest festivals, concerts, parades, art shows and more


By Time Out Chicago staff, compiled by Zach Long

Posted: Wednesday July 25 2018


Photograph: Aaron Bean

Let this Chicago events calendar be your guide when you're looking for something to do today, this weekend or in the coming months. Consult our list of events 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 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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