After moving from Lakeview to Fulton Market in 2021, the Chicago Craft Beer Festival returns to the West Loop this year for a three-day extravaganza of craft brews. The fest partners with PB&J: Pizza Beer and Jukebox, offering more than 40 beers from 35 local, regional and national breweries. Snag a tasting ticket to secure your spot and feel free to grab a bite to eat before you begin sampling.
Welcome to another weekend in Chicago! Explore the start of Chicago summer festival season this weekend at events like the Chicago Craft Beer Festival in Fulton Market—where you'll find more than 40 beers available for sampling—or head to Lincoln Park to grab food and tap your feet to tunes from a roster of cover bands at Mayfest. Alternatively, you can visit Andersonville to browse handmade wares at the spring edition of Renegade Craft Fair or celebrate all things Hellenic at the Greek Heritage Parade along Halsted Street on Sunday. Plus, catch up with the best of Japanese indie cinema during opening weekend of the Chicago Japanese Film Collective's annual film fest, which is showing movies centered around the theme of "love" at the Gene Siskel Film Center and The Logan Theatre. Ready to make the most of your days off? Check out the rest of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend.
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