Events & Festivals

Your guide to the best upcoming festivals and events in Chicago

A complete guide to Chicago events
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A complete guide to Chicago events

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Upcoming Chicago festivals

Riot Fest music festival
Music

Riot Fest music festival

North Coast Music Festival bills itself as "Summer's Last Stand"

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Upcoming concerts in Chicago
Music

Upcoming concerts in Chicago

Look no further for live music

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Chicago Marathon guide
Sports and fitness

Chicago Marathon guide

Whether you're a spectator or a competitor, here's everything you need to know about the 26.2 mile race

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A complete guide to Chicago Cubs games
Sports and fitness

A complete guide to Chicago Cubs games

The Chicago Cubs are more than just a baseball team

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Oktoberfest events in Chicago
Things to do

Oktoberfest events in Chicago

Halloween is still weeks away, but that shouldn't stop you from getting into the festive spirit of the season at one of the city's many 2016 Oktoberfest celebrations. Welcome fall's colorful foliage and bountiful harvest by having a meal (and a few drinks) at a German restaurant. Whether you're itching to squeeze into your lederhosen or just want to tip back a boot of beer, you'll want to take a look at our list of the best Oktoberfest events in town. RECOMMENDED: Our guide to fall in Chicago

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22 dog-friendly patios in Chicago
Restaurants

22 dog-friendly patios in Chicago

Dog-friendly patios make city life a breeze for your canine friends

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The top Chicago music festivals

Lollapalooza
Music

Lollapalooza

Chicago's largest summer music festival takes over Grant Park with big acts and even bigger porta-potty lines

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Pitchfork Music Festival
Music

Pitchfork Music Festival

Union Park turns into a hipster paradise at this indie-leaning summer festival

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Spring Awakening
Music

Spring Awakening

A sea of bros in neon tank tops flock to this massive EDM festival in Soldier Field

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Riot Fest
Music

Riot Fest

The punks invade Humboldt Park at this sprawling rock festival on the city's Northwest Side

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North Coast
Music

North Coast

Do your Labor Day plans include jam bands, hip-hop acts, DJs and glow sticks? You're probably a Coastie

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