Spring in Chicago means a few things: Overzealous attempts at outdoor dining, dusting off your bike and a whole lot of mud—for starters. As the weather tips above freezing, Chicago slowly creaks back to life, shaking off months of Netflix-facilitated hibernation. It's easy to do with a killer lineup of concerts, the beginning of street festival season and opportunities to catch gorgeous flowers in bloom. It may not be beach season just yet, but these warmer months give Chicagoans tons of excuses to get outside. Our complete guide to spring in Chicago will help you take advantage of this fantastic season.