Calendar

There’s always something going on. Here’s a curated list of some of the best events and festivals around.

Seasonal Events
All Year Events

January

Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival at Stage 773 in Chicago. http://www.chicagosketchfest.com
Lakeview Polar Beach Club Plunge at Oak Street Beach. http://www.lakeviewpolarbearclub.com/

February

Snow Days Chicago at Navy Pier, Chicago. Int’l ice carving competition.
Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place. http://www.chicagoautoshow.com/

March

St. Patrick’s Day parade and river dyeing in downtown Chicago

April

Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo.

May

Tulip Time Festival in Holland, MI.
Lombard Lilac Festival in Lombard, IL. &

June

Chicago Blues Festival at Grant Park.

July

Eyes to the Skies hot air balloon festival in Lisle, IL

August

Wisconsin State Fair in West Allis, WI (next to Milwaukee).

September

American Indian Center’s Annual Chicago Pow Wow in Busse Woods, Elk Grove Village, IL.

October

Chicago Marathon in downtown Chicago.
Columbus Day Parade in downtown Chicago.

November

Christkindlmarket at Chicago’s Daley Center.
Magnificent Mile Lights Festival on Michigan Ave, Chicago. Everything is lit up at once!

December

Christkindlfest in Barrington, IL.

Seasonal Events

Spring

Summer

Schaumburg Boomers baseball games and theme nights at Boomers Stadium, Schaumburg, IL

Fall

Winter

All Year Events


Marriott Theatre musicals in Lincolnshire, IL