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Chicago Weekend Events

Weekend Plans: Syrup, Roseanne & Nerd Dating

Posted 03.23.2012 | Chicago

It's been a big week, Chicago, and you deserve a break. You've been unpacking and repacking your seasonal wardrobes, dodging politician's robo-calls, ...

WATCH: 10 Spring Concerts Worth Checking Out

Posted 03.18.2012 | Chicago

With temperatures already approaching summer-like, record-breaking highs, it would be difficult to blame Chicagoans for getting a bit antsy for the pl...

Weekend Plans: College, Corndogs And St. Patrick's Day

Posted 03.16.2012 | Chicago

Spring is in the air, Chicago! And we know you've been itching to get out into this sunshine all week. While your plans for this weekend more than lik...

Weekend Plans: Hobnobbing, Horticulture & More

Posted 03.09.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's ladies looking for something else to do on these late weekend nights, we've got plenty of events you can stay at all night from now 'til Sun...

Weekend Plans: Shopping Cart Races, Polar Plunges & Chicago's 175th Birthday

Posted 03.02.2012 | Chicago

Just because Rosie might be over it doesn't mean we've had enough of Chicago. City pride this week is high, and not just for whoever's about to scoop ...

Weekend Plans: Wine, Pups And Critical Mass

Posted 02.24.2012 | Chicago

Finally having fluff on the ground doesn't give you any excuse to stay snowed in this weekend. While you count down the days until you can see Brookfi...

Weekend Plans: Jazz, Seedlings And George Washington's Birthday

Posted 02.17.2012 | Chicago

It's been a big week, Chicago! We've been working long and hard on the big award we won this week--and it's definitely something worth celebrating. So...

Chicago Weekend Plans: Shakespeare, Cars And Bloody Marys

Posted 02.10.2012 | Chicago

The snow is here! But that doesn't mean you should spend your weekend inside. If this week's tributes to Chicago's gritty legacy and silver-screen fam...

Weekend Plans: Elvis, Star Trek And A Cappella

Posted 02.03.2012 | Chicago

Rejoice, chosen people of Chicago, because our groundhog has dealt us a better deal than the rest of the country. If that doesn't take out the sting o...

Weekend Plans: Otters, PJs and The Polar Plunge

Posted 01.27.2012 | Chicago

If you've been trudging through January with the thought of Chicago summer events as the light at the end of your tunnel, now may be the time to find ...

Weekend Plans: Owls, The King And Nerd Dating

Posted 01.06.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's been feeling a little jilted this week; our neighbors to the west stole a lot of the attention, and our rep as blizzard-survivors is at stak...

Chicago Weekend Plans: Tubas, Mansions & A Very Mustache Christmas

Posted 12.16.2011 | Chicago

Playing hooky from your office holiday party this weekend? Chicago's got some good reasons to sneak out on the town. Whether you need a laugh as good ...

Weekend Plans: Tap, Magic And Naked Girls Reading

Posted 12.09.2011 | Chicago

The snow-bubble has burst, Chicago, and but that's not all that hurt us this week: our wallets are aching after exuberant holiday shopping, and our Co...

Chicago Weekend Plans: Crafts, Lit And 'Let It Ho'

Posted 12.02.2011 | Chicago

Windy City, we know you've had it rough this week. You're losing schools, "At The Movies" and maybe even your belief in Santa Claus. You've felt the c...

Weekend Plans: Sprints, Sing-a-Longs and Billy Corgan

Posted 11.23.2011 | Chicago

This weekend may be primarily about Thursday evening's big meal, but for many, it's also a rare long weekend to spend out and about in Chicago--perhap...

Weekend Plans: Toys, Tapas And Homer's 'Iliad'

Posted 11.18.2011 | Chicago

You've been busy this week, Chicago. Between playing Superman for a fan in need, unanimously passing a new budget and fighting for your right to free ...

Weekend Plans: Spinal Tap, Crafts And The Temple Of Boobs

Posted 01.11.2012 | Chicago

Chicago, we know you're weary. All week you've been shelling out bones to buy your dog a license, trying to cope, somehow, with your faulty iPhones, a...

Weekend Plans: Beer, Jazz And Pinup Style

Posted 01.04.2012 | Chicago

Pack away the fake blood and prepare for turned-out umbrellas: blustery November’s upon us. While you step away from your Halloween candy stockpile ...

Weekend Plans: Wine, Porn And Horror School

Posted 11.30.2011 | Chicago

This week, Chicago was assaulted with rain, gloom and even a few cyclist-toppling waves. If all the coffee Chicago's been tossing back still wasn't en...

Weekend Plans: Dragsters, Pigs And Mazes

Posted 11.09.2011 | Chicago

As happy as Chicago may be to find a break in the sweltering heat this week, seasoned pros know the blustery breezes of fall foreshadow the creeping a...

Weekend Plans: Wings, Crayons And Pole Dancing

Posted 10.26.2011 | Chicago

As August winds to a close, Chicagoans may find themselves rushing through their summer bucket lists, or finally exhaling as the young ones return to ...

THIS WEEKEND: Comic Con, Street Food, Kites And More

Posted 10.12.2011 | Chicago

As young Chicagoans slink back to school and the rolling rainstorms begin to eclipse our sunny summer days, this weekend is primed for heatstroke-free...

Lolla Alternatives: Weekend Activities For The Ticketless

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 10.02.2011 | Chicago

If you’re not among the more than 270,000 people planning to attend this weekend’s sold-out Lollapalooza, it's not a total loss. You can avoid the...

Weekend Plans: Art Fest, Printers' Ball, Jersey Shore & More

Posted 09.28.2011 | Chicago

Sure, this weekend Chicagoans will be treated to at least one sure-to-be spectacular event in Paul McCartney's sold-out Wrigley Field twosome of perfo...

Weekend Plans: Soul Train, Air Guitar & More

Posted 09.20.2011 | Chicago

The weather has not been kind to Chicago, or the rest of the country, this past week. As heat indexes climbed into triple digits, sitting inside air c...