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Chicago Summer Events

Kim Bellware

PHOTOS: New Bellwether Market Puts Pets On Parade

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bellware | Posted 06.10.2013 | Chicago

The combination market, feast and general low-key spectacle that is Bellwether set up for its very first happening at the Hideout this weekend. Wh...

Top 5 Weekend Festival Picks

Posted 09.07.2012 | Chicago

Didn't manage to score tickets to catch either the Bears season opener or the Boss at Wrigley this weekend? Lucky for you, even as summer winds dow...

Top 5 Labor Day Weekend Festival Picks

Posted 08.31.2012 | Chicago

Ah, Labor Day. That wonderful day that arrives each year just in time for the tail end of summer, graciously granting a three-day weekend for the mass...

PHOTOS: Festivals This Weekend: Arts, Jazz, Ale & More

Posted 08.03.2012 | Chicago

Going to Lollapalooza this weekend? Feel free to keep moving; there's nothing for you here. For the rest of us -- read on. Few things outside base...

PHOTOS: Must-See Weekend Festivals: Modern Vintage, Jeff Fest And The Goat Party

Posted 07.27.2012 | Chicago

Can it be, already, the last weekend of July? While the summer heat promises to carry us through August, our free weekends out may be dwindling. Lucki...

Ukuleles, Art, Music & More Headline This Weekend's Festivals

Posted 07.06.2012 | Chicago

If we had any doubts that summer was in full swing, this week's heat has certainly put them to rest. While air conditioned apartments may be hard to p...

This Weekend's Summer Festivals: Celebrate Bloody Marys, Kung Fu & More

Posted 06.22.2012 | Chicago

Summer officially kicked off this week, but in Chicago we've been soaking up the sunshine for weeks with a jam-packed schedule of summer events. E...

Spring Awakening, Taste Of Randolph & More Must-Go Weekend Festivals

Posted 06.15.2012 | Chicago

With June well under way, Chicago's summer festival season is too--and there's no shortage of events this weekend offering Chi-style fun out in the su...

Blues Fest, Ribfest & More Must-Go Weekend Festivals

Posted 06.08.2012 | Chicago

With June well under way, Chicago summer festival season has officially arrived -- and with it comes a myriad of opportunities to get some fresh air a...

Chill & Grill Festival Chefs Share Go-To Summer BBQ Recipes

Posted 06.08.2012 | Chicago

A group of celebrity chefs will be taking over Chicago's Waveland Park this weekend for the second annual Chill and Grill Festival. The event, spon...

New Beachfront Music Festival Unveils Lineup

Posted 04.13.2012 | Chicago

The initial lineup announcement of another festival coming to Chicago proves, once more, that Lollapalooza and Pitchfork are far from the only large-s...

A Guide To Chicago City Guides

The A.V. Club Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Summertime in Chicago means many things to many people, but to an increasingly cash-strapped city it means it's time for the annual influx of those sw...