Want to know all about Chicago events taking place through the end of the year? Check here!
9/7-9/23, 20th Annual World Music Festival Chicago
Various venues around Chicago
9/29-9/30, Hyde Park Jazz Festival
The Midway Plaisance and various venues around the Hyde Park neighborhood
1130 Midway Plaisance
10/8, Columbus Day Parade
State St. from Lake St. to Van Buren St.
Begins at 1 p.m.
10/12-10/26, 54th Chicago International Film Festival
AMC River East
21 322 E. Illinois St.
10/13-10/14, Open House Chicago
Various locations around Chicago
Explore 250 Chicago buildings for free over two days (see image above).
10/20, Arts In The Dark Halloween Parade
Columbus Dr. from Balbo St. to Monroe St.
Begins at 6 p.m.
11/1-11/4, SOFA Arts Expo
The Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design (SOFA) Fair
11/16, Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
201 E. Randolph St.
11/16-12/24, Christkindlmarket Chicago
50 W. Washington St.
ALSO this year at Park at Wrigley
11/17-11/18, Randolph Street Market
1341 West Randolph Street
11/16-11/17, Festival of Barrel Aged Beers
UIC Forum, 725 West Roosevelt
11/17-3/11/2019, McCormick Tribune Ice Rink
Millennium Park/Michigan Ave. between Washington St. and Madison St.
Free ice skating daily; $12 shoe rentals available.
11/17-3/11/2019, Maggie Daley Park Skating Ribbon
Maggie Daley Park
337 E. Randolph St.
11/16, The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
Michigan Ave. from Oak St. to Wacker Dr.
Festival takes place throughout the day; parade begins at 5:30 p.m.
11/22, McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade
State St. from Congress Ave. to Randolph St.
Late November – January 2019, Weekends and Holiday Week, ZooLights
Lincoln Park Zoo
2200 N. Cannon St.
12/6-12/9, oneofakind Show + Sale
Merchandise Mart Plaza
December 2018 – January 2019, Fifth Third Bank Winter Wonderfest
600 E. Grand Ave.