Category Archives: Local Events

Chicago’s Best Parties: Where to Spend Your Halloween Weekend in Chi-Town

Whether you’re in search of a fright or want to bring your best costume ideas to life, Chicago has a ton of one-of-a-kind events to get you into the Halloween spirit. Just for starters, you can step inside a horror movie museum, play carnival games at an adult pumpkin patch, dance with drag queens at…

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A Spooktacular City: The Best Things to Do in Chicago for Halloween

Celebrate Halloween in Chicago with these spooky, spectacular, and supernatural events. The city is packed with haunted happenings each October, from frightening to friendly. Celebrate the spookiest time of year with nighttime parades, haunted houses, spooky movies, ghost tours, pumpkin picking, and beyond. Here are a few of the best things to do for Halloween…

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Explore Chicago’s Farmers Markets for Fresh, Organic Produce, Foods, and More.

Chicago farmers markets are the perfect place to stock up on local produce — and get a taste of each neighborhood’s local flavor. These community markets are social affairs, where neighbors gather each week to shop, chat, eat, and enjoy music and events. Some are seasonal, some go all year-round, and there’s a market every…

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Lakeside Lights: Two Ways to See the Navy Pier Fourth of July Fireworks Display in Downtown Chicago

See the Beauty in Your City Splash! Water laps the shore at Navy Pier and the city skyline glows over Lake Michigan. The fountains erupt as kids laugh and play, the Chicago sun setting behind you. Whack! The sound of the bat resounds from Wrigley Field as the Cubs take the lead, and suddenly… Boom!…

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