This remarkable urban scene happens twice a year!
Witness the fascinating rock formations brought to the surface after being deposited in a huge shallow inland sea around 425 million years ago
Let the unforgettable solo and family adventures happen here!
Take in the eastern culture while strolling through this award-winning landscape
The oldest and largest show of this kind in the United States
Starting as a local barbecue get-together, the Smokeout has become one of the best festivals in town!
A colorful celebration of freedom, diversity and culture
St. Patrick's Day in Chicago is definitely a party of a lifetime!
A favorite Labor Day Weekend tradition with great music all over the city
The holiday spirit takes over the Michigan Avenue on that night
A summer gathering of leading DJs from all over the world
Some spots on Earth wait for the moment of solar totality for hundreds or even thousands of years. To capture a spectacle, you have to be truly lucky
The most fun fall event loved by kids and adults
One of the biggest and brightest holiday events in Illinois
Enjoy the best fall colors across the state
The largest free blues festival in the world and one of the greatest music festivals in Chicago
Beloved Chicago indoor winter event perfect for frosty days
Nothing can beat a good ol' fair in the Midwest
The ice cover gets shattered to knife-sharp pieces as spring takes over winter
Come out and get lost in the world's largest corn labyrinth
One of the nation's best agricultural events is full of fun experiences
Great food and some wacky fun in just 30 minutes from Chicago
Discover some of the best ski areas of the Midwest
Linkoln Park Zoo is not only one of the biggest and oldest zoos in the USA, but it also boasts some perfect winter scenery
Drink lots of margaritas and cerveza celebrating the Mexican national holiday
A legendary rock music event held in Chicago
The "Pumpkin capital of the world" celebrates the harvest season
One of the oldest and most famous alternative music festivals is a must-visit!
An enchanted forest filled with dazzling projections and interactive trees that respond to touch and voice
A perfect opportunity to enjoy live racing, entertainment, and fancy group outings
Find out if Windy Сity is made for wind sports
Save a full weekend in late August to enjoy the unforgettable ballooning experience
Enjoy the full weekend of balloon rides, live music, and other entertainment
The largest redhead gathering in the US
The largest African American parade in the United States
The only outdoor winter and summer beer festival of Midwest
The sweetest run in the world takes over the United States from coast to coast
A popular ballooning gathering in Illinois
Wrap up the summer season with a bang
Discover a safe haven abundant with flowers just on the outskirts of the Windy City
The Illinois Craft Brewers Guild organizes the massive 11 days long craft beer event