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Chicago Park District
The Chicago Park District is the largest municipal park manager in the nation and owner of more than 8100 acres of green space. We invite you to take a look at the many events happening in your neighborhood Park! Details.

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Upcoming things to do in Chicago!

Fourth of July at Navy Pier
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
600 E. Grand Avenue Chicago, IL

Chicago! Last year’s big Windy City Independence Day celebration was pretty spectacular, but we’ve gotten the inside scoop that this year’s festivities,including everyone’s favorite fireworks display at Navy Pier, will be bigger and better than ever before! Details.
37th Annual Taste of Chicago
July 5 - 9, 2017
Grant Park, Chicago, IL
Taste of Chicago is the nation’s premier free outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago’s dining scene, alongside concerts and other activities for the entire family. Details.
Humana Rock 'N' Roll
July 15 - 16, 2017
Downtown Chicago, IL

Join us in Chicago in 2017 for our series-wide celebration of 20 Years Running! Get ready for some magnificent miles on this winning course! Details.
Chicago International Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday, July 29, 2017
2201 N Windsor Dr, Arlington Heights, IL

The Chicago International Dragon Boat Festival blends ancient culture with the excitement of sport and competition, transforming Lake Arlington Park into the host venue for this high-energy day of racing. Details.
Wicker Park Fest
July 29 - 30, 2017
N Milwaukee Ave & W North Ave Chicago, IL

Wicker Park Fest is one of Chicago’s top-drawing festivals, attracting visitors from across Chicagoland and the country with its fantastic music line-up. Details.
Chicago Air and Water Show
August 19 - 20, 2017
North Ave. Beach Chicago, IL

The Chicago Air and Water Show presented by Shell Oil Products U.S. and the City of Chicago is the largest FREE show of its kind in the United States. The show can be viewed along the lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street, with North Avenue Beach as the focal point. Details.
Chicago Fringe Festival
August 30 - September 10, 2017
Chicago, Illinois

A Fringe Festival can be loosely defined as a performance festival that seeks the un-tried and the weird. Details.
Chicago Jazz Festival
August 31 - September 3, 2017
Chicago Cultural Center, Millennium Park

Known for its artistic creativity, the Chicago Jazz Festival is a favorite Labor Day Weekend tradition. It promotes awareness and appreciation for all forms of jazz through free, quality live musical performance. Details.
Metro Chicago Heart Walk
Friday, September 22, 2017
Oak Brook Chicago, Illinois

Thanks to all our walkers, donors and volunteers who have accepted the challenge to help fight heart disease and stroke. We cannot achieve our mission without each one of you! Details.
One of a Kind Holiday Show
December 7 - 10, 2017
theMART Chicago, IL

Save the date for the 17th annual One of a Kind Holiday Show as it returns to The Mart December 7-10 with more than 600 talented makers from across North America and thousands of original handmade gift options. Details.

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