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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!

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.
JDRF One Walk
Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 8:30
Montrose Harbor 600 West Montrose Harbor Drive Chicago, IL
JDRF One Walk has one goal: to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). We know you want to make a cure a reality too—and we can't wait for you to join us Details.
Chicago Marathon
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Grant Park, Butler Field at 9 a.m.
The 40th anniversary of the iconic race, once called the “people’s race anyone can come and enjoy,” Details.
Women Rock Chicago
Saturday, September 2, 2017
4010 Museum Campus Drive, Chicago, IL
The Women Rock Chicago run is a popular annual women's race that features some great courses, killer swag, handsome men giving out bling at the finish line, and a bubbly post race party. Details.
Houston Taste of the Nation
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
2000 Edwards Street Houston, TX
Houston's Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry is a celebrated culinary tasting event featuring over 40 of the region's top chefs, bartenders and pitmasters, all united for one cause: making sure all children have the nutritious food they need, every day. Details.
Wonderland Express
November 24, 2017 - January 7, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Chicago Botanic Garden
Join us at the Garden for Wonderland Express, an annual holiday extravaganza featuring magnificent model trains, magical and glittering indoor snow, and meticulously crafted Chicago landmarks in miniature. Details.
ZooLights
Lincoln Park Zoo 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL
November 25, 2017 - January 1, 2018
The event at the Lincoln Park Zoo features millions of holiday lights, ice carvings, music, carousel and train rides, food, and gift shopping (plus photos with Santa some days). Details.
Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest
December 2 - January 8, 2018
Navy Pier 600 E. Grand Avenue CHICAGO, IL
Packed with indoor family fun, this delightful family tradition features 170,000 square feet of rides, giant slides, the Chicago Blackhawks indoor ice skating rink and holiday decor that is sure to get you into the holiday spirit. 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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