Chicago calendar of events 2018

Events in Chicago, calendar 2018, music festivals, fairs, parades, sporting events, concerts.There are plenty things to do in Chicago. 

Chicago Calendar 2018: January

Things to do in Chicago in January 2018

Chicago Career Fair: January 10th 2018, at The Congress Plaza

Chicago Boat , RV & Strictly Sail Show 2018: January 10 to 14th at McCormick Place Chicago

Natural Hair Fest: Chicago on January 14th at W Hotel City Center

March For Life: Chicago January 14, 2018, on Federal Plaza

Youth America Grand Prix Chicago: January 19 to 21st 2018, at Dominican U Performing Arts Center

Chicago Winter Half Marathon: January 20, 2018

Chicago Restaurant Week 2018: January 26 to February 8th

Chicago Disney On Ice in Presents Dare to Dream: January 31 to February 4th 2018, at United Center Chicago

Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival 2019: January 17 to 27th

Chicago: February 2018

Chicago in February 2018

Youth America Grand Prix Chicago: February 1 to 4, 2018, at Dominican U Performing Arts Center

Chicago Theatre Week 2018: February 8 to 18th

Motocycle Show in Rosemont: February 9 to 11, 2018 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Cupid's Undie Run Chicago 2018: February 10th. John Barleycorn

2018 Chicago Auto Show: February 10 to 19th at McCormick Place

Valentine's Day: February 14th

Chicago Our World Underwater: Chicago Dive & Travel Expo February 17, 18th 2018 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont Illinois

Annual Lunar New Year Parade 2018: Chicago on February 25th at 1pm. The parade will kick off at 24th Street and Wentworth Avenue.  The procession will head north up Wentworth to Cermak Road.

Chicago: March 2018

What to do in March in Chicago

City of Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade: March 2018, in the area Balbo and Columbus

Chicago Flower & Garden Show 2018: March 14 to 18th, at Navy Pier

St. Patrick's Day: March 17th

Baconfest Chicago: March, April at UIC Forum

Chicago: April 2018 

What's on Chicago in April 

Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo: April 6 to 8th 2018 at South Building at McCormick Place

Walker Stalker Con Chicago: April 7, 8th 2018, at Donals E. Stephens Convention Center

Chicago Lakefront 50k: April  

Shen Yun in Chicago: April 12 to 15, 2018 at Harris Theater

Pinot Days Festival: Chicago in April 2018 at Navy Pier Chicago

Chicago Maritime Festival: April 

Chicago WhiskyFest: April at the Hyatt Regency Chicago

Art, Jewelry & Antique Show: Chicago April, May, at Navy Pier

One of the Kind Spring, annual show returns to The Mart: April 27, 28, 29, 2018

Chicago: May 2018

Chicago calendar of events 2018: May 2018

Polish Day Parade in Chicago in May 2018

Cinco de Mayo Festival in Chicago on May 5th

Chicago TheFitExpo: May at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Anime and Manga Convention: May in Rosemont, IL

Chicago May Fest: May 

National Restaurant Show: Chicago May 2018

Chocolate Festival: May 18, 19, 20, 2018, in the Historic Downtown Long Grove 

Chicago Spring Half Marathon: May 20th 2018

Memorial Day Weekend in Chicago: May

Chicago's Memorial Day Parade: May 

Bike The Drive: Chicago May

Chicago: June 2018

Chicago calendar 2018: events in June

Lights Festival: Chicago Summer
June 9, 2018. Location: Country Thunder 2303 Richmond Rd Twin Lakes, Wisconsin

Chicago Gospel Music Festival: June. Gospel music concerts. The festival is free. Event at the Millennium Park.

Avon 39 Chicago Avon Walk for Breast Cancer: June 

Cake Chicago Comics Expo: June at Center on Halsted

Spring Awakening Music Festival: Chicago June on Soldier Field

Ravinia Festival in June to September in Chicago, enjoy Symphony Orchestra concerts, ballets, jazz music, folk music in Highland Park

Color Run in June 

Chicago Blues Festival: June at Grant Park and Millennium Park

Chicago NeoCon: June 

Brickworld Chicago: Chicago June at the Renaissance Hotel & Convention Center

Chicago Summer Fireworks June 2018

Music Festival in Chicago on June 21st 

Chicago Country Music Festival Lake Shake: June. Downtown Chicago on Museum Campus

Chicago hotels best locations
  • Downtown Chicago

  • Magnificent Mile

  • River North

Chicago: July 2018

Chicago calendar of events: July 2018

4th of July in Chicago: fireworks at Navy Pier

Taste of Chicago: July 2018. Food festival in Chicago at Grant Park

Millennium Art Festival: Chicago in July 

Chicago Glo Run: July

Summer Fireworks in Chicago: July 2018

Annual Chicago Tribune North Michigan Avenue Art Festival in July at Pioneer Court, downtown Chicago

Square Roots festival: Chicago Lincoln Square July. The festival takes place on Lincoln Avenue, between Montrose and Wilson

The Great Bull Run in Cicero, Il

Chicago Pichfork Music Festival: Union Park. Music Festival in Chicago July 

Health & Fitness Expo: Chicago July at McCormick Place

Chicago Rock'n'Roll Half Marathon 2018: July 21, 22nd

Chicago craft Beer Festival in July on Sheffield Ave between Webster and Fullerton

Run Chicago: race in July. It starts at Montrose Beach , Lincoln Park

Wicker Park Fest: performances in July. Music, food on Milwaukee Ave. from North Ave. to Paulina St

Chicago: August 2018

Chicago calendar of events: August 2018

Summer Fireworks in August in Chicago 

Chicago Lollapalooza 2018: August 2 to 5th. Music festival at Grant Park, Chicago

Viva! Chicago Latin Music Festival in August at Grant Park

Greek Festival taste of Greece in August at Greektown in Chicago

Transamerica Chicago Triathlon 2018: August 26th

Chicago Jazz Festival: August, September, at Chicago Cultural Center, Millennium Park

Chicago: September 2018

Chicago calendar events: September 2018

Expo Chicago of Contemporary & Modern Art: September at Navy Pier.

Chicago Women Rock 5k, 10k, half Marathon: September at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Celebrate Food and Wine: September at Millennium Park

Chicago Foam Glow 5k: September at Toyota Park

Chicago Half Marathon: September 23rd 2018

Chicago: October 2018

Chicago Artists Month: October, November 2018

Chicago's In Good Taste: October 2018

Chicago Color Fun Fest in October, 5k at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake

Columbus Day 2018: October 8th

Chicago Film Festival: October 

Open House Chicago: free visit to buildings in Chicago in October, the City Hall, Godfrey Hotel, Tribune Tower...

Trains, Tricks and Treats: family event in Chicago in October at the Botanical Garden 

Chicago International Children’s Film Festival: Chicago October, November 

Halloween Fireworks in Chicago: end of October 2018

Pumpkins in the Park 5k: October. Events in Lincoln Park 

Spooky Zoo Spectacular at Lincoln Park Zoo

Chicago Botanic Garden HallowFest in October 

Chicago Monster Dash in October 

Chicago 50k Lakefront Race in Chicago in October 

Chicago Spooky Pooch Parade in Chicago Botanic Garden. And a dog costumes contest 

Chicago Hot Chocolate race in Chicago downtown in October

Chicago: November 2018

SOFA expo 2018: Chicago from November 1 to 4th. Art and Design expo in Chicago at Navy Pier

Chicago Toy and Game Fair in November at Navy Pier

Lights Festival: November 17, 18th 2018

The tree-lighting parade steps off at 5:30pm at Oak Street, heading south on Michigan Avenue to Wacker Drive.

Toys for Tots Motocycle Parade: November. City Tap & Grill 7320 West Irving Park Road, Norridge, IL

Chicago McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade: November, Downtown Chicago, on State Street, from Congress to Randolph

Black Friday 2017: November 24th

Chicago: December 2018

Winter events in Chicago! Discover Christmas events in December

Christkindlmarket Chicago: December on Daley Plaza, Chicago Loop

Navy Pier Winter WonderFest: Chicago in December 

Chicago Santa Hustle 5k: December 2018

Annual One of a Kind Holiday Show: December, at The Mart

Chicago Holiday Magic: Christmas show, Chicago breakfast with Santa, brunch with Santa, Chicago Zoo Year's Eve at Brookfield Zoo

ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo in December, January 

Breakfast with Santa in December

Chicago New Year's Eve Fireworks: December 31st at midnight


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Chicago, Illinois

January in January

Chicago Boat , RV & Strictly Sail Show

Puppet Theater Festival 

February in Chicago

Social Media Week

March in Chicago

St. Patrick's Day Parade

Chicago Flower & Garden Show

April in Chicago

Baseball games

Chicago Cubs

Chicago White Sox

May in Chicago

Polish Day Parade 

Cinco de Mayo Festival  

June in Chicago

Cake Chicago Comics Expo

TBS Just For Laughs Chicago 

Spring Awakening Music Festival 

July in Chicago

4th of July

Taste of Lakeview 

Summer Fireworks.

August in Chicago

Summer Fireworks

Viva! Chicago Latin Music Festival

Greek Festival

September in Chicago

Jazz Festival  

Marvel Universe Live ! 

Expo Chicago of Contemporary & Modern Art

October in Chicago

Chicago's In Good Taste . 

Halloween with the Fear at Navy Pier 

Marathon in Chicago 

November in Chicago

McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade 

Black Friday

Magnificent Mile Festival

December in Chicago

Christkindlmarket Chicago 

Navy Pier Winter WonderFest 

Chicago Santa Hustle 5k