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Fall Into Chicago Fall Festivals, Events and Halloween Madness! | Chicago Events October 2012

09/24/2012 | by

Fall is a beautiful time of year in Chicago! The temperatures are just right (in the mid-60's, that's just right for this time of year) and there is still plenty of fun things to do in Chicago every weekend! Don't miss any chance to see the fall foliage in Chicago from one of the sightseeing cruises, or just exploring the city on your own!


Chicago Events September 2012 | Things to do in Chicago this September

08/27/2012 | by

September really does it right by starting off the month with a holiday, and for that we are grateful! Fortunately for everyone though, this month is not stopping there with the festivities and activities - especially not in the Windy City.


Labor Day Weekend Chicago 2012

08/20/2012 | by

While there are so many famous Chicago attractions and things to do to keep you occupied while you're in town, there are also plenty of Chicago events that won't be there every time you go - like when you're in Chicago for Labor Day 2012! Many Americans associate Labor Day with the end of summer - at least the end of summer as we know it.


Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Chicago Jazz Festival 2012

08/15/2012 | by

This year marks the 34th annual Chicago Jazz Festival and it might just be the best one yet! Taking place during Labor Day weekend each year, this festival is a must-see if you're in the area.


Arlington Million 2012

08/13/2012 | by

We're in the final stretch! The Arlington Million 2012 is just around the corner, and we are more than ready to celebrate the 30th running of this great Chicago horse race! This year is going to be more exciting than ever before, because not only will you have one of the top horse races of the year, but this is the first year of the American St. Lager race, an exclusive race party and all new happenings in Club Million. 


Chicago Bears Season 2012

08/08/2012 | by

It feels like it's been ages since we've actually been able to see our favorite NFL team (the Bears!!) in a match. That's why we're so stoked that the Preseason Opener 2012 is this Thursday, August 9th, and then just a month away the Season Opener itself will take place September 9th!


Five Free Things to Do in Chicago This August

08/06/2012 | by

August is here, and this is one of the best months to visit the Windy City! We love all of the free events, festivals and other things to do in Chicago in August, and you're going to too!


Staying Cool in Chicago - How to Deal With Rising Summer Temperatures on Your Next Chicago Vacation

07/25/2012 | by

Have you noticed this summer feels a little hotter than it did in the past? Well a recent study has found that Chicago truly is getting hotter. But don't let that deter you from booking your next trip to Chicagoland!


Lollapalooza 2012

07/16/2012 | by

We’re half way through August and that means that we’re half way to Lollapalooza as far as July is concerned. Lollapalooza is a summer music festival in Grant Park, Chicago with great music and fun people in an atmosphere that screams "summer in Chicago."


It's National Picnic Month Chicago! Here Are Our Favorite Chicago Picnic Spots

07/11/2012 | by

The record-breaking heat in Chicago this month only reinforces what we know is true - it's time for picnics in Chicago! Even if the weather was not a convenient excuse to get out and enjoy the beautiful Chicago outdoor scenery, July is National Picnic Month and Americans all over the country are packing up their baskets, finding a great park and spreading out delicious and fun picnics.