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2013 Major Chicago Events
Chicago Snow Days
The following festivals & events are produced by the Bureau of Special Events.
Chicago's Farmers Markets bring more than 70 vendors selling fresh fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers to over 20 neighborhoods throughout the City of Chicago.
Chicago's Memorial Day Parade
May 27, 2013 - State Street
The Chicago parade is considered one of the largest Memorial Day parades in the nation. Since 1870, Memorial Day parades have graced the streets of Chicago. In 1997, Mayor Richard M. Daley made it an annual tradition as a day to be thankful that we live in a country where freedom, justice and democracy are proudly defended.
June 6-9, 2013 Grant Park
The Chicago Blues Festival is the largest free blues festival in the world and remains the largest of Chicago's Music Festivals.
Bike To Work Day
Bike To Work Week
June 10-14, 2013 -Daley Plaza
Hosted at Daley Plaza – 50 W. Washington, the event celebrates the City’s commitment to make Chicago the best big city for bicycling.
August 17 - 18 -North Avenue Beach
The Chicago Air & Water Show is the largest spectator event in the United States and the longest ongoing show of its kind in North America.
Maxwell Street Market
Sundays Year-round -Des Plaines St. & Roosevelt Rd. -More Information
The Maxwell Street Market is a Chicago tradition of bargains and bargaining with an international flavor.