Hey Chicagoland! Here’s your weekly list of fun, upcoming events. If you have any events you would like us to promote for you please email me at least 1 week in advance at [email protected]!
Complete List Of City Of Chicago Farmer’s Markets – Check link for days, times, and details.
Yelp List of Suburban Farmer’s Markets– Enter your location and check Yelp link for days, times, and details.
Friday August 23rd
Chicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers – First Pitch 7:10pm – The Promotion is Elvis Night.
41st Annual Chicago Jazz Festival – From Friday August 23rd – Sunday September 1st – The Chicago Jazz Festival showcases the greatest jazz artists from Chicago and around the world across the city during new, extended festival dates. The Chicago Jazz Festival is produced by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and programmed by the Jazz Institute of Chicago.
Saborea Food And Spirits Festival – From Friday August 23rd – Sunday August 25th – This three-day culinary extravaganza will feature some of the world’s most recognized Latino chefs together in Chicago, August 23-25, 2019 for unique collaboration of food, spirits and cooking demonstrations.
Taste of Greektown – From Friday August 23rd – Sunday August 25th – Hellenic pride will take center stage when this iconic culinary fest in Chicago’s West Loop returns for its 30th festive year. Food and spirits from neighborhood eateries will again be the main attraction. There will also be dance troupes, kids’ activities and a gyros eating contest on Saturday.
Saturday August 24th
Chicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers – First Pitch 6:10pm – The Promotion is White Sox Beer Stein.
Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals – First Pitch 1:20pm.
Tamal Fest – From 11:00am – 5:00pm – In addition to tamales, the fest will also feature artesanías from the group Mujeres Artesanas con Carrillo as well as performances by local artists, students and community members.
Chicago Mimosa Crawl – From 11:00am – 4:00pm – Start your day with the warm sun shining, a smile on your face, and a mimosa in hand! Chicago Summer will be in full effect so grab your best friends and enjoy the best bars & restaurants in River North!
Poi Dog Pondering – Gates Open at 6:00pm – We couldn’t be more excited that Poi Dog Pondering is coming back to Aurora, and we’re stoked that this time they’re taking the stage at that beautiful outdoor venue along the river. Ask anyone who’s ever experienced a live Poi show, and they’ll tell you it’s a soul-lifting celebration of life, humanity and love, all driven through Poi’s one-of-a-kind music.
Sunday August 25th
Chicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers – First Pitch 1:10pm. The Promotion is Coca-Cola Family Sunday.
Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals – First Pitch 1:20pm – The Promotion is Cubs “Color Your Own” Bag.
Monday August 26th
Chicago Karaoke Festival at South Shore – From 4:00pm – 8:00pm – The People’s Stage Karaoke is excited to follow up on last year’s first Chicago Karaoke Festival by launching a series of outdoor community karaoke dance parties throughout Chicago’s diverse neighborhood parks. We start at the South Shore Cultural Center, then Horner Park, then Ping Tom Park and conclude the series with the 2nd Chicago Karaoke festival itself at Humboldt Park.
Harry Potter: Wizards Unite at Chicago Premium Outlets – Starting at 12:30pm – Chicago Premium Outlets will feature an amplified Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game play experience in the United States with increased rewards and elusive enemies. Simon’s 200+ US Shopping Destinations® will each have multiple sponsored Inns and Fortresses, giving players more XP and more spell energy than any other non-sponsored location in the US. This, coupled with both indoor and outdoor locations and plenty of shopping and dining options to enjoy while playing, makes Simon Shopping Destinations one of the best places to spend a day playing Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. In the future, select Simon properties will host real-world events and QR assignments for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.
Tuesday August 27th
Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins – First Pitch is 7:10pm.
Summer Nights in The Commons – From 5:00pm – 9:00pm – Join us for our summer concert series, Summer Nights in The Commons! The evening begins at 5pm with a Market and Cruise Night (car show) followed by each concert at 7:30pm.
Wednesday August 28th
Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins – First Pitch is 7:10pm. The Promotion is $1 Hot Dog Wednesday.
Chicago Career Fair – Live Recruiting/Hiring Event – From 11:00am – 2:00pm – National Career Fairs is the industry leader and we are driving employers and future employees together faster then ever before.
Navy Pier Fireworks – Starts at 9:30pm. Navy Pier is the destination for spectacular fireworks in Chicago, perfectly synchronized to music on Lake Michigan. Our biweekly Aon Summer Fireworks shows occur on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the summer, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Be sure to check the schedule for additional shows added throughout the year.
Thursday August 29th
Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins – First Pitch is 1:10pm. The Promotion is Free T-Shirt Thursday.
Still Not Friday Stand-Up Comedy Showcase – From 8:00pm – 10:00pm – Still Not Friday is a stand-up comedy showcase happening every Thursday night at Two Brothers Roundhouse. Featuring some of the best comedians from Chicagoland and beyond, Still Not Friday provides three showcased comedians every week, each doing a 20-minute set.