Huge leather market, events all day, hot parties at select clubs, tough tourists. Registration Thursday, opening Friday, Pre-judging Saturday, finals Sunday, party at House of Blues. imrl.comCongress Plaza Hotel, 312/427-3800, 520 S Michigan. congressplazahotel.comMAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE
Fun Bands at the Beer Garden nightly. All ages. Free.
Fr 05.26: 97nine and Waxworks (Join us for the first official Live on the Lake performance of 2017!) 5:30-11:30pm. Sa 05.27: Hot Rocks and Guests (W/ Creedence Revived and Almond & Olive) 2-11:30pm. Su 05.28: Michele Thomas & Soulmeme (W/ John Kimler & Friends) 2-8pm. Mo 05.29: Hillbilly Rockstarz and Rebecca Rego 2-8pm. We 05.31: The Mike Wheeler Band and Jimmy Nick 5:15-9:30pm. Navy Pier, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. Miller Beer Garden at the Tip. navypier.comMAPPHOTOSFINDEVENTSINFOSHARE
*Long Grove Chocolate Fest. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. Free 10a-6p.
Freshly made chocolate dipped everythings; fruits, popcorn, donuts, martinis, etc. Chef demos, specialty shops, two entertainment stages. Well managed popular family event in a lovely town. Historic Long Grove, 847/634-0888, Route 83 and Old Route 53, Long Grove. North Suburban. visitlonggrove.comMAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE