Strawberry Fest. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. Free 10a-6p.
Strawberry foods, drinks and treats everywhere. Entertainment on two stages. 80 shops, galleries, restaurants. Well managed popular family event in a lovely town. starevents.comHistoric Long Grove, 847/634-0888, Route 83 and Old Route 53, Long Grove. North Suburban. visitlonggrove.comMAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE
Logan Square Arts Fest. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. Free 12-11p.
World's Largest Block Party (since 1985). -Saturday Yearly. 21+ $15-100 5:30-10:30p.
A fun and safe singles event with lots of beer and bands. Always sells out. Fr: Mike and Joe 5:30p, Wedding Banned 8:30p; Sa: Bosco 2p, Maggie Speaks 4p, 7th Heaven 6:30p, Elevation 8:30p. 312/648-1590 worldslargestblockparty.comUIC Festival Lot, 312/648-1021, 1145 S Morgan. Between Taylor & Roosevelt. MAPINFOSHARE
Cosmix. Fridays 21+ $0-5 10p-4a.
"A multimedia music & video dance party where art meets nightlife." Often preceded by theme events. Greg Haus spins Electronica/Indie Alternative dance music. 06.23: Pride edition of cosplay variety show celebrating all things Lord of The Rings. Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop. berlinchicago.comMAPPHOTOSFINDEVENTSINFOSHARE
Kiss Kiss Cabaret (since 2011). Fr/Sa 18+ $20-40 10p.
A wild mix of hilarious hosts, quirky musicians, incredible variety performers and beautiful burlesque beauties. Catch the up-close magic show at 7:30p. kisskisscabaret.comUptown Underground, 773/867-1946, 4707 N Broadway. uptownunderground.netMAPSHARE
Farmers Markets (since 1980). Fresh and charming. -2017.10.31 Yearly. All ages. Free.
Fun Bands at the Beer Garden nightly. All ages. Free.
Fr 06.23: Libido Funk Circus and The Shades 5:30-11:30pm. Sa 06.24: Pier Pride (Stay tuned for an updated list of artists during our Pier Pride celebration!) 2-11:30pm. Su 06.25: Old Town School Of Folk Shoobooty and Big Sadie 2-8pm. We 06.28: Morry Sochat & The Special 20s and Trayce Eileen 5:15-9:30pm. Th 06.29: Pier Dance Euphony and Snoopy King 7-9pm. Navy Pier, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. Miller Beer Garden at the Tip. navypier.comMAPPHOTOSFINDEVENTSINFOSHARE
Pleasant Outdoor Concerts almost daily. -2017.09.17 Yearly.
Fr 06.23: Gipsy Kings. PAV 8:00p Sa 06.24: Common. PAV 7:30p Su 06.25: Lea DeLaria of Orange is the New Black: An Evening of Comedy and Music. MT 7:30p Tu 06.27: Michael McDonald \ Boz Scaggs. PAV 7:00p We 06.28: Diana Krall. PAV 8:00p. Ravinia, 847/266-5100, 400 Iris Lane, Highland Pk. Served by Metra. ravinia.orgMAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE
*Chicago Summerdance (since 1997). Lessons, dancing, big bands, different style everyday. -2017.09.14 Yearly. All ages. Free Su 4-7p, Th-Sa 6-9:30p.
Salsa, Swing, Waltz, Bamboleo, Cha Cha, Polka, Tango, Mambo, Fox Trot, etc. Lessons first hour. chicagosummerdance.orgGrant Park, 312/742-4007, 601 S Michigan. Between Harrison and Balbo, easy by train, bus, trolley, bike or blade. MAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE
*Grant Park Music Festival (since 1935). -2017.08.20 Yearly. All ages. Free Various We/Fr/Sa 6:30p.
World-class orchestra, chorus and conductors, and an outstanding roster of local and international guest artists perform classical several days a week. 312/742-7638 grantparkmusicfestival.comGrant Park, Columbus Drive and Jackson Boulevard. Train, bus or cab. MAPPHOTOSEVENTSINFOSHARE
Millennium Park Concerts. Mo/Th -2017.08.21 Yearly. All ages. Free 6:30p.
Several extraordinary bands nightly, twice a week. Mo 06.26: Jaga Jazzist, AfrotroniX Th 06.29: Lady Wray, Zeshan B & the Transistor Mo 07.10: Natalie Prass, Angelica Garcia Th 07.13: Toto La Momposina Xenia Rubinos. tinyurl.com/chidts2016Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 312/742-1168, 55 N Michigan. Millennium Park, Downtown. millenniumpark.orgMAPSHARE
*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