Roscoe Village Burger Fest
Roscoe Village Burger Fest comes back for its fourth year and is packed with food, activites, a "Kids' Zone" and live music. July 13th and 14th (11am - 10pm) at Belmont and Damen. Gate donation is $7.
Taste of Chicago
Taste of Chicago is the nation's premier outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago's dining community. July 10th -14th (11am -9pm) in Grant Park. Admission is free.
African/Caribbean International Festival of Life
Enjoy spectacular music, food, arts, and more at this family-friendly event featuring the best of Reggae, Caribbean, and African entertainers. July 4th - 7th in Union Park. Tickets are $15, $40 for a weekend pass.
Fourth of July Fireworks
Watch the sky light up during a spectacular fireworks show choreographed to a patriotic score on Lake Michigan. July 4th at Navy Pier starting at 9pm.
Chicago Pride Parade
Celebrate Chicago's GLBT community at the annual Pride Parade, now in its 44th year! Sunday, June 30th beginning at noon.Parade route stretches from Broadway to Halsted between Montrose and Diversey.
Join more than 25,000 attendees for live music, great food and drink, and a fantastic family area with activities for kids of all ages. June 29th and 30th from 11am - 9pm in Lincoln Park at Clark and Armitage. Admission is $5.
Gold Coast Art Fair
Browse works with prices ranging from $25 to $25,000 by more than 350 juried artists from around the world. June 29th and 30th from 10am - 6pm at Butler Field in Grant Park. Admission is free.
See summer legend Jimmy Buffet live! Saturday, June 29th at Charter One Pavillion on Northerly Island. For Tickets visit LiveNation.com
Lincoln Park Arts & Music Festival
See the works of juried artists and enjoy great music and food at the 5th Annual Lincoln Park Arts & Music Festival. June 29th and 30th from noon - 10pm on Racine between Webster and Fullerton. Gate donation is $7.
Summer on Southport
This annual festival showcases the best that Southport has to offer with great food, shopping, and live music. June 29th (11am - 10pm) and 30th (11am -9pm) on Southport and Waveland. Suggested donation of $5.
Old St. Pat's World's Largest Block Party
Meet and mingle with new people and single Chicagoans amid live music from big-name bands and great food. June 28th and 29th from 5:30pm - 10:30pm at Old St. Patrick's Church on Madison and Des Plaines.
Chicago Summer Dance
Enjoy two hours of live music and dancing on a 4,900 square-foot, open-air dance floor. Every Thursday - Sunday, June 27th - September 15th at The Grant Park Spirit of Music Garden.
See legendary singer/song writer Jackson Browne live with special guest Sara Watkins. June 26th, 7:30pm at the Ravinia Festival. For ticket information please visit Ravinia.org.
Chicago Women's Half Marathon & 5K
Enter as a mother-daughter or sister-sister team to enjoy the morning of running along the Chicago Lakefront and an energizing post-race event. June 23rd, 6:30am at Hutchinson Field, Grant Park. To register visit WomensHalfChicago.com.
Chicago Craft Beer Festival
This fest is packed with food, music, crafts, and of course, beer. June 21st (5pm - 10pm) and June 22nd and 23rd (11am - 9pm) at St. Michael's Church, 1633 N. Cleveland Avenue. Tickets are $40 and include 20 three ounce tastings.
Chicago Gospel Music Festival
Enjoy exhilarating music by renowned Gospel artists during this free festival in Millennium Park and Ellis Park. June 20th - June 23rd. Admission is free. For line-up and show times visit ChicagoGospelMusicFestival.us.
Big Lake Big City
Directed by ensemble member David Schwimmer, this modern noir takes you on a hilarious maze of double-crosses and double-identities. June 19th - August 11th at Lookingglass Theatre. For show times and tickets visit LookingglassTheatre.org.
Buddy is the story of Buddy Holly, showing his meteoric rise to fame in 1957, until his tragic death less than two years later. June 18th - 30th at the Cadillac Palace Theatre. Tickets can be purchased at BroadwayinChicago.com.
6 Corners BBQ Fest
Celebrate Father's Day weekend with ribs, burgers, hot dogs, chicken and more from Chicago's best BBQ restaurants. June 15th and 16th at the intersection of Milwaukee, Cicero and Irving Park.
Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat
Emerald City Theatre's production of The Cat in the Hat comes to the Broadway Playhouse! This adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic is full of trouble and fun. June 15th - September 1st at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place. Tickets can be purchased at BroadwayinChicago.com.
Family Sports Festival
The annual Family Sports Festival allows attendees to see and experience a wide range of different sports with dozens of interactive stations featuring over 25 sports and activities. June 14th (3pm -9pm) and 15th (11am - 5pm) at Butler Field in Grant Park. Admission is free.
Spring Awakening Music Festival
This all dance music festival hits Chicago, featuring the top DJs and Producers from all over the world. June 14th - 16th at Soldier Field. Three day passes are $170. Tickets can be purchased at SpringAwakeningFestival.com.
Taste of Randolph Street
At this fest West Loop restaurants come together with talented artisans and eclectic vendors for a cross-cultural celebration that stretches for six blocks. June 14th (5pm - 10pm) and the 15th and 16th (11am - 10pm) on Randolph Street between Peoria and Racine. Admission is $10.
West Side Story
Don't miss the revival of this classic award-winning musical that centers on Tony and Maria, two star-crossed lovers, who struggle to rise above hatred and intolerance. June 11th - 16th at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com.
Family Fun Festival
Open to families with kids of all ages, this fest is packed with family-friendly performances and hands-on activities with a different theme each week. All activities take place on the Park's Chase Promenade North. June 10th - August 18th. Admission is free.
Old Town Art Fair
The Old Town Triangle district hosts their 64th annual art fair in 2013 with works from 250 nationally acclaimed artists. June 8th and 9th from 10am - 6pm at Lincoln and Wisconsin. $7 gate donation. Kids 12 and under are free.
Printers Row Lit Fest
Browse new, used and antiquarian books from over 200 booksellers at the Midwest's largest literary event. June 8th, 10am - 10pm and June 9th, 10am - 6pm at Dearborn and Polk. Admission is free.
Women's Health and Resource Fair
At Lake View YMCA, 3333 N. Marshfield Avenue, on Saturday, June 8th from 10am to 1pm. For more information contact 773.296.4141 or 773.883.0770 or 773.880.9082 or visit www.staterepsara.com
This family-friendly event retains its quaint, international flavor with old-world Swedish traditions including a festive dance around the Maypole. June 7th from 5pm - 10pm. June 8th and 9th from 11am - 10pm. On Clark between Balmoral and Catalpa. $5 suggested donation at the gate.
Features include a BBQ master cookoff and RibMania sanctioned eating contest, so come hungry. June 7th, 5pm - 10pm. June 8th and 9th, noon - 10pm. At the intersection of Lincoln, Damen and Irving Park. $5 suggested donation at the gate.
Sting, one of the most iconic musicians of our time, is bringing his Back to Bass Tour to the Ravinia Festival. Make sure to pack a picnic and bring a blanket or outdoor chairs to enjoy the concert. June 7th and 8th at 8pm. For ticket information visit Ravinia.org.
The 30th Annual Chicago Blues Festival
For four days, enjoy the largest free blues festival in the world. June 6th at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millenium Park. June 7th - 9th in Grant Park. Admission is free. For the full line-up and schedule visit choosechicago.com.
Lincoln Avenue LIVE!
This brand new festival will feature music, the food of local restaurants, arts and crafts, and more! Saturday, June 1st from 12pm - 9:30pm and Sunday, June 2nd from 12pm - 9pm on Lincoln between Webster and Belden. $5 suggested donation at the gate.
Millennium Art Festival
The 5th annual Millennium Art Festival is free to the public, showcasing the original art of approximately 150 artists. May 31st - June 2nd at Lake Street and Michigan Avenue. Visit amdurproductions.com or call 847.926.4300 for more information.
Chicago Turkish Festival
The Chicago Turkish Festival will feature Turkish cuisine, a fashion show with Ottoman flair, festive performances, arts and crafts booths, and interactive activites. May 31st and June 1st from 10am - 9pm at Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan Avenue. Admission is free.
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones 50 AND COUNTING Tour continues the celebration of the band's first 50 years. May 28th, 31st, and June 3rd at the United center. Tickets can be purchased at the United Center Box Office, Ticketmaster Outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000.
Chicago's Memorial Day Parade
Chicago's Memorial Day Parade honors all the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our country. Wreath Laying Ceremony begins at 11am. Parade begins at Noon. Saturday, May 25th on State Street from Lake to Van Buren.
Soldier Field 10 Mile Run
Participants in the 10 mile race begin outside of the historic stadium and finish on the 50-yard Line of Soldier Field. Race beneficiaries include Salute INC. and the American Cancer Society. May 25th, starting at 7am. To register visit SoldierField10.com.
Take an exciting journey of discovery in the most immersive space environment ever created. May 17th, 2013 - April 1st, 2014 at The Adler Planetarium's Grainger Sky Theater.
Chicago Cubs Baseball
May Home Games: 1st - 5th, 7th and 8th, 13th - 15th, 17th - 19th and 29th - 31st. Tickets can be purchased at chicago.cubs.mlb.com or by visiting the Wrigley Field box office.
Chicago White Sox Baseball
May Home Games: 10th - 12th, 20th - 22nd and the 24th - 28th. Tickets can be purchased at chicago.whitesox.mlb.com or by visiting the U.S. Cellular Field box office.
See your favorite dinosaurs up close at this special exhibit. You can also roam a winding wooded train with 24 life-like, life-size animatronic prehistoric creatures! Now through October 27th at Brookfield Zoo.
Animal Inside Out, a BODY WORLDS Production
Explore the intricate biology and physiology of some of the world’s most spectacular creatures. This exhibit showcases more than 100 animal specimens that have been preserved through the process of plastination. Opens March 14th at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Creatures of Light: Nature's Bioluminescence
Creatures of Light delves into the mysterious world of bioluminescence. Discover the variety of ways in which animals use light and see how scientists study this amazing ability to glow. March 7th - January 5th at The Field Museum
The Book of Mormon
Tony Award-winning musical satire following the misadventures of two missionaries in Uganda. At the Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe Street. The show is running through September 8th with tickets around $45-$115. For more information visit www.broadwayinchicago.com or contact your Reside Concierge.
Reside Living is proud to announce Reside Rewards! Residents are now being offered special discounts at a variety of Chicago merchants and services. Visit resideliving.com for more information and stop by the Management Office today to pick up your Reside Rewards Card.
Free Wednesdays at the Art Institute
The Art Institute of Chicago is free every first and second Wednesday of the month. The institute has one of the world's most notable collections of diverse art. Located at 111 S. Michigan Ave. For more information, please contact your Reside concierge or call 312.443.3600.
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