Sat May 4th
There are two sessions to pick from at the Chicago Beer Classic. Help yourself to 48 2oz beer samples from over 30 Chicago breweries, play giant Jenga and beer pong, and get some food truck grub at Soldier Field.
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Fri May 10th - Fri May 17th
In 2018, Chicago became the nation’s craft brewery capital. Celebrate Illinois craft beer and breweries with hundreds of tap takeovers and drink specials in breweries, bars, and restaurants in Chicago and across the state. The week kicks off with Beer Under Glass, ICBW’s signature tasting fundraiser at the Garfield Park Conservatory.
Photo courtesy of Illinois Craft Brewers Guild
Check out the Renegade Craft Fair this Mother’s Day weekend in Pilsen's Arts District. Chicago festival season kicks off with Lincoln Park Wine Festival, running Friday through Sunday, May 17th-19th. Mayfest celebrates its 24th year the same weekend. Finally, don’t miss the 35th annual Belmont-Sheffield Music Fest on Memorial Day weekend, May 25th-26th.
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Sat May 25th 10am-6pm
Sun May 26th 10am-5pm
Randolph Street Market invites you to its indoor/outdoor season opener, Garden Party. Shop antique and repurposed furniture, unique art, decor, ephemera, vintage fashion, fancy foods, global goods, and more from over 300 vendors in the heart of the West Loop. The beer garden and live music make for an entertaining day of shopping.
Photo courtesy of Randolph Street Market Garden Party
Thurs May 30th 8pm
Fri May 31st 8pm
Eddie is back to his roots with an all-new show which expands on his own very unique, totally surreal and fantastical view of life, love, history, and his “theory of the universe”.
Photo courtesy of The Chicago Theatre