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  • Do-Division Street Fest and Sidewalk Sale

    Live Music programmed by Empty Bottle Presents: "Bringing music to Chicago for over 15 years" Saturday 5/31/08 8:30pm Lucero Soak up a... Read more

  • Chicago Blues Festival 2008

    25th Annual Chicago Blues Festival, June 5-8, 2008 in Grant Park The Mayor's Office of Special Events has completed announcing the headliners... Read more

  • Old Town Art Fair 2008

    The entrance is on to the Old Town Art Fair is at 1763 N Park Avenue but most people seem to get there by Second City at North Avenue and Wells... Read more

  • Andersonville Midsommarfest

    The 47th Annual Andersonville Midsommarfest (aka midsummerfest) is a celebration of Swedish heritage, artisans, great food and music. The 2008... Read more

  • Taste of Chicago 2008

    Schedule of Events by Day June 27 Petrillo Music Shell 5:30 p.m. - Chaka Kahn and Angie Stone Dominick's Cooking Corner Stage 11:00... Read more

  • Chicago Gay Pride Parade 2008

    One of the city's largest parades, the 39th annual Gay & Lesbian Pride Parade featured over 250 floats and groups along Halsted Street and Belmont... Read more

  • Sudanese Music and Dance Festival

    A Sudanese sampler of regional superstars performing in a gesture of peace and hope for a united Sudan Read more

  • Rock around the Block Festival in Chicago 2008

    Rock features about thirty of the windy city's best bands continuously performing on three unique stages and four full blocks of interactive fun!... Read more

  • Chicago Folk and Roots Festival 2008

    The Chicago Folk & Roots Festival is a two-day cultural festival held in the heart of Lincoln Square, one of Chicago's most diverse neighborhoods.... Read more

  • 9th Annual Outdoor Film Festival

    Line-up for the Chicago Outdoor Film Festival held in Butler Field of Grant Park. This year, the festival will feature seven classic American... Read more

  • Chicago Outdoor Film Festival 2008

    Mayor Daley and The City of Chicago have announced that a summer of classic films will be shown at the Chicago Outdoor Film Festival. The free... Read more

  • Old St. Pat's World's Largest Block Party 2008

    The Old St. Pat's World's Largest Block Party is attended by over 25,000 people and features great music and food. It's also known as a huge... Read more

  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2008

    All right people, it's showtime! This weekend, the 2008 Pitchfork Music Festival and all the good times that come with it will descend on the Windy... Read more

  • Taste of Lincoln Avenue 2008

    Taste of Lincoln Avenue Date: July 26-27, 2008 Cost: $7 before 5 p.m., $10 after Organizer: Chicago Special Events Management What to... Read more

  • Venetian Night 2008

    Venetian Night In Brief: Venetian Night is the oldest city sponsored event and is very popular -- hundreds of thousands of people attend the... Read more

  • O'Hare Airport North Air Traffic Control Tower Construction Completed

    The North Airport Traffic Control Tower (NATCT) project includes construction of a new supplemental tower and associated base building for the... Read more

  • Lollapalooza 2008

    Lollapalooza’s Austin, Texas-based promoters C3 Presents are not scheduled to make their official announcement of the acts performing at this... Read more

  • Retro on Roscoe Festival

    Retro On Roscoe is the primary fund raising event that enables Roscoe Village Neighbors to sponsor so many community improvements. Proceeds from... Read more

  • Northalsted Market Days 2008

    27th annual Northhalsted Market Days! August 9-10 Chicago, IL — Non-stop music, an eclectic mix of 400+ vendors, people-watching without peer,... Read more

  • West Fest 2008

    Date: August 9-10, 2008 Cost: $5 donation Organizer: West Town Chamber of Commerce What to expect: Look for local bands, local food and a... Read more

  • Chicago Air and Water Show

    In Brief: The Chicago Air & Water Show happens each summer for one weekend in August, and over 2 million people flock to the shores of Lake... Read more

  • 20th Annual Chicago Latin Music Festival

    Saturday, August 23, 2008 2:30-2:35 pm - National Anthem 2:35-3:30 pm - Everardo Rey y su flota musical 3:40-4:35 pm - Malo featuring Jorge... Read more

  • Bucktown Arts Fest 2008

    The 2008 Bucktown Arts Fest is August 23rd and 24th in Senior Citizen's Park! Art, in all its forms, has been the sole focus of the Bucktown... Read more

  • Chicago Jazz Festival 2008

    30th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival, August 28-31, 2008 in Millennium Park and Grant Park The Mayor's Office of Special Events has announced some... Read more

  • Chicago Celtic Festival 2008

    The Chicago Celtic Festival is another free festival in Grant Park from the Mayor’s office of Special Events in Chicago. (they are so generous... Read more