Posts from Category "Celebration"

Chicago festivals
  • Celebration
  • Chicago
  • Culture
  • Food
Your Guide to Chicago Festivals: May 2022

Street festivals are an integral part of Chicago weekends in the spring, summer and early fall. For a small, suggested donation of about $5-10, which typically goes to support a community economic development group, you get to mingle outside with your fellow Chicagoans. You can enjoy music from local and sometimes national acts, eat all […]

May 13, 2022

Craft Beer Week
  • Celebration
  • Food
Illinois Craft Beer Week is here, ready to gulp some cold ones?

Beer lovers across Illinois will be able to enjoy their favorite beverage and also help small businesses during Illinois Craft Beer Week, which runs from May 13th– 20th, 2022. This special week is the work of the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild, whose mission is to support “the development and expansion of the craft beer industry […]

May 12, 2022

Mother's Day Chicago
  • Celebration
  • Food
Treat Your Mom to a Special Mothers’ Day Brunch at One of These 12 Spots

Mothers’ Day is the one day each year where we force our mothers to stop focusing on us, and instead allow us to pamper them. For many, that means a lengthy, savory brunch. We’ve found 12 restaurants throughout the Chicago area to treat Mom this May 8. City Experiences If you’re looking to celebrate on […]

May 6, 2022

Cinco de mayo
  • Celebration
  • Culture
  • Food
Cinco de Mayo; a more intense Taco Tuesday

With Cinco de Mayo falling on a Thursday in 2022, why not have a second Taco Tuesday and celebrate at one of the many places in the Chicago area that have festivities planned? Following Mexico’s victory over the French on May 5 in the 1862 Battle of Puebla, President Benito Juarez declared that its anniversary […]

May 5, 2022

easter egg hunt chicago
  • Celebration
Easter Egg Hunts, colorful cheers around Chicago

It’s time for a favorite holiday activity for the kids: the annual Easter Egg Hunts, with lots of them in Chicago! You just can’t top the excitement of beating the competition to collect the most eggs filled with delicious chocolate  treats, small toys or coins! This celebration is believed to have originally come from Germany, where […]

April 4, 2022

st patrick
  • Celebration
  • Culture
For the Love of St. Patrick and All Things Irish

From dressing up in green and eating corned beef and cabbage, to hitting the pubs for your favorite Irish ale, St. Patrick’s Day has become a much loved national holiday.  But how did it become so important to our culture? The answer is the result of one of the best things about the melting pot […]

March 17, 2022

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