• Celebration
Where to Celebrate 420 in Chicago

The 2020 decriminalization of cannabis in Chicago has led to all sorts of events going on throughout Chicago on April 20, aka 420. We’ve found our favorites and have listed them below. And if you’re looking for a full day’s worth of activities, check out our own 420 tour here.  By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) We […]

April 20, 2023

st. patrick's
  • Celebration
Chicago Gets a Second St. Patrick’s Day in 2023!

What’s more fun than celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago? Being able to celebrate it twice! By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) The Chicago area has traditionally held its parades on the Saturday before March 17th, which, in 2023, was March 11th. That means that St. Patrick’s Day proper falls on a Friday, giving Chicagoans who don’t […]

March 16, 2023

mardi gras
  • Celebration
Happy Mardi Gras 2023! Where to Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler in Chicago

By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) For lovers of New Orleans culture all over the world, the day before Ash Wednesday is Mardi Gras, the conclusion of a season filled with parades and merriment that ushers in Lent. In 2023, Mardi Gras falls on Feb. 21st, and although Chicago is about 925 miles from New Orleans, there […]

February 16, 2023

  • Activities
  • Celebration
The 2023 eATLAS Valentine’s Day Guide

For many couples, Valentine’s Day is traditionally celebrated with a box of chocolates, flowers, and a fancy dinner. But if you’re looking for something different this year, eATLAS has found examples of Valentine’s Day activities throughout the Chicago area, most of which are geared toward couples.   By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) Follow the route to delicious […]

February 8, 2023

  • Activities
  • Celebration
The 2022 eATLAS Holiday Activities Guide

We’ve found family-friendly activities throughout the Chicago area that are specific to this time of year. Take a look below for examples of seasonal pop-up markets, outdoor skating rinks, cultural events, and holiday lights displays. Chicago might not be known for its mild winters, but nobody can say that it doesn’t rise to the occasion […]

December 5, 2022

Father's Day
  • Activities
  • Celebration
12 fun things to do with dad on Father’s Day

Celebrating Father’s Day can sometimes be a tricky proposition. Dads work so hard. Oftentimes the best thing to do is to give them full command of the remote control and let them sack out on the couch all day. But if you’re looking to honor him by taking him out somewhere, we’ve found 12 ideas around […]

June 16, 2022

1 2 3 4