The Chicago Park District Offers Year-Round Fun

Chicago skyline from the BP Pedestrian Bridge which connects Millenium Park to Maggie Daley Park. The bridge was designed by Frank Gehry. Chicago Park District

With Botanic conservatories, hundreds of parks, and nearly a dozen museums, the Chicago Park District offers plenty of year-round fun. At more than 8,800 acres, it’s one of the largest park districts in the country. Here are a few of our favorite highlights: Maggie Daley Park Nestled near the Lake Michigan shoreline, Maggie Daley Park is set among grassy […]

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Enjoy These Fall Festivals in Chicago

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Fall is in full swing in Chicago and several local and national organizations will be hosting fun fall festivals near the downtown area. Here is a look at three upcoming events this November that we think you’ll enjoy: Chicago Comedy Film Festival  Taking place on November 9th through the 11th is the Chicago Comedy Film […]

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Explore Chicago Ideas Week in October

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While plenty of festivals are held throughout the year in Chicago, there is one festival that stands on its own—Chicago Ideas Week. Held annually each fall, Chicago Ideas Week is a seven-day festival covering everything from science to entertainment. Led by industry innovators, these talks and symposiums inspire and educate attendees. This year’s event will be held […]

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