Get ready for a super-busy December with so much going on, from the opening of Eataly Chicago at the Shops at North Bridge to a number of family-friendly holiday events. As always, we've rounded up the best of the best in the December events guide.
The holiday season's well underway, and all of our favorite spots in the city are deep into the spirit. You'll find a number of key new destinations at Shops at North Bridge--located on Chicago's famed Magnificent Mile--plus the heat is on at Block Thirty Seven on State Street.
Also, if you want to do something different that doesn't involve standing in a food court line, check out the best spots in town to shop, sip and savor under one roof.
Animated power couple Mickey and Minnie Mouse headline the annual Magnificent Mile Lights Festival this weekend. It kicks off Chicago's holiday season with live music, a parade, fireworks show and more.
You'll find a host of holiday fare onstage around town, but none are more hilarious than "We Three Lizas," a festive hit musical paying tribute to legendary Broadway actress Liza Minelli. Get tickets now for something a little different.
If you happen to be one of the people spending Thanksgiving in Chicago this year without a home-cooked meal, you're in luck. We've gathered a great list of fantastic dining options around town, whether you're spending the occasion with family, friends or alone. Kanela's pumpkin caramel waffle (pictured) is one of the dishes to order during Thanksgiving brunch.
November's our favorite month of the holiday season. Why's that? Because it's mighty festive, but it's not nearly as cold as December. To give you an idea of what's happening throughout the month, we've rounded up November's most noteworthy events, including Black Friday shopping, the annual Thanksgiving parade and the "Magnificent Mile Lights Festival."
The Broadway blockbuster returns to the Chicago stage in time to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Here's everything you need to know before you go see "Wicked," which runs at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts/Oriental Theatre through Dec. 21.
The Chicago International Film Festival continues through Oct. 24, showcasing some of the best movies, filmmakers and directors in the world. The country's longest-running competitive film festival also attracts Hollywood elite and international power brokers, so you never know who you'll run into if you check out the upcoming events.
If you're visiting Chicago during Halloween season, you're in luck. Whether you're looking for adult-focused parties or something for the entire family, we've gathered a great list of events certain to make everyone happy.
All you need to do to plan your costume. Luckily Halloween is at the end of the month, so you've got plenty of time.
Where was Snoozeum when we were kids?
The special interactive events return to the Museum of Science & Industry for children ages six through 12. It's an exciting opportunity for them to explore science on their own terms through scavenger hunts, creative toys and more.