9 Things to Do in Chicago This April
This month will inevitably bring “April showers,” but don’t let the rain sway you from enjoying everything that the city has to offer.
Trust us – April has some awesome events lined up that we guarantee you don’t want to miss.
April 6 | 12 – 7 pm @ Wrigleyville
The legendary TBOX is hosting another surprise bar crawl this April, where 100-percent of the proceeds benefit three different charities: First in Foundation, Ignite the Spirit, and Brotherhood for the Fallen. If you’re into supporting First Responders, you can buy tickets to this Charity Benefit Bar Crawl ahead of time for just $20 or get the squad together and pay $13.50 for any groups over four people! First responder tickets are $9.11. All participants will receive a souvenir T-shirt and drink specials throughout the crawl, so you know it’s worth your time.
April 4 @ Guaranteed Rate Field
C’mon, show the south side some love! See the Sox face off against the Seattle Mariners on April 4 at Guaranteed Rate Field.
April 5 and 6 @ UIC Dorin Form
Yup, you read that right. Bacon. Fest. Get ready to have your mind blown, April 5 and 6, at the UIC Dorin Form. Start getting your tickets here.
April 6 @ The Book Cellar
The Book Cellar is hosting their 5th Annual Chicago Young Adult Book Festival, and it’s free to the public! This literary event promotes the diversity of its urban environment and features panel discussions and book signings of from your favorite author! More info available here.
April 9 @ Field Museum
Who wouldn’t want to spend an afternoon sampling dozens of local brews? On April 9, enjoy ice cold beer, contests, and more! Tickets are on sale now.
April 7-8; 14-15 @ MSI
Start-of-the-art AI from world-class scientists along with models designed and built by Chicago students will be showcased for four days at the Museum of Science + Industry. No additional charge required – the exhibit is included in museum entry!
April 27 @ Logan Square Auditorium
Also known as the Midwest Rum Fest, the fourth edition of this spirit convention, including a tasting room, seminars, distributors, and importers, returns to the Logan Square Auditorium. Get your tickets here.
April 18 @ Galleria Marchetti
The 6th annual Chicago Cocktail Summit will feature expertly mixed (and shaken) drinks from some of the city’s best renown mixologists. Participants include representatives from Scofflaw, The Violet Hour, The Whistler, Vol. 39, Boleo, and more.
April 19 @ Adler Planetarium
Join an after-hours celebration of the skies and stars, including access to all exhibits and galleries, special guests and lectures, and live entertainment.
Featured Image Credit: TBOX Bar Crawls