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.
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
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.
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.
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
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!
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.
Embrace the cheesy goodness. A general admission ticket will get purchasers an all-access pass to some of the city’s cheesiest vendors and dishes, as well as 5 drink tickets to use throughout the fest.
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.
Join an after-hours celebration of the skies and stars, including access to all exhibits and galleries, special guests and lectures, and live entertainment.