5 Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend

Fun Chicago Events, Festivals, & More This Weekend

It’s no secret that every month, Chicago puts on amazing events that will seriously upgrade your weekends. But it’s not always easy to decide what to do and where to go! What are a couple of fun things to do in Chicago this weekend? That’s where we come in.

We have the inside scoop on all of the latest events, festivals, and parties happening this November. Finding parking can be a hassle, but we got you. Other than that, we’re just here to show you fun Chicago events this weekend.

wndr After Dark: Fall Frenzy

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November 15 – 16 @ wndr museum
Fall into wndr as we turn the music up and the lights down low for wndr After Dark: Fall Frenzy. Bob for apples, play a game of cornhole, and enjoy some fun surprises, all while getting the usual wndr experience as part of the evening. Rock your favorite fall outfit! We’re talking layers, plaid, red, orange, and brown. The first entry both nights is at 6:30pm and the last is at 10pm. Tickets are available online for $32.

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November 15 – December 24 @ Daley Plaza

This might be the one we’ve all been waiting for. Christkindlmarket, everyone’s favorite outdoor holiday event, is a cool thing to do in Chicago in November at Daley Plaza, and it opens this weekend! It will feature German and European food, drinks, crafts, and entertainment. Admission is free but prices vary from vendor to vendor.

Chicago Pizza Crawl

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November 16 @ River North 

While Chicago might be famous for its deep dish, there are tons of other types of pizza this city has to offer! Crawl from bar to bar and sample delicious slices as you throw back some drinks with friends! Foodies need not apply, this crawl is for people who want to eat, drink and party! Get tickets for as low as $13 today!

Local Eclectic Tiny Shop: Jewelry Pop-up Shop

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Photo Credit: Local Eclectic

November 16 – 17 @ The Local Eclectic Tiny Shop (118 N. Peoria)

To celebrate their 6th birthday and to kick off the holiday shopping season, Local Eclectic, a Chicago-based, online jewelry store that features emerging female designers from across the globe, will host a pop-up! The Local Eclectic Tiny Shop, at 118 N. Peoria, will be open to the public on Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17, from 10 am – 4 pm.

Madison’s Underground Butcher Bagel Pop-up

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Photo Credit: Underground Butcher

November 17 @ All Together Now

Following the success of Underground Butcher’s August bagel pop-up at All Together Now, Madison’s favorite bagel peddlers are setting up for round two on November 17. The menu will include favorites like smoked whitefish spread, cured lake trout and herring roe, as well as house made pickles and cream cheese. Hand-rolled bagels will be offered in traditional flavors including Everything, Salt, Sesame and Plain. All Together Now will also offer an array of breakfast wines along with coffee for those who prefer their bagels sans-buzz.


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