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 coming up this June. 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.
May 29 – September 15 @ The Morton Arboretum
Explore the nature-inspired sculptures made entirely out of LEGO bricks at The Morten Arboretum. Family-friendly and open to the public, tickets are $15.
June 28 – 30 @ Michigan Avenue & E Lake Street
The Loop’s showcase of sculptures, ceramics, photography, and paintings is back for its 11th year. Walk the Mag Mile and shop vendors from all over the city. Admission is free, but vendor prices vary.
June 28 – 30 @ Logan Square Park
You’d think they’d space these arts events out, but hey, it’s Chicago. At least they’re long enough that you can hit a few in one weekend!
This popular arts festival is back in Logan Square featuring two stages of live music, plus plenty of pop-up shops, food, and drinks. Prices vary per vendor, but admission is free!
June 28 – June 30 @ Parking Lot Behind Cheetah Gym
Ladies. The Veronicas are playing Saturday night, Jackie Cruz on Sunday… my little gay heart can’t take it.
This weekend is full of festivities:
Friday – Chicago Is a Drag Festival
Saturday – Pride Kids & Family Event + Day 1 Flagship Back Lot Bash
Sunday – Day 2 Flagship Back Lot Bash
I’ll be there, and we sure as hell hope you will too. Get your tickets before they sell out!
And definitely don’t forget about…
June 30 @ Broadway and Montrose
Celebrating 50 years of LGBTQ+ pride since the Stonewall Riots of 1969, Chicago has always shown a deep support for the community. But this year, it’s gonna be buck-wild. Attend this absolutely enormous free parade and be prepared to show your true colors.
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