About Chicago Festivals

(Chicago, Illinois, IL, USA)

One of the most lively cities in the whole of the USA, Chicago offers an endless calendar of annual festivals, where both locals and visitors are always welcomed.

Popular festivals in Chicago include the following events.

Annual Chicago Festivals

  • January: Chinese New Year Parade, held at the end of the month each year, with many colorful floats and oriental costumes, centered around Wentworth Avenue in the city's lively Chinatown area
  • March: St. Patrick's Day Parade, taking place on March 17th, with a large procession from Dearborn Street and Wacker Drive, with the Chicago River also being colored bright green
  • March to June: Spring Festival of Dance, one of the city's most important dance festivals, taking place at the Shubert Theater and other central venues
  • May: Viva / Chicago Latin Music Festival - held on the last weekend of the month, with a range of open-air concerts at Grant Park
  • May: Art Chicago, showcasing stunning modern works of art at the Navy Pier's Festival Hall
  • July: Venetian Night, featuring large numbers of boats, which pass by Grant Park in an impressive procession

  • August: University of Chicago Summer Opera Festival, taking place at the university, attracting large crowds
  • August: Chicago Jazz Festival, with many acclaimed jazz musicians performing in the Petrillo Music Shell at Grant Park
  • September: Berghoff Oktoberfest, a popular street festivals centered around the city's famous German restaurant
  • October: American Football, the start of the football season, with a number of events and concerts at the city's Civic Center for the Performing Arts

McCormick Place Convention Center
Address: 2301 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois (IL), 60616, United States
Tel: +1 312 791 7000
Website: www.mccormickplace.com/

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