The Central American Parade celebrates Central America's independence, Central America includes Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
Get to know the parks, architecture and other
landmarks during Chicago's longest-running annual ride and sample a
Chicago treats like pierogies, egg rolls and tacos at the rest
stops along the way. Four routes from 12-62 miles fit all types of
riders. Registration includes an event T-shirt, rest stop access,
food samples and entry into the post-ride festival with
entertainment and purchase options for a full lunch and
Celebrate German Day and the von Steuben parade at the German-American Festival. Enjoy German food, beverages, dance and music. The parade is at 2 p.m. Saturday on Lincoln Ave. from Irving Park Rd. to Lawrence Ave.
Celebrate the beginning of fall with an old-fashioned family
picnic featuring burgers and hot dogs, roasted corn on the cob,
homemade pies and taffy apples. Entertainment includes games, races
and a fishing tournament for kids. Kids can use hammers, nails and
paint to create a craft project in the giant woodpile.
This open-air festival presents a celebration
of nature, art, and culture. More than 50 booths showcase
handcrafted art and host games and activities for kids. A stage
presents a variety of music and dancing and local restaurant
vendors offer diverse food options.
Festival celebrating the cultures of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Morning church service and entertainment throughout the day by ABBA Salute, Scandinavian dancers and singers. Cultural displays and Scandinavian food and vendors.
An end-of-summer celebration of art in many forms. The weekend features an eclectic blend of artists from throughout the U.S., art activities, children’s events, and musical entertainment. Prominent local chefs display their culinary talents with live cooking demonstrations of The Art of Food; local musical groups demonstrate performance art.
Immerse yourself in the diverse cultures of Europe with culinary delights, authentic musical performances, impressive dancing demonstrations, and more. Hike the trails and explore the Arboretum's collections of trees and plants native to central and northern Europe, some of the oldest collections on the Arboretum grounds.
Enjoy hands-on activities related to Japanese gardens and culture, and make a take-home project. Different projects and activities are featured each week, including raking miniature dry gardens, trying chopsticks and practicing calligraphy. Sept. 7 and 21.