More than 1,200 performers, artisans and merchants will
take visitors on a trip through Elizabethan England with 16th
Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music, and special
entertainment. Kids Kingdom is an enclosed play area filled with
oversized sand boxes, a climb-aboard pirate ship, interactive
games, crafts and other child-friendly diversions.
Festival features a garden walk, tree walk, trolley rides,
live music at Club Lucky and petting zoo at Lottie's
Festival features works from more than 160 artists,
including youth art division and special needs division, and kids'
A wide variety of original artwork will be on display and for sale. Enjoy the eclectic displays, live music and register to win the free art giveaway.
The Taste returns for five days in Grant Park for a massive foodie fair complete with live music and activities for the entire family. Popular features include a three-course fine dining experience prepared by a notable Chicago Chef at Celebrity Chef du Jour, Pop-up Restaurants, food trucks and more.
Music, food, fireworks, carnival rides, parade, 5K Run/Walk,
community art show and beer garden.
Features live music on three stages, plus Kid Fest, Pup
Fest, and an array of vendor booths from neighborhood retailers,
restaurants, and artists.
Event features movements and songs by the Miss Lori of Miss Lori’s CAMPUS and dialogic reading by WTTW’s tour manager, Mr. Brandon. Plus, interactive games that helps create excitement about reading. Following every 60 minute show, WTTW gives each child a bag comprised of special learning materials, resources for parents and caregivers, and a book. Check website for locations throughout the summer.
The WTTW Kids Great Food Fan Van educates parents and children about proper nutrition and delivers that message in a fun, interactive, two-hour performance that includes stretching, dancing, singing, healthy food sampling, and one-on-one nutritional guidance and education. Each performance is lead by Miss Lori of Miss Lori’s CAMPUS and WTTW’s Mr. Brandon. Plus, an appearance and photo op with Arthur. Each event takes place within the "WTTW Kids Village" which has a stage area, sampling canopies, and a learning tent.
Families can discover how all of the ingredients for pizza and other foods are grown and cooked together as well as receive a special seed to take home.