There's more to Chicago food than deep-dish pizza and ketchup-less hot dogs. Hit up these summer festivals for a whirlwind culinary tour of the region. They offer a day's worth of activities, and get you off the hook for cooking dinner. Plus, studies show kids complain less when their mouths are full.
Browse our full calendar of family-friendly summer fairs and fests
Event features food, entertainment, kids' play area, polka parade and pierogi eating contest.