Our Picks: Top 10 March events for Chicago families


This month, tinker around at Chicago Children's Museum, hang out with R2D2 and celebrate St. Patrick's Day.


Chicago events to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday

This month we celebrate a man whose talents entertain and educate. Happy 109th birthday to Dr. Seuss! Celebrate at events city-wide on March 1-2.


New Creatures of Light exhibit illuminates Field Museum

Miss chasing fireflies on a warm summer night? Check out this new exhibit all about glowing creatures. The next exhibit runs March 7-Sept. 8.


Family fun in bloom at Chicago Flower & Garden Show

Let the kids get their hands dirty at this year's Chicago Flower & Garden Show. The show runs March 9-17 at Navy Pier.


Legoland Star Wars Days and new Star Wars miniland

Legoland launches its first-ever Lego Star Wars Mniland during Star Wars Days weekend March 8-10. Star Wars Weekend activities include a meet and greet with members of the 501st Legion; build your own Lego creation in the Model Builder Workshop, photos with life-sized Lego Star Wars Darth Vader and more!


The Boogers Concert

The full band will be here, including Crusty, Greenie and Sticky on drums. The Boogers will be performing original and classic children's music in their now famous rock 'n' roll style.


The Chicago Bike Swap

Spring is on the horizon, which means it's about time to replace that bike your kid has outgrown. At the bike swap you can buy bikes, bike parts, gear and clothing. Even better, you can sell your old wheels in the Bike Corral.


Chicagoland Kids Expo & Fun Fair

An afternoon of kid friendly entertainment, rides, games, costume characters and hands-on activities. Parents can learn about the latest trends of products and services to help make their hectic lives a little easier.


Sugar Bush Fair

This sweet soiree features a maple syrup boil-down, Native-American and pioneer-era sugar camps a puppet show and, of course, a pancake breakfast.


Good Food Festival

Midwest artisans and farmers exhibit their goods and offer workshops on growing and making food. Plus, you can watch cooking demos and there are family-friendly activities for the kids. The festival is a great way to get kids excited about eating healthy and local.


Chicago St. Patrick's Day 2014 events and parades

Find the St. Paddy's Day parade closest to you and get your green on! Head downtown to watch the dyeing of the Chicago River and hit up your neighborhood celebration.


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