As one of the largest and oldest Memorial Day parades in the country, this event features a huge number of both participants and spectators. The parade kicks off with a wreath-laying ceremony at Daley Plaza.
This annual outdoor street festival offers a family-friendly and fun way to enjoy Memorial Day weekend. Food and drinks will be available for sale, and many of the artists performing are popular local tribute and cover bands.
Cyclists won’t believe the incredible views they’ll enjoy during this annual event where Lake Shore Drive is closed off to cars. Only bikes will populate the road as cyclists ride along the shore of Lake Michigan.
This annual showcase is hosted by Columbia College, which is the largest arts and media college in the country. Check out fascinating and inspiring student works, including live performances, fashion shows, game designs and more.
Bring the whole family for a day of fun at the Chicago Kids and Kites Festival. This annual event lets kids design, build, decorate and fly their own kites while enjoying other fun activities like face painting and balloon artists.
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