Check out our map below plus our list of cool unique stuff to do. Keep scrolling for the 411.
Sept 5 - 6
Get over to the Hideout Block Party & Onion A.V. Fest - all your favorite musical talent will be there - - - Bad Luck Jonathan, Mac DeMarco, Death Cab for Cutie . . . Cool tunes, cool peep watching.
Sept 5 - 6
The Windy City Wine Festival hits town with over 300 varietals to sample. It all happens at Buckingham fountain . . . great wines, great eats from popular restaurants, plus seminars to learn a thing or two about our favorite nectar of the gods!
Sept 10 - 12
You know it's an authentic Oktoberfest when they spell it with a "K"! Check out the 29th Annual Berghoff Oktoberfest featuring live music, authentic german eats, and lots of bier. Check, check, and check - and did we mention? FREE admission! Prost!
Sept 12 - 14
Just when you thought the summer music scene was o-v-e-r for the season, BAM, in comes
Riot Fest . . . one of the biggest music events of the year. Don't believe us? How 'bout Jane's Addiction, The Flaming Lips, Slayer, The Cure, or Weezer for some power name dropping. Riot Fest is cool tunes. Get here.
Sept 13 - 14
A short ride on the L takes you swiftly to the Lakeview East Festival of the Arts, chock-ful of awesome tunes, food, drink, and one of the biggest exhibits of art in the city. It's an annual must-do.
Sept 23 - Jan 4
Check out the extraordinary career of David Bowie at the David Bowie Is exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art . See some cool stuff first hand like original costumes, photography, handwritten lyrics and more - - - one awesome collection in one spot.
Want more? Check out these Chicago mainstays!In case you haven't noticed, Chicago bike riders are pretty much like the USPS when it comes to dedicated riding through sleet, snow, hell or high water! Get your Divvy and ride the city like a local, they're practically at every street corner. If you're a tad on the laid back side - a segway may be more your speed . . . we've got those too! If you love to eat as much as we do, you've gotta check this out . . . Chicago Food Planet offers a full array of food tours. Take a big bite out of Chicago, then come back to ACME for a long snooooooze. If you've been dying to check out EATALY, you're in luck - it's a block away, and yeah, it's awesome. Are you an adrenaline junkie? Then head over to the Willis Tower and the Ledge. It's a glass box extended over the street, 103 stories in the air. Or, go for the all new TILT at the Hancock, and lean over the city like never before. Enough said. Tweet that Twitterverse! If you love all things four legged and furry, you'll love the Lincoln Park Zoo. A leader in wildlife conservation, the zoo features super cool animals of many many species. If you don't believe us, ask our associate Eve - She goes APE for LPZoo. Plus . . . it's F-R-E-E!