WEDNESDAY JUNE 1st – SUNDAY JUNE 5th
FILM | Chicago Underground Film Festival
Wed June 1st – 5th
See truly innovative and rare films at the Chicago Underground Film Festival. Find details here.
FESTIVAL | Maifest
Thurs June 2nd – 5th
You don’t have to wait until Oktoberfest to party German-style with Maifest coming up. Find out how to celebrate here.
MUSIC | Chicago Gospel Music Festival
Fri June 3rd – 4th
Chicago and gospel music have a long history that’s being celebrated at this festival. Find details here.
ART | 57th Street Art Fair
Sat June 4th – 5th
Head down to Hyde Park the first weekend of the month for one of the best art fairs in the city. Find out more here.
ART | America After the Fall: Painting in the 1930s
opens Sat June 5th
Explore how the American dream changed after the economic crash of 1929 through art. Find out more about this exhibit here.
MONDAY JUNE 6th – SUNDAY JUNE 12th
FITNESS | Summer Workouts at Millennium Park
Wed and Sat from Wed June 1st
Enjoy the warm weather by moving your workouts outdoors on Millennium Park’s Great Lawn. Find out details here.
MUSIC | Spring Awakening
Fri June 10th – 12th
Chicago’s biggest electronic music festival returns at a new venue this summer. Find out more here.
FOOD | Ribfest Chicago
Fri June 10th – 12th
If you love ribs, you’ll love Ribfest. If you don’t eat meat, you’ll still love Ribfest. Find out more about the festival here.
FESTIVAL | Printer’s Row Lit Fest
Sat June 11th
This month’s big event for book lovers is getting ready for 150,000 visitors. Find out more about the festival’s books, authors, and more here.
FOOD | Time Out Chicago’s Donut Party
Sun June 12th
Chicago loves donuts, so let’s celebrate them. Find out more about the event here.
MONDAY JUNE 13th – SUNDAY JUNE 19th
MUSIC | Live Music at the Navy Pier Beer Garden
Wed – Sat starting June 1st
Enjoy live music at the Navy Pier Beer Garden throughout the summer. Find out more here.
FESTIVAL | Puerto Rican Festival and Parade
Thurs June 16th – 19th
Celebrate Chicago’s Puerto Rican population at one of the biggest Latin events of the year. Find out more information here.
THEATRE | Chicago Women’s Funny Festival
Thurs June 16th – 19th
Get your laugh on with some very funny ladies. Find out more here.
FESTIVAL | Taste of Randolph Street
Fri June 17th – 19th
Chicago’s West Loop invites you to enjoy their best all in one go. Find out more here.
FESTIVAL | Chicago Pride Fest
Sat June 18th – 19th
Celebrate Pride with a two-day festival before the city’s big Pride Parade later in the month. Find out more about the event here.
MUSIC | Flight of the Conchords
Sun June 19th
Your favorite New Zealand-based comedy band is coming to Chicago! Find out more about this niche band’s performance here.
MONDAY JUNE 20th – SUNDAY JUNE 26th
FILM | Millennium Park Summer Film Series
every Tues starting June 21st
Catch an outdoor film screening in the middle of downtown at one of the city’s favorite summer events. Find out more here.
THEATRE | The Producers
Wed – Sun until Sun June 26th
You can do it. You can see two scheming producers, a belting Swede, and a dancing chorus putting on a show at the Mercury Theater. Find details on the musical here.
FESTIVAL | Gold Coast Greek Fest
Fri June 24th – 26th
Opa Chicago! End your June at the Gold Coast Greek Fest. Find out more here.
PARTY | Old St. Pat’s World’s Largest Block Party
Sat June 25th
Old St. Pat’s Church invites you to the World’s Largest Block Party. Find out more about the event here.
PARADE | Chicago Pride Parade
Sun June 26th
Pride is coming to Chicago. Prepare to join 850,000 other people to celebrate the city’s LGBT+ community. Find information here.
MONDAY JUNE 27th – THURSDAY JUNE 30th
MUSIC | Millennium Park Summer Music Series
Mon and Thurs starting June 6th
Enjoy a variety of free musical acts at outdoor concerts in the middle of downtown Chicago. Find out details here.
THEATRE | Little Shop of Horrors
Thurs – Sun all month long
Meet Audrey II, the man-eating, singing plant that steals the show and takes over the world. Find out more about this American Blues Theater production here.
ART | Carlos Rolón/Dzine: I Tell You This Sincerely…
all month long
See a giant pink comb and more at Carlos Rolón/Dzine’s exhibition I Tell You This Sincerely… at the Chicago Cultural Center. Find out more here.
FOOD | Saved by the Max
opens Wed June 1st
Ever wish you could have gone to Bayside High with Zack and the rest of the gang? This Saved by the Bell Pop-up Diner might be the next best thing. Find out more here.