We like to think that even though St. Patrick’s Day is now over, sad as that may be, that it is just the start of that amazing time of year. Summer creeps up on us one day at a time, but spring symbolizes that changing period, from cold to warm. Even though spring is still not yet summer, we can’t complain because it signifies the start of the best time of year in Chicago!
Spring brings with it many fun events to help kick off the season and Chicago is no stranger. There are countless things to do and see in the coming weeks before summer and we here at PPM have given you the top FIVE must do events this spring in Chicago. So if you’re an athlete, an eater, or one that loves to be entertained, we’ve got something for you. So let’s spring into it.
Bacon lovers rejoice! Baconfest is back to Chicago with even more bacon then you can muster. You can expect to see Black Dog Gelato, The Duck Inn, and Xoco Wicker Park among others. This event goes from Friday March 31st to April 1st 20017. More info here!
Shake off winter and join in on this annual 8K through Grant Park. Everyone receives a T-shirt, a medal and access to the post-race party. You can check it out April 2. More info here!
Chicago International Movies and Music Festival
Are you a moving goer or love music? Then this is the fest for you! Over 100 screenings and concerts celebrating movies about music and music about movies. Going from April 20th to April 23rd. More info here!
C2E2: Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo
You don’t want to miss this! C2E2 is becoming the largest entertainment expo to it Chicago and your chance to meet some crazy cosplayers, awesome celebrities, and talented artists. This is a must! You can check out the Expo April 21st to April 23rd. More info here!
If you’re looking for another holiday parade or just a place to eat some of the most amazing food in the world. Then you’re going to want to head down to Greektown this year! Happening April 16th you won’t want to miss it! More info here!
There are easily one event or all events that tickle your fancy. So make sure you hit up one of these this spring in get in the seasons spirit. If you haven’t already make sure to check out our latest blog on Cheap Eats: Gold Coast!