Are you searching things such as…. Things to do near me? Things to do in Chicago this weekend? Events near me this weekend? Chicago weekend ideas?… welcome! There is no need for you to wonder any longer, check out some of my ideas for what to do this weekend.

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Chicago Air and Water Show

August 19th

The City of Chicago presents the biggest show of its type in the United States, known as the Chicago Air and Water Show. This remarkable event is absolutely free to attend and takes place along the lakefront, spanning from Fullerton to Oak Street. The main attraction of the show is North Avenue Beach.

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Greeter Neighborhood Pop-ups

August 19th – 20th

During this summer season, the Chicago Greeter program will be organizing spontaneous neighborhood tours throughout the city. Explore the lively neighborhoods of Chicago, delving into their culture, cuisine, and history during these quick and complimentary pop-up walks. Every Saturday, there will be walks scheduled at 11:30am and 1:00pm, starting from various points within the neighborhoods. Be sure to refer to Chicago Greeter for precise meeting details and locations, and get to know the distinctive aspects of Chicago from the viewpoint of a local!

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Chicago Food Stop

August 18th – 20th

Presenting itself as a fresh addition to The Magnificent Mile, The Chicago Food Stop introduces a diverse selection of culinary delights sourced from various city eateries and chefs.

Enjoy Chicago!