The bustling city of Chicago is home to numerous music festivals and other cultural events that ensure that there is something for everyone to do all year long. Here are a few of the more notable events you should know about coming up for 2020. Write them in your schedule so you don’t miss any of the excitement.
Chicago Cultural Center– There is always something to do at the Chicago Cultural Center. Entertainment, arts, music and theatre productions will be taking place there all year long, so check with the center’s website to see what is upcoming for 2020 and plan accordingly. Keep in mind that some events will change from the schedule, so keep checking to see what the latest updates are.
Juicebox- This series of concerts is aimed at toddlers, but the whole family will enjoy seeing how excited the little ones get about the music events. Dancing and singing performers bring the stage alive in the winter, spring and fall each year, on every other Friday and Saturday. The Juicebox performances will be held on the first and third Friday of the month at the Chicago Cultural center and on the first and third Saturdays of the month at the Garfield Park Conservatory.
New Year’s Eve in Paris- You can experience a bit of France in the city of Chicago this New Year’s. This is a special tour that takes you from your hotel to a cruise ship and to several key dining spots. For the ticket price ($300 for reservation and $4,999 in total), you’ll get several days of activities that include museum visits, a cabaret performance and much more. This is a great way to ring in the New Year in style.
NBA All-Star Weekend- For basketball fans, this February weekend is going to be big. The top stars of the game will be coming together for a major event that you will not want to miss. It takes place on Valentine’s Day at 7pm and is a great way to spend a date night or to have a guy’s night out for your single friends.
Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo– While this event is mostly about the comics, it’s also a great place to learn about upcoming movies, television shows and more in the world of entertainment. The expo will feature major movie and TV stars as well as comic creators, artists and ore. There will be discussion panels, product announcements, tons of items for sale and a diverse array of cosplay to enjoy.
SoxFest- This is the can’t-miss event for Chicago White Sox fans. In a venue of 100,000 square feet, this festival will bring thousands of fans together to meet their favorite baseball stars. It’s the 28th year the festival has been held, and the turnout is always spectacular. Children enjoy discounted prices of $20 for two day passes, while adults pay $75.
Check out upcoming events happening every week in Chicago.