As the Chicago summer sizzles out, the city embraces a full agenda of things to sip, see and savor! Go to any neighborhood this month and you'll find it next to impossible to not walk into a fair of sorts. Below are some hand-picked must do's when you're deciding where to spend your last days outdoors:
Celebrations of Cultural Heritage:
Chicago is celebrating Mexican independence with three vibrant events this September including colorful floats, music and street dancing in Little Village, Pilsen and the South Side. See further details here:
Celebrate German-American heritage with the always-popular Oktoberfest in Lakeview, considered one of the best in the city:
Food and Drink:
Or if you LOVE food and want to celebrate the change of the season, check out Fulton Market's Harvest Fest curated by some of the city's top chefs!
If sweets & wine on a Sunday stroll are your thing, check out Lakeview East's third event celebrating wine distributors and our favorite local sweetsmakers!
Architecture & Design:
Perhaps our favorite is the city's celebration of its rich history in architecture. Check out some of the city's most iconic buildings in this once a year event that opens exclusive doors to the curious public: