Beer! Bites! Beat Down!?

There’s not another event quite like this one! What better way to celebrate the “hoppy” holidays than with a unique festival that involves beer and… beatdowns? No worries, you won’t be the one getting the beatdown. Beer Fest Beatdown is a unique craft beer experience presented by El Santa Diabla which means while you enjoy that craft beer of yours, you can also watch some lucha libre wrestling!

Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier

Spend your winter walkin’ in a Winter WonderFest! The indoor festival at Navy Pier gives you and your family so many incredibly fun winter activities to participate in without having to put up with being outside in Chicago’s brutal weather! 24 rides and other attractions are available for your enjoyment, along with other attractions and entertainment.

Team One Step Takes “Flight” To Benefit Children’s Oncology Services

Fasten your seatbelts for an exciting journey through Argentina without even leaving the comfort of Chicago! How is this possible, you ask? Team One Step is taking guests on a virtual tour of the country with its signature FLIGHT event that will explore the food, music and overall culture of Argentina all while supporting a good cause to help send kids with cancer to camps.

Midwest Halloween Massive Freaky Deaky

Freak Deaky takes place Halloween weekend outside the city at Toyota Park, home to Chicago Fire Soccer. With 3 themed ‘Scary Stages’ hosted by some of the greatest electronic talent, as well as over 75 plus artists, the musical talent is terrifyingly extensive! Jam bands, trance, underground house and even rap; music lovers can get all their sweet-sounding treats under one roof.

Who Will Take Home the Golden Noodle?

Calling all noodle and cheese enthusiast! Forget the Kraft mac and cheese, this fest will change everything you know about the beloved dairy and carb combo. Come down to the UIC Forum and experience Mac and Cheese on a new level.

Bonding over Biscuits

"You're just too good to be true. Can't take my eyes off of you. You'd be like heaven to touch. I wanna hold you so much..." Every time I hear these lyrics by Frankie Valli, I'm instantly transported back to 1987. A dorky, 4 year old in velcro Transformer’s sneakers creeping to my Nana's kitchen table, eagerly awaiting a taste of her homemade lasagna or freshly baked biscotti.

VAMPIRES VS ZOMBIES Pub Crawl

The stars are out and there’s an eerie essence in the cool night as the tension between two rivals starts to heat up. Right around Halloween, there always seems to be some type of event that allows the two to go head to head to see who the better spook is. The vampires believe that their sharp teeth and pale skin will be the best fright. Although the zombies think their guts hanging out will bring lots of terror. This rivalry has been going on for quite a while, and there is only one way to settle it…