While Chicago is certainly cold in October, it shouldn’t stop you from exploring and experiencing all the events this city has to offer. We’ve listed just a few below but there are so many more. If you have some free time, check these events out this weekend.
October 18th – October 27th
Lincoln Park Zoo – 2001 N Clark St Chicago, IL 60614
If you love fall as much as I do, you have to check out the Fall Fest at Lincoln Park. While Lincoln Park is a beautiful destination on it’s own, you’ll have a chance to experience it in a whole new way. There will be live music, a corn maze, a ferris wheel, and a pumpkin patch. It’ll be up and running for the next few weeks, so be sure to check it out.
Chicago International Film Festival
October 16th – October 27th
AMC River East – 21322 E Illinois StChicago, IL 60611
Chicago is an amazing city, it’s the home of countless unique and interesting festivals including the International Film Festival. If you love films and want to get a first look at the ones most people will be talking about, check out their website for films and showtimes. It’s a great festival to learn and experience stories from around the world.
October 19th – October 20th
If architecture is your thing, then you’re in luck. This weekend, the Chicago Architecture Center is having their annual Open House Chicago, where they offer access to over 350 buildings all over Chicago. Look at their website to explore architectural gems from countless Chicago neighborhoods and all for free.