Looking for something to do in this fine month of May? Check out these Chicago events, all happening near you:
May 6: Polish Constitution Day Parade, Columbus Drive from Balbo Street to Monroe Street, 11:30 am
May 5–6: Chicago Zine Fest (small underground publications), various locations near West side
May 5-7: Viva Cinco De Mayo Festival, Toyota Park
May 6: Chicago Beer Classic, Soldier Field
May 6: Polish Constitution Day Parade, S. Columbus Drive (from Balbo Street to Monroe Street), 11:30 am
May 6: Kids and Kites Festival, Montrose Park
May 6–21: Lilac Time, Lombard, IL.
May 12: Manifest Urban Arts Festival, Columbia College, inside and outside
May 13: Lincoln Park Zoo Food Truck Social, 2001 N. Clark, Lincoln Park Zoo, 6:30–10:30 pm.
May 13: Cover Your Bases Pub Crawl, Wrigleyville
May 18: Beer Under Glass, Garfield Park Conservatory
May 18-25: Chicago Craft Beer Week, various locations
May 19–21: Mayfest, 3100 N. Ashland Ave.
May 19-21: Long Grove Chocolate Fest, 208 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove, IL.
May 20: Wright Plus House Walk, Oak Park & River Forest, IL.
May 20-21: Lincoln Park Wine Festival, Lincoln Park
May 21: Bark in the Park, Soldier Field (new location)
May 21: Andersonville Wine Walk, Andersonville neighborhood
May 26-28: Mole de Mayo, Pilsen, Ashland and 18th Street
Memorial Day through Labor Day: Navy Pier Summer Fireworks, Wednesdays and Saturdays, Navy Pier
May 27: Chicago Memorial Day Parade, State St. from Lake to Van Buren, 12:00 pm
May 27-28: Randolph Street Market Festival, 1350 block of W. Randolph between Ada and Ogden
May 27-28: Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival, North Sheffield from Belmont to Roscoe
May 28: Bike the Drive, Lake Shore Drive