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:
26th Street | Pilsen | South Chicago
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!
Fulton Market Harvest Fest
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!
Lakeview East Wine & Sweets Stroll
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:
Open House Chicago