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Chicagoans never stop having fun, no matter what the season!

Art Institute Steps

River Architecture Tour

Navy Pier

2004 Calendar of Events

Chicago Winter Delights: It’s A Cool Place January 1-Feb. 29
6h Annual Mayor Daley’s Kids and Kites Festival May 1 & October 2
Mayor Daley’s Jumping Jack May-September
2004 Chicago Summer Neighborhood Festivals May-September
2004 Farmer’s Markets May-November
Bike Chicago 2004 May-July
6th Annual Great Chicago Places and Spaces May 22-23
20th Annual Chicago Gospel Music Festival June 4-6
21st Annual Chicago Blues Festival June 10-13
24th Annual Taste of Chicago June 25-July 4
14th Annual Chicago Country Music Festival June 26-27
12th Annual Race to the Taste June 27
5th Annual Chicago Outdoor Film Festival July 13-Aug 24
11th Annual Mayor’s Cup Youth Soccer Tournament July 17-18
47th Annual Venetian Night July 31
Mayor Daley’s Hall of Fame 16″ Softball City Championship August 14-15
46th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show August 21-22
16th Annual Viva! Chicago Latin Music Festival August 28-29
26th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival September 2-5
8th Annual Celtic Fest Chicago September 18-19
Fall & Winter Neighborhood Festivals & Happenings October-December
Chicagoween October
State Street Halloween Happening October 23
Daley Plaza Santa’s House Nov. 25-Dec. 24
Tree Lighting Ceremony November 26
Mayor Daley’s 5th Annual Holiday Sports Festival December 27-29
New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Buckingham Fountain December 31

For more information about festivals and Chicago happenings try the following websites:


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