5 Things to do this Weekend: Feb 7 - Feb 9

We’ve rounded up 5 fantastic events across Chicagoland to keep you entertained all weekend long.

Chicago Auto Show

The nation’s largest auto show, this annual tradition kicks off this weekend with some of the world’s best cars, hottest concepts, and so much more. Check out the latest designs and technologies at this unique event for your chance to see what’s next in the auto industry.

When: Sat Feb 8 – Sun Feb 9
Where: McCormick Place (2301 S King Dr)
Hours: 10am – 10pm
Admission: $8 – $13
More Info: chicagoautoshow.com

The Pajama Crawl

Roll out of bed, grab a drink, and bar crawl the day away. Enjoy breakfast from the buffet, then hit the town with your friends for a day of 21 and over fun. Pajamas highly encouraged!

When: Sat Feb 8
Where: Various locations
Hours: 12pm – 6pm
Admission: $10
More Info: thepajamacrawl.com

Lakeview Artisan Market

Support Chicago small business and local artists at this unique market. This month the Lakeview Artisan Market is showcasing some of the area’s best women-owned and operated vendors. From Koval to Taylors Tacos, this market is a one-stop shop.

When: Sat Feb 8
Where: Third Space Chicago (716 W Addison St)
Hours: 1pm – 4pm
Admission: Free
More Info: thirdspace.com

Lunar New Year Celebration

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at two of the city’s most iconic locations this weekend. Start at the Art Institute, where artist demonstrations and puppet performances take center stage. Then head over to Maggie Daley Park for a lantern procession as the sun sets—you won’t want to miss this unique experience.

When: Sat Feb 8
Where: Various locations
Hours: 1pm – 7:30pm
Admission: Free
More Info: chinesefinearts.org


Attracting beer lovers from across the city, the 6th Annual Beernival is an afternoon of beer-themed carnival games, prizes, and amazing brews—all for a good cause. Don’t miss your chance to help raise funds for Autism Speaks at this fun-filled event.

When: Sat Feb 8
Where: Rizzo’s Bar (3658 N Clark St)
Hours: 2pm – 5pm
Admission: $20 – $35
More Info: chitownbeernival.com

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