Enjoy the sunny days with awesome activities that’ll make your summer shine. From chilling at the beach to grooving at music festivals, there’s plenty to keep you entertained. Explore new spots and cool shops to add some excitement to your summer days. Check out these five activities happening this weekend to help soak up the sun!
Savor the Flavors of The Taste of Randolph
The Taste of Randolph festival is an exciting culinary festival that brings together local restaurants and food and beverage vendors to showcase the diverse and delicious flavors of the city. Attendees can indulge in a wide array of mouthwatering dishes, from gourmet creations to street food favorites, while enjoying live music performances from talented artists across multiple stages. With its vibrant energy, delectable offerings, and lively entertainment, the Taste of Randolph event is a must-attend celebration for food lovers and culture seekers in the heart of Chicago.
Date: June 16-18
Time: Fri 5-10PM; Sat and Sun 12-10PM
Cost: $10 Suggested Donation
Location: 900 W Randolph St
More info: starevents.com
Embrace the Vibes at Hyde Park Summer Fest
Hyde Park Summer Fest is an annual community celebration that brings together residents and visitors alike to enjoy a day filled with fun activities, live performances, and delicious food. The festival is famous for its live music from talented artists, showcasing different genres and providing a lively soundtrack throughout the event. Attendees can explore a variety of booths and vendors offering a diverse range of crafts, artworks, and unique products, as well as live music by talented artists.
Date: June 17-18
Location: Midway Plaisance Park, Ellis and Woodlawn
More info: hydeparksummerfest.com
Cheers to Wildlife at Lincoln Park Zoo
Craft Brews at Lincoln Park Zoo is held at the iconic Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, and beer enthusiasts are invited to explore a variety of flavorful brews while surrounded by the zoo’s lush greenery and captivating wildlife. Attendees can sample an impressive selection of craft beers from local and regional breweries, experiencing a diverse range of flavors and styles. As they sip on their favorite brews, visitors can also enjoy live music performances and take in the breathtaking views of the zoo.
Date: June 17
Location: Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N Clark St
More info: lpzoo.org
Witness the Power of SailGP
SailGP is a thrilling and high-octane sailing championship that showcases the world’s fastest sail racing boats and the skills of the most talented sailors on the planet. This global racing series is coming to Chicago, and spectators can witness the exhilarating races from vantage points along the shoreline or from designated spectator areas on the water, experiencing the rush of the wind, the spray of the waves, and the sheer excitement of the competition.
Date: June 16-17
Location: Navy Pier, 200 E Grand
More info: sailgp.com
Celebrate the Music of Lloyd Price
Personality: The Lloyd Price Musical is an enchanting production that brings to life the captivating story of legendary musician Lloyd Price. With vibrant music, powerful performances, and heartfelt storytelling, this musical celebrates Price’s rise to fame and the enduring impact of his music. From his humble beginnings in New Orleans to his triumphs and challenges, the show explores themes of resilience and the triumph of the human spirit. Prepare to be captivated by this extraordinary theatrical experience that pays homage to Price’s talent, leaving a lasting impression on audiences long after the final note is played.
Date: Runs Weekly Tues-Sun
Time: 2PM and 7:30PM
Location: Studebaker Theater, 410 S Michigan Ave
More info: personalitymusical.com