Festivals in Des Plaines, IL


“DaVinci Machines Exhibition: The Titans Experience” July 15-September 30

DaVinci Machines Exhibition: The Titans Experience

Water Tower Place – Level 3 - Unit 4025

The interactive DaVinci Machines Exhibition, DaVinci Masterpieces combined with live docent guided tour

$37.90 $18.95

Presale: AAHH! FEST featuring COMMON on September 25 at 3 p.m.

AAHH! FEST featuring COMMON at Union Park

Union Park

COMMON returns to Chicago with his star-studded AAHH! Fest, which in 2014 featured Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, and Jennifer Hudson

$75 $60

Admission to Festival of the Vine for One or Two from Olympia Fields Park District (Up to 28% Off)

Olympia Fields Park District

Sgt. Means Park

Festival features jazz music, local artists, and many wines to sample from Fresh Starts in Flossmoor, Illinois

$20 $16

General Admission for Two or Four to The Cuban Festival on August 12–14 (Up to 50% Off)

Festival Cubano

Rils Park

Celebrate Cuban culture with Cuban food vendors, a carnival, and live salsa

$80 $40

Naperville Wine Festival for Two with Glass, Tastings, and Beer on August 12–13 (Up to 22% Off)

Naperville Wine Festival

Naperville Wine Festival

Annual festival corrals wines from around the globe with bites and music from local eateries and bands

$64 $50

Taste of Polonia at the Copernicus Center September 2–5 (50% Off). Three Options Available.

Taste of Polonia

Far North Side

40 plus live bands on four stages set the soundtrack to this four-day celebration of Polish culture and food; kids’ events and rides

$10 $5

Wine Tasting at Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival on July 30 or 31 (34% Off)

Jeff Fest Wine Tasting

Far North Side

Tasting of 15 wines of your choice during Jefferson Park’s street festival on July 30–31; includes admission to the festival

$22.60 $15

Northwoods Music Fest 2016 with Craig Morgan, Sara Evans, Sister Hazel & More on August 12–13

Northwoods Music Fest 2016 with Craig Morgan & More

Northwoods Music Festival

Two-day music festival features headlining sets from Craig Morgan, Sara Evans, and Sister Hazzel

$37.55 $20

Village Pass with Access to Yoga Classes and More at Soul LOVE Fest on September 17 or 18 (Up to 62% Off)

Soul LOVE Fest

Arranmore Farm and Polo Club

A serene country estate is the setting for a mindfulness festival with yoga, outdoor exercise classes, meditation, and nutrition workshops

$50 $19

Festival Admission and Souvenir Glass for One or Two on Saturday, October 1 (Up to 44% Off)

Woodstock Ale Festival

Woodstock Ale Festival (Adult Child Therapy)

Sample more than 80 beers from craft brewers like 3 Sheeps and Founders, snack on bacon-focused dishes, and tap your foot to bluegrass tunes

$40 $25

Pokemon Go Pub Crawl on Saturday, August 13, at 2 p.m.

2016 Pokemon Go Pub Crawl Chicago

Nick's Beer Garden

Share drinks with fellow Pokemon Go players during this Wicker Park pub crawl that includes four venues, drink specials, and prizes

$20.49 $12

Reggae Fest Chicago 2016 feat. Toots & The Maytals on Saturday, August 13, at 12 p.m.

Reggae Fest Chicago 2016 feat. Toots & The Maytals, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Iration, Hepcat, & More

Addams Medill Park

Two stages full of reggae acts such as Toots & The Maytals, Lee “Scratch” Perry, and Iration help raise funds for local nonprofits

$50 $35

$19.99 for Admission for One to North Riverside's Biggest Block Party Beer & Wine Tasting (Up to $33.28 Value)

North Riverside's Biggest Block Party Beer & Wine Tasting

The Island

Listen to live tunes from the Neverly Brothers, sample beer and wine, and let the kids play carnival games at this block party.

$33.28 $19.99

Taste of the Town Tequila Tour (August 1–31)

Taste of the Town Tequila Tour

Old Town Social

Throughout the month of August, check out some of Chicago’s best tequila drinks at some of its hottest venues, all while enjoying specials

$64.49 $19

Beach Party for One or Two or Co-Ed Volleyball-Team Entry from Players Sport & Social Group (Up to 50% Off)

Players Sport & Social Group

North Avenue Beach

North Avenue beach party welcomes summer with a volleyball and cornhole tournament, life-sized beer pong, giant Jenga, DJs, and contests

$34.62 $18

Chicago Hot Dog Fest Presented By The Chicago History Museum on August 5–7

Chicago Hot Dog Fest

Chicago History Museum - Live

Three-day fest celebrates the great American hot dog with specialty dogs, ice cold brews, and music

$30 $25

$29 for Entry to River North Wine Fest on Saturday, September 17 from CHI Life Events ($50 Value)

CHI Life Events

Chicago

More than 35 wines glitter in glasses at this 21+ festival, which also offers gourmet cheeses

$50 $29

Paramount Music Festival Friday, September 2 – Sunday, September 4

Paramount Music Festival

Coal Dock Park

Tommy Castro and Mud Morganfield headline concerts at 3-day music festivals with 15 acts total

$32.49 $20

Regular or VIP Admission to River North Whiskey Festival on Saturday, September 10 (Up to 42% Off)

CHI Life Events

Old Crow- River North

Sample whiskeys, bourbons, and scotches from distilleries around the word, with more than 50 varieties to choose from

$50 $29

Outing for One, Two, or Four to Illinois Beer Festival on Saturday, August 13 (Up to 36% Off)

Illinois Beer Festival

Grundy County Fairgrounds

Attendees sip up to 24 samples from more than 40 breweries while local musicians such as the Jake Mac Trio play

$45 $30

Pokemon Go Bar Crawl Chicago - Saturday August 13, 2016 / 2:00pm

Wicker Park Area Bars

Wicker Park

$15 $10.50

Rock the Badges First Responder Music Fest on Saturday, August 6, at 1 p.m.

Rock the Badges

Copernicus Center

Bands made up of Chicago Police and Fire Departments members square off for a concert benefiting the families of fallen service personnel

$5 $3

Admission and Tasting Pass for One at Throwback Music Fest Craft Beer Tasting on September 10 or 11 (28% Off)

Throwback Music Fest Craft Beer Tasting

Special Events Management: Throwback Music Fest Craft Beer Tasting

$27.94 $20

Dog Film Festival

Music Box Theatre

The Music Box Theatre

$15 $4.75

"Cinema Sacrifice Theater" - Tuesday September 27, 2016 / 8:00pm

The Public House Theatre

Lakeview

$10 $7.50

One, Two, or Four Tickets to Wheeling's Restaurant Row Taste of the Town Festival (Up to 51% Off)

Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce

The Westin Chicago North Shore

Sample offerings from the best of Wheeling’s Restaurant Row restaurants, wineries, and breweries at annual food festival

$45 $25

Pre-sale: Sebastian Maniscalco, Brian Regan, John Mulaney, and More on Friday, September 2, at 5:15 p.m.

Brian Regan, Sebastian Maniscalco, John Mulaney & More

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Chicago

Sebastian Maniscalco joins Brian Regan and fellow comedians John Mulaney, Jeff Ross, Tom Segura, Iliza Schlesinger, and more

$33.25 $15

Pepsi Tall Ships Chicago Festival 2016 on July 28 - 31 (Up to 23% Off)

Pepsi Tall Ships Chicago 2016

Navy Pier

Navy Pier fills up with 14 tall ships such as two-masted schooners and a Viking longboat during this four day festival

$70 $55

Beatles Fest on Saturday, August 13, at 2 p.m.

Beatles Fest

Downtown Hammond, IN

More than 10 bands celebrate the musical and cultural legacy of The Beatles with help from art booths, merch tents, and a kids area

$12.25 $6

"The Taming of the Shrew"

Oak Park Festival Theatre in Austin Gardens

Galewood

$29 $18.75

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