Festivals in Mokena, IL


Glendale Heights Oktoberfest at Camera Park on September 15–25 (Up to 44% Off). Three Options Available.

Glendale Heights Oktoberfest

Jewell Road

German festival entertains guests of all ages with live music, authentic cuisine, and beer imported from Munich

$34 $19

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

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

Bacon and Beer Classic at Soldier Field on Saturday, October 1

Bacon and Beer Classic

Soldier Field

Unlimited samples of 100-plus craft beers and ciders and 25 bacon-infused dishes, plus games, contests and music inside Soldier Field

$76.37 $65

$39 for a Craft-Spirits Tasting at Lincoln Park Zoo at Wild Spirits on Saturday, October 15 ($53.56 Value)

Wild Spirits

Lincoln Park Zoo

Spirits lovers head to Lincoln Park Zoo to taste 12 samples of their choice of more than 50 different liquors

$53.56 $39

Peoria Blues & Heritage Music Festival feat. Buddy Guy, Mavis Staples, O.A.R., and More on September 2 and 3

Peoria Blues & Heritage Music Festival

The Peoria Riverfront

Buddy Guy, Mavis Staples, and O.A.R. headline two full days of music along the waterfront during this annual end-of-summer festival

$35 $28

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

Autumn Beer Tasting at St. John The Evangelist Parish on Saturday, October 1 (Up to 41% Off)

St John the Evangelist Parish

St John the Evangelist Parish

From the merchant: Over 65 seasonal and craft beers to taste! Ticket includes: tasting, food and raffle entry for “Tub o’BEER”.

$40 $25

Oktoberfest Entry from American Aid Society of German Descendants (Up to 48% Off). Six Options Available.

American Aid Society of German Descendants

German/American Cultural Center

Oktoberfest event over several weekends showcases German music, history, folk dancing, and food

$31 $16

"Trapped in a Room With a Zombie II: Still Hungry" - Any Date Through Dec 31, 2016 (Reserve in Advance)

Fine Arts Building

Downtown

$28 $24.75

$34 for General Admission for One to WitchCraft Beer Fest on October 29, 2016 ($45 Value)

WitchCraft Beer Fest

Big Woods Marmion

Craft brewers dole out samples of their hoppy and heady brews to attendees, who are encouraged to come dressed in their Halloween costumes

$45 $34

Two-Day General or VIP Admission for One or Two to the German Society of Rockford Oktoberfest (Up to 50% Off)

Rockford Oktoberfest

Loves Park City Hall

German cultural festival with kegs of beer, bratwurst, schnitzel, and other specialties; polka bands and other live entertainment

$15 $8

Big Gig BBQ on September 4 at 5 p.m.

Big Gig BBQ

Henry Maier Festival Park

Barbecue festival features 10 restaurants, cold beer, and live music performances by country artists Chris Janson and Tucker Beathard

$15 $7.50

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

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

CHI Life Events

Chicago

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

$50 $29

"The Hollywood Show"

Hilton Rosemont Chicago O'Hare

Far North Side

$30 $17.50

$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

General-Admission or VIP Entry for One or Two to Independent Spirits Expo on September 21 (Up to 48% Off)

Distilled Events

The Hilton

Taste indie distilleries’ artisinal spirits such as whiskeys, vodkas, and mezcals; VIPs get early access

$65 $39

Summer Heat Cajun Boil on September 4 at 2 p.m.

Summer Heat: Cajun Boil

Municipal Bar & Grill

During Labor Day weekend, punctuate summer with a tasty note during this Louisiana-style Cajun boil featuring some of the city’s top DJs

$22.56 $12

"Nature on Tap"

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

$12 $4.50

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

Admission to Bloody's & Bears or K-9s & Cocktails at Blackfinn Ameripub (35% Off)

Blackfinn Ameripub

Blackfinn Ameripub

Enjoy Bloody Mary samples and brunch bites during the Bears’ season opener or cocktail samples and snacks to benefit Anti-Cruelty Society

$20 $13

Dog Film Festival

Music Box Theatre

The Music Box Theatre

$15 $4.75

Celebrity Bar Crawl on Saturday, September 10, at 2 p.m.

Celebrity Bar Crawl

BlackFinn

Dress up as your favorite celebrity on this River North bar crawl featuring drink specials, scavenger hunts, and prizes

$20.49 $9

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

EXPO CHICAGO 2016 - Friday, Sept 23 @ 11am-7pm, Saturday, Sept 24 @ 11am-7pm and Sunday, Sept 25 @ 11am-6pm

Navy Pier Festival Hall

Downtown

$20 $13.75

"Arizona Summer Ends" Margarita and Mojito Festival - Saturday September 24, 2016 / Noon-10:00pm

Rawhide Western Town

Chandler

$40 $25.25

Daughtry - Saturday September 3, 2016 / 7:00pm (Gates at 5:00pm)

Grand Victoria Casino - Festival Park

Downtown Elgin

$65 $32.50

<i>Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey</i> Presents <i>Out Of This World</i> on November 4–27

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Out Of This World

Multiple Locations

Blast off on a cosmic family adventure with gravity-defying acrobats, aerialists, majestic animals, fearless daredevils, and humorous clowns

$30.35 $20

Chicago Football Classic: Central State University vs Clark Atlanta University on Saturday, September 10, at 3:30 p.m.

Sherman Dodge of Skokie and BMO Harris Bank Present 19th Annual Chicago Football Classic: Clark Atlanta University vs. Central State University

Soldier Field

The Chicago Football Classic pits SIAC foes against each other as the Marauders take on the Panthers

$24.69 $12

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  • TASTE OF OMEGA: THE ROOFTOP EDITION
    Everyone deserves to treat themselves every once in a while so head to TASTE OF OMEGA: THE ROOFTOP EDITION in Blue Island today and have some fun. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles. TASTE OF OMEGA: THE ROOFTOP EDITION is a place you'll love to visit, so don't wait around, give them a call today!
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    Blue Island, IL US
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  • Lisle Executive Gift Shop Inc
    There's really no better place to spend the weekend with your family than at Lisle Eyes to the Skies Balloon Festival in Lisle. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles. Lisle Eyes to the Skies Balloon Festival is sure to be a fun experience for the whole family!
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    Lisle, IL US
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  • Andersonville Midsommarfest
    A glass of cold beer in one hand, a plate of food balanced in the other. The only reason to disrupt such a perfect combination might be to dance to the live band performing just a few feet away. That's the basic Midsommarfest formula, and every summer, nearly 50,000 people flock to Andersonville for this celebration of all things local. Going strong for the past half century, the fest takes over Clark Street from Foster to Catalpa with booths for food and crafts as well as five different stages. These showcase eclectic entertainments that truly reflect the neighborhood's charm: not just cover bands (though there are those, too), but a pet parade, Swedish music, dance troupes, and sets from blues, roots, and funk bands. All the fun also helps the neighborhood, and not just because stoplights are powered by laughter; proceeds go to benefit community causes.
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    Chicago, IL US
    +17739078182
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
    Lincoln Park Zoo: Names to Know Situated in the heart of its namesake park, the Lincoln Park Zoo is home to animals from around the world. Exhibits range from the Helen Brach Primate House to the beautiful Waterfowl Lagoon, and its ongoing research projects work to protect wildlife from the Serengeti to the Congo. Since opening with just two swans in 1868, the Lincoln Park Zoo has been home to thousands of animals and the trainers that care for them. Before your next trip, familiarize yourself with some of the zoo's most famous names: Marlin Perkins: Though famous for hosting Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, Marlin Perkins first tried his hand at television during his stint as director of the Lincoln Park Zoo. His first program, Zoo Parade, gave thousands of Chicagoland viewers an intimate look into the lives of the zoo's residents, and even won a Peabody Award in 1951. Bushman: Upon his arrival in 1930, Bushman the gorilla turned the Lincoln Park Zoo from a simple city zoo into an international attraction. Today; his taxidermied remains can be found keeping silent watch over the halls of the Field Museum. Adelor: Many of today's visitors have fond memories of Adelor, the majestic African lion who held court inside the zoo's Kovler Lion House until his death in 2012. Although Adelor is missed by many, his spirit lives on: a life-sized statue of the famous cat sizes up passersby at the zoo's east entrance Clark and Addison: Born in 2015, these adorable red-panda cubs share their names with the Wrigleyville intersection that's home to an entirely different type of Cubs.
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    Chicago, IL US
    +13127422000
  • Chicago Comedy Film Festival
    Disappointed by the relative lack of comedies at film festivals, independent filmmaker Jessica Hardy founded Chicago Comedy Film Festival last year as a much-needed outlet for comedic expression. Now in their second year, Hardy and her staff have picked another round of humorous flicks to the screen over the three-day, second-annual laugh fest, screening both independent feature films and shorts. Films on Friday include Servitude, starring Kids in the Hall and NewsRadio actor Dave Foley as the manager of a Western-themed restaurant’s overworked staff. Earlier in the day is the screening of Close Quarters, a flick starring renowned local actors T.J. Jagodowski, Susan Messing, and Gregory Hollimon as they debate love, friendship, and jealousy—all over some coffee. On Saturday, catch the Midwest premiere of Bad Parents, where Janeane Garofalo and Cheri Oteri play stressed-out soccer moms trying to communicate with their inanimate soccer-ball children. On Sunday, those with VIP passes can attend the award ceremony, as well as the after-party at Rockit Bar & Grill.
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    Chicago, IL US
  • Chicago Fringe Festival 2013
    Push the boundaries. That's pretty much the only rule for performances at the Chicago Fringe Festival, an unconventional expo of new theatrical works from around the world. Now in its fourth year, the Windy City's festival joins in a dramatic tradition shared by cities including Indianapolis, New York, and the original outpost, Edinburgh. The week-long event provides a prominent stage for up-and-coming productions, helping little-known companies catch some buzz and established groups test out new ideas. A lottery system determines the year's lineup, a process that keeps each festival exhilaratingly unpredictable while delighting statisticians.
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    Chicago, IL US
    +17733083223

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