Summer Fun! We have the must-see events this season
WHAT // Randolph Street Market WHERE // 1340 W Washington Street WHEN // July 30+31 | August 27+28 | September 24+25 |10am-5pm WHY // The Summer season is upon us and our favorite antique market is moving outdoors! With over 8 acres to explore, find treasures and troves from vendors of vintage, antiques, global goods and local foods. Happening 2 days every month, get out to soak up the sunshine, enjoy live music and get inspired. MORE // Tickets $8 advance, $10 at gate | More info here
WHAT // West Side Story Millennium Park Movie Series WHERE // Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park WHEN // August 2 | 6:30pm WHY // As part of Chicago Shakespeare’s Shakespeare 400 celebration—400 years since Shakespeare’s birth—Millenium Park is showing a riff on one of the bard’s most popular plays. West Side Story‘s Romeo and Juliet storyline is an American classic that will surely be a summertime favortie. MORE // Free Admission | More info here
WHAT // G&F + Mario Tricoci Designer Launch Event WHERE // 1st Ward | 2033 W. North Avenue WHEN // August 9 | 6-8pm WHY // For a second year in a row, we’re helping our fashionable friends at Mario Tricoci unveil the five designers featured in their Mario, Make Me A Model competition. With beauty services provided by the Tricoci team and DJ Jenna Nixon spinning rad tunes—this is one G&F event not to miss. MORE // RSVP@Boldfacechicago.com
WHAT // Ginza Holiday Festival WHERE // Midwest Buddhist Temple | 435 W. Menomonee WHEN // August 12, 5:30-9:30pm | August 13, 11:30am-9pm | August 14, 11:30am-5pm WHY // Skilled craftsmen, traditional Japanese music and folk dancing reign supreme at this celebration of Japanese culture. Not to miss: Yoko Noge’s band Japanesque performs Saturday at 8pm. MORE // Ticket donations from $7.
WHAT // Midnight Circus WHERE // Ogden Park | 6500 S. Racine Avenue WHEN // August 27 + 28| Midnight WHY // Spend witching hour under the big top as Midnight Circus celebrates its 10th anniversary dazzling with classic cirque acts with a modern feel. Acrobats and aeralists inspire while kitschy acts delight guests of all ages. MORE // Tickets $15-$20 | More info here