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Chicago events calendar for 2022

Find the best things to do all year with our Chicago events calendar of 2022's biggest festivals, concerts, parades and art shows

Zach Long
Emma Krupp
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Zach Long
Emma Krupp

Looking for something to do in Chicago today, this weekend or in the coming months? Spring is here, and that means the most gorgeous Chicago gardens and parks will soon be in full bloom. Celebrate the warming weather by grabbing a drink at the best rooftop bars in Chicago (many of which are outfitted with heaters in case temps start to dip again) or celebrate Easter with brunch reservations at some of the city's hottest restaurants. Plus, if you're craving a break from city life, the best weekend getaways from Chicago make for excellent springtime trips. Experience the best our city has to offer with our year-round guide to the best events and things to do in Chicago. 

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