14 Events In Chicago This Weekend
Our city has some exciting events this weekend! Get out and enjoy Chicago if you can! Stay dry and make sure your home stays dry as well. If you need any roof repair after all of this Chicago weather, we’re ready to help.
14 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend: Chicagoist Weekends are for fun. We’ve got it right here.
FRIDAY APRIL 28
THE ONE OF A KIND SPRING SHOW: The One Of a Kind shopping experience is back, this time for it’s annual spring show and sale all weekend at the Merchandise Mart. The showcase and shopping event features hands-on crafts and cooking demonstrations as well as accessories, home goods, paintings and much more for sale. Be sure to check out the Emerging Market, which highlights more than 30 first-time exhibitors and artists. Tickets are $10.
SATURDAY APRIL 29
ZOMBIE CRAWL: The Chicago Zombie Pub Crawl has reached a milestone: ten years in Andersonville. Celebrate the anniversary by dressing up like you’re almost dead and on the hunt for brains (and beer). There will be two hordes meeting at The pH Comedy Theater and then crawling to bars like The Sofo Tap, Simon’s Tavern, Farragut’s and more at 2 p.m. Registration is $20 and includes a commemorative t-shirt, a souvenir cup, and access to drink specials and costume contest prizes. There’s also a Kids Zombie Adventure for your little undead from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
SUNDAY APRIL 30
GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE: Celebrate the 197th Anniversary of the Greek Declaration of Independence with the Hellenic Heritage Parade. Stepping off at stepping off at 2:30 p.m., the parade runs from Halsted and Randolph to Van Buren streets.
ADOPT A SHELTER PET DAY: Find your new best friend at one of two Chicago-area rescues waiving adoption fees for Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. Chicago Canine Rescue and One Tail at a Time are both offering fee-free adoptions for eligible dogs for one day only with the help of Barkworthies. For more woof-derful info, check out our post on the special day.