April Festivities & Events Around Chicago

Posted by Leo Clark. on Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 at 10:23am.

Looking to get out and take advantage of all the fun things going on this spring? If so, here's a short list of events and festivities we're looking forward to most.

Baseball Home Openers- April 4 & April 8

Spring ushers in home openers for both the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox take on the Mariners April 4 and the Cubs take on the Pirates at home April 8.

Baconfest Chicago- April 5-6

UIC Dorin Forum

If you can’t get enough bacon, make plans to head to Baconfest Chicago. The two-day event features the chance to sample bacon-inspired dishes from dozens of chefs.

Star Wars Celebration- April 11-15

McCormick Place, Museum Campus

A galaxy far, far away takes center stage in Chicago mid-month for the Star Wars Celebration. The five-day event is expected to bring in franchise stars and possibly a few surprises.

Easter Egg-Stravaganza- April 20

Lincoln Park Zoo

The Lincoln Park Zoo is the place to be Easter weekend for the Easter Egg-Stravaganza. It’s a day of fun for the entire family with egg hunts, free zoo rides, crafts and pictures with the Easter Bunny.

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