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Looking for Things To Do in Chicago This Weekend?

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Chicago is known for being a tremendously lively city. There’s never a shortage on things to do on any given weekend in Chicago. Here are a few of our top picks of things to do this weekend.

Blackhawks vs. Stars

Courtesy of NHL

This Friday watch the Blackhawks, currently ranked 7thin the Central division, play the Dallas Stars, currently ranked 4th, at the United Center. The game starts at 7:30 and tickets are available starting from $36.

The Best of Second City

Saturdays and Sundays at 4pm, check out the greatest sketches performed by Second City’s Touring Company. The troupe is well known for jump-starting the careers of a long list of well known comedians including Steve Carell, Tina Fey, and Stephen Colbert.

Catch the 90-minute show this weekend at 1616 North Wells St in Old Town.

Get your tickets in advance here.


Enjoy all things bacon as well as a wide variety of cocktails and beer at Chicago Bacon Fest this weekend. Enjoy creations from an eclectic selection of over 100 top Chicago restaurants including Split-Rail, the Duck Inn, the Dawson, NoMI, Ruin Daily, Honey Butter Chicken, Fig and Olive, Batter and Berries, and many more! Click here for a complete list.

Courtesy of Chicago Baconfest

All proceeds benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

The event runs April 5thand 6that 725 West Roosevelt Rd, between Halsted St and Union Ave.

Get your tickets in advance here.

Chicago Market for Makers

Courtesy of Chicago Market for Makers

Feeling crafty? Discover over 90 emerging brands and craft makers at the Chicago Market for Makers. Enjoy unique photo walls, live music, crafting stations, and food trucks. Click here 

to get your tickets . Parking is free for attendees!

The event runs April 6th and 7th at 4325 North Ravenswood Ave.