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Chicago Black Restaurant Week @ Various Locations

Chicago Black Restaurant Week @ Various Locations, Various Times, All Ages WHAT: Two weeks of this incredible dining opportunity SO WHAT: Chicago Black Restaurant Week returns with another exciting lineup of local eateries. CBRW  was designed to create a platform for African-American Owned Eateries inviting foodies to check out our town’s hidden gems and maybe find some new favorite locales in the process. NOW WHAT: Check out all the participating restaurants on their website and get ready for some great food!

Winter Brew 2023 @ Lincoln Avenue between Leland and Wilson

Winter Brew 4600 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago

Winter Brew 2023 @ Lincoln Avenue between Leland and Wilson, Noon - 6:00pm,all ages but 21+ to enjoy the brews WHAT: An outdoor brew festival right in the middle of winter SO WHAT: Put on some layers and head out to this fun beer festival in the heart of Lincoln square and Ravenswood! Over a dozen breweries will line the street, alongside several local businesses giving you a chance to try something new or indulge in an old favorite! NOW WHAT: Winter Brew is open to the general public, but Reusable Commemorative Cups must be purchased to consume alcoholic beverages.…

International Carnivale @ Navy Pier

Navy Pier 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago

International Carnivale @ Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave.,  1:00pm- 5:00pm, All Ages WHAT: Celebrate Carnivale SO WHAT: Carnivale is celebrated throughout the world in fun and unique ways. International Carnivale, hosted by Logan Lu, will give you a glimpse into the myriad of celebrations including those of Brazil, Colombia, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Italy, and North America. You’ll have the chance to enjoy fun art-making activities, music, food and dance from across the globe. Featured acts include Chicago Samba, Somos Colombia (El Carnaval de Barranquilla), Plena Project presented by Segundo Belvis-Ruiz Cultural Center, Team Jamaica (Caribbean Mas Band), La Tosca,…


Music Frozen Dancing @ Empty Bottle

Empty Bottle 1035 N Western Ave, Chicago

Music Frozen Dancing @ Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, 1:00pm 'til dark WHAT: Oh you know, just a little block party in the middle of winter SO WHAT: Clearly the most logical thing to do in February is to throw a party outside the Empty Bottle. Presented with their pals at Goose Island Beer Co, Music Frozen Dancing 2023 will be welcoming some fantastic artists to their chilly stage including Special Interest, Snooper, Meat Wave, MSPAINT, and James Marlon Magas! NOW WHAT: It’s free! Bundled up and rock out! While the show is free, they will be accepting donations…


ZINE NOT DEAD 19 @ Archer Ballroom

Archer Ballroom 3012 S Archer Ave., 3rd Floor), Chicago

ZINE NOT DEAD 19 @ Archer Ballroom,3012 S Archer Ave., 3rd Floor, 7:00pm, WHAT: Something unique for your Saturday evening SO WHAT: If you’re wanting something a little different from you comics and zines, then this evening is for you! Join ZINE NOT DEAD for their 19th edition of excellent series! Hosted by Matt Davis and Brad Rohloff, this evening will feature comics readings from Tommi Parrish, Caroline Cash, Kelly Wang, Gabriel Mason Howell, LEE SCHULDER, AUBREY GALLACHER, Hannah Larson and Alex Nall ! NOW WHAT: Tickets are $15!


Meg Memes Fest X Malcom Fest @ Sleeping Village

Sleeping Village 3734 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago

Meg Memes Fest X Malcom Fest @ Sleeping Village, 3734 W. Belmont Ave., 8:00pm, 21+ WHAT: Good jams for you Saturday night SO WHAT: In the uncertain beginnings of the pandemic, Meg Memes Fest brought an amazing array of artists for a livestreamed festival that was everything we needed. Last year the festival made it's way to Sleeping Village with a fantastic local lineup and Meg Memes is doing it again! This time it's Meg Memes X Malcom Fest with Sports Boyfriend, Daarling, Joyfriend, and Orisun getting together for a great night of diverse and fun jams! NOW WHAT: Tickets…

$13 – $15