Chicago Events and Things to do- July 2014

July 3rd, 2014 by: relatedchicago

july blogThe July 4th holiday is here and Chicagoans are gearing up for a fun and busy weekend celebrating in the city (Navy Pier fireworks, anyone?). Once the fireworks are over, July still has plenty in store in the way of great events and happenings taking place all over Chicago. Be sure to check out some of the following and take advantage of all this great city has to offer!

Chicago Events

Fourth of July Fireworks – July 4th 9:30PM, Navy Pier
Watch the best fireworks show in the city while taking in the sights and sounds of Navy Pier. For an up-close view, hop aboard one of the special fireworks cruises.

Taste of Chicago – July 9th-13th, times vary, Grant Park
Graze on items from more than 65 local restaurants at one of the country’s most popular outdoor food festivals.

Pitchfork Music Festival – July 18th-20th, times vary, Union Park
Discover new artists at this independent music fest, featuring  Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel, and Kendrick Lamar as headliners.

Chicago Craft Beer Festival – July 19th-20th, 12:00PM-10:00PM (tasting times: 12:00PM-4:00PM), Sheffield Ave. between Webster & Fullerton
Sample from more than 100 craft beers, including favorites from popular Chicago breweries like Revolution, Half Acre and Goose Island.

BTN Big 10K – July 26th, 7:00AM, Soldier Field
Represent your favorite Big 10 team – or simply watch from the sidelines – in a 10K run or 5K run/walk, followed by a post-race tailgate party.

Looking for more? Check out Choose Chicago for a complete list of events taking place in the city this summer. And if your summer plans including buying or selling a home, be sure to contact one of our expert Related Realty brokers for help exploring the Chicago real estate market!

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