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Where can you buy a real Christmas tree near Countryside, Illinois?

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Real Christmas Trees for sale near Chicago

Get into the Christmas spirit by getting your home a real Christmas tree from one of the local tree farms available near Countryside, IL. Here are some of the nearby Chicagoland tree farms that you have to choose from. (more…)

Best Thanksgiving 2018 Events in Chicago

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
runners in a thanksgiving turkey trot

Chicago 2018 Turkey Trot and Thanksgiving Parade details 

Whether you’re looking to burn some calories before dinner, or waiting for the turkey to cook, there are plenty of ways to get out there and enjoy Thanksgiving in Chicago. Locals know that the two best events in Chicago for Thanksgiving are the Turkey Trot and the Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade. Learn more about these events here!  (more…)

Countryside, Illinois Halloween 2018 Trick or Treating Times

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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When is trick or treating this year in Countryside, IL?

Get your costume together because Halloween is coming up right around the corner! Whether you prefer tricks or treats, you’ll find plenty here in Countryside, IL! Families looking to get out and enjoy the festivities and the time-honored tradition of trick or treating can do so here in town, during the designated trick or treating times for Halloween 2018. (more…)

Best Haunted Houses near Chicago for Halloween 2018

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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2018 Chicago Haunted Houses  

Looking to get scared this Halloween? There are plenty of ways to do so in the Chicago area! Here are some of the best Chicago Haunted Houses to make your Halloween 2018 one to remember.  (more…)

August 2018 Tinley Park Summer Concerts

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Schedule August 2018

Looking for a great show to close out the summer? Then check out some of the great events that will be put on during August at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park. Take a look at the schedule and lineup below. (more…)

Where can you go camping near Chicago?

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Public Camping Grounds in Cook County, IL

Looking to escape the big city for the weekend? Get in touch with nature at one of the many camping grounds located just outside of Chicago in Cook County, IL. There are plenty of options for you to choose from – here are a few of our favorites! (more…)

Things to do for Father’s Day in and around Chicago

Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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Father’s Day Activities near Chicago

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 17 and if you’re having trouble deciding what to do for the day, we have plenty of suggestions! Here are some of our go-to ideas for things to do for Father’s Day in Chicago! (more…)

Chicago to host its Memorial Day Parade

Friday, May 25th, 2018
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Chicago 2018 Memorial Day Parade Date, Time and Location

The city of Chicago knows that there is much more to Memorial Day than barbeques, camping, and a three-day weekend. It is a time for all of us to come together to honor those in the military who made the ultimate sacrifice while defending our country. In tribute, Chicago is holding its annual Memorial Day Parade and a Wreath Laying Ceremony. Check below for more details about when and where to attend this event. (more…)

Enjoy the great outdoors at one of these Chicago-area hiking trails!

Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Where can you go hiking near Chicago?

With the warm spring and summer months finally upon us, many Chicagoans are looking for ways to enjoy the new weather. If you’re looking for a place to enjoy the great outdoors, take a trip to one of the many hiking trails located just outside the city of Chicago! (more…)

Check out the 2018 Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade this year!

Thursday, March 8th, 2018
Chicago River Dyed Green for the Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade With boat

2018 Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade Event Details

Whether you come from an Irish family or don’t have a drop of green in your blood, you can appreciate the Irish heritage throughout the city of Chicago during the month of March, as we anticipate Saint Patrick’s Day, and the annual Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade! (more…)