Events

Everything Chicagoans Must Do This Week, June 19-25

Updated On 06/16/2017 at 06:34PM EST Updated On 06/16/2017 at 06:34PM EST

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Jun 19-23

Mingle with the Next Zuckerberg During Techweek Chicago Listen to thought leaders in the tech space, mingle with entrepreneurs and innovators, drink beer on the MillerCoors office rooftop, and play VR pong as the Second City plays host to Silicon Valley.

Various locations

Mingle with the Next Zuckerberg During Techweek Chicago Various locations Listen to thought leaders in the tech space, mingle with entrepreneurs and innovators, drink beer on the MillerCoors office rooftop, and play VR pong as the Second City plays host to Silicon Valley.

RPM Italian

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Jun 19 Mon

Have Some Laughs at Best Night Ever See free live stand-up comedy in one of the coolest venues in Wrigleyville. Will it be the best night ever? Probably not, but this weekly Pabst-sponsored showcase is a pretty damn fun Monday, with $3 beers and seven comics on the bill.

Gman Tavern

Have Some Laughs at Best Night Ever Gman Tavern See free live stand-up comedy in one of the coolest venues in Wrigleyville. Will it be the best night ever? Probably not, but this weekly Pabst-sponsored showcase is a pretty damn fun Monday, with $3 beers and seven comics on the bill.

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Jun 20 Tue

Play Rock-Paper-Scissors at Do-Good-a-Palooza Support local youth development group BUILD with this Tuesday night fundraiser at the Lagunitas brewery, featuring live music, games, food, raffles, and, yes, a rock-paper-scissors tournament.

Lagunitas

Play Rock-Paper-Scissors at Do-Good-a-Palooza Lagunitas Support local youth development group BUILD with this Tuesday night fundraiser at the Lagunitas brewery, featuring live music, games, food, raffles, and, yes, a rock-paper-scissors tournament.

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Jun 20 Tue

Go on a Taco Tuesday Adventure This weekly taco night starts innocently enough with $2 tacos then escalates quickly with $3 tequila shots, $4 Tecate tallboys, and $5 margaritas. It ends with you not feeling so hot at work Wednesday.

High Noon Saloon

Go on a Taco Tuesday Adventure High Noon Saloon This weekly taco night starts innocently enough with $2 tacos then escalates quickly with $3 tequila shots, $4 Tecate tallboys, and $5 margaritas. It ends with you not feeling so hot at work Wednesday.

Sink/Swim

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Jun 20 Tue

Enjoy the Vibes of Air Electronic music doesn’t have to be loud and obnoxious -- it can also be beautiful, as this show by French electronic duo Air will clearly demonstrate.

Auditorium Theatre

Enjoy the Vibes of Air Auditorium Theatre Electronic music doesn’t have to be loud and obnoxious -- it can also be beautiful, as this show by French electronic duo Air will clearly demonstrate.

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Jun 20 Tue

Recite Your Favorite Caddyshack Lines in the Park Seeing Caddyshack for free in Millennium Park as part of the city’s Movies in the Park series -- what better way to spend a warm evening outside?

Millennium Park

Recite Your Favorite Caddyshack Lines in the Park Millennium Park Seeing Caddyshack for free in Millennium Park as part of the city’s Movies in the Park series -- what better way to spend a warm evening outside?

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Jun 21 Wed

See Live Music in Churches and Office Buildings The Make Music Chicago festival takes over the city for the first day of summer with 150 shows at 60-plus nontraditional spaces around town, from parks and churches to office buildings and art galleries.

Various locations

See Live Music in Churches and Office Buildings Various locations The Make Music Chicago festival takes over the city for the first day of summer with 150 shows at 60-plus nontraditional spaces around town, from parks and churches to office buildings and art galleries.

Rhyme Or Reason

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Jun 21 Wed

Join a Slumber Party 94 Floors Above the City Spend the night at the 360 Chicago Observation Deck to see the sun set on the last day of spring and rise on the first day of summer, with the 94th floor blocked off for a weeknight slumber party featuring Revolution beer, Lou Malnati’s pizza, and Garrett’s popcorn.

360 Chicago

Join a Slumber Party 94 Floors Above the City 360 Chicago Spend the night at the 360 Chicago Observation Deck to see the sun set on the last day of spring and rise on the first day of summer, with the 94th floor blocked off for a weeknight slumber party featuring Revolution beer, Lou Malnati’s pizza, and Garrett’s popcorn.

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Jun 22 Thu

Break Out Your Finest Hawaiian Shirt for Toastin’ Boats This start of boat party season takes place on the Summer of George with this tropical-themed river cruise featuring live music, Hawaiian fare, and tropical drinks.

800 S. Wells

Break Out Your Finest Hawaiian Shirt for Toastin’ Boats 800 S. Wells This start of boat party season takes place on the Summer of George with this tropical-themed river cruise featuring live music, Hawaiian fare, and tropical drinks.

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Jun 23-25

Ride Your Hog to a Massive Biker Fest At Motoblot 2017, the street outside Cobra Lounge is transformed into a full-fledged biker party with live bands, a pig roast, burlesque, bikini car wash, pin-up contest, movies, and a “hot rod street show.”

Ashland & Fulton

Ride Your Hog to a Massive Biker Fest Ashland & Fulton At Motoblot 2017, the street outside Cobra Lounge is transformed into a full-fledged biker party with live bands, a pig roast, burlesque, bikini car wash, pin-up contest, movies, and a “hot rod street show.”

BomboBar

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Jun 23-25

Party With Porn Stars at Exxxotica Appearances by adult film stars like Briana Banks and Tera Patrick, seminars about virtual reality sex, burlesque performances, and afterparties at local strip clubs are just some of the events taking place at this annual convention.

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Party With Porn Stars at Exxxotica Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Appearances by adult film stars like Briana Banks and Tera Patrick, seminars about virtual reality sex, burlesque performances, and afterparties at local strip clubs are just some of the events taking place at this annual convention.

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Jun 24-25

Rock Out on a the Shore at Mamby on the Beach One of the coolest music fests of the year is also one of the most underrated, with acts ranging from MGMT and Cut Copy to Flying Lotus and Thundercat performing at this blissful South Side beach.

Oakwood Beach

Rock Out on a the Shore at Mamby on the Beach Oakwood Beach One of the coolest music fests of the year is also one of the most underrated, with acts ranging from MGMT and Cut Copy to Flying Lotus and Thundercat performing at this blissful South Side beach.