Don’t Miss These Local Events Coming Up in January!

Check out these Local events for winter fun!

Get out and explore the city this month! These January is filled with local events that are fun for the whole family.

Ice Skating

When: Through the end of February. Check locations for hours.

Where: various locations

Celebrate the winter season and ice skate! Rinks in Millennium Park, Maggie Daley Park, and the Lincoln Park Zoo are open through at least the end of February.

Elevated Winter Tour

When: January 14 – January 28, 2016

Hours: various

Where: 40 W Lake St

Boy, can it get chilly in Chicago! Winter is a perfect time to be a tourist in your own city. This Chicago winter tour will have you exploring the city with a wintertime perspective.


When: January 23 & 24, 2016 (Every Saturday and Sunday)

Hours: 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Garfield Park Conservatory

Spend the weekends learning about nature. Every Saturday and Sunday, the Garfield Park Conservatory offers free programs to teach kids about the world around them. Plus, it’s a great excuse to get out of the cold!

International Kennel Club Dog Shows

When: January 28 – January 31, 2016

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where: Lake County Fair Grounds

Love dogs? Check out the International Kennel Club Dog Show. Bring the kids and learn about countless dog breeds. It’s perfect if you’re considering getting a pet!

Donut Fest

When: January 31, 2016

Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where: Chop Shop

Calling all sweets lovers! This event is for you. Visit the third annual Donut Fest at Chop Shop. Find out who has the best donut in the city, as shops from all over the city will compete to be the best.

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