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Click Here to View Our Interactive VideoWith over 800 Festivals & Events running year round, concerts that include the top touring musical acts, countless farmers markets and car shows in the Chicago Southland, the hard part isn’t deciding IF you should come but rather which event you ARE going to attend.

Whether it is Snow Day Festival at the Plum Creek Nature Center in January, Irish Fest at Chicago’s Gaelic Park in May, any of our year round farmers markets or Lansing Autumn Fest in October, you won’t have to travel far to find family friendly activities for any age.

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Below are the next 30 upcoming Cultural events in the Chicago Southland. Use the form above to search for specific events.

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d Displays/Arts/Crafts
ag Agricultural/Food/Harvest
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$ Admission Fee
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o Outdoor Activity
s Sports Event/Recreational
f Fair, Carnival
e Expo/Consumer Show
p Parade


CRETE CRUISE NIGHT Jun 3, 2019 - Jun 24, 2019
Downtown Main Street
Crete, IL
708-672-9216
Pre - 1986 Cars and Trucks
M 5-8PM
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SELECTIONS FROM PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE PHOTO COLLECTION Jun 3, 2019 - Jun 26, 2019
Christopher Art Gallery
Prairie State College, 202 South Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, IL
708-709-7738
Prairie State Collection has a vast and exciting permanent collection of photography by many master photographers. Recently, the College acquired new works from The Museum Project, works by contemporary western photographers, and this exhibition will highlight many of these new works.
M-Th 9AM-3PM; W & Th 4-7PM; Reception June 12 11:30AM-2PM
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BRIDES THROUGH THE DECADES Jun 3, 2019 - Jun 29, 2019
Lansing Public Library, Lower Level
2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing, IL
312-969-0385
Vintage bridal attire and other fashions from the late 1800's with photographs of bridal couples and commentary about the fashion trends of the times.
M 6-8PM; W 3-5PM; Sa 11AM-1PM
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DOWNTOWN TINLEY CRUISE NIGHTS Jun 4, 2019 - Jun 25, 2019
Along Oak Park Avenue from 171st to 173rd Streets
Tinley Park, IL
708-444-5678
Tuesday Cruise Nights feature classic cars, DJ music, food and beverages available. This event is presented by Tinley Park VFW Post 2791.
Tu 5-9PM
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FARMERS MARKET - PALOS HEIGHTS Jun 5, 2019 - Jun 26, 2019
City of Palos Heights
Municipal Parking Lot, 12217 South Harlem Avenue, Palos Heights, IL
708-361-1800
Great locally grown produce, food products and plants every Wednesday morning. LINK cards accepted.
W 7AM-1PM
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LIVE JAZZ MUSIC Jun 6, 2019 - Jun 27, 2019
Francesca's on 95th
6248 West 95th Street, Oak Lawn, IL
708-598-7007
Thursday nights
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FRIDAYS ON THE GREEN Jun 7, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019
Breidert Green
Kansas & White Streets, Frankfort, IL
815-469-2177
Be prepared to be entertained and amazed each week!
F 10-11AM
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BREWMASTER'S VINTAGE BASEBALL Jun 15, 2019 - Jun 29, 2019
Site of the old Blue Island gas plant
Corner of James and Ann Streets, Blue Island, IL
708-371-8546
Enjoy baseball the way it was originally conceived according to the rules of 1858.
2PM
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MAIN STREET NIGHTS Jun 19, 2019
Downtown Park Forest
Main Street & Cunningham Boulevard, Park Forest, IL
708-748-2005
Grab a blanket and position yourself in the Park Forest Downtown Village Green (Cunningham and Main Streets) for seven FREE nights of entertainment, rain or shine! Vendors on hand selling food and drinks! The evening starts at 6:30 p.m. with an opening act followed by the showcased entertainment. In case of rain, performances will be moved to Dining on the Green, 349 Main Street. For weather related changes or cancellations, please call 283-5647, for general inquiries, 748-2005.
6:30PM: Mr. Taps 7:30PM: John Primer
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MOVIE NIGHT Jun 19, 2019
New Lenox Village Commons
1 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox, IL
815-462-6400
Movie Nights take place in the Village Commons every Wednesday evening from June 12 through August 14.
Dusk
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THE ORIGINAL HAZARD COUNTY BAND Jun 19, 2019
Fox Pointe Amphitheater
Ridge Road and Henry Street, Lansing, IL
708-895-7204
Summer Concert Series
5:30-9:30PM
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FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT Jun 20, 2019
Yunker Farm Bandshell
10824 West La Porte Road, Mokena, IL
708-390-2401
The Walk-Ins, your favorite wedding band, will be performing. Terraced lawn seating is available so bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy this outdoor event. In case of inclement weather, check our Facebook page for event updates. Concessions available. Alcohol is not permitted.
7PM
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CONCERT IN THE PARK Jun 20, 2019
Palos Park Village Green
8901 West 123rd Street, Palos Park, IL
708-671-3760
Motown, soul, and rock & roll is exactly the sound that defines this Chicago band. Second Hand Soul Band takes you back to the days when all that mattered was meeting your friends for some drinks and an all night-dance party! This energetic, dynamic, seven-piece band has many years of experience and really knows how to entertain! Between the funky hits of the 70s, the one-hit wonders, the disco, and the soulful songs of that era, you will be moved to dance and sing “songs you remember from the nights you don’t!”
Door's Open at 5PM, Concert from 7-9PM
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MAKE MUSIC DAY FEAT. THE STING RAYS Jun 21, 2019
Tinley Park Park District
8125 West 171st Street, Tinley Park, IL
708-342-4200
Celebrate Make Music Day with the inaugural concert at The Band Shell. Enjoy The Sting Rays and their upbeat rock & roll from the 50's, 60's and 70's with lots of audience participation! Bring your chairs or blankets, sit back and enjoy a summer evening of music under the stars!
7-9PM
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CONCERT IN THE PARK Jun 23, 2019
Crescent Park
143rd Street Metra Station, Orland Park, IL
708-403-5000
Enjoy a summer evening listening to music in the park.
6-7:30PM
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HISTORICAL WALK ON RIDGE ROAD Jun 24, 2019
Meet behind 3306 Ridge Road
3306 Ridge Road, Lansing, IL
708-895-2266
Lansing Historical Society President Paul Schultz will lead a walking tour along Lansing's main street, pointing out sites of historical, geological and architectural interest.
6-7:30PM
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MAIN STREET NIGHTS Jun 26, 2019
Downtown Park Forest
Main Street & Cunningham Boulevard, Park Forest, IL
708-748-2005
Grab a blanket and position yourself in the Park Forest Downtown Village Green (Cunningham and Main Streets) for seven FREE nights of entertainment, rain or shine! Vendors on hand selling food and drinks! The evening starts at 6:30 p.m. with an opening act followed by the showcased entertainment. In case of rain, performances will be moved to Dining on the Green, 349 Main Street. For weather related changes or cancellations, please call 283-5647, for general inquiries, 748-2005.
6:30PM: Cold Blooded Creatures 7:30PM: Bernie Glim & Friends
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MOVIE NIGHT Jun 26, 2019
New Lenox Village Commons
1 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox, IL
815-462-6400
Movie Nights take place in the Village Commons every Wednesday evening from June 12 through August 14.
Dusk
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THE UNITY REGGAE BAND Jun 26, 2019
Fox Pointe Amphitheater
Ridge Road and Henry Street, Lansing, IL
708-895-7204
Summer Concert Series
5:30-9:30PM
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CONCERT IN THE PARK: TINLEY PARK COMMUNITY BAND Jun 27, 2019
Republic Bank Band Shell
8125 West 171st Street, Tinley Park, IL
708-342-4200
Bring your chairs or blankets, sit back and enjoy a summer evening with us! Our Thursdays in the Park 2019 Concert & Movie Series will take place through August featuring a different concert or movie each week!
7PM
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50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BEATLES' ABBEY ROAD Jun 27, 2019
Palos Heights Public Library
12501 South 71st Avenue, Palos Heights, IL
708-448-1473
Gary Wenstrup will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Abbey Road album in his discussion of the history and significance of the music.
6:30PM
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FREE OUTDOOR MOVIES Jun 27, 2019
Yunker Farm Bandshell
10824 West La Porte Road, Mokena, IL
708-390-2401
Join us for a magical night watching Mary Poppins Returns. Terraced lawn seating is available so bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy this outdoor event. In case of inclement weather, check our Facebook page for event updates. Concessions available. Alcohol is not permitted.
8:15PM
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FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY Jun 28, 2019
Messenger Marsh
16321 South Bell Road, Homer Glen, IL
815-727-8700
We have changed the time to accommodate more people and to cater to a hungry public. In addition to yummy and convenient food, enjoy the trails and some fun activities. Forest Preserve staff will be on-site with preserve information, activities and items for checkout – bags, binoculars and field guides – to get you out exploring the preserve and exercising.
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OUTLAW MUSIC FESTIVAL Jun 28, 2019
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
19100 South Ridgeland Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
312-559-1212
1:30PM
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SWING DANCE Jun 29, 2019
Firemen's Park
5130 West Court Street, Monee, IL
708-534-8302
Free Swing Dance Event Sponsored by Riverside Health Care. Come out for great music, food and dancing.
6-11PM
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ZAC BROWN BAND: THE OWL TOUR Jun 29, 2019
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
19100 South Ridgeland Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
312-559-1212
8PM
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MUSIC IN THE PLAZA SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Jun 29, 2019
Zabrocki Plaza
17375 Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
708-444-5678
Enjoy music under the stars. Food and beverages are available. Don't forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Visit the website to see who is playing!
7-10PM
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CRETE CRUISE NIGHT Jul 1, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019
Downtown Main Street
Crete, IL
708-672-9216
Pre - 1986 Cars and Trucks
M 5-8PM
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BENCHES ON THE AVENUE Jul 1, 2019 - Jul 31, 2019
Along Oak Park Avenue from 172nd to 176th
Tinley Park, IL
708-444-5678
This public art program features benches that showcase the unique and colorful designs of professional and amateur artists. This year's theme is Prized Page Turners.
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BRIDES THROUGH THE DECADES Jul 1, 2019 - Jul 31, 2019
Lansing Public Library, Lower Level
2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing, IL
312-969-0385
Vintage bridal attire and other fashions from the late 1800's with photographs of bridal couples and commentary about the fashion trends of the times.
M 6-8PM; W 3-5PM; Sa 11AM-1PM
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