Fall is one of the most beloved seasons in Chicago as the foilage all over the city changes to brilliant autumnal colors and the opportunities for the local community and visiting tourists to experience only increase the enjoyment of the season! See our Fall Chicago event list below for some of the upcoming adult, and family-friendly events available to participate in!


{ Jack’s Pumpkin Pop-up } 

Open rain or shine for four weeks in October, Jack’s Pumpkin Pop-Up features two acres of interactive experiences ranging from Chicago’s largest corn-maze to carnival games, a full-service bar, pumpkin carving, and more. This multi-sensory fall experience has something for everyone so grab your tickets and enjoy!

Open from October 3rd-November 3rd, 2019
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{ Open House Chicago } 

Ever wished you could take a peek inside the beautiful buildings that fill Chicago’s landscape? From the skyscrapers to historic buildings, theaters and nightclubs, Open House Chicago gives voyeurs a behind-the-scenes opportunity to see inside over 250 buildings across the city. The best part, it’s free!

October 19-20th, 2019
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{ Fall Fest } 

10/10/15 1:02:19 PM — Chicago, IL, USA Lincoln Park Zoo Fall Festival . © Todd Rosenberg Photography 2015

Join the Lincoln Park Zoo in celebrating all things fall for their fifth annual Fall Festival! This event takes place Friday-Sunday starting the last week of September and ending the last weekend of October. Enjoy fun activities like a corn maze, professional pumpkin carvers, seasonal treats, animal viewing, and more!

Friday-Sunday, September 27 – October 27 + October 14th, 2019
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{ Chicago Thanksgiving Parade } 

One of only two annual Thanksgiving Day Parades, Chicago’s very own celebration will once again take place on Thanksgiving morning, November 28thth from 8-11am and will be televised on WGN9 and WGN America. The parade is filled with dance acts, guest appearances, balloons of course, and so much more. Whether you spectate from home or attend in person, this beloved annual event is one you don’t want to miss! There are even volunteer opportunities available if you’d like to participate.

November 28th, 2019 from 8am-11am CT
Learn More Here.