FAMILY EVENTS CALENDAR
- Jul 30
- 4-Day Prairie Fest
- Jul 31
- Rock Out at Kidzapalooza
- Aug 1
- 2K15 for Kids Fun Run
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Get ready to wow everyone. From an art center to a bakery to a rustic-chic office space (really!), we found venues that Mom-to-be and her guests will remember forever.
Glamourous camping, here you come! Enjoy Mother Nature while you camp out in style with special touches like cozy queen size beds, stocked kitchens and even air-conditioning.
Chugga, chugga, everyone. This is your chance to ride the real Thomas the Train — and Percy, too! Get the scoop here.
National Ice Cream Month is here. We’re screaming. Are you? Cool off and celebrate a these charming, old-fashioned parlors (including one where Al Capone used to hang out!).
If your little adventurer is chomping at the bit to grind on some rails, visit one of these kid-friendly skateboarding parks — all with something a little different to offer.
Swinging from monkey bars sure can make a kid work up an appetite! No need to rush home for lunch. Just stick to these covered pavilions and prime picnic spots.
With a ton of creative —and kid-friendly! — options for breakfast, lunch and dinner you can make “cooking” as easy as dropping in the store on your way back from the playground, work or the gym.
Let the excitement begin! Full of Chicago accents and homegrown spirit, this is a play spot with heart. Oh, and did we mention the splash pad?
Sippy cups and steins happily coexist at a slew of places across the city and ‘burbs. We tracked down your best bets, from a motorcycle-themed hangout to a pizza joint you can’t miss. Cheers!
Get ready to be enchanted. With images full of style, food, fun and local personality, these 11 ‘grammers will have you hooked.
Made from wood, stones and good old-fashioned dirt, these playgrounds are Earth’s way of saying “Have a blast!”
Find out why we’re obsessed with For the Win, downtown’s newest mega arcade. And lots more.
No, this is not an IKEA showroom. It belongs to one lucky girl with loving and talented parents.
Some are free (museum days!) and others are very budget friendly ($10 water taxi rides!). Read on for the scoop on your big summer discount.