2017 Blog Stories

FREE kids' events and activities to get you through winter
Breakfasts, Meals and Snacks with Santa
Best Tree Lightings and Holiday Light Fests
November 05, 2017

Lots of 2017 Nutcrackers

Lots of options this year for a good Nutcracker!
Best places for Chicago's mini chefs
Top Halloween Events and Activities near Chicago
September 21, 2017

Family Friendly Fall Hikes

Best Spots for a Kid-Friendly Colorful Fall Hike
Best family friendly fall festivals and activities.
Drop-in classes and activities for every day of the week.
Best apple orchards and apple picking near Chicago.
The scoop on this year's Air & Water Show.
Featured Classes from our 2017 Fall Class Guide
Have a close encounter of the cute animal kind!
Find a place to hike, explore and spot native animals.
This summer's best Chicago area kids' concert series.
100 FREE family-friendly things to do this summer
Family friendly weekend getaways near Chicago.
Celebrate Earth Day with kid-friendly events and activities.
Find Easter events, activities, egg hunts, bunnies and more.
Find a summer Chicago area STEM camp just for girls
30+ Awesome Spring Break Camps
February 28, 2017

March is Maple Syrup Time

Maple Syrup tapping events and activities
Featured camps - this summer's top fun!
School's out - find a camp or activity to keep kids busy.
The Chicago Area's 2017 Museum Free Days
Family-friendly shows opening in January.
Play cafes and spaces for kids and parents to enjoy.
This year's Family friendly performances.
Featured classes from our 2017 Class Guide.