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Chicago Area Children's and Family Events

Choose a date, find an event, and go have some fun! Our Calendar of Events is filled with fun family events and activities in the Chicago area.

Note: Always call your destination ahead of time, as some events and attractions may be closed or have special holiday hours, or may only be taking place on certain days of the week during an extended run.

Event Spotlights

Elephant and Piggie's We are in a Play!
Emerald City at Apollo Theater
Through May 16
Favorite characters from Mo Willems’ beloved Elephant and Piggie series take the stage for this vaudevillian romp of a musical. Read more

Art Institute of Chicago
Through June 6
Ice skate at the rink at the scenic Farm-in-the-Zoo at Lincoln Park Zoo, where you can skate outdoors then warm up in the Main Barn. Skates available to rent. Read more

The Selfish Giant
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
Through March 1
After the Selfish Giant locks the children out, a garden is plunged into an eternal winter... until the children sneak back in. Read more