What's Hot - This month's best Chicago family fun events and activities

We've picked out some of the best family fun taking place this month around Chicago. hBookmark this page to keep up with the hottest Chicago family happenings! Sign up for our monthly newsletter to get information as soon as it's available.

Find things to do with kids in Chicago. Following are highlights of activities going on in the coming days and weeks. Visit our Calendar of Events to see full listings of daily events.

Doggy Beach PAW-ty
7/7/2018 to 7/7/2018
Canine Campus

Celebrate summer at Canine Campus with a beach paw-ty. We will have a variety of pools for our four legged friends. Other activities include a summer photo area, pet bandana decorating station and more. This event is open to members and non-members of Canine Campus.

Summer Nature Fest
7/19/2018 to 7/19/2018
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Join us for an evening outside featuring live animals, live music, nature play, hands-on activities, and real scientists. Soak it all in with good food and drink and a view of North Pond under the city skyline.

Now in its second year, Summer Nature Fest benefits the Peggy Notebaert...

Camp Songs & Marshmallows Campfire
7/21/2018 to 7/21/2018
Emily Oaks Nature Center

Join us for evening of singing, clapping and strumming around the campfire! Follow song sheets as we sing traditional camp songs and then roast marshmallows over the fire.

Young Innovator's Summer Camp July 23-27
7/23/2018 to 7/27/2018
St, John's Lutheran School

The Young Innovator's Summer Camp gives students a chance to become entrepreneurs. Throughout the week students will go through a series of exercises that culminate in creating a prototype of an app that will solve a problem that they care about. This camp promotes design thinking, creativity...