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.


Chicago's Birthday
3/4/2019 to 3/4/2019
Chicago History Museum

On March 4, 1837 Chicago was incorporated as a city. The Museum honors the city’s 181st birthday with family-friendly activities. Visitors can add their names to a larger-than-life birthday card while special certificates will be available for individuals born on March 4.



Harry Potter Party
3/8/2019 to 3/8/2019
Little Beans Cafe

Join us for a Harry Potter Party this Friday at Little Beans CHICAGO. Wand making, potion making, spells, and Hogwarts friends. Use code HP10 for $10 off!



Playdate with Babyshark
3/9/2019 to 3/9/2019
Take A Break Playcare

Come meet and play, sing, dance and take your own pics with Babyshark! Includes playtime in our playroom and a show from babyshark. Socks required for children and adults. No passes or discounts accepted.

$25 - One child and One adult
$10 - Add on sibling (greater than 8...



Nowruz Celebration
3/9/2019 to 3/9/2019
Oriental Institute Museum

Celebrate the delight of the coming Persian New Year — Nowruz! Color eggs, visit a Haft-Seen table, hunt for artifacts in the galleries, and take your New Year photo!

Enjoy performances of Persian music and dance from the Chicago Persian School and Donya Dance Ensemble in Breasted...



Timeless Magic
3/16/2019 to 4/27/2019
Theater Wit

Saturdays March 16 - April 27. Sean Masterson’s Timeless Magic is a magic show interwoven with the story of the souvenir coin that Sean’s great uncle received from a magician at Chicago’s Columbian Exposition of 1893. Timeless Magic is a highly visual magic show that appeals to a...



Kids Activity Garden - Chicago Flower & Garden Show
3/20/2019 to 3/24/2019
Navy Pier

Bugs, animals, crafts, nature play, storytime and Tea Time Social tea parties give our younger attendees a chance to play and interact with garden projects, nature, planting and crafts! More than 10 free activities daily!

Programmed by the Chicago Park District, U of I Master...



Dairy Detectives
3/21/2019 to 3/21/2019
Wagner Farm

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream--or cheese, or butter, or even yogurt. Come visit Wagner Farm's milking parlor to participate in a milking demonstration and explore the many ways people have been using dairy throughout time. Participants will learn how milk is taken from the...



Happy Hour: Mr. Nick from Old Town School of Folk Music
3/29/2019 to 3/29/2019
A Little Photo Studio

Welcome to a wonder-filled world of music. We are delighted to sing and play with you in this special introductory class at the light-filled, beautiful A Little Photo Studio in Lakeview! Discover Wiggleworms and the authentic musical learning that is The Old Town School of Folk Music. We begin...



XQ Super School Live
3/30/2019 to 3/30/2019
Harris Theatre

XQ and Pop-Up Magazine Productions today announce XQ Super School Live - a new, one-of-a-kind, immersive storytelling tour to inspire people to reimagine high schools in their own community. This innovative tour is coming to Chicago’s Harris Theatre, 205 E. Randolph St. on Saturday, March 30 at...