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.


Spring Fling 2019
5/4/2019 to 5/4/2019
Childrens Lighthouse North Center

Featuring a musical performance by Miss Jamie from the Farm and storytime with Alex from the Chicago Public Library. We will also have face painting, activities and light snacks. It's free and open to the public and we'd love to see you there! Special thanks go out to our event sponsors:...



Concerts for Kids: Ben Tatar and the Tatar Tots
5/5/2019 to 5/5/2019
Beat Kitchen

Funky brass, bangin' strings and songs Mom and Dad can get down and groove too. If you like to dance, you'll love this show! Ben gets down with the audience while he plays trombone, guitar, trumpet and MORE! This band will get you groovin'!

Doors at 11:30, music at 12:00. Tickets are...



Kids Night Out: Culinary Passport- Jamaica (Ages 5-12)
5/17/2019 to 5/17/2019
Taste Buds Kitchen

Every 3rd Friday at TBK is Kids Night Out! Parents: you deserve a night out...and so do the kids! Drop them off for this 3-hour evening workshop as we travel the world to Jamaica! Taste new flavors as we create Banana Milkshakes, Jamaican Veggie Patties and Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes. Grab...



Puppetry Series: Surf and Turf
5/18/2019 to 5/18/2019
Northbrook Theatre

Northbrook Theatre is teaming with Sea Beast Puppet Co. to present a Puppetry Series featuring a variety of creative performances and storytelling. Audiences will enjoy entertaining twists on classic and original tales the are appropriate for youth and family audiences. "Surf and Turf," the...



15th Annual Move for Kids Event benefiting Lurie Children's
5/19/2019 to 5/19/2019
Soldier Field Stadium Green

Presented by Hub Group, Move for Kids is a highly anticipated, city-favorite, attracting thousands of participants. New this year, the event will feature an untimed walk, ending in a celebration for patients, families and their supportive community. Kids 12 and under are invited to participate...