Looking for things to do this weekend? From festivals, interesting events to places where to savor yummy food and then relax sipping cocktails we have you covered.  Read our monthly ultimate planning guide to keep up with the latest happenings around the city.

1) Cinefest Chicago

2621 W 15th Pl. Chicago, Illinois
(630) 962-7000

3 days, 3 stages, 20+ bands, movie exhibits with props and Chicago food trucks! August 28-30 at Cinespace Film Studios. Get your tickets now! GA only

2) Carnivale Restaurant

702 W. Fulton

An escape from the ordinary in the West Loop/River West with over-the-top décor and award-winning cuisine and cocktails. Live music Wednesdays. $6 mojitos, margaritas on Thursdays. Open-air lounge and deck dining.

3) Chicago Loop Alliance

27 East Monroe Street

ACTIVATE transforms iconic Loop alleys into pop-up urban experiences. Combining the talents of Chicago’s most creative minds, the events feature
art, music, and more in unique urban settings. RSVP:

4) Live Grit

1010 W. Monroe

Join Chicago’s laid-back triathlon store for a Sunday morning group ride. Come out for our no drop 40-mile road ride or the more laid-back lakefront coffee ride.

5) ROOF on the Wit

201 N. State Street, 27th Floor

Fun for the whole family! Chicago Sun-Times declared one of the “Top 3 Rooftop Bars in the World” – Travel+Leisure, ROOF has earned international
acclaim for its expressive design, sweeping skyline views, live entertainment and unique hand-crafted cocktails and cuisine.