Chicago April 2021 Events

Enjoy Warmer Weather and Outdoor Fun This April in Chicago!

Average temperature low and high: 43°-56°

April is a great time to visit Chicago! The weather gets warmer and flowers start to bloom, just in time for outdoor festivals to start kicking up again; check out arts and crafts at Spring Festival or indulge in crispy goodness at Bacon Fest! If you’re in the city during Easter, there are lots of events happened around the city to ensure a memorable Holiday like a lavish dinner cruise across the Chicago River.

April Event Calendar

Bacon Fest

10 Apr, 2021
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Bacon Fest

Celebrate one of America's most beloved cured meats: bacon! At Bacon Fest, Chicago's best chefs will compete to create and serve delicious bacon-infused dishes while liquor sponsors provide complimenting wine and beer. Admission to the fest is $85+ fees for general admission and $160+ fees for VIP. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Chicago Food Depository, and the event will also feature a raffle food drive.

Chicago Tattoo Arts Convention

9-11 Apr, 2021
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Chicago Tattoo Arts Convention

The 11th annual Chicago Tattoo Arts Convention is a must-attend event for ink lovers! This 3-day convention will feature live tattooing by some of the most popular and talented artists in the country, seminars, and unique entertainment by burlesque performers. Tickets range from $22-$45; kids under 12 get in free.

Come From Away

21 Apr, 2021 - 2 May, 2021
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Come From Away

See this award-winning show that is set a week following the September 11 attacks and follows the story of what happened when 38 planes were ordered to land in a small town. Get your tickets here!

Widespread Panic!

Date to be confirmed
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See Widespreak Panic Live! This iconic American rock band from Athens, Georgia is sure to deliver a performance that will give you with an unforgettable experince! Get your tickets here! 

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

30 Mar, 2021 - 4 Apr, 2021
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The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Check out this Broadway performance about Simon & Garfunkel featuring a full live band and state of the art video projection, along with hit favorites such as ‘Mrs. Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Homeward Bound,’ and more! Get your tickets here! 

Things to Do in Chicago in April

Chicago Concerts in April

Upcoming Nightclub Events

Thu, Apr 01 at Berlin Nightclub DURO
Fri, Apr 02 at Berlin Nightclub Cosmix Fridays with DJ Greg Haus
Sat, Apr 03 at Berlin Nightclub Drag Matinee
Sun, Apr 04 at Berlin Nightclub MadonnaRama
Mon, Apr 05 at Berlin Nightclub Mom Jeans
Tue, Apr 06 at Berlin Nightclub TBA
Wed, Apr 07 at Berlin Nightclub Beat Lab
Thu, Apr 08 at Berlin Nightclub BLENDER
Events may be canceled due to the coronavirus. Please confirm with all ticket vendors that events are still active.