Chicago June 2022 Events

Chicago June 2022 Events

A Trip to Chicago can be a Safe Summer Vacation for Tourists

Average temperature low and high: 53°-66°
June is a great time in Chicago, with pleasant to moderate summer weather meant to be enjoyed. Chicago has emphasized a priority to open the city responsibly, so although there are many restaurants, bars, and venues open, most businesses continue to follow strict masking and social distancing protocols. Reservations and ticket purchases ahead of time are recommended.

June Event Calendar

Wheaton Art Walk

This is event is a must for art lovers visiting the Chicago area. For over three decades, Amdur Productions has been nationally recognized as an arts festival production company that organizes and directs some of the Midwest’s most prestigious events, including this one. The Wheaton Art Walk will feature work from over 80 jurists; you won't want to miss it. 

Craft Beer Festival

Craft Beer Festival

Chicago is home to 200 microbreweries, so craft beer is a big deal here. With that said, you won't want to miss the annual Craft Beer Festival, which will feature beer samples from over 40 breweries. This year it will be held at a new location: Fulton Market. All tickets are $29.99, you can register online to reserve one. 

Chicago Pride Fest

Chicago Pride Fest

The weekend before Chicago's big Pride Parade, the city puts on an annual 2-day festival. Each year, Pride Fest is huge and this year for its 20th anniversary, it is expected to attract nearly 100,000 attendees. This celebration of equality, love, and the LGBTQ+ community will feature live music performances across 4 stages, drag shows, over 100 arts/merchant vendors, a pet parade, DJs, dancing, and more. Exact dates and details will be relased by organizers soon. 

Broad Street Blues and BBQ Festival

Broad Street Blues and BBQ Festival

Chicago is a center of Blues music and BBQ, and that has bled over into one of its suburbs. In Griffith, Indiana, spend time at this three-day festival with the Chicago Blues, BBQ, and craft brews.

Strawberry Festival

Strawberry Festival

Take a trip to Historic Downtown Long Grove for this sweet annual event. Strawberry Fest is a tradition that's been around for decades, and it's returning to its pre-pandemic scale. There will be live music, activities, and of course, lots of local restaurants and chefs serving strawberry-inspired cuisine. Admission is $5 and free before 2 pm on Friday and for kids 6 and under.  

Navy Pier Pride Fest

Head down to the Navy Pier for a free celebration of love. There will be fun activities and live performances throughout the day and night, including dancing and storytelling, along with live music performances in the beer garden.  

Chicago Events in June

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Nightclubs

Upcoming events

Thu, Jun 09 at Lincoln Hall Tigran Hamasyan

Things to Do in Chicago in June

Kayak Down the Chicago River

Kayak Down the Chicago River
Chicago is awesome for outdoor lovers too. Consider going for a Kayak ride down the Chicago River; there are tons of places you can go to get a unique view of the city's skyline and surrounding nature areas.

Visit the Smart Museum of Art

Visit the Smart Museum of Art
While you're in town, make a stop at this museum on the University of Chicago's campus. The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art has a permanent collection of 15,000 works of art, often used for students at the university, but also open for public viewing.