Chicago August 2021 Events

Chicago August 2021 Events

August Offers the Last Bit of Warmth for the Windy City

Average temperature low and high: 70°- 81°
Chicago is alive and busy with events in August as the city continues to return to normal post-pandemic, and temperatures cool down from summer and transition into fall. The humidity keeps things warm and steamy enough to enjoy one last month of outdoor activities.

August Event Calendar

Chicago Air and Water Show

Chicago Air and Water Show

The Chicago Air and Water Show is a free annual event that you won't want to miss! It is the largest free show of its kind in the country! The event will feature daredevil pilots, parachute teams, jets flying in formation, an air/sea rescue demonstration, and military airplanes that will all have you in awe — marvel at all of the excitement from the waterfront near North Avenue Beach. A show in 2021 has not yet been confirmed by organizers.

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga is not only known for her diverse musical artistry, she is also known for spectacular live performances. Tickets are going fast. Buy yours here.

Chicago Events in August

Concerts

Sports

Theater & Headliners

Upcoming Nightclub Events

Sun, Aug 01 at MadonnaRama
Mon, Aug 02 at Mom Jeans
Wed, Aug 04 at Beat Lab
Thu, Aug 05 at DURO
Fri, Aug 06 at Cosmix Fridays with DJ Greg Haus
Mon, Aug 09 at Crash Landing
Thu, Aug 12 at BLENDER
August Club Events

Things to Do in Chicago in August

Go on a Dinner Cruise

Go on a Dinner Cruise
Enjoy a delicious culinary experience while taking in beautiful views of Chicago with a dinner cruise. The Odyssey River Cruise offers a 2.5 hour cruise that includes a 3-course plated dinner with tickets that start priced at $125.

Get an Original Rainbow Cone

Get an Original Rainbow Cone
The Original Rainbow Cone ice cream shop is a Chicago staple that has been serving yummy frozen treats since 1926. The Original Rainbow Cone consists of five flavors: chocolate, strawberry, Palmer House (New York vanilla with cherries and walnuts), pistachio and orange sherbet, a combination that has attracted ice cream lovers for years. Don't leave the city without trying one!