Chicago Kids Weekend Events: May 20-22

We are bubbling over with excitement to share our weekend plan with you. Because we have the kickoff to summer fests happening in Lincoln Park with Mayfest and Long Grove’s Chocolate Festival. If fests aren’t your thing, no worries. We have loads of other options to keep your kids from climbing the walls. From parades celebrating Greek culture in Chicago to circus feats under a big top, read on and pick your favorites!

Long Grove Chocolate Festival
This 3-day festival is a delicious weekend full of chocolate delights. Live entertainment, demonstrations, food, drink and LOTS of shopping fun. Fri.-Sun. Event details

Circus Vazquez at North Riverside Mall
Circus Vazquez presents an awe-inspiring, death-defying, hilarious and affordable circus experience under the big top. Sat. & Sun. Event details

Mayfest in Lincoln Park
The official start of the festival season is kicked off by Mayfest, as they celebrate all things spring and outdoors with their annual party in the streets. Fri.-Sun. Event details

Greek Heritage Parade
Greektown is hosting a celebration in honor of the 200th anniversary of Greek Independence with a market and parade highlighting the rich Hellenic identity and culture in Chicago. Sun. Event details.

Train Saturdays at DuPage County Museum
The DuPage Society of Engineers will be operating the HO Gauge model train. The model features a detailed layout that covers 2,000 feet of track and highlights some of DuPage County’s railroads and landmarks. Sat. Event details

Lookingglass Alice
Take kids on a circus-infused trip down the rabbit hole in this awe-inspiring production. Fri.-Sun. Event details

Ice Age Giants at Brookfield Zoo
Brookfield Zoo has unleashed more than 30 life-sized animatronic re-creations of giants that roamed during the Ice Age. Fri.-Sun. Event details

Family Yoga at Tula Yoga Studio
Introduce yoga to your kids in family classes at Tula Yoga Studio every Sunday. The classes incorporate breathing, dancing, partner poses, games, storytime and relaxation so the whole family can enjoy the benefits of yoga. Sun. Event details

Science & You at Kohl Children’s Museum
This immersive, open-ended exhibit provides kids the opportunity to play, explore, discover and experiment in a child-sized laboratory. Fri.-Sun. Event details

Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation
This fresh stage adaptation at Mercury Theatre is told with impressive life-size puppetry and exciting new stories of iconic characters loved for generations. Fri.-Sun. Event details

‘Go Run in Warren Park
Park Districts and Chicago Area Runners Association have paired up to provide weekly timed runs in Chicago parks. This week the family-friendly run is in Warren Park. Sat. Event details.

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