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Chicago Jazz Festival

Bring the music lovers in your family to the 40th annual Chicago Jazz Festival August 24-September 2 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! The Chicago Jazz Festival is one of the premiere music events in the entire world! The festival, presented in several venues in and around […]

Oak Park Micro Brew Review

Come to the Oak Park Micro Brew Review August 18 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! Produced by Seven Generations Ahead (SGA), the Oak Park Micro Brew Review showcases the best craft beers that Illinois brewers have to offer, select beers from Midwest and national craft breweries, […]

Brookfield Zoo’s ZooRunRun

Bring the family to Brookfield Zoo’s ZooRunRun September 9 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! What is the ZooRunRun? It’s a 5K run/walk that is exotic – the onlookers are literally animals – and the sights and sounds you hear emanate from one of the world’s most […]

The Waco Brothers

Come to Fitzgerald’s Night Club to see the fabulous The Waco Brothers in concert August 25 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! The Waco Brothers race towards the crossroads of punk and country, heedless of speed limits and stop signs. The collision is spectacular, loud, energizing and sometimes […]

The African Company Presents Richard III

Bring the family to the Oak Park Festival Theatre to see “The African Company Presents: ‘Richard III’” July 28-September 1 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! “The African Company Presents: ‘Richard III’” is a must-see production, loosely based on the true story of the African Grove Theatre, […]

Art dans la Rue

Bring the family for a day of fun at Art dans la Rue in Oak Park August 5 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Inn Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! Art dans la Rue is Eurocentric in a good way. Modeled on similar events in Paris, it will be an awesome day […]

Lollapalooza (and Kidzapalooza)

Bring the family to Lollapalooza 2018 in Chicago’s Grant Park August 2-5 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! Bring the family? Yes! Because Lollapalooza will feature Kidzapalooza, a securely designated area next to the main even! The Kidzapalooza will feature family friendly music and arts and crafts […]

The Laver Cup

Tennis fiends will want to come to Chicago’s United Center for The Laver Cup September 21-23 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! The Laver Cup, named after famed Tennis legend Rod Laver, offers up a team of European All-Star tennis players against “The World.” The World is […]

Tournament of Champions

Bring your basketball-loving pals to see the Tournament of Champions at McCormick Place July 9-12 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! The NIKE Tournament of Champions is universally considered the most prestigious basketball event in the world. Occupying almost one million square feet inside of Chicago’s McCormick Place, the […]

Morton Arboretum Craft Beer Festival

Come to the Morton Arboretum’s Craft Beer Festival June 23 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! The Morton Arboretum Craft Beer Festival brings together two of this writer’s favorite things: Beer and Nature—or Nature and beer! Toast to the trees with our fifth-annual Craft Beer Festival on […]