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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 […]

Country Lake Shake

Bring your family to country music nirvana at the Country Lake Shake Music Festival at the Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island June 22-24 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! The Country Lake Shake Music Festival brings together a lineup of country greats in a beautiful outdoor […]

American Music Festival

Celebrate the holiday at the American Music Festival at Fitzgerald’s Night Club June 29-July 1 and July 3 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! The American Music Festival brings together forty plus bands on three stages and serves up Cajun food and barbeque! Not to mention, there […]

Garfield Park Beer Fest

Celebrate spring and beer and flowers at Garfield Park’s Beer Under Glass, May 18, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! What could be better than visiting the Garfield Park Conservatory? Visiting the Garfield Park Conservatory, taking in plant and flower exhibits AND drinking craft beer from the […]

Spring Awakening Concert

Bring your girlfriend to Chicago for the Spring Awakening Music Festival at Addams Medill Park, June 8-10, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside! The Spring Awakening Music Festival is an annual electronic music festival. The festival took place at Soldier Field 2012–2015 and has been held at […]