September in Chicago: Where to Go, What to See

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The dazzling city of Chicago has plenty to offer residents and visitors throughout the year, including fabulous shopping, fine dining, fascinating museums, and so much more. If you’re looking for something to do in the city this September, check out these upcoming events:

Festiv-Ale Beer Festival — September 18, 2015

If you love beer, head to the Festiv-Ale Beer Festival. Being held at Block 37 on North State St., this celebration of suds will feature a wide variety of microbrewery beers from local Midwest brewers. Enjoy beer tastings, delicious food from Chicago’s finest restaurants, live entertainment, a silent auction, and the opportunity to win 30 cases of beer. Proceeds from the festival go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Oaktoberfest in Oak Park — September 18 – 19, 2015

There’s something for the whole family to enjoy at this year’s Oaktoberfest, being held at Oak Park. Adults can enjoy craft beer selections while the kids will love the Root Beer Garden designed especially for them. This festival also features live music and delicious food from some of the city’s most popular restaurants.

Race at the Brookfield Zoo — September 20, 2015

Lace up your running shoes and head to Brookfield Zoo for the ZooRunRun charity race, with proceeds benefiting the Conservation Fund. Events include a 5k Timed Race, 5k Fun Run, and a 5k Fun Walk. As you progress through the race, you’ll pass by amazing animals like bald eagles, bison, bears, giraffes, and many more!

Chicago Gourmet Food and Wine Celebration — 25 – 27, 2015

Presented by Bon Appetit, this culinary celebration features tempting food and wine tastings, workshops and seminars by celebrity chefs, and plenty of opportunities to enjoy fabulous cuisine while socializing with other foodies. Superstar chefs scheduled to appear at the event this year include Emeril Lagasse and Rick Bayless. Whether you’re a career chef or just want to hone your at-home cooking skills, this event is one you don’t want to miss!

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