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Naperville Wine Festival: Food, Drink & Music

at Naper Settlement, Naperville
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 24
Sat, August 25
FULL PRICE: $40 - $99
OFFER PRICE: $30 - $76

Along with samples of more than 250 varietals from around the globe for you to sip and savor, the 15th annual Naperville Wine Festival also offers wine seminars, cooking demos and live music from top ... [more+]

Along with samples of more than 250 varietals from around the globe for you to sip and savor, the 15th annual Naperville Wine Festival also offers wine seminars, cooking demos and live music from top local bands over the course of two late-summer evenings. This fun and relaxed culinary event unfolds at the outdoor museum known as the Naper Settlement, and is also set to feature signature dishes for purchase from more than a dozen of the area's top restaurants and caterers. [less-]

Foodie Walking Tour: Discover River North

at River North, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 24
Sat, August 25
Fri, August 31
+ 17 more dates
Fri, August 24
Sat, August 25
Fri, August 31
Sat, September 01
Fri, September 07
Sat, September 08
Fri, September 14
Sat, September 15
Fri, September 21
Sat, September 22
Fri, September 28
Sat, September 29
Fri, October 05
Sat, October 06
Fri, October 12
Sat, October 13
Fri, October 19
Sat, October 20
Fri, October 26
Sat, October 27
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FULL PRICE: $60
OFFER PRICE: $42

Besides Cubs vs. Sox, Chicagoans passionately debate two other controversies: who makes the best deep-dish pizza and who serves up the best Italian beef sandwiches. You'll get to try two of the most p... [more+]

Besides Cubs vs. Sox, Chicagoans passionately debate two other controversies: who makes the best deep-dish pizza and who serves up the best Italian beef sandwiches. You'll get to try two of the most popular answers on this three-hour food and history walking tour of River North. You'll also get to know one of the city's most interesting neighborhoods through its cuisine -- from specialty food stores to ethnic eateries, from the well-known to the best-kept secrets. Plus, you'll visit celebrity chef Rick Bayless' restaurant, Xoco, sample some Spanish tapas and more. Between tastings, an expert guide from Sidewalk of Chicago provides an entertaining insider's view into the Windy City's culture, history and architecture, tying the sights and sounds to the tastes. [less-]

2018 Chicago Summer Spirits Tasting Festival

at Concrete Cowboy, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, August 25
FULL PRICE: $35 - $45
OFFER PRICE: $17.50 - $22.50

Spirit enthusiasts unite for the 2018 Chicago Summer Spirits Tasting Festival. Head to Chicago's Concrete Cowboy and embark on a journey to warm up your taste buds in alignment with the great season o... [more+]

Spirit enthusiasts unite for the 2018 Chicago Summer Spirits Tasting Festival. Head to Chicago's Concrete Cowboy and embark on a journey to warm up your taste buds in alignment with the great season of summer. The bar's industrial-chic setting is the perfect place to sample from brands that include Beam Suntory, Spice Note Tequila, PRP Wine, Old Elk Distillery, Bluecoat Gin, Widow Jane and many more. Admission includes 15 tasting tickets to get you started, with more available for purchase. [less-]

Foodie Walking Tour: Discover Wicker Park

at Wicker Park, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 26
Sun, September 02
Sun, September 09
+ 7 more dates
Sun, August 26
Sun, September 02
Sun, September 09
Sun, September 16
Sun, September 23
Sun, September 30
Sun, October 07
Sun, October 14
Sun, October 21
Sun, October 28
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FULL PRICE: $60
OFFER PRICE: $42

Get to know the real Chicago by discovering where the locals chow down. Sidewalk of Chicago's three-hour Food and History walking tour reveals one of the city's most interesting neighborhoods, Wicker ... [more+]

Get to know the real Chicago by discovering where the locals chow down. Sidewalk of Chicago's three-hour Food and History walking tour reveals one of the city's most interesting neighborhoods, Wicker Park, through its cuisine -- from specialty food stores to ethnic eateries, from the well-known to the best-kept secrets. Between tastings, an expert local guide provides an entertaining insider's view into the Windy City's culture, history and architecture, tying the sights and sounds to the tastes. President Obama's favorite fried chicken place, a bakery featuring homemade French macaroons, and a taco place with the décor of an antique kitchen are just a few of the stops that await you. [less-]

Unwind With a Tuesday Night Happy Hour Cruise

at Chicago Cruise Events at DuSable Harbor, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Tue, August 28
Tue, September 04
Mon, September 10
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Tue, August 28
Tue, September 04
Mon, September 10
Mon, September 17
Mon, September 24
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FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $10

Work week got you down already? Take a break with a Tuesday night happy-hour cruise aboard the lovely Anita Dee II yacht. Enjoy dancing to a live DJ and the fully-stocked cash bars on the three-floor ... [more+]

Work week got you down already? Take a break with a Tuesday night happy-hour cruise aboard the lovely Anita Dee II yacht. Enjoy dancing to a live DJ and the fully-stocked cash bars on the three-floor yacht. This fun, leisurely 2.5-hour sail is a great way to unwind, kick back and mingle with old friends and new. [less-]

The Great American Lobster Fest: Seafood, Live Music & More

at Navy Pier, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Fri, August 31
Sat, September 01
Sun, September 02
FULL PRICE: $44 - $119
OFFER PRICE: $25 - $94

For the fifth year in a row, the Midwest's largest seafood festival returns for a Labor Day weekend's worth of live music, libations and lobster -- lots and lots of lobster, flown in fresh from the co... [more+]

For the fifth year in a row, the Midwest's largest seafood festival returns for a Labor Day weekend's worth of live music, libations and lobster -- lots and lots of lobster, flown in fresh from the cold waters of the East Coast. Crustacean lovers and land-lubbers alike will have plenty of choices for chowing down, including non-seafood items, sweets and vegetarian dishes to enjoy, plus family-friendly games and activities, unique arts & crafts shopping and music from local bands and DJs. The Lobster Meal Experience includes one full lobster (approximately 1.25 pounds) or lobster roll, served with corn on the cob, potatoes, a dinner roll, fresh cut lemons and melted butter, along with reserved seating in the Aon Grand Ballroom. The VIP Experience adds on four drink vouchers, plus access to the Peroni VIP Lounge, with special tastings and bocce ball. So bring the whole family, a date or just a bib and a ginormous appetite to Chicago's legendary Navy Pier. [less-]

"Cider & Sliders": Sample 30+ Ciders at Fun Fest

at 3500 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, September 01
Sat, September 01
Sun, September 02
FULL PRICE: $35
OFFER PRICE: $22

"Cider & Sliders" is taking Lakeview by storm with its apple-infused beer and iconic mini burgers! The festival will be making its official debut to the Chicago foodie scene this year -- and there's n... [more+]

"Cider & Sliders" is taking Lakeview by storm with its apple-infused beer and iconic mini burgers! The festival will be making its official debut to the Chicago foodie scene this year -- and there's no better way to kickstart the Labor Day weekend! Ciders have been dominating the craft beer industry for some years now, and with new flavors coming out seemingly every day, it's hard to keep up! This fest will feature over 30 ciders that are available for tasting. And while you're out here, you can also check out or weekend entertainment including Eliminator, Wedding Banned and 97None, plus a Pearl Jam tribute and more! [less-]

Chicago Bourbon & Barbecue Fest

at Belmont & Damen, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, September 08
Sat, September 08
Sun, September 09
+ 1 more dates
Sat, September 08
Sat, September 08
Sun, September 09
Sun, September 09
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FULL PRICE: $35
OFFER PRICE: $25

Southern hospitality meets Midwest outdoor fun at the Chicago Bourbon & Barbecue Fest, returning for its second finger-lickin' year to the heart of the Roscoe Village neighborhood. Smoked meats and ba... [more+]

Southern hospitality meets Midwest outdoor fun at the Chicago Bourbon & Barbecue Fest, returning for its second finger-lickin' year to the heart of the Roscoe Village neighborhood. Smoked meats and barrel-aged whiskeys take the spotlight as the post-Labor Day happening offers up included bourbon tastings and plenty of mouth-watering chicken, ribs and more for purchase. Also on the bill are two stages' worth of soulful music, plus an artisans' market and kids' activity area. There are four three-hour sampling sessions over the course of the weekend, and each comes with 12 tastings. [less-]

Rosé Tasting Fest at North Avenue Beach

at Shore Club, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, September 15
FULL PRICE: $50
OFFER PRICE: $25

Raise one last toast to another Chicago summer with this wine-tasting event at Lake Shore Drive's swanky Shore Club on North Avenue Beach. You'll be sampling a variety of rosés, from still to sparkli... [more+]

Raise one last toast to another Chicago summer with this wine-tasting event at Lake Shore Drive's swanky Shore Club on North Avenue Beach. You'll be sampling a variety of rosés, from still to sparkling, dry to sweet and pale peach to deep pink, as well as enjoying giveaways and more. [less-]

"The Pizza Experience": Celebrate Our Greatest Food

at The Pizza Experience, Pasadena
OFFER DATES:
Mon, October 01
Tue, October 02
Wed, October 03
+ 28 more dates
Mon, October 01
Tue, October 02
Wed, October 03
Thu, October 04
Fri, October 05
Sat, October 06
Sun, October 07
Mon, October 08
Tue, October 09
Wed, October 10
Thu, October 11
Fri, October 12
Sat, October 13
Sun, October 14
Mon, October 15
Tue, October 16
Wed, October 17
Thu, October 18
Fri, October 19
Sat, October 20
Sun, October 21
Mon, October 22
Tue, October 23
Wed, October 24
Thu, October 25
Fri, October 26
Sat, October 27
Sun, October 28
Mon, October 29
Tue, October 30
Wed, October 31
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FULL PRICE: $36.01
OFFER PRICE: $27

Melty or cheesy, thin or stuffed, from New York to Chicago, pizza is just about the one thing we can all agree on, and "The Pizza Experience" brings the entire world of this tasty treat to Pasadena fo... [more+]

Melty or cheesy, thin or stuffed, from New York to Chicago, pizza is just about the one thing we can all agree on, and "The Pizza Experience" brings the entire world of this tasty treat to Pasadena for an immersive multisensory experience. With selfie stations, cat walks, giant installations, videos, an oversized cheese pool and a pizza hall of fame, you'll be surrounded at every angle by this delicious, delectable triangle. And yes, you will get a slice of pizza at the end of the experience, as well as a taste of other pizza-flavored snacks throughout the exhibit. [less-]

Taste & Enjoy Some Beachside Brews

at Shore Club, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, October 06
FULL PRICE: $50
OFFER PRICE: $25

Join fellow beer lovers at Shore Club on Chicago's North Avenue beach for Oktoberfest on the Beach, where you can taste, drink and say 'cheers' to great beers.... [more+]

Join fellow beer lovers at Shore Club on Chicago's North Avenue beach for Oktoberfest on the Beach, where you can taste, drink and say 'cheers' to great beers. [less-]

Chicago Indie Spirits Expo: Small-Batch Tastings

at Hilton Chicago, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Tue, October 09
FULL PRICE: $65 - $90
OFFER PRICE: $32.50 - $45

Whether you're a mezcal lover or a whiskey enthusiast, you can discover some of the world's best spirits at this year's Chicago Independent Spirits Expo. Famed for its friendly atmosphere and an ever-... [more+]

Whether you're a mezcal lover or a whiskey enthusiast, you can discover some of the world's best spirits at this year's Chicago Independent Spirits Expo. Famed for its friendly atmosphere and an ever-widening variety of samples, this annual event hosts the largest gathering of independent distillers, importers, bottlers, distributors and representatives, and their handcrafted spirits, under one roof. Sample vodka, rum, tequila, cognac and more, while chatting with the people behind these exciting artisanal spirits. Plus, VIP ticket holders get to attend industry round table discussions. Don't miss the Indie Spirits Expo when it returns to The Hilton Hotel. [less-]

Delicious Food Tours of Chicago Neighborhoods

at American Walks - Daley Center, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, October 13
FULL PRICE: $50
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $25

Choose from one of five neighborhood food tours with more neighborhoods to be added in 2018. Guests can choose between food tours of Lakeview, Hyde Park, Wrigley, Little Italy and Chinatown. All your ... [more+]

Choose from one of five neighborhood food tours with more neighborhoods to be added in 2018. Guests can choose between food tours of Lakeview, Hyde Park, Wrigley, Little Italy and Chinatown. All your food is included and most guests get full as each tour has many different stops for food. Every tour can be vegetarian friendly by request. [less-]

Enjoy Wines & Spirits from around the World

at The Art Center Highland Park, Highland Park
OFFER DATES:
Sat, November 10
Sun, November 11
FULL PRICE: $55
OFFER PRICE: $39

Enjoy an opportunity to taste wines and spirits from around the world, and after finding the perfect wine and/or spirits for your Holiday Experience, you can purchase both bottles and cases (while qua... [more+]

Enjoy an opportunity to taste wines and spirits from around the world, and after finding the perfect wine and/or spirits for your Holiday Experience, you can purchase both bottles and cases (while quantities last) to take home or order for delivery. Every taste and order helps to create a joyous experience for hospitalized children through the Holiday Heroes program. Taste and learn about new and exciting import and domestic varieties in the artistic surroundings of Highland Park's Art Center. Brand representatives will share their expertise, at their booths and in seminars throughout the day. Your ticket includes 15 Tasting Tickets. Additional tickets will be available at Holiday Heroes Table. [less-]

Cap Off the Weekend With a Chicago Cocktail Crawl

at American Walks - Daley Center, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 16
FULL PRICE: $120
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $60

Don't be sad because it's Sunday and the weekend is drawing to a close -- Cap it off by joining the Chicago Cocktail Crawl. Spend a carefree afternoon with a group of like-minded imbibers as you sampl... [more+]

Don't be sad because it's Sunday and the weekend is drawing to a close -- Cap it off by joining the Chicago Cocktail Crawl. Spend a carefree afternoon with a group of like-minded imbibers as you sample the best new seasonal, artisanal cocktails in some of the coolest Windy City neighborhoods on a tour that rotates between River North, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Andersonville and the Gold Coast. Cocktails and light snacks, including craft cheeses, house-cured meats and more, are included in the ticket price. As you stroll, your tour guide will share interesting, alcohol-infused facts and tidbits. By the end of the tour, you'll be relaxed and ready to meet the new week head-on. [less-]

Chicago Pizza & Beer Tour

at American Walks - Daley Center, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Mon, December 31
FULL PRICE: $85
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $42.50

Explore the trendy River North neighborhood while discovering some of Chicago's best brewskis and 'za. Your guided tour kicks off with an award- winning flight of four house-brewed beers at one of Chi... [more+]

Explore the trendy River North neighborhood while discovering some of Chicago's best brewskis and 'za. Your guided tour kicks off with an award- winning flight of four house-brewed beers at one of Chicago's premier pizza spots. You'll choose two more beers to try at the next spot, and you'll end up at Pizzeria Uno's landmark location -- the birthplace of Chicago's famous deep-dish pie -- for a slice and your choice of one more beer. [less-]

Beer Crawl Through Chicago's Hyde Park Neighborhood

at American Walks - Daley Center, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, February 24
FULL PRICE: $85
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $42.50

Chicago's craft beer scene is definitely hopping (pun so intended). Spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon sipping and buzzing through your way through the city on this beer crawl through the trendy Hyde P... [more+]

Chicago's craft beer scene is definitely hopping (pun so intended). Spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon sipping and buzzing through your way through the city on this beer crawl through the trendy Hyde Park neighborhood. The first stop to get you going includes a flight of brews from an award-winning spot. Then, you'll get an "urban Southern backwoods" experience at the next place before finishing off four joints in total. Trust us, the beer won't stop flowing, and the food specials in between make it all the more tempting to try every variety you can get. [less-]