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2014 Seasonal Events

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The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art

September 18 - 21

EXPO CHGO is a preeminent art fair and cultural destination in Navy Pier’s Festival Hall. With over 140 leading international galleries, the exposition showcases exceptional modern and contemporary works in every medium and features panel discussions and special exhibits. General admission is Friday, September 19 through Sunday, September 21. Visit www.expochicago.com for information and tickets.


The Fear Haunted House presents Zombie Containment
October 2 – November 2

Chicago’s ONLY floating haunted house is an aggressive, high scare, interactive haunt by night and a low scare, lights on show during the day. Located at Navy Pier, on a barge in Lake Michigan just north of the Landshark Beer Garden, the zombies await you, Thursdays through Sundays plus Columbus Day. For more information and tickets visit www.thefearhauntedhouse.com


Seadog Haunted Tours
Fridays – Sundays, October 4-31

Explore the many spirits, scandals and sins of the Windy City as you experience the lights and frights of Chicago aboard a Seadog cruise. Costumed guides take you on a journey through Chicago’s darker history with spine-tingling tales. For details and tickets click here


SOFA Chicago
November 7 – 9 Festival Hall

SOFA Chicago, the world’s foremost fair devoted to Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design, features 70 international galleries exhibiting an array of ceramics, wood, glass, fiber, jewelry, metal and innovative design. Special exhibits include exciting museum-style presentations. For tickets and information visit www.sofaexpo.com


Landshark Beer Garden

Unwind with food and drink at the Landshark Beer Garden, Chicago’s best beer garden, in this idyllic lakefront location. Come sit back, relax and enjoy those cool autumn lake breezes. Open through October, weather-permitting. Visit www.chicagosbestbeergarden.com.



Shoreline Sightseeing Cruises

Chicago’s history, architecture and skyline are showcased on a variety of Shoreline Sightseeing lake and river cruises. Choose from 75-minute Architecture River Tours (April 10 – October 30), 40-minute Classic Lake Tours (May 1 – October 1), or special tours that combine an Architecture or Lake Tour with Fireworks (Wednesdays and Saturdays, May 24-August 30). Visit www.shorelinesightseeing.com or call 312-222-9328 to book today.

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