Chicago in April: Things to Do
Updated July 2, 2017
Goings on in April in Chicago...
- Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House while enjoying live music, drinks, light hors d’oeuvres and a festive, casual atmosphere.
Friday, April 1st Beat the Brewer Founders KBS Event at Whirly Ball
National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day – April 2
April 2: A night of hops and vines, wine and beer tasting fundraiser to support the American Parkinson Disease Association Wisconsin chapter
April 3: Rawk for Autism live music and stand up comedy to support Giant Steps, Goose Island beer served
Sunday April 3rd, Headquarters Firkin Fest
- Enjoy cask ales and arcade games
Sunday April 3rd, Yoga on Tap @ Begyle Brewing
National Alcohol Screening Day - April 5
New Beers Eve - April 6
April 6th - Bubbly Creek Barrel Brawl homebrew competition and festival
April 7 National Beer Day, Coffee Cake Day
April 9 National Gin & Tonic Day
April 10 Street Fighter V Tournament at Ignite Gaming Lounge to support blood clot awareness
- Annual benefit for Autism Speaks at Revel Downtown. an entertaining evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from Chicago’s favorite restaurants, a silent auction and inspiring tributes from families and AS2YP members.
Saturday, April 16th at 6pm Valya Dudycz Lupescu presents her book Geek Parenting The Book Cellar
Friday - Saturday April 16-17, Artisan Chocolate Festival with charity wine tasting at Plumber's Hall
World Malbec Day – April 17
Sunday, April 17: Revolution Craft Show @ Revolution Brewing
- Join the Revolution Craft Show on April 17th from 12-6pm to shop for handcrafted local goods such as derby hats and mother's day gifts from 40 artists
National Amaretto Day – April 19
Jim Koch, founder of the Boston Beer Company and brewer of Sam Adams beer presents his book, Quench Your Own Thirst: Business Lessons Learned Over a Beer or Two at Binny's on 213 W Grand Avenue
Earth Day – April 22
Friday, April 22 - Yoga and dinner at Verdant Matter in Pilsen, by Breathe / Eat Chicago.
April 23 - 2nd Annual Chicago Young Adult Festival at Everybody's Coffee. More information HERE.
Saturday April 23rd - check out local breweries at the Sheffield's beer garden from 2-5 PM. Tickets are only $10.
On Wednesday, April 27th Thalia Hall will host Sauced Night Market, where you can drink bevvs from Cauldron Beverage Company, Chicago Distilling Company, Revolution Brewing and Virtue Cider and shop from local vendors. Music will be provided by 606 Records and FEE LION. RSVP on Facebook.
Thursday, April 28th join the Lincoln Square Wine Stroll.
Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Location: 5 Routes to Choose From (3 Lincoln Square, 2 Ravenswood)
Admission: $40 (1 Route), $60 (All Route Package)
Thursday, April 28th at 7pm Bad Poetry Night presented by the Chicago Writers Conference at The Book Cellar
Friday, April 29th Lousiville Arm Wrestling Championship at Subterranean