Chicago in January: Things to Do

National Bloody Mary Day – January 1

National Drinking Straw Day – January 3

January 7, Lego animation workshop, The Book Cellar

January 11 National Hot Toddy Day, Milk Day

January 15: Strawberry Ice Cream Day

January 16: International Hot & Spicy Food Day

National Hot Buttered Rum Day – January 17

National Coffee Break Day – January 20

January 24th: Shelter Shiver fundraiser for ALIVE Rescue @North Ave Beach

  • Complimentary appetizers and juice / sodas will be served along with drink specials for all participants at the Joe's Bar after party.

National Beer Can Appreciation Day – January 24

National Irish Coffee Week – 4th week in January

January 25 National Irish Coffee Day, Burns Night

National Chocolate Cake Day – January 27

January 29th, 7 - 11 PM Doodles + Drinks at Cafe Integral

January 29th: Urban Initiatives' 10th Anniversary Soccer Ball @Morgan Manufacturing

  • food stations, drinks, dancing, and an auction all to benefit Urban Initiatives' sports-based youth development programs

      January 31 Brandy Alexander DayNational Hot Chocolate Day