\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nSummertime in Chicago is wonderful, with so many outdoor\r\nevents, from movies and music to festivals and art shows. Since the weather in\r\nAugust is warm and beautiful, there’s no reason to sit inside and miss out on\r\nthe sun. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHere are a 6 summerworthy\r\nevents happening in August in Chicago that are fit for the whole family. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nChicago SummerDance \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nBreak out some dance moves this month at Chicago\r\nSummerDance, where you’ll hear performances by live bands and DJs from\r\nvarious genres. Taking place at Grant Park, you have free access to dance to\r\ndifferent sounds for two hours and have a lesson before, so you can really nail\r\ndown those moves beforehand. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThere’s a different style of dance for everyone—so come out\r\nfor your favorites or even try something brand new! \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nMillennium Park Summer Music Series \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nYou’ll want to spend Tuesday and Thursday evenings in Millennium\r\nPark in August. The\r\nMillennium Park Summer Music Series features live performances, with free\r\nadmission, twice a week between August 6th and August 16th. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nMusical performances come from all over the world, featuring\r\nthe best talents from both local and international artists to provide a great\r\nnight of entertainment. Be sure to check the calendar to see who’ll be\r\nperforming. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAdler After Dark \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nTake the kids to Adler Planetarium in the day for\r\nmind-blowing and educational exhibits where their imaginations can wander and\r\nthen head on over for an adults-only evening on August 16th at Adler\r\nAfter Dark. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAs long as you’re 21+ of age, you’ll get access to unlimited\r\nexhibits, a museum “quest,” and special guests from NASA and Boeing for a night\r\nto remember. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nMovies in Millennium Park \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nTake in a movie on a 40-foot screen in Millennium Park\r\nbetween August 7th and the 21st. It’s really enjoyable to watch a movie\r\noutdoors—as opposed to the typical Netflix binge—and the line up for Movies in\r\nMillennium Park has a ton of family-friendly\r\noptions. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe three picks for August are The School of Rock, Coco, and\r\nSlumdog Millionaire, so be sure to check which dates correlate with the film. Grab\r\na blanket and get cozy, along with some snacks to munch on. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAir and Water Show \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe Chicago\r\nAir & Water Show is remarkable and fun for people of all ages. Set up a\r\npicnic, blankets, and games to camp out to see the show for the weekend of\r\nAugust 18th along the waterfront near North Avenue Beach. Admission\r\nis free and the performance is spectacular. You’ll see daredevil pilots,\r\nparachute demonstrations, and jets flying with choreographed routines that are\r\nsure to awe and inspire. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nTaste of Greektown \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nWhet your appetite with traditional Greek cuisine at the Taste of\r\nGreektown taking place August 24th to the 26th.\r\nYou’ll get to nosh on gyros, spanakopita, and baklava, while listening to Greek\r\nmusic. There will also be crafts and family games, so you can feel an artistic\r\ninteraction with the Greek culture. \r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nPlanning a trip to Chicago? We offer great packages for your\r\ntrip!