Chicago Events May

Chicago Events in May

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1) Buckingham Fountain Color Light Show Returns
Event Address: The Grant Park

Buckingham Fountain color light show begins starting from May 1st to October 1st. Buckingham Fountain is one of the best landmarks in Chicago that is located in Grant Park. Buckingham Fountain Color light show is scheduled to start from sunset to 11 pm for people entertainment.

2) The Ferris Wheel and Carousel Spinning
Event Address: Navy Pier – 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL
Event Contact: 312-595-PIER,

The Ferris wheel rides starts spinning for people entertainment starting from May through October. Also, Navy Pier features fireworks twice a week. Everyweek firework is held on Wednesday at 9:30 pm and on Saturday at 10:15 pm. Navy Pier fireworks is scheduled to start from Memorial Day weekends through Labor Day weekends.

3) The Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair
Event Address: The Merchandise Mart
Event Dates: Late April or First week of May
Event Contact: 312-527-7069

During Last week of April or First Week of May, the Merchandise Mart International Antique Fair begins that brings more than 120 of the world’s top deals of antiques and fine art together. Show features antiques categories such as 20th Century Design, Americana, Architectural Design, Asian Art & Antiquities, Barometers, Books, Ceramics, Clocks, Decorative Arts, Folk Art, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Maps, Modernism, Paintings, Posters, Prints, Sculpture, Silver, Textiles, Tribal Art.

4) Celtic Fest Chicago
Event Address: Millennium Park
Event Date: Second week of May

Celtic fest is one of the “Irish” festivals that is full of cultural celebration of ancient Celtic nations of Ireland. The ancient celtic nations include Scotland, Spain, Ireland, France, the Isle of Man, Cornwall and Wales. Overall this musical celebration features Celtic history in musical and traditional way similar to 300 B.C.

5) Wright Plus Tour
Event Address: Oak Park, IL
Event Date: Third Saturday of May
Event Contact: 708-848-1976

Wright Plus tour is scheduled to occur on third Saturday of May. This Chicago event features tour of buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and his contemporaries in Oak Park, Illinois. Every year hundreds of visitors, volunteers, sponsors and homeowners help make Wright Plus tour a success. During month of March you have good chance to get discount on tickets for Wright Plus tour.

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