August Events & Festivals Happening Around Downtown ChicagoPosted by Helaine Cohen on
From family fun to high-flying adventures, there is plenty to do around Downtown Chicago.
Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby: August 6
Chicago River/Columbus Drive Bridge
Have some great family fun, plus help support a great cause when you come out to the Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby. Participants will launch more than 50,000 rubber ducks into the Chicago River, then watch them race to the finish. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Illinois.
Bud Billiken Parade: August 8
Bronzeville Neighborhood to Washington Park
August 8 kicks off the largest and oldest African American parade in the entire nation. The parade begins at 10am, ending with food vendors and a picnic in Washington Park. Every year the parade brings together a mix of celebrities, lawmakers,…
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