What's Happening in April in Chicago

Posted by Helaine Cohen on Thursday, March 31st, 2016 at 4:44pm.

Spring is here and the City of Chicago is ripe with an excess of events and activities all throughout the month of April.

Shamrock Shuffle 8K- April 3

St. Patrick’s Day may be long past, but you’ll have plenty of reason to break out the green cheering on racers of the Shamrock Shuffle 8K.  The traditional kickoff for the running season starts and ends in Grant Park, taking participants throughout the downtown area beginning bright and early on April 3.

Opening Day for Chicago White Sox- April 8

Baseball fans get ready to cheer!  The Chicago White Sox are back for opening day on April 8.

Opening Day for Chicago Cubs- April 11

Meanwhile, the Chicago Cubs return to Wrigley Field on April 11.

Chicago International Movies & Music Festival- April 13-17

From sports to the arts, there’s plenty of fun going on all month long.  CIMMfest, a celebration of 99 bands and films packed into a four-day showcase, kicks of April 13.  Held in the neighborhoods of Logan Square and Wicker Park, the event highlights local galleries, theatres, bars and venues.

Helaine Cohen, Chicago Real Estate Broker

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