What's Hot - This month's best Chicago family fun events and activities

We've picked out some of the best family fun taking place this month around Chicago. hBookmark this page to keep up with the hottest Chicago family happenings! Sign up for our monthly newsletter to get information as soon as it's available.

Find things to do with kids in Chicago. Following are highlights of activities going on in the coming days and weeks. Visit our Calendar of Events to see full listings of daily events.


Grand Opening Party and Open House
5/6/2017 to 5/6/2017
Taste Buds Kitchen Bannockburn

Taste Buds Kitchen, the premier culinary entertainment experience for kids, families and adults, is hosting a grand opening party in their new bright and spacious Bannockburn kitchen studio.

Please RSVP online!

Taste Buds Kitchen is revolutionizing the way people of all ages...



Cinco de Mayo Pinata Party
5/6/2017 to 5/7/2017
Lincoln Park Zoo

Join us to build creative items to enrich the lives of zoo animals! All ages are welcome to stop by and create edible piñatas, willow balls, or other crafty items for animals across the zoo. Then head out to the zoo to see animals enjoy some enrichment.

The program runs open...



Open Gym at Windy City Ninjas
5/6/2017 to 5/6/2017
Windy City Ninjas

Join us for a family night of fun at Open Gym at Windy City Ninjas! Pizza included.



Superheroes Assemble
5/7/2017 to 5/7/2017
Chase Park

A day of superhero adventure awaits at Chase Park! Let your mighty little ones discover their superhero powers, strengths and virtues as they explore their favorite heroes' sanctum's.  Strength train like the Hulk, race like Superman, conquer the Avenger's obstacle course and master many more...



Family Concert with Miss Carole’s Macaroni Soup
5/7/2017 to 5/7/2017
Merit School of Music

“Miss Carole’s MACARONI SOUP” with popular early childhood music performer Carole Stephens and her guest Clarence Goodman will perform a fun, free, interactive concert at Merit School of Music on Sunday, May 7 at 11:00 a.m. Merit Early Childhood faculty will be on hand to share how early...



Food Truck Social
5/13/2017 to 5/13/2017
Lincoln Park Zoo

Whether you have a sweet tooth or a savory craving, Food Truck Social will surely hit the spot! By attending events like Food Truck Social, you’re supporting Lincoln Park Zoo’s local and global conservation efforts while also supporting local businesses.

The event is for foodies of all...