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.


Filament Theatre presents The Secret Yes
9/4/2021 to 9/26/2021
Portage Park

Filament Theatre returns to live performances with The Secret Yes - a FREE outdoor, adventure for the whole family. Advanced registration required as capacity is limited for safety purposes.

In a world full of Nos, Can’ts, and Impossibles, a very special group of citizens believe that...



Hi-Five Labor Day Sports Camp!
9/6/2021 to 9/6/2021
LaSalle Language Academy (Outdoor)

School is out and that means one thing - Hi-Five is back on! Come play with us all day long on Monday, September 6! Using the experience we gained during the pandemic, we'll make sure our campers have a blast and do it a COVID-friendly way. We’ll teach basic fundamentals of a wide variety of...



Story Time: Butterfly Park
9/18/2021 to 9/18/2021
The Richard H. Driehaus Museum

Story Time introduces the concept of Art Nouveau design through the rich illustrations of Butterfly Park by Elly MacKay. At each turn of the page as we follow a young girl’s mission to bring butterflies back to Butterfly Park. Then we go on a mission of our own - to find Art Nouveau designs...



Parkway Bank Park’s Family Fall Fest
9/19/2021 to 9/19/2021
Parkway Bank Park

Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district (5501 Park Place) will kick off the fall season with the return of its annual “Family Fall Fest” Sunday, September 19 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. The family-friendly event will feature a variety of free activities including bounce houses, face...