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.


Make/Believe: A short play festival for young audiences
6/5/2021 to 7/4/2021
Ghostlight Ensemble Online

Ghostlight Ensemble brings back its popular Make/Believe festival in 2021 with six short plays by playwrights from around the country to be presented virtually in June.

This curated festival features a mix of short plays by local and out-of-state playwrights that were written for...



Underwater Safari
6/10/2021 to 6/10/2021
Isle a la Cache Museum

Grab a net and magnifying glass, because there are animals to discover underwater! Join us to see what lives in and around the Des Plaines River at Isle a la Cache preserve. We will use nets to scoop for aquatic critters and then take a closer look at them. We may even catch a frog or two...



Kids Fest with Ralph's World
6/19/2021 to 6/19/2021
Heritage Park Pavilion

Join us at Heritage Park for a variety of kids' games, crafts, and entertainment by the world-renowned Ralph's World! Other entertainment includes a Dance Party with EVIE from the Descendants; Balloonist, Airbrush Tattoos and Sand Art; Arts & Crafts; and a Bach to Rock Instrument Petting Zoo.