The Pitchfork Music Festival is a three day annual summer music event arranged by Pitchfork Media in Union Park, Chicago. So board a cheap international flight and attend this event that features more than 40 independent music bands and artists. It is normally held for three days in the month of July and mainly focuses on bands and artists from electronic, alternative rock, rap and hip-hop and dance music and has also acts from avant-grade rock, hardcore punk and Jazz. It is a sensibly priced music festival which offers an amazingly comfortable, positive and fun experience for the musicians and visitors.
World’s largest food festival, the “Taste of Chicago” is held all round the year in the middle of July in Grant Park, Chicago. The other activities include musical performances on several stages such as the Petrillo Music Shell, pavilions, and various other shows. A wide variety of musical performances are held by the local artists as well as nation-wide famous artists like Kenny Rogers, Moby and Carlos Santana. Book flights tickets for cheap and enjoy the typical summer of Chicago with great music and food, Lake Michigan, clear blue skies and a diverse mob to look out for from the city and suburbs of Chicago. The food festival offers more than 300 delicacies from more than 70 restaurants. Not just the Chicago cuisine, but continental cuisine that is a part of the melting pot of Chicago culture is also on offer. Book cheap tickets to Chicago and enjoy the regular delicacies like giant turkey legs and ribs sandwiches are further complimented by the more innovative stuff like goat Biryani having Mughal roots or Alcapurria (pork-filled banana dumplings).
A must go on the food festival list of do’s is the Dominick's Cooking Corner featuring the cooking demonstrations from the best chefs across Chicago. The Family Village and Fun Time Stage are great fun too, as interactive events are there for the tourists and visitors making your experience truly memorable at the food festival.
Chicago Air and Water Show is an annual festival held on the banks of Lake Michigan. It has been held every year since its commencement in 1959 and holds the distinction for being the second most popular festival in Chicago. More that 2 million spectators watch the show every year.
The Air and Water show comprises of spectacular acts performed by expert pilots and parachute teams in air and water adventure shows such as water skiing and boat jumping. So board a cheap flight to Chicago and witness demonstrations from Chicago lakefront. For the best view of the water show one should take to the grandstand seats at North Avenue Beach, also the show is broadcasted during the two days of the event.
Civilian flying teams are generally sponsored by brand names such as Red Bull. Chicago’s secondary airport Gary/Chicago international airport is often used for support by most flying teams. The show stealers U.S. Army Golden Knights participate every year. Flights to Chicago may give you a chance to enjoy a perfect vacation with family and friends.