The first full month of fall is officially here! October offers several opportunities to show support, appreciation and celebrate! This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – don’t forget to wear your pink ribbon to show your support. Be sure to show your superior some appreciation on October 16th for Bosses Day. Show your sweetie how special they are on October 19th for Sweetest Day, and dress up in your favorite costume on October 31st for Halloween! October also wraps up the Chicago Farmers Market season, so be sure to take advantage of all the delicious fresh produce for sale.
October is sure to be an action-packed month. If you have plans to visit the Windy City this month, be sure to check out some of these exciting downtown Chicago events and book your hotel room at Hyatt Regency Chicago to receive 15% off the rate and 50% off parking! Click here to book!
October 5-6, 2013: Fall Zoo Festival
Harvest Days at the Farm-in-the-Zoo at Lincoln Park includes pumpkin decorating, fall crafts, music, animal activities and fun food.
October 10-24, 2013: Chicago International Film Festival
The Chicago International Film Festival features more than 100 short & full-length films from 50 countries, free panel discussions, and opening night gala. Films show at the AMC River East 21.
October 10-31, 2013: Haunted House at Navy Pier
The Fear Haunted House is family friendly during the day and aggressive at night. Please see schedule for dates.
October 13, 2013: Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Start time: 7:20am; Start & finish lines: Grant Park (Columbus Drive at Balbo Drive)
October 14, 2013: Columbus Day Parade
The Columbus Day Parade celebrates the historic voyage of Christopher Columbus to America and Italian-American culture. It begins at Balbo Ave. and goes north on Columbus Drive to Monroe St.
October 25-27, 2013: Chicagoween
Enjoy spooky entertainment, hayrides, trick-or-treating, and a fall farmers’ market during Chicagoween, when Daley Plaza becomes Franken Plaza.
Don’t miss out on Chicago’s countless thrilling sporting events this month!
Click here to view the Chicago Bulls Pre-Season Schedule
Click here to view the Chicago Bears Schedule
Click here to view the Chicago Blackhawks Schedule
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