Chicago Tourist Attractions

5 Holiday Events You Need To Attend In Chicago

Chicago Winter

Holiday season is here, and it’s time for celebration. Despite the notoriously harsh weather Chicago is known for, we don’t let it get  us down – instead we thrive. There are lots of opportunities to celebrate the season in style this year, and a few first-time events are making their debut in 2015. These 5 events will keep your winter season exciting, and give you a reason to get in the holiday spirit!

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Labor Day Weekend in Chicago

Ginos East Chicago River

No need to skip town to enjoy yourself during the long weekend. There’s plenty of fun stuff going on over the Labor Day holiday in Chicago, so don’t miss all of the action! As always, we’ll be serving up our famous Chicago-Style Deep Dish Pizza to tourists and residents alike all weekend long! If you’re in the River North Neighborhood, stop in to Gino’s East River North for some of our speciality deep dish. Near Printer’s Row? Head to Gino’s East South Loop and grab a craft beer from our sports bar.

We’re enjoying the last few days of summer, and so should you. Here are some of the top events in Chicago this weekend. Enjoy!

North Coast Music Festival

North Coast is back in Chicago for its 5th year in a row. Don’t miss three days of this outdoor music festival! Headlining artists include Bassnectar, STS9, Snoop Dogg and Kid Cudi. Buy your tickets here and show up at Union Park for the shows!

The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival

Shop til you drop this weekend in the Gold Coast. The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival features pop up shops in the neighborhood with outdoor stores from Macy’s, American Girl Place and the Shops at 900 N. Michigan Ave. It’s the perfect excuse to get outside and enjoy the summer weather. Make sure to stop in at our Superior Street location to fill up after a long day of retail therapy.

Chicago’s Best Stand Up

The Laugh Factory in Lakeview is presenting “Chicago’s Best Stand Up” on Friday and Saturday night this weekend. Featuring a variety of Chicago-based comedians, this event won’t disappoint. Check here for tickets and times!

Artopia Fest

Music and art come together this weekend for the third annual Artopia Fest. Art will be displayed by various vendors at The Chicago Urban Art Society while local DJs provide music. There wil be food trucks and a beer garden, so come with an appetite!

There’s plenty to do this weekend–so don’t miss out! We look forward to seeing all of you at one of our restaurants!


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Chicago Baseball at Gino’s East

Wrigley Field Sign

We have baseball on our minds at Gino’s East River North as the countdown begins for the first MLB Chicago games of the season. Whether you’re heading to U.S. Cellular Field or the Friendly Confines of Wrigley Stadium, we’ve got you covered for food and drinks in our upscale sports bar atmosphere. Hit a home run and stop in next week!

Right now we’re featuring Furious IPA from Surly Brewing Company and Ethos IPA from Tallgrass Brewing Company. These are just some of beverages you can enjoy while watching your favorite team take a crack at the bat.


Opening Day in Chicago

At Gino’s East River North, located at 500 N. LaSalle, three floors of flat screen televisions and craft beers from familiar Chicago breweries make Gino’s East River North the ideal spot to watch the games. Kick back on March 31 when the Sox face off the Minnesota Twins at 3:10 p.m. with our legendary deep dish Chicago-style pizza or other favorites like our hot Italian sandwich and homemade mozzarella sticks.wrigley

If you’re waiting for the Chicago Cubs to make their grand opening, stop by Gino’s East River North on April 4 to see our team take on the Philadelphia Phillies at 1:20 p.m. Our famous jumbo chicken wings, deep dish nachos and double bacon grilled cheese will keep you satisfied through the seventh inning stretch.

Here in Chicago, baseball isn’t just a sport, it’s a past time for many locals. Start the season the right way- we’ll welcome you with open arms at Gino’s East River North.

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