Chicago Restaurant week will start February 1st to February 10th featuring more than 200 dining venues. Make your reservations for lunch, dinner or both. Pre-fixe prices are at $22 for lunch, and/or $33/$44 for dinner. I already made my reservations, and if you love food, and try new things, you should too. To see the full view of pre-fixe menus and restaurants, go to choosechicago.com
The 33rd Annual Champagne Festival takes place at Gejas Cafe until February 28th featuring champagnes of Lanson. Get a change to sample some and enjoy a romantic dining at this fondue restaurant. Reservations can be made by calling 773-281-9101.
Zinfandel festival comes to Mainstreet Wines and Spirits on January 26th from 2pm to 6pm.
Grand Pinot Festival in Chicago will feature 80 wineries on April 20th at Lakeview Terrace from 2pm to 5pm. Tickets to the grand festival are $75 or $110 for VIP tasting and seminar.
Vampire fans, the Vampire Diaries official convention will take place at Westin O'Hare Hotel in Rosemont on April 6th and 7th. Guest celebrities will include Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, and more. Get your tickets before they sell out.
The official Star Trek convention will take place on May 31st to June 2nd at the Westin O'Hare Hotel in Rosemont. Special guest celebrities such as Sir Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, and more will attend the convention.
Get your tickets to Lollapalooza as it arrives in Chicago August 2nd-4th. Passes are not on sale yet, but they will be soon.
Celebrate the joy of being a kid at the Kites Festival on May 4th at the Montrose Harbor in Lincoln Park.
The Chicago Auto Show will begin the week of February 8th to the 13th. Tickets are $11 for adults and $7 for children and will take place at McCormick.
Chicago Travel and Adventure Convention will be at the Donald Stevenson Center in Rosemont on January 26th and 27th. If you hurry and buy your ticket on Groupon, it will be $9 for an entry of two people, than $18 if you purchase it directly from the venue.