Chicago Fall Bucket List 2017 (Not For Tourist Edition)

  • Grab a coffee and take a stroll throughout Lincoln Park to see all the leaves changing colors

  • Go to a Chicago Bears game or tailgate with friends

  • Eat your favorite taco's at Lakeview's Taco Fest

  • Go apple crazy at Apple fest in Lincoln Square

  • Celebrate Halloween Day with the Northalsted Halloween Parade

  • Plan an afternoon girl's date and enjoy a pumpkin spice latte from your favorite coffee shop

  • Cheer on your friends and fellow Chicagoens and watch the Chicago Marathon

  • Host a scary movie night with your favorite scary movies or watch one in the theaters

  • Taste 20 different wines at the Windy City Wine Festival

  • Enjoy the Chicago Double Decker Bus tour with a group of friends

  • Enjoy strolling around a local farmer's market in the fall (most are open through the end of October)

  • Sign up for a cooking class with friends (check Groupon for deals!)

  • Visit 200 places in Chicago you normal couldn't get into with Open House Chicago

  • Celebrate Chicago Gourmet with Chicago best chefs in Millennium Park

  • With so many amazing donut places in Chicago you could plan your own fall donut tour

  • Sign up for the Devil in the White City Tour (learn about the World's Fair and serial murderer Dr. Henry H. Holmes)

  • Enjoy a girl's brunch and Hot Chocolate at Mindy's Hot Chocolate

  • If you love movies than Chicago International Film Festival is the place for you

  • Go shopping with the girls at Randolph Street Market

  • Enjoy one of Chicago many amazing museums and check for discount and free days

  • Host a photo scavenger hunt throughout Chicago

  • Sign up for a free walking tour it's the perfect time to walk around the city and enjoy the fall season along with learning about the city

  • Celebrate Oktoberfest with brats and beer

  • Plan a cozy date and sip on some yummy hot chocolate at some of the best places to get hot chocolate in Chicago

  • Plan a group dinner and eat at the new Benihana at the Hancock (it's on my fall bucket list for sure!)

  • Tour the Driehaus Museum on a chilly day

  • Visit the Pumpkin Patch at the Hard Rock Hotel

  • See a movie at the Palm Court on Monday nights at The Drake Hotel during the month of October

  • Plan a fall brewery tour on Malt Row on Ravenswood Ave (Begyle, Dovetail, Half Acre, Band of Bohemia, Empirical Brewing and Spiteful Brewing, Koval)

  • Rent a dome with a group of friends at City Winery at the Riverwalk (ends November 27th)

  • For more head to the Girl's Guide Chicago blog

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This checklist was created by ggc

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