Chicago Fall Bucket List 2018 (Not For Tourist Edition)

  • Grab a coffee and take a stroll through Millennium Park to see all the leaves changing colors and take some photos by The Bean

  • Olive Park is also a gorgeous park to take a walk through during the fall season

  • Cheer on your friends and fellow Chicagoans and watch the Chicago Marathon (October 7th)

  •  Celebrate Halloween Day with the Northalsted Halloween Parade

  • Go apple crazy at Apple Fest in Lincoln Square (weekend of October 6th)

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

  • Also The Logan Theatre is playing classic scary movies all month!

  • 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)

  • Stroll the Chicago Riverwalk and see the new Art on theMart

  •  Visit 200 places in Chicago you normal couldn\'t get into with Open House Chicago  (weekend of October 13th)

  • Celebrate Chicago Gourmet with Chicago best chefs in Millennium Park  (starting September 26th)

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

  • Enjoy hot chocolate with your girlfriends at one of these city favorites

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

  • Attend The Last Midnight Halloween Party at the Colvin House

  • For $20 you can hang out at the most haunted hotel in Chicago, The Congress Plaza Hotel

  • Go shopping with the girls at Randolph Street Market

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

  • 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. I love the Ghost Walking Tour. Perfect for Halloween!

  • Explore Jackson Park and Stony Island Arts Bank Library

  •  Celebrate Oktoberfest with brats and beer (weekend of September 28th)

  • Jack\'s (Adult) Pumpkin Patch on Goose Island

  • Eat at the new Tao Chicago!

  • Tour the Driehaus Museum on a chilly day

  • Eat grilled cheese and tomato soup at RL Restaurant (one of my faves!)

  • Spend an afternoon at one of Chicago\'s independent book stores 

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

  • Plan an cozy afternoon tea with your girlfriends

  • Enjoy a night of Jazz in Chicago at either The Green Mill, Andy\'s Jazz Club, or The Front Room

  • You can still enjoy the Chicago Riverwalk with dinner at Gibson\'s Italia 

  • Walk around and eat in the West Loop and stop by Limitless Coffee. It\'s currently my new favorite coffee shop

  • See some great shows this fall season. Did you know that Fleetwood Mac, Phil Collins, the Eagles, and Elton John are all coming to Chicago this fall. 

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This checklist was created by ggc

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