Chicago Gourmet 2013
Subway: Blue to Washington; Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to Randolph; Red to Lake$159 per day, $265 for weekend
Event Info: (312) 742-1168 millenniumpark.org
Millennium Park turns into a gourmet festival from September 27–29. Join in the celebration of food and wine featuring more than 100 of Chicago's best chefs and restaurants and many well-known vintners, spirit makers and breweries from around the world. Events include live cooking demonstrations, seminars, gourmet tastings and book signings by food industry experts and chefs. Tickets are $159 per day or $265 for the weekend. Add a Grand Cru wine tasting ticket for and additional $199.