Things to do in Chicago this fall: Best 2013 events and activities
Your essential guide to fall's best things to do in Chicago, including restaurant openings, new museum exhibits, concerts, Halloween scares and more.
As the leaves begin to turn autumnal shades and new Bears coach Marc Trestman tries turn the Midway's team back into monsters, it's time we turn toward all the big events and activities coming in the fall. Take advantage of the season with these essential things to do in Chicago, from new theater productions, museum exhibits to perennial faves as apple picking at area orchards and Halloween haunted houses (or Fright Fest at Six Flags). The concert calendar is packed with a bunch of buzzworthy visits from the likes of Braid, Fiona Apple, Tame Impala, Disclosure and more. Fall's calendar is riddled with big events: Chicago Ideas Week, the Chicago International Film Festival, the Chicago Marathon and more. Read our guide and then make like a fall tree and leave.
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