We’re headed back to school but there are still plenty of fun things to do in Chicago with kids in September. The last of the summer street festivals are wrapping up on Labor Day weekend, so go check out Taste of Polonia or Naperville’s Last Fling. Or, embrace the feeling of fall with Printers Row Lit Fest, Septemberfest in Bloomingdale, or Oktoberfest in Lakeview.
Athletic families might enjoy a chance to Bike the Drive at the annual event that shuts down DuSable Lake Shore Drive and has been moved from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day weekend. Nostalgia-loving families may enjoy the Throwback Music Fest in , or a Soap Box Derby in Naperville.
Looking for classes to satisfy the interests of kids after school? Our Class Guide has lots of ideas for kids with all kinds of fun hobbies. And don’t forget, there’s always plenty to see and do, both in-person and virtually, in our family-friendly activity calendar.
Read on to see the best events for kids in Chicago in September 2022…