black summer events

Summer is winding down. Did you do THE MOST? No? I can help! Check out my top event picks for Black professionals in Chicago, IL this August.

Thursday, August 2, 2018 – Sunday, August 5, 2018

Collide presents: Travel With Purpose Chicago Launch Party
Thursday, August 2, 2018

GoldLink with Ric Wilson
Friday, August 3, 2018

Lucky Brand “City Jam” featuring Vic Mensa
Saturday, August 4, 2018

Party In My Living Room 2018
Saturday, August 4, 2018

Truth Nightclub Pop-Up Experience In The Chi presented by Effen® Vodka
Thursday, August 9, 2018 – August 10, 2018

The Nasty Tour with Rico Nasty
Thursday, August 9, 2018

My House Music Festival 2018
Saturday, August 11, 2018 – Sunday, August 12, 2018

Jay-Z and Beyoncé – OTR II
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Steppin’: National Steppers Society and Ken Watkins
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Aubrey & The Three Migos Tour
Friday, August 17, 2018 – Saturday, August 18, 2018

Nappi Hour (Chicago Day Party)
Saturday, August 18, 2018

Sangria Festival Chicago
Saturday, August 18, 2018

Chicago Westside Music Festival
Saturday, August 18, 2018

Taste of Black Chicago 2018
Saturday, August 18, 2018

Windy City West Indian Carnival 2018
Saturday, August 18, 2018

The Kickback Chicago Free Event
Sunday, August 19, 2018

Bow Ties & Sundresses
Sunday, August 19, 2018

4th Annual Taste of Vegan
Saturday, August 25, 2018

Chicago LGBTQ Beach Party 2018
Sunday, August 26, 2018

We Bikin: A Sp/Su ’17 Monthly QTPOC Bike Ride Series
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

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