Maybe mother nature makes spring in Chicagoland so beautiful and invigorating in order to reward the masses for managing to plow through yet another brutal winter. Regardless of why exactly spring is so gorgeous in the city, its warm breezes and rising temps are something to look forward to as you thaw out from the cold months. Below are our picks for getting the most out of this season in the Windy City.
300 N. Central Park Ave
Running now through Mother's Day, May 13th, is the Spring Flower Show at the Garfield Park Conservatory. A dizzying array of colorful and fragrant blooms await you as you experience the beauty of nature in Chicago up close and personal.
This popular spring event takes place on April 26th from 6:30 PM until 9:30 PM and features five different routes for you to choose from -- three in Lincoln Park and two in Ravenswood. More than 45 businesses in the Lincoln Park and Ravenswood areas are expected to welcome strollers as they sample red and white wines as well as hors-d'oeuvres.
1341 W. Randolph St
The weekend of April 28th and 29th kicks off the 15th year for the Randolph Street Market. Due to the variability of the Chicago spring weather, the opening weekend is held inside with the rest of the dates slated to have outside vendors as well. Browse through more than 125 vendors selling vintage decor, art, global goods, fashions for women and men and much more.
What are your favorite ways to welcome spring to Chicagoland and enjoy all the beauty the city has to offer? Comment on them below!