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All the 2019 Kids Eat Free Deals in the West Suburbs

Kids eat free deals make it more affordable for families to enjoy a special night out (and get a break from the pre-dinner scramble). This round-up of area restaurants with kids eat free specials will help you find a deal any night of the week! Most restaurants require the purchase of an adult entree to score the deal. Even though…


Disney’s Frozen, The Hit Broadway Musical is Coming to Chicago

From the producers of The Lion King and Aladdin, Disney’s Frozen, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, will play an exclusive 11-week premiere engagement at Broadway In Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) beginning October 21, 2020, with performances playing through January 3, 2021. Photo courtesy of Disney Theatrical Productions Tickets are available now for groups of 10 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago…


2019 Kite Flying Festivals and Events in Chicagoland

There is something so beautiful and innocent about a sky full of delightfully colored kites. Any time we joyfully announce “Let’s go fly a kite!” in our house, our children come running! They’re delighted by the dips and spins of these little diamond-shaped wonder charms, high in the sky. It’s National Kite Month, and Chicagoland is filled with opportunities to…


Announcing Motherhood Mini Sessions

Kidlist welcomes Jenny from Hello Peach Photography as a guest contributor today to announce her Motherhood Mini Sessions in Lombard and Oak Brook May 4-5. She also now booking Spring Family Sessions. Get the details for both below and see samples of her gorgeous work! Play, laugh, tickle, dance and kiss your babies (of all ages!) and I will capture…


Indoor Pools with Family Swim Times in the Western Suburbs

When the weather outside is frightful, an indoor swimming pool is still delightful! If you and your little school of fish are looking to burn off some energy, check out these indoor pools with family swim times in the western suburbs. Don’t let the cold weather stop your poolside dreams. Grab your towel and swimsuit, but leave the sunscreen at…


Indoor Pools with Family Swim Times in the Southwest Suburbs

Just keep swimming, just keep swimming! Your little fish don’t have to get out of the water just because Mother Nature is grumpy. There are plenty of indoor pools in Chicago’s southwest suburbs that offer family swim times. We’ve pulled a big list together for you, but remember: Prices and hours may change, so it’s always a safe bet to…


2019 Spring Break Camps, Activities, and Events in the West Suburbs

Not heading anywhere for spring break? Don’t worry! We’ve got plenty of ways for your family to stay busy during the week off school. Depending on the weather, you may find yourself either digging through our indoor play spaces list, or enjoying a hike at a beautiful forest preserve nearby. If you’d prefer something scheduled, there’s plenty of spring break…



Complimentary Movie Screening and Pre-Party

Please note that if you did not receive an email to let you know that you won and confirming how many seats are reserved under your name, there unfortunately won’t be space for you at the event. We were blown away by the number of responses. Hopefully there will be another opportunity to do this again soon! Wonder Park hits theaters on March 15, 2019 and we are excited to announce that you have the opportunity…


St. Patrick’s Day with Your Little Lucky Charms

Top o’ the morning to you! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and all things green with your little ones. These St. Patrick’s Day events for kids in the western suburbs are filled with parades, Irish dancing, arts and crafts, and hunting for gold. Looking to see the famous dyeing of the Chicago River? Information about St. Patrick’s Day events in the…


Kiss Me, I’m Going to These St. Patrick’s Day Events in the Southwest Suburbs

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and these events are sure to have you doing a jig in your green attire! There are quite a few parades and other cute festivities to celebrate this holiday and welcome in spring (we can only hope). Sláinte! 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Chicago’s Southwest Suburbs Saint Patrick’s Day Family Events Manhattan…