Special Events

Welcome to the Chicago City Council’s Committee on Special Events & Cultural Affairs website. Chicago is world famous for it’s special events and culture. The Committee on Special Events & Cultural Affairs facilitates the mandates and registration process. This website is intended to be a resource for these activities.

Please see the Related Links section for more information on particular special events and cultural affairs.

Cultural Affairs

Chicago has a wealth of cultural resources. Below are a few of the many cultural activities in Chicago. For a complete listing of cultural activities in Chicago please visit the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs.


Art in Chicago

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