Around Town This Weekend : Chicago

Chicago has experienced quite the heat wave the last couple of weeks! The streets are filled with people waiting to soak up some outdoor activities, and word on the street is that spring is right around the corner. Chicagoans put up with their fair share of less than the desirable weather in the winter months, but I think we can all agree, there is no better place to be than in Chicago on a warm day. This weekend is a definite pre-cursor for whats to come in the next months! Checkout some of what Chicago has to offer for families this weekend! MommyCon

Where: Donald E. Stevens Convention Center When: Friday-Sunday March 2nd-4th Tickets: $25- $250 MommyCon is a nationwide convention series dedicated to creating and nurturing a community of parents and parents-to-be in celebration of natural parenting. With vendors from all over the world selling their unique and must-have products, to informative sessions ranging from post birth sex, cloth diapering, wearing your baby and mommy & baby yoga! Mommy con is family friendly- so pack up the kids and head out for some fun Bonus! MommyCon is introducing DaddyCon to their event series. DaddyCon is the ultimate dad focused parenting convention. The event is focused on bringing fatherhood to the forefront of the parenting conversation. Debuting in Chicago on March 3-4, 2018, the event will feature two days of interactive sessions, workshops, exhibitors, giveaways and the Dad Games Competition. With over a dozen speakers, the event convention will take a playful approach to discussing all aspects of fatherhood: from being there at birth through every diaper change, scraped knee and ballet recital. The conversation will explore first-hand accounts from todays most prominent father figures while exploring the bond fathers have with their children.

Get your MommyCon tickets here. Get your DaddyCon tickets here. Monster Jam

Where: Allstate Arena When: Friday March 2nd- Monday March 5th (show times vary) Tickets: $15-100 Monster Jam®, the most action-packed live event on four wheels where world class drivers compete in front of capacity crowds around the globe. Monster Jam features high octane spontaneous entertainment and intense competition, featuring the most recognizable trucks in the world. Bonus the tickets prices (if bought direct) are very reasonable! Gather the family and head out for an afternoon or evening of high octane four-wheel fun.

Tip: We recommend purchasing noise-canceling headphones for little ears before the show! You can purchase tickets for Monster Jam Here!

Wilmot Mountain

Where: 11931 Fox River Rd. Wilmot, WI 53192 When: Friday March 2nd- Sunday March 4th Tickets: $50-lift ticket Ski Rental (skis boots poles) $ 32 Wilmot is opening for skiing/snowboarding and tubing this weekend! It may be your last chance of the season, so get there fast and get there early! Tip: We recommend ski lessons, freshen up or learn something new with their awesome Ski school teachers.. Olympics 2022 anyone? Check out our recap of Wilmot fun! Medieval Times

Where: Schaumburgh- Just off 90 @ Roselle Road When: Friday March 2nd- Sunday March 4th Tickets- $35-$85 Medieval times is Chicago's premier destination for Dinner and Entertainment. Travel back in time with live jousting, horsemanship, medieval garb and dinner! Check our experience here.

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