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4 Chicago Events You Can’t Miss This Spring

Spring is finally here! Or at least it will be, which means it’s the perfect time to plan an outing with friends or family.

If you’re lucky enough to be in the Chicago area, you’re lucky enough to have a ton of great events to choose from.

Chicago in the spring is beautiful, lively and full of things to do; that’s why OML Worldwide has compiled a list of our favorite upcoming events for 2016. Check out the list and start making your plans!

Tinley Park Brew and Wine Festival

Tinley Park Convention Center

Price: $29.99 for Standard Ticket

April 9, 2016, 5 PM – 10 PM

Head to the Tinley Park Convention Center this spring for an evening of outstanding craft beer, wine, and live entertainment!

With over 200 craft brews being served, plus an impressive selection of wines and foods, you’re sure to get lost in the atmosphere. For the standard admission price, you’ll get 12 tasting tickets to use on beer, food or wine, plus access to the live entertainment and a commemorative glass.

If you spring for the VIP ticket, you can enjoy 24 tasting tickets, plus a meet and greet with brewers, early admission, access to the VIP area and more!

CIMMFEST No. 8

Various Locations

Various Prices

April 13-17, 2016

For 8 years now, the Chicago International Movies and Music Festival has delighted Chicago residents and visitors alike.

This year’s event will feature a lineup of over 100 different films and bands over the span of 5 days. From artists who have been around for decades to up and comers from around the area, you’ll enjoy plenty of music, panels, discussions, and interaction with other film and music enthusiasts.

Head to any of the participating theaters to watch independent films from underground filmmakers and enjoy rare opportunities to meet with multiple artists.

Chicago Beer Classic

Soldier Field

General Admission: $55.00

May 7, 2016

Head to Soldier Field the first weekend in May to enjoy samples of beer from brewers from all over the country.

For the general admission price, you’ll get a commemorative glass and 48 two-ounce samples from any of the brewers at the event. There are activities and games available for yourself and friends, plus a pretzel-making booth if you want to get crafty.

For VIP prices, you’ll get early access to the event, plus 60 two-ounce samples of beer, exclusive samples, VIP seating and access to the on-field VIP lounge.

Riverside Arts Weekend

The Village of Riverside

May 21-22, 2016

If you’re an art enthusiasts, and you love perusing the work of local creatives, Riverside Arts Weekend is the place to be this May.

From music to fashion, from paintings and sculptures to the juried art of dozens of gifted people, you can peruse, purchase, and interact with art from all over. Meet the artists, and mingle with other art enthusiasts, all within the gorgeous atmosphere of Chicago in the Springtime.

Book Transportation for Your Spring Event

Parking at any of these springtime events will undoubtedly be awful.

From exorbitant parking fees to competing with other drivers for the small number of spots available, it’s almost not worth it. Add in the craziness of driving in Chicago, and you got a recipe for stress.

When you’re trying to relax and enjoy a weekend event in the nice weather with loved ones, that last thing you need is to be stressed out.

With the recent scares with Uber and the general unreliability of taxis, a legitimate car service is the best option.

Why not hire transportation through company that has 60 years of experience providing reliable service to the Chicagoland area? OML Worldwide is that company.

OML will help make your springtime event the easiest and most enjoyable it can be.

Contact us today to learn more about our services and make your reservation!

Photo Credit: Roman Boed

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