CHICAGO, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Events in August include lots of opportunities to spend time outdoors and 1 of the largest parades in the country. Hotel Blake is located near the venues for these and other top August events, and the Chicago hotel has impressive special offers to welcome visitors. View offer details >
Grant Park Music Festival
Date: August 1-31, 2015 (select dates)
Location: Millennium Park | 201 East Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60602
This 10-week event is a tradition that dates back to 1931. The Grant Park Music Festival features a lineup of classical music at the lovely Millennium Park. This venue is located near top Chicago Hotels like Hotel Blake. It is recommended that attendees arrive early to get the best spots, although there isn't a bad seat in the park.
Millennium Park Film Series
August 1-31, 2015 (select dates)
Millennium Park | 201 East Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60602
This Chicago event gives both locals and visitors the chance to enjoy free outdoor movies throughout the month of August. Many visitors bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy a lovely night under the stars.
August 1-2, 2015
5900 North Broadway (at Thorndale Avenue), Chicago, IL
This family-friendly Chicago event features 2 stages with live music, fun activities for kids, and plenty of beer and sangria. Both locals and visitors attend EdgeFest, which is named for Edgewater, the neighborhood in which the festival takes place.
Chicago Ginza Festival
August 7-9, 2015
The Midwest Buddhist Temple in Chicago's Historic Old Towne | 435 West Menomonee Street, Chicago, IL
Learn about Japanese culture at this fun Chicago event. Those who attend will enjoy martial arts demonstrations, traditional music, fabulous food, and much more. Activities for all ages are available at the Chicago GinzaFestival which celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2015. After the show, many of the beautiful items used for the festival will be for sale, so attendees will have the chance to take home a bit of Japanese culture.
Bud Billiken Parade
August 8, 2015
Martin Luther King Drive (from 39th Street/ Oakwood Boulevard to 51st Street Chicago, IL 60616
Parades are always popular Chicago events, and this 1 features all the parade standards: floats, music, marching bands, balloons, and more. Special celebrity guests also make appearances. This massive gathering attracts 1.5 million people, and it is the largest African American Parade in the country.
About Hotel Blake – A Chicago Hotel:
Ideally located in the heart of historic Printer's Row sits Hotel Blake – a boutique Chicago Hotel. The 19th century former Morton and Duplicator building is now home to 162 beautiful Guest Rooms and Suites offered at Hotel Blake.
Whether visiting Chicago for business or pleasure, Hotel Blake offers upscale Chicago Accommodations along with impeccable service. Some believe, 'location is everything'. This makes Hotel Blake an ideal choice! Our Chicago Hotel is located downtown in the heart of Chicago's historic Printer's Row. Take a short walk to State Street, enjoy Grant Park, explore the many fine Chicago Museums, or indulge in a fine dining experience at one of the many nearby Chicago Restaurants.
When visitors choose Hotel Blake, they will enjoy a long list of Hotel Amenities that will set a stay at our Chicago Hotel apart. Enjoy our 24-hour Fitness Center, or get a bit of work done in the quiet and convenience of our 24-hour Business Center. Enjoy a meal in our onsite Chicago Restaurant, Meli Café, or opt for the convenience of Room Service.
Relax in a comfortable, beautifully-decorated room. Get a good night's sleep on impossibly soft Egyptian linens. Wash the stress away by standing under a rainfall showerhead. Guests can enjoy a meal in our Meli Café, or order Room Service and take breakfast, lunch, or dinner in their room.
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