The Bitches love Independence Day. If only for the opportunity to wear red, white, and blue, watch fireworks, and of course, the parties! For those staying in our wonderful city to celebrate, this is how the Bitches will be making sure our week makes like a firework, and lights up the town!
Was it even a holiday weekend if you didn’t brunch? Café Ba-Ba-Reeba is recognizing the holiday with four days of brunch! There will be a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar to accompany Spanish breakfast dishes, such as breakfast paella, and jamón serrano eggs benedict. For reservations and more information, click here. Café Ba-Ba-Reeba, 2024 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL.
Happy Independence Day, Bitches! Pack a cooler and head to the beach with your Bitches for the day. North Avenue beach will be bustling with people taking advantage of the day off. Stay on the water for a night kayaking down the Chicago river, winding through downtown, and taking in the cityscape. End at Navy Pier to experience the Fourth of July firework show from the water. The tour starts at 7:15 p.m. and lasts for three hours. Tickets are $69. For tickets and more information, click here. Kayak Chicago, 1220 W. LeMoyne Ave., Chicago, IL.
The 36th annual Taste Of Chicago begins today! Foodies flock to the Taste of Chicago to explore a variety of food from restaurants around the city. The Taste of Chicago is the largest food festival in the world. In addition to food, music will be in the air all week long. Singer, Alessia Cara, heads off the weekend with a 4:30 p.m. start time. The festival is free but the concert ticket is $20. For tickets and more information, click here. Grant Park, 337 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL.
Revolution Brewing hosts Hoppy Hour at 360 Chicago on the 94th floor observation deck of the John Hancock Center. Drink local brews while taking in the whole city from the top. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and lasts until 8:30 p.m. Music and games will cure your blues from having to return to work after the holiday. Drink specials are $5. Tickets to attend are $10 and sold on site. For more information, click here. John Hancock Center, 94th floor, 875 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL.
Fremont recognizes that brunch is beloved by all and can be served at any time of the day. Fremont is hosting a Brunch For Dinner party, bringing their iconic Saturday and Sunday brunch rager to Friday night. The brunch is 90’s themed and there will be a doughnut wall. We can dig it. Brunch hard people! For reservations and more information, click here. Fremont Chicago, 15 W. Illinois, Chicago, IL.
Join fellow margarita lovers at the 2nd annual Chicago Margarita Festival all weekend long at Navy Pier. Go during the day to soak in the sun while sipping margs, or for the evening session to watch a killer firework show in case you didn’t get enough on Tuesday. Light bites will be available to nibble on throughout the festival. Tickets start at $20. For tickets and more information, click here. Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL.
The outdoor patio at City Winery is turning yoga studio for Vinyasa & Vino. A 75 minute yoga class taught by Maria Rosner will be followed by more relaxation, wine in hand. Wine being served comes from the City Winery wine collection. Tickets are $35 and the yoga class begins at 2 p.m. For tickets and more information, click here. City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., Chicago, IL.