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We’re happy to share that Choose Chicago is accepting submissions for more events than ever. Throughout 2021, we’ll feature virtual events, Chicagoland area suburban events, and concerts at music venues of any size.

Please note: Virtual events are performances and other cultural activities that are live streamed at a future date and time. The host of the virtual event must have the necessary permissions to present the content. Examples of virtual events include musical performances, theatre performances, and tours.


Due to the volume of requests we receive, we may be unable to post your event in time if you’re submitting less than two days of your event date.

We do not post the following:

  • Happy hours
  • Dining specials
  • Retail sales
  • Runs/walks
  • Classes/workshops
  • Job/education/health fairs
  • Networking events
  • Fundraisers/benefits/galas
  • Film screenings (unless tied to a film festival)
  • Casting calls/auditions
  • Industry conferences or meetings
  • Permanent exhibitions/tours
  • Suburban events (more than 50 miles outside Chicago)

Add New Event

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Your contact information

Your information does NOT appear on the website. For Choose Chicago's use only.

Event details

Event Categories *

NEW: Now supporting virtual events and shows. Select “Virtual Event” category below.

Event Image

Choose a .jpg, .png, or .gif file under 12 MB in size.
Recommended minimum image dimensions: 1800 x 800 pixels.
Image ratio: portrait.

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Event Tags

NEW: Now supporting virtual events and shows. Select “Virtual Event” category below.

Events Status

Venue Details *

Virtual Events, please use your business or organization details.
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Organizer Details

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Event Website *

Additional Fields

Event Cost

Leave blank to hide the field. Enter a 0 for events that are free. If more than one ticket price, please add to the description field.


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