Food Truck Social at Lincoln Park Zoo

Photo courtesy of Lincoln Park Zoo.

Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with a movie night your kiddos will love, a garden fair and vintage market, or two foodie events in Chicago.

Movie in the Park: Zootopia

Zootopia
May 12
Winnetka

Enjoy a family-friendly movie under the stars at Indian Hill Park, where there will also be an Animal Quest Animal Show around 6:45 p.m. Concessions will be available.

Evanston Garden Fair

Evanston Garden Fair
May 12-13
Evanston

This annual event is back with vendors selling perennials, herbs, vegetables and more, so pick up a gift for Mom (or yourself) and support Evanston’s community garden projects.

Vintage Market at The Grove

Vintage Market at The Grove

Photo courtesy of the Glenview Park District.

May 13
Glenview

More than 50 vendors, including Farmhouse Reclaimed, Chicago Candle Factory and Vintage Nest, will sell their products at this market that will also feature product demos, live music and food trucks.

Craft and Cuisine

Craft and Cuisine at Park at Wrigley

Photo courtesy of Craft and Cuisine.

May 13
Chicago

Enjoy beer and wine tastings, food, live music and chef demonstrations at the new Park at Wrigley. Session 1 will feature Stephanie Izard (Girl & the Goat), Tony Mantuano and Joe Flamm (Spiaggia), and Derek Retell and Josh Rutherford (Smoke Daddy) while Session 2 will feature Paul Kahan and Julie Warpinski (Big Star), Chris Teixeira and Samantha Turner (West Town Bakery), and Matthias Merges (Yusho). Find a complete list of food and drink vendors here.

Food Truck Social

Lincoln Park Zoo: Food Truck Social

Photo courtesy of Lincoln Park Zoo.

May 13
Chicago

Lincoln Park Zoo will host a variety of food trucks (Cupcakes for Courage, Eataly, Harold’s Chicken, Toasty Cheese and more) this weekend after the Zoo’s normal hours. Plus, visitors will be able to enjoy activities and music.

Bonus

  • Dine at Crosby’s Kitchen (3455 N. Southport Ave., Chicago) on Mother’s Day and Mom could win! The first 50 moms at the restaurant will receive Kendra Scott jewelry worth $50 to $200 in celebration of the jewelry store’s newest location at 3426 N. Southport Ave.
  • Through May 14, Mom can attend Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament for free with the purchase of one regular-priced adult ticket using code MOM17.