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Four nights glittered with holiday magic will take place again at the Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom!
Night 1: Dec 5th – The Black Keys – Local H – Alexsucks Night 2: Dec 6th – Lovejoy – White Reaper – Brigitte Calls Me Baby Night 3: Dec 7th – Bleachers – MisterWives – Since Engineer Night 4: Dec 8th – Young The Giant – Gaslight Anthem – Little Image
Pumpkin Spice Latte’s aren’t the only fall tradition to get excited about.
The Q101 Pop-Up Halloween Bash returns to The Cubby Bear in Wrigleyville on Friday, October 27th.
Weathers will be celebrating Halloween with us with an awesome performance. Not only that, after their performance they will take the stage for a second set as Green Day! Don’t miss the best way to celebrate Halloween each year at the Q101 Pop-Up Halloween Bash with Weathers.
Get your best costume and join the party!! The Q101 Halloween Costume contest returns! Best costume wins $500!
This show is first come, first served (21+ Only).
Download your first come, first served ticket HERE
**Please note, tickets do not guarantee entry and are subject to capacity**
From Angry Orchard Hard Cider & IDOT, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, It’s Not a Game.
10/4/23 – Join Q101 before the big Chicago Vs Miami game for a shot at winning tickets to the game or a replica Messi Jersey
Join Q101 at Burger Bar on Wednesday, October 4th from 4pm – 7pm for an electrifying pre-game gathering before the Chicago Fire takes on Inter Miami, showcasing the international soccer sensation, Lionel Messi!
Get your game faces on and enjoy the ultimate soccer buzz as we gear up for this epic clash. But that’s not all – you could score big with a chance to win a pair of tickets the big game at Soldier Field that night or replica Messi Jersey, and there are plenty of other thrilling prizes up for grabs too! It’s the perfect opportunity to mingle, soak in the soccer atmosphere, and make unforgettable memories before the action kicks off. Don’t miss out – it’s going to be an incredible hangout you won’t want to miss!
Q101 @ Burger Bar Chicago 1150 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL Wednesday, October 4th – 4pm -7pm
IDOT – Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, It’s Not a Game.
10/4/23 – Join Q101 at the Pre-Game Tailgate of the Chicago Vs Miami Game.
Join the Q101 crew for an unforgettable pre-game tailgate gathering at Burnham Downs in the Southeast lawn of Soldier Field, starting at 4pm, as we prepare for the epic showdown between Chicago Fire FC and Inter Miami, graced by the presence of soccer sensation Lionel Messi! Come mingle with the Q101 Crew, fellow fans, and possibly score some exciting prizes, including tickets to next season’s Chicago Fire matches. Don’t miss this chance to celebrate the beautiful game and make lasting memories with soccer enthusiasts from all around. See you there!
Q101 – Pre-Game Tailgate 4pm – 7pm Soldier Field – 1410 Special Olympics Dr, Chicago, IL Burnham Downs on South-East Lawn
Event Sponsored by IDOT – Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, It’s Not a Game.
10/7/23 – Join Brian at the Grand Opening of Golf Galaxy in Vernon Hills!
Join Brian and Q101 as we celebrate the Grand Opening of the new Vernon Hills Golf Galaxy at Townline Commons on Saturday, October 7th from 11am to 1pm.
Get ready for an exciting day filled with fantastic giveaways, engaging kids’ activities, and so much more! Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a memorable event as we kick off the newest golfing destination in town.
Be among the first 100 adults in line each morning at their grand opening to have a shot at winning a free mystery gift card, with a chance to be the lucky recipient of a $500 gift card! Plus, don’t miss out on the excitement of Closest to the PIN and Putting contests, and exclusive Grand Opening Deals!
Stop by the Q101 table for your chance to win concert tickets and more. See you there!
10/7/23 – Join Lauren and Q101 at Hellsgate Haunted House!
Step into the realm of fear as Q101, alongside Lauren, invites you to venture into the chilling depths of Hellsgate Haunted House on Saturday, October 7th, from 7 pm to 9 pm!
Brace yourself for a night of heart-pounding terror and spine-tingling thrills at this extraordinary haunted location. But that’s not all – we’ve got a treasure trove of incredible prizes waiting for those who dare to accompany us, including a chance to win a pair of tickets to see the band Boys Like Girls in concert. Join us for an unforgettable evening of frights and excitement at Hellsgate, where every corner holds a new nightmare. Don’t miss out on this exclusive experience!
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease.
10/12/23 – Meet Kenzie K at Elgin Public House! Book your reservation now!
Join Kenzie K and the Q101 street team at Elgin Public House Thursday, October 12th from 6p-8p for Hops for Homes an Oktoberfest experience to help benefit PADS homeless shelter of Elgin. Sample craft brews from several local breweries and enjoy a custom menu filled with German finger food. For more info, visit www.ElginPublicHouse.com or www.padsofelgin.org/