Earth Day Events in Chicagoland


702 W Fulton St | Chicago, IL 60661| 312.850.5005 |

Green Tradition Continues at Carnivale

Carnivale celebrates Earth Day year-round with their green “Viva Verde!” initiatives, which include using eco-friendly cleaning products, organic/sustainable/local ingredients and a water filtration system.  Additionally, from May through September, Carnivale will host the second annual From Farm to Table celebration, where the restaurant will feature ingredients purchased from a local farm for one week each month.

Lastly,  Carnivale offers a Farmer’s Market Prix-Fixe Lunch every Thursday featuring ingredients purchased at the Green City Market or from local farmers.  The prix-fixe lunch price is $19 per person (tax and gratuity not included).  Lunch includes a farmer’s market appetizer or salad, entree and seasonal fruit dessert.  The menu will vary week to week.
More information on all of these GREEN programs available upon request.

HOURS: Lunch: M-F 11:30 AM-2:30 PM | Dinner: M-Th, Su 5 PM-10 PM | F-S 5-11 PM | Bar/Lounge: M-T 11:30 AM- 11 PM | W-Th 11:30 AM -12 AM | F 11:30 AM- 1 AM | S 5 PM – 1 AM | Su 5-10 PM


3506 N. Clark St. | Chicago, IL 60657 | 773.549.9100 |
624 Davis Street | Evanston, IL 60201 | 847.866.6969 |

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Koi and Chen’s Literally Go Green
Thursday, April 22
Guests will enjoy special GREEN menu items like Vegetable Dumplings ($4.95), Edamame ($4.50) and Green Tea Ice Cream ($3.95) at Koi and Chens.  Photo of green vegetable dumpling available upon request.

CHENS HOURS: Sunday – Thursday: 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Friday – Saturday 4:00 PM – Midnight
KOI HOURS: Lunch: Mon. – Sat.11:30 AM – 2:30 PM | Dinner: Sun. – Thurs. 4:30 – 10:00 PM | Fri. – Sat. 4:30 – 11:00 PM

Holiday Inn Mart Plaza | 15th Floor | 350 W. Mart Center Drive | Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.836.5000 |

Specialty Drinks at Cityscape
Thursday, April 22
$4 Martinis
Cityscape Bar invites Chicagoans to celebrate Earth Day and enjoy the view with specialty organic drinks for $4, including the Pear Fizz with Tru Organic Vanilla Vodka, Muddled Organic Pear and Sparkling Cider.  Cityscape Bar will also offer guests a complimentary buffet from 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM with Organic and Local Grown Vegetable Crudite and Cheeses.

HOURS: Monday – Thursday: 3:00 PM – 1:00 AM | Friday – Sunday: 11:00 AM to 1:00 AM


150 W. Roosevelt Road | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312-564-2104|

See OCEANS, Save Oceans
Thursday, April 22 – Wednesday, April 28
$7.50 – $17.50
Moviegoers that purchase tickets to see Disneynature OCEANS during opening week will have a donation made in their honor courtesy of Disneynature to save our coral reefs.  Disneynature will contribute $.20 per ticket to The Nature Conservancy’s Adopt a Reef Program in the Bahamas for everyone who sees the movie during opening week April 22 – April 28 with a minimum of $100,000 pledged to this program.

544 N LaSalle | Chicago, IL 60610 | 312.644.4477 |

Earth Day Drinks at Stretch Run
Thursday, April 22
$4.50 Cocktails
Stretch Run will offer a specialty Red Mountain Range Martini on Earth Day with Vodka, Triple Sec, Rose’s Lime Juice, and Cranberry juice along with a Starry Night shot with Jager and Goldschlager, both for $4.50.

HOURS: Daily Lunch and Dinner: 11:00 AM-2:00 AM | Kitchen: Sunday-Thursday, 11:00 AM-10:00 PM, Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM

58 E Ontario St | Chicago, IL 60611 | 312.440.1717 |

Sushi Taiyo Celebrates Earth Day
Thursday, April 22
Sushi Taiyo will offer a selection of their organic sake for half-off in celebration of Earth Day this year.  The Plum Sake, Hot Sake and Cold Sake, both the 300 ML and 700 ML sizes, will be half-off along with Zipzang Sparkling Sake and Crazy Milk Sake (both regularly $12).

TAIYO HOURS: Monday-Thursday 11:30 AM- 10:30 PM | Friday 11:30 AM- 11:30 PM | Saturday 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM | Sunday 11:00 AM- 10:00 PM

1530 South State Street | Chicago, IL 60605 | 312.842.4444 |

Dine for Charity at Tapas Valencia
Thursday, April 22
In celebration of Earth Day on Thursday, April 22,  Tapas Valencia will donate 5% of the sales that day to their favorite green charities, which includes EcologyFund, a website operated by The Hunger Site Network that raises funds for critical habitat and wilderness preservation.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 4:00 PM-10:00 PM | Friday: 4:00 PM-11:00 PM | Saturday: 5:00 PM-11:00 PM | Sunday Dinner: 4:30 PM-9:00 PM


1801 Butterfield Road | Downer’s Grove, IL 60515 | 630.512.0990 |

Earth Day at Carlucci
Thursday, April 22
$5 Organic Champagne
In celebration of Earth Day this year, Carlucci in Downer’s Grove will donate a portion of sales to the Green Earth Institute, a non-profit farm in Naperville.  Additionally, Carlucci will feature an Organic Korbel Champagne or Korbellini (California first Brut Champagne made entirely with organically grown grapes and peach nectar) for $5.00 all day.

HOURS: Mon.-Thurs. 11:30 AM-9:30 PM | Fri.: 11:30 AM-10:30 PM | Sat.: 4:30 PM-10:30 PM | Sun. 4:30 PM-10:30 PM

1025 Aurora Avenue | Naperville, IL 60540 | 630.983.3000 |

Dine for Charity at Meson Sabika
Thursday, April 22
In celebration of Earth Day on Thursday, April 22,  Meson Sabika will donate 5% of the sales that day to their favorite green charity, The Green Earth Institute, an Organic non-profit farm in Naperville

HOURS: Sunday-Thursday:  11:00 AM – 11:00 PM | Bar and lounge open until 1:00 AM | Friday and Saturday: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM | Bar and lounge open until 2:00 AM

105 Hollywood Blvd | South Barrington, IL 60010 | 847.898.0500 |

The Monk Goes Green
The Lucky Monk is proud to celebrate Earth Day all year long with their green initiatives such as filtering their own water and featuring Free Bird and Dakota Farms all natural products on their menu.  Guests can enjoy these natural items such as the Short Ribs braised in red wine sauce or the Roasted Chicken rubbed with herbs and garlic.  In addition, The Lucky Monk donates thousands of pounds per month of spent grain from their on-site brewery to local Enjoy Pioneer Farm that is then used for animal feed.  More information on any of these programs is available upon request.

HOURS: Sunday-Thursday:  11:00 AM – 11:00 PM | Bar and lounge open until 1:00 AM | Friday and Saturday: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM | Bar and lounge open until 2:00 AM

1150 Willow Rd | Northbrook, IL 60062 | 847.480.2323 |
100 West Higgins Rd | South Barrington, IL 60010 | 847.844.9300 |

Bleu Water, Green Earth Fundraiser
Friday, April 23 at 7:00 PM at the South Barrington location
In celebration of Earth Day, Pinstripes Bowling, Bocce and Bistro invites guests to the Bleu Water, Green Earth Eco-Friendly fundraiser on Friday, April 23 at the South Barrington location.  The evening kicks off at 7:00 PM and will be complete with a fashion show, food, music, raffles and more.  The fashion show will showcase recycled fashions by Micky Bruski and hair and makeup will be provided by the Spa Bleu team.  All proceeds from the event will directly benefit The Alliance for the Great Lakes.

HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 11:30 AM – 11:00 PM | Friday: 11:30 AM – 12:00 AM | Saturday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 AM | Sunday: 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM | Sunday Brunch: 10:00 – 2:00 PM


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