Air Carnival at Chicago’s Airports


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This summer, passengers at Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway Airports will be treated to an “Air Carnival” with games, prizes, puppet shows, crafts, face painting and other activities.

The festivities have already begun at Midway Airport and coming up on Tuesday, June 16 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. will be an opportunity to make key chains for Father’s Day (at Viva’s Hallmark) and on Friday Friday, June 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., temporary tattoos will be offered (at Kidsworks in the Midway Boulevard food court).

On Tuesday, June 30 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. kids will be able to make Fourth of July hats at Relay, Concourse B near Gate B8.

During July, cookie-making and face painting, zoo animals, an introduction to musical instruments and puppet shows are on the agenda with all-day carnivals scheduled for July 30 and 31.

Here’s a link to the full schedule of activities for Midway Airport’s Air Carnival.

The schedule is still being developed at O’Hare International Airport, but at the end of July (on the 28th and 29th) the carnival in Terminal 2 will include stilt walkers, pinball games, video dance, airbrush tattoos, puppet shows, games, prizes and more.

All the activities are free.

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