Memorial Day is around the corner, marking the official start of summer. We’re looking forward to festival season and here are some of the ones we’re looking forward to this summer:
Do Division Annual Street Fest and Sidewalk Sale take place June 3-5, over 10-city blocks. Indulge in great food, fashion-forward styles and sales, and Family Fun Fest with live entertainment.
Got the Blues? Join us at the free Chicago Blues Festival from June 10-12 in Grant Park. Chicago is home to one of the largest blues music scenes, and the Blues Festival is the largest music festival in the city.
Go Eco-friendly at the Green Music Fest June 18-19 in Wicker Park. Enjoy all things green, such as environmentally friendly crafts, food and drink from popular neighborhood restaurants and cycle-powered electricity for the Green People Powered Bike Stage.
The 36th annual Taste of Chicago starts July 6 and runs for 4 days in Grant Park. Music and food from around the globe and local Chicago restaurants combine to create the quintessential iconic summer event.
If you didn’t get enough to eat and drink at Taste of Chicago, join the hottest movement in Chicago’s Craft Beer scene at the Chicago Craft Beer Festival July 23-24 in the Sheffield Neighborhood.
Get an iconic Chicago dog at the Chicago Hot Dog Fest at the Chicago History Museum August 5-7 on Clark Street and Lasalle Drive.
Reggae Fest is making its highly anticipated debut in Wicker Park August 13th. This authentic and family friendly festival will feature live music of various genres including reggae, Caribbean, Spanish reggae and world music. Food vendors and artisans will also be present.
These are just some of the festivals we’re looking forward to this summer. For a complete list of events, click here.