Although the temperatures may not feel like it, this weekend officially kicks off summer festival season in Chicago. Neighborhood festivals are one of my favorite things about summer in Chicago and I have rounded up a list of some of my favorites for you today.
Here is a list of some of my favorite ones:
Mayfest – Lakeview, 3100 N. Ashland
May 20-22, Friday, 5-10pm; Saturday/Sunday, 10am-10pm
Do Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale – West Town, 2000-2200 W. Division St.
June 3-5, Friday, 5-10pm; Saturday/Sunday, 12pm-10pm
Andersonville Midsommarfest – Andersonville, 5200-5500 N. Clark St.
June 10-12, Friday, 5-10pm; Saturday/Sunday, 11am-10pm
Wells Street Art Festival – Old Town, 1200-1600 N. Wells St.
June 11-12, 10am-10pm
Taste of Randolph – West Loop, 900-1200 W. Randolph
June 17-19, Friday, 5-10pm; Saturday/Sunday, 12pm-10pm
Roscoe Village Burger Fest – Roscoe Village, 2800-3000 N. Clybourn
July 9-10, 11am-10pm
Taste of River North – River North, Kingsbury St. and Erie St.
July 22-24, Friday, 5-10pm; Saturday, 12pm-10pm; Sunday, 11am-8pm
Taste of Lincoln Ave – Lincoln Park, Lincoln Ave. and Fullerton Ave.
August 6-7, 12pm-10pm
Wrigleyville Summerfest – Wrigleyville, 3550 N. Seminary
August 6-7, Saturday, 12pm-10pm; Sunday 11am-9pm
Lakeview Taco Fest – Lakeview, 3400-3500 N. Southport
September 17-18, Saturday, 11am-10pm; Sunday 11am-9pm
Oktoberfest – Lakeview, 1420 W. Wellington
September 23-25, Friday, 5-10pm; Saturday, 11am-10pm; Sunday, 11am-7pm