Chicago Festivals 2013

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Chicago has more that 400 neighborhood festivals and parades during the Summer.

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May 2013.

  • Cinco de Mayo Festival, Pilsen, May 3-5
  • Tap Beer Festival, Bucktown May 4-5
  • Polish Fest, May 4 and 5, Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence Ave.
  • Mayfest, May 17-19, Lakeview,, Ashland and Barry
  • Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival, May 25-26, Lakeview, Sheffield/Belmont
  • Bike the Drive, May 26, Lake Shore Drive
  • Link to more fests and Memorial Day Weekend events
  • Maifest Chicago, May 30-June 2, Lincoln Square, Lincoln & Leland
  • Do-Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale: May 31-June 2, West Town

June 2013.

  • Maifest Chicago, through June 2, Lincoln Square, Lincoln & Leland
  • Do-Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale: May 31-June 2, West Town
  • 57th Street Art Fair: June 1-2, Hyde Park
  • Lincoln Avenue Live, June 1-2, Lincoln Avenue between Webster and Belden
  • Pivot Multi-Arts Festival, June 6-22, Uptown and Edgewater
  • Ribfest Chicago: June 7-9, North Center
  • Andersonville Midsommarfest: June 7-9, Andersonville
  • Old Town Art Fair, June 8 & 9, Old Town
  • Wells Street Art Festival: June 8 & 9, Old Town
  • Printers Row Lit Fest, June 8-9, Printers Row neighborhood, Dearborn and Polk Streets
  • Puerto Rican Festival, June 12-16
  • Taste of Randolph Street: June 14-16, West Loop
  • Puerto Rican Parade, June 15
  • SausageFest Chicago, June 15 & 16, Sheffield & Addison
  • Chicago Pride Fest: June 21-23, Lakeview
  • Chicago Craft Beer Festival, June 21-23, St. Michael in Old Town (1633 N. Cleveland Ave.)
  • Chicago Green Music Fest: June 22 & 23, Wicker Park
  • Old St. Pat’s World’s Largest Block Party: June 28 & 29, West Loop
  • L.A.T.E. Ride, Saturday night/Sunday morning; June 29/30, Buckingham Fountain (500 S Columbus Dr)
  • Summer on Southport, June 29 & 30, Southport at Waveland
  • Chicago Country Fest, June 29 & 30, Clark at Armitage
  • Gold Coast Art Fair: June 29 & 30, Grant Park
  • Gay Pride Parade: June 30, Lakeview

July 2013.

  • International Festival of Life: July 4-7, Union Park
  • Fourth of July Fireworks, July 4, Navy Pier
  • Windy City RibFest: July 5-7, Uptown
  • Wavefront Music Festival, July 5,6, & 7, Montrose Beach
  • Taste of Lakeview, July 6 & 7, Lincoln at Belmont
  • Rock Around the Block: July 6 &7, Lakeview
  • Square Roots: July 12-14, Lincoln Square
  • Irish American Heritage Festival: July 12-14, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox
  • Windy City Smokeout, July 12-14, River North, Hubbard and Rush Streets
  • West Fest: July 13 & 14, West Town
  • Roscoe Village Burger Fest, July 13 & 14, Belmont and Damen
  • Chinatown Dragon Boat Races, July 13, Ping Tom Memorial Park
  • Green City Market Chefs’ BBQ Benefit, July 18, Lincoln Park
  • Pitchfork: July 19-21, Union Park
  • Taste of River North: July 19-21, River North
  • Hyde Park Music Festival, July 20-21, Hyde Park
  • Chinatown Summer Fair: July 21, Chinatown
  • Sheffield Garden Walk & Festival: July 21-22, Lincoln Park
  • Fiesta del Sol: July 25-28, Pilsen on Cermak between Morgan and Ashland
  • Wicker Park Fest: July 27 & 28, Wicker Park
  • Taste of Lincoln Avenue: July 27 & 28, Lincoln Park

August 2013

  • Uptown Lakefront Carnival, August 1-4, Montrose Harbor
  • Edge Fest: August 3 & 4, Edgewater
  • Wrigleyville Summerfest: August 3 & 4, Lakeview
  • Ginza Holiday, August 9-August 11, midwest Buddhist Temple
  • Retro on Roscoe, August 10 & 11, Roscoe Village
  • Northalsted Market Days: August 10 & 11, Lakeview
  • Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest: August 16-18, Rogers Park
  • The Boulevard, August 23-25,  Kedzie and Logan Boulevards and Milwaukee Avenue
  • The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival, August 23-September 2
  • Bucktown Arts Fest: August 24 and 25, Bucktown
  • North Coast Music Fest, August 30-September 1, Union Park
  • Taste of Polonia, August 30 to September 2, Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence Ave.

September 2013

  • North Coast Music Fest, August 30-September 1, Union Park
  • Taste of Polonia, August 30 to September 2, Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence Ave.
  • The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival, August 23-September 2
  • North Side Irish Fest, September 13-15,  Lincoln Ave. at Irving Park
  • Riot Fest, September 13-15, Humboldt Park, 1440 N. Sacramento Ave.
  • Hyde Park Jazz Festival, September 28 & 29, Hyde Park
  • Oktoberfest listings will appear in a separate post after Labor Day

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ http://www.vino-con-vista.com

 

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