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Wicker Park Fest 2017 in Chicago


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Wicker Park

FEST: Wicker Park Fest

WHEN: July 29-30

WHERE: Wicker Park

SCENE: One of Chicago’s most popular street festivals, Wicker Park Fest attracts music lovers with more than 40 bands performing on three different stages. The eclectic neighborhood is celebrated with great local food, arts and crafts vendors, and a kids’ area for little hipsters.

Wicker Park (soundtrack)

Wicker Park (soundtrack) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


The annual Wicker Park Fest 2017 offers local artists, local bands and local restaurants!  Wicker Park Fest Kids runs from noon to 6 PM in the Walgreens parking lot at Milwaukee and Wolcott with cutting edge local and national acts entertaining in a jam-packed weekend. There will be three stages of live bands and DJs, from all across the musical spectrum this Saturday and Sunday. On both days music begins at 2:20 PM on the North Stage. There’s something for everyone; including plenty of activites for the kids!




Wicker Park Fest brings cutting-edge local and national acts to three stages on Milwaukee Ave. from North Ave. to Paulina St. Go early for the best shopping and the calmest crowd. Donation




Selected Food Vendors:


Dimo’s Pizza




Jerk 312


Cheesie’s Pub & Grill


Goddess & Grocer


Mondo Meatball


Kanela Breakfast Club


Suzie’s Fun Foods


The Smoke Daddy


Enso Sushi & Bar


Beat Kitchen


Marian’s Sweet Tooth


Center Stage

Wood & Milwaukee


South Stage

Paulina & Milwaukee



North Stage

North Ave & Milwaukee

Center Stage

Wood & Milwaukee












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Taste of Lincoln Avenue 2017 in Chicago

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Make plans to attend The Taste of Lincoln Avenue

Dates: July 29th Saturday – July 30th Sunday Time: Noon to 10:00pm Location: North Lincoln Avenue between Fullerton & Wrightwood, MAP

$10 at the Gates for All Day Entry

*Wrightwood Neighbors Association Donates the Gate Entry Back to the Community


There’s plenty of food, beer and wine with a plethora of arts & craft vendors. The “Lill Street Craft Fair”  will showcase art from Noon-dusk each day.

Vendor List from 2015

-El Campeon
-College Corn
-Fiesta Mexicana Restaurant
-Gaby’s Pizza and Grill
-Genoa Italian
-Greek Delights
-Home Bakery
-LA Cebollita Grill
-Lee Concessions
-My Sweet Station INC
-New England Seafood Company
-Nicholas Quality Meats
-Paulina Market
-Quang Noodle
-The Wurst Haus
-Toppers Pizza
-Blackhawk BBQ & Seafood

Beneficiary – Wrightwood Neighbors Association

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$10 gate donation benefits the Wrightwood Neighbors Association

Taylor Street Italian Festival 2012

Visit or call 773.868.3010 for more information.

Art in Chicago

Art in Chicago

In addition to the Lill Street Craft Fair, the fest features more than 100 merchant, community group and food/drink booths.
The always-popular Kids’ Carnival  will be again be held each afternoon on Altgeld between Lincoln and Halsted (a separate free entrance is on Halsted). This jamboree for youngsters and families features stage entertainment, inflatables, art activities, a petting zoo, pony rides and more.
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Beneficiary – Wrightwood Neighbors Association
The Wrightwood Neighbors Association (WNA) is constantly involved in many issues that directly impact life in the community.  WNA works with aldermen and City agencies to help provide residents with the services possible, and to make sure that Wrightwood remains a nice place to work, live and play.
Fullerton Stage Entertainment
Altgeld Stage
Montana Stage
Capacity Bar Group Wrightwood Stage
Kids Carnival

Take the kids to the carnival at Taste of Lincoln Avenue!  The activities take place on Altgeld Street, between Lincoln and Halsted (enter on Halsted Street).  Join all the fun, including giant slide, arts & crafts, balloons, pony rides, face painting, game, puppets and a great entertainment stage for kids of all ages!

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