Calendar of Chicago Festivals in 2019

Summer in Chicago…so much to do and so little time. From the Old Town Art Fair to Ribfest to Gay Pride Parade to concerts on Northerly Island and more; the list goes on. Here is our snapshot of a few of the many awesome parades, fairs, concerts, and food extravaganzas.

Have fun and share your favorites!

JUNE

 |  CHICAGO ALE FEST  |  Butler Field, Grant Park
1- 2  |  57TH STREET ART FAIR |  57th St, Kenwood to Woodlawn
1- 2  |  GOLD COAST ART FAIR |  Grant Park
7 – 9  | ANDERSONVILLE MIDSOMMARFEST |  Clark St., Foster to Catalpa
7 – 9  |  CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL |  Millennium Park
7 – 9  |  SPRING AWAKENING MUSIC FESTIVAL |  Poplar Creek, Hoffman Estates
8 – 9  |  WELLS STREET ART FESTIVAL |  Wells St., North to Division
8 – 9  |  OLD TOWN ART FAIR |  Old Town Triangle Historic Dist
14-15  |  RIBFEST CHICAGO |  Lincoln/Damen/Irving Park
21- 23  |  COUNTRY LAKESHAKE MUSIC FESTIVAL |  Northerly Island
22 – 23  |  RAVENSWOOD ON TAP |  Ravenswood & Berteau
22 – 23  |  CHICAGO PRIDE FEST |  Boystown, Chicago
28- 30  |  MILLENNIUM ART FESTIVAL |  Lake St. at Michigan Ave.
30  |  PRIDE PARADE |  Broadway/Halsted/Belmont

JULY

4- 6  |  WINDY CITY RIBFEST |  Laivrence & Broadway
4 – 7  |  INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LIFE |  Washington Park
5 – 7  |  WEST FEST |  Chicago Ave., Damen & Wood
10 -14  |  TASTE OF CHICAGO |  Grant Park
12 -14  |  SQUARE ROOTS FESTIVAL |  Lincoln Ave., Montrose to Wilson
12 – 14  |  IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL |  Irish American Heritage Center
12 – 14  |  WINDY CITY SMOKEOUT |  United Center Parking Lot C
13 – 14  |  ROSCOE VILLAGE BURGER FEST |  Belmont & Damen
19 – 20  |  ARTFEST MICHIGAN AVENUE |  Michigan Ave., Tribune Building
19- 21  |  PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL |  Union Park
19- 21  |  BENFEST |  2215 W. Irving Park Rd.
19 – 21  |  TASTE OF RIVER NORTH |  Kingsbury & Erie
19 – 21  |  SHEFFIELD MUSIC FESTIVAL & GARDEN WALK |  Sheffield & Webster
20 – 21  |  CHICAGO CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL |  Lincoln Ave., Addison to Roscoe
21  |  CHINATOWN SUMMER FAIR |  2200 S. Wentworth Ave.
26 – 28  |  WICKER PARK FEST |  North & Milwaukee
27 – 28  |  TASTE OF LINCOLN AVENUE |  Lincoln Ave., Fullerton to Wrightwood

AUGUST

1- 4   | LOLLAPALOOZA |  Grant Park
2 – 4  |  JEFF FEST |  Jefferson Memorial Park
10 – 12  |  GINZA HOLIDAY FEST |  435W. Menomonee St.
10  |  BUD BILLIKEN PARADE |  Marron Luther King Dr, 39th – 55th
10 – 11  |  NORTH HALSTED MARKET DAYS |  Halsted St., Belmont to Addison
16 -18  |  GLENWOOD AVENUE ARTS FEST |  Glenwood & Morse, Rogers Park
17 -18  |  CHICAGO AIR & WATER SHOW |  North Avenue Beach
23 – 25  |  TASTE OF GREEKTOWN |  Halsted & Van Buren
23 -SEPT 1  |  CHICAGO JAZZ FESTIVAL |  Millennium Park & venues throughout Chicago
30 – 31  |  NORTH COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL |  Northerly Island
31- SEPT 2  |  AFRICAN FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS |  Washington Park

SEPTEMBER

13- 15  |  RIOT FEST & CARNIVAL |  Douglas Park
14 -15  |  CHICAGO BOURBON & BARBECUE FESTIVAL |  Damen & Roscoe
21 – 22  |  SAM ADAMS LAKEVIEW TACO FEST |  Southport Ave., Addison to Roscoe
28 – 29  |  HYDE PARK JAZZ FESTIVAL |  Multiple venues throughout Hyde Park

All dates subject to change. Provided by @properties.