Summary List of Neighborhood Festivals This Weekend in Chicago – August 9-11

It is August in Chicago and that means lots more great weekend festivals in Chicago. From food fairs to outdoor concerts, Chicago’s summer festivals leave no neighborhood uncovered. There’s something exciting going on all season: from local music to major artists, food to jazz, art to athletics, the Windy City has got it all.  And don’t forget the Tall Ships that are in port in Chicago from August 7 to August 11

 

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August

7-11: Tall Ships | Navy Pier

 

Ginza Holiday Festival
August 9, 10, 11
Midwest Buddhist Temple, 435 W
$6 suggested donation

Chicago Korean Festival
August 10 and 11
3200 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.

Retro on Roscoe
August 10 and 11
Roscoe from Damen to Hoyne

Slow and Low Community Lowrider Festival

August 11

The Chicago Urban Art Society (CUAS) and the Chicago Lowrider Preservation Fund join forces again to present the 2012 Slow and Low Community Lowrider Festival. Check out more tha 40 expected lowriders from local car clubs at this third annual Pilsen fest.

Chicago Urban Art Society. Aug 11, 12p-7p $5, kids under six free.

Market Days
August 10 and 11
North Halsted Street, between Belmont and Addison
$8 suggested donation

Edison Park Fest
August 16, 17, 18
6730 N. Olmstead Avenue
Free

Glenwood Ave Arts Fest
Aug. 16, 17, 18
Glenwood and Morse avenues
Free

Unisono Music Festival Pilsen
August 17
18th and Paulina

Chicago Air & Water Show
August 17 and 18
North Avenue Beach
Free

Bon Appetit 2013 — Albany Park Restaurant Crawl
August 20
4736 N. Kedzie Ave.
Tickets $40 in advance, $12 for children 5-12, children under five eat free.

Taylor Street Festa Italiana
August 22, 23, 24, 25
Taylor Street between Ashland and Racine avenues
$5 suggested donation, free for kids 12 and under

Bash on Wabash
1400 S. Wabash
End of August – date not yet set
$5 suggested donation

Taste of Latin America
August 23, 24, 25
Armitage Avenue from Central Park Avenue to Avers Street

Brazil Fest Chicago
August 23, 24, 25
Logan Boulevard and Milwaukee Avenue

The Boulevard
August 23, 24, 25
Logan Boulevard and Milwaukee Avenue
$5 suggested donation

Randolph Street Outdoor Festival
August 24 and 25
1340 W. Randolph
Ticket prices vary

Food Truck Social
August 24 and 25
Kendall College parking lot, 900 N. Branch
$5 suggested donation

Bucktown Arts Fest
August 24-25
Location: Senior Citizens Memorial Park (2300 North Oakley Ave/2300 West Lyndale St.)

Taste of Greektown
August 24 and 25
Halsted and Van Buren

Taste of Polonia
August 30, 31, Sept. 1, 2
Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence
$7 suggested donation

Chicago Jazz Festival
Millennium Park
Aug. 29, 30, 31, Sept. 1
Free

Chicago Fringe Festival
August 29-September 8
Various locations in Pilsen
$10 per performance

North Coast Music Festival
August 30, 31, September 1
Union Park
$135

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 


Chicago Jazz Festival

Millennium Park
Aug. 29, 30, 31, Sept. 1
Free

Taste of Polonia
August 30, 31, Sept. 1, 2
Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence
$7 suggested donation

German American Fest
Sept. 6, 7, 8
Leland and Lincoln avenues

Festival de la Villita
September 6, 7, 8
26th Street and Kostner Avenue
Free

Roscoe Village OysterFest
Sept. 7
Damen and Roscoe
$7 suggested donation

Renegade Craft Fair
September 7 and 8
Division Street, between Damen Avenue and Paulina Street

Lakeview East Festival of the Arts
September 14 and 15
North Broadway Avenue between Belmont and Hawthorne

World Music Festival
Various locations, including Chicago Cultural Center
Sept. 12 – Sept. 22
Free

North Side Irish Fest
September 13, 14, 15
Lincoln Avenue at Irving Park Road

Riot Fest
September 13, 14, 15
Humboldt Park
Regular tickets not yet on sale, $55 three-day early bird passes are sold out

Chipotle Cultivate Fest
September 15
Lincoln Park, location TBD

Apple Fest
September 21
Lincoln Avenue, between Leland and Lawrence avenues

Logan Square Beer Festival
September 21
$45 to $55

Edgewater Fall Art Fair
September 28, 29
Granville Avenue, between North Broadway and Winthrop avenues

Oktoberfest Chicago
September 27, 28, 29
St. Alphonus Roman Catholic Church, Southport and Lincoln avenues

Randolph Street Outdoor Festival
September 28 and 29
1340 W. Randolph
Ticket prices vary

Hyde Park Jazz Festival
September 28 and 29
Throughout Hyde Park

Design Harvest
September 28 and 29
Location: Grand Ave. between Damen Ave. and Wood St.
Free

OCTOBER

Ravenswood ArtWalk Tour of Arts & Industry
October 5 and 6
Ravenswood Avenue, between Irving Park Road and Lawrence Avenue

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