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Belmont-Sheffield Music FestLakeviewMay 26-27 Map
Randolph St. MarketNear West SideMay 26-27 Map
Maifest ChicagoLincoln SquareMay 31-June 3Map
Chicago Gospel Music FestivalLoopJune 1-2Map
Chicago Ale FestLoopJune 1-2Map
Lincoln Park Greek FestLincoln ParkJune 1-3Map
Taste of MexicoLittle VillageJune 1-3Map
Do Division Street FestWicker ParkJune 1-3Map
WingOut ChicagoOld TownJune 2-3Map
57th Street Art FairHyde ParkJune 2-3Map
Hyde Park Brew FestHyde ParkJune 2-3Map
Summer Concert SeriesLincoln SquareJune 7-Aug. 30Map
Andersonville MidsommarfestAndersonvilleJune 8-10Map
Chicago Blues FestivalLoopJune 8-10Map
Spring AwakeningUniversity VillageJune 8-10Map
Ribfest ChicagoNorth CenterJune 8-10Map
Bolingbrook Burgers, Brews & Blues FestBolingbrookJune 9-10Map
Wells Street Art FestivalOld TownJune 9-10Map
Old Town Art FairOld TownJune 9-10Map
Promenade of ArtArlington HeightsJune 9-10Map
Pilsen Food Truck SocialPilsenJune 9-10Map
Grant Park Music FestivalLoopJune 13-Aug. 18Map
The Scottish Festival & Highland GamesItascaJune 15-16Map
Craft Brews at the ZooLincoln ParkJune 15-16Map
Taste of Randolph StreetWest TownJune 15-17Map
Oakley Ave. Festa Pasta VinoLower West SideJune 15-17Map
Chicago Pride FestLakeviewJune 16-17Map
Gold Coast Art Fair at Grant ParkLoopJune 16-17Map
Old Canal Days Craft and Art FairLockportJune 16-17Map
Custer FairEvanstonJune 16-17Map
Millennium Park Summer Music SeriesMillenium ParkJune 18-Aug. 16Map
Make Music ChicagoChicagoJune 21Various locations
World’s Largest Block PartyWest Loop GateJune 22-23Map
Country Lake ShakeMuseum CampusJune 22-24Map
Logan Square Arts FestivalLogan SquareJune 22-24Map
RuidofestUniversity VillageJune 22-24Map
Strawberry FestivalLong GroveJune 22-24Map
Back Lot BashChicagoJune 22-24Various locations
Craft Beer FestivalLisleJune 23Map
Mamby on the BeachOaklandJune 23-24Map
Ravenswood on TapNorth CenterJune 23-24Map
The Art Center Highland Park Festival of Fine ArtsHighland ParkJune 23-24Map
Evanston Chamber Artisan SummerFestEvanstonJune 23-24Map
Chicago Food Truck FestSouth LoopJune 23-24Map
Chi-Town Hot Sauce ExpoBridgeviewJune 23-24Map
Chicago Pride ParadeUptown / Lakeview / Lincoln ParkJune 24Map
Chicago Summer DanceChicagoJune 28-Aug. 25Various locations
Windy City RibfestUptownJune 29-July 1Map
Eyes to the SkiesLisleJune 29-July 1Map
Frontier Days FestivalArlington HeightsJune 29-July 4Map
Chicago Vegandale Food and Drink FestLoopJune 30Map
Chicago Botanic Garden Art FestivalGlencoeJune 30-July 1Map
Exchange Club of Naperville RibfestNapervilleJuly 4-7Map
African/Caribbean International Festival of LifeWest TownJuly 6-8Map
Millennium Art FestivalLoopJuly 6-8Map
West FestUkrainian VillageJuly 6-8Map
Irish American Heritage FestivalMayfairJuly 6-8Map
Chosen Few DJs Picnic & Music FestivalWoodlawnJuly 7Map
Live on LincolnLakeviewJuly 7-8Map
Taste of ChicagoLoopJuly 11-15Map
Taste of Park RidgePark RidgeJuly 12-14Map
Windy City SmokeoutFulton River DistrictJuly 13-15Map
Square Roots FestivalLincoln SquareJuly 13-15Map
Bastille Day ChicagoRavenswoodJuly 14Map
Southport Art & Music FestLakeviewJuly 14-15Map
Roscoe Village Burger FestRoscoe VillageJuly 14-15Map
Dearborn Garden WalkGold CoastJuly 15Map
Chinatown Summer FairChinatownJuly 15Map
Kane County FairSt. CharlesJuly 18-22Map
Pitchfork Music FestivalWest TownJuly 20-22Map
Colombian FestHermosaJuly 20-22Map
Taste of River NorthRiver NorthJuly 20-22Map
Artfest Michigan AvenueNear North SideJuly 20-22Map
Forest Park Music FestForest ParkJuly 20-22Map
Ben FestNorth CenterJuly 20-22Map
Tacos y Tamales FestivalPilsenJuly 20-22Map
Chicago Whiskey & Wine Beach FestivalUptownJuly 21Map
Sheffield Music Festival & Garden WalkLincoln ParkJuly 21-22Map
Chicago Craft Beer FestivalLincoln ParkJuly 21-22Map
North Shore Festival of the ArtsSkokieJuly 21-22Map
DuPage County FairWheatonJuly 25-29Map
Lake County FairGrayslakeJuly 25-29Map
Proud American DaysNew LenoxJuly 26-29Map
Wicker Park FestWicker ParkJuly 27-29Map
Andersonville Sidewalk SaleAndersonvilleJuly 27-29Map
Chicago Margarita FestivalNear North SideJuly 28-29Map
Taste of Lincoln AvenueLincoln ParkJuly 28-29Map
Glencoe Festival of ArtGlencoeJuly 28-29Map
South Loop Beer & Cider FestSouth LoopJuly 28Map
Bloody Mary FestHighwoodJuly 29Map
LollapaloozaLoopAug. 2-5Map
Little Italy Fest-WestAddisonAug. 2-5Map
Jeff FestJefferson ParkAug. 3-5Map
Destination Asia FestivalLisleAug. 3-5Map
Rogers Pork Barbecue, Arts & Music FestivalRogers ParkAug. 4Map
Edge FestEdgewaterAug. 4-5Map
Art at the GlenGlenviewAug. 4-5Map
Chicago Brewing District's Dancing in the StreetsWest TownAug. 4-5Map
Chicago Hot Dog FestLincoln ParkAug. 10-12Map
Ginza Holiday FestivalLincoln ParkAug. 10-12Map
Retro on RoscoeRoscoe VillageAug. 10-12Map
Festival CubanoBelmont CraginAug. 10-12Map
Bud Billiken ParadeBronzevilleAug. 11Map
Northalsted Market DaysLakeviewAug. 11-12Map
Lincolnshire Art FestivalLincolnshireAug. 11-12Map
Near North Food Truck SocialNear NorthAug. 11-12Map
Slow & Low Chicago Lowrider FestivalPilsenAug. 12Map
Taste of AndersonvilleAndersonvilleAug. 15Map
Clark After DarkNear North SideAug. 16Map
Edison Park FestEdison ParkAug. 17-19Map
Glenwood Avenue Arts FestRogers ParkAug. 17-19Map
Evanston Art & Big Fork FestivalEvanstonAug. 17-19Map
Chicago Air and Water ShowNear North SideAug. 18-19Map
Ukranian Days FestivalWest TownAug. 18-19Map
Windy City West Indian CarnivalHyde ParkAug. 18Map
Oak Park Micro Brew ReviewOak ParkAug. 18Map
Sangria FestivalWest TownAug. 18-19Map
Pilsen FestPilsenAug. 18-19Map
Vintage DaysLong GroveAug. 18-19Map
South Shore Summer FestSouth ShoreAug. 19Map
Will County FairPeotoneAug. 22-26Map
Taste of GreektownGreektownAug. 24-26Map
Logan Square Food Truck SocialLogan SquareAug. 24-26Map
Skokie Backlot BashSkokieAug. 24-26Map
Port Clinton Art FestivalHighland ParkAug. 25-26Map
Bucktown Art FestBucktownAug. 25-26Map
Chicago Jazz FestivalLoopAug. 30-Sept. 2Map
Chicago Fringe FestivalJefferson ParkAug. 30-Sept. 3Map
NorthCoast Music FestivalWest TownAug. 31-Sept. 2Map
Great American Lobster FestNear North SideAug. 31-Sept. 2Map
African Festival of the ArtsWashington ParkAug. 31-Sept. 3Map
Taste of PoloniaJefferson ParkAug. 31-Sept. 3Map
Fine Art Festival at Oakbrook CenterFine Art FestivalSept. 1-2Map
Deer Park Art ShowDeer ParkSept. 1-2Map
Cider & Sliders FestivalLakeviewSept. 1-2Map
Frankfort Fall FestFrankfortSept. 1-3Map
Irish DaysLong GroveSept. 1-3Map
Windy City Wine FestivalLoopSept. 7Map
Throwback Music FestGladstone ParkSept. 7-9Map
Festival de La VillitaLittle VillageSept. 7-9Map
German American OktoberfestLincoln SquareSept. 7-9Map
Renegade Craft FairWicker ParkSept. 8-9Map
World Music FestivalChicagoSept. 7-23Various Locations
Chicago Bourbon & Barbecue FestivalRoscoe VillageSept. 8-9Map
Lakeview East Festival of the ArtsEast LakeviewSept. 8-9Map
Streets Alive!EvanstonSept. 9Map
Chicago Turkish FestivalLoopSept. 13-15Map
Riot FestDouglas ParkSept. 14-16Map
Fulton Market Harvest FestWest TownSept. 14-16Map
Independence Park Beer FestIrving ParkSept. 15Map
Sam Adams Lakeview Taco FestLakeviewSept. 15-16Map
Ravenswood ArtwalkRavenswoodSept. 15-16Map
Printers’ Row Art FestPrinters’ RowSept. 15-16Map
Apple FestLong GroveSept. 21-23Map
Creative Youth FestivalLoopSept. 22Map
Oktoberfest ChicagoLakeviewSept. 28-30Map
Chicago GourmetLoopSept. 28-30Map
Hyde Park Jazz FestivalHyde ParkSept. 29-30Map
Edgewater Arts FestivalEdgewaterSept. 29-30Map
The Highwood Starving Artists ShowHighwoodSept. 29-30Map