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Ribfest Chicago

Lincoln & Leland, in Lincoln Square May 31st – June 3rd

At Lincoln/Irving Park/Damen June 8th-10th

Expect the same food, fun, entertainment and Kick off the summer with this event—averaging cultural activities that make this festival one of 50,000 pounds of pork, ! the city’s favorites!

Wine Riot Union Station June 1st and 2nd

Printers Row Lit Fest

Printers Row—Dearborn & Congress area June 9th and 10th

Considered the largest free outdoor literary event Enjoy 250 wines from across the globe. The event in the Midwest, with more than 125,000 book includes interactive booths and crash courses lovers participating. loaded with tips for taking over the wine world!

Do-Division Street Fest Ashland & Division, in Wicker Park June 1st-3rd

Grant Park Music Fest

Millennium Park—at Jay Pritzker Pavilion June 13th – August 18th

The nation’s only free, outdoor music series, the $5 donations encouraged. Entertainment in- festival brings music education to young people cludes: live bands and DJs, fun for the kids with from across the city. arts and crafts, as well as a great sidewalk sale!

Sausagefest Chicago Sheffield Ave. (Next to Wrigley) June 2nd and 3rd

Green Music Fest

On Damen, north of Schiller June 23rd and 24th

$5 suggested donation. Aiming to connect ecoLive entertainment and a variety of meats! Pro- conscious Chicagoans with environmentallyceeds benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation. sustainable companies/products/ideas/services.

57th Street Art Fair

Craft Beer Fest at St. Mike’s


1633 N Cleveland, in Old Town June 29th – July 1st

Street, between Kenwood & Kimbark June 2nd and 3rd

Come support local artists at this free art fair! Enjoy great music, food, beer, arts and crafts. Meet the amazing artists and check out a wide Among featured beers, there will be local vendors variety of artwork – this is a one of a kind event! from around the Midwest.

Chicago Blues Fest

Wavefront Beachside Music Fest

Grant Park June 8th-10th

Montrose Beach June 30th – July 1st

Grammy award-winning singer Marvis Staples Tickets rang from $49 to $199, depending on the headlines the 29th annual Chicago Blues Festi- package. Visit val! Visit for up- for all the information you’ll need. dates and a complete lineup.


The Endless Summer  

In search of the perfect summer