Chicago's Best Summer Festivals
Get into the spirit of Chicago at exciting summer festivals that celebrate the music, food, art and culture of the Windy City’s eclectic neighborhoods. Whether you want to dance in the street or dig into some saucy ribs, Chicago boasts incredible festivals this summer, including:
· Chicago Blues Festival (June 6 -9)
· Lincoln Park Arts and Music Festival (June 29 -30)
· Chicago Summerfest (June 29 – 30)
· Taste of Chicago (July 10 – 14)
· Taste of Lincoln Avenue (July 27 – 28)
· Lollapalooza (August 2 - 4)
· Wrigleyville Summerfest (August 3 - 4)
One of the coolest festivals in Chicago, Lincoln Park Arts & Music Festival features exciting live music, unique artisans, and delicious foods from Lincoln Park restaurants. Celebrate the event's 5th anniversary with awesome food, drinks, music and over 80 artists selling arts and crafts in the heart of the Lincoln Park/DePaul neighborhood.
Steps from the Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago Summerfest is a music utopia in the Lincoln Park neighborhood with amazing live music, local food, beverages and vendors selling everything from t-shirts to art. Throw down a blanket on the grassy oasis and rock the night away to the hottest artists and bands.
If you love music, Lollapalooza in Chicago is the hottest event of the summer. Coming back to Chicago in 2005, this destination festival will feature 100 artists on eight stages for three days of thrilling music and sonic drama. Held in Grant Park, Lollapalooza will feature Mumford & Sons, The Killers, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend and Postal Service.One of the city's most popular summer celebrations, Taste of Lincoln Avenue is celebrating its 30th in 2013. This Chicago street festival takes over six blocks in Lincoln Park, and features 250 vendors and over 40 music acts on four stages - from blues and country to rock and folk.