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African/Caribbean International Festival of Life (IFOL)

July 3-5, 2015African/Caribbean International Festival of Life (IFOL)

Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St.

Chicago, IL 60607

12 Noon-10 pm

Advance tickets $17/$25, Season pass $39, VIP $75/$100

The International Festival of Life, is a celebrating the Independence of countries of The Americas, Africa and others July 4th weekend. This is a fun-time event for live entertainment, branding, sampling, tasting and shopping with some 60,000 patrons, over the holiday weekend.

 

Windy City Ribfest in UptownCouple eating ribs at the Windy City Ribfest in Uptown

July 3-5, 2015

Uptown, 4700 N. Broadway

Chicago, IL 60640

Friday, 5-10 pm; Saturday, 12 Noon-10 pm; Sunday, 12 Noon-9 pm

FREE Admission; $5 gate donation benefits Business Partners, The Chamber for Uptown

Saucy fun is what this 7th annual fest is all about! There will tasty slabs from top Chicago and national ribbers.

 

Square Roots – Craft Brew & Music ExperienceSquare Roots Festival

July 10, 11 & 12, 2015

Lincoln Square, 4400-4560 N. Lincoln Ave.

Chicago, IL 60625

Friday, 5-10 pm; Saturday, 12 Noon-10 pm; Sunday, 12 Noon-9 pm

FREE Admission; $10 suggested donation

Renowned craft brew and music festival attracts 30,000 attendees to enjoy three nights of fun, 70 performances, 40 craft flavors and limited release brews, and more!

 

13th Annual “I Have A Vision” Community Gospel Festival“I Have A Vision” Community Gospel Festival

July 11, 2015

Bessemer Park, 8930 S. Muskegon Ave.

Chicago, IL 60617

12 Noon-10 pm

FREE Admission

The annual event will provide the community with one full day of family fun, food, games, a gospel concert and other activities – free of charge.

 

Uptown Saturday Nights

Uptown Saturday NightsJuly 11, 2015

Uptown, various locations

Chicago, IL 60640

Second Saturday, April – December, 2015

Free

This new program will bring free concerts, performances and tours to Chicago’s north side neighborhood of Uptown on the second Saturday of each month through 2015.

 

Roscoe Village Burger FestRoscoe Village Burger Fest

July 11 & 12, 2015

Roscoe Village, Belmont and Damen (2000 W. Belmont Ave.)

Chicago, IL 60618

11 am-10 pm

FREE Admission; $10 gate donation benefits the Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce

The savory patty and a rockin' music lineup are in the spotlight for Roscoe Village's 6th annual burger extravaganza.

 

Taste of Lakeview

July 11 & 12, 2015Taste of Lakeview

Lakeview, 3200 N. Lincoln Ave.

Chicago, IL 60657

Saturday, 12 Noon-10 pm; Sunday, 12 Noon-9 pm

FREE Admission; $5 suggested donation

Located in the heart of Lakeview, at 3200 N. Lincoln Avenue at Belmont, this event is the epitome of iconic Chicago neighborhoods.

 

West Fest

July 11 & 12, 2015West Fest

West Town, Chicago Ave. btwn. Damen and Paulina

Chicago, IL 60622

12 Noon-10 pm

FREE Admission; $5 suggested donation

Located in the heart of Lakeview, at 3200 N. Lincoln Avenue at Belmont, this event is the epitome of iconic Chicago neighborhoods.

 

Pitchfork Music Festival

July 17-19, 2015

Pitchfork Music FestivalUnion Park, Ashland Ave. and Lake St.

Chicago, IL 60607

Friday, 3-10 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 12 Noon-10 pm

$65/day or $150/three-day

Three days each summer in Chicago’s Union Park, the internationally recognized Pitchfork Music Festival presents over 40 bands, highlighting the best in new and emerging music.

 

Taste of River NorthTaste of River North

July 17-19, 2015

River North, Kingsbury St. and Erie St.

Chicago, IL 60654

Friday, 5-10 pm; Saturday, 12 Noon-10 pm; Sunday, 11 am-8 pm

Free Admission; $5 suggested donation

Now in its 14th season, the Taste of River North will feature River North’s best collection of restaurants and chefs in a party-like atmosphere – along the picturesque riverfront setting of beautiful Ward Park.

 

The 5th Annual Taste of WVONThe 5th Annual Taste of WVON

July 18, 2015

Lorraine Dixon Park, 87th St. and Dauphin (Ingleside)

Chicago, IL 60619

10 am-8 pm

FREE Admission

WVON 1690AM presents it’s Fifth Annual Taste of WVON – a fun-filled day-long festival featuring great food, merchants, a children’s pavilion, and live entertainment for the whole family! Admission is free.

 

Chicago Craft Beer FestivalChicago Craft Beer Festival

July 18 & 19, 2015

2200 N. Sheffield Ave.

Chicago, IL 60614

12 Noon-10 pm

Daily tasting passes from $40-45

More than 100 specialty microbrews from Chicago, the region and the nation will be showcased at this fourth annual beer lover's paradise in the Lincoln Park/DePaul neighborhood.

 

El Gran Festival ColombianoEl Gran Festival Colombiano

July 18 & 19, 2015

Jefferson Park, Copernicus Center

5216 W. Lawrence Ave.

Chicago, IL 60630

12 Noon-10:30 pm

$10, Kids 12 under free with paid adult admission

El Gran Festival Colombiano is an annual two-day family event showcasing amazing aspects of Colombian culture, including live entertainment, delicious food offerings, family activities, and creative arts and crafts.

 

Sheffield Music Festival & Garden WalkSheffield Music Festival & Garden Walk

July 18 & 19, 2015

2200 N. Sheffield (at Webster)

Chicago, IL 60614

12 Noon-10 pm

FREE Admission; $7-10 tour donations benefit the Sheffield Neighborhood Association

More than 80 of the neighborhood's lush residential gardens will be open for the public to explore at this iconic event that is celebrating its 47th year in 2015.

 

Chinatown Summer FairChinatown Summer Fair

July 19, 2015

2200 S. Wentworth (at Cermak Rd.)

Chicago, IL 60616

10 am-8 pm

FREE Admission

This iconic and popular annual celebration of Far East Culture returns for its 37th festive year. It features the Dragon & Lion Dance Procession, artisans, plenty of great cuisine, activities for families and children, and more.

 

Taste of Lincoln AvenueTaste of Lincoln Avenue

July 25 & 26, 2015

Lincoln Ave. and Fullerton Ave.

Chicago, IL 60614

12 Noon-10 pm

FREE Admission; $8 gate donation benefits the Wrightwood Neighbors Association

One of the city's most iconic summer street happenings celebrates its 32nd year in 2015. The sprawling fest takes place over several city blocks in the heart of Lincoln Park.

 

Wicker Park FestWicker Park Fest

July 25 & 26, 2015

Milwaukee Ave. btwn. North Ave. and Paulina St.

Chicago, IL 60647

12 Noon-10 pm

FREE Admission; $5 suggested donation

The festival described as the “best street fest” by Chicago magazine and one of the Top 10 summer festivals by Chicago Tribune returns for a 12th consecutive year to the Milwaukee Avenue corridor.