August Neighborhood Festivals

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Jeff FestJeff Fest

August 4-6, 2017

Jefferson Memorial Park, 4820 N. Millwaukee Ave.

Chicago, IL 60630

Friday, 6-10pm, Saturday, 2-10pm, Sunday, 2-8pm

FREE Admission; $5 suggested donation benefits the Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce

The northwest side's cozy Jefferson Park neighborhood throws its 17th annual community party with plenty of food, music, arts/crafts and activities for kids.


Morgan Park House & Soul Music FestivalMorgan Park House & Soul Music Festival

August 5, 2017

Ada Park, 11250 S. Ada St.

Chicago, IL 60643


FREE Admission

The Morgan Park Roots House & Soul Music Festival is a free community event designed to promote Peace, Love & Unity.


Edge FestEdge Fest

August 5-6, 2017

Broadway St. at Thorndale Ave.

Chicago, IL 60660

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

FREE Admission; $10 suggested donation

Chicago’s historic Edgewater neighborhood will become a celebration of all things North Side as flavorful cuisine, award-winning entertainment, and family fun take center stage during Edge Fest.


62nd Annual Ginza Holiday FestivalGinza Holiday Festival

August 11-13, 2017

435 W. Menomonee St.

Chicago, IL 60614

A benefit donation of $5. Children under 12 will be admitted FREE when accompanied by an adult.

Friday, 5:30-9pm, Saturday, 11:30am-8:30pm, Sunday, 11:30am-4:30pm

A large Japanese festival featuring stage performances, master craftspersons from Japan, merchandise, Japanese cultural displays and food.


Chicago Hot Dog FestChicago Hot Dog Fest

August 11-13, 2017

1701 N. Stockton Dr.

Chicago, IL 60614

FREE Admission; $5 suggested donation


Take a bite out of Chicago history at the fifth annual Chicago Hot Dog Fest, presented by the Chicago History Museum. The Fest returns to Lincoln Park this August to include a full lineup of bands, hot dog history speakers and the star of the event - Vienna Beef hot dogs prepared in various regional and ethnic styles by the city’s top hot dog vendors.


Retro on RoscoeRetro on Roscoe

August 11-13, 2017

2000 W. Roscoe St. (Roscoe at Damen)

Chicago, IL 60657

FREE Admission; $10 suggested donation

Friday, 5:30-9pm, Saturday & Sunday, 12-10pm

Chicagoans looking for a blast from the past don’t need to look further than the 21st annual Retro on Roscoe festival. Go back in time with music enthusiasts, families, and gearheads for a back in the day weekend


Festa ItalianaFesta Italiana

August 18-20, 2017

Taylor St. and Ashland Ave.

Chicago, IL 60607

Friday, 5-11pm, Saturday, 12-11pm, Sunday, 12-10pm

FREE Admission; $10 suggested donation

Longtime family-owned restaurants and neighborhood newcomers will serve up some of the best food in the city.


Glenwood Avenue Arts FestCrowd shot of the Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest

August 19-20, 2017

Glenwood and Morse Avenues

Chicago, IL 60626


FREE Admission

Experience art of all disciplines, music, theater, food and drink on the cobblestone streets of the Glenwood Avenue Arts District in Chicago’s historic Rogers Park neighborhood.


Sangria FestSangria Fest

August 20, 2017

Humboldt Park, 3015 W. Division St.

Chicago, IL 60622


Admission: $35-$55

Sangria Festival returns August 20th to historic Humboldt Park for another summer day dedicated to the internationally-beloved fruit drink and its Spanish origins.


Logan Square Food Truck SocialLogan Square Food Truck Social

August 25-27, 2017

Humboldt Blvd. btwn. Armitage Ave. & Bloomingdale Ave.

Chicago, IL 60647

Friday, 5-10pm, Saturday & Sunday, 11am-10pm

FREE Admission

The Food Truck Social brand returns August 25-27 to Logan Square for the second consecutive year. This year’s event promises more of the best mobile eats paired with cold beer and great live music.


Taste of GreektownTaste of Greektown

August 25-27, 2017

Greektown, 400 S. Halsted St.

Chicago, IL 60607

Friday, 4-11pm, Saturday & Sunday, 12-11pm

FREE Admission

Hellenic pride will take center stage when this iconic culinary fest in Chicago's West Loop returns for its 28th year. Food and spirits from neighborhood eateries will again be the main attraction.


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