Chicago Hot Dog Fest 2016

August 7, 2016 | 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Now in its fourth year, the Chicago Hot Dog Fest features a wide variety of Vienna Beef hot dog offerings from the city’s top vendors. Purchase food and beverages with Dog Dollars, available in advance online and also on-site.

Enjoy live music throughout the weekend, capping off with headliners American English, JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, and Catfight. A Speakers’ Stage features enlightening lectures by the city’s top hot dog historians and restaurateurs on the history of Chicago’s favorite food. A creative Kids’ Area keeps little ones entertained, while a Pup Tent welcomes man’s best friend, rounding out a full smorgasbord of activities!

Find out more at
  • Location

    Chicago History Museum
    Clark & LaSalle
    Chicago, IL 60614
  • Fees/Admission

    Free - Festival gate donations benefit the Museum and help us to share Chicago's stories.
  • RSVP


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