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2018 Lincoln Park Summer Festival Guide

Posted on March 30, 2018

Spend those sunny Chicago summer days strolling through the neighborhood and experiencing the best that Lincoln Park has to offer. From beer and wine festivals to family-friendly fairs and shows, summer in Lincoln Park truly is the most FESTive season.


Lincoln Park Uncorked: An Armitage – Halsted Wine Stroll
Stroll through one of Chicago’s most famous and historic shopping districts in the heart of Lincoln Park while enjoying red and white wine samples paired with in-store specials and small bites.
Tickets here
Thursday, May 10
Armitage to Halsted

Lincoln Park Wine Fest
With over 90 wines available for tasting, a live-music lineup, food-wine pairings, fine artists, and the products/services of wine-related vendors, there’s something for every palate at the Lincoln Park Wine Fest. Tickets include 12 wine tastings with each purchase.
Tickets here
Saturday, May 19 – Sunday, May 20
Jonquil Park

Lincoln Park Greek Fest
This annual cultural celebration at St. George Greek Orthodox Church will bring the aromas, sounds, tastes, and traditions of Greece, as well as and “filoxenia” (Greek hospitality and generosity of spirit), to Chicagoans this June!
Friday, June 1 – Sunday, June 3
Sheffield (between Diversey and Schubert)

Old Town Art Fair
Did you know the Old Town Art Fair has been voted America’s #1 Art Fair for the second year in a row? There will be 250 nationally acclaimed artists, a Garden Walk, Live Music, Food Court and Children’s Corner.
Saturday, June 9 – Sunday, June 10
Lincoln and Wisconsin

Wells Street Art Festival
The Wells Street Art Festival has it all: artist booths with over 225 artists, entertainment, a children’s play area, and food and drink from Old Town restaurants- all in a prime Old Town location.
Saturday, June 9 – Sunday, June 10
Wells and North

Cravings on Clark
Food lovers of all shapes and sizes get your forks, knives, and spoons ready because you won’t be able to resist the savory and sweet dishes at the fifth annual Cravings on Clark restaurant crawl.
Wednesday, June 13
Clark Street between Diversey and Fullerton

Art on Clark Kick-Off Party
Celebrate summer and the return of Lincoln Park’s annual public art program, Art on Clark, with a special opening night party. Join us for a night of art, celebration, and fun in Lincoln Park.
Tuesday, July 17
Clark Street between Diversey and Armitage

Sheffield Garden Walk and Music Festival
This Chicago staple will feature self-guided tours of more than 80 Gardens, guided Architectural Tours, food and drink, activities for children at the Kid’s Corner, and live musical entertainment.
Saturday, July 21 – Sunday, July 22
Sheffield and Webster

Chicago Craft Beer Festival
Chicagoan brew-aficionados will love the 7th annual Craft Beer Fest. Tickets include access to the tasting area from 11:30am to 4:30pm, 15 samples of specialty beers, a souvenir tasting glass, live music, and more.
Tickets here
Saturday, July 21 – Sunday, July 22
Sheffield and Webster

Taste of Lincoln Avenue
What began as a small neighborhood fundraiser has grown to become one of the largest street festivals in Chicago. This year, Taste of Lincoln Ave is featuring more than 250 vendors and 30 music across across four stages.
Saturday, July 28 – Sunday, July 29
Lincoln and Fullerton

Chicago Hot Dog Fest
The Chicago-style hot dog is second to none – celebrating over 100 years as a much loved and celebrated part of Chicago’s local cuisine. Take a bite out of Chicago history at the fifth annual Chicago Hot Dog Fest, presented by the Chicago History Museum.
Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12
Stockton and LaSalle

Chicago Air and Water Show
Returning for its 60th year, the Chicago Air and Water show is one of the largest and longest-running events of its kind. The 2018 show will feature the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, as well as the U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights and the U.S. Navy Leapfrogs.
Saturday, August 18 – Sunday, August 19
North Avenue Beach

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