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Lincoln Park Weekend Planner

Taste of Lincoln Avenue 2014

Posted on August 4, 2016

Here’s your guide to the best fests & culture this weekend in Lincoln Park.

Movies in the Park: Inside Out @ Adams Playground
Bring a picnic basket, blanket, and your friends and family and enjoy a movie in the parks. All movies begin at dusk, weather permitting.

Thursday, August 4
8:15 p.m.
Adams Playground Park
1919 N. Seminary
Free


Chicago Hot Dog Fest
Chicago Hot Dog Fest returns for a fourth year featuring a wide variety of Vienna Beef hotdog specialties from the city’s top vendors. Enjoy live music throughout the weekend, capping off with headliners American English, JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, and Catfight. Learn more about the history of Chicago’s favorite food and bring your best friend to the Pup Tent.

Friday, August 5
11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 6
11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 7
11:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Chicago History Museum
Enter at Stockton and LaSalle
Free


2016 Olympics Games Viewing @ NEWCITY
Don’t miss a minute of The Summer Games and cheer on Team USA in the NEWCITY Plaza! NEWCITY will broadcast the games every night from 7-11p.m.

Friday, August 4
7:00 p.m.
NEWCITY
1457 N. Halsted
Free


Taste of Lincoln Avenue
Chicago’s sweet summer vibe will be in full swing when Taste of Lincoln Avenue, one of the Windy City’s most iconic (and pioneering) street fests, returns for its 33rd fun-filled year to the heart of Lincoln Park. Highlights include nearly 20 music acts on two stages, a stand-alone “Kids’ Carnival” area, plus plenty of food, libations and arts & crafts.

Saturday, August 6
12:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 7
12:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Lincoln between Fullerton and Wrightwood
$10 tickets


Ignition Festival of New Plays @ Victory Gardens
Victory Gardens presents a weekend of new play readings at the 2016 IGNITION Festival of New Plays. All readings are FREE and open to the public.

Victory Gardens Biograph Theater
2433 N. Lincoln
Free


She’s Crafty @ Lincoln Hall
Lincoln Hall celebrates MCA Day Chicago 2016, a celebration of Adam “MCA” Yauch and the legacy of the Beastie Boys.

Saturday, August 6
8:00 p.m.
Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln
$15 Tickets


Acoustic Brunch @ Gaslight
Enjoy brunch and live music in the beer garden at Gaslight this Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday, August 6
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 7
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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