Chicago Festival Guide: Summer 2013

Chicago Festival Guide: Summer 2013

Summer is officially under way and there’s no shortage of things to do here in Chicago! In fact, there’s so much to get into, the team here at Reside decided it would be helpful to compile a list of local festivals happening this weekend through September. Think of it as your cheat sheet for warm weather fun in the Windy City.

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June
6/28, 29 Old St. Pats World’s Largest Block Party

6/28-30 Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival

6/29, 30 Summer on Southport

6/29, 30 Chicago Country Fest

6/29, 30 Gold Coast Art Fair

6/30 Gay Pride Parade

July
7/5-7 Windy City Ribfest

7/5-7 Wavefront Music Festival

7/6, 7 Taste of Lakeview

7/10-14 Taste of Chicago

7/11 Bastille Day 5K and Block Party

7/12 Windy City Smokeout

7/12-14 Square Roots

7/12-14 Irish American Heritage Festival

7/13, 14 West Fest

7/13, 14 Roscoe Village Burger Fest

7/19-21 BenFest

7/19-21 Pitchfork Music Festival

7/21 Chinatown Summer Fair

7/21, 22 Sheffield Garden Walk & Festival

7/25-28 Fiesta del Sol

7/27, 28 Wicker Park Fest

7/ 27, 28 Taste of Lincoln Avenue

August
8/2-4 Lollapalooza

8/3, 4 Edge Fest

8/3, 4 Wrigleyville Summerfest

8/9-11 Ginza Holiday

8/9-11 Serb Fest

8/10, 11 Chicago Korean Festival

8/10, 11 Northalsted Market Days

8/11 Retro on Roscoe

8/16-18 Glenwood Avenue Arts Festival

8/17, 18 Chicago Air & Water Show

8/22-25 Festa Italiana

8/23-9/2 The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival

8/23-25 The Boulevard

8/24, 25 Taste of Greece

8/24, 25 Bucktown Arts Fest

8/29-9/1 Chicago Jazz Festival

8/30-9/1 North Coast Music Festival

8/31, 9/1 Remix Chicago

September
9/6-8 Windy City Wine Festival

9/7 Guinness Oyster Festival

9/7, 8 The Renegade Craft Fair

9/13-15 North Side Irish Fest

9/13-15 Riot Fest

9/21 Logan Square Beer Fest

9/27-29 Oktoberfest Chicago

9/28, 29 Design Harvest

9/28, 29 Hyde Park Jazz Festival

Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments.

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