Festival Friday - June 22nd

Festival Friday brings you another JAM PACKED weekend full of food, pride, music, and - this just in - some SUNSHINE!!  This weekend brings a little something for everyone and keeps the party going.

Pride Parade

One of the worlds Biggest Pride Parades takes place on Montrose & Broadway to Diversey & Sheridan, with the heart of the action happening around Belmont & Halsted. Check out the Back Lot Bash behind Cheetah’s Gym to keep the party going, otherwise explore the neighborhood for all the LGBTQ friendly bars and restaurants!

Sunday, June 24th - Starts at 12:00pm


Rudio Fest

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for Rudio Fest. The Latin alternative music festival in Addams/Medill Park (1301 W. 14th St.). Music, food and drink, featuring the Los Angeles Azules, Panteon Rococo and Caifanes on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, respectively.

Tickets: $65-$70 one-day, $160-$170 three-day

Friday: 2:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday: 1:30pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 1:30pm-10:00pm


Food Truck Fest

Featuring the most diverse lineup in food trucks, Chicago’s Food Truck Festival features over 40 different “mobile meals.”  Entry is free with food and drink tickets for purchase. Located at 1800 S. Wabash Ave.

Saturday: 11:00am-7:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am-7:00pm


World’s Largest Block Party

The 34th annual World’s Largest Block Party takes place at Old St. Pat’s Church in the West Loop.  Enjoy food, music, and outdoor games for all! Tickets are $10 at the door, and all funds go towards social justice initiatives, outreach programs, and strengthening the mission of Old St. Patrick’s.

Friday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Saturday 2:00pm - 10:30pm


Ravenswoods On Tap

Ravenswood “malt row” is home to some of the biggest craft brewing communities, so it is only fitting that they are hosting their 3rd annual Ravenswood on Tap. Two days of craft brews, and food from some of Chicago’s favorites!  Also featuring live music and local retailers, all in support of the Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce, Ravenswood Community Council, and other local non-profit organizations. Suggested $5 Donation

Saturday: 12:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm


Gold Coast Greek Fest

Held at 1017 N LaSalle Street, Gold Coast Greek Fest features some of your favorite Greek foods - including gyros, souvlaki, spanakopita, Greek fries, nutella covered loukoumades and assorted pastries! Partnered with Lagunitas Brewery and featuring live music and dancing, OPA!

Friday: 5:0pm-11:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm

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