Festival Friday - July 27th

While this may be the last weekend in July, Chicago's festival scene is definitely not slowing down!  Once again we have another great weekend filled with good tunes and a wide variety of drinks - whether you're getting down in margaritaville or sipping vino with the giraffes, here is a look at what's in store!

Randolph Street Fest

Randolph Street Market is housed at Chicago’s Plumbers Hall - 1341 W Randolph St and home to the world-renowned Chicago Antique Market, Indie Designer Market, Modern Vintage Chicago and the Holiday Market. Don’t miss out on the best fest for antiquing and people watching, along with local bites and brews!

Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm


Summer Wine Fest

Another reason to get WILD this weekend for 35 different varieties of wine at Lincoln Park Zoo's annual Summer Wine Fest. Guest will enjoy a summer evening of wine tastings and music set amid the zoo's lush gardens at this after-hours event.

Friday:  6:00pm - 9:00pm


Chicago Margarita Fest

Located at Navy Pier, Chicago Margarita Festival is a festival combining a margarita tasting with live original music, dancing and fun! Spend the day lounging on Lake Michigan, drinking margaritas, listening to music and more!


  • 1st Session: 11am - 6pm,
  • 2nd Session: 7pm to 12am

Sunday:  12pm - 7pm


Wicker Park Fest

Wicker Park Fest reflects the neighborhood’s rich musical heritage, vibrant nightlife and acclaimed restaurants. Building on the area’s unique character, the weekend celebrates the neighborhood with over 50 bands on four stages, great local food, arts and crafts, a kids’ area, and retail vendors

Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 10:00pm


Taste of Lincoln Ave

2018 Taste of Lincoln Avenue celebrates musically “Tributepalooza” a tribute to the best Tribute bands in the nation. Other major attractions: Interactive displays, Chocolate Tasting, Wine Tasting, a Midwest Whiskey Tasting, a popular one-block “Kids’ Area” with entertainment, art activities, pony rides, a petting zoo and much more. Located on Lincoln Avenue between Fullerton and Wrightwood.

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