2013 Chicago Summer Festival Guide

Festival season is almost here! From neighborhood newbies to suburban classics, check out our preliminary list of what to expect. This is a first look! We’ll be updating this list all season long. Cheers!
May
3-5: Long Grove Chocolate Fest | Long Grove
3-5: John Barleycorn Street Fest | Schaumburg
11: American Beer Classic | Soldier Field
17-19: Mayfest | Lakeview
24-26: Electric Daisy Carnival | Joliet
25-26:
Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival | Lincoln Park
25-26:
Barrington Art Fest | Barrington
31-June 2:
Do-Division | Wicker Park
31-June 2: Millennium Arts Fest | The Loop
June
1-2: 57th Street Art Fair | Hyde Park
7: RiverFest | St. Charles
7-8: Ribfest Chicago | Lakeview
7-9: Andersonville Midsommarfest | Andersonville
7-9: Blues Fest | Loop
8-9: Old Town Art Fair | Old Town
8-9: Promenade of Art | Arlington Heights
12-16: Puerto Rican Festival | Humboldt Park
14-16: Spring Awakening Music Festival | Soldier Field
14-16:
Taste of Randolph Street | West Loop
15-16:  6 Corners BBQ Fest |
Jefferson Park
15-16: SausageFest | Lakeview
19-23: Swedish Days
| Geneva
20-23: Chicago Craft Beer Festival
| Old Town
22-23: Pride Fest | Boystown
23-24: Green Music Fest 2013 | Wicker Park
23:
Artopia Fest | Logan Square
29: Summer on Southport | Lakeview

July
5-7: Wavefront Music Festival | Montrose Harbor
5-7: Windy City Ribfest | Uptown
5-7: Chicago Botanic Garden Art Fest | Glencoe
6-7:
Taste of Lakeview | Lakeview
6-7:
Rock Around the Block | Lakeview
10-14:
Taste of Chicago | Grant Park
12-14:
Irish American Heritage Festival | Portage Park
12-14:
  Square Roots | Lincoln Square
13-14: Roscoe Village Burger Fest | Roscoe Village
13-14: West Fest | West Town
19-21: Summer Fling | Des Plaines
19-21: Taste of River North | River North
19-21: BenFest | North Center
20: Naperville Ale Fest | Naperville
25-28: Fiesta Del Sol | Pilsen
27: Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival | Tinley Park
27-28: Taste of Lincoln Avenue | Lincoln Park
27-28: Wicker Park Fest | Wicker Park
August
2-4: Lollapalooza | Grant Park
3-4: Chicago Summerfest | Wrigleyville
3-4: Edge Fest |Edgewater
7-11: Tall Ships | Navy Pier
9-11: Serb Fest | Jefferson Park
10: Bud Billiken Parade & Picnic | Bronzeville
10-11: Retro on Roscoe | Roscoe Village
10-11: Northalsted Market Days | Boystown
10-11: Art at the Glen | Glenview
16-18: Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest | Edgewater
17-18: Chicago Air & Water Show | Gold Coast
23-25: Downtown Palatine Street Fest | Palatine
23-25: The Boulevard | Logan Square
24-25: Port Clinton Art Fair | Highland Park
29-Sept. 8: Chicago Fringe Festival | Pilsen
30-Sept. 1:
North Coast Music Fest | Union Park
September
7-8: Renegade Craft Fair | Wicker Park
13-15:
Riot Fest | Humboldt Park

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