Chicago Festivals 2014

Looking for a Chicago Festival you know the name of but you’re not sure when or where it is – we’re pretty sure you’ll find it in the list below!  If not, drop us a line and we’ll not only be able to track down the info for you, but we’ll add it to our list of festivals as well!  Oh, and click the column headers to sort in a manner that’s most useful for you (and remember you can browse through a calendar view on our homepage)!

Name Dates Neighborhood Hours
57th Street Art Fair June 7 – 8, 2014 Hyde Park Sat 11am – 6 pm, Sun 10am – 5pm
6 Corners BBQ Fest June 14 – 15, 2014 Portage Park Saturday Noon to 10 PM; Sunday Noon to 8 PM
Andersonville City Made Fest September 20 – 21, 2014 Andersonville Noon-9pm
Andersonville Midsommarfest June 6 – 8, 2014 Andersonville Fri: 5am – 10pm, Sat & Sun: 11am-10pm
Andersonville Summer Sidewalk Sale July 26-28, 2013 Andersonville TBA
Bastille Day 5K Run, Walk & Block Party July 10, 2014 Lincoln Park 8K: 7:15 p.m. | 5K: 7:30 p.m. Start
Belmont-Sheffield Music Festival June 7 – 8, 2014 Lakeview Noon to 10 p.m.
Ben Fest July 18 – 20, 2014 North Center Fri 4-11pm, Sat 1-11pm, Sun 1-7pm
Berghoff’s Oktoberfest September 10 – 12, 2014 The Loop TBA
Bucktown Arts Fest August 23 – 24, 2014 Bucktown 11 am to 5pm
Bucktown Tree and Garden Walk July 12 – 13, 2014 Bucktown 11 am to 5pm
Celebrate Clark Street Festival July 19 – 20, 2014 Rogers Park 1 to 11 p.m.
Chicago Air & Water Show August 16 – 17, 2014 Lincoln Park 10-3 Both Days
Chicago Beer Festival March 22, 2014 West Loop 1-4pm, 6-9pm
Chicago Blues Fest June 13 – 15, 2014 The Loop 11 am to 9:30 pm
Chicago Jazz Festival August 28 – 31, 2014 The Loop Shows are scheduled all day
Chicago Pride Fest June 21 – 22, 2014 Lakeview Sat 11-10pm; Sun 11am-9pm
Chicago Summerfest June 28 – 29, 2014 Lincoln Park Sat 12 – 10pm, Sun 12 – 9pm
Chinatown Summer Fair July 20, 2014/td> Chinatown 10am – 8 pm
CHIRP Radio Record Fair April 12, 2014 Near West Side 8am – 7pm
Christkindlmarket Chicago TBA 2014 The Loop Sun – Thur: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm Fri & Sat: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Cinco De Mayo May 2-4, 2014 Little Village Fri 6-11pm; Sat & Sun 2-11pm
Clark After Dark August 21, 2014 River North 4-10 PM
Clark Street Spooktacular TBA 2014 Lincoln Park 1-5pm
Dearborn Garden Walk July 21, 2013 Gold Coast Noon – 5pm
Design Harvest Festival Sep 20-21, 2014 West Town 11am-8pm
Dickens Fest TBA 2014 Lincoln Park TBA
Do Division Street Fest May 30 – June 1, 2014 West Town Friday 5-10pm; Sat Sun 12-10pm
Millennium Art Festival May 30 – June 1, 2014 The Loop Fri-Sat: 11 am to 7 pm Sun: 11 am to 5 pm
Edge Fest August 2 – 3, 2014 Edgewater Sat 12-10PM, Sun 12-9PM
Edgewater Fall Art Fair September 27-28, 2014 Edgewater 11-6pm
Festival de Villita September 12-14, 2014 Little Village Sat 12-10pm, Sun 12-11pm
Fiesta Puertorriquenas June 12 – 15, 2014 Humboldt Park TBA
Forest Glen Garden Walk July 19, 2014 Forest Glen 10am – 3pm
Fulton Fest August 22, 2014 Humboldt Park 2-7pm
Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest August 15 – 17, 2014 Rogers Park kickoff party on Friday night from 6 to 10pm with the artists’ market on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from noon to 9pm
Green Music Fest June 21 – 22, 2014 Wicker Park Noon-10pm
Guinness Oyster Fest Sep 6, 2014 Roscoe Village 11am-10pm
Irish Fest July 12-14, 2013 Mayfair Fri 6-Midnight, Sat 12-12, Sun 12-11pm
La Fiesta Del Sol July 31 – Aug 3, 2014 Pilsen Thu 5-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 11am-10pm
Lincoln Park Arts & Music Festival June 29 – 30, 2013 Lincoln Park Noon to 10pm Daily
Lincoln Park Greek Fest June 14-16, 2013 Lincoln Park Fri 5-11pm; Sat 12-11pm; Sun 12-10pm
Lincoln Square Christkindl Market Cancelled until further notice Lincoln Square NA
Lollapalooza August 1 – 3, 2014 The Loop NA
Mayfest Chicago May 30 – June 2, 2013 Lincoln Square Thu 5-9:30, Fri 5-11, Sat 12-11. Sun 12-10
Mayfest Lakeview May 16 – 18, 2014 Lakeview Fri,Sat 5-10pm, Sun 10-10pm
Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival June 28-30, 2013 Logan Square Fri 5-10pm; Sat & Sun 12-10pm
North Coast Music Festival August 29 – 31, 2014 Near West Side 2-10pm daily
North Side Irish Fest CANCELED 2014 North Center Fri 5-10PM, Sat 12-10PM, Sun 12-9PM
North Side Summerfest August 15 – 17, 2014 Northcenter Fri 5-10, Sat 12-10, Sun 12-9
Northalsted Market Days August 9 – 10, 2014 Lakeview 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Oakley Festa Pasta Vino June 13 – 15, 2014 Heart of Chicago Neighborhood Fri 5-11 Sat 12-11 Sun 12-10
Old St. Pat’s World’s Largest Block Party June 27 – 28, 2014 West Loop 5:30-10:30pm
Old Town Art Fair June 14 – 15, 2014 Old Town 10am – 6pm
Pitchfork Festival July 18 – 20, 2014 Near West Side All Day
Randolph Street Market Festival March 23/24, April 27/28, May 25/26, June 29/30, July 27/28, August 24/25, September 28/29, October 26/27, November 23/24 December 14/15 West Loop 10am-5pm
Ravenswood Remix August 30 – 31, 2014 Ravenswood 12 – 10pm
Retro on Roscoe August 9 – 10, 2014 Roscoe Village Saturday, Noon – 10pm; Sunday, Noon – 10pm
Ribfest Chicago June 6 – 8, 2014 North Center Fri 5-10pm; Sat & Sun 12-10pm
Riot Fest & Carnival September 12 – 14, 2014 Humboldt Park All Day
Rock Around the Block July 5 – 6, 2014 Lakeview Sat 12 – 10pm, Sun 12 – 9pm
Roscoe Village Burger Fest July 12 – 13, 2014 Roscoe Village 11 am – 10 pm
SausageFest Chicago June 15 – 16, 2013 Wrigleyville Noon – 10pm
Sheffield Garden Walk & Festival July 19 – 20, 2014 Lincoln Park Noon-10pm
Spring Awakening Music Festival June 13 – 15, 2014 South Loop All Day
Square Roots Festival July 11 – 13, 2014 Lincoln Square Fri: 5-10pm, Sat 12-10pm, Sun 12-9pm
St. Helen Carnival August 22 – 24, 2014 Wicker Park Fri 5pm – Sun 9pm
Summer on Southport July 12 – 13, 2014 Wrigleyville Sat 10am – 10pm, Sun 10am – 9pm
Summer On The Square July 22, 2013 Logan Square 5 – 10pm
Takin It To The Streets June 15, 2013 Chicago Lawn 10am-9pm
Taste of Chicago July 9 – 13, 2014 The Loop 11am-9pm
Taste of Greece August 23 – 24, 2014 Greektown 12-11 pm
Taste of Lakeview July 5 – 6, 2014 Lakeview Sat 12 – 10pm, Sun 12 – 9pm
Taste of Lincoln Avenue July 26 – 27, 2014 Lincoln Park TBA
Taste of Polonia August 29 – September 1, 2014 Jefferson Park Fri: 5-11pm; Sat & Sun: 12-11pm; Monday: 12-10pm
Taste of Randolph Street June 13 – 15, 2014 West Loop Fri 5pm – 10pm, Sat and Sun 12 – 10pm
Taste of River North July 18 – 20, 2014 River North Fri 5-10, Sat 12-10, Sun 11-10
Taylor Street Festa Italiana August 21 – 24, 2014 Little Italy Thu & Fri 5-11, Sat 12-11, Sun 2-10
Thai Festival June 19-21, 2013 The Loop 11am-6pm
The 59th Annual Ginza Festival August 8 – 10, 2014 Old Town Fri 5:30 – 9, Sat 11:30 – 9:30, Sun 11:30 – 6
The Boulevard August 22 – 24, 2014 Logan Square Fri: 5-10PM, Sat: 12-10PM, Sun: 12-9PM
Ukrainian Days Festival August 23 – 24, 2014 Ukrainian Village 12-10pm
Ukrainian Village Fest September 6 – 7, 2014 Ukrainian Village 1-10pm
Wavefront Music Fest July 5 – 7, 2013 Uptown All Day
Wells Street Art Festival June 14 – 15, 2014 Old Town 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
West Fest July 12 – 13, 2014 West Town 12-10pm
Wicker Park Fest July 26 – 27, 2014 Wicker Park 12-10pm
Windy City RibFest July 4 – 6, 2014 Uptown Fri 5 – 10, Sat Noon – 10pm, Sun Noon – 9pm
Wine Riot May 2-4, 2014 West Loop Fri & Sun 7-11pm, Sat 1-5pm
Wrigleyville SummerFest August 2 – 3, 2014 Wrigleyville Sat:12-10pm – Sun:11-9pm