Chicago comes alive in the summer, when street fairs and parties take over neighborhoods every weekend. When on our bus tours to Chicago, here are some of city’s best summertime festivals and events that you cannot miss!
WTMX Party in the Park
When: June, 06– August, 29
Meet with THE MIX and Bud Select at ‘Party in the Park’ which takes place outside at The Park Grill Restaurant on the plaza at Millennium Park.
Sausage Fest Chicago
When: June, 15– June, 16
It’s all about encased meat treats at this tasty and tantalizing fest held adjacent to iconic Wrigley Field. Returning to the Lake View neighborhood for its second year, Sausage Fest vendors will include several of the Windy City’s best-known butcher/meat shops and restaurants.
Lake Forest Festival & Fireworks
When: July, 04
This affluent North Shore suburb celebrates Independence Day with a community celebration featuring food, a beer garden, live music and activities for kids–all culminating in a gala fireworks display.
Roscoe Village Burger Fest
When: July, 13- July, 14
Tantalizing and mouth-watering burgers from some of Chicago’s finest restaurants PLUS a fantastic music lineup are just a few of the highlights of the seventh annual Roscoe Village Burger Fest on Belmont at Damen.
Northalsted Market Days®
When: August, 10- August, 11
Fun! Eclectic! Exciting! People-Watching Galore! These are just a few of the ways to describe the 32nd annual Northalsted Market Days, the largest two-day street fair in the Midwest. Another big draw of Northalsted Market Days are the 400 food and unique arts & craft vendors.
Taste of Latin America
When: August, 23- August, 25
Now in its second year and supported by Chicago Alderman Roberto Maldonado, a gala weekend celebration of all things Central and South American. Eclectic (and exotic) cuisine … live music … arts & crafts … cooking demonstrations and much more are part of this festival’s mix that showcases a rich multi-country heritage and Latin culture.