Taste of Chicago (Wed.-Sun. July 10-14)
Taste of Chicago is the nation’s premier outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago’s dining community. The delicious array of food served at Taste of Chicago is complemented by music and exciting activities for the entire family. Every summer since 1980, Chicago’s beautiful Grant Park on the city’s magnificent lakefront has been home to the world’s largest food festival.
Roscoe Village Burger Fest (Sat.-Sun. July 13-14)
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 sixth annual Roscoe Village Burger Fest on Belmont at Damen.
Square Roots Fest (Fri.-Sun. July 12-14)
The Old Town School of Folk Music and the Lincoln Square Chamber of Commerce’s craft beer and music experience in Chicago’s Lincoln Square returns! Expect multiple music stages, programmed with a vibrant mix of performers from local indie rockers to world music stars paired with the best local and regional craft breweries offering a wide variety of beers. Dine on amazing food from choice restaurants in Lincoln Square. Join in the fun with nightly dance parties, open jams, and plenty of family activities. Bring your whole family for a great weekend!
Buena Park Open Day (Sun. July 14, 12-5 pm)
The first-ever Buena Park Open Day will be held on Sunday, rain or shine.The goal of the festival is to show Chicagoans what Reside already knows: that Buena Park is vibrant, diverse, and architecturally significant. Attendees can expect music, art, performances, workshops and tours that showcase the buildings, homes and gardens that make the neighborhood unique.
Irish Fest Chicago (Fri.-Sun. July 12-14)
The Irish American Heritage Festival showcases the finest in local and international Irish and American music, dance and family activities. It features more than 100 performers for 3 days on 5 stages. The festival directly supports and is held on the grounds of the Irish American Heritage Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and strengthening Irish culture in Chicago.