See large scale battle reenactments, explore camps and shops and meet various characters.
Celebrate America's favorite sandwich at a festival featuring music acts, burgers from top local eateries, arts and crafts and Kids' Zone with rock climbing, miniature golf, a 35-foot slide and a jousting inflatable.
Taking place in Chicago's vibrant Southport neighborhood,
this established festival showcases the work of 100 juried artists
for the first time in its 10 year history.
In addition to the artwork, festival-goers will
enjoy great food from neighboring restaurants and live musical
performances all weekend long.
This annual family event features more than 100 performers for 3
days. Plus, Irish and American food and drink, shopping, step
dancers, cultural exhibits, children's activities, a raffle with a
trip to Ireland, the Mashed Potato Eating Contest and Sham-ROCK
Stars singing contest for kids.
The fest-within-West Fest runs on Saturday and Sunday and features many activities including train rides, bouncy houses, bean bag toss, ring toss, balloon darts, football toss, bottle toss, photo booth and an obstacle course. The Kid Fest Stage is booked by the Beat Kitchen and features a family-friendly lineup from Mary Macaroni to the Environmental Encroachment Marching Band. 100% of proceeds benefit Talcott Fine Arts and Museum Academy.
Featuring carnival, entertainment, music and demonstrations.
Guests can enjoy southern-inspired fare from premiere Chicago BBQ restaurants and have the opportunity to interact with chefs and their culinary teams. Plus country music and a Family Day on Sunday.
This competitive bike race attracts locals, national
and international pro-ranked cyclists and offers spectators an
opportunity to experience championship-style bike racing. Food,
drink and entertainment for racers, spectators, and
Embark on an adventure of the senses as you explore Lincoln Marsh.
Learn to identify dragonflies and damselflies by color and behaviors. Bring binoculars; a limited amount of binoculars are available to borrow.