North Side Summerfest
Chicago, Ill. 60618
Cost: $5 donation
Hours: 5-10 p.m. Aug. 17, noon-10 p.m. Aug. 18, noon-9 p.m. Aug. 19, 2012
Festival features live music, arts and crafts, food and drink from around the city. Local spots dish out their best interpretation of the classic hot dog, as well as a hot dog eating contest.