Chicago Summer Festival Guide 2011

Chicago Summer, Best Western chicagoPut away your hat and mittens because summer is just around the corner! With miles of beaches and beatiful green spaces like Millenium Park stretching along the lakefront, there is no better time to get outside and enjoy Chicago!Get ready for summer in Chicago with this handy listing of festivals via Chicago Tribune. For more information on each event click the link or contact Best Western Plus River North to make your summer getaway reservations!


7: Kids and Kites Festival Free!Chicago Hotels, Best Western Chicago

7: Lurie Garden Spring Festival Free!

21-22: Chill and Grill

23: Downtown Sound at Millennium Park through July 25 Free!

28: Memorial Day Parade Free!

28-29: Randolph Street Market Festival

29: Bike the Drive


2-5: Mayfest Chicago Free!

4-5: SausageFest Chicago

4-5: Printers Row Lit Fest Free!

9: Music Without Borders at Millennium Park through July 21 Free! Chicago Summer Festivals, Best Western Chicago

10-12: Blues Fest Free!

11-12: Wells Street Art Festival

17-18: Scottish Festival and Highland Games

17-19: Peace Fest Chicago Free!

21: Make Music Chicago Free!

24-25: Pride Fest

24-July 3: Taste of Chicago Free!

26: Pride Parade Free!


1-4: International Festival of Life

7-10: SummerDance opening weekend (through Sept. 18) Free!Chicago Summer Dance, Chicago Hotels

8-10: Dave Matthews Band Caravan

8-10: Irish American Heritage Festival

8-10: North Michigan Avenue Art Festival Free!

9-10: Gold Coast Art Fair Free!

15-16: Old St. Pat’s World’s Largest Block Party

15-17: Pitchfork Music Fest

15-17: Taste of River North

17: Chinatown Summer Fair Free!

28-31: Fiesta del Sol Free!


5-7: Lollapalooza

8-12: Chicago Sister Cities International Festival Free! Chicago Blues Fest, Best Western Chicago

11-14: Taylor Street Italian Festival

12-14: Ginza Holiday

13-14: Northalsted Market Days

13-14: Wrigleyville Summerfest

20-21: Air & Water Show Free!


1-2: Jazz Fest, Millennium Park Free!

2-4: Jazz Fest, Grant Park Free! Chicago Summer, Chicago Hotels

9-10: Windy City Wine Festival

10-11: Renegade Craft Fair Free!

16-17: Oyster Fest

23-25: Oktoberfest Chicago

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