The Best Street Festivals in Chicago This June!

by Amanda on June 3, 2024

As we embrace the vibrant energy of summer, Chicago comes alive with an array of street festivals that celebrate our city’s rich culture, diverse communities, and lively spirit. Whether you’re a local or visiting, these festivals offer something for everyone. Here’s a curated list of the top street festivals happening in Chicago this June:

  1. Grant Park Music Festival, Grant Park, Throughout June
    Experience a series of classical music concerts in the beautiful setting of Grant Park, featuring the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus.
  2. Chicago Blues Festival, Millennium Park, June 7-9
    Celebrate the city’s rich blues history with performances by legendary musicians, emerging artists, and a variety of food and beverage vendors.
  3. Old Town Art Fair, Old Town, June 8-9
    Explore works from over 250 artists, enjoy live music, and indulge in food and drink at this historic and beloved art fair.
  4. Andersonville Midsommarfest, Andersonville, June 8-10
    Enjoy this annual celebration of Swedish culture featuring music, dance, delicious food, and unique local vendors.
  5. Puerto Rican Festival and Parade, Humboldt Park, June 13-16
    Celebrate Puerto Rican culture with a vibrant parade, live music, traditional food, and cultural performances.
  6. Ribfest Chicago, North Center, June 14-16
    Indulge in mouthwatering BBQ from top vendors, enjoy live music, and participate in the “RibMania” rib-eating contest.
  7. Taste of Randolph Street, West Loop, June 14-16
    Savor the flavors of renowned West Loop restaurants, enjoy live music on multiple stages, and explore the art and craft vendors.
  8. Chicago Pride Fest, Northalsted (Boystown), June 22-23
    Kick off Pride Month with vibrant parades, live music, drag shows, and more in one of the most colorful neighborhoods in Chicago.
  9. Logan Square Arts Festival, Logan Square, June 28-30
    Enjoy live music, art installations, local food vendors, and a beer garden in the heart of Logan Square.

We hope this guide helps you make the most of the festive season in Chicago. If you have any questions or need further recommendations, feel free to reach out. Enjoy the festivals and have a fantastic June!

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