Switch on Summer

Buckingham Fountain 301 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL

The Buckingham Fountain in Chicago is one of the city's most iconic landmarks, and every summer, the park surrounding it transforms into a hub of activity for the annual Switch on Summer event. Held at the start of summer, the Switch on Summer event celebrates the arrival of warmer weather and longer days with a day of fun, food, and entertainment for the whole family. This year, it will be held on Sunday, May 14, 2023 from 11am to 4pm. The event features live music, food trucks and vendors, and interactive activities for kids, all taking place against the backdrop of the stunning Buckingham

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Event Series Lincoln Park Greek Fest

Lincoln Park Greek Fest

St George Greek Orthodox Church 2701 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL

Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of Greece at the Lincoln Park Greek Fest in Chicago! Held annually at the St George Greek Orthodox church on June 2nd to 4th, this festival is a celebration of Greek culture, food, and music. At the Lincoln Park Greek Fest, visitors can indulge in delicious Greek cuisine, including gyros, souvlaki, and baklava. There are also plenty of activities for the whole family, including traditional dance performances, live music, and a marketplace featuring authentic Greek goods. One of the highlights of the Lincoln Park Greek Fest is the food. The festival features a variety of authentic Greek dishes,

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Event Series Windy City Hot Dog Fest

Windy City Hot Dog Fest

Portage Park Neighborhood 4000 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL

Come out to Portage Park June 3rd and 4th and celebrate one of America's most iconic foods with the Windy City Hot Dog Fest. This festival is a true ode to the humble hot dog, and is a must-visit for anyone who loves this classic dish, music, and a good time. One of the biggest draws of the Windy City Hot Dog Fest is the hot dogs, of course! With vendors from some of the city's top restaurants and food trucks serving up their unique takes on this classic dish, there's something for every taste and craving. Whether you're a fan of classic toppings

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Event Series Lincoln Square Greek Fest

Lincoln Square Greek Fest

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church 2727 S. Winona St, Chicago, IL

Every year, the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago comes alive with the sounds of music, dance, and delicious food as the Lincoln Square Greek Fest takes over the streets. This vibrant and colorful festival celebrates the rich culture and heritage of Chicago's Greek community, and is a true feast for the senses. One of the biggest draws of the Lincoln Square Greek Fest is the food, with vendors offering a wide array of traditional Greek dishes, from savory moussaka and juicy souvlaki to sweet baklava and other pastries. Visitors can sample these delicious treats while enjoying live music and dance performances, which showcase the

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Event Series Chicago Pride Fest

Chicago Pride Fest

800 W Waveland Ave 800 W Waveland Ave, Chicago, IL

Unleash your inner rainbow and join us in celebrating love, diversity, and equality at the spectacular Chicago Pride Fest, happening on June 17-18, 2023! Set against the vibrant backdrop of the iconic Boystown neighborhood, this two-day extravaganza promises a kaleidoscope of experiences that unite people from all walks of life. Ignite your senses as you stroll through the lively streets of Boystown, where a colorful array of food vendors, local artisans, and talented performers will keep you captivated. Indulge in mouthwatering treats and shop for unique treasures while you groove to the beats of renowned artists and DJs on multiple stages. The festival showcases

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