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Savor the Start of Summer: Mayfest Lights Up the Historic District of Lincoln Park
Welcome the warmth of summer with open arms at Mayfest, Chicago’s favorite seasonal celebration held in the picturesque Historic District of Lincoln Park. From May 12th to 14th, immerse yourself in a weekend of fantastic live music, scrumptious food, refreshing libations, and family-friendly fun. With hours spanning from 5pm to 10pm on Friday, and 12pm to 10pm on both Saturday and Sunday, there’s plenty of time to revel in the vibrant atmosphere that makes Mayfest a must-attend event for locals and visitors alike.

At the heart of the festival, two stages will come alive with the captivating sounds of Chicago’s most acclaimed musicians. From foot-tapping indie rock and catchy pop tunes to soulful blues and high-energy dance beats, there’s a performance to suit every musical taste. As you explore the festival grounds, let the melodies guide your journey through the charming streets of Lincoln Park.

But the entertainment doesn’t stop there – Mayfest offers an array of culinary delights to satisfy your cravings. Savor the flavors of summertime with a diverse selection of food stands, offering everything from smoky BBQ and zesty tacos to gourmet burgers and freshly-grilled corn on the cob. And to quench your thirst, indulge in the festival’s refreshing array of libations, including ice-cold craft beer, fine wines, and invigorating cocktails – the perfect accompaniment to your weekend of merriment.

Mayfest also caters to the young and young at heart with a dedicated family carnival area, providing hours of entertainment for all ages. Kids can enjoy a variety of exciting rides, games, and activities, while parents can relax and soak up the festival vibes, knowing their little ones are having a blast.

Experience the magic of summer’s arrival at Mayfest, a weekend-long celebration of music, food, and fun in the beautiful Historic District of Lincoln Park. Mark your calendars for May 12th to 14th and join us for an unforgettable event that will leave you with lasting memories and a newfound love for Chicago’s vibrant festival scene.

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