Ribfest

North Center Lincoln Avenue between Irving Park Road and Berteau Avenue., Chicago, IL, United States

50,000 lbs of pork, live music, and family fun in a great neighborhood. Family-friendly entertainment is located in the Northcenter “Kids Square!” 4100 N Damen Ave: Saturday and Sunday Only: 12 PM - 8 PM$10 suggested donation at the gate for individuals or $20 for families.

$10

Sundays on State

State Street State Street from Lake St. to Van Buren St., Chicago, IL, United States

The internationally acclaimed, award-winning event series, Sundays on State, transforms Chicago's most iconic street, State Street, when it closes to vehicular traffic from Lake to Adams on select dates each summer. Neighbors from every Chicago community and beyond unite for a free, interactive block party, while safely enjoying art, culture, active recreation, food, drinks, shopping,...

Free

Skokie’s Backlot Bash

Skokie Oakton and Laramie Ave., Skokie, IL, United States

Live music, a carnival, food, a 5k, bingo, entertainment and more.

Free

Frontier Days in Arlington Heights

Recreation Park 500 E. Miner Street, Arlington Heights, IL, United States

There will be a market, live music, carnival rides, family fun, a 4th of July parade, and more!

Free

International Festival of Life

Washington Park 55th Street and Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL, United States

The 31st Anniversary of the African/Caribbean Festival of Life. There will be Jerk, seafood, and vegan food, and lots of musical performers, crafts, etc. Kids 12 and under are free!

$20

Lincolnshire Art Festival

Village Green Park 1810 Walters Ave, Northbrook, Illinois, United States

"More than 80 juried artists from around the country display and sell their work including paintings, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics and more! Live music, festival food, and an excellent selection of beers from Half Day Brewery add to the weekend festivities. Admission to the festival is free and there is plenty of nearby parking. The show...

Free

West Fest

West Town 1800-2000 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

West Fest Chicago reflects the eclectic West Town community, and is also renowned for cutting edge live music programmed by Empty Bottle Presents, plus the ever popular Bass By The Pound DJ Stage. ​West Fest Chicago is unique due to its presentation of neighborhood retailers and restaurants, local fine artists and makers, as well as Kid Fest and...

Free

Square Roots in Lincoln Square

Lincoln Square 4700 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

Live music, family fun, local restaurants and vendors, and the best craft beer showcase of any Chicago street fest, a Kids Zone & interactive workshops in the Old Town School of Folk Music.

Free

Sundays on State

State Street State Street from Lake St. to Van Buren St., Chicago, IL, United States

The internationally acclaimed, award-winning event series, Sundays on State, transforms Chicago's most iconic street, State Street, when it closes to vehicular traffic from Lake to Adams on select dates each summer. Neighbors from every Chicago community and beyond unite for a free, interactive block party, while safely enjoying art, culture, active recreation, food, drinks, shopping,...

Free