Winnetka Music Festival

Winnetka Winnetka, IL, United States

A music festival in downtown Winnetka, Band of Horses are headlining on Friday, Milky Chance are headlining on Saturday. Click the link for the full lineup. Winnetka Music festival returns to the North Shore with two days of music and interactive experiences for the whole family.

$50

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

Scottish Festival & Highland Games

DuPage Country Fairgrounds 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton, IL, United States

Highland Dancing competition, children’s activities, dogs of Scotland, a British Car show, a Celtic rock stage, knobbly knees contest .kilts, candy, jewelry and of course shortbread and haggis! Kids 12 and under are free!

$12 – $20

Naper Nights

Naper Settlement 523 S Webster St, Naperville, IL, United States

Eat, drink, dance, and hear the best tribute bands perform your favorite hits of different genres! Adults $20, Kids 4-12: $15 June 14, 5-10 PM Disco Night Boogie Wonder Band | 8-10 PM Tina Turner Tribute Simply the Best | 6-7:30 PM June 15, 5-10 PM Coldplay Tribute Fix You | 8-10 PM The Flaming...

$4 – $15

Chi-Soul Fest

Navy Pier 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

Navy Pier is hosting a two-day FREE soul music festival. SATURDAY SCHEDULE | JUNE 15 NAVY PIER BEER GARDEN | 2PM-11PM 2:00PM – Bumpus 4:00PM – Chibrations 6:30PM – Michael Damani 9:00PM – Meagan McNeal WAVE WALL STAGE | 1PM-10PM 1:00PM – Lori Branch 3:00PM – TBA 6:00PM – DJ M-DOK 8:00PM – DJ Lady...

Gold Coast Art Fair

Grant Park 337 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL, United States

Gold Coast Art Fair returns to Chicago’s Grant Park! This award-winning, family-friendly art fair welcomes 200 juried artists from around the country and draws thousands of art enthusiasts from Chicago and beyond. Live music stages in various locations along with delicious food, beer, wine and sangria add to the festive atmosphere. Stop in the Kids...

$10 – $15

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

Wiggleworms/Movie at Gallagher Way

Gallagher Way 3635 N Clark St, Chicago, IL, United States

Chicago's famous Wiggleworms from the Old Town School of Folk Music are back with free performances at Gallagher Way.  There will be music, movement, bubbles, and plenty of fun for kids and parents! Each week will feature different performers and a different kids' movie will play after the performance. Performers: Maryanne Johnson & Liz Klassen...

Free

Swedish Days in Geneva

Geneva S 3rd St, Geneva, IL, United States

Celebrates the Swedish heritage with a craft beer tent, a carnival, a Kids’ Day, nightly entertainment, and a parade are part of the festivities.

Free

Rotary Grove Fest

Downtown Downers Grove Downers Grove, IL, United States

A festival with carnival rides, music, a beer garden, and more.

$5

Make Music Chicago

All Across Chicago Chicago, United States

Make Music Day is a celebration of music on the summer solstice that is performed by anyone and enjoyed by everyone. You're invited to take part in the festivities and help show off our local talent and join the public celebration. The festival is on June 21st and goes all day. It takes place in...

Free

Long Grove Strawberry Fest

Historic Downtown Long Grove 145 Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove, IL, United States

Attendees of all ages can expect three days of strawberry-infused foods and drinks, carnival rides, family activities, and live music on three stages. As, the almighty strawberry is the star attraction at Strawberry Fest. Some of the area’s most popular restaurants, cooks, and vendors pop-up shop to serve unique strawberry-centric cuisine. A wide variety of...

$5

Taste of Highland Park

The Lot 525 Central Ave, Highland Park, IL, United States

The City of Highland Park is bringing the ultimate lineup of entertainment and dining to The Lot (525 Central Ave.) with its opening festival, the Taste of Highland Park. Internationally-touring platinum artists Dishwalla and Spin Doctors headline, globally-recognized DJ Madrid returns as The Lot’s resident DJ, and 13 premier food vendors are ready to satisfy...

Free

Dragon Boat Race for Literacy

Ping Tom Memorial Park 300 W. 19th Street, Chicago, IL, United States

"The Chinese Dragon Boat Race dates back to over 2,000 years and is a popular sport among Chinese and Asian communities all over the world. Started in 2000, the Chicago Dragon Boat Race for Literacy is a family-fun activity enjoyed by visitors from all over the city and surrounding suburbs. The Dragon Boat Race for...

Free

Chicago Pride Fest

Northalsted Halsted Street from Addison to Grace St., Chicago, IL, United States

Celebrate the LGBTQ+ community at Chicago's Pride Fest! Pride Fest features live music on 3 stages, a Youth Pride Space for teens, best of Chicago drag performance, the Proud Pet Parade with prizes, dance exhibitions, Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus, guest speakers, and over 150 food and merchandise vendors A $15 suggested donation for entry helps...

$15

Roaring Nights: The Fray

Brookfield Zoo 8400 W 31st St, Brookfield, IL, United States

Join us for an unforgettable nights of music, fun, and celebration as Brookfield Zoo Chicago marks its 90th anniversary with Roaring Nights. Set against the backdrop of the Zoo's landscapes and diverse wildlife

$45

Jazz and Wine Fest

Cantigny Park 1 S, 151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL, United States

Cantigny’s Jazz and Wine Fest returns with a touch of European flair! This entertainment-filled afternoon will feature multiple acts on two stages, and wine sampling stations with over a dozen varieties. The bands will perform on two stages in different areas of Cantigny Park, but not simultaneously, so you can enjoy all of them. No...

$21 – $250

Wiggleworms/Movie at Gallagher Way

Gallagher Way 3635 N Clark St, Chicago, IL, United States

Chicago's famous Wiggleworms from the Old Town School of Folk Music are back with free performances at Gallagher Way.  There will be music, movement, bubbles, and plenty of fun for kids and parents! Each week will feature different performers and a different kids' movie will play after the performance. Performers: Julie Helenius & Karen Banks-Lubicz...

Free

Summer Block Party

Navy Pier 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

Get ready to throw it back to the 90’s at the Navy Pier Summer Block Party, a classic Chicago tradition held along the South Dock, featuring live bands, DJs, and 90’s music pumping in the Beer Garden. Participate in free family-friendly activities like arts and crafts, video games, interactive spray paint murals, and friendly games...

Free

HomerFest

Homer Glen 14240 W 151st St, Homer Glen, IL, United States

4 days of live music, a carnival (including sensory-friendly hours), and great food!