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August 2019 Chicago Festival Guide

Posted by maren on July 30, 2019

Chicago 2019 Festivals

Don’t let summer slip away without hitting up at least one festival.   Plan your August in Chicago and gear up for fun with Gray Line Chicago’s guide to neighborhood street fests, outdoor concerts, art shows and cultural celebrations across the Windy City and the surrounding suburbs.

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Aug. 1-4: Lollapalooza (Loop) | Map

Aug. 1-4: Little Italy Fest-West (Addison) | Map

Aug. 1-Sept. 12: Lot Jams (Albany Park) | Map

Aug. 2-4: Festa Italiana (Naperville) | Map

Aug. 2-4: Jeff Fest (Jefferson Park) | Map

Aug. 2-4: Destination Asia Festival (Lisle) | Map

Aug. 3: Wheaton Brew Fest | Map

Aug. 3: Chicago Southside Maker Faire (West Lawn) | Map

Aug. 3-4: Edge Fest (Edgewater) | Map

Aug. 3-4: Chicago Brewing District's Dancing in the Streets (West Town) | Map

Aug. 3-4: Art at the Glen (Glenview) | Map

Aug. 3-4: World of Faeries Festival (South Elgin) | Map

Aug. 3-4: Jarvis Square Music + Arts Festival (Rogers Park) | Map

Aug. 4: Taste of the Towns (Lake Zurich) | Map

Aug. 6: Art Dans La Rue (Oak Park) | Map

Through Aug. 6: Concerts in the Plaza (Libertyville) | Map

Aug. 9-11: Chicago Hot Dog Fest (Lincoln Park) | Map

Aug. 9-11: Ginza Holiday Festival (Old Town) | Map

Aug. 9-11: Retro on Roscoe (Roscoe Village) | Map

Aug. 9-11: Festival Cubano (Belmont Cragin) | Map

Through Aug. 10: Summer Nights Concerts (Brookfield) | Map

Aug. 10: Farm & Barn Fest (Mokena) | Map

Aug. 10: Bud Billiken Parade (Bronzeville) | Map

Aug. 10: Noche Caribena (Near North Side) | Map

Aug. 10: Joliet Blues Festival | Map

Aug. 10-11: Northalsted Market Days (Lakeview) | Map

Aug. 10-11: Lincolnshire Art Festival | Map

Aug. 10-11: My House Music Festival (Pilsen) | Map

Aug. 10-11: Kite Festival (Glencoe) | Map

Aug. 10-11: Thirsty Ears Festival (Ravenswood) | Map

Aug. 10-11: Veggie Fest (Lisle) | Map

Aug. 14: Garlic Fest (Highwood) | Map

Through Aug. 15: Millennium Park Summer Music Series | Map

Aug. 15: Clark After Dark (Near North Side) | Map

Aug. 15-18: Little Italy Festa Taylor St. | Map

Aug. 16-18: Edison Park Fest | Map

Aug. 16-18: Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (Rogers Park) | Map

Aug. 16-18: Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival | Map

Aug. 16-18: Armenian Fest 2019 (Glenview) | Map

Through Aug. 17: Grant Park Music Festival (Loop) | Map

Aug. 17: Oak Park Micro Brew Review | Map

Aug. 17: Homewood’s Giant Block Party | Map

Aug. 17: Westside Music Festival (Douglas Park) | Map

Aug. 17: The Big North (Lincoln Square) | Map

Aug. 17-18: Chicago Air and Water Show (Near North Side) | Map

Aug. 17-18: Sangria Festival (Humboldt Park) | Map

Aug. 17-18: Pilsen Fest | Map

Aug. 17-18: Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival (Glencoe) | Map

Aug. 17-18: Vintage Days (Long Grove) | Map

Aug. 21-25: Will County Fair  (Peotone) | Map

Through Aug. 23: Water Colors (Near North Side) | Map

Aug. 23-24: Mamby on the Beach (This event has been canceled)

Aug. 23-25: Logan Square Social | Map

Aug. 23-25: Corn Fest (DeKalb) | Map

Aug. 23-25: Skokie’s Backlot Bash | Map

Aug. 23-25: Taste of Greektown | Map

Aug. 23-Sept. 1: Chicago Jazz Festival (Loop) | Map

Aug. 24: Villapalooza (Little Village) | Map

Aug. 24: Edgebrook Block Party | Map

Aug. 24: Lagunitas Beer Circus Chicago (Douglas Park) | Map

Aug. 24: Chicago SummerDance Celebration (Loop) | Map

Aug. 24-25: Ukranian Days Festival (West Town) | Map

Aug. 24-25: Bucktown Art Fest | Map

Aug. 24-25: Oak Park Ave.-Lake Arts & Crafts Show (Oak Park) | Map

Aug. 24-25: Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts | Map

Aug. 24-25: Port Clinton Art Festival (Highland Park) | Map

Aug. 25: Walk in the Park (Arlington Heights) | Map

Aug. 25: Taste of Armenia (Evanston) | Map

Aug. 25-31: Chicago Onscreen Schedule | Various locations

Through Aug. 28: Arbor Evenings (Lisle) | Map

Through-Aug. 29: Summer Concert Series (Lincoln Square) | Map

Through Aug. 29: Thursday Night Out (Oak Park) | Map

Through Aug. 29: Rockin’ in the Park (Rosemont) | Map

Aug. 30-Sept. 1: Nashwood (Highwood) | Map

Aug. 30-Sept. 1: Great American Lobster Fest (Near North Side) | Map

Aug. 30-Sept. 1: North Coast Music Festival (South Loop) | Map

Aug. 30-Sept. 1: Lebanese Festival (Lombard) | Map

Aug. 30-Sept. 2: Naperville Jaycees’ Last Fling | Map

Aug. 30-Sept. 2: Taste of Polonia (Jefferson Park) | Map

Aug. 30-Sept. 2: African Festival of the Arts (Washington Park) | Map

Aug. 31: 2019 Miller Lite Chicago Bears Block Party (Logan Square) | Map

Through Aug. 31: Wave Wall Wax (Near North Side) | Map

Aug. 31-Sept. 2: Frankfort Fall Fest | Map

Aug. 31-Sept. 2: Schaumburg Septemberfest | Map

Aug. 31-Sept. 2: Irish Days (Long Grove) | Map

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