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Summer Events in Chicago


As the Chicago summer season begins, it is also the return of neighborhood street festivals, outdoor concerts, and so many other great events! Summer may have taken a toll in 2020, but as the city begins to reopen, this year will be as exciting as we remember it!

We’ve curated a few of the best must-do activities in Chicago in the most desirable neighborhoods:

Wicker Park Fest

Located on Milwaukee Avenue, Wicker Park is home to the infamous six corners, where North Ave., Milwaukee, and Damen intersect. This neighborhood offers many shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities. This summer is no different, as one of Chicago’s most anticipated festivals, Wicker Park Fest, returns this summer with live music, local vendors, and more. The annual festival will celebrate the neighborhoods’ culture that includes its rich nightlife.

Taste of Chicago To-Go

The Taste of Chicago is looking a bit different this year as the city officials move to make this Chicago favorite event a safer, to-go experience. This year, the infamous outdoor food festival will host pop-up events in many Chicago neighborhoods that include: West Loop, Garfield Park, Humboldt Park, and more! To view the full schedule click here.

The Grant Park Music Festival

Chicago’s most highlighted attraction, Grant Park, has notable features that include: Millennium Park, Maggie Daley Park, Buckingham Fountain, and so much more! The Chicago tradition returns to Millennium Park as the The Grant Park Music Festival, and many musical guests will host their ten-week musical concert, from July 2 to August 21st. Enjoy one of the only free outdoor classical concerts with views of Chicago’s iconic skylines, parks, and so much more.


The annual four-day music festival returns to Grant Park from July 29th to August 1st. Located in the heart of the city, Lollapalooza will be hosting 8 stages, over 170 bands, and a must-see top artist that include: Post Malone, Foo Fighters, and Tyler The Creator. Plus, enjoy Chicago’s most iconic food items in their “Chow Town” section that features 34 food vendors.

If you are looking to live in Chicago’s most desirable neighborhoods so you don’t miss out on any of these events, give us a call to find you an apartment that works best for you: 773.404.9900

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  1. Thanks – I will try to make it to all!

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