5 Things to do this Weekend: June 2

Enjoy the spring season with new experiences to make your days brighter! From outdoor activities like nature walks and festivals, to exploring new areas and shops, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a round-up of five activities this weekend that we think you will love to kick off the spring season!

Do Have Some Fun at Do Division!

Experience the spirit of West Town at Do Division Street Fest! This annual street fest is a local favorite that brings together music, food, and fun. The festival is family-friendly, with a dedicated kids’ area, and offers a lively atmosphere that extends into the night. Join the community for a memorable celebration of music, culture, and creativity.

Date: June 2-4
Time: Fri 5-10PM; Sat and Sun 12-10PM
Cost: Free
Location: Division St between Damen and Leavitt
More info: westtownchamber.org

Enjoy the Art of Hyde Park at the Street Art Fest

Discover the artistic wonders of Chicago at the 57th Street Art Fair! This festival transforms the historic Hyde Park neighborhood into a vibrant outdoor gallery, showcasing the talent and creativity of over 200 juried artists from across the country. With live music performances, delicious food options, and a welcoming community atmosphere, the 57th Street Art Fair is an enriching experience for art enthusiasts and families alike.

Date: June 3-4
Time: Sat 11AM-6PM; Sun 10AM-5PM
Cost: Free
Location: 57th Street between Woodlawn and Kenwood Aves
More info: 57thstreetartfair.org

Hot Diggity Dog- It’s Hot Dog Fest

Indulge in a true Chicago culinary tradition at the Windy City Hot Dog Fest! Set against the backdrop of Lincoln Park, the festival brings together local hot dog vendors and enthusiasts for a weekend filled with delicious bites, live music, and family-friendly activities. From the traditional Chicago-style hot dog to unique and creative variations, there’s a hot dog to satisfy every craving.

Date: June 3-4
Time: 12-10PM
Cost: Free
Location: 4000 N Milwaukee Ave
More info: chicagoevents.com

Hallelujah, it’s Gospel Fest

Experience the power of gospel music at the Chicago Gospel Music Festival! This iconic event celebrates the rich heritage and soul-stirring sounds of gospel music, bringing together renowned performers, local choirs, and enthusiastic audiences. With electrifying performances and a joyful atmosphere, the Chicago Gospel Music Festival is a true celebration of the genre and its profound influence on the city’s cultural fabric.

Date: June 3
Time: 12-9PM
Cost: Free
Location: Milennium Park, 201 E Randolph St
More info: chicago.gov

It’s All Greek to Me at Greek Fest

Immerse yourself in the vibrant flavors and lively spirit of Greece at the Lincoln Park Greek Fest! Enjoy live music and traditional Greek dancing, browse through the marketplace filled with unique crafts and souvenirs, and enjoy delicious food. With its lively atmosphere, amazing food, and vibrant cultural displays, the Lincoln Park Greek Fest is a captivating celebration of Greece right in the heart of Chicago. Opa!

Date: June 2-4
Time: Fri 5-11PM; Sat 12-11PM; Sun 12-10PM
Cost: Free
Location: St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 2701 N Sheffield Ave
More info: lincolnparkgreekfest.com


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