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Taste of Lincoln Avenue

Taste of Lincoln Avenue

Date: Saturday & Sunday, July 25-26
Time: Noon to 10 p.m. Daily
Location: N. Lincoln Avenue between Fullerton & Wrightwood | Chicago
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Beneficiary: Wrightwood Neighbors Association


One of Chicago's trailblazing warm-weather fests, this iconic and popular summer happening returns for its 32nd year to the streets of the city's Lincoln Park/DePaul neighborhood.

Sprawling over several blocks and side streets along Lincoln Avenues between Fullerton and Wrightwood, fest highlights include nearly 30 music acts on three stages and the stand-alone (and wildly popular) "Kids' Carnival" with art activities galore, stage performers, a petting zoo and much more.

Taste of Lincoln also features an abundance of food, libations, nearly 100 neighborhood vendors and the Lill Street Craft Fair that showcases the creativity of two dozen artists.

In addition, the music stage lineup has something for ever musical taste: from acclaimed indie and classic rockers to legendary Chicago blues acts and top local tribute bands who keep visitors partying throughout the weekend.

Beneficiary - Wrightwood Neighbors Association
The Wrightwood Neighbors Association (WNA) is constantly involved in many issues that directly impact life in the community. WNA works with aldermen and City agencies to help provide residents with the services possible, and to make sure that Wrightwood remains a nice place to work, live and play.

Fullerton Stage Entertainment
Saturday
1:15 PM - The Empty Pockets
3:00 PM - The Handcuffs
4:30 PM - Liquid Soul
6:15 PM - The Samples
8:15 PM - Freddy Jones Band


Sunday
1:00 PM - Hank & Cupcakes
2:30 PM - Big Paraid
4:00 PM - Central Standard
5:30 PM - Workout Music
7:15 PM - Reptar
8:30 PM - The Budos Band

Altgeld Stage Entertainment
Saturday
12:30 PM - The Funk Crusaders
3:00 PM - Get Up with the Get Downs
5:45 PM - Afro Zep
7:45 PM - Funkadesi

Sunday
12:30 PM - Doug Lee & the Blues Family
2:45 PM - Silverside
4:40 PM - Archie Powell & The Exports
6:15 PM - Molehill
7:45 PM - Trippin Billies

Wrightwood Stage Entertainment
Saturday
1:00 PM - Ginger Road
3:30 PM - Run Forrest Run
5:30 PM - Catfight
8:00 PM - 16 Candles

Sunday
1:15 PM - The Gingers
3:30 PM - One Night Band
5:30 PM - Mallrats
7:45 PM - Wedding Banned

Kids' Carnival
Join us for the kids carnival at Taste of Lincoln Avenue! The activities take place on Altgeld Street, between Lincoln and Halsted (enter on Halsted Street). Join all the fun, including giant slide, arts & crafts, balloons, pony rides, face painting, game, puppets and a great entertainment stage for kids of all ages!

How To Get There
Public transportation is recommended. Ride the Red or Brown Line "L" to Fullerton, exit and head East.

Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities
Looking to connect with active consumers at this event? For pricing and a customized benefits package, please contact Norine Smyth at 773-584-6684 or Laura Wilke at 773-584-6669.

Event Logistics
Still have questions regarding event logistics? Please contact Veronica Carrillo at 773-584-6657.

Exhibitor Opportunities
Click here for more information and applications on how to exhibit at this event and others. If you have additional questions, please contact the Rosy Robinson or at 773-584-6633.

Music Bookings
Any bands or entertainers wishing to be considered for future bookings must submit the following information via email only. Please email us your website, your Facebook link, any other promotional links, a bio is also appreciated. Please include any Chicago history for the past six months or future performances. Let us know what kind of draw the band has in the area and include a price range on the band. If you feel your act is especially suited for one specific event, tell us why you're a great fit for that event! Please email to Gehrig Peterson, our Music Director at GPeterson@chicagoevents.com.

Event Sponsors
Bud Light
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