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Fountain Square Art Festival

Fountain Square Art Festival

Date: Saturday/Sunday, June 27-28
Time: Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Church & Sherman | Downtown Evanston | Illinois
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Beneficiary: Evanston Chamber of Commerce

Now celebrating its 36th year, Fountain Square Art Festival is the largest and oldest fine arts fair on Chicago's majestic North Shore. Featuring the eclectic works of more than 150 juried artists, this sprawling art showcase epitomizes words like "cosmopolitan" and "sophistication."

The festival takes place in downtown Evanston, just steps from the eponymous Fountain Square. It also features a popular children's art tent with fun activities overseen by the acclaimed Evanston Art Center, food, and a soothing jazz-centric music lineup.

Entertainment & Attractions
Besides the main attraction of world-class art, the Fountain Square Arts Festival offers a vast array of entertainment. A main music stage features continuous live jazz. In addition, the festival boasts a vast assortment of the area's best food and children's art tent offering art lessons and projects for kids!

Entertainment Schedule
Noon - The Flat Cats
3:00 p.m. - Craig & Lori Brenner
6:45 p.m. - The Hat Guys

Noon - BMR4
3:00 p.m. - Classical Blast

Saturday Evening Craft Beer Tasting
The Fountain Square Art Festival just got better with the introduction of the first-ever craft beer night featuring three of the city's local breweries.

This free, open to the public tasting (no tickets necessary) is being held under a tent located at Sherman & Davis. Come join us and sample some of the best beers Evanston has to offer! Full size pours will be available for $6 each. This is a 21+ event with valid ID!

Breweries & Beers Available to Sample:
Smylie Brothers
- Cali Common
- Purple Line

Temperance Beer Company
- Smittytown
- Smittytown Tart

Sketchbook Brewing Company
- Orange Door IPA
- Cumulus Heffeweizen
- Et Tu Saison

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 Joanna Huyck at 773-584-6631.

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 exhibitors@chicagoevents.com or 773.584.6642.

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