Date: Saturday, July 27 - Sunday, July 28
Time: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: N. Lincoln Avenue between Fullerton & Wrightwood
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Address: 2500 N Lincoln Ave.
Chicago Illinois
Beneficiary: Wrightwood Neighbors Association

In a city of street fests, one would be hard-pressed to find one more iconic than Taste of Lincoln Avenue.

It’s legendary for many reasons. Celebrating its 36th year in 2019, it’s easily one of the city’s oldest summer happenings Another is its sheer size. The fest sprawls over several city blocks in the heart of the vibrant Lincoln Park/DePaul neighborhood.

And like a fine wine it has aged well (and expanded) over the years. It offers lots of fun things beyond its 100 food, arts/crafts and other vendors. These include:

  • Two stages of great music featuring both national and regional acts.
  • For families there’s the wildly popular (and free entry) “Kids’ Carnival” area open each afternoon that features entertainment, art activities, pony rides, kiddie rides and more.
  • For adults there’s the popular Wine and Whiskey Tastings. Ticketed tasting sessions are held several times over the weekend.
  • In addition, for both kids and adults with a sweet tooth a more recent fest addition is a fun stand-alone “Chocolate Fest” area with tastings and sales.

The bottomline? When it comes enjoying summer in the Windy City, Taste of Lincoln Avenue should be at the top of everyone’s list!

Get Social!

Fullerton Stage Entertainment

Noon - DJ
2:00pm - Edward & Graham
3:30pm - Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery
5:00pm - The Way Down Wanderers
6:50pm - Horseshoes & Handgrenades
8:40pm - Lucky Boys Confusion
2:00pm - The Hoodie Life
3:15pm - Friday Pilots Club
4:30pm - The Orphan, The Poet
6:10pm - Kashmir
7:55pm - Think Floyd

Wrightwood Stage Entertainment

3:00pm - To The Nines 2 sets!
6:15pm - 97Nine
8:00pm - Bruce in the USA
3:00pm - Hello Weekend 2 sets!
6:15pm - Rod Tuffcurls
8:15pm - 16 Candles

Kids' Carnival

Join us for the kids carnival at Taste of Lincoln Avenue! The activities take place on Montana, between Lincoln and Sheffield. 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!

Wine Tasting

Eventbrite - 2019 Taste of Lincoln Avenue - Wine and Whiskey Tasting

Join us for sips and sights at this year's Taste of Lincoln Avenue wine tasting. Registrants will receive a souvenir tasting glass, 12 samples and a designated area with seating. Sample from over 40 wines!

Session Times:
Saturday, July 27th
1pm to 4pm AND 5pm to 8pm

$25 in advance
$30 on-site (if available)

Whiskies On Lincoln – A Midwest Tasting Event

Eventbrite - 2019 Taste of Lincoln Avenue - Wine and Whiskey Tasting

The Taste of Lincoln Avenue annual Whiskies on Lincoln tasting featuring hand-crafted spirits made right in the Midwest! This unique opportunity connects you with distillers and their representatives.

Session Times:
Saturday, July 27th

1pm to 4pm AND 5pm to 8pm

$30 in advance (12 tastings and early admission)
$30 on-site (10 tastings and no early admission)

About the 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.

Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

Looking to connect with active consumers at this event? For pricing and a customized benefits package, please contact Norine Smyth at 312-799-0354 or Laura Wilke at 773-584-6669.

Still Have Questions?

Still have questions regarding event logistics? Please contact Special Events Management at 773-868-3010.

Vendor Opportunities

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