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Wicker Park Fest

  • Milwauekee Avenue and North Avenue (map)

The festival that Chicago magazine and Chicago Tribune have each called “best” of the season returns for its 14th year, July 29 + 30 (on Milwaukee Ave from North Ave to Paulina St). ( 

MUSIC by Subterranean

Guided By Voices

JEFF The Brotherhood
Turquoise Jeep Records
Brick + Mortar

Full Music Lineup TBA Soon!

Arts at Wicker Park Fest includes some of the year’s most tantalizing installation and performance art curated by renowned Wicker Park artists and arts organizations. The dedicated section within Wicker Park Fest features unique and inspired works in the middle of the action on Milwaukee Avenue throughout the weekend. 

Arts at Wicker Park Fest is presented by the Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber and is generously underwritten by the WPB Special Service Area #33.

Event hours are 12:00 noon – 10:00 p.m. on July 29th and 30th and the main gate donation is $10. Donations are put towards yearly festival production by the Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce, the local nonprofit which works to increase the neighborhood’s visibility & viability with special events and programming that promote the local business community.

The Chamber also partners with Burr Elementary, which receives 100% of ticket sales from activities in the Kids Fest area. Free bike parking will be available at the North Honore Gate. Well-behaved dogs on leashes are permitted.

Earlier Event: July 27
Performance: Music for Gauguin