June festival season arrives in Chicago


Rogers Park and Edgewater community, are you trying to go to a festival throughout the month of June but you don’t know what festivals are coming up. Here is a list of festivals during the month of June:

1Ravinia Festival

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The oldest music festival in the US with outdoor concerts will be taking place June 1-Sept. 16 at  Ravinia, 418 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park; for more information visit ravinia.org

2Physical Festival Chicago

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Physical Festival is a contemporary, visual, and physical theater festival which is taking place from June 1-9, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont; for more information visit physicalfestival.com

3Pivot Arts Festival

Home for innovating music, theater, and dance on Chicago’s far north side taking place from June 1-10, pivotarts.org/festival

4Millennium Park Summer Film Series

Watch movies on the big screen for free this summer when the city’s Millennium Park Summer Film Series returns on Tuesday evenings from June 5-Aug. 21, Millennium Park, Michigan and Randolph. millenniumpark.com

5Chicago Blues Festival

The Chicago Blues Festival is the largest free blues festival in the world and remains the largest of Chicago’s Music Festivals. During June 8-10 on Millennium Park, Michigan and Randolph , blues fans enjoy free live music in the “Blues Capital of the World. June 8-10, Millennium Park, Michigan and Randolph; chicagobluesfestival.us

6Andersonville Midsommarfest

Annual street festival for two days and three nights of music, dancing, kids entertainment,  and delicious food. June 8-10, Clark and Foster; starevents.com

7Ribfest Chicago

Fest-goers can enjoy 25 hours of original music, from honky-tonk to indie and rock, performed by premier touring bands from across the US and abroad. June 8-10, At Lincoln, Damen and Irving Park; ribfest-chicago.com

8Spring Awakening Music Festival

Chicago’s three-day electronic music 18+ on the date of the event to enter. June 8-10, Addams-Medill Park, 301 W. 14th; visit springawakeningfestival.com

9Wells Street Art Festival

Feature over 225 juried artists from across the continent. A number of disciplines are represented from traditional painting and sculpture to artisan woodworking, and much more. June 9-10, on Wells between North and Division wellsstreetartfest.us

10Grant Park Music Festival

Chicago’s summer musical sensation, demonstrating that classical music, performed by a world-class orchestra and chorus. June 13 – Aug. 18, Millennium Park, Pritzker Pavilion, Michigan and Randolph; gpmf.org

11LatinXT Festival

Free music festival experience, LatinXT presented by Sol, at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds. June 15-16, Navy Pier, Grand and Lake Michigan; navypier.org

12Chicago Pride  Fest and Parade

Two-day festival and a world-famous parade. June 24, on Halsted and Broadway between Montrose and Diversey; northhalsted.com

13Gold Coast Art Fair

This fair has artwork, live music, great food and fun activities for kids. June 16-17, Grant Park, Butler Field, between Monroe and Jackson; starevents.com

14Millennium Park Summer Music Series

 Free outdoor music concerts ranging from local artists to international artists. June 18-Aug. 16, Millennium Park, Pritzker Pavilion, Michigan, and Randolph; millenniumpark.org

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