West Fest Chicago is unique due to its presentation of neighborhood retailers and restaurants, local fine artists and makers, as well as Kid Fest and Pet Fest.
Chicago Avenue between Wood and Damen
(1800-2000 W Chicago Ave.)
Friday, July 7: 5-10PM
Saturday, July 8: 12-10PM
Sunday, July 9: 12-10PM
The Festival features local restaurants, food trucks, food vendors, West Town retail vendors, corporate sponsors, local artists and more.
Applications have closed - please apply to Dancing in the Streets!
Train rides, bounce houses, pony rides, and more... Kid Fest is a kid friendly event complete with its own vendors and live entertainment stage.
Date: Saturday and Sunday, July 8 & 9: 12-7PM
Location: Wolcott between Chicago Ave. and Rice St.
Benefactor and Organizer: Talcott Fine Arts & Museum Academy
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Organized and sponsored by Canine Crews, Pet Fest features a dog obstacle course, paw painting, pet retail and services booths, plus various pet related demonstrations throughout the day.
Date: Saturday and Sunday, July 8 & 9: 12-6PM
Contact Catherine by email at email@example.com for more information.
BASS BY THE POUND DJ STAGE
7:00pm: Phantom 45
Open til 1:30pm: DJ Striz
1:30pm-2:30pm: Ilana Ariella
2:30pm -3:30pm: Flying Almaria Bros
3:30pm-4:30pm: DJ Jes
7:30pm-9:30pm: Mark Farina
1:00pm-2:00pm: Justin Reed
3:00pm-4:00pm: Duke Shin
4:00pm-5:00pm: Lori Branch
5:00pm-6:00pm: Andrew Phelan
6:00pm-7:00pm: DJ Heather
7:00-8:00pm: James Curd
8:00-9:30pm: Derrick Carter
EMPTY BOTTLE PRESENTS - Main Stage
5:30pm: Godly The Ruler
7:00pm: Magi Merlin
2:45pm: Pussy Gillette
4:00pm: The Serfs
5:30pm: French Police
8:30pm: Nitzer Ebb
1:30pm: The Namby Pamby
4:00pm: Cafe Racer
5:30pm: The Hecks
8:30pm: Nick Hakim
Q: How can I volunteer at the event?
A: Please fill out the volunteer interest form!
Q: Is the event dog friendly?
A: Yes! Well behaved dogs on leashes may attend.
Q: Is there parking?
A: There is plenty of non metered street parking in the area but no designated parking.
Q: How do I get there?
A: The festival is located on Chicago Avenue between Chicago and Wood. Use the address 1800 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago IL 60622 when travelling to West Fest Chicago.
Q: Is the $10 Suggested Donation Required?
A: No. It is not required because the event takes place in the public way. However, we will have entrance gate staff suggesting that attendees make the donation. Donations help to cover the costs of producing the event, and proceeds benefit local non-profits: West Town Chamber of Commerce, local animal shelters, and Talcott Fine Arts & Museum Academy. Please DONATE!
Vendor & Sponsorship
Kate Ziyad, WTCC
Ryan Beshel, Six4Creative
Jennifer Wisniewski, Six4Creative
Brent Heyl, Empty Bottle
West Fest Chicago DJ Stage: firstname.lastname@example.org