West Town Art Walk
West Town Art Walk
Friday, September 23rd 5pm-8pm
& Saturday, September 24th 12pm-8pm
Established in 2011, the West Town Art Walk is organized by the West Town Chamber of Commerce and a committee of West Town business owners to celebrate the diverse community of businesses in West Town while highlighting Chicago artists. The mission is to showcase West Town as a rich cultural hub that has much to offer residents, visitors, and business owners alike. Over the years West Town has become known as a thriving arts district with many galleries and home and garden design retailers.
Art Through Every Door.
Local businesses host artists and offer specials, West Town galleries and home and garden retailers participate, and the event features self guided West Town public art walking tours. The West Town Art Walk celebrates art in all forms.
Attending West Town Art Walk
West Town’s diverse businesses participate in the Art Walk and showcase all that the West Town neighborhood has to offer.
Date & Time
Friday, September 23rd from 5pm - 8pm and Saturday, September 24th from 12pm - 8pm
The West Town Art Walk will take place throughout West Town: Division to Hubbard, Halsted to Kedzie.
Attendees can start their Art Walk journey at any of the participating businesses or at one of the two event Headquarters. Stop by any of the participating businesses for an Art Walk map or button. There is no cost to attend the Art Walk.
Scroll down for a full listing of participating businesses and their special events and promotions.
West Town Chamber of Commerce (1819 W Chicago Ave)
Live Art Making
There will be FREE Pedicabs to assist patrons to tour the area. Flag down one of the two circulating pedicabs with West Town Art Walk signage, tell them you are attending, and they can take you to any of the participating Art Walk businesses during event hours.
The red West Town Art Walk buttons are a decorative gift for attendees and do not offer any discounts or perks.
Previous West Town Art Walk Participants, Events & Local Specials are listed below! The participation lineup is subject to change, so keep checking the website for the latest information.
🦴 = Dog Friendly Space
Where does the Art Walk start?
West Town Art Walk maps are available at any participating business. There are two headquarter locations (West Town Chamber of Commerce at 1819 W Chicago Ave or 1821 W Hubbard St lofts) with maps and information. Patrons can choose their route and start their Art Walk anywhere.
Is there parking?
There is no street closure for West Town Art Walk and plenty of street parking. There are no designated parking areas.
Is there a cost for attendance or suggested donation?
No. Attendance is free. We do ask for a $10 donation at headquarters to help support the West Town Chamber of Commerce.
Can I bring my dog?
Certain businesses are dog friendly! Some businesses are not.
Once participants are announced there will be indicators on the Art Walk Map as to where you can and cannot take your dog.
More questions? Please contact the West Town Chamber of Commerce. 312-850-9390 firstname.lastname@example.org.