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606 Movers’ Guide to Summer Festivals and Events 8/24-8/25

With fall just around the corner, make sure to get out and enjoy the last few weeks of summer. Before you know it, Chicago will be covered in snow and we’ll have to survive the cold well into spring. So make the most of what a Chicago summer has to offer by checking out some of these unique events below.

Women & Children First Block Party: 40 Years Strong

Saturday, August 24, 2019 – 11:00am to 5:00pm

5233 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640

This is probably one of the most famous and fearlessly independent, open minded, and feminist bookstores in Chicago and they are celebrating 40 years of business this weekend. There will be food and entertainment so be sure to check them out and support all that they do.

Hermosa Tamal Fest

Saturday, August 24, 2019 – 11:00am to 5:00pm

Hermosa, Keeler Ave between Armitage Ave and Cortland

Featuring handmade art vendors, aztec dance performances, and of course tamales, be sure to support the Hermosa neighborhood this weekend!

Bucktown Arts Fest

Saturday August 24 & Sunday August 25 11am – 7pm

2200 N Oakley, Chicago, IL, 60647

If you’re looking to buy the perfect piece of art or just want to hang out in the Bucktown area, the Art’s Fest is the place to be. In addition, there will be two music stages, dancers, performers, and food trucks to round out this amazing event.

Taste of Greektown

Friday August 24 through Sunday, August 26

Between 400 S Halsted St and 100 S Halsted Street

Greek food in all its variety and glory will be on full display at this year’s Taste of Greektown. Come for the food and stick around for the Greek musicians and dancing groups.

Villapalooza

Saturday August 24 & Sunday August 25th

Little Village, Chicago IL, 60608

Situated within one of the Midwest’s largest Mexican communities, this free all-ages music event seeks to provide a safe space for arts, community, and culture. Consider supporting the Little Village community by coming out and celebrating with neighborhood this weekend.

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