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Wicker Park Bucktown Festivals

Street Fests to Please Every Crowd

Whether you're looking to discover progressive music, taste the cuisine of a unique variety of restaurants, shop an endless array of distinctive vendors' merchandise or just want to spend time outside in the beautiful Chicago summer, Wicker Park Bucktown can provide you the perfect opportunity at one of its many street festivals.
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Wicker Park Fest 2014

Wicker Park Fest will take place July 26th & 27th, 2014! For the most up-to-date info regarding lineup announcements and news, "like" Wicker Park Fest on Facebook or check out WickerParkFest.com


Chicago's Best Street Festival of the Summer

-The Chicago Tribune

Wicker Park Fest is the definitive culmination of cutting edge music, celebrated local restaurants and unbeatable culture. The festival takes place along Milwaukee Avenue from North Avenue to Paulina Street. 2014 is sure to top what was an amazing slate of performances, food and vendors at Wicker Park Fest ’13 so constantly check back for news and updates!

For a feel of Wicker Park Fest, and a great overview of Wicker Park Fest 2013 Watch the Video

Wicker Park Fest 2014 Music Lineup

Above all else, Wicker Park Fest is known for the highest quality of live music. It’s become one of Chicago’s most highly anticipated music festivals of the summer - and at a fraction of the admission fee of the other big music fests. Watch for this year's line up on Wicker Park Fest's Music Page & like the Wicker Park Fest Page for instant updates in your feed

Wicker Park Fest Arts Area

For the thired year, Wicker Park Fest presents new arts areas featuring unique works by local performance & visual artists. Check out what's in store by viewing the WickerParkFest.com's Activities Page!

Wicker Park Fest Kids!

The Wicker Park Fest Kids! area will feature kids entertainment, games, activities, family friendly vendors and snacks. Check back for new information.

Wicker Park Fest Vendors

Promote your Business, be a part of Wicker Park Fest! Get your business in front of over 60,000 eager fest-goers.

Wicker Park Fest Sponsorship

We offer a variety of sponsorship levels, and we are happy to work on a tailored sponsorship package. For more information, see the Wicker Park Fest Sponsorship Options, the call the WPB Chamber office at 773-384-2672 or email Colleen Ryan Neubauer, cryan@trafficpr.net.

Food Trucks

If you own or operate a food truck, the Wicker Park Area has a number of food stands very near to the fest grounds. Plan your best location from the CoC's Mobile Food Vendor Stand Map.

Wicker Park Fest Press

To see all the press received by Wicker Park Fest, check out WickerParkFest.com's Press Page

Wicker Park Fest Works to be Sustainable

Wicker Park Fest works hard to be sustainable, green and environmentally friendly. The WPB SSA#33 sponsored sustainability efforts, produced & exicuted by Bright Beat hinge on a few key components

  • A comprehensive waste diversion program. Staffed recycling stations engaged fest-goers, and it resulted in nearly 36% of fest waste being diverted from landfills.
  • Eco-Captains. Knowelegdable experts maintained proper separation proceedures behind the scenes.
  • The Polystyrene Cup Recycling program kept 16,000 cups from landfills as well.
Check out Bright Beat's efforts at WPF 2013


ChillFest Logo

ChillFest is the WPB Chamber's newest festival. Our 1st annual ChillFest saw over 100 bands performing in 32 different business in the Wicker Park Bucktown Neighborhood. We're planning to bring you the same, awesome explosion of pop-up music to WPB Business on November 15th, 2014.

To see what bands, played last years ChillFest, teasers & updates for ChillFest 2014, peruse the ChillFest Website or take the easy way out, & follow @chillfestchicago on Twitter & like us on Facebook to get ChillFest News in your feed.

If you are interested in being a part of ChillFest, interested artists & businesses: please refer to & submit applications at the ChillFest Business Event Page.

Keep checking Back for updates & News.

Welcome to ChillFest

Want to learn just a little bit more before you dive into the wonderful world of winter music fests? Let the 2013 invitition pique your interest, & remember, even though the weather might be frightful, all you need to do is chill for it to be delightful.

ChillFest Invitation from Jim Pfeiffer on Vimeo.