Cawley Insights

Guide to Chicagoland Area Festivals - June

Written by Jessica Polito on Jun 4, 2018 2:08:08 PM

Chicago

Summer in Chicagoland is unlike any other. Whether you're soaking up the rays at the beach, running along the lakefront, or enjoying the array of cuisines, there are plenty of adventures to fill up your summer. Chicago prides itself on highlighting the melting pot of various neighborhoods throughout the city and the suburbs. Within these neighborhoods and the Chicagoland area, events take place every day in the summer; yes, every day!

Food festivals to music festivals, we've created a quick guide to help you explore what the Chicagoland has to offer in June. 

Ribfest - June 8th - June 10th
Chicago - Lincoln Ave/Irving Park Rd/Damen Ave
$10/person suggested donation
Friday, June 8th: 5-10p
Saturday, June 9th: 12-10p
Sunday, June 10th: 12-10p
http://www.ribfest-chicago.com/

Pilsen Food Truck Social - June 9th & June 10th
Chicago - 18th St. between Racine & Throop in Pilsen
$5/person suggested donation
June 9th & 10th: 11a-9p
https://www.pilsenfoodtrucksocial.com/

Blues on the Fox - June 15th & June 16th
RiverEdge Park, Aurora
$30/per day, Kids 12 and under are free
Friday, June 15th: Shows begin at 6p
Saturday, June 16th: Shows begin at 2p
https://riveredgeaurora.com/events/botf-2018/

Craft Brews at the Zoo - June 15th & June 16th
Chicago - Lincoln Park Zoo
$20-$79/ticket (Purchase tickets on their website)
June 15th & 16th: 6p-10:30p
https://www.lpzoo.org/craft-brews

Strawberry Fest - June 22nd - June 24th
Downtown Long Grove, 3080 Old McHenry Rd
$5/person, Kids 12 and under are free
Friday, June 22nd: 11a-11p
Saturday, June 23rd: 10a-11p
Sunday, June 24th: 10a-6p
http://longgrove.org/festivals/strawberry-festival/

Eyes to the Skies - June 28th - July 1st
Lisle Community Park
$10/person, Kids 8 and under are free
June 28th - July 1st: Daily dawn - 10:30p
https://www.eyestotheskies.org/

Eyes to the skies

"Eyes to the Skies" - Lisle, IL 
Photo courtesy of Eyes to the Skies - Hot Air Balloon Festival

Topics: summer, chicago, chicagoland, festivals

Written by Jessica Polito