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2022 Chicago Southsider Summer Festival Guide

Summertime in Chicago is like nowhere else.

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Chicago Vegandale Summer Festival
Vegandale Festival in Chicago. Photo Credit: Rhinehart Media Group

Originally published in 2022 on Facebook Bulletin.

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There’s nothing like summertime in Chicago. From festivals to outdoor cultural events, there’s always a chance to meet new faces and enjoy good food. We’ve compiled a list of upcoming festivals that you can add to your calendar this summer.

2022 Chicago Southsider Festival Guide

Hyde Park Summer Fest

Midway Plaisance – 59th Street & Ellis Ave

Saturday, June 11th and Sunday, June 12th, 2022

Chicago Vegandale Festival 2022

Saturday, June 11th, 2022

11:00 AM – 7:00 PM CDT

Grant Park, Butler Field 100 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, 60603

Purchase tickets here.

Bronzeville Blues Fest

Sunday, June 12, 2022

12-8pm

Armstrong (Lillian Hardin) Park

Located at 4433 S. St. Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL 60653

Cost: Free

Chicago Food Truck Summer Festival

Summer Music Pop Up Series

June 25th & 26th, 2022

11am – 7pm

South Loop 1700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, 60616

Chosen Few Picnic & House Music Festival 2022

Saturday, July 2, 2022

8am – 10pm

Jackson Park 63rd Street at Hayes Drive, Chicago, IL, 60637

30th Anniversary Chosen Few Picnic in July 2022!

The 29th African/Caribbean Intl Festival of Life!

July 2nd – 4th, 2022

2pm -10pm Daily

Washington Park – 55th & Cottage Grove

Taste of Chicago 2022

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 – Sunday, July 10, 2022

Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois

Click here for more information.

Tacos Y Tamales Festival

July 15th – July 17th, 2022

Pilsen – 16th & Peoria

Bantu Fest 2022

July 23rd and July 24th, 2022, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Midway Plaisance, Chicago (in Hyde Park, by the University of Chicago)

1130 Midway Plaissance (Near 60th & Ellis)

Bud Billiken Parade

August 13, 2022

Bronzeville

Chicago Caribbean Carnivale

August 20, 2022

10am – 9pm

Midway Plaisance, 915 E. 60th Street

What festivals are you attending this summer? Did we miss a festival? Comment below and let us know!

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