Farmers Markets

Dark pink, pink, and white peonies in a white bucket at the SOAR Farmers Market in Chicago, Illinois

Sweet, jewel-colored berries; juicy, ripe tomatoes fresh off the vine; fragrant herbs; colorful flowers . . .
When and where is the next farmers market, you ask? Check out the Farmers Markets page and find out!

Food Festivals

Greek Fries served at the Gold Coast Greek Fest in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago has an amazing number of food festivals, with something for everyone!

If the entire family is looking to spend a day out enjoying food, drink, music, and activities, there are plenty of family-friendly festivals. Lincoln Park Greek Fest June 1–3, Taste of River North July 20–22, and Chicago Hot Dog Fest August 10–12 are a few of the festivals that the family can enjoy together. Some events have "kid zones" with fun games and activities for the children!

If you are interested in beverage tastings (21 and older, please!), you are sure to find an event to quench your thirst! Whether you go for brews, wines, cocktails, margaritas, or ciders, Chicago's festival scene has got you covered!

Take a look at the Food Festivals page and see what whets your appetite!