• Old Town Historic District Chicago, IL 60614 in CHICAGO, IL

Chosen by professional curators, over 250 artists participate in this annual June weekend event in the historic district of Old Town. Works consist of every medium available and the festival represents one of the largest in the country. The fair also includes a tour of approximately 50 local gardens. A children's corner provides the chance for youngsters to channel their inner artist and a food court provides refreshments.

  • Address: work 900 W. Randolph St. Chicago, IL 60607 Map It in CHICAGO, IL

This mid June weekend event showcases the culinary talents of restaurateurs along a six-block stretch. Guests have the chance to indulge in numerous specialty foods. The festival also offers specially selected arts and crafts exhibits that showcase everything from traditional art to clothing and jewelry. Different stages located along the city streets feature live entertainment.

  • Chicago, Illinois, USA 4400 N. Lincoln Ave.-Directions-Lincoln Avenue from Montrose to Wilson (440 in CHICAGO, IL

Held in the Lincoln Square neighborhood, the event celebrates world cultures with craft beers, food, live music and other cultural ex<x>pressions every mid July weekend. Visitors sample various local and regional beers along with the opportunity for dining on food presented by the top restaurants in the area. When the sun goes down, the streets offer dance parties and open jams along with family orientated activities.

  • Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center 101 Schaumburg Ct Schaumburg, IL 60193 in SCHAUMBURG, IL

Residents and visitors celebrate the end of summer with this gathering that takes place during Labor Day weekend. The fun-filled event offers arts and crafts exhibits, a carnival and live entertainment. The festival also features a Labor Day parade, bingo games and plenty of food. In the evenings, visitors sit back and relax while watching fireworks displays.