Mayfest Chicago

For many Chicagoans, the activation of the flowing water streams of Buckingham Fountain signals the beginning of the summer season. But for Lakeview residents, and local music fans, the arrival of the annual Mayfest represents the first sign of summer. From May 20-22, a billowing big top will cover 3100 N. Ashland and the non-stop music, food and fun of Mayfest.