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7th Annual Edgewater Arts Festival
Edgewater Arts Festival http://www.edgewaterartists.com/ is the premier art-focused, neighborhood festival occurring in the diverse Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago. The seventh annual festival will happen on Saturday and Sunday, September 28 and 29, 2019, in the 1000 to 1200 block of West Granville from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM (6:00 PM on Sunday), rain or shine.
This family-friendly fest features over 100 local and regional artisans with creations in every medium along the two blocks in Edgewater with additional artists featured inside Gallery 1070 http://www.edgewaterartists.com/gallery-1070.html. Two stages of live music bookend Broadway and Sheridan and feature 25 eclectic musical acts from plugged-in rock and roll to acoustic, flamenco, big band brass horn sounds, and more. A Youth Art Activities Area will offer hands-on art classes for all ages, face painting, a puppet show, and music. The pop-up beer garden will sell Lucky Girl http://luckygirlbrewery.com/ beer plus wine and food from newly opened Edgewater neighbor Farm Bar https://farm-bar.com/. All the restaurants within the fest’s footprint will be open for business, too. Edgewater Arts Festival requests a suggested donation of $5 per person to enter, which will benefit Edgewater Artists in Motion, a 501(c)3 dedicated to fostering art experiences for the long-term benefit and beautification of this vibrant community.