• 2020 Lakeview Community Events 2020 Lakeview Community Events

    Southport Wine & Chocolate Stroll
    Businesses along Southport from Belmont to Irving Park Rd
    February 13, 2020 from 6-9PM
    Taste 20 different wines paired with chocolate treats as businesses along the Southport Corridor transform into tasting destinations. This ticketed event features two routes and includes wine tastings, chocolate treats, a souvenir tasting glass and event guide. Produced by Lakeview Chamber of Commerce.
     
    West Lakeview Restaurant Week
    Restaurants in West Lakeview
    March 20-29, 2020
    Discover local eats at restaurants throughout West Lakeview as they offer special discounts and prix fixe menus for one week. Produced by Lakeview Chamber of Commerce with support from SSA 27 in partnership with local restaurants.
     
    Mayfest
    Ashland & Barry
    May 29-31, 2020
    Kick off the summer festival season with a weekend of fun. Produced by StarEvents.
     
    PorchFest Lakeview
    Within two blocks of the Southport/Lincoln/Wellington intersection
    June 7, 2020 from 1pm - 5pm
    Local artists will perform on front porches in South Lakeview. Last year we had 30 artists and 14 porches participate. The main hub of the event will be outside of St. Alphonsus with live music on their terrace. Learn more here.
     
    Lincoln Hub Summer Workout Series
    St. Alphonsus Terrace (Southport/Lincoln/Wellington intersection)
    Mondays & Tuesdays, June 1 - August 25, 2020 at 6pm
    Join our local fitness partners Core Power Yoga, Lakeshore Sport & Fitness and Pure Barre Lakeview for free weekly outdoor workouts on the St. Alphonsus terrace. It's the perfect mix of fitness classes to enjoy with your local community soaking up as much summer fun as possible! This event is presented by Lakeview Chamber of Commerce and Lakeview SSA 27 along with our fitness partners. Learn more here.
     
    Low-Line Market
    At the Southport CTA Station
    Thursday Evenings, June 4 - October 15 from 3:30pm - 7:30pm (7pm in September & October)
    A carefully curated market bringing high-quality produce, proteins, flowers and artisanal foods from local farms and vendors to a convenient location for CTA commuters and Southport Corridor shoppers. Learn more here.
     
    Southport Sidewalk Showcase
    Southport Ave from Roscoe to Grace
    June 27 - 28, 2020
    Businesses along Southport can showcase their summer apparel on the sidewalk for shoppers to check out the season’s styles. Produced by Lakeview Chamber of Commerce.
     
    Lakeview Live: Concerts on the Curb
    Mashfield & Lincoln
    Wednesday Evenings, July 1 - August 26 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm
    A concert series that showcases the sounds of Chicago's talented musicians and celebrates our beloved Lakeview businesses in a laid-back community setting. Learn more here.
     
    Southport Art Festival
    Southport from Waveland to Grace
    July 11 & 12, 2020 from 10am - 5pm
    Hosted by Southport Neighbors Association, produced by StarEvents in partnership with Amdur Productions. Learn more here.
     
    Chicago Craft Beer Fest
    Lincoln from Addison to Roscoe
    July 2020
    It's a celebration for beer lovers showcasing 70 specialty beers from over 35 breweries! Visitors can purchase tasting tickets to sip on beer while enjoying live music, activities and more! Hosted by West Lakeview Neighbors, produced by Special Events Management. Learn more here.
     
    Sam Adams Lakeview Taco Fest
    Southport from Roscoe to Addison
    Sept. 19-20, 2020 from 11:00am-10:00pm
    The glorious taco gets the spotlight it has long deserved at this Southport Corridor food and music festival kicking off the first official weekend of autumn. Hosted by the Lakeview Chamber of Commerce, produced by Special Events Management. Learn more here.
     
     
    PorchFest Lakeview
    Within two blocks of the Lakeview Low-Line, near Paulina Station
    September 27, 2020 from 1pm - 5pm
    Local artists will perform on front porches near the Lakeview Low-Line at the Paulina Station. Last year we had 30 artists and 14 porches participate. The main hub of the event will be along the Lakeview Low-Line with live music, food and vendors. Learn more here.
     
    Oktoberfest
    Lincoln & Southport
    September 2020
    Celebrate German heritage, Chicago style. Enjoy handmade bratwursts, plenty of cold beer and music from authentic German bands and fest favorites alike. Celebrate traditions and the end of fest season with Oktoberfest! Hosted by St. Alphonsus Church, produced by Special Events Management.
     
    Lincoln Ave Beer Stroll
    Lincoln Ave from Diversey to Addison
    October 16, 2020 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Taste Chicago's craft beer scene as businesses along Lincoln Avenue transform into tasting destinations! This ticketed event features beer samples from local breweries paired with complimentary bites at popular shops along Lincoln.
     
    Trick or Treat on Southport
    Southport from Roscoe to Grace
    October 26, 2020 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    The neighborhood's favorite fall tradition features family-friendly activities, local food vendors, craft beer, music, and trick-or-treating at local businesses.
     
    Southport Holiday Stroll & Cocktail Crawl
    Southport from Belmont to Irving Park
    December 4, 2020 from 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Local businesses are breaking out the holly and staying open late for this annual tradition. The Southport Holiday Stroll is free to attend and features festive entertainment, holiday specials, photos with Santa and more! The ticketed Cocktail Crawl portion of the event will include over 15 holiday-themed cocktails to taste at participating businesses along the Holiday Stroll.