• Thank you to everyone who attended PorchFest Lakeview 2019! Can't wait to you again next year!

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  • PorchFest Lakeview

    Sunday, June 2nd from 1-5PM
    Within two blocks of Southport/Lincoln/Wellington


    The Lakeview Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Front Porch Concerts presents PorchFest Lakeview. PorchFest Lakeview is a community-building festival featuring local musicians performing on front porches within a few blocks of South Lakeview. Lakeview residents volunteer their porches to host the concerts, and local musicians will perform throughout the afternoon. Along with lots of great music, there will be food, craft beer from Corridor Brewery (cash only), music, and great times with the community! Bring your young kids to the event hub from 2-4pm to play music with The Music Playhouse of Chicago!

    Restrooms will be located at Diag Bar & Grill (2856 N. Southport Ave) and available from 1-5PM.

    Special thanks to PorchFest Lakeview sponsors, MedMar LakeviewJiMMY! Bar and Corridor Brewery, who is brewing a special PorchFest collaboration beer for this event!

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  • Get Involved! Get Involved!

    HOST: Hosting is a great way to meet your neighbors and enjoy a wonderful afternoon of live music from talented local musicians right on your own front porch! By hosting, you're helping to make Lakeview a stronger, more tight-knit community and supporting the local music scene. Hosts must be within Racine to Ashland and Fletcher to Wolfram. Sign up for 2020 here.

    PLAY: Perform at this wonderful event where you will be welcomed onto a Lakeview resident's front porch to share your music with the community! You are sure to meet new fans and create special memories as you perform in this intimate, unique setting. ARTIST SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED, but you can still sign up to be considered for next year: sign up here.

    VOLUNTEER: Volunteers are needed to help with event setup, managing artist performances on various porches, assisting with activities, and welcoming the Lakeview community to the event. If you are interested in volunteering at the event or if you have any questions, email Carisa@LakeviewChamber.com.

  • Local Business Porch Sponsors Local Business Porch Sponsors

    These local businesses are sponsoring a porch at PorchFest Lakeview to offer some awesome benefits when you stop by! Their porch locations will be announced soon.

    Char Crust: offering free samples!

    Craft & Barrel: handing out glasses of lemonade and offering a 10% off coupon valid for your next purchase!

    Crosby's Kitchen: giving samples of their Lobster Devil Eggs!

    Ella Elli: offering samples of their Lavender Lemonade!

    Frasca Pizzeria: providing samples of their Meatballs & Marinara!

    StretchLab Lakeview: offering free stretches!

    Tuco & Blondie: giving samples of their fresh guacamole and chips!

    Universal Wellness Source: offering samples of essential oils specific to cooling the body on a hot day and the opportunity to schedule a $20 new patient exam.

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