Free Thee Best Western Block Party
When: Saturday, October 9, 2021 12:00PM-8:00PM
Where: The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Avenue, (773) 276-3600. Admission free. Music Friendly Dancing fairground (Cortez St.) Tickets
A new Block Party that celebrates Western Avenue which is the longest street in Chicago at just over 24 miles.
There will be games for the kids (and adults), food, beverages, and wares from our many wonderful businesses, and of course live music. Take a passport tour and explore all the wonders that THEE BEST WESTERN has to offer.
Live music from Ryley Walker, Liam Kazar, The Hoyle Brothers, Tobacco City, Valebol.
Food from Chef’s Special and Taqueria Chingon.
Pop-up vendors selling local wares inside & outside Empty Bottle – including Handmade Market.
Photo booth, Dunk Tank (who do you want to see get dunked?), + fun & games for the whole family.
Neighborhood deals from businesses up and down Western Ave.
Prizes from local businesses including to Goose Island, Jeff & Judes, Pizza Friendly Pizza, Empty Bottle (includes an FOB (Friend Of Bottle) pass that grants access to one year of free shows), and more!.
*RSVP to enter. Winner will be chosen at random and announced at the event at 3pm.
Empty Bottle will require all staff, patrons, and performers to provide :
Proof of full vaccination OR
A negative COVID-19 test performed within the previous 72 hours prior to entry.
Hard copies, photocopies, or digital photos of the above are acceptable.
Masks will be worn by staff at all times and will be required of all attendees when not eating or drinking — regardless of vaccination status.
We’re applying these requirements to all shows through Oct 31, 2021 and will update the policy as needed or as new guidance requires.
This is a very difficult time for everyone to navigate and we understand that you may be frustrated. We are as well. Please bear with us as we try to keep our staff, artists, patrons, and the City of Chicago safe — as best we can. Remember that we are all going through this together as a community, and we can beat this if we work together as a community.