When: June 17-18, 2017, Sat. and Sun. 10 am-6 pm
Where: Butler Field in Grant Park, E. Monroe St. and S. Lake Shore Dr.
FREE Admission; $5 suggested donation (Chicago residents aren’t required to pay entrance fees to street festivals. More info here). No info on who benefits from this festival.
What is it
Approximately 300 of the finest artist from coast to coast and around the world will show, sell and demonstrate their art. Children’s and family activities, live music and food will add to the event. Go for a spin on the Spin Art machine to create a masterpiece of spiraled and splashes of paint.
Food, beer, live music
Enjoy a beer, fabulous food, and live music in one of our three Food, Music & Beer Oases
“Granddaddy of American Art Festivals”
The Gold Coast Art Fair is heralded as the “Granddaddy of American Art Festivals” and is rated as one of the top 30 shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist magazine.
Why is it in Grant Park
Originally this Gold Coast Art Fair was actually held in the Gold Coast on LaSalle Street around Chicago Avenue but in 2010 it had gotten so large it had to move to larger digs.
Other things you can do in the area: