West Fest is known for its cutting edge music and an emphasis on ‘local,’ from the food to the vendor participants.
When: July 7-9, 2017 Fri. 5-10pm, Sat. and Sun. 12-10pm
Where: West Town, Chicago Ave. between Damen and Paulina
FREE Admission; $5 donation requested to attend West Fest. 20% of event proceeds benefit Talcott Fine Arts and Museum Academy and Mitchell Elementary School.
West Fest provides the stage to show why West Town is one of the hottest up-and-coming neighborhoods in the city. West Town’s streets are lined with independent, locally-owned businesses, restaurants, cafes, boutiques and services. Many will be participating in West Fest.
West Town app
A great way to explore West Town any time of the year is with the ‘Discover West Town’ mobile app, which includes a complete business directory as well as a ‘hot deals’ feature. To view the app online, visit m.westtownchicago.com or download for free from your smart phone app store.
Live Music Line up here.
Kid Fest (Wolcott at Chicago) is Saturday and Sunday from noon to 7 pm (at no additional admittance fee). Kid Fest features many popular activities including train rides, bouncy houses, bean bag toss, ring toss, balloon darts, football toss, bottle toss, photo booth and more.
Pet Fest is 12-6pm Saturday and Sunday and features a charity dog wash, dog obstacle course, paw painting, pet retail booths, tie-dye dog bandana making, paddling pools and plenty of water; pet related demonstrations, pet services booths, local veterinarians and canine therapists. All proceeds benefit Alive Rescue and One Tail at a Time, with goodie bags for humans who donate or make a purchase.