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Taste of Lincoln Avenue

Bring the family to the Taste of Lincoln Avenue August 6-7, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!

The Taste of Lincoln Avenue is one of the most popular summer festivals in the Chicago area, with great food and fun and events for everyone!

Your toddlers and elementary school age children will enjoy the block long Kids Carnival featuring inflatable slides, jumpy houses, face painting, games and prizes, and singers, musicians and puppeteers!

The music lineup (on two stages) includes School of Rock, T.L. Williams, March Fourth, Aaron Carter, G. Love and Special Sauce, Blues Traveler, Dan Hubbard, 16 Candles, Catfight, Rod Tuffcurls, Slim Gypsy Bag, Start Making Sense, and a whole lot more!

Enjoy famous Chicago fare such as pizza, gyros, Italian beef, hot dogs, barbeque, and the list goes on and on. Did we mention beer? There will be beer!

The Taste of Lincoln Avenue is hosted by the Wrightwood Neighbors Association. Proceeds go to local public schools, theatres, and local charities.

The Taste of Lincoln Avenue is being held between Fullerton Avenue and Wrightwood Street in Lincoln Park. The festival is accessible by el trains. For tickets and more information, go online to and follow the prompts.

Make your Taste of Lincoln Avenue experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet (non-seafood items available) Friday nights.