Midsommarfest

Andersonville Midsommarfest 2024
June 7 - 9


Midsommarfest returns for its 58th year June 7-9 on Clark Street from Foster to Gregory!

Admission to Midsommarfest is a $10 suggested donation. Proceeds from donations and beverage sales go directly back to the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, a 501c6 non-profit organization to support festival expenses, neighborhood events, small business networking events, neighborhood beautification, and special services year round. Portions of donations will also directly support over a dozen local non-profits including Peirce and Chappel Elementary Schools, Chicago Women's Health Center, Brave Space Alliance and more.

Printed Curiosities is curating this year’s first time vendor booth, which supports up and coming LGBTQIA+, BIPOC and female identified artists. Vendors to date include: BriBe LLC, Claudettes Crafts, The Daydreamers Shop, Lathers by Luna, MoonPerl LLC, Painting Ms. Daisy and Sili+Bells.

ACC is partnering with WYNK this year to provide THC infused seltzers and Open Water to provide still water in recyclable aluminum twist-top bottles.

 


SPECIAL PACKAGES


STAGE SCHEDULE

**schedule is subject to change & updated daily**

 

 


FAQ

 


VENDORS

 


SPONSORS

Midsommarfest 2024 Sponsors

 

Cannabis Infused Beverage Sponsor
WYNK Seltzer + THC

Water Sponsor
Open Water

Cafe Seating Sponsor
Urban Pooch Canine Life Center
Urban Pooch Training & Fitness Center

First Time Vendor Booth Sponsor
Thrive Pet Healthcare
STOUT

 

 

Neighborhood Sponsor
Genoa Italian Concessions
Renewal by Andersen

Friends of Midsommarfest Sponsor
Sage Stone Counseling
Michael Plageman, American Family Insurance

Non Profit Booth Sponsor
Gift of Hope

Family Area Sponsor
Orange Shoe Personal Fitness

Lake Shore Schools
 

Balmoral Stage
Replay

Swedish Stage
Swedish American Museum

Center Stage
Rattleback Records

Midsommarfest Copy

Andersonville Midsommarfest 2024
June 7 - 9


Midsommarfest returns for its 58th year June 7-9 on Clark Street from Foster to Gregory!

Admission to Midsommarfest is a $10 suggested donation. Proceeds from donations and beverage sales go directly back to the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, a 501c6 non-profit organization to support festival expenses, neighborhood events, small business networking events, neighborhood beautification, and special services year round. Portions of donations will also directly support over a dozen local non-profits including Peirce and Chappel Elementary Schools, Chicago Women's Health Center, Brave Space Alliance and more.

Printed Curiosities is curating this year’s first time vendor booth, which supports up and coming LGBTQIA+, BIPOC and female identified artists. Vendors to date include: BriBe LLC, Claudettes Crafts, The Daydreamers Shop, Lathers by Luna, MoonPerl LLC, Painting Ms. Daisy and Sili+Bells.

ACC is partnering with WYNK this year to provide THC infused seltzers and Open Water to provide still water in recyclable aluminum twist-top bottles.

 


SPECIAL PACKAGES


STAGE SCHEDULE

**schedule is subject to change & updated daily**

 

 


FAQ

 


VENDORS

 


SPONSORS

Midsommarfest 2024 Sponsors

 

Cannabis Infused Beverage Sponsor
WYNK Seltzer + THC

Water Sponsor
Open Water

Pooch Playground Sponsor
Urban Pooch Canine Life Center
Urban Pooch Training & Fitness Center

First Time Vendor Booth Sponsor
Thrive Pet Healthcare
STOUT

 

 

Neighborhood Sponsor
Genoa Italian Concessions
Renewal by Andersen

Friends of Midsommarfest Sponsor
Sage Stone Counseling
Michael Plageman, American Family Insurance

Non Profit Booth Sponsor
Gift of Hope

Balmoral Stage
Replay

Swedish Stage
Swedish American Museum

Center Stage
Rattleback Records

2022 Insidewalk Sale

InSidewalk Sale Returns
March 18-20, 2022

Featuring the Great Andersonville Puzzle Exchange on March 19 at 5228 N Clark from 11AM-1PM

Participating Businesses Include:

AlleyCat Comics |  5304 N Clark 
 20% off all Warhammer game sets, figure models, paints & tools

Andersonville Antiques | 5254 N Clark 
20% off speciality marked items 

Andersonville Galleria | 5247 N Clark
Spend $100 or more and receive a $25 Gift Certificate towards your next purchase 

Andersonville Kitchen & Bath |  5038 N Clark 
Water luminaries and Window vases by Modgy! Water luminaries expand with water and come with water activated LED tealights to create a soothing environment for your space

Big City Optical | 5653 N Clark  
New customers without insurance receive a $49 dollar comprehensive exam with 25% off complete pairs, 25% off all Ray Ban Sun and others (not including Dita or Maui Jim.) Insurance customers receive  an extra 10% off orders, Contacts and Glasses! 

Brown Elephant | 5404 N Clark 
TBD

Bryn Mawr Jewelry | 5139 N Clark
Bryn Mawr Jewelry will be offering up to 50% off select items in store

Buffalo Exchange | 5252 N Clark 
50% select items in store, free bolas with purchase of $75 with $50 raffle for gift card 

Cowboys & Astronauts | 1478 W Summerdale  
20% off already marked down winter items

CBD Kratom | 5303 N Clark 
Offering the following "Sweet Dreams" Deal: Free Caramel 3-pack with purchase $80+.

Chicatolia | 5209 N Clark
Purses 20% off, Backpacks 30% off, Apparel up to 40% off, Rest of the store 10%

Dearborn Denim | 5202 N Clark 
10% everything in store with new Women's spring collection 

Early to Bed I 5044 N Clark 
Inside store sale items, gift grab bags deeply discounted, use code “Andersonville” for 15% off purchases online

Foursided | 5061 N Clark
20%* off select items in store March 19-20
*discount does not apply to custom framing, already marked down purchases, gift cards or custom gifts

Graham Crackers Comics  | 5028 N Clark 
Sale on new products, new summer stock, T-shirts and select Graphic Novels on sale!

GL Home Decor |  5225 N Clark 
Floor model clearance, overstock/discounted items on sale

Jameson Loves Danger | 5208 N Clark 
50% off select toys, food and treats for both dogs and cats, items will be featured on their front table! You’ll find everything from cases of your pets favorite food on sale to other select surprise goodies. 

Mercantile M | 5409 ½ Clark
Up to 50% off select merchandise in store!

Milk Handmade | 5137 N Clark
Many clearance items throughout the store. Purchasing any sale item this weekend will get you 15% off all full priced merchandise, all weekend!

Play Toys and Books | 5311 N Clark 
low sale prices on all dings, dents, tents, displays and downright fun items! 

RAYGUN | 5207 N Clark 
Buy one get one free sale items & 10% total purchase

Rattleback Records | 5405 N Clark
25-50% off brand new Vinyl LP’s, $1 used LP’s, $0.50 used CD’S, $0.25 used cassette tapes 

Roulette 18 @ Kopi Cafe | 5317 N Clark
10% off Roulette 18 Designed By Me Jewelry

Sandbox Baby Boutique | 5349 N Clark
Loads of discounted merchandise up to 25% off!

School of Rock Andersonville |  5600 N Ridge
Use coupon code “Andersonville” to receive 20% summer camp options 

Sine Qua Non Salon | 5057 N Clark 
20% product purchases for Andersonville residents

Swedish American Museum | 5211 N Clark
Fyndhörna on a shelf in the store to score some great deals, also 50% and more on selected store items. March 20 is the last day to see the current exhibit “Art for all” special guest, art curator; Cori North, will be speaking at 12PM in the Gallery 

Uncharted Books | 5140 N Clark 
Mystery date with a book! Find a new date with a book with their mystery book promotion! 

The Wooden Spoon I 5047 N Clark

2022 Vintage Market

Andersonville Vintage Market

Sponsored by SCOUT + Design

Dates: July 17, August 21, September 18, 2022

Location: 1500 W Catalpa (between Clark and Ashland)

Hours: 10AM-3PM | $5 suggested donation

*Vendors by Dates

September 18, 2022

Antiqueandmod
Antique Rose
Beauty Marked
Brody Antiques
Cloina Store
Eesome Vintage
Edgewater Candles
Fad2fresh
Goodbye Tony: Sin Pantalones
Jewelry Finds and More
Junkin' with George & Jerry
Lee Merrick Antiques
Macramentadas
Primaries Vintage
RareJule Vintage - FASHION
Revival a Go-Go
Ruby Baby Vintage
Russell Myers Hosted by Mercantile M
SCOUT + Design
shopNOV
Sylvia’s Back Room
Ted Argiris - WNE Trader, INC
Valentine Vintage x Mister Baby
Walter Myers Modern

 

July 17, 2022

Antiqueandmod
Brody Antiques
Eesome Vintage
Edgewater Candles
Fad2fresh
Goodbye Tony's Goods
Jewelry Finds and More
Lee Merrick Antiques
Lottie Dottie Vintage
Poly Golightly Vintage
Ruby Baby Vintage
Russell Myers Hosted by Mercantile M
SCOUT + Design
shopNOV
Sylvia’s Back Room
Ted Argiris - WNE Trader, INC
Valentine Vintage x Mister Baby
Walter Myers Modern
Woolly Mammoth Chicago Antiques & Oddities

August 21, 2022

Antiqueandmod
Brecken’s Closet
Brody Antiques
Cloina Store
Edgewater Candles
Fad2fresh
Jewelry Finds and More
Junkin' with George & Jerry
Kathryns Kollection
Lee Merrick Antiques
Lottie Dottie Vintage
Primaries Vintage
Real Vintage Swag
Revival a Go-Go
Ruby Baby Vintage
Russell Myers Hosted by Mercantile M
SCOUT + Design
shopNOV
Ted Argiris - WNE Trader, INC
The Twentieth Decorative Arts LLC
Urban Salvage
Valentine Vintage x Mister Baby
Vintage Bodega
Walter Myers Modern
Woolly Mammoth Chicago Antiques & Oddities

While out and about on these beautiful Sundays please stop and enjoy brunch at many of our local restaurants along Clark Street. Also bounce around to our many vintage brick and mortars shops such as Foursided, Uncharted Books, The Bryn Mawr Jewelry Company, Woolly Mammoth Chicago Antiques & Oddities, Buffalo Exchange, Andersonville Antiques, The Brown Elephant, Rattleback Records, Mercantile M, Roost Chicago, and Brownstone Antiques!

Wine Walk

May 11, 2024 | 3-6PM

The Andersonville Wine Walk will take place on Saturday this year! Now in its 19th year, Wine Walk turns businesses throughout the district into wine tasting destinations! Thank you to our event sponsors and partners: In Fine Spirits, State Representative Kelly Cassidy & WYNK

  • Check in location: 1554 W Hollywood
  • Check in between 1PM-4:30PM. If you do not check in by 4:30PM, the tickets will be released at the check in location on a first come, first served basis
  • No Refunds or Exchanges / This event is rain or shine
  • Routes are subject to change

Andersonville Wine Walk

$40.00

Buy now

 

Dionysus Route

Parson's Chicken & Fish | 5721 N Clark

Anderson Point | 5700 N Ashland

Salon Aken | 5666 N Clark

Fad2Fresh | 5653 N Ashland

City Olive | 5644 N Clark

Apothecary EO | 5601 N Clark

Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar | 5553 N Clark

Bramble Arts Loft | 5545 N Clark

Rare Form | 5438 N Clark

Violet Hawthorne | 5447 N Clark

Fiya | 5419 N Clark

Elixir | 1509 W Balmoral

Bacchus Route

Bramble Arts Loft | 5545 N Clark

Rattleback Records | 5405 N Clark

RE: Chiropractic & Wellness | 5347 N Clark

*play | 5311 N Clark

Andersonville Galleria | 5247 N Clark

Chicatolia Artisan Collective | 5209 N Clark

Raygun | 5207 N Clark

Dearborn Denim & Apparel | 5202 N Clark

Bryn Mawr Jewelry | 5139 N Clark

Milk Handmade | 5137 N Clark

Foursided Custom Framing | 5111 N Clark

Foursided | 5061 N Clark

Vintage Market

INSIDEWALK SALE

 

March 22-24, 2024
*Times vary by business


Ándale Market | 5232 N Clark : Save on select items in-store. Lots of great deals and markdowns on home and kitchen items, greeting cards and more. Spend $100 or more all InSidewalk Sale weekend and get a free Ándale Market Baggu tote! 

Andersonville Antiques | 5234 N Clark : Sale items throughout the store; receive 20-50 percent off select items.

Andersonville Galleria | 5247 N Clark : Multiple vendors throughout the store will be participating, putting their entire booth on sale - all sales vary by vendor. Keep an eye out for the signs in each booth!

Bryn Mawr Jewelry | 5139 N Clark : Inventory Blowout Sale! Up to 50% off store wide

Campo Golf Club | 5121 N Clark: Join Campo Golf Club for an Open House. Participate in the closest to the Pin Competition from 12-3PM on Saturday and Sunday

Chicatolia Artisan Collective | 5209 N Clark : Storewide discounts, up to 60% Discounts at Clearance Items, Buy 3 Get the 4th Free

Cowboys and Astronauts | 1478 W Summerdale : Get up to 75% off select merchandise all weekend long!

Dearborn Denim & Apparel | 5202 N Clark : Seasonal items on sale for 30-40% off, including all of our sweats, chinos, button-down oxford shirts (excludes chambray), and Classic Fit jeans.

Early to Bed | 5138 N Clark: Andersonville coupon code for 15% off online only. In store we be offering our super popular grab bags (while they last)

ENJOY, An Urban General Store | 5307 N Clark : Backroom Blowout! The product is good but the packaging is less than perfect (or we just ordered too many) which means you get a DEAL!! We will have our back room filled with items marked down and in $1, $3, $5, $10 sections to make these STEALS easy to take advantage of no matter your budget!

Foursided | 5061 N Clark : Come on in and browse our dedicated InSidewalk Sale section with discounts on gifts, decor and art ranging from 30-50% off!

Full Kit Gear | 5021 N Clark : Explore sale racks at the front of the store and maybe outside if weather permits

The Green Goose Shop | 5238 N Clark : Shoppers receive 10% off the whole store (excluding consignment pieces)

Lilla Barn Clothing | 5535 N Clark : Look for all sorts of items from Earth Cadets & Lilla Barn including a killer sale rack! Plus NEW pre-loved garments and a sale on sale items (online and in-store).

Milk Handmade | 5137 N Clark : Sale on Sale! Plus, a special discount on all full price merch.

Paper & Pencil | 1480 W Berwyn : Paper & Pencil is offering Greeting Card, Sticker, and Stationery Mystery Bags during the Andersonville InSidewalk Sale! They'll also have markdowns available throughout the shop.

*play | 5311 N Clark : Find great deals on dents and dings to stock up your toy closet! *gift wrapping is not available on sale items

Rare Form | 5438 N Clark : Winter and Early Spring Clearance Sale

Rattleback Records | 5405 N Clark : New Vinyl Records up to 75% Off / Budget CDs $0.50 each / Budget DVDs $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00, plus lots of other specials and deals!

RAYGUN | 5207 N Clark : In-Store Discounts on sale items + 10% off total purchase! Twidley Bits will be popping up on Saturday from 12-4PM! 

Swedish American Museum | 5211 N Clark : Tantalizing Treasures Sale | Visit during the museum's open hours to find your treasure among things old and new. You never know what you'll find! Friday: 10AM-4PM & Saturday & Sunday: 11AM-4PM

Transit Tees | 5226 N Clark : Closeout Items up to 50% off, bargain bin finds and select last chance $5 tees!

Vase & Vessel |5135 N Clark : Great sales throughout the store on home decor, vases, candles, pots and planters, and houseplants. Plus, many last chance items at discounted prices.

Violet Hawthorne | 5447 N Clark : Help make room for new spring/summer arrivals with select items on sale from 30-75% off including seasonal items of cold weather accessories, winter coats, boots and chunkier sweater styles!

Winifred Grace | 5632 N Clark : Mark-downs on specific jewelry, home and apparel items

 

Restaurant Week

North Side Restaurant Week 2024
March 1 - 15 | Hours Vary By location

Andersonville Restaurant Week has expanded! The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce has teamed up  with several of our friendly neighborhood Chambers to showcase the abundance of great restaurants to be discovered on the north side. North Side Restaurant Week is a great way to explore cuisine and fine dining at restaurants throughout our diverse communities.

Restaurants in Lincoln Square, Ravenswood, Andersonville, Edgewater, Northcenter, Rogers Park, and Uptown will show off their wide range of dining options throughout the week with special prix fixe menus to enjoy. Click here for the North Side Restaurant Week landing page to see all participating neighborhoods.


2024 Participating Restaurants

Anteprima | 5316 N Clark | Menu 

Bar Roma | 5101 N Clark | Menu

Big Jones | 5347 N Clark | Lunch Brunch Dinner 

Fiya | 5419 N Clark Ave | Menu

Lady Gregory's | 5260 N Clark | Menu

Lonesome Rose | 5310 N Clark | Veggie + Regular

Oda Mediterranean | 5657 N Clark | Menu

Parson's Chicken & Fish | 5721 N Clark | Veggie + Regular 

Replay Andersonville | 5358 N Clark | Menu

Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar | 5553 N Clark | Menu

In the News:

ChicagoPride.com – Fiya flourishes for first North Side Restaurant Week

Block Club Chicago – North Side Restaurant Week? 6 Neighborhoods Team Up To Celebrate Area Eateries

 

Featured photos from previous events

Andersonville Cares Campaign

Andersonville Cares Campaign

Be Mindfully Merry this Holiday season by stopping by or shopping online at one of your favorite participating businesses to purchase a gift card. Gift cards will be collected from the participating locations and donated to local non-profits that support families in need this Holiday Season.

Clothing

Chicatolia Artisan Collective | 5209 N Clark | Gift Cards

Cowboys and Astronauts | 1478 W Summerdale | Gift Cards

Dearborn Denim & Apparel | 5202 N Clark | Gift Cards

ENJOY, An Urban General Store | 5307 N Clark | Gift Cards

RAYGUN | 5207 N Clark | Gift Cards

Sandbox Baby Boutique | 5349 N Clark | Gift Cards

Extra curricular activities

GUS®| Original Gus Giordano Dance School | 5230 N Clark | Gift Cards

Food

Edgewater Produce | 5515 N Clark | Gift Cards

Mental Health & Wellness

A Pretty Flower | 2334 W Lawrence | Gift Cards

Early to Bed & Trans Essentials | 5138 N Clark | Gift Cards

Toys and Music for Children

*play | 5311 N Clark | Gift Cards

AlleyCat Comics | 5304 N Clark | Gift Cards

Events & Donation Drives

Big City Optical | 5653 N Clark | November 27 - December 17
Toy, clothes, and food drive

Care for Real | Food Rescue Program | November 29
Help reach their goal with a donation of any size. Share with friends and family to take them over the finish line by Giving Tuesday on November 29. Click here to donate

Blaze Pizza | 6550 N Sheridan | November 29 | 1PM-8PM
20% of dine in, delivery, and takeout sales will be donated to Care for Real! Help them reach the minimum registration required to secure support and register in advance. Register here

Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar | 5553 N Clark | November 29 | 6PM-8PM
$5 with 100% of proceeds donated to Care for Real!

Edgewater Candles | Online | November 29
Donating 10% of their online sales on Giving Tuesday, November 29 to Care for Real.

ONE Northside | 4648 N Racine | Toy Drive | December 11 | 11AM-1PM
CP4P | 1766 W Devon | Toy Drive | December 11 | 2PM-4PM
Hardware Strength & Conditioning partnering with ONE Northside and CP4P to bring holiday cheer to their neighborhood kids. Accepting gifts for those newborn to 16 years old. Masks are required at drop off locations. Accepting donations via mail to arrive before December 12. Click here for details

The Neo-Futurist Theater | 5153 N Ashland | 40k in 60 Days Fundraiser | Through December 31
Support The Neo-Futurist's growth in community partnerships and more by donating to their fundraiser! Full details here

Women & Children First | 5233 N Clark | Weekends in December
Volunteer gift wrapping fundraisers on weekends in December supporting local organizations.

The SoFo Tap | 4923 N Clark | December 3 | 9PM-1AM
Toys for Tots toy drive as part of their monthly DILF party. Click here for event page

Lady Gregory's | 5260 N Clark | Children's Book Drive | December 4 | 5PM-6:30PM
Bring Santa a book to support Care for Real and receive a complimentary photo from Angela Garbot Photography!

KOVAL Distillery | 4241 N Ravenswood | Coat Drive | December 17-24
Coat Drive with One Warm Coat

Orange Shoe | 5609 N Clark | November 14-January 8
Accepting diapers, wipes, & formula. Contact Orange Shoe if you have questions about drop off hours or items.

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