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

Viking Pub Crawl

Thank you to all those who attended the 2023 Viking Pub Crawl!

2024 SAVE THE DATE
Sunday, November 17

The Andersonville Viking Pub Crawl is back for its 6th year!

Your purchase includes one ticket to the Viking Pub Crawl. There are no refunds. Each ticket holder receives a commemorative glass, an appetizer at check in, a free donut from Downstate Donuts, and access to drink specials at all participating locations. All participants are encouraged to come in costume! There will be a costume contest with prizes going to Best Individual and Best Group Costume. NEW this year is a Viking Rune Scavenger Hunt that is filled with surprises! Prizes include gift certificates to a variety of Andersonville businesses. Group discount of 20% is automatically applied to orders of 10 tickets or more.

Check in begins at 2PM at Meeting House Tavern, located at 5025 N Clark. Samplings of Hearty Viking Stew are provided by The Dinner Belle with vegetarian option.

Participating Businesses*

Atmosphere | 5355 N Clark

Downstate Donuts | 5228 N Clark
FREE Donut

Farragut's | 5240 N Clark

First Slice Pie Cafe | 5357 N Ashland
Offering mini pies!

Fiya | 5419 N Clark
Special Saturday Select Beer Drafts Happy Hour Pricing from 3-6pm
-Begyle Free Bird Pale Ale $4 Pint
-Cruz Blanca Cruz Light Lager $4 Pint
-Shacksbury Yuzu Ginger Hard Cider $4 12oz pour

Featured Import and Special Drafts:
-Huyghe Delirium Tremens Wit $9 8oz or $13 Pints
-Aecht Schlenkerla Fastenbier Rauchbier $7 8oz or $12 12oz pour
-St. Bernardus Abt. 12 Quad $12 8oz or $17 12oz
-Maplewood Black Seed Apple Brandy Barrel aged stout $14 8oz

House Made Apple Cider $8
Variety of apples, orange, chai spices, and chili jam Served warmed or chilled We recommend adding a shot of limited edition, maple cask aged, Koval Rye +10 Or Add a shot of well liquor +5

Full usual draft beer and wine menu available as well.

Lonesome Rose | 5310 N Clark
$2 off all draft beers Chips & Dip Platter - $8 Mini queso, mini corn, chips & salsa

Meeting House Tavern | 5025 N Clark
$5 Margaritas, $5 Jager, Fireball and Malort shots, and $4 Old Style, PBR and Hamm’s Tallboys

Parson's Chicken & Fish | 5721 N Clark
Spicy Dragon Wings: $13 Grilled chicken wings, gochuchang-honey glaze, scallions, choice of dipping sauce
Valhalla Highball: $8 North Shore Aquavit, Amaro Montenegro, Highball Soda Water, Lemon

Ranalli's of Andersonville | 1512 W Berwyn
$3 cheese slice, $3.50 one topping slice, $12.99 one topping "14 pizza

Replay Andersonville | 5358 N Clark

Simon's Tavern | 5210 N Clark

The SoFo Tap | 4923 N Clark
$5 Margaritas, $5 Lost Coast Tangerine drafts, $5 Jager, Fireball and Malort shots, and $4 Old Style, PBR and Hamm’s Tallboys

*Locations are subject to change

Check in details
Check in begins at 2PM on Saturday, November 18 at Meeting House Tavern. Please check in by 5PM. We cannot guarantee check-in after that time. The event runs from 3-6PM.  Upon check in, you will receive your custom route lanyard (if you are traveling with friends make sure you have the same route), your commemorative glass, and scavenger hunt rune. These items will serve as your ticket.

If you are entering the costume contest, please fill out this form prior to attending. Those entering the costume contest must check in at the costume contest table to have their photo taken. Pre-filling out the form will expedite the process! If you are not traveling with a big group, we may have route leads available to lead groups in waves. An announcement will be made prior to departure. Lastly, remember to bring cash! Some of the establishments are cash only.

Holidays in Andersonville

Love it Like a Local this Holiday Season in Andersonville

 

HOLIDAY EVENTS

DECEMBER

December 1 | Shop & Dine Fridays 

December 1 - 3 | Julmarknad at the Swedish American Museum | 5211 N Clark
Julmarknad is the Museum’s annual Christmas Bazaar, where traditional Scandinavian and modern handicrafts will be available for purchase. Visit the Children’s Museum for crafts, games and a special visit from Santa. It is entertainment for the whole family and includes kaffestuga, Lucia processions and folk dancers. Click here to view more details

December 1 - 3 |  Holiday Trolley : The Holiday Trolley runs throughout the district all weekend long. Be sure to look for Santa on Saturday, December 2 from 11AM-2PM. Thank you to our Santa sponsor, Urban Pooch.

December 3 | Photos with Santa SOLD OUT From 10-2PM come get Photos with Santa at The Guesthouse Hotel located at 4872 N Clark 

December 3 | Lady Gregory's | 5260 N Clark
Santa will be joining Mrs. Clause at 5:30 to help with Lady Gregory's annual books drive for Care For Real! Bring a children's book and get a complimentary photo until 7PM

December 7 |  Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar located at 5553 N Clark | Holiday Bubbles at 6PM! : Beyond Champagne, Sparkling Wines can be made in many different styles around the world. Come learn about the magic of making bubbles and how to pair your holiday celebration meals!

December 8 | Shop & Dine Fridays 

December 8 | GUS®| Original Gus Giordano Dance School : GUS® Presents JAZZCRACKER Holiday Dance Show Senn High School at 5PM. The perfect show to start off a fun holiday night in Andersonville! Dancers from GUS, Senn H.S & local schools will dazzle you and put you in the holiday spirit! All proceeds from the show benefit the Gus Legacy Foundation : providing accessible dance programs to underserved youth and young adults to increase their physical and mental health, confidence, and to gain critical skills that last a lifetime. Visit guslegacy.org/performance for full show details. After the show have dinner & shop in Andersonville!

December 9 | Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar located at 5553 N Clark "Santa" Wines at 6PM! Come explore the wines of the ‘Santa’ Regions of Central Coast! Santa Barbara, Santa Rita & Santa Ynez. Learn how the Ocean & Mountains shape these classic California Wines.

December 9 and 19 |  Swedish American Museum located at 5211 N Clark is hosting Breakfast with Tomten at 9AM

SOLD OUT! December 10 | Cookie Decorating with Santa at The Guesthouse Hotel located  4872 N Clark from 10AM - 2PM
Sponsored by defloured: A Gluten Free Bakery & Urban Pooch

December 10 | Hanukkah Party (time TBD) at Rare Form located at 5438 N Clark: Join them in store for giveaways and treats!

December 10 | Hanukkah Candle Lighting & Drag Queen Storytime at The Understudy Coffee and Books located at 5531 N Clark at 4PM:  The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce is proud to launch our first annual Hanukkah candle lighting and Drag Queen Storytime at The Understudy Coffee & Books! Drag Bubbie Merriam Levkowitz will serenade us with some musical Hanukkah performances and Hanukkah book readings for the whole family. This event is family friendly and free! Bring the kiddos and enjoy some great Hanukkah entertainment and cozy winter drinks while we celebrate the Festival of Lights!

December 12 | Meeting House Tavern | 5025 N Clark : Join Sofonda Booz for a seasonal soiree at the BIG Gay Holiday Gayme Show at 7PM! Click here for event details

December 13 | St. Lucia - Click here to volunteer 

December 15 | Christmas Extravaganza at First Free Church  located 5255 N Ashland
You are invited to First Free’s inaugural, epic Christmas Extravaganza. On Friday, December 15 at 6PM!  They will open their doors to a fun night of ugly sweaters, Christmas karaoke, a kids Christmas performance, snacks and holiday beverages.

December 15 | Shop & Dine Fridays 

December 17 | JULGUDSTJÄNST at Ebenezer Lutheran Church located at 1650 W Foster
Join the Swedish American Museum for a traditional Swedish Christmas church service at Ebenezer Lutheran Church at 4PM, led in Swedish.

December 22 | Shop & Dine Fridays 

December 22 - January 15 | StudioUs located at 4806 N Clark is hosting  Winter Workshops from 10AM - 3PM
From stuffed penguins to Swedish paper stars, StudioUs has plenty of holiday and winter themed workshops to offer! 

December 24 |  Unity Lutheran Church located 1212 W Balmoral : Christmas Eve Service 

 

 

SHOP & DINE FRIDAYS

 

Andersonville Cryotherapy and Athletic Recovery Center | 5052 N Clark
Freeze & Squeeze special! Includes one session of whole body cryotherapy and 30 minutes of Normatec Compression for $45. Open until 8PM

Andersonville Galleria | 5247 N Clark
Open late Fridays &  Saturdays from November 25 - December 23, offering music, snacks, and holiday cheer until 8PM

Bryn Mawr Jewelry Co. | 5139 N Clark
Details coming soon!

Buffalo Exchange | 5252 N Clark
Get 10% off your Buffalo Exchange purchase from 4 - 7PM on Shop and Dine Fridays! Offer does not apply to gift card purchases. Stock up on holiday sweaters, party fits and even giftable goodies! Plus, when you purchase a Buffalo Exchange gift card for $50 or more, you'll receive a free reusable tote!

Cassona Home | 5241 N Clark
20% off regular price home accessories

Chicatolia Artisan Collective | 5209 N Clark
Buy 3 get the 4th FREE, free gift wrapping, and up to 50% off on select items

Dearborn Denim & Apparel | 5202 N Clark
10% off all leather goods

Early To Bed | 5138 N Clark
Save 10% from 5-8pm on everything in the store and get a free ETB Tote Bag with your $25+ purchase

Edgewater Candles | 1050 W Bryn Mawr
Extended hours! Open 11AM - 7PM from November 8 through December

ENJOY, An Urban General Store | 5307 N Clark
Indie Pop-Up! Opening up their backroom to local Chicago Makers that don't have a retail space of their own-yet!

Foursided | 5061 N Clark
Extended hours 10AM - 9PM

Full Kit Gear | 5021 N Clark
Offering coffee, mulled cider, and cookies every weekend from Thanksgiving to New Years

GUS®| Original Gus Giordano Dance School | 5230 N Clark
Free Dance Class for Adults & Free Dance Class for a baby or toddler with adult! Use code: GUSadult to take any adult dance class for free! AND code: GUSbaby to take dance class with your 4 month to 2 and a half year old for free. Baby & Me is a half hour class of pure joy! Visit guslegacy.org to select your FREE classes 🙂

In Fine Spirits | 5418 N Clark
Tasting event 5 - 7PM

Jeni's Ice Cream | 5306 N Clark
Enjoy a free Signature Upgrade during Shop & Dine Andersonville when you mention Shop & Dine at the register!

Kopi Cafe | 5317 N Clark
Free 12 oz coffee or hot chocolate with $20+ boutique purchase

Macaron Bar | 5152 N Clark
Hours extended to 10pm. Free 6-piece box with 12-piece box purchase and free hot cocoa with any purchase.

Paper & Pencil | 1480 W Berwyn
Open late from 11AM - 7PM on Friday & Saturdays in December

Play | 5311 N Clark
Offering extended weekend hours

Rare Form | 5438 N Clark
Extended weekend hours of 11AM - 8PM from November 24 - December 24

RAYGUN | 5207 N Clark
Special late night Andersonville discount!

Salon Aken | 5666 N Clark
15% off all holiday gift sets

StellaLily | 5212 N Clark
The StellaLily Mobile Pop-Up will be located along Clark Street for Holiday Shopping events. Enjoy a glass of Champagne while shopping their expertly curated items from Midwestern artists and artisans. Discount is not applicable online

Strange Cargo | 5216 N Clark
Free shirt giveaway from 5PM to 6PM if someone mentions it at the counter

Swedish American Museum | 5211 N Clark
Both the Museum Store and the Museum will be open until 8PM (the Children's Museum is open regular hours).

Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar | 5553 N Clark
Happy Hour ALL night long with a live magician to kick off the Holiday season!

Vase & Vessel | 5135 N Clark
Offering refreshments and shopping for handmade and unique gift items. Get your home ready for the holidays with special discounts on holiday home decor items including holiday scented candles, ornaments, decorative and live trees, vases and faux greenery and other decor items to bring the spirit of the season to every room! Extending hours: Sunday- Thursday from 11AM - 6PM, Friday and Saturday from 11AM - 7PM

Winifred Grace | 5632 N Clark
Extending hours to 8PM; includes Love Linked permanent jewelry welding service appointments and walk-ins

Women & Children First | 5233 N Clark : Click here for the Women & Children First Gift Guide
Shop late with Women & Children First! They will be open until 8PM on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout the month of December*
They'll have special promotions during these extended hours, including 20% off holiday boxed cards and 2024 calendars every Friday. Also, for the month of December, when you shop late (6PM to 8PM) and show a recent receipt from another Andersonville business, you'll receive a $5 off coupon to apply to any in-store purchase of $30 or more. *Closing at 6PM on Thursday, December 7

 

HOLIDAY SPECIALS

DECEMBER

Ándale Market | 5232 N Clark : Click here for their Holiday Gift Guide 

ENJOY, An Urban General Store | 5307 N Clark : Shop ornaments, cards, gifts, and more! View their holiday collections online

Jeni's Ice Cream | 5306 N Clark : This holiday season, enjoy special pricing on pints when you purchase 3 or more in shops! Get 3 pints for $26, 4 pints for $32 or 6 pints for $48. Swing by a shop to grab pints to be the favorite guest at your holiday gatherings. They also have Cone Coins for all sorts of holiday uses. Every Cone Coin is good for one kid's cone at a Jeni’s scoop shop. Get a perfectly wrapped in bundle of 5 for $15. 

Lilla Barn Clothing | 5535 N Clark : Click here to see holiday card offerings

Macramentadas | Online, Check out their adorable handmade holiday themed frog plushies! Click here to shop

Nothing Bundt Cakes | 4918 N Clark: Guests can place orders ahead online here. They will have all their flavors available in every size - including their seasonal Peppermint Chocolate Chip flavor. They have the individual Bundtlets and dozens of Bundtinis, in addition to full size 8" and 10" cakes.

Play | 5311 N Clark : Click here for their Holiday Collection

Strange Cargo | 5216 N Clark : Shop holiday themed shirts and more! Click here to view the collection

Urban Pooch | 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

Foursided | 5061 N Clark : Windy City Christmas Collection

Women & Children First | 5233 N Clark : Click here for the Women & Children First Gift Guide
Shop late with Women & Children First! They will be open until 8PM on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout the month of December*
They'll have special promotions during these extended hours, including 20% off holiday boxed cards and 2024 calendars every Friday. Also, for the month of December, when you shop late (6PM to 8PM) and show a recent receipt from another Andersonville business, you'll receive a $5 off coupon to apply to any in-store purchase of $30 or more. *Closing at 6PM on Thursday, December 7

 

HOLIDAY DINING

DECEMBER

Nothing Bundt Cakes | 4918 N Clark : Guests can place orders ahead online here. They will have all their flavors available in every size - including their seasonal Peppermint Chocolate Chip flavor. They have the individual Bundtlets and dozens of Bundtinis, in addition to full size 8" and 10" cakes. 

 

SANTA TRACKER

December 2 | Santa on the Holiday Trolley | 11AM - 2PM : Sponsored by Urban Pooch Canine Life Center & Urban Pooch Training and Fitness Center

December 2 | Santa at the Swedish American Museum | 5211 N Clark
Visit the Children’s Museum for crafts, games and a special visit from Santa!

December 3 | Lady Gregory's | 5260 N Clark
Santa will be joining Mrs. Clause at 5:30 to help with Lady Gregory's annual books drive for Care For Real! Bring a children's book and get a complimentary photo until 7PM

December 3 | SOLD OUT Photos with Santa |  The Guesthouse Hotel | 4872 N Clark | 10AM - 2PM: Sponsored by Urban Pooch Canine Life Center & Urban Pooch Training and Fitness Center

December 10 | SOLD OUT Cookie Decorating with SantaThe Guesthouse Hotel | 4872 N Clark | December 10 | 10AM - 2PM
Sponsored by defloured: A Gluten Free Bakery & Urban Pooch Canine Life Center & Urban Pooch Training and Fitness Center

 

 

HOLIDAY TROLLEY

December 1 | 5 - 8PM
December 2 | 11AM - 4PM | Santa 11AM - 2PM
December 3 | 11AM - 4PM

The Holiday Trolley is FREE to ride! You can hop on and off all weekend long, thanks to the trolley sponsors Bar Roma, Enjoy, an urban general store, Urban Pooch, Urban Pooch Training & Fitness Center, and Winifred Grace

It first departs from the Swedish American Museum at 5PM on Friday, and 11AM on Saturday and Sunday. It makes a 20 minute loop throughout the district and stops at the following locations:

  • The Guesthouse | 4872 N Clark
  • Foursided | 5061 N Clark
  • Swedish American Museum (northbound) | 5211 N Clark
  • Dearborn Denim (southbound) | 5202 N Clark
  • Berwyn and Clark
  • Balmoral and Clark
  • Catalpa and Clark
  • Parson's | 5721 N Clark

Halloween in Andersonville

 


Aville-o-Ween Activities in Andersonville

Andersonville Halloween House & Business Decorating
The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce is excited to have you as one of our home/business decorators for Aville-o-ween! Let's have a little fun this year and make your home the spookiest in town!  Aville-o-ween decorating is open to all storefronts and all types of homes from single-family, to 2 flats, to multi-unit and courtyard buildings. We are even opening this up to parkways/sidewalks! Entrants will have their location added to a google map for residents and community members to follow on a self guided tour of houses. How will you show off your Halloween spirit? Spooky? Scary? Silly? it's all up to you and we can't wait to see your decoration!

  • All businesses and residences in 60640 and 60660 are welcome to join!
  • Decorations must be visible from the street

Aville-o-ween decorating officially kicks off October 1, but if you just can't wait, feel free to start now. Register here!

Gethsemane Pumpkin Patch | 5739 N Clark | September 23 - October 22
Open 7 days a week from 9-4PM from September 23 - October 22. Experience pumpkins, photo fun, and a straw maze! On Saturdays from 10AM-2PM, there will face painting and pumpkin painting for all ages!

Shadow Carriers: Andersonville Ghost Tour  | Boniface Cemetery | 4901 N Clark
Starting October 10! Join veteran paranormal tour guides, Orion Couling & Zack Meyer, on a night that explores the shadows of history with the lantern of mystery. This 1.5-mile walking tour will take you to the door of hidden haunts and the path of legends. Find out the eerie stories about some of Andersonville's most beloved spots!

Orion & Zack are nationally renowned storytellers that have recently brought their unique style of storytelling to the "Shadow Carriers" podcast. Now, you have the opportunity to walk alongside them as you learn more about the dark history of Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood.

This tour received high acclaim and sold out last year. Get your ticket soon so you don't miss out! Buy Tickets here.

Replay Andersonville | Halloween Trivia | 5358 N Clark | October 25 | 8PM
Join Replay for Stewpendous Production's Halloween Michael Meyers Trivia! Followed by a viewing of the original 1977 Halloween movie. Reservations are encouraged, click here

The SoFo Tap | ScaryBear Trivia | 4923 N Clark | October 25 | 8 - 10PM
Summon your cleverest ghoul-friends for ScaryBear trivia night on Wednesday (Addams), October 25th, at 8pm, hosted by the gourd-geous Beartender Thomas. Show off your skulls and bury your competition to come out on top, so your team can win from a coffin full of prizes!

Bar Roma | 5101 N Clark | October 28 | 4 - 10:30PM
Costume Contest, Menu Specials and More!
Bar Roma will welcome Halloween revelers for a festive celebration on Saturday, October 28. A costume contest will take place at 8PM, with dressed guests competing for three top prizes. The person (or duo) with the best costume will win dinner for two ($100 gift card); second place will receive a $50 gift card; and third place will be awarded a bottle of Italian wine. All dining guests that arrive in costume throughout the evening will receive a complimentary dessert.

Start the spooky night right with happy hour! From 4-6PM; Bar Roma offers $8 carafes of wine and select small plates ($6-$11) in the tavern area. In addition to the regular dinner menu, Chef/Partner Fred Ramos will feature an array of Halloween weekend specials, including split pea soup; roasted brussels sprouts salad; baked oxtail lasagna; pan seared walleye; and pumpkin pie. For table reservations, visit BarRomaChicago.com.

GUS® | Original Gus Giordano Dance School Presents SPOOKTACULAR! Dance Show | 1463 W Gregory | October 28 at 3PM
GUS® presents “Spookatcular!"Saturday 10/28 at 3PM! Bring the whole family to this fun, FREE Halloween dance show! “Spookatcular!"features GUS® Company dancers from Gus Giordano Dance School performing hip hop, jazz and more! The shows ends with a huge cast performing Thriller! You won’t want to miss this event! SHOW LOCATION: Helen C. Peirce Elementary Field on 10/28. Show begins 3pm. Let’s “boo”gie! guslegacy.org/performance

The SoFo Tap | Doggy Days Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest | 4923 N Clark | October 28 | 12 - 3PM
The Dog Days of Summer are over, which means it's time for Howl-o-Ween at The SoFo Tap! Bring your little goblin in their woof-fun-est costume to Doggy Days for your chance to win a $50, $25 or $15 2Bears Tavern Group gift card redeemable at any 2Bears Tavern Group location! They'll have free dog treats and half-priced drafts on Saturday October 28th from 12–3pm. Have a Yappy Howl-O-Ween!

Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar | 5553 N Clark | Hallo-weekend Psychic Cheese Reading | October 28 | 3 - 4:30PM
Crumbles, Ash Lines, or Flowers — What does your cheese choice say about you? Kick off your Hallo-weekend with Jennifer Billock, Chicago’s own Kitchen Witch! Have a Psychic Reading based off Cheese! Eat, Sip and find out what the future holds. For $20 — add on Wine Pairings! All pairings added at time of event.

Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar | 5553 N Clark | Hallo-Wine Haunted Speakeasy 2023 | October 30 | 6 - 9PM
1920's costumes encouraged! Your night of magic and mystery includes champagne, tastings, appetizers, a live magician, and tarot card reader! Click here for tickets

Inclusive Funeral Care |4880 N Clark on October 31 | 8 - 9:30PM
Halloween Night Magic! "What are you doing on Halloween?" When the sun goes down on October 31, you're invited to join Inclusive Funeral Care as the  gather in the cozy living room for Halloween laughs and magic. Professional magician Rebecca Spectre (Magic Castle, Chicago Magic Lounge, Bucktown Arts Fest, National Museum of Mexican Art) presents a magic show for adults that is warm, funny, and all about human connection. It's also astounding, full of mystifying magic performed with Tarot cards, dangerous metal hooks, and more. Come with or without a costume. P.S. After the show, there will be exclusive merch for sale. Reserve your spot here!

ASNA Halleyween | 1614 W Winona | October 31 | 5 - 8PM
Join the Andersonville South Neighborhood Association for games, crafts, and hot apple cider! Located in the alley between Foster and Winona.

Pauline's | 1754 W Balmoral | October 31 | 7AM - 3PM
Join Pauline's on Halloween in your best costume!

Meeting House Tavern Big Ghastly Gayme Show | 5025 N Clark | October 31 | 7 - 8PM
Join Sofonda for a PreShow from 7 - 8pm for even more chances to win goodies! Sponsored by Video Head Cleaner, you're sure to find something that'll clean your cauldron.

Edgewater's Annual Pumpkin Smash | 6040 N Clark | November 4| 12 - 4PM
The annual Pumpkin Smash event seeks to educate residents about the advantages of composting food waste. They invite you to meet in the parking lot at 6040 N Clark, north of the Fire Station, to have some free Halloween-related fun. Join them on Saturday, November 4th to green your Halloween by reducing neighborhood food waste.

Arts Weekend

ANDERSONVILLE ARTS WEEKEND
SEPTEMBER 29 - OCTOBER 1

View and download the online digital brochure now!


 

 


ANDERSONVILLE ARTS WEEKEND

AlleyCat Comics | 5304 N Clark
The Dinner Belle 

Ándale Market | 5232 N Clark
Carolyn's Krisps

Andersonville Antiques | 5234 N Clark
Kate Augustin

Andersonville Chamber of Commerce | 5457 N Clark
Headquarters

Andersonville Cryotherapy and Athletic Recovery Center | 5052 N Clark
Anastasia Mak

Andersonville Galleria | 5247 N Clark | Arts Weekend Sponsor 
Monstrochika

Cassona Home | 5241 N Clark
Fontaine Scarelli

Chicago Dancy Supply | 5301 N Clark
Rita Shimelfarb and Sean Michael Felix

Chicago Therapy Collective | 5237 N Clark St Floor #2
Trans & Queer Art Showcase

Dearborn Denim & Apparel | 5202 N Clark
SERES Footwear

Early To Bed | 5138 N Clark

Elixir Andersonville | 1509 W Balmoral
Mixologist Dominic Scalzitti

ENJOY, An Urban General Store | 5307 N Clark
Indie Pop-up

Evoke Tattoos | 5400 N Clark
Studio Artists

Fad2Fresh | 5653 N Ashland
A Fadtastic Voyage: A Old School Block Party

First Free Church | 1560 W Berwyn
Gallery Open house

Forever Yogurt | 5309 N Clark
Rogers Park Montessori School Student Art

Foursided | 5061 N Clark
Doomsday LLC

Foursided Framing | 5111 N Clark
Get your prints framed at Foursided

Gethsemane Garden Center | 5739 N Clark

GL Home Decor | 5225 N Clark
David Smalley, Lesley Ames, & Barbara Kraetsch

GUS®| Original Gus Giordano Dance School | 5230 N Clark
GUS® Jazz & Hip Hop Dance Show

Inclusive Funeral Care | 4880 N Clark
Ken Tremback

Jackalope Theatre | 1500 W Catalpa
Jackalope Theatre Block Party

J. Emmett Studios | 5547 N Ravenswood Ste. 302
Kala Cullers, Jeanne LaCasse, and various artists from Garnet Studios

Just Seeds: Art Show to End Fossil Fuels |Little Red Nest Co-op at SW corner of N. Ashland and W. Catalpa
Come check out the first-ever window show at the new Little Red Nest Co-op brings together People vs Fossil Fuels, Justseeds Artists Cooperative, Extinction Rebellion Chicago, and the Chicago Act Collective to exhibit the Art Show to End Fossil Fuels. Artists include: Jan Martijn Burger, Lopi LaRoe, Erica Alexia Ledesma, Dylan A.T. Miner, Luz Pacheca, Roger Peet, Favianna Rodriguez, Shaun Slifer, and Bec Young

Kopi Cafe | 5317 N Clark
Leo Segedin

Lilla Barn Clothing | 5535 N Clark
Sonya Benham

Mercantile M | 5409 1/2 N Clark

Milk Handmade | 5137 N Clark
Timothea Canny

Orange Shoe Personal Fitness | 5609 N Clark
Aunty, Paige Weiss, and Colin Tighe

Paper & Pencil | 1480 W Berwyn
Lisa Marie Farver and Coelti

Rare Form | 5438 N Clark
Sara Wenokur & Weriem

Rattleback Records | 5405 N Clark
Kenny Morningstar and Damo Do The Most on Friday from 7-8 PM and TV Buddha from 5-6 PM on Sunday

RAYGUN | 5207 N Clark
Jenna Rae Summa

Ridman's Coffee | 4758 N Clark
Kelley Clink

Salon Aken | 5666 N Clark
Cheri Carlton

Shanlandia | 1519 W Balmoral
Shannon Kay Lewis 

StudioUs | 4806 N Clark
Displaying student artwork

Swedish American Museum | 5211 N Clark
Tattoo: Identity through Ink

The Understudy Coffee and Books | 5531 N Clark
Cafe Royalty & Joe Kraft

Transit Tees | 5226 N Clark
Clancy Fraher of The Technical Jed

Uvae Kitchen & Wine Bar | 5553 N Clark
Slumbering Alligator and Kseniia Popova

Vase & Vessel | 5135 N Clark
Dara Schuman

Visionary Eye Care Professionals | 5222 N Clark
Drew Eurek

Women & Children First | 5233 N Clark
Dashurie Tahiri

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

 

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