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Your Wicker Park & Bucktown Summer Guide

Curious to know about the neighborhoods best annual Summer events? Us too. So we've created your Summer Guide to Wicker Park & Bucktown. Your Summer Guide includes everything from Movies in the Park to Garden Walks, Festivals and more. So you'll have everything you need to take advantage of the very best the neighborhood has to offer all Summer long. Enjoy. And we'll see you in the neighborhood.



          Wicker Park & Bucktown's 2013 Summer Festivals

Your Guide to all of the Wicker Park & Bucktown Summer Festivals is right here. Do Division was a big hit last weekend. But Green Music Fest, Wicker Park Fest, the Bucktown Arts Fest and Renegade are still to come with great food, music and shopping. So mark your calendars. Festival Guide.





Chicago Park District Pools - Open Mid June

Mark your calendars! The Chicago Park District's outdoor pools open June 19th. If you'd like them to open sooner, feel free to contact the Chicago Park District and let them know. Park District Pools.





Bucktown Garden Walk

Over 700 attendees explore the 100 gardens of various sizes and locations each Summer in the Bucktown neighborhood. Trolleys provide transportation with designated stops for refreshments and a big party and petting zoo at Lottie's follows. Garden Walk



Farmers Market - Wicker Park Proper

The opening of the very popular Wicker Park Farmers Market hosted at 1425 N. Damen Avenue in Wicker Park proper is just around the corner. Participants include everything from fresh produce to flowers to baked goods and cookies for your dogs:  Farmers Market.


Historic Walking Tours

The Chicago Architecture Foundation is hosting Historic Walking Tours throughout the neighborhood this Summer and early Fall. With its history as a community dating back to the 1870's, you can explore everything from Victorian mansions to the commercial districts. Walking Tours.



Learnapalooza has come and gone for the year. Each year Learnapalooza provides an incredible opportunity for people to participate in workshops/classes for FREE. The classes are hosted by neighborhood business. Look for Learnapalooza in June. Sign up early. As you can imagine, these classes fill up very quickly. Learnapalooza.



Movies in the Park

One of the neighborhood's favorite Summer events, Movies in the Park are held in Wicker Park, Churchill Park and Commercial Park. We currently have the movies scheduled for Wicker Park only but will update every park as the information becomes available. 



Sunday Symphonies and More

Doesn't this sound like a great way to kick off a Sunday Summer morning? This Summer you can head to Wicker Park Sundays and enjoy a little classical music. Grab a picnic lunch or a few treats from the Farmers Market and relax in the park. String Quartet in the Park.



The Magic Boat Puppet Show

Lots of fun for young and old alike, please join The Magic Boat Puppet Show this Summer at the Wicker Park Playground - 1425 N. Damen Avenue -Sundays at 11am. Magic.


Wicker Mic's Open Mic

Come out and perform your songs, poetry and stand up, or just enjoy listening at the outdoor open mic in Wicker Park every 4th Friday of June-September, from 6-9pm. Sign-up on the day of the event at 5pm. Wicker Mic.


Yoga in the Park

If you love Summer as much as we do, you'll want to spend every minute you can outside. That includes doing yoga in the park. Lulelemon hosts a few special sessions in Wicker Park proper. For Yoga dates and more.


As new events are announced, of course we'll keep you posted.


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