2019 Events and Festivals


 April 13 & April 20
500+ attendees 


The Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce is excited to present all things health, beauty, and wellness from the incredible businesses of WPB. Through your support of this health event, you can help to bring awareness on ways to balance and restore the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual areas of our lives through fitness, healthy nutrition, and learning new skills and  self-care techniques. 


 June - October (outdoor)
December - April (indoor)
500+ attendees per market


The mission of the Wicker Park Farmers Market (WPFM) is to provide a space for regional food producers to sell to and interact with customers, for our residents and neighbors to access healthful foods, local goods and to foster a sense of place and community in the Wicker Park Bucktown neighborhood.



 June - August
1000+ attendees per movie


Hollywood stars return to Chicago skies this summer, as Movies in the Parks brings big-screen entertainment to Wicker Park. This is a great way to get your brand in front of the Wicker Park Community and help make Movies in the Parks possible. Movie theme for the summer of 2019 is TBD. Check back updates.



 July 26 - 28
90,000 attendees


As one of Chicago’s most anticipated summer festivals, and dubbed "Chicago's Best Street Festival of the Summer " by the Chicago Tribune, Wicker Park Fest is one of Chicago’s top-drawing festivals, attracting visitors from across Chicagoland and the country with its fantastic music line-up.
Wicker Park Fest reflects the neighborhood’s rich musical heritage, vibrant nightlife and acclaimed restaurants. Building on the area’s unique character, the weekend celebrates the neighborhood with eclectic music (over 50 bands on four stages), great local food, arts and crafts, a kids’ area, and retail vendors.


 August 24 - 25
15,000 attendees


The WPB Summer Sidewalk Sale is our neighborhood shop local event of the summer. Enjoy a weekend of live entertainment, deals, promotions, a digital map to help navigate all the great shopping and so much more that makes shopping in Wicker Park Bucktown the premier neighborhood shopping destination in Chicago!
 September 17
500+ attendees
(ticketed event)
We are excited to announce our 8th Annual Wicker Park Bucktown Fall Dinner Crawl! Foodies around Chicagoland are invited to taste small bites and signature appetizers from participating restaurants while exploring all that Wicker Park and Bucktown have to offer. Taste and discover a variety of samplings from some of the best restaurants in WPB.
 October 31st
 500+ attendees
Join businesses from West Town, Wicker Park and Bucktown in participating in Halloween Trick or Treating.
West Town and WPB Chamber members will receive balloons for their participation.
 December 11
150 - 200 attendees
Our annual Holiday party is our annual celebration of supporting, partnering and connecting with WPB businesses and members. This event sells out annually and attracts between 150-200 attendees from WPB and beyond. It serves as our December Mixer to celebrate the end of the year.


Every 3rd Monday Monthly
attendees based on venue capacity


New member orientations are held monthly for not only new members or existing members that need a refresh on how to best utilize their member benefits, but also potential members that are considering becoming a WPB member.
Every 2nd Wednesday Monthly
attendees based on venue capacity
WPB mixers are held monthly to help businesses connect and partner to support one another. Mixers are hosted at different WPBCC member business every month to help give the host the opportunity to promote their business in the community.
Every 3rd Thursday Monthly
attendees based on
venue capacity
The monthly Women's Networking Event is our women owned business focused event.  Each networking event is a power hour of networking in a female owned business in the neighborhood.



Early 2020 - Date TBD

ChillFest will be back in 2020. Featuring local musicians playing live, acoustic “living-room sets” in local storefronts throughout the neighborhood, this day of music continues to celebrate the live music history and creative roots of the Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods while presenting emerging musical talent in unique settings throughout the neighborhood.