Event Sponsorship & Participation

 

Take a look at some of our upcoming WPB Events. Check back for this year's updated list of events and sponsorship and participation opportunities.

   

February 
1000+ attendees
 

 

ChillFest will be back for it's eighth year in 2022 and better than ever after six successful years. Featuring over 30 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. You’ll enjoy great new music while exploring the many treasures offered in our wonderful local businesses.

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 May - 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.

 

For updates on the WP Farmers Market click here.

    
 
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.

Check back for updates in 2022.

 

 

 

June 12 & 13

250-500 attendees

 

 

Enjoy a week of amazing cuisine throughout WPB. All participating restaurants and bars offer dine-in, delivery and carryout options to cater to every patron’s comfort levels. Hungry Chicagoans are invited to place orders with the businesses directly, with all proceeds benefitting the participating restaurants, bars, and workers.

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 July 
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.

 

 

 

 July 15 - August 15
1,000 attendees
 

 

 

The WPB Art Quest. Runners, walkers, strollers are invited to come out to WPB and explore all

public art offered in our community. Follow a carefully curated map of your art quest and enjoy murals,

sculptures, and galleries at your own pace. Celebrate the artistic roots of WPB!

Check back for details.

 
 
 
October 31st
 
 

 

Join Wicker Park and Bucktown Chamber of Commerce and Bucktown Community Organization for a socially distanced out door Trick or Treating event on The Bucktown Green Saturday, October 31st 2-4p!

Limit of 25 participating businesses and max of 20 families to trick or treat every 15 minutes for ticked & timed entry. 

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November 27th

 

Runners and walkers will hit the streets this year for 2nd annual WPB Virtual 5K to support their favorite businesses and declare if they're Team Wicker Park or Team Bucktown! Runners and walkers will follow the WPB 5K map which includes businesses participating in Small Business Saturday with deals and promos along the course.

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December 11th 

 

 

Shops throughout Wicker Park Bucktown are invited to partake in the Light Up WPB for the Holiday Rickshaw.
Businesses will be able to trade in their old holiday lights for green energy efficient LED strings to light up their windows for the WPB Holiday Rickshaw. This is a new event for 2021.
 
More details to come.

 

 

 

 
 
 
December 8
Limited 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. This year may require City and State mandates to comply with COVID19 safety measures.

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New member orientations are held quarterly for new members or existing members that need a refresh on how to best utilize their member benefits. Potential members that are considering becoming a WPB member are also invited.

Check our events calendar for dates and details.

  

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. Frequency may change due to City and State COVID 19 mandates.

Check our events calendar for dates and details.

 
 
 
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. Frequency may change due to City and State COVID 19 mandates.

Check our events calendar for dates and details.