Event Sponsorship & Participation

 

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

   

February 
1000+ attendees
 

 

ChillFest is back for a seventh year in 2020 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.

Sponsor ChillFest

  

 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.

 

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. Movie theme for the summer of 2020 is TBD. Check back updates.

 

 

    

 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.

 

 

 

 August 
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
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.

2020 Event Participation and Sponsorship available this summer!

 
 
 
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. 

 

 

 

November 30 - December 30

 

 

 

Shops throughout Wicker Park Bucktown are invited to partake in the WPB Window Wonderland passport program starting November 30th to
 
encourage shoppers to visit participating stores, make a purchase to receive a passport, and get a stamp in their book for a chance to enter to win a $50
 
a giftcard to use at a participating business of their choice.

 

 

 

 
 
 
December 9
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. 

 
 
 
 
 

 

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.