Chicago in June: Things to Do

Updated July 3, 2017


June 1st, Calligraphy Drink and Draw at Spudnik Press

June 1 - 5, The Onion and AV Club present the 3rd Annual 26th Annual Comedy Festival 

June 3-5, Do Division Street Festival

June 3-4 Two Brothers Summer Festival

June 6 Sweet Talk: A Night of Storytelling at NextDoor Cafe

  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hosted By Zach Zimmerman,
  • An evening of live storytelling by 5 storytellers who will share their original tales tied to the night's theme (to be announced!). Mix, mingle be entertained and, *bonus: chow on some tasty pie. 


June 10-12, Chicago Blues Festival at Grant Park

June 10-12, Midsommarfest in Andersonville

  • Beer sales and donations (suggested $10, kids under 12 free), support the Andersonville community
  • Shop and dine from local vendors

June 10-12, America's Cup at Navy Pier

June 11-12, Pilsen Food Truck Social

  • Live music, good food

June 13, Summer Brewing Fundraiser at Lagunitas Brewing

  • Help the OSP Kinship Initiative raise funds for their partnering organization, Blessed Sacrament Youth Center
  • Raffle prizes include Cubs/Sox tickets and more

    June 16-19, Chicago Women's Funny Fest at Stage 773

    • Support women in comedy

    June 17-18, Chicago Ale Fest at Buckingham Fountain 

    • Portion of proceeds support the Grant Park Conservancy, over 200 beers pouring


    Taste of Randolph Chicago

    Taste of Randolph - June 17-19, 2016

    June 18-19, Chicago Pride Festival at Halsted and Waveland

    • Live music and celebration
    • Pride Parade takes place the following weekend, June 26

    June 18-19, Green Music Festival in Wicker Park

    • Features a people-powered bicycle stage
    • Learn about sustainable living practices
    • Lagunitas Brews
    June 18-19, Gold Coast Art Fair at Grant Park

        Chicago air guitar championships

        Friday, June 24, US Air Guitar Championships at Subterranean

        June 24-25, Dog Dayz of Summer at Goose Island Barrel Warehouse

        • 10% of all ticket proceeds benefit Intonation Music Workshop

        • Tickets include Hot Doug’s sausages, duck fat fries, beer, live music

        June 25, Yoga and Mimosas at Shedd Aquarium

        June 25, World's Largest Block Party at UIC Festival Lot

        • Tickets include 3 free drinks
        • Live music including Passion Pit
        • Pot O'Gold raffle prizes

          Renegade Craft Fair (above) June 25 + 26, 2016, 11am to 6pm at The Hideout 1354 W Wabansia Ave. Chicago, IL 60642

          June 29th: Yoga Under the Lights at Navy Pier, presented by VibeUp

          Sponsors include High Brew Coffee and TyKu Sake