Celebrate Clark Street Festival
Acclaimed by the Chicago Reader for its eclectic lineup of world music, curated by Sound Culture Center for Global Arts, Celebrate Clark Street Festival has grown from a community celebration into one of Chicago’s most renowned street festivals, attracting over 30,000 people annually. The festival presents world music and dance acts from around the globe, as well as cutting edge local bands on two stages.
This festival is one of the last independent street festivals in Chicago that is locally managed and organized by a community organization – Rogers Park Business Alliance. The festival reflects the unique diversity in Rogers Park by presenting music from all four corners of the world encouraging audiences to dance and experience local, national and touring bands. The festival provides two live music stages, food from local restaurants, beer, wine and micheladas from local bars, interactive entertainment throughout the festival area, an Art Lot, kids’ activities and especially a meeting space for the community.