September 8th, 2022
Festival of the Arts is This Weekend!
September 10th & 11th | Along Broadway from Belmont to Hawthorne
The Lakeview East Festival of the Arts showcases more than 120 juried artists featuring paintings, sculpture, photography, furniture, jewelry and more. These original pieces are for sale in a wide range of price ranges. In addition to the art, the Festival has become a center of activity for the weekend with live demonstrations, entertainment stages, family activities and a garden oasis.

For more than 17 years, the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce has presented one of the most unique and popular art festivals in Chicagoland. Every aspect, from artists to musicians to vendors and everything in between, is specifically selected by the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce in order to bring the best to the heart of Lakeview.

Want to see what's in store? Click any of the pictures of artists' features to see which artists will be showcased at this years festival!
No Parking – Tow Zones go into effect on Broadway starting Friday, September 9th at 11AM – Sunday, September 11th at 11:59PM. ALL VEHICLES WILL BE TOWED IF THEY ARE LOCATED ON THE FOLLOWING ADDRESSES DURING THESE TIMES.
There will be no parking on the following addresses:
  • Broadway from 3200 N. Broadway to 3430 N. Broadway
  • Aldine from 544 W. Aldine to 617 W. Aldine
  • Buckingham from 600 W. Buckingham to 621 W. Buckingham
  • Melrose from 540 W. Melrose to 621 W. Melrose
  • Roscoe from 540 W. Roscoe to 619 W. Roscoe
You will not be able to access Broadway. Please be mindful of deliveries and be sure all deliveries are made before Friday, September 9th at 12PM.
*Melrose will be accessible from Sheridan to Halsted 11PM-6AM. Hawthorne will remain open.
Security will be strictly enforced to maintain safety and access to your residence
Live Music All Weekend Long
What could be better than strolling through blocks of beautiful, original art? Having the sound track be original, local music! At the Festival of the Arts, you won't be inundated with cover band after cover band. You'll find yourself taking in beautiful original songs by unique local musicians. Find your new favorite band at this year's festival!
Local Food Vendors at The Fest
Enjoy a taste of our local restaurants at Festival of the Arts! From sweet new additions to the neighborhood like Kilwin's, Mini Donut Factory, and Chicago Sugar Daddy to savory spots such as Pescadero, Crispy Chicks, Drews on Halsted, and Brazilian Bowl, you're sure to find a true taste of the neighborhood this weekend!
Family Friendly Activities
This year's Kid's Zone will be in the Nettelhorst Play Lot! Join us for day long entertainment for the kiddos and see some amazing, out of this world acts!
11AM to 12PM - Dance on Broadway
12PM to 2PM - JCC origami table 
2:15PM to 3PM - Wizard Ed Fairman
3:15 to 3:45 - The Dreamtree Shakers
4PM to 4:45 - Wizard Ed Fairman 
5PM to 5:45 Dream Tree Shakers
11AM to 11:30AM Mary Macaroni
12PM - 2PM JCC Origami Table
2PM -3PM Leonardo Music 
3PM - 3:45PM Pocket Circus - AbraKaDabra Magic Show
4PM - 4:45PM Pocket Circus - Circus Show
5PM-6PM Leonardo Music