The Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection has created a licensing structure to allow for the operation of short-term "pop-up" stores including restaurants, to allow entrepreneurs to test their concepts without the burden of a long-term lease or license.

The 2019 Discover Lincoln Park Guides are headed to the presses! If you're interested in distributing them at your business, email Stephanie at  stephanie@lincolnparkchamber.com to request complimentary copies.


Last chance! This event sold out last year.

Thursday, May 9
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:
Best of Lincoln Park Awards

Get ready to nominate your neighborhood favorites for this year’s Best of Lincoln Park Awards! Nominations can be submitted beginning Wednesday, May 15 and winners will be announced on Thursday, June 20.

Stay tuned for details.

Get neighborhood updates and security recommendations from 18th and 19th District CPD Business Liaisons. This event is open to ANY staff member at a business with a liquor license in Lincoln Park. 

Wednesday, May 15
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Lion's Head Pub
2251 N. Lincoln

Wednesday, May 22
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Earls Lincoln Park
1538 N. Clybourn - NEWCITY

Sponsored by:

Saturday, May 4
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Arturo Velasquez Institute
2800 S. Western

Take advantage of five days of networking, fact-finding, building, sharing and celebrating your business success.

Monday, May 6 - Friday, May 10

Wintrust Bank is named the highest-rated bank operating in Chicago in J.D. Power's annual customer-satisfaction ranking.


Emerald City Theatre is seeking an Education Director. The perfect candidate is an experienced Arts Education visionary and strategist with a strong commitment to theatre, education, and Emerald City Theatre’s mission.

ABC Communications/Lifestyle is currently seeking to hire individuals for Sales and Marketing. They’re looking for energetic, enthusiastic and polished individuals for their upscale neighborhood and community guides. 

It's not just another happy hour, its a lifestyle! Enjoy Negroni signature cocktails with complimentary small bites rotated daily from their Chef. Wine and Beer are available as well.

Bring your newly earned diploma or graduation certificate for framing for only $69.99 through May 31.

Visit HOTWORX at 1229 W. Fullerton for prizes and giveaways with an enrollment fee of $1 on Saturday, May 4 only.

Saturday, May 11
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Various Locations

Tuesday, May 14
Screening - 6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Q&A with Dr. Nneka Tapia Jones - 7:45 -0 8:15 p.m.
Davis Theater
4614 N. Lincoln

Saturday, May 4
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Green City Market - Lincoln Park
1817 N. Clark, South end of Lincoln Park

Saturday, May 11
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Wintrust Bank Old Town
100 W. North

On May 18 - 25, shop at  Lori's Shoes and shops across Chicago to help those in our city living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Businesses will donate one percent of their sales to research and care for those living with ALS.

ICNC, Chef Rick Bayless, Accion, and The Hatchery Chicago are excited to announce the launch of their Culinary Workforce Development Program for young adults: Impact Culinary Training. 

Saturday, May 4 - 12:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 5 - 12:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Broken English Taco Pub
2576 N. Lincoln 

Friday, May 17 - 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. 
Saturday, May 18 - 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 18 - 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 19 - 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Jonquil Park
1001 W. Wrightwood

Friday, May 10 - 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. 
Saturday, May 11 - 11:30 a.m. 
The Ballpark in Rosemont
27 Jennie Finch Way

Sunday, May 19
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Off Color Brewing - Mousetrap
1460 N. Kingsbury

Let’s Play, Chicago! Registration for Chicago Sport & Social Club’s Spring & Summer leagues is open. Grab your friends and make your own coed, men’s or women’s team or join on your own as a free agent and CSSC will make you a team.

Leagues start throughout April & May, so don’t wait to claim your spot on the roster. Team fees include 6-7 games of regular season followed by single elimination playoffs, jerseys, sport equipment, league administration, prizes for Champs and specials at nearby bars.


Monday, May 6
7:00 p.m.
Heller Auditorium at Francis. W. Parker School
2233 N. Clark

Last admission event of the year!
Tuesday, May 14
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Saint Clement School
2524 N. Orchard

Friday, May 3
6:30 - 10:00 p.m.
GCE Lab School
1535 N. Dayton

Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sundays from 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Diversey River Bowl
2211 W. Diversey

Margaret Trudeau, the mother of one Prime Minister of Canada and the former wife of another, will workshop a new autobiographical solo show, titled Certain Woman of an Age, over Mother’s Day weekend at The Second City.

Mother’s Day Means Warm Weather is Finally here.

Give the gift of Freeze from CryoEffect and get ONE FREE CryoSculpting Session with the purchase of a 3 pack, or get TWO FREE CryoSculpting Sessions with the purchase of a 5 pack.

Want to get Skinny? Don’t Sweat it! ®

Crab & Slab - $38.95
1/2 King Crab & Filet - $45.95
Lobster Tail & Filet - $59.95

Includes soup or salad and a glass of champagne or house wine.

King Crab Chicago
1816 N. Halsted

Treat Mom to a special brunch in Lincoln Park! Check out our Brunch Guide for ideas.

Want to #ShopLocal for Mother's Day? Check out the LPCC Directory for great gift ideas.


Performance of  Honey Girls
Thursday, May 16
Cocktail Reception - 6:30 p.m.
Performance - 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $10 with code "  neighbors"

Wednesday, May 8
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
2212 N. Clybourn

Wednesday, May 15
7:00 p.m.
Theater on the Lake
2401 N. Lake Shore
Live Music in Lincoln Park
Derby Day - Saturday, May 4

1225 W. Webster
1:30 - 6:00 p.m.

2423 N. Clark
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

2075 N. Lincoln
Opens at 10:00 a.m.

2934 N. Sheffield
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

950 W. Wrightwood
2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

1500 N. Wells
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Cinco de May - Sunday, May 5
2450 N. Clark
Sunday, May 5
10:00 a.m. - 11:55 p.m.
1816 N. Clark
Sunday, May 5
2:00 - 11:00 p.m.
1962 N. Halsted
Sunday, May 5
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

May 4 - 5
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Broken Barrel Bar
2548 N. Southport

Enjoy espresso, coffee, tea and cafe menu on their fantastic patio with outdoor fire pit.

Saturday, May 11
7:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N. Clark