Summer is in full swing in Lincoln Park. With so much to do, it's impossible not to find something fun. Take a look at all the neighborhood has to offer and start planning!

Looking for more great things to do? Check out our Events Calendar to stay on top of the latest neighborhood happenings.
SUMMER FUN

One of Chicago’s most legendary street festivals, Taste of Lincoln Avenue is celebrating it’s 36th year. With over 100 vendors, 2 music stages, and a kids carnival, it will be a hit for the whole family.

Saturday and Sunday, July 27 and 28
12:00 - 10:00 p.m. 
2500 N. Lincoln

Think you’ve got what it takes to be Kirkwood’s Tour de Franzia champ? Get your team together and prepare for some tough competition!

Sunday, July 28
12:00 p.m.
Kirkwood
2934 N. Sheffield
NIGHT OUT

NEWCITY’s Sounds of Summer series continues with exuberant cover band, Rod Tuffcurls and the Bench Press. This band is guaranteed to get you up on your feet and having fun. Grab your friends and enjoy the fun post-work concert, complete with drink deals.

Thursday, July 25
7:00pm - 9:00 p.m.

Get ready to stroll, sip, and savor more than 35 different varieties of wine at Lincoln Park Zoo's annual Summer Wine Fest Presented by JPMorgan Chase. Guest will enjoy a summer evening of wine tastings and music amid the zoo's lush gardens at this after-hours event.

Friday, July 26
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo
2150 N. Cannon
FAMILY

Come out to The Nature Museum for an energizing family-friendly yoga class on our beautiful outdoor terrace. Practice your tree pose while in the midst of the beauty of Lincoln Park.

Saturday, July 27
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon

Join artist Rachel Clair as she teaches a process painting class for kids 6-10 years old. Process painting encourages exploration and learning, letting the children take charge of their own creative process. 

Saturday, July 27
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lincoln Park
1829 N. Stockton
MUSIC

Thursday, July 25
8:00 p.m.
Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln

Friday, July 26
10:00 p.m.
Park West
322 W. Armitage

Sunday, July 28
9:30 p.m.
Kingston Mines
2548 N. Halsted
COMEDY

Eddie Ifft has been called one of the most underrated comics in America by the Onion and has proudly told jokes around the world to sold-out crowds in over 15 countries. Most recently Eddie is co-host of one of the most successful podcasts in the comedy world called Talkin’ Sh*t.

Thursday, July 25 - Sunday, July 28
Playing multiple times a day, check the website for details
Zanie's Comedy Club
1548 N. Wells

Stay up late with The Second City as we bring you our latest and greatest. It’s interactive. It’s hyperactive. It’s the most fun you’ve had past bedtime. Come see an entirely improvised, entirely ridiculous 60 minutes that’ll leave you with a full-fledged comedy hangover.

Friday, July 26
11:00 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells

Join Zeetus Lapetus as she hosts Lip Service: A Lip-Sync Battle for Charity. 6 of Chicago's most talented comedians will compete in a bracket style, Lip-Sync elimination judged by YOU, the audience. At the end of the night, the declared winner will donate the nights proceeds to a charity of their choice!

Friday, July 26
10:00 p.m.
The iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury
THEATER

Check out Steppenwolf’s newest show in association with Rough House Theater. In a bizarre and irrational world, a man is condemned to death for an absurd crime, and sent to a surreal prison to await his execution. But the prison may not be what it seems...

Thursday July 25 - Sunday July 28
8:00 p.m.
Steppenwolf Theater
1650 N. Halsted

This weekend is your last chance to catch BoHo Theater’s production of The River. The River is Jez Butterworth’s haunting and complex play that asks: when we find someone new, are we really just trying to recapture someone we once lost?

Thursday July 25 - Saturday July 27 8:00pm
Sunday July 28
2:00pm
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln