From Lincoln Park Zoo's Summer Wine Fest to Taste of Lincoln Avenue, this weekend in Lincoln Park is filled with fun activities and events to enjoy the last weekend in July!

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Chicago’s sweet summer vibe will be in full swing when Taste of Lincoln Avenue, one of the Windy City’s most iconic (and pioneering) street fests, returns for its 35th fun-filled year to the heart of the Lincoln Park/DePaul neighborhood. Stretching over several city blocks and side streets on the eponymous strip of Lincoln Avenue between Fullerton and Wrightwood, highlights include nearly 20 music acts on two stages, a stand-alone “Kids’ Carnival” area, plus plenty of food, libations and arts & crafts.

Saturday, July 28 - Sunday, July 29
12:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Lincoln Avenue between Fullerton and Wrightwood

Celebrate #NationalBagelfestDay at The Bagelers, where they will be giving out free bagels in honor of the special day! See you there!

Thursday, July 26
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Bagelers Coffeehouse
2461 N. Lincoln

Releasing more specialty brews from their cellar, join Goose Island Brewhouse as they feature rare and limited edition BCS bottles all day long. 

Thursday, July 26
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Goose Island Brewhouse
1800 N. Clybourn

Get ready to stroll, sip and savor over 35 different varieties of wine at Lincoln Park Zoo's annual Summer Wine Fest. Guest will enjoy a summer evening of wine tastings and music set amid the zoo's lush gardens at this after-hours event.
Additionally there will be live music, food from acclaimed chefs, guided garden tours with the zoo’s horticulture experts and more!

Friday, July 27
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N. Clark

You won’t want to miss this acoustic/folk/pop artist as she takes the stage with Imaginary Future! Multiple ticket options available including a meet & greet with an unplugged performance.

Thursday, July 26
7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Lincoln Hall 
2424 N. Lincoln

Join the Mike Wheeler Band at Kingston Mines for a night of good music and good times at this infamous blues house. See you there! 

Thursday, July 26
9:30, 11:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. 
Kingston Mines
2548 N Halsted

With festival appearances from Bonnaroo to Newport Folk and tours with an array of artists, including Jason Isbell, The Lumineers, Kacey Musgraves, The Head and The Heart, Shakey Graves, Lauryn Hill and Grace Potter, we can’t wait to for Rayland Baxter and Okey Dokey to come to Lincoln Hall! 

Saturday, July 28
8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln

Grab your friends & family, a cooler, blankets or chairs and get groovin’ at NEWCITY with free outdoor concerts and family fun all summer long! Up next in the summer concert series is the Hot Rocks, a Rolling Stones Tribute, on Thursday, July 26. 

Every Thursday
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
1457 N. Halsted

Join us for the mash-up of the century as Captain Planet faces off against Harry Potter for the role of a lifetime! A collection of SNL-style sketches with a focus on board games, male models, historic tragedies, jeans rivalries, and of course, everyone’s favorite environmentally conscious superhero. 

Friday, July 27
9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Donny's Skybox Theatre at The Second City
230 W. North 

Ben Gleib was named by TBS as one of the “Funniest Comedians Working Today” and Esquire called him one of “Six comedians who could be comedy’s next big thing.” He is host of the Emmy nominated game show, Idiotest, a regular on The Today Show in the “Guys Tell All” segment and for years was best known as one of the most frequent regulars on Chelsea Lately.

Thursday, July 26
8:00 p.m.
1548 N. Wells

One of the most celebrated and popular comedy ensembles in the world will be landing for a limited engagement at Judy’s Beat Lounge Theater! BWC has performed over 3000 improvised musicals all over the globe and has cast and alumni that include Aidy Bryant (Saturday Night Live), Jack McBrayer (30 Rock), Peter Gwinn (Colbert Report), Thomas Middleditch (HBO’s Silicon Valley), Lauren Conlan Adams (Kimmy Schmidt), Jessica McKenna (Party Over Here), Nicole Parker (Elephaba in Wicked on Broadway) and many more.

Saturday, July 28
7:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Judy’s Beat Lounge at The Second City
230 W. North

One of the funniest and most thought-provoking comedians of our time, Dwayne's satirical diversions and piercing perspective on social and world issues are heralded by the likes of Chris Rock and Marc Maron. Winner of the 2002 US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado, his stand-up has been featured on The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Premium Blend, Comedy Central Presents, and Talkin' Dirty after Dark. 

Friday, July 27
8:00 p.m.
1548 N. Wells

Amateur comedians who want a shot at the stage can sign up for aliveOne’s open mic comedy event starting at 5:30 p.m. Following Living Room Sessions, Dead Comedy at aliveOne will kick off at 9 p.m., featuring a two-hour stand up showcase with some of Chicago’s best comics!

Sunday, July 29
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
2683 N. Halsted

Ah, Chicago - a city of right angles,
cheap-ish beer, and study, wholesome people. Join some of them for a night of sketch comedy, written and performed
by Ryan Warsing and his closest “third-coast” friends.

Thursday, July 26
10:00 p.m.
The Jason Chin Harold Cabaret at iO
1501 N. Kingsbury