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Guide To Wicker Park Fest

July 26, 2013 2:00 PM

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(Credit: wickerparkfest.com)

(Credit: wickerparkfest.com)

(Credit: wickerparkfest.com)

(Credit: wickerparkfest.com)

Wicker Park Fest
Milwaukee Avenue from North Avenue To Paulina
Chicago, IL
Saturday, July 27th – Sunday, July 28th
12:00 – 10:00PM
www.wickerparkfest.com

With something for everyone, Wicker Park Fest is packed full of music, food and family activities. It’s a great way to explore the neighborhood and the variety of shops, restaurants and fashion unique to the area. Your $5 donation benefits Burr Elementary School and the Wicker Park/Bucktown Chamber Of Commerce. Check it out this weekend, July 27-28th.

(Credit: wickerparkfest.com)

(Credit: wickerparkfest.com)

MUSIC

North Stage: Saturday, July 27th

Walkie Talkies @ 2:20 pm
Pet Lions @ 3:25 pm
Santah @ 4:30 pm
Kid Karate @ 5:20 pm
Delicate Steve @ 6:40pm
Bahamas @ 7:45pm
Man Man @ 9:00pm

North Stage: Sunday, July 28th

Meat Wave @ 2:20 pm
Secret Colours @ 3:25 pm
Creepy Band @ 4:30 pm
Treasure Fleet @ 5:35 pm
Fly Golden Eagle @ 6:40 pm
Reigning Sound @ 7:45 pm
Roky Erickson @ 9:00pm

Center Stage: Saturday, July 27th

The Hecks @ 3:00pm
Workout Music @ 3:45pm
The Bright White @ 4:30pm
Young General @ 5:45pm
Leagues @ 7:00pm
Meat Puppets @ 8:30pm

Center Stage: Sunday, July 28th

Polarcode @ 3:00pm
The Easthills @ 4:00pm
Midwest Hype @ 5:00pm
Brighton MA @ 6:00pm
Hey Champ @ 7:15pm
Mucca Pazza @ 8:45pm

South Stage: Saturday, July 27th

The Dirty Pigeons @ 2:05 pm
Damn Choir @ 3:10 pm
Minor Characters @ 4:15 pm
The Lighthouse and The Whaler @ 5:20pm
Their / They’re / There @ 6:25 pm
Tera Melos @ 7:30pm
Cults @ 8:45pm

South Stage: Sunday, July 28th

Mark Rose @ 2:05 pm
AM Taxi @ 3:10 pm
Planetsexploter @ 4:15 pm
Restorations @ 5:20 pm
Trapper Schoepp & The Shades@ 6:25pm
Teenage Bottlerocket @ 7:30 pm
Ted Leo & The Pharmacists@ 8:45pm

(Credit: wickerparkfest.com)

(Credit: wickerparkfest.com)

ART & PERFORMANCES

Look up! Check out these three amazing performances high above fest goers on The Ladder Machine.

Hawkman- Watch the Hawkman prince, fly 30 feet in to the air using a pair of DaVinci inspired wings!

The Champagne Chandelier- From the end of the Ladder Machine, a steel chandelier will be hung with glasses and bottles of champagne. Glasses of the bubbly will be poured by an aerialist.

The Lyra Routine- High above on The Ladder Machine, see circus hoop artists perform a 10-minute routine in the air above fest goers.

(Credit: wickerparkfest.com)

(Credit: wickerparkfest.com)

EATS

Enjoy beverages and the tastes of Wicker Park from the following restaurants:

The Smoke Daddy
Cevapcici
Home Made Pizza Co.
Nicholas Quality Meats
Beat Kitchen
Starfruit Cafe
That’s So Corny
The Savoy
The Wurst Haus
Suzie’s Fun Foods
Dimo’s Pizza
The Bedford

FASHION & RETAIL

Check out local shopping, clothes, housewares and more from the following Wicker Park retail spots:

Futurgarb
Revital Fine Jewelry & Imports
Baraka Ethnic Jewelry
Green Hide
Squasht by Les
Sandpiper Imports
Arts n Spirits
Buffalo Exchange
Seventh Green Circle
Moon Voyage
Baizaar
Kit Enterprises
EllaDior
21st Century Smoking
Midnight Machete Clothing
Jiva Jewels and Accessories
Canine Crews
Angelique’s Boutique
Creative Claythings
Wander Bikes
Marketing Imprint
Enfiniti Design
Vamoose Tattoo Removal
Recovered Rubber

(Credit: wickerparkfest.com)

(Credit: wickerparkfest.com)

FEST KIDS

Saturday & Sunday, July 27th & 28th
Noon – 6 p.m.
In the Walgreen’s Parking Lot
1372 N. Milwaukee

Kids Entertainment, Games, Activities, Vendors and Snacks…

Saturday:

12:00pm The Boogers
1:00pm Laura Doherty
2:00pm Mr. Singer and Kerry Appleberry

Sunday:

12:00pm Mary Macaroni
1:00pm Young Stracke All Stars
2:00pm Lindsay & The Shimmies

Activities include; crafts, sewing, origami, mosaics, bag toss, cookie making and more!

Lauren Wulf, CBS Chicago

Lauren Wulf writes about living in Chicago on a budget on her website, A Poor Girl’s Guide Chicago.

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