• Boystown, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 12:00 PM US/Eastern
    Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 12:00 PM US/Eastern

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The largest street festival in the Midwest and Chicago’s hottest summer celebration. THE HOST SAYS : "The 38th annual Northalsted Market Days® is a weekend long festival celebrating life & community in Chicago’s historic Boystown/Lakeview district. Check back for updates on 2019 Entertainment & Performer Line Up! Suggested donation $10 - All Ages. The 1/2 mile long party features all-day lineups of live music on 4 stages, 200+ unique vendors, arts, crafts, food and drink, DJ’s and dancing, sponsor booths, and more! Estimated attendance approaches 100,000 people from near and far, representing all colors of the rainbow! Founded in 1980, the celebration now spans 1/2 mile of North Halsted in Chicago’s Boystown neighborhood – America’s first recognized gay village – from Addison to Belmont. Northalsted Market Days® is easily accessed via the CTA Red Line Addison station at the historic Wrigley Field, CTA Red/Brown/Purple Lines at Belmont, multiple bus lines, and rideshare car/cab services to downtown hotels and other lodging."


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  • Door Policy Open Door
  • Door closes at 11am
  • Cover or Donation $10
  • Frequency Annual

The Crowd

  • Ages 18 and up
  • Racial Mix Mixed/ Interracial
  • Types of men Average Joe, Bear, Blue Collar, Burly, Hipsters, Jocks, Twink, White Collar/ Business Men
  • Average Size of Crowd Nearly 100,000

The Place

  • Vibe Friendly/Social
  • Venue Type Various
  • Lighting Varies

Getting In