Although the weather hasn’t been cooperating as of late, it’s still summer in Chicago, meaning street fairs, festivals, and parades are in full swing. Like most weekends in June, July, August, and even September, there’s a whole lot going on around Chicago over the next few days and here’s a quick glance at just some of the events and happenings that might be worth checking out:

Logan Square Art Festival

Formerly the Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, the Logan Square Arts Fest is a 3-day extravaganza that includes local art, music, food, drinks, and more! A number of local venues will be hosting art shows all weekend, while a stage will also be constructed of live music and performances. The Logan Square Arts Festival is happening at the Logan Square Monument at Humboldt Park until Sunday June 28th.

Pride Parade

Celebrating its 46th year, Chicago’s Pride Parade gets underway at noon on Sunday June 28th, starting at Montrose Avenue and Broadway in Uptown and running to the intersection of Diversey Parkway and Sheridan Road in Lincoln Park. A party and celebration that brings Chicago’s vibrant LGBT community alive, the annual Pride Parade is a fun event for everyone, gay or straight!

Old St. Pat’s

Dubbed the world’s largest block party, Old St. Pat’s is a great way to mingle with new people, enjoy the warm summer sunshine, and enjoy some great live music from some recognizable artists. Happening on June 27th, swing over to Old St. Pat’s Church for the party’s 30th year!

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