Special Events Management
2221 W. 43rd Street
Chicago, IL 60609
Phone: (773) 868-3010
Fax: (773) 868-0425
Want to reach an eclectic audience for your products or services at some of Chicago's hottest summer events? You can by becoming an exhibitor affiliated with the 2015 Chicagoland Best Fest Series -- a series of the most popular and acclaimed summer events and festivals held in the city and suburbs.
If you're a food or beverage vendor ... retail merchant ... artist ... or anyone who wants to reach a dynamic buying audience for your products and/or services, becoming a Chicagoland Best Fest Series exhibitor is a smart -- and cost-effective marketing opportunity that enables you to reach consumers! Even better, most of the Series' events benefit local chambers of commerce, business groups or non-profit organizations.
PLEASE NOTE: Corporations, chain stores, franchise companies, product brands, field marketing and promotional companies, marketing agencies, public relation firms and all their respective clients including free giveaways and sampling are considered SPONSORS and NOT VENDORS/EXHIBITORS, and must contact Norine Smyth at 773-584-6684 or
Laura Wilke at 773-584-6669. Please visit the sponsorship page for more details.
2015 Online Event Applications
Click on the event name below to be directed to the online registration form. Paper applications are available for download on the "Vendor/Artist" tab of each event (see graphic above).
Windy City RibFest - July 3-5 - Uptown, Chicago
Chosen Few Old School Reunion - July 4 - Hyde Park, Chicago
Roscoe Village Burger Fest - July 11-12 - Roscoe Village, Chicago
Sheffield Music Fest & Garden Walk - July 18-19 - DePaul/Lincoln Park, Chicago
Lill Street Craft Fair - July 25-26 - Lincoln Park, Chicago ARTIST ONLY
Taste of Lincoln Avenue - July 25-26 - Lincoln Park, Chicago
Taste of Latin America - August 1-2 - Logan Square, Chicago
Chicago Hot Dog Fest - August 7-9 - Old Town, Chicago
Northalsted Market Days - August 8-9 - Lakeview, Chicago
Slide The City - Algonquin - August 15-16 - Algonquin, IL
South Shore Summer Fest - August 15 - South Shore, Chicago
Albany Park World Fest - August 22-23 - Albany Park, Chicago
Taste of Greektown - August 22-23 - West Loop/Greektown, Chicago
Motor Row Craft Beer & Wine Fest - September 4-5 - South Loop, Chicago ARTIST/MERCHANT/NFP ONLY
Summer WingFest - September 5 - West Loop, Chicago
Shock Top Oyster Fest - September 11-12 - Roscoe Village, Chicago
Festival de la Villita - September 11-13 - Little Village, Chicago
Sam Adams Lakeview Taco Fest - September 19-20 - Lakeview, Chicago
Oktoberfest Chicago - September 25-27 - Lakeview, Chicago
Lake Zurich Craft Beer Fest - October 2-4 - Lake Zurich, IL