Ribfest Chicago
Chicago Pride Fest®
Chicago Pride Parade
Chicago Craft Beer Fest
Jeff Fest
The Chosen Few Old School Reunion Picnic
Taste of River North
Roscoe Village Burger Fest

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Special Events Management is by far the largest full-service producer of events in the Midwest.

This includes many of Chicagoland’s most popular and best-known runs/walks and art/street festivals. In fact, each year nearly 500,000 individuals participate in SEM-produced runs/walks while another 1.5 million visit our art and street fests.

Among our marquee events are the Wells Street Art Festival, Belmont-Sheffield Music Fest, Northalsted Market Days, Taste of Lincoln Avenue, AIDS Run/Walk Chicago, Chicago Craft Beer Fest, Festival de La Villita, Roscoe Village Burger Fest, Lakeview Taco Fest and the Rosehill Cemetery ‘Crypt’ 5K Run/Walk, to name just a few.

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