Fri, August 5, 2022 thru
Sun, August 7, 2022

Friday: 5pm to 10pm; Saturday & Sunday: 11am to 10pm

The Beneficiary



Date(s) Fri, August 5, 2022 thru
Sun, August 7, 2022
Start Time 12:00 AM
Location N. Halsted Street, between Belmont and Addison
3400 N Halsted St.
Chicago IL

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The 40th Northalsted Market Days® is a weekend long live music street festival celebrating community in Chicago’s landmark Northalsted/Lakeview district. The 1/2 mile long festival features all-day lineups of live music on 6 stages, 250+ unique vendors, arts, crafts, food and drink, DJ’s and dancing, sponsor booths, and more!

Estimated attendance of 120,000 people from near and far, representing all colors of the rainbow! Market Days is ranked in the top 10 Chicago festivals by BizBash.

Founded in 1982, the celebration now spans from Belmont to Addison on North Halsted St. in Chicago’s Northalsted neighborhood – America’s first recognized gay village and a Chicago LGBTQ+ historic landmark.

Northalsted Market Days is easily accessed via the CTA Red Line Addison station at Wrigley Field, CTA Red/Brown/Purple Lines at Belmont, multiple bus lines, and rideshare car/cab services to hotels and other lodging.

How to Get There

A short walk away from the CTA Belmont Red/Brown/Purple Line Station or the CTA Addison Red Line Station.  CTA Trip Planner

Street Closure & Parking Information

(details subject to change)

Halsted St between Belmont Ave and Addison St will close to vehicular traffic at 11:59 pm on Fri, Aug 7 and reopen on Mon, Aug 11 at 5am.


Street Closures & Parking restrictions will be enforced Fri, Aug 7 at 8am through Mon, Aug 11 at 5am along the following streets (except otherwise noted)


3200 to 3600   N Halsted (Aug 7 – 11:59PM, Aug 11 – 5am)
740 to 800   W Melrose
765 to 840   W Aldine
750 to 820   W Buckingham
720 to 820   W Roscoe
800 to 925   W Newport
732 to 820   W Cornelia
710 to 795   W Brompton


All vehicles in the designated areas will be ticketed and towed.

About The Beneficiary: Northalsted Business Alliance

The Northalsted Business Alliance works diligently to maintain a safe and beautiful neighborhood for residents, business owners and visitors.

Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

Looking to connect with active consumers at this event? For pricing and a customized benefits package, please contact Norine Smyth at 312-799-0354.

Vending Opportunities

Coming soon!