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NORTHALSTED MARKET DAYS® | Special Events Management

NORTHALSTED MARKET DAYS®

NORTHALSTED MARKET DAYS®

Fri, August 6, 2021 thru
Sun, August 8, 2021

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

The Beneficiary


AT A GLANCE:

EVENT DETAILS


Date(s) Fri, August 6, 2021 thru
Sun, August 8, 2021
Event Time(s)
Friday: 5pm to 10pm; Saturday & Sunday: 11am to 10pm
Location N. Halsted Street, between Belmont and Addison
3400 N Halsted St.
Chicago IL

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NORTHALSTED MARKET DAYS®

Northalsted Market Days® is the largest street festival in the Midwest and Chicago’s hottest summer celebration!

The 39th annual Northalsted Market Days® taking place on August 6-8, 2021 is a weekend long festival celebrating life & community in Chicago’s historic Halsted/Lakeview district. The 1/2 mile long festival features all-day lineups of live music on 5 stages, 250+ unique vendors, arts, crafts, food and drink, DJ’s and dancing, sponsor booths, and more!

Founded in 1980, the celebration now spans from Belmont to Addison on North Halsted St. in Chicago – America’s first recognized gay village.

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.

Biz Bash ranked Northalsted Market Days® in the Chicago’s Top 100 Events of 2018.

Bud Light Seltzer Stage at Brompton
Friday:
7:00 – 7:45 PM Lisa Lisa
Saturday:
2:00 – 2:45 PM Jody Watley
5:00 – 5:45 PM CeCe Peniston
8:45- 9:45 PM Greyson Chance
Sunday:
2:00 – 2:45 PM Todrick Hall
5:00 – 5:45 PM The FIERCE Project: Ultra Naté & Angelica Ross ft. Mila Jam
6:30 – 7:30 PM Out at Wrigley Finals
8:45 – 9:45 PM Trixie Mattel
Nissan Partners of Progress Stage at Roscoe

Friday:

5:30 – 6:30 PM DJ X-tasy
6:30 – 8:30 PM Hello Weekend
9:00 – 9:45 PM Inaya Day

 

Saturday:

1:15 – 2:30 PM The Gingers
3:15 – 4:15 PM Ty Herndon
5:00 – 6:15 PM JC Brooks
6:45 – 8:00 PM To The 9s
8:30 – 10:00 PM Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press

 

Sunday:

1:00 – 2:00 PM Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus
2:30 – 4:00 PM Queen Explosion
4:30 – 5:15 PM Steve Grand
6:30 – 8:00 PM Catfight
8:30 – 10:00 PM Boy Band Review

Belmont Stage

Peach presents Friday:

5:00 – 7:00 PM Supes Base w/ Jillian X
7:00 – 8:00 PM The Cabaret
9:00 – 10:00 PM Futurehood Takeover

 

Peach presents Saturday:

12:00 – 1:00 PM Supes Base
1:00 – 2:00 PM DJ All the Way Kay
Swish v. LiftyBoi TUG OF WAR

2:00 – 3:00 PM Evie the Cool
3:00 – 4:00 PM The Church of Zolita
4:00 – 5:30 PM smallworld Takeover
5:30 – 6:30 PM DJ Zel
Jo Mama

6:30 – 7:30 PM Chess Knight
7:30 – 8:30 PM Supes Base
Bambi-Banks-Coulee’s Soul Train

8:30 – 10:00 PM Ariel Zetina

 

Back Lot Back presents Sunday:

12:00 – 2:00 PM 3 Martini Jeannie
2:00 – 4:00 PM Karaoke w/ Wendy Hayne
4:00 – 5:30 PM DJ Little Lisa
5:30 – 7:00 PM TRQPiTECA
7:00 – 8:30 PM Cristy Lawrence
8:30 – 10:00 PM DJ Mary Mac

Dance Stage by Hydrate

Friday:

5:30 – 7:30 PM Marti Frieson
7:30 – 10:00 PM Cindel

 

Saturday:

12:30 – 1:00 PM Laura B
1:00 – 4:00 PM Market Days Drag Show
4:00 – 5:30 PM Laura B
5:30 – 7:30 PM Alexander
7:30 – 10:00 PM Alex Acosta

 

Sunday:

12:30 – 1:00 PM Market Days Drag Show
1:00 – 4:00 PM Laura B
4:00 – 5:30 PM Deanne
5:30 – 7:30 PM Joe _Pacheco
7:30 – 10:00 PM Nina Flowers

Community Pride Stage at Addison

Friday:

6:30 – 7:30 PM Jade The Ivy
8:15 – 9:15 PM KaJahn Ari

 

Saturday:

1:00 – 1:30 PM RENT
2:00 – 3:00 PM Olivia Love
4:00 – 5:00 PM PINION
6:00 – 7:00 PM Richard Streetman Live w/ Jason Fein
8:00 – 9:00 PM Mikey & Nathan

 

Sunday:

2:00 – 3:00 PM Scott Free
4:00 – 5:00 PM Congress of Starlings
6:00 – 7:00 PM Tyler Hall
8:00 – 9:00 PM Rosa

Chicago Sound Stage at Aldine

Saturday:

1:00 – 2:30 PM Too Much Molly & Triple Trouble
3:30 – 4:45 PM Rosie & The Rivets
5:30 – 6:30 PM Jacob Bjorge
7:30 – 9:00 PM Lynn Jordan & The Shivers

 

Sunday:

1:30 – 3:00 PM The Flat Cats
4:00 – 6:30 PM Sam Fazio
6:45*- 8:30 PM Meghan “Big Red” Murphy

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

 

 

VENDOR APPLICATIONS:

Non-Members:

 

MEMBERS ONLY:

Contact Northalsted Business Alliance for member passwords 773.883.0500

 

THE EVENT SPONSORS