2015 Chicago Summer Events – Food Edition Part 1

The cold spell seems to have finally broken here and Chicago and that means it’s time to go outside. One of the best parts of Chicago during the summer, is all the events it has to offer. Every weekend features events from all around the city. We’ll do our best to cover the major events going on this summer in Chicago right here on our blog. In this post we will focus on food related festivities. Don’t forget to check out our See and Do page to find more ideas on what you can do when visiting Chicago.

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About: For those that have the sweet tooth, this is the ultimate event. This event will offer baked treats from restaurants, bakeries, & vendors from all around the city.


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About: Ribfest is going on it’s 17th year and getting bigger each year.  Taste some of the best ribs and barbecue Chicago has to offer. This event encompasses what summer is about: grilling, drinking, and friends.


[schema type=”event” evtype=”Festival” url=”http://www.chgofoodtruckfest.com” name=”Chicago Food Truck Festival” sdate=”2015-06-27″ edate=”2015-06-14″ street=”3309 S Shields Ave” city=”Chicago” state=”IL” postalcode=”60616″ country=”US” ]

About: Food Trucks have really caught on in Chicago. With so many different trucks delivering delicious dishes of all sorts, they all decided it would be a good idea to come together for one big food truck event, so the public can taste them all!


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About: Taste of Chicago is one of the city’s biggest food events. It draws huge crowds from all across the city to mingle and eat delicious local cuisines.


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About: Chicago has become renown for it’s culinary arts. Chicago Gourmet aims to promote the city’s premier food and drink industry. This event will focus on the very best Chicago has to offer when it comes to food. If you consider yourself a foodie this a must go event.



Check back Next week for the 2nd food edition of the 2015 Chicago Summer Events.