Cheap Things To Do This Weekend, June 1-3

Aerial View of Last Year’s Do-Division Festival

Big events are happening all over town, and by the looks of it, it’s a meat-eaters versus vegetarian weekend. Did we mention that street festival season is in full swing?

Friday, June 1

  • Mayfest
    4700 N. Lincoln Avenue | Lincoln Square | Friday – Sunday
    Beer, bratwurst, polka music, beauty queens, and may pole dances are just a few of the treats that await you at this German celebration.  Located in Lincoln Square, this street festival is perfect for both families and friends.
  • Do-Division Festival
    Ashland Ave & Division Street | Wicker Park | Friday – Sunday
    Kick off festival season with one of Wicker Park’s finest get-togethers. Notable music acts include Craig Finn, JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, White Mystery, and The Antlers. ($5 suggested donation)

Saturday, June 2

  • Sausagefest
    Sheffield & Addison | Wrigleyville | Saturday & Sunday
    If Mayfest isn’t enough for you, head to Wrigleyville for even more meaty goodness.  ($5 suggested donation)
  • Chicago Veggie Pride Parade
    Balbo St & Columbus Drive | Grant Park | Noon
    Celebrate vegan and vegetarian living by joining in a march through Grant Park. Costumes are encouraged.

Sunday, June 3

  • Maxwell Street Market
    500 W Roosevelt Rd | South Loop | 7am – 3pm
    This South Loop staple has an array of vendors with great deals on jewelry, clothes, food, and art.
  • Cinema Minima
    Cole’s Bar | 2338 N Milwaukee |  Bucktown | 8pm – 10 pm
    This monthly event features 33 3-minute shorts and one feature length film. Curated by The Cinema Culture.


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