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Updated 3:38 pm, July 9, 2014

Festival season will be here before we know it, so we wanted to get a running list of every single festival happening in the city from May through early October. Get ready, y'all! 

Live in the burbs? Check out our guide to festivals in the suburbs this summer! 

July

9-13: Taste of Chicago | The Loop
10-13:
North Michigan Avenue Arts Fest | Streeterville
11-13:
Irish American Heritage Festival | Mayfair
11-13: Windy City Smokeout | River North 
11-13: Square Roots Festival | Lincoln Square
12-13: Summer on Southport | Lakeview
12-13: Roscoe Village Burger Fest | Roscoe Village
12-13: West Fest | West Town
18-20: BenFest | North Center
18-20: Taste of River North | River North
19-20: Chicago Craft Beer Festival | Lincoln Park
19-20: Celebrate Clark Street | Rogers Park
19-20: Sheffield Garden Walk & Music Fest | Lincoln Park
20: Chinatown Summer Fair | Chinatown
25-27: Jeff Fest | Jefferson Park
26-27: Wicker Park Fest| Wicker Park
26-27: Taste of Lincoln Avenue | Lincoln Park


August
2-3:
Taste of Latin America | Logan Square
8-10:
Ginza Holiday Festival | Old Town
9-10:
Northalsted Market Days | Boystown
9-10:
Chicago Hot Dog Fest | Lincoln Park
9:
Bud Billiken Parade & Picnic | Washington Park
9-10:
Retro on Roscoe | Roscoe Village
10:
Slow & Low: Community Lowrider Festival | Pilsen
14-17:
Festa Italiana | Little Italy
15-17:
Festival Cubano | Riis Park
15-17:
Edison Park Fest | Edison Park
15-17:
Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest | Rogers Park 
16-17:
Albany Park World Fest | Albany Park
16-17:
Chicago Air & Water Show | North Ave. Beach
16-17:
The Great American Lobster Fest | Navy Pier
22-24:
The Boulevard | Logan Square
22-24:
Sausagefest Chicago | Old Town
23-24: Taste of Greektown | Greektown
23: Chicago Fashion Fest| Wicker Park
23-24:
Chicago's New Orleans Festival | Wicker Park 
23-24:
Bash on Wabash | South Loop
29-31:
North Coast Music Festival | West Loop
30-31: Remix Chicago | Logan Square 


September
6:
Guinness Oyster Fest | Roscoe Village
6-7: Ukrainian Village Fest | Ukrainian Village
12-14:
Festival de la Villita | Little Village
13-14:
Lakeview East Festival of the Arts | Lakeview
13-14:
Crush in Old Town | Old Town 
20-21:
Sam Adams Lakeview Taco Fest | Lakeview 
20:
Design Harvest Fest | Ukrainian Village