Green Chicago Summer Festivals

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Chicago strives to be green in all its endeavours. These summer street festivals are dedicated to being Green.

Tour de Fat
When: June 26
Where: 3100 W. Palmer Blvd, Logan Square
Price: Free
Basic Info: This event is put on by Colorado’s New Belgium Brewery, the makers of Fat Tire, Skinny Dip, and all those other delicious brews. New Belgium reps ride their bikes from Colorado to other cities to promote bike use and environmental awareness. There is also live music, a bike parade, advice on bike safety, and a car/bike swap. New Belgium beer and merchandise will be for sale.

Green Music Fest
When: June 26-27
Where: 1600 W. Ashland Avenue, Chicago and Ashland, Ukranian Village.
Price: Free
Basic Info: This festival celebrates and promotes all things green. Live music and eco-friendly demos.

Tessa McLean

About Tessa McLean

There is just something about that feeling when you have been away — maybe for a weekend, a month, 6 months — and you’re driving into Chicago and that first glimpse of the city skyline appears. It just always makes me smile.

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