It’s almost time for one of our biggest events of the year, The Belmont Sheffield Music Festival! Get ready to dance, drink, sing, and eat in the heart of Lakeview East. Like always, we have a phenomenal lineup of bands playing, with a stacked three day line-up. To see the full schedule and meet the bands performing, click here! Otherwise, keep reading to meet all the food vendors and merchants who will be joining us at this years fest.

Fri, May 24 | 5 pm to 10 pm

Sat, May 25 | 11 am to 10 pm

Sun, May 26| 11 am to 10 pm

Food Vendors

Cafe Tola: Known for their KILLER empanadas and bright pink sign, Cafe Tola has been making a splash in the Chicago culinary scene since 2012. They’ve vendored the festival in the past, and we are so happy they are bringing their fried bundles of delisciousness back to BSMF! Vegetarian options available

Barangaroos Aussie Pies: With a Barrangaroos Aussie restaurant in the fest grounds, they are able to serve fresh hot pies all weekend long! These puff pasties are sold with different fillings, like ground beef, steak, lamb, and more. Stop by their booth for a pie, and go right into the restaurant located at 3208 N Sheffield!

Baked Cheese Haus: Good news for cheese lovers, Baked Cheese Haus will be serving their legendary raclette sandwiches!

Blackhawk BBQ & Seafood: Serving up classic fair food, stop by the colorful Blackhawk tent for hot dogs, corndogs, po boys, burgers, gyros, and more! Satisfy your sweet tooth with funnel cakes and ice cream sundaes. Enjoy all things fried and delicious.

Frankies Restaurant and Catering: Visit the Frankie’s tent for Hawaiian BBQ fries, jerk egg rolls, Southern fried chicken, and more!

Genoa Italian Concession: If you’re looking for some Italian food, or just something simple and fried, stop by Genoa Italian Concession stand! They have homemade chips, Italian sausage, polish sausage, chicken wings, and so much more.

Dumpling House: Grab some homemade dumplings while strolling the fest!

Slice Factory: The slice factory will be whipping up pizza slices, chicken wings, and salads!

Food In & Around the Fest

Caffeine Fix

Wake up with some local brews! There are two cafes right outside the fairgrounds. Pedestrian Coffee is located directly underneath the Belmont CTA stop, and in addition to serving craft coffee and signature lattes, they also serve delicious pastries like scones, cheesecake, bagels, and more! The smell of cinnamon enters your nostrils as soon as you walk in the door, satisfy your temptations with a freshly baked cinnamon roll. Ancient Grounds Coffee Co is right around the corner from the fest! Grab and go, or enjoy your coffee there. Their “latte flights” have been trending, where you can sample 4 lattes without breaking the bank. They also have bagel sandwiches, acai bowls, and more.

Lunch and Brunch

We are going to have numerous food vendors on sight, but if you choose to grab a bite before coming, there are great restaurants walking distance to the fest! Depart the train, and step right into Chicago Bagel Authority for some stuffed bagel sandwiches that will leave you full and satisfied for the duration of the fest. You can even order your food for pick up while on the train, and then just grab and go! If you feel like sitting down, and maybe getting your pregame on, Cheesie’s Pub and Grub is right by the L and has a full-service bar! Try an infamous grilled cheese and walk steps on over to the fest. Do you have a larger group and love a good time? Big City Tap opens at 11 am, with fantastic drink deals, pool tables, and a full-service bar! Darts anybody? On Saturdays, the Big City daily deal is Cheese Quesadillas for just $7 and Modelo and Corona tall boys for $6! Sunday’s deals are Fajita Dinner $10, $8 Bloody Mary’s, and $8 Chicago handshakes. Bangaroo Aussie Pies is located right in the center of the fest! Their flaky meat-filled pastries can be enjoyed while walking or around the fest. Bolivar and Lincoln is a Venezuelan destination that’s right inside the fest as well! They have tons of vegetarian options as well as gluten-free. Sit down in their cozy café, or grab your food to go! Sheffield’s Beer and Wine Garden is always bumpin during and after the fest. With fantastic BBQ, dozens of beers on tap. and a huge beer garden, Sheffield’s is the perfect place to grab a seat or bite during the fest.

Something Sweet

Jennivees Bakery is located in the center of the fest, at the corner of Sheffield and School St! They offer dozens of cupcakes, and slices of cake that are large enough to be shared. Make sure to save room for Jennivee’s during your time at the fest, or grab a cupcake to go to eat when you’re relaxing at home.

And For Dinner

Figo Wine Bar invigorates the best qualities of an Italian wine bar. Escape the hustle and bustle of the fest and cozy into this Italian getaway, right in the middle of the fest on Sheffield. Share a bottle of wine before going back out and dancing the rest of the night away! If you haven’t been to Lost Reef Lounge, now would be the perfect time to check it out. This aquatic lounge serves fresh seafood and high end cocktails. Catch their happy hour Saturday and Sunday and get select beer and wine for just $7! Check out their full happy hour menu here.


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