Annual Lakeview East Festival of the Arts

Lakeview East Festival of the Arts

20,000 Attendees | September 9-10, 2023

The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce works hand in hand with local residents and business owners to offer one of the premier fine art outdoor festivals in the City of Chicago. This event offers live entertainment and more than 150 juried artists featuring world-class original paintings, sculpture, photography, furniture, jewelry, printmaking, mixed media, ceramics, collage, fiber, glass and more. See our Sponsorship Packages.

Annual Belmont Sheffield Music Festival

35,000 Attendees | May 27-28, 2023

Located just steps from the bustling Belmont Red Line “El” stop, this wildly popular street party in the heart of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood will again showcase the region’s favorite tribute bands. This iconic fest (sponsored by Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce) also features plenty of food and libations as well as artisans who will roll out their newest creative handiwork. Click here for sponsorship packet and contact for more information.

Dine Out Broadway

3,000+ Attendees Each Weekend

First instituted during the COVID-19 pandemic to support local restaurants unable to host customers for indoor dining, the Dine Out program was a hit with residents and restaurants alike. 25+ restaurants and food establishments along Broadway from Belmont to Diversey and several restaurants on Sheffield north of Belmont expand patio dining into the street, which is closed to traffic. There are also a few communal tables set up for those who would like to enjoy carry-out. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Click here for more information!

Gay Pride Celebration

1,000,000+ Attendees | June 25, 2023

Thanks to turnouts of over 1 million people, Chicago’s Gay Pride Parade has become the second largest in the nation. The parade route spans four miles from Uptown to Lakeview East. Merchants benefit by being part of the Chamber’s walking team aside their float as a promotional platform for signage and handouts. Contact for sponsorship information.

Little Monster Crawl

Trick or Treating in the business district with over 50 businesses participating! Kids collect candy and goodies form local favorite shops and a special candy stations along the way!

2,000 Attendees | October 29, 2023

Lakeview Supper Club

Lakeview Supper Club

3,000 Attendees | Monthly dinners and social events

Lakeview Supper Club (LSC) is an Exclusive VIP Social program which offers exclusive dining experiences in Lakeview restaurants. Members will have access to exclusive events, deals and specials at participating restaurants. The Lakeview Supper Club will present Pop-Up dinners, Chef Tables, Specialty Wine Pairings, Tequila tastings and more. Members will be able to choose between a selection of restaurants each month, discounts and specials will be available for the duration advertised.

Wrigleyville Summer Series

600 Attendees | Rooftop and summer series socials

A three event series Starting in June to August. Creating a Friday after work event that will run for three hours with beer choices and appetizers included. Giving the neighbors and LVECC members a new event to meet new people, and organizations in a great venue and ambiance.