Annual Lakeview East Festival of the Arts

Lakeview East Festival of the Arts

45,000 Attendees | September 10-12, 2021

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 |

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 & Sheffield

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 | 2021 TBD

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. LVECC hosts a special catered VIP reception with bleacher seating for local merchants to enjoy the parade and celebrate with the community in comfort and style. Merchants benefit by using the Chamber’s award-winning float as a promotional platform for signage and handouts. Contact for sponsorship information.

Halloween Hoopla

3,000 Attendees | 2021 TBD

Area families trick or treat at local businesses! Hosted by Nettelhorst School, this event features free family fun, candy and treats, Halloween bags, hayrides, arts and crafts, face painters, balloonists, games and photos! Contact for sponsorship information.

Important Contact:
For sponsorship opportunities for all events, please contact us at or call 773-348-8608.

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.