Signature Events


  • July 27-30, 2017
  • 1400 W. Cermak Rd., Chicago, IL 60608
  • Dates & Times:
  • July 27th – July 30th, 2017
  • Thursday: 5 pm – 10 pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 11 am – 11 pm
  • Sunday: 11 am – 10 pm

The Fiesta del Sol Festival is a fundraising event that is organized by the Pilsen Neighbors Community Council (PNCC). This event brings live entertainment, local art, a variety of foods, carnival rides, soccer games and much more. The Fiesta del Sol is a community event that gives back to the community by providing scholarships to local youth, and allows local schools and organizations to fundraise for their causes.


  • February 5, 2017
  • Chicago Chinatown Gate, 200 W. Cermak Rd
  • 1-3pm

The Chinese New Years Parade is one of the largest events in Chinatown. The event includes lion and dragon dances, marching bands, and colorful floats. The parade travels through the streets of Chinatown attracting more than 30,000 spectators each year from Wentworth Avenue from 24th Place to Cermak.


  • July 7-9, 2017
  • 1301 W. 14th ST.

The Ruido Festival is a Latin Alternative Music festival that is located in the Adams/Medil Park. This event brings in bands such as Latin Post-Punk, Electronic, Hip-Hop, Rock, Psychedelia, Tropicalia, EDM, Reggae and Pop acts at the Addams/Medill Park. Artists such as Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Maldita Vecindad, Panteon Rococo and many more.


  • May 26th-May 28, 2017
  • 18th Street from Ashland to Loomis
  • 12:00am- 10:00pm

The Mole de Mayo festival is a three day event that invites local restaurants from the ward to compete against one another and see who makes the best Mole dish. Along with the mole booths, the festival also has two stages of musical entertainment, traditional Azteca danza, and much more!


  • August 18-20, 2017
  • Taylor Street @ Ashland
  • Friday 5-11pm, Saturday 12-11pm, Sunday 12-10pm