SUMMER IS ALMOST HERE! Come celebrate with us at Mayfest, Chicago’s biggest annual kick-off event for summer festival season in the Lakeview neighborhood! Join us this year as we celebrate our 22nd annual fun filled weekend!
Our main stage is set up under a BIG-TOP HEATED TENT so weather is never an issue. This event features our amazing beer garden offering ice cold beverages to get your taste buds pumped for summer. This event is known for showcasing great local music and cuisine to give you a real taste of what Lakeview is all about.
3100 N. Ashland Ave.
FROM CTA TRAINS
Mayfest is located at the corner of Ashland & Barry Avenue, closest to the Paulina Brown Line stop, or if you’re coming from the Red Line you can get off at the Belmont stop and walk to the location.
FROM CTA BUSES
The CTA #9 Bus is your best bet if you’re located directly south or north of the Ashland/Barry Avenue intersection in Lakeview. If you’re coming from the west or east, the CTA #77 bus will drop you off closest to Mayfest.
FROM NORTHWEST SUBURBS
Take I-90 towards Chicago all the way until the Addison exit and then make your way to Mayfest by heading west on Addison or Belmont.
FROM SOUTHWEST SUBURBS
Follow I-88 E, I-294 N and I-90 E to N Kimball Ave in Chicago. Take exit 45B from I-90 E and head west on Addison or Belmont until you get to Ashland and then head south to Barry Avenue.