5 Must-See Events in Chicago This Weekend
An EDM festival, BBQ, Pride Month, and more

Taste of Randolph Street

Combining some of the Windy City’s best food, music and entertainment, and the Taste of Randolph Street Festival does it best. This massive festival attracts crowds of more than 100,000, and is located in the famous restaurant row, Randolph Street Corridor. Places like BellyQ, Publican Quality Meats, and De Cero Taqueria will procure some tasty treats, and the music line up is fantastic. Bands like Divine Fits, The Joy Formidable, Milo Greene, Lord Huron, and many more will bring music to your ears. Be sure to check out Taste of Randolph Street this weekend, Friday, June 14th through Sunday, 16th. For information about ticket prices and the lineup, check out their website.

Taste of Randolph Street begins at 900 West Randolph Street

6 Corners BBQ Festival

Get your stomachs ready for the two-day 6 Corners BBQ Festival on Saturday and Sunday, June 15th and 16th, Chicago’s newest addition to their extensive list of street festivals. In perfect fashion, this mouthwatering festival will happen right in time for Father’s Day, and what better treat for Dad then a hunk of meat slathered in sauce?! Food vendors will serve a variety of foods perfectly paired with their own BBQ sauces. This is a great event for barbeque and food lovers alike. There are also live performances and events for kids, so this is great for a family get-together. For more information on this event, check out their website.

6 Corners BBQ Fest is located at 4006 N. Milwaukee Avenue

Chicagopride.com's 10 Year Celebration

This weekend as part of Pride Month, Chicago Pride will be hosting their 10 year anniversary celebration at Hydrate Nightclub on Friday, June 14th. There will be a bar reception from 6:30pm to 8:30pm hosted by Hydrate Nightclub and 4Rebels Vodka. This is followed by a pride party hosted by Bill Pritchard and Angi Taylor. For the early birds at the event, you will have the chance to taste test Magnolia Bakery’s exclusive Rainbow Pride Cupcake, and to kickoff the party, they will be giving away two airfair tickets to anywhere in the US and Canada. For more information, check out chicago.gopride.com.

Hydrate Nightclub is located at 3458 N. Halsted

Joe's Bar on Weed Street

The always entertaining Joe’s will be hosting their 16 year anniversary in style with 16 Candles, Chicago's favorite '80s band. Be sure to look your best because Joe’s will be crowing a mystery Birthday King & Queen of the night. So, come and rock out to some good ol’ 80's music, have some beer, eat some food, and have a good time. The five man band is sure to keep the party going all night. The cover is only $10 to see this old school band, so make your way to Joe’s for an awesome night out.

Joe's is located on 940 W. Weed Street

Spring Awakening Music Festival: Friday, June 14th through Sunday, June 16th

Get ready to rave at one of Chicago’s largest electronic music festivals: The Spring Awakening Music Festival at Soldier Field. For 3 days, you can see some of the best EDM performers in the business. Carnage, Flosstradamus, Boys Noize, PantyRaid, and many more. Friday’s headliner is the infinitely amazing Moby, Saturday party all night with Bassnectar, and Sunday cap off this amazing weekend with the one and only, Calvin Harris. For ticket information check out their website, and be sure to make your way to Chicago’s premier EDM festival.

Soldier Field is located on 1410 South Museum Campus Drive