20th Annual Fest Announcement

Post date: Jun 10, 2021 4:25:44 AM

The Glenwood Avenue Arts District has announced that it will be hosting the 20th Annual Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest on August 20th through August 22nd, 2021 along the cobblestones streets of Glenwood Avenue and Morse Avenue in the “Heart of Rogers Park”.

The festival will kick-off on Friday August 20th with the Friday Night Cobblestone Jam from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

On Saturday and Sunday the Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest will bring over 100 visual artists to line Morse Avenue from Wayne to Greenview and Glenwood Avenue from Farwell to Lunt, presenting a diverse selection of artists and craftworkers, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, ceramics, glass, textile, metal, mixed media and functional art.

The festival will also host two stages with over 24 live music acts featuring a wide variety of musical genres.

To insure public safety, the festival will comply with COVID-19 guidelines that will be applicable as of August 20th, 2021. Specific Covid-19 safety protocols will be announced prior to the festival.

As in past years, the festival will provide:

Local food and beverage venders to showcase and support Rogers Park local businesses.

The Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest is a FREE FESTIVAL with no gate fee.

The art festival is supported by local business and the Rogers Park Business Alliance.

The festival is organized by volunteers of the Glenwood Avenue Arts District.

Due to COVID-19, the festival organizers have a late start and additional information, artist venders and band schedules will be announced at a later date. Artists and sponsors should keep their eye on the glenwoodave.org website and the Glenwood Ave Arts Fest facebook page for artist and sponsor applications. Stage Sponsor opportunities as well as other sponsor opportunities are still available.

Festival Location

The festival location is at the intersection of Morse & Glenwood Avenues, extending one block east and west and one block north and south of the Morse Redline L Station.

Festival Hours

Friday Night - Music Only: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Saturday - Art & Music 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Sunday - Art & Music 11:00 am - 7:00 pm