We had a great year at the Bucktown Arts Fest in 2016, through the downpour, the heat, and the few moments of breeze and clouds. A big thank you to our committee members who volunteer with heart, time, energy, and creativity to make it happen. Thank you to the talented artists who participate, and thank
Deliciousness awaits. Food options for this weekend’s fest! Come hungry. Both Saturday and Sunday: Yum Dum Happy Lobster Ćevapčići Chicago’s Dog House Loop Juice DönerMen Hey Brothers Ice Cream Chicago Pizza Boss Pork and Mindy’s Jason Lemonade Kate&Jan Hot Dogs Joining us on Sunday: 5411 Empanadas Aztec Daves
For the fourth year in a row the Bucktown Arts Fest brings art to the beer tent. Two standard choices of Bell’s Oberon Ale and Founders Mosaic Promise Pale Ale will be available all weekend. There will also be a rotating list of more than 20 other specialty brews that are available in limited supply.
We’re thrilled to announce the complete list of artists this year. Check out the artists and their websites ahead of our best year yet! A sampling:
As we prepare for the 31st year of the Bucktown Arts Fest, we’ve been privileged to reconnect with past Fests, courtesy of photos from one of the founders, Robert Smeltzer. Check out BAFs of the past, from 1984 to 1996: