Hyde Park Summer Fest

Dates: Saturday-Sunday, September 11-12, 2021
Location: Hyde Park Chicago, IL
Demographics: Upscale, educated, diverse crowd of Millennials and GenX
Theme: Summer Bash


Hyde Park’s summer celebration is back for its fifth year and is now unofficially Chicago’s fastest growing summer festival.

The Hyde Park Summer Fest is a two-day, multi-cultural, music, food, and beverage festival that features some of the country’s top national Hip Hope and Fusion DJ’s big name entertainment, wide variety of food , cold beer and a cocktail lounge.  

The continuous musical entertainment includes a stellar lineup of some of the best Fusion DJ’s in the region, mixing jazz, Hip Hop, rock. 

A Food Pavilion offers a wide, interesting variety of carefully selected high quality festival food; food selected to enhance the featured libations.

The event is hosted by the event division of one of Chicago’s oldest, largest and most popular liquor retailers, Kimbark Beverages.

All of this adds up to a first-class festival experience, and for sponsors – the responsive crowd and demographics are as good as it gets: higher income, college educated, upwardly mobile, Millennial and GenX influencers.

Home to the University of Chicago, and former home of President Obama, Hyde Park is one of the most diverse and lively neighborhoods in all of Chicago.

Sponsorship Opportunity

The Hyde Park Summer Fest Sponsorship Benefits Menu offers a variety of ways to elevate, showcase and connect your brand to this audience of more than 60,000 upscale, educated Millennials and Gen X influencers in a relaxed and friendly setting.

A wide range of sponsorship benefits includes naming rights, media inclusion, on-site banner placement, customized promotions, on-site marketing space and more.

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