Taste of Lincoln Avenue

Dates: 25-26, 2020Taste of Lincoln Avenue
Location: Lincoln / Fullerton / Halsted
Hours: 12N-11PM
Attendance: 50,000
Demographics: Young, urban professionals- a near even split between singles and families. High household income and education levels.


One of Chicago’s largest and most popular summer celebrations, the Taste of Lincoln Avenue will be celebrating its 38th year in 2020.

The event takes place over six city blocks on a major artery in the heart of the upscale Lincoln Park neighborhood where high home values meet the DePaul University population. The area is the home of Chicago’s original club scene and many of Chicago’s oldest and favorite restaurants.

Taste of Lincoln Avenue began as a small neighborhood fundraiser and has grown to become a Chicago icon. The event features 350 vendors and more than 35 acts on four music stages. Every music genre is represented: from blues and country to rock and folk. Some of the artists who have recently performed at Taste Of Lincoln Avenue include: Train, Blue Oyster Cult, Buckwheat Zydeco, Colin Hay, Cracker, Dickey Betts, Cowboy Mouth, Cherry Poppin Daddies, Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers, Will Hoge, Willy Porter, Young Dubliners, Verve Pipe, 10,000 Maniacs, Indigenous, Wishbone Ash, Bob Mould .

The event draws an upscale, educated audience of white collar professionals, singles and families.

In addition to the extensive entertainment lineup- Taste of Lincoln features a major whiskey tasting component, and  an extremely popular one-block children’s fair with inflatables, carnival rides, pony rides, a petting zoo and much more.

Sponsorship Opportunity

Sponsorship of the Taste of Lincoln Avenue aligns your company/brand with one of Chicago’s oldest and largest Northside events.

Target 50,000 upscale, educated young urban professionals and families via naming rights, on-site activation, sampling, sales, couponing, bounce-back, Social Media messaging, dedicated e-blasts, inclusion in event e-blasts; traditional media inclusion, signage, on-site announcements, and more.

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