Festival Friday with Diane Pathieu

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Friday, May 17, 2024 12:27PM
Festival Friday with Diane Pathieu
Each week, we list some events you can attend over the weekend.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- It's time for Festival Friday, and we start with a fest for chocolate lovers everywhere!

Chocolate Fest - Long Grove

The Chocolate Fest is back in Long Grove! This the iconic fest welcomes thousands of chocolate fans from around the region.

This cocoa-crazed event includes three days of chocolate-infused foods, drinks and chocolate experiences, plus live music, shopping and family-friendly activities.

Mayfest - Chicago

Chicago's popular Mayfest kicks off the summer festival season in the historic district of Lincoln Park at Armitage and Sheffield.

It's' the 27th season for the fest! Expect music on two stages, delicious food, drinks, art and interactive experiences! There's even a family carnival area so bring the kids!

Uptown Farmers Market - Chicago

The Uptown Farmers Market is in full swing!

Every Wednesday from now until Nov. 6, residents can meet with local food producers from across the Midwest and shop for fruits, veggies, cheese, nuts and more! Plus, there is a $25 raffle every week.

Festival of Cultures - Skokie

Celebrate Skokie's Diversity with their Festival of Cultures!

The opening ceremony kicks off on Saturday afternoon with music, dancing, food, booths, vendors, a famous flag display and more. This annual event began in 1991 and has grown from 14 cultures showcased to now more than 30 cultures and 25,000 visitors!

Heritage Museum of Asian Art - Chicago

Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Heritage Museum of Asian Art!

There is something going on all month long, and admission is free every third Friday of the month! Take a tour and see a special performance on Friday night.