- Arts & Humanities Month
- CommUNITY Picnic
- Day In The Life
- Ethnic Arts Festival
- Green Living Festival
- Lakeshore Arts Festival
- Paint Evanston Purple
- Starlight Movies & Concerts
Lakeshore Arts Festival
August 3-4, 2013 Saturday & Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The artist application deadline for 2013 is over.
Interested in Performing?
If you are interested in performing at a City of Evanston summer concert or festival, please send your demo to:
Program Manager - Cultural Arts Division, 927 Noyes St., Evanston, IL 60201. The Cultural Arts Division can be reached at 847.448.8260 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Since 1973, the City of Evanston has presented the annual Evanston Lakeshore Arts Festival. The festival takes place the first weekend in August on Evanston's stunning, historic lakefront at Dawes Park, Sheridan Road at Church St.
The festival showcases live jazz and classical music, a silent art auction, and the popular Children's Craft Tent. The festival hosts a dozen restaurateurs serving a variety of culinary delights.
Dawes Park's official address is 1700 Sheridan Road, Evanston. For more information, please call 847/448-8260.
The Evanston Lakeshore Arts Festival is presented by the City of Evanston’s Cultural Arts Division. This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.
2012 Best of Category winners: Richard Robertson, Ceramics; Lisa and Cris Berry, Fiber; Al Sievers, Glass; Lisa Ben-Zeev, Jewelry; Fran Jaffe, Mixed Media; Martha Hayden, Painting; Lou Zale, Photography; Audrey Christie, Prints/Drawings; Denice Bizot, Sculpture; Margaret McCarthy, Watercolor; and David Stahr, Wood.
Housing and Homelessness Commission - RESCHEDULED
Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market
Senior "Love Boat Cruise"
Senior Spelling Bee
City of Evanston Schedules for the Memorial Day Holiday
- Recreation Huddle to Imagine Future of Recreation & Leisure
- Auditions Scheduled for Summer Productions
- Evanston Green Ball to Raise Funds for Ecology Center May 31
- "Skate Through the Day" Ice Show, May 17-19
- Tickets Available Now for Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre's Summertime Season