Major events hosted by the City of Evanston and non-City organizations require approval from the Evanston City Council.
2020 Evanston Festivals, Street Fairs & Concerts
- Nature's Night Out, May 16, 2020
- YEA! Young Evanston Artists Festival - canceled
- Starlight Concerts, June 23-July 28, 2020
- Thursday Night Live Concert Series, July 9 - August 20, 2020
- Evanston Chamber Artisan SummerFest - canceled
- Taste of Evanston, August 30, 2020
- Starlight Movies, August 4 - August 18, 2020
- Evanston Art and Big Fork Festival, August 21-23, 2020
- CommUNITY Picnic, September 13, 2020
- 'Kits, 'Cats and Kids Block Party, September. 10, 2020
- Bike the Ridge, September 27, 2020
- Zombie Scramble, October 24, 2020
- Halloween Festivities
- Day of the Dead Celebration, October
- First Night Evanston, Dec. 31, 2020
Celebrations for Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior's Birthday and Black History Month are located on a separate page.
Please visit the City of Evanston calendar for details about a wide variety of events.