Major events hosted by the City of Evanston and non-City organizations require approval from the Evanston City Council.
2019 Evanston Festivals, Street Fairs & Concerts
- Nature's Night Out (formerly Evanston Green Ball), May 17, 2019
- YEA! Young Evanston Artists Festival, May 18, 2019
- Starlight Concerts, June 4-July 30, 2019
- Custer Fair, June 15-16, 2019
- Thursday Night Live Concert Series, June 13 - August 22, 2019
- Evanston Chamber Artisan SummerFest, June 22-23, 2019
- Taste of Evanston, July 14, 2019
- Starlight Movies, August 3 - August 24, 2019
- Evanston Art and Big Fork Festival, August 16-18, 2019
- CommUNITY Picnic, August 25, 2019
- Streets Alive! and Evanston Green Living Festival, September 8, 2019
- 'Kits, 'Cats and Kids Block Party, September. 12, 2019
- Bike the Ridge, September 29, 2019
- Zombie Scramble, November 2, 2019
- Halloween Festivities
- Day of the Dead Celebration, October
- First Night Evanston, Dec. 31, 2019
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.