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Midsommarfest 2015 returns June 12-14
From a press release
2015-06-09

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One of Chicago's most legendary street festivals and Andersonville's quintessential yearly celebration, Andersonville Midsommarfest, returns for its 50th year - organized by the award-winning event planning company, StarEvents. When: June 12-14, 2015 ( 5-10pm on June 12th, 11am-10pm on June 13th & 14th ) Where: 5200 N Clark St.

This annual event is a weekend filled with tangy international food, energetic entertainment, exclusive artisans and vendors, and a family-friendly array of interactive activities. The neighborhood's lively LGBT population also makes Midsommarfest one of the most diverse festivals in Chicago. There is really something for everyone at this must-attend festivity.

Born out of Andersonville's Swedish heritage, Midsommarfest will transport you back to the old-world Swedish traditions. Dance around the Maypole, test flavorful international food and you can experience it all without the use of a passport! Plus, family friendly activities will allow for children of all ages to enjoy a pet parade and face painting, all while appreciating a beautiful June weekend!

Suggested donation is $10 and all the proceeds benefit the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce. The money raised at Midsommarfest goes to support programming and events in Andersonville during the rest of the year, including Andersonville Arts Weekend, holiday events, the Sidewalk Sale, and support services to keep incredible local businesses healthy and strong.

For further information about Midsommarfest 2015, visit www.starevents.com . Images from last year's event are available for download here.


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