Maxwell Street Market Special Events

May – October • Free Admission

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Join us for special music, dance and family-friendly activities.



subject to change

  • June 5 - Blues preview - Donna Herula & Harlan Terson Duo
  • July 24 - Chicago SummerDance Pop Up
  • August 14 - House Music Celebration, sounds by DJ Jes, EXPANDED HOURS: 11am-2:30pm (Previewing the Chicago House Music Festival and Conference)
  • September 4 - Jazz Music Celebration (Presented as part of the Chicago Jazz Festival)
  • September 25 - Pet Adoption Event and Jazz performances by Hunter Diamond and Allen Moore at 11–11:45am and 12:30–1:15pm
  • October 16 - Pet Adoption Event
  • October 30 - Annual Día de los Muertos / Halloween Celebration

Come celebrate Day of the Dead. Music, family fun and more! Presented by Humana

Live Music and Dance Performances

•  10-10:45am – The Luna Blues Machine

•  11-11:45am – Ballet Folklorico de Chicago

•  12–2pm – Son Monarcas

Arts Activities (while supplies last)

•  Sugar Skull Decorating with Araceli Carrillo

•  Marigold Flower Making with the Pilsen Arts & Community House

•  Family Portraits by William Estrada

•  Pumpkins courtesy of Dotson’s Farm