Open Boulevards

Sunday, October 22, 2023

12-5pm, Rain or shine

Douglas Boulevard, Central Park to Independence & 13th

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Open Boulevards will transform Chicago's iconic boulevards into community spaces where residents can stroll, bike and enjoy culture.

Music, games, food and more. A community event for the whole family. Bring your bikes, roller skates, chairs, or a picnic, and enjoy your neighborhood.

Open Boulevards will include:

  • Community Paint Party with The Antidote, Inc.
  • Skateboarding with Natty Bwoy Boards & Bikes
  • Rollerskating with The Sidetown Sideshow
  • Performances by Erthe St. James, Bandwith and DJ Johnny Jones
  • Community Bike Ride starting at Douglas Blvd. & Millard
  • Interactive arts activities
  • Community Fair with local organizations
  • Two food trucks: Cynthia’s Gumbo Express and Caseras Sabor Real


Open Boulevards