The Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival
The Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival (MAAF) is a 3-day Festival from Friday July 31st - Sunday August 2nd, showcasing original works of art, studio shows, music, sidewalk sales, crafts, games and activities for all ages. During this weekend, Logan Square's Milwaukee Avenue will be alive and bustling with:
• live performances
• local vendors,
• our farmer's market
• an artist market
• diverse cuisine
and so much more!
The Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival (MAAF) will be centered at the Logan Square Centennial monument located at Milwaukee Avenue, Kedzie Avenue and Logan Boulevard, but will also include multiple activities and exhibitions along Milwaukee Avenue from California Avenue (southeast) and to Diversey (northwest).
Stroll along the avenue or take the complimentary trolley connecting the multiple venues along Milwaukee. It will be a rare and exciting opportunity for people locally and from everywhere to socialize, celebrate and engage with art along our historic neighborhood streets.Vendors, street performers, music, film and art of various disciplines will be featured. Merchants and Restaurants will run specials.Chicago based artists will be showcased in converted spaces, establishments, and various designated areas.
MAAF is an effort led by Rey Colón, 35th Ward Alderman, Chicago, business leaders, respected artists, community leaders, cultural advocates, educators, art organizations and other community stake holders, insuring quality programing and exhibitions.
For more information check out www.milwaukeeavenueartsfestival.org