Chicago Hot Dog Fest

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Name: Chicago Hot Dog Fest
Date: August 11, 2017 - August 13, 2017
Event Description:
CHICAGO HOT DOG FEST RETURNS TO LINCOLN PARK Celebrate the City’s Favorite Food with the Chicago History Museum #ChicagoHotDogFest Take a bite out of Chicago history at the fifth annual Chicago Hot Dog Fest, presented by the Chicago History Museum. The Fest returns to Lincoln Park this August to include a full lineup of bands, hot dog history speakers and the star of the event - Vienna Beef hot dogs prepared in various regional and ethnic styles by the city’s top hot dog vendors. WHAT The Chicago-style hot dog is second to none – celebrating over 100 years as a much loved and celebrated part of Chicago’s local cuisine. The Chicago Hot Dog Fest celebrates its fifth year becoming the largest festival in the world to honor the red hot. More than 30,000 people attend to relish the interesting twists and unique red hot recipes from more than a dozen vendors, who are serving up both traditional and new, exciting takes on the standard. With more than 35,000 hot dogs served each year – there’s something on the menu for everyone. While fans fill up on mouthwatering encased meats, cold beer and decadent desserts, a tasty lineup of local and touring bands will take the Main Stage to keep the party moving. Hot dog historians, epicureans and authors will provide fascinating fun facts and stimulating presentations on the Speaker Stage, while family-friendly performances entertain the youngsters throughout the weekend. Be sure to bring your dog too for a visit at the Pup Tent where they can cool off and grab a treat. Take a bite out of history at the fifth annual Chicago Hot Dog Fest, presented by the Chicago History Museum. WHEN Friday, August 11, 2017 – 11AM to 9PM Saturday, August 12, 2017 – 11AM to 9PM Sunday, August 13, 2017 – 11AM to 9PM WHERE Lincoln Park, 1701 N. Stockton Dr. (at LaSalle Dr..), Chicago, IL 60614 COST FREE ($5 Suggested Gate Donation Requested) WHY Proceeds from the Hot Dog Festival fund educational programming at the Chicago History Museum, bringing the power and perspectives of Chicago history to students from across the city. 
Lincoln Park (South Fields), 1701 N. Stockton Dr. (as LaSalle Dr.), Chicago IL 60614
Date/Time Information:
Aug 11, 12, 13 from 11am to 9pm
Contact Information:
Free (gate donation requested)
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