Chicago Hot Dog Fest

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Chicago Hot Dog Fest

Chicago Hot Dog Fest hits the core of our food-loving city’s love affair with the ubiquitous, multi-faceted, encased meat—the hot dog.  Held just steps from, and benefiting, the Chicago History Museum, it has all the ingredients of an exceptional summer event.

The festival will highlight many of the city’s great hot dog vendors who offer both traditional and new, exciting takes on the standard hot dog.  And of course, grab a cold craft or domestic beer to wash it all down as you head over to the stage to hear jam to their red hot band and speaker lineup!

The festival features FREE admission, live music and games. Food and drink are available for purchase using Dog Dollars.  You can buy Dog Dollars for food in advance.

August 5 – 7, 2016

1701 N. Stockton Dr., Chicago, IL


Meat the Vendors:

Byrons Hot Dogs

Fatso’s Last Stand

Flashy Hot Dogs

Cooker’s Red Hots

Frannies Beef and Catering

Wiener Take All


Dog House Grill


Select Cut Steakhouse

Chubby Wieners

Meat the Bands:

Friday, August 5, 2016

Foolhouse  11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Polkaholics  1:00 – 2:15 pm

R Gang  2:45 -4:00 pm

Run Forrest Run  4:30 – 6:00 pm

American English  6:30 – 8:30 pm

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Three Beards  11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Gussied  12:30 – 2:00 pm

Roots Rock Society  2:30 – 4:00 pm

Funkadesi  4:30 – 6:00 pm

JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound  7:00 – 8:30 pm

Sunday, August 7, 2016

School of Rock  11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Stardust Big Band  12:45 – 1:45 pm

Frozen Ground Blues Band  2:15 – 3:15 pm

Guitarra Azul  4:00 – 5:30 pm

Catfight  6:00 – 7:00 pm

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