Want to know the best events for your zodiac sign? Horoscopes are great, but even better: find out the best festivals and events for you to attend this summer!
Aries (March 20- April 21): Riot Fest
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2021 – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2021
DOUGLAS PARK CHICAGO, IL
Riot Fest in Chicago is the perfect event for fiery, fun Aries! Founded in 2005 in Chicago, Riot Fest is a multi-day music festival specializing in punk, rock, alternative, metal, and hip-hop. Aries is a sign that hates being told what to do and cannot stand being bored, luckily for these spirited signs, Riot Fest is nothing of the sort! Carnival rides line the festival, amazing food vendors around every corner, sideshow performers to dazzle and amaze, and more add to the atmosphere of this truly independent music fest.
Taurus (April 22- May 20): Festa Italiana
FRIDAY, JULY 30, 2021 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 1, 2021
NAPER SETTLEMENT NAPERVILLE, IL
It’s well known that every Taurus loves good comfort food and what food is more comforting than perfectly crafted Italian cuisine? Festa Italiana is a 3 day extravaganza with live Italian & rock music, family friendly entertainment, great merchants, and authentic Italian restaurants. And if the words family, merchants, and authentic weren’t enough for our stubborn Taurean folks, Festa Italiana also provides amazing dancers and singers alongside the best Italian food Illinois has to offer. Dinner and a show? What more could a Taurus ask for?
Gemini (May 21- June 20): Taste of Randolph Street
TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2021 – SUNDAY, JUNE 20, 2021
WEST LOOP CHICAGO, IL
For the trendiest sign in the zodiac, Chicago’s most iconic street festival is a necessity. Lucky for the easily-bored Gemini, Taste of Randolph Street brings together the biggest and brightest names in Chicago dining, featuring over 16 restaurants exemplary for delectable menus and irresistibly unique flavors. Also, because Gemini’s love to gossip and speak about their adventures, Taste of Randolph Street is the perfect destination for a story worth telling. The festival has a curated list of the nation’s hottest up-and-coming bands and musicians, as well as the biggest names in Chicago house music, performing on two stages and a DJ stage, to entertain guests on their culinary adventure. Definitely something to brag to your friends about!
Cancer (June 21- July 22): Andersonville MidsommarFest
TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2021 – SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2021
ANDERSONVILLE CHICAGO, IL
The most important thing to a Cancer is family so family-friendly Andersonville MidsommarFest was an obvious choice! Andersonville MidsommarFest offers a weekend filled with savory international food, energetic entertainment, exclusive artisans and vendors, and a family-friendly array of interactive activities. Cancers love the comfort of their hometown and usually find travelling to be inconvenient and a nuisance. Cancers that identify with the struggle of wanting to stay home but also wanting to learn more about other cultures are in luck here, as the Andersonville MidsommarFest allows you to experience Swedish culture in the comfort of your own city! Born out of Andersonville’s Swedish heritage, Midsommarfest will transport you back to the old-world Swedish traditions. Dance around the Maypole, test flavorful international food and you can experience it all without the use of a passport!
Leo (July 23-August 22): Mayfest
FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2021 – SUNDAY, MAY 23, 2021
LINCOLN PARK CHICAGO, IL
Leo is the zodiac sign of fun, creativity, and amusement and Mayfest is one of the most fun Chicago attractions. This sign most certainly loves a good party, so what better event is there than a festival that originated as a parking lot block party! As Leos are known for their love of performances, Mayfest is perfect! This event is known for showcasing some of the best music, entertainment, and festival food in all of Chicago!
Virgo (August 23- September 22): Clark After Dark
SUNDAY, AUGUST 1, 2021 – TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2021
RIVER NORTH CHICAGO, IL
Virgo, known as the zodiac most represented by acts of service and philanthropy, would love the Clark After Dark block party that celebrates America’s military service members and their families. The proceeds from the event benefit the USO of Illinois program and services that serve more than 326,000 military personnel and military families of Illinois. For Virgos, parties can seem rather dull but this is one event no Virgo would ever want to miss! Virgos would never give up the chance to give back to their community! (Especially if food, drinks, and live music are also included.)
Libra (September 23- October 22): chicago Design and Supply
MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2021 – SUNDAY, JUNE 20, 2021
LOGAN SQUARE CHICAGO, IL
If there is one thing Libra’s love, its aesthetically pleasing designs. Being ruled by the planet of beauty, Venus, Libra’s need to be surrounded by all things beautiful at all times. Libras are always searching for ways to further beautify their surroundings, making the Chicago Design and Supply open air warehouse the perfect match. At Design and Supply, Libras can find the finest Chicago purveyors of home furnishings to really dress up their spaces.
Scorpio (October 23- November 22): Roscoe Village 5k
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2021
ROSCOE VILLAGE CHICAGO, IL
Everyone knows Scorpios and “spooky season” go together like witches and broomsticks! Scorpios will never miss the opportunity to dress up and masquerade as someone else for the night and the Roscoe Village 5k allows them the opportunity to do just that! Costumes are encouraged for all in attendance! From tents set up along Roscoe to dancing, costume-contests, food vendors and photo vignettes, there’s something for everyone!
Sagittarius (November 23- December 21): Mole De Mayo
FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2021 – SUNDAY, MAY 30, 2021
PILSEN CHICAGO, IL
Nothing excites a Sagittarius more than international cuisine and a good debate! Mole de Mayo festival will feature mole, pitting local chefs and restaurants against one another to find out whose version of the Mexican staple is best. In addition, Sagittarius is the party sign of the zodiac so it would only stand to reason that any event they attend must have music and excitement. The Mole de Mayo festivities include 2 stages of great live entertainment, including music, dj, and dance and a lucha libre wrestling ring!
Capricorn (December 22- January 19): Hot Cocoa 5k
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2021
There is no sign more frugal than a Capricorn, they know a good deal when they see one! The Hot Cocoa 5k is the perfect event for the frugal Capricorn, Chicago native/visitor looking for a cheap way to warm up! Not only does this event attract runners from all over, the unlimited hot chocolate makes for a great networking event!
Aquarius (January 20- February 19): Retro on Roscoe
FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021 – SUNDAY, AUGUST 15, 2021
ROSCOE VILLAGE CHICAGO, IL
Aquarius is often the sign that believes they were born in the wrong era and the Retro on Roscoe event is the perfect event for Aquarius to go back in time! Aquarius would love to catch a vibe with the music enthusiasts, families, and gearheads for a back in the day weekend. Three stages will be spread amongst an eminent six-block stretch in Chicago’s favorite Roscoe Village. Live music will play oldies and throwbacks along with popular hits to keep festival goers moving through the hot summer nights! The soundtrack for the annual Retro on Roscoe will be the bomb! For any Aquarius still plagued with doubt, there is the Antique and Classic Car and Motorcycle Show. Presented by Four Treys Bar, Retro’s Antique Car Show will showcase over 50 antique, classic and muscle cars throughout the festival weekend. The Retro on Roscoe event is the perfect timeless event for Aquarius!
Pisces (February 20- March 19): SouthPort Art Fest
SATURDAY, JULY 10, 2021 – SUNDAY, JULY 11, 2021
WRIGLEYVILLE CHICAGO, IL
One thing Pisces really love, is art. Pisces are easily the most creative of all of the zodiac signs and can spend hours interpreting art. Normally expensive art museums are the one drawback that keep Pisces from living their lives fully immersed in art; however, because of the SouthPort Art Fest and its free admission, they can make their dreams into a reality! The two-day festival will showcase some of the city’s best and most diverse artists. Southport Art Fest will put numerous art forms including oil, acrylic, watercolor, jewelry, sculpture, photography, wood, fiber, glass, paper, metal, and mixed media at center stage all weekend long! Plenty of time for the thoughtful Pisces!
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