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Oktoberfest and More is Coming to Chicago's Lakeview Neighborhood in September
Chicagoland residents can enjoy multiple Oktoberfest celebrations this month, including the city's largest and longest-running one at St. Alphonsus Church on September 28-30.
Multiple food and drink vendors will sell beer, bratwurst, sauerkraut, pretzels, and plenty of other German and American fare. The festival will also include a full live entertainment lineup every day, which will include “old-world”
Aside from Oktoberfest, Lakeview has more than its share of entertainment, dining, and shopping offerings throughout the fall season. The neighborhood is home to many comedy venues, most notably the iO (formerly ImprovOlympic)
Among the many other outdoor festivals in Chicago this September is Riot Fest, the annual rock n' roll celebration beginning September 14 at The Congress Theatre and continuing for two more days in Humboldt Park. Riot Fest features a wide variety of bands, including The Offspring, Iggy Pop and The Stooges, and Chicago's Alkaline Trio. The annual Lincoln Square Apple Fest takes place on September 22, and Millennium Park’s Chicago Gourmet and The Hyde Park Jazz Festival round out the month, both falling on the weekend of September 29.
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