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september 30th

-october 1st


Fulton Market Harvest Fest brings together Chicago's restaurants, fantastic craft beer, live music and cooking demonstrations to celebrate the city's rich culinary history. Curated by Chefs Stephanie Izard and Paul Kahan, Fulton Market Harvest Fest unites the city's top culinary talent with notable chefs from around the country for three days of pop-up dinners, food and beverage classes, cooking demonstrations and a neighborhood street fest.

Proceeds from Fulton Market Harvest Fest benefit the food-focused charity, Pilot Light. 

Fulton market street fest

Join us on Fulton Market for cooking demos, live music, booths from the city's best restaurants and family friendly fun!  

Saturday, September 30th 11am to 10pm, Sunday, October 1st 11am to 8pm

Entrance on Fulton Market & Halsted St.




Head to the KitchenAid demo stage to see your favorite chefs walk you through their inside tips, tricks, recipes and more! With a new chef taking the stage every hour, this is your spot for a full day of culinary excitement! 


Chris Cosentino . Jason Dady . Marc Forgione . Cosmo Goss & Erling Wu-Bower . Sarah Grueneberg . Bill Kim . Shota Nakajima . Jonathon Sawyer . Fabio Viviani...and more!


 Rick bayless . John Besh . Jamie Bissonnette . Joe Flamm . Marc Forgione . Stephanie Izard . Paul Kahan . Aarón Sánchez .Jimmy Papadopoulos ...and more!



Why choose one place to eat when you can sample food from the city's best restaurants. Fulton Market Street Fest features booths from the following restaurants: 


What is a street fest with out a little music?! We are finishing up our musical selections, but expect a day full of exciting tunes! 

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beyond the street fest: 

This year Fulton Market Harvest FEst is expanding to a whole weekend of fun! We have ticketed dinners with our out of town guests, parties, classes, panels and more.


thank you to our sponsors! 


General admission presale tickets - $30

  • $20 in food/beverage tickets

  • a Fulton Market Harvest Fest branded beer mug

  • donation to Pilot Light. 

Kids 10 and under are free. 

VIP tickets - $200

  • VIP Beverage Lounge with Harvest Fest access

  •  $50 in food tickets

  • access to VIP Beverage Lounge with complimentary cocktail and craft beer tastings from Makers Mark, Don Julio, Moët Ice, Goose Island and Bells.  

  • Shaded Lounge Style seating with cell charging stations

  • Fulton Market Harvest Fest gift bag including Harvest Fest Beer Mug and more!

  • Private Bathroom Trailers

  • VIP festival Entrance

  • All within listening and viewing distance from or main sound stage.

21 + only.