Huh…Winter Streetfest? Bust out the Mittens & Mulled Wine!


Didn’t get enough time in at Edgefest this summer?

It looks like we’re having our first winter streetfest a few blocks north of us this weekend. Guess this is one way to embrace it!

It is free to enter, they are accepting nonperishable food items for Care For Real Food Pantry, and it looks like they will have a skating rink, Christmas tree lot and plenty of mulled wine and spiced cider.

Thanks for sending this in Kim! (Norwood Avenue Neighbor)

December 6th and 7th, 2014

Saturday 12pm-10pm and Sunday 12pm-9pm

Loyola CTA Station Plaza

“While the temperatures are dropping to record lows, the city’s holiday spirit will be at an all-time high this December when Rogers Park hosts Chicago’s first Polar Palooza event. From December 6-7, 2014, more than 10,000 local students and families will converge at the CTA’s Loyola Red Line station plaza to take part in the inaugural winter celebration. Produced by Star Events, Chicago’s award-winning event company which specializes in producing world-class community celebrations and festivals, the 2014 Polar Palooza event will feature some of the city’s “coolest” bands, including STACHE, Ear Candy, Blue Shag, Lost at Land, Ryan Westwood Guitar on Saturday. Meanwhile, T-Byrdz, Urban Rhythm, Joyce Renee & the JK Connection, Cheryl and the Dynamics, and Grace Affie round out Sundays musical acts. The event will also feature an all-seasons synthetic ice skating rink, a Christmas tree lot, holiday shopping at  unique, local, socially conscious vendor booths, food and drink from some of the city’s best restaurants, including Bullhead Cantina, Heartland Café, Maybe Stage, and R Public House, glitter crafts, holiday cookie decorating, costumed photos, face painting, stilt walkers, and costumed characters. Entry to the event is free. More information the 2014 Polar Palooza can be found at, or on Star Events’ Facebook or Twitter.”

2014 Line Up

Saturday, December 6th

STACHE 8pm-10pm

Ear Candy 6pm-7:30pm

Blue Shag 4pm-5:30pm

Lost at Land 2pm-3:30pm

Ryan Westwood Guitar 12pm-1:30pm

Sunday, December 7th

T-Byrdz 7pm-9pm

Urban Rhythm 5pm-6:30pm

Joyce Renee & the JK Connection 3pm-4:30pm

Cheryl and The Dynamics 1:30pm-2:30pm

Grace Affie 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Participating Local Restaurants

Bar 63

Mayne Stage

Rogers Park Social

Hard Water Bar and Grill

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