It's time to pack your festival fanny packs, Chicago. The next five months bring some of the city's liveliest fests touching down in a neighborhood near you. Whether you love browsing artsy creations hand-made by local crafters or just relish the excuse to curb-sit with a plastic cup of beer, there's a fest for all. Click through this gallery to help plan your summer festing, weekend by weekend.
>>Read up on new festivals hitting Chicago this year >>See this summer's fests all on one page in Metromix's festival guide Don't see your festival included here? We'll be adding fests all season long. Email nightlife and events reporter Heather Schroering at email@example.com | @redeyeeatdrink