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Edge Fest Takes Over Edgewater This Week, Here’s The Line-Up

Photo: Edgewater Chamber

Billed as Edgewater’s biggest Summer event, Edge Fest will take over Broadway Ave. between Ardmore and Thorndale this weekend Saturday, August 4 (11 a.m. – 10 p.m.) and Sunday, August 5 (12 p.m. – 9 p.m.).

Put on by the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce; the event is entering its fifth year and brings the neighborhood an variety of shopping, food and entertainment. Many of the food vendors, musicians and retailers are local businesses as well.

On Saturday, August 4 the second annual pet parade will roll into town. Pet registration will be at 10:30 a.m. and the parade will start at 11 a.m. at Broadway and Ardmore. This year NBC5’s LeAnn Trotter will be hosting the event and a portion of the entry fee will go to Care For Real’s Pet Food Pantry. Participants are encouraged to show off their pets by entering them in one of four categories: best costume, best trick, smallest or biggest pet, and owner and pet look-alike contest! To can enter your pet, please click HERE.

According to the Edgewater Chamber, gate donations and beer sales go toward paying for the production costs of the festival, and any profit is invested back into the organization. In addition, beer tips are donated to local non-profit organizations whose volunteers work the beer tents.

When attendees make the $5 suggested donation at the gate, they receive the Edge Card community discount card.

Here is the line-up of events:



8:00PM 16 Candles

6:00PM ABBA Salute

4:00PM Rosie & The Rivets

3:30PM Second City Outlaws

2:00PM The Amazing Heebie Jeebies

1:30PM Chicago Spirit Brigade

12:30PM Hot Downstairs



8:00PM The Hair Band Night

6:00PM To the 9s

4:00PM One Hot Mess

3:30PM Chicago Spirit Brigade

2:30PM Los Hombres Perdidos

1:00PM Cultural Performance

11:00AM Pet parade



7:00PM Rod TuffCurls and the Bench Press

5:00PM Boy Band Night

4:30PM Chicago Spirit Brigade

3:00PM Dr. Zylo and the Brainiacs

2:30PM Second City Outlaws

1:00PM Livewire



7:00PM Catfight

5:00PM Fabitat

3:30PM Sweet Diezel Jenkins

3:00PM Chicago Spirit Brigade

2:00PM Los Orejones

1:15PM Second City Outlaws

12:00PM School of Rock

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