Deadline: May 05, 2024 11:59 pm (GMT-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Date: May 31, 2024 5:00 pm - Jun 02, 2024 10:00 pm (CDT)
Chicago, Illinois

About the event

Details Fri, May 31, 2024 | 5pm-11pm Sat, June 1, 2024 | 12pm-11pm Sun, June 2, 2024 | 12pm-10pm Yiasou! (Hello! Or Greetings!) Lincoln Park Greek Fest will again bring the aromas, sounds, tastes and traditions of Greece to all Chicagoans in June. This popular annual cultural celebration on the grounds of St. George Greek Orthodox Church will serve up an authentic dose of “filoxenia” (Greek hospitality and generosity of spirit) along with flavorful food, great music, dancing and pure fun. Whether one is Greek or not, this fest promises that everyone will be proudly Hellenic for at least a day. Opa!
Special Events Management
Special Events Management
Special Events Management
Special Events Management

About the application

All art must be handcrafted, no exceptions!
"Handcrafted," means it was made entirely by hand or with the use of simple tools (e.g., knife, needle, paintbrush.) Hence, there was no machine involvement in the creation of the goods otherwise you are considered a "Merchant".
Please note that upon your acceptance to the festival, your credit card on file will be automatically debited and processed for the full amount owed within 24hrs.  

Terms & Conditions

Contract Cancellation: Chicago Special Events Management (hereinafter “SEM”) reserves the right to cancel a contract at any time for the good of the festival, or by the direction of the St. George Church (AKA “Host Committee”).  Any cancellations by management will be refunded only if ALL rules and regulations have been followed. Cancellation or suspension due to lack of proper city licensing or failure to meet or maintain guidelines will not be eligible for refunds.
Water: Running water is not provided on site. You must supply your own fresh water.

Electricity: No small portable generators or car batteries are permitted within your booth.  All electricity on site, if paid for, is portable and provided by a third-party supplier. Any service disruptions and/or blackouts from electricity provided by SEM will not result in a rebate or refund.

Music: This event STRICTLY prohibits the playing of recorded or live music in your exhibit booth.

Laws: Drilling in the street is not permitted to secure your tent or equipment.  Violators will be subject to a city fine and space cancellation at the event. You are directly responsible for any city violations and fines, due to your negligence. 
The sale of any THC based or smoke products are strictly prohibited.
All CBD and Delta 8 businesses must apply as a sponsor of the event For pricing and a customized benefits package, please contact Laura Wilke at 773-584-6669 or Norine Smyth at (312) 799-0354 

Set-up and Tear-down: Each participant is responsible for setup, take down and clean-up of his/her booth space. Vehicles are allowed on the street only for setup prior to the event and tear down once the festival closes. You will be notified when it is safe to bring your vehicle on the street. Unless otherwise noted, parking is not provided to any participant but is available for an additional fee if arranged prior to the event.  Load-in/set-up times will be provided to you by email one week prior to the event.  You must remove your vehicle immediately after unloading your merchandise. You are allotted 2 hours from closing time of the event to clean up and vacate your booth space after the event.

No Show Policy: Participants who have not checked-in by 1:00 PM CST May 31st, 2024 will be considered a “no-show.” No Show participants/artist will NOT be eligible for refunds and assigned booth space will be forfeited to a wait-list participant.

Trash Disposal:  Each space must be left clean throughout the event and each night. Trash receptacles and bags will not be provided, this is your responsibility. Trash (in bags) will be picked up from booths.  May be subject to additional fees if your space is not maintained as delivered, upon vacating your event space.

Indemnification: The St George Church, Chicago Special Events Management, its officers and employees, festival service providers, or any participating sponsors will NOT be responsible for any injury, loss, or damage that may occur to the participant (artist,merchant Sponsor or food vendor), any of the participant’s employees or any property prior to, during or after the period covered by the participation exhibitor contract. This signed contract states that you agree to the terms and indemnify all parties working and producing the event from any liability or claims.

Booth Space: Each vendor must use only the space that they are granted.  Only a three-foot entry way is permitted. Sidewalks must be left unobstructed at all times. It is strictly prohibited to store items on the sidewalk across or adjacent to your booth. We reserve the right to relocate a participating exhibitor when necessary, even after a space has been assigned – based upon approval of the festival committee.
There is no reserved parking for exhibitors at this event

Third Party Vendors: You cannot resell or lease any space to a 3rd party to participate in the event in your booth.

Event Hours:  All vendors must remain open during festival hours.


Application Fee $30 Non-refundable This non-refundable $30.00 application fee is charged upon submission.
Handcrafter 10x10 Space $345 Booth fee includes booth space and City of Chicago Itinerant Permit Fee only.
Electricity $275 Each booth that chooses to purchase electricity, will receive (3-120v AC -20 AMP circuits), additional electricity available upon request. Please note that vendors are responsible for bringing their own electrical cords. If a special plug is required, please contact us at
10x10 Tent $520 We recommend that you bring your own tent and weights, alternatively you can rent a commercial tent from us for an additional fee.
10x20 Tent $725 We recommend that you bring your own tent and weights, alternatively you can rent a commercial tent from us for an additional fee.
Tent Side (10'x20' solid section) $55
Sign Pole: Set consists of 2 poles for (1) 2'x10' banner $30
(1) LED Tent Light $55 You must first purchase electricity to be able to use the tent light.
(1) Chair $30
(1) 8ft Table $60

Questions on the application

Business information

  • Business name
  • Legal business name
  • Contact name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Website (Optional)
  • Logo (Optional)

Picture requirements

  • Minimum pictures required: 0
  • Pictures are optional. File types accepted: EPS, PDF, or PNG.
Lincoln Park Greek Fest 2024