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Sponsorship & Events


Lakeview East Festival of the Arts

45,000 attendees

The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce works hand in hand with local residents and business owners to offer one of the premier fine art outdoor festivals in the City of Chicago. This event offers live entertainment and more than 150 juried artists featuring world-class original paintings, sculpture, photography, furniture, jewelry, printmaking, mixed media, ceramics, collage, fiber, glass and more. Click Here for Sponsorship Packages!


Gay Pride Celebration

1,000,000+ attendees

Thanks to turnouts of over 1 million people, Chicago's Gay Pride Parade has become the second largest in the nation. The parade route spans four miles from Uptown to Lakeview East. LVECC hosts a special catered VIP reception with bleacher seating for local merchants to enjoy the parade and celebrate with the community in comfort and style. Merchants benefit by using the Chamber’s award-winning float as a promotional platform for signage and handouts.


Halloween Hoopla

2,000 attendees

Area families trick or treat at local businesses! Hosted by Nettelhorst School, this event features free family fun, candy and treats, Halloween bags, hayrides, arts and crafts, face painters, balloonists, games and photos!


Chicago Marathon

45,000 racers and 1.7 million spectators throughout the City

Lakeview East features one of the biggest race-day block parties complete with music, dancing and costumes. The mile 8 aid station draws community members and world visitors to the Lakeview East retail corridor for a day of fun, dining and shopping. Runners come from all 50 states and more than 100 countries to participate in the marathon. 


Belmont Sheffield Music Festival

Located just steps from the bustling Belmont Red Line "El" stop, this wildly popular street party in the heart of Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood will again showcase the region's favorite tribute bands. This iconic fest (sponsored by Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce) also features plenty of food and libations as well as artisans who will roll out their newest creative handiwork. 

Important Contact:
For vendor opportunities with the Belmont Sheffield Music Festival, please contact Christina Roberts at christina@lakevieweast.com or call 773-348-8608.

Important Contact:
For sponsorship opportunities for all other events, please contact Dillin Ravenscraft at Dillin@Lakevieweast.com or call 773-348-8608.


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