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Golden Ages (Senior Events)
The Jeff Park Music and Arts Festival is set apart from other summer festivals by being in the wide open comfortable park filled with activities and performers to appeal to every age.
Admission is $5 per person. Seniors 65 and over and kids 12 and younger are FREE!
Is your name Jeff? Show us your ID at the gate for a complimentary admission.
All Proceeds from the Jeff Fest go toward Chamber sponsored community Event, like Jeff Fest and our annual College Scholarship awards.
Jeff Fest has become one of Chicago’s most highly anticipated music festivals of the summer. Cutting edge local and national acts fill out a jam-packed weekend. There’s something for everyone, every genre. Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival’s mission is to provide Chicago’s northwest neighborhood with an event that captures the spirit of this historic community and showcase the best music and art around.
Getting to the Fest
Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival is located on the grounds of Jefferson Memorial Park at 4822 N. Long Avenue. (Lawrence/Long/Higgins intersection) Although some street parking may be available it is advised that you walk, bike or take public transportation to the event. We are located just steps from the Jefferson Park Transit Center. (Blue Line, Metra, CTA stops)
What Can I Bring?
Dibs are encouraged at Jeff Fest, so please feel free to bring lawn chairs and blankets to spread out to claim your “spot”. All bags will be inspected upon entry and open liquids will not be permitted. Guests may enter with 1 sealed bottle of water. Sorry, no pets will be permitted on fest grounds.
FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month from 9am-12pm at all The Home Depot stores.
All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin and certificate of achievement.http://workshops.homedepot.com/workshops/?pn=HT_WS_KidsWorkshops&searchRedirect=kids+workshops&redAB=B
Play Bingo every week to benefit two great non-profits! The Chicago Coalition To Save Our Mental Health Centers, Bingo license # B-3790, invites you to play Bingo and participate in Raffles.
Saturday’s Bingo benefits the Institute for Community Empowerment (Bingo # B-03537). Doors open at 9am & play begins at 11am. Snacks and Beverages are available. Must be 18 or older to attend.
$5,198 in cash prizes will be given away each week, plus Pull-Tabs and other opportunities to win. Ample free parking and excellent public transportation are available. The Annex is a beautiful place to play and relax with friends. It is located on the main level, has a separate entrance off of Lawrence Avenue, and is handicap accessible,
***Cancellations may occur, check the Copernicus calendar to confirm Bingo dates.