As the summer heat gives way to the cool breeze of autumn, Andersonville, nestled in the heart of Chicago, transforms into a charming haven of fall festivities. If you're considering making Anderson Point your new home, here's your ultimate guide to experiencing the best of fall in this vibrant neighborhood, organized by events in September, October, and November.

September:

Andersonville Arts Week (September 29th -October 1st): Kick off the fall season by immersing yourself in the local arts scene. Andersonville Arts Week showcases the talents of local artists and makers through a series of events, exhibitions, and workshops. From galleries to street art, you'll have the chance to explore and appreciate the creative spirit of the community.

Late Summer Sips at Local Breweries: Take advantage of the lingering warmth and explore Andersonville's craft beer scene. Local breweries offer outdoor seating where you can enjoy a range of seasonal brews and ciders. Gather with friends to savor the flavors of fall and soak in the relaxed ambiance.

October:

Uptown Farmers Market (Wednesdays, 2:30-7:00PM until October 18th): The Uptown Farmers Market, produced by Chicago Market and hosted by the Sunnyside Mall Committee, connects you with the region's best farmed goods and locally produced foods. We are open 2:30 - 7:00pm (rain or shine) each Wednesday from May 3rd to November 1st.

Andersonville Wine Walk (Saturday, October 15th): The Andersonville Wine Walk turns businesses throughout the district into wine tasting destinations to service 600 attendees!

Andersonville Ghost Tour (Sunday, October 8th, 8:00-10PM): Join veteran paranormal tour guides, Orion Couling & Zack Meyer, on a night that explores the shadows of history with the lantern of mystery. This 1.5 mile tour will take you to the door of hidden haunts and the path of legends. Find out the eerie stories about some of Andersonville's most beloved spots!

November:

Viking Pub Crawl (Saturday, Nov 18, 2023): Get ready for a captivating sight as hundreds don Viking attire and gather on Clark Street to commemorate Andersonville's unique rendition of the traditional Swedish holiday, Morten Gås Day. This vibrant event promises a lively fusion of cultures and a festive atmosphere as participants pay homage to age-old traditions while embracing the spirit of community.

Flashback Dance Party (Tuesday, November 14, 6:30 – 9:00PM)
: If you remember bell bottoms, then you're old enough to attend the first Flashback Dance Party at Atmosphere Bar, 5355 N. Clark St. It's a first for Atmosphere and Edgewater Village Chicago, which is inviting those who enjoy dancing or listening to music from the '60s to the '80s. Free, no reservation required.

 

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