Chicago Hot Dog Fest – August 11-13, 2017

Stockton and LaSalle Drive in Chicago

Chicago Hot Dog Fest
Chicago Hot Dog Fest

Chicago Hot Dog Fest is celebrating its fifth year on August 11-13, 2017 and has become the largest festival in the world to honor the red hot. The Chicago-style hot dog is second to none, celebrating over 100 years as a much loved and celebrated part of Chicago?s local cuisine.

More than 30,000 people attend to relish the interesting twists and unique red hot recipes from more than a dozen vendors, who are serving up both traditional and new, exciting takes on the standard. With more than 35,000 hot dogs served each year ? there?s something on the menu for everyone.

Start Date: Friday, August 11, 2017
End Date: Sunday, August 13, 2017
Time: 11:00am – 9:00pm each day
Location: Stockton and LaSalle Drive in Chicago
Cost: Suggested $5 donation at the entrance.  Proceeds benefit the Chicago History Museum.

To learn more about the Chicago Hot Dog Fest, please visit the website.

While fans fill up on mouthwatering encased meats, cold beer and decadent desserts, a tasty lineup of local and touring bands will take the Main Stage to keep the party moving. Hot dog historians, epicureans and authors will provide fascinating fun facts and stimulating presentations on the Speaker Stage, while family-friendly performances entertain the youngsters throughout the weekend. Be sure to bring your dog too for a visit at the Pup Tent where they can cool off and grab a treat. Take a bite out of history at the fifth annual Chicago Hot Dog Fest, presented by the Chicago History Museum. is a Chicago-based digital media company and event producer that covers the best of Chicago fashion, beauty, dining, career, culture and the arts. We also host Signature Events throughout the year, for which tickets are made available through our website, email invites and social media properties.