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Chinatown Summer Fair | Fun Things To Do In Chicago

7/2/12 | by

The 33rd annual Chinatown Summer Fair, a celebration of Asian culture, is on its way to the Windy City once again. On Sunday, July 15, 2012, Chinatown Summer Fair is expected to draw tens of thousands of people who want to enjoy the day-long festivities.

During this FREE event chock-full of food, exotic art and music, guests can watch traditional Chinese Lion Dance performances and martial arts demonstrations. In between listening to the Chinese music and exploring the many booths touting different goods, you'll get to soak up the culture of China and even find beautiful crafts that you can to purchase from local artists.

CHINESE FOOD GALORE - Go to town on egg rolls like you never have before - it might feel like you're in Asian food heaven with the stalls upon stalls of delectable Asian cuisine. Chinatown restaurants will be serving up their most popular eats, and you'll be able to create your own perfect meal by mixing and matching foods from different vendors for your appetizer, entree, side dishes, dessert and beverage! That's how we recommend doing it.

A BLAST FOR KIDS - Bring the whole family along - kids' activities are plentiful at Chinatown Summer Fair. Stop by the petting zoo where your kids can meet some animal friends. Your little ones can even enjoy pony rides. The Home Depot Childrens' Workshop equips kids with fun tools to tinker around and build stuff. The McDonald's Sampling Vehicle will be giving out Cherry Berry Chiller samplers to help you and your family stay cool.

Chinatown Summer Fair will be held on Sunday, July 15, 2012 from 10am- 8pm, and is going to be held on Wentworth Avenue from Cermak Road to 24th Place. Read on for more family friendly things to do in Chicago! Keep the fun going, and also check out popular things to do in Chicago.

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