The big tent is up at Leland and Western and street closure barriers are in place. It can only mean one thing: It’s time for Lincoln Square’s German-American Festival.
The event kicks off Friday, Sept. 7, 5 – 11 p.m., with the official opening ceremony at 8 p.m. On Saturday, the festival runs noon – 11 p.m.; the annual Steuben Parade gets under way at 2 p.m., Lincoln and Irving Park. Sunday’s hours are noon – 10 p.m., with a German mass and service scheduled for 11 a.m.
Admission to the festival is free. Enjoy food, dancing, entertainment and of course beer.