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  • St. Benedict Catholic Church 2215 West Irving Park Road Chicago, IL, 60618 United States (map)

BenFest is a summer festival held on the grounds of St Benedict Parish and Preparatory School - there is something for everyone - so come join the fun! Bands, adult beverages, local dance performances, strolling entertainers and TONS of activities for kids of all ages.

Recreate memories of summers past and start new ones right here in our very own neighborhood. Swing by after the beach, your kids baseball game or after the Cubs game to chill out and relax while taking in the best the north side has to offer.

BenFest is conveniently located at 2215 W Irving Park Rd, bordered by Leavitt St. to the east, Bell St. to the west and Byron St. to the south.

Admission to BenFest

$5 donation; Kids 5 and under are free

Weekend Entry Wristband– purchase an entry wristband for all 3 days for $15!  The entry wristband gets you entry into the festival for all 3 days.  Purchase your weekend entry wristband here.

Kids’ Activities Wristband: $20 (daily) or $35 (weekend). Purchase your 3 day kids’ activities wristband here.

Kids’ Activities Wristband includes: Inflatables - Water slide, Basketball Challenge, Blackhawks Hockey Hot Shot, Super Giant Tic Tac Toe and Connect 4, Skee Ball Alley, Football Challenge, Grand Slam Baseball and Baseball Bat Ring Toss. ***subject to change


Main Stage

4:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m. Fletcher Rockwell

Kid’s Stage

5:00 PM :

6:30 PM :

8:00 PM: Dance party with DJ Ryan Levin in Courtyard