Uptown is hosting Ugochi and The Afro Soul Ensemble and Neema Ya Mungu, a local Congolese refugee family for a FREE season finale on Saturday, September 9 in the Wilson Abbey Auditorium!
World Music Festival! Sep. 9th, 8 PM
Produce, local vendors & multi-cultural entertainment each Thursday, July 6 - August 31. Right on Argyle Street!
Argyle Night Market
A new program will reimburse the $600 permit fee for Uptown businesses installing sidewalk cafes.
New: Sidewalk Cafe Permit Rebate

Uptown Entertainment District

Explore Uptown's many theaters, bars, and restaurants that are part of Chicago's original entertainment district!
Uptown Entertainment District
The Loop's "Little Brother" is a community of nearly 57,000 and a bustling business district brimming with entertainment, culture, and diversity. Click to learn more!
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Uptown United: A unified approach to benefit Chicago’s Uptown

UU-AUptown United supports Uptown’s nonprofit and arts organizations while also encouraging sustainable development to nurture a diverse, vibrant, thriving & strong Uptown. UU-CUptown’s Special Service Area #34 provides snow, litter, and graffiti removal, support for community events, facade improvements, and security rebates, while also helping beautify Uptown with sidewalk planters, banners, and public art.
UU-BSince 1923 Business Partners, The Chamber for Uptown has worked to promote, grow, and empower Uptown’s diverse business community.
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