Play poker, blackjack, roulette or craps to win incredible prizes! Enjoy great food from Uptown restaurants, libations, and live jazz.
Bet on Uptown! Nov. 2nd, 2017
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!
Invest in Uptown!

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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Play poker, blackjack, roulette or craps to win incredible prizes! Enjoy great food from Uptown restaurants, libations, and live jazz.
Bet on Uptown! Nov. 2nd, 2017
Travel the world without leaving Uptown! Last year's event sold out, so get your tickets early. Taste of Uptown: 9.27.17, 6-9pm
2nd Annual Taste of Uptown: 9.27!
Uptown Saturday Nights is hosting the Dee Alexander - John Moulder Jazz Quartet at St. Augustine College Saturday, August 12th at 8pm.
Chicago Jazz Fest Preview: Aug. 12th
Produce, local vendors & multi-cultural entertainment each Thursday, July 6 - August 31. Right on Argyle Street!
Argyle Night Market
Come check out the 5th annual Argyle Night Market starting on July 6th! Every Thursday will highlight local Argyle area restaurants, family fun, and live performances!
Argyle Night Market
Snag an Uptown Proud flag from Uptown businesses & enjoy discounts day of the parade!
Pride Month in Uptown
Celebrate summer in Uptown with the 9th annual Windy City Ribfest: Friday, June 30 - Sunday, July 02!
Windy City Ribfest is Back!
An evening of salsa dancing and music in Uptown's Buttercup Park. FREE with RSVP!
Salsa in Uptown with Afinca’o – Sat., June 3rd
Uptown Saturday Nights returns Saturday May 6th, 8:00pm. RSVP to hear Sidewalk Chalk's fusion of hip-hop, soul and jazz at the historic Preston Bradley Center.
USN Presents: Sidewalk Chalk – 5.6!
A new program will reimburse the $600 permit fee for Uptown businesses installing sidewalk cafes.
New: Sidewalk Cafe Permit Rebate
Celebrate the season by with 10 Uptown businesses and enjoy FREE live music, treats, Santa, and more! Click to RSVP.
December 2nd, 5-7pm
Play poker, blackjack, roulette or craps to win incredible prizes & help support Uptown United's work. At the Aragon, Thu. Nov. 10th.
Bet on Uptown! Nov 10th
UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHTS' last event of 2016 is this Sat., 10.8, featuring the Neo-Futurists for a special FREE Uptown performance of "Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind!"
FREE Neo-Futurists Show – 10.8!
Join us for a celebration of Uptown’s amazing cultural and culinary diversity!
Taste of Uptown – SOLD OUT!
Use our guide to explore Uptown's historic architecture during Open House Chicago, October 15 & 16!
Open House Comes to Uptown
Looking to make improvements at your business? We can help!
Curb Appeal Rebate
Business Partners, The Chamber for Uptown now calls exploreuptown.org home!
Business Partners
Take a look at what Uptown has to offer!
Now is the Time to Invest in Uptown!
The Wilson CTA Station is being renovated -- Read about the opportunity this brings for smart urban planning and placemaking!
Wilson CTA Station Renovation

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!
Invest in Uptown!