Vendor Applications Now Open for Thirsty Ears 2019


We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 4th Annual Thirsty Ears Festival – Chicago’s only classical music street fest!

The festival is attended by 4,000 – 5,000 people, more than half of whom come from the Ravenswood and Lincoln Square neighborhoods.

We have media partnerships with Newcity Magazine, WFMT and WTTW.

Wilson Ave. between Ravenswood and Hermitage

Saturday, August 10 1:00 to 8:00
Sunday, August 11 1:00 to 7:00

18 stellar ensembles and soloists
Beer from Empirical Brewing
Food Trucks
Kid-friendly activities

Space is limited!
We only have room for 20 vendors. Please complete and return your specific vendor application as soon as possible.

The deadline for merchant vendor applications is July 30th, 2019.

Cost is $200 for both days for a 10 x 10 booth without electricity $250 with electricity.  In addition, a 10 x 10 tent can be rented for $50, 2 chairs for $10 and a table for $20.


Vendors must have a tent.