Northalsted partners with community groups for Market Days 2019

Wed. August 7, 2019 3:40 PM by News Staff

boystown plays host to market days weekend

photo credit // ken brown

A portion of your $10 gate donation goes to help these vital community organizations

The Northalsted Business Alliance has announced the 2019 Community Partners for Market Days. 

Gate donations and tips from beer sales help these vital organizations provide essential services and outreach. In addition to these outstanding partner groups, Northalsted uses gate donations for neighborhood beautification efforts, including the brand new Rainbow Crosswalks, financed entirely by Pride Fest and Market Days donations. Additional donations are allocated for safety initiatives.

Market Day Entrance Gates:

1. Equality Illinois

2. Junior Council that funds Pediatric HIV/AIDS research at Lurie Children's Hospital 

3. CALOR: the leading agency in a coalition of HIV/AIDS service providers organized to reduce the incidence of HIV and STD infection in Chicago's Latino communities.

4. Public Health Initiatives, Puerto Rican Cultural Center

5. Center on Halsted

Beer Booths

1. AIDS Foundation of Chicago

2. Chicago Smelts Masters Swim Team

3. Howard Brown Health

4. CMSA Flag Football

5. CMSA Softball

The 38th annual Northalsted Market Days takes place on Aug. 10-11 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event runs down Halsted Street from Belmont to Addison. A $10 suggested donation is requested at the entrance.

Related: Market Days 2019 headliners include Sheila E., Daya and Jake Shears

Market Days is organized by and benefits the Northalsted Business Alliance, the organization behind Chicago Pride Fest, Frost Fest and the Northalsted Halloween Parade. For information visit