Street Fest is returning to downtown with a jam-packed evening of music and entertainment, and a new mouth-watering food festival, the Downtown Throwdown! The event is FREE to the public and open to all ages!
Street Fest is presented by City of Champaign and powered by Champaign Center Partnership with support from community sponsors.
COUNTDOWN TO STREET FEST!
July 15, 2023, 5 - 11 pm
in front of Esquire Lounge!
Street Fest is one of the most popular downtown events of the summer season! Corporate and community sponsorships are critical to helping us make this event possible. Sponsors receive substantial advertisement benefits and recognition. Click the button to download sponsorship opportunities for this event.
You can help us make Street Fest the best event in downtown Champaign! Be part of the action when you volunteer. Opportunities include set-up, information booth, and clean-up.
- Volunteer for 2 hours and receive recognition and an event t-shirt.
- Volunteer for 4 hours and receive recognition, an event t-shirt, a meal, and invitation to a social event on July 18, 5-7 pm.
COMING SOON! We will have a jam-packed line-up of musical talent happening all evening from Street Fest stage sponsored by Champaign Park District and The Music Shoppe. Stage will be located at the corner of Walnut and Chester by Esquire Lounge and the city building.
Family and Community Zones
Explore the new family zone with plenty of kids’ activities and community zone with over 20 vendors, community groups, and more.
Pork & Mac-n-Cheez Throwdown
Downtown restaurants: click the button to register for the food competition. A panel of judges will sample food during the event to crown the best overall Pork and Mac-n-cheez dishes. Register by June 23.
Help us crown the best pork and mac-n-cheez in downtown with our mouth-watering food competition. Enjoy $5 food samples at participating businesses).