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Pilot Light Back-to-School Block Party
August 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
On Saturday, Aug. 24, celebrate summer (while it’s still in full swing) at Pilot Light’s Back-to-School Block Party presented by BMO Harris in the West Loop, featuring gourmet bites from the city’s top chefs, family-friendly activities, and proceeds benefiting food education in local Chicago schools.
Located at 1500 W. Carroll Ave., Pilot Light’s Block Party will include a grill-out with hot restaurants like Publican Quality Meats, Local Foods, Tanta, Arbella, and Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba, plus warm-weather treats from Hoosier Mama, GT’s Kombucha, and Left Coast. Kids can get in on the fun with lawn games, educational food workshops, DIY crafts, photo-booths, and more. Plus, there will be raffles, giveaways, live performances by Chicago Center for Music Education, and more.
Tickets: Pilot Light’s Back-to-School Block Party will take place on Saturday, Aug. 24 from noon to 4 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at http://bit.ly/PilotLightBP. Price of admission will be $10 for adults and free for kids under the age of 12. Food and activity tickets can be purchased at $3 per ticket, which can be redeemed for food items, select kids activities, and raffles.
Rain Plan: Pilot Light’s Back-to-School Block Party will be cancelled 24 hours in advance should there be severe storms or lightning in the forecast. Otherwise, the event will happen rain or shine.
Arrival Information: The Pilot Light Back-to-School Block Party presented by BMO Harris is also easily accessible via CTA including the Green / Pink lines at the Ashland ‘L’ stop and the 9 and 65 buses.