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Celebrate Hyde Park Summer Festival Hits 53rd Street

Back by popular demand, the '70s iconic band WAR will headline the second annual Celebrate Hyde Park Summer Festival set for this weekend. This year’s line up also includes the legendary Roy Ayers who will take center stage Saturday evening.

The festival, which takes place from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday along 53rd Street, is free and open to the public. A variety of restaurants, vendors and entertainment venues will be on hand throughout the two-day event. Children’s activities are from noon – 4 p.m. in Nichols Park.

Check out the festival schedule here.