WFMT Sponsored Events

WFMT is the proud sponsor of the following concerts and events; click on each organization’s name to visit individual web sites for additional information:


57th Street Art Fair 773-234-3247

The 72nd anniversary of the 57th St Art Fair returns June 1-2 and attracts 20,000+ attendees to the heart of Hyde Park to celebrate the arts with an extensive array of handmade works by nearly 175 artists. The event is the oldest juried art fair in the country and offers art lovers a fantastic opportunity to meet the artists, hear the about their process and shop high quality, original works including glass, jewelry, leather, photography, printmaking, painting, sculpture, wood, ceramics and fiber art. In addition to shopping one-of-a-kind art, the Fair offers around the clock music by Buddy Guy’s Legends, a Community Arts & Activities area for kids of all ages, delicious food, plus much more! The 57th Street Art Fair is an Illinois not for profit organized by volunteers and all proceeds are used to produce the annual Fair.

June 1 / 11 AM-10 PM / 56th, 57th & Kimbark Streets between Kenwood and Woodlawn Avenues
June 2 / 10 AM-5 PM / 56th, 57th & Kimbark Streets between Kenwood and Woodlawn Avenues