Monthly Archives: June 2014

Simon’s Tavern celebrates its 80th birthday during Midsommarfest!

Question: What would Midsommarfest be without the chance to get a glögg slushie from Simon’s Tavern? Answer: We have no idea! Luckily, we don’t have to find out. Next year, we’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of Midsommarfest. But, THIS YEAR Simon’s Tavern is celebrating more »

Get a free beer for shopping local during Midsommarfest!

For businesses in the neighborhood, we know it can be a HUGE pain to endure the street closures, parking issues, and other hassles that having a major street festival entails. That’s why we encourage neighborhood residents and festival-goers to give more »

Andersonville is going to ROCK during Midsommarfest!

We are incredibly excited about this year’s stage lineup for our 49th annual Andersonville Midsommarfest!  In fact, there are so many great bands to look forward to it is a little difficult to try to sum up five stages up more »

FREE Family Fun at Midsommarfest!

Andersonville is home to families of all kinds – and we celebrate that at Midsommarfest with the Family Fun Area, sponsored by Alamo Shoes! Open from 11:00am-5:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, the Family Fun Area will feature: Facepainting by College more »

Beer is Delicious – and Supports the Neighborhood!

A portion of your beer purchase at the Community Beer Booths at Berwyn, Balmoral and Catalpa during Midsommarfest benefits four community non-profits, Friends of Peirce Elementary, Friends of McPherson Elementary, Friends of Andersonville, and the Swedish American Museum.  All of more »

Why should I give $10 at the gate, and where does that money go?

When you come to Midsommarfest, we ask for a $10 donation at the entrance gates ($5 on Friday night). Midsommarfest is the primary fundraiser for the non-profit Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC). ACC is its own small entity, not affiliated more »