Category: Events

Calling All South Loop Chefs!

Sign up now for the Whole Foods South Loop Chefs’ Demonstration Table at the Bash on Wabash   GSLA is committed to maintaining and improving the South Loop as a vibrant and diverse, inclusive community. One of the ways GSLA achieves this mission through its Bash on Wabash, the South Loop’s premier annual street festival. This year’s Bash on Wabash will… Read more →

sOUTh and ABOUT – Sign up now for Dash at the Bash!

Get your sweat on! Meet your neighbors, see the sights of the South Loop and Chicago’s beautiful lakefront and have some healthy fun at the 2014 Bash on Wabash, the South Loop’s premier street festival. Join Snap Fitness of Chicago-South Loop and the Greater South Loop Association for a 5K fitness run (not a race) on Saturday, August 23, or a 10 mile family… Read more →

Bash on Wabash

 August 23 & 24, 2014  EVENT WEBSITE CLICK HERE ABOUT This year marks the Eleventh Year Anniversary for the “Bash On Wabash” with the goal of bringing neighbors and businesses alike, from near and far, to a festival that showcases the beauty, creativity, history and culture of the South Loop. Located in the heart of the neighborhood on Wabash Avenue… Read more →

2013 Bash On Wabash Was A Smash!

Bash was a smash! 10th Anniversary Rundown   This year’s 10th anniversary Bash on Wabash was celebrated in a big way. We enjoyed hosting over 30 business vendors and numerous musical acts.  The City of Chicago City Council even adopted a resolution to mark the occasion championed by Alderman Bob Fioretti (2nd Ward). As in years past, the kids’ area was heavily attended by… Read more →

Wiggles & Giggles Halloween Bash Recap

Our 1st ever Halloween event for dogs and kids – the Wiggles & Giggles Halloween Bash.  In partnership with the South Loop Dog PAC held at Coliseum Park on Tuesday, October 30th, 2012. Thank you to all our awesome sponsors and donors: Soggy Paws South Loop, Metro Vet Center, South Loop Animal Hospital, Lainey’s Pawtique and Bakery, Gigi’s Cupcakes and Bakery, Overflow Coffee,… Read more →

Family Entertainment at the Bash on Wabash

Bring the family out to the Bash on Wabash!  We have a variety of entertainment for South Loop children of all ages… Saturday, September 17th & Sunday, September 18th Carnival games for all ages! Inflatables  – bouncer, slide, and moonwalk David the Balloon Man is back by popular demand!  both Saturday and Sunday! Lily the Face Painter will also be… Read more →

2010 Bash on Wabash Survey

In the spirit of continuous improvement, please take a moment to complete a survey on your experience with the 2010 Bash on Wabash.  It is our goal to provide the South Loop with an annual festival that attracts Chicagoans to the area and for our neighbors to enjoy everything the area has to offer. You may remain anonymous if you… Read more →

Family Entertainment

Bring the family out to the Bash on Wabash!  We have a variety of entertainment for South Loop children of all ages… Saturday, September 4th & Sunday, September 5th: Carnival games for all ages! Inflatables  – bouncer, slide, and tot town for children under 2 yrs. Pick a Duck & win a prize Arts and Crafts area Storytime (schedule to follow) Dance… Read more →

DJ Centric Lineup

Take a look at this article from Time out Chicago!  We have a great linup in progress for both of our stages: Amidst a barrage of corn-themed activities the dexterous duo Flosstradamus, mash-up kings Hood Internet, and reigning champs of local electro Midnight Conspiracy join hotly-tipped Florida emcee Dominique Young Unique and live electro trio Gemini Club for performances, and… Read more →