Join us for Near West Side Week
September 12 - September 18, 2021

The Near West Side is a thriving community with exciting and

unexpected opportunities for residents, employees, and visitors alike.

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Join us as we celebrate the many reasons why the Near West Side is a great place to live, work, and play!

There is something for everyone during Near West Side Week, including a scavenger hunt to uncover

Near West Side’s hidden gems, bike ride and walk from the Near West Side to the Hank Aaron State Trail, Neighborhood Movie Night, gift card giveaways to Near West Side restaurants, and much more!

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NWS Movie Night | 5-9 PM

September 17, 2021

Enjoy a family-friendly movie night under the stars at Merrill Park! Arrive early to put down a blanket to see the latest Turbulence Project films #Dominoes and Restore the Earth made in partnership with the Near West Side Development Corporation and DanceCircus.

Visit for a full list of events