11th Annual Northcenter Garden Walk

Sunday, June 25th

Our annual self-guided walking tour of Northcenter gardens and outdoor spaces will feature over 40 homes in addition to live music from local bands and musicians and more surprises!

The self-guided tour will begin at Alexander Graham Bell School at 3730 N. Oakley St. (at Grace St.), where maps can be picked up. There is a suggested donation of $5. Seniors are free!


Check out what's happening at this year's Garden Walk!


12-1:30pm The Going Concern @ G&L Tavern, 2154 W. Grace 

1-3pm Annalise and the Backsliders @ Grace St. Gardens, 2112 W. Grace

1-3pm Ray Quinn and Brian Wilke @ Deana Rose’s Corner, 3856 N. Oakley

1:30-3:30pm Kevin Florian @ Eve's Eden, 3810 N. Bell

3:30-5:30pm Jugo de Mango @ Hobert Family Garden, 2037 W. Bradley Place

2-4pm The Barry Rubato Collective @ Don and Juli’s Garden, 2011 W. Bradley


12noon Gong Ceremony, 2112 W. Grace

Lisa Hish will perform a Gong Ceremony to Open and Close the Garden Walk. It is a Taoist ritual or preparing the earth for activity and for the Summer Solstice. It is dedicated in memory of Elizabeth Wenscott.

2pm Container Garden Demonstration, 3906 N. Hoyne

“Thinking Outside the Pot” Sponsored by Liz Hinard from @properties

Stop by The Hinard Family Garden for a demo by Susan Fontana.

5pm Gong Ceremony Closing, 2112 W. Grace

Show your map on the day of the walk at the following establishments for Garden Walk deals!

Valid on Sunday, June 25th only. 


3655 N. Western Ave

From 11-2:45pm

$6 Ranch Water Margaritas




4337 N. Lincoln Ave

All Day!

$2 Off The Following Menu Items:

Market Salad, Northman Pub Cider & Garden Martini




3905 N. Lincoln

From 11-6 pm

Beer, Cocktail, and Wine Specials:

$5 Murphy’s Irish Wit Cans

20% off cocktails on our Drink List

$7 pours of wine off of our Taps List

The boundaries of the Northcenter Neighborhood Association are Addison on the south, the Chicago River on the west, Montrose on the north, and Ravenswood on the east. 

We hope you’ll join us in this wonderful, neighborhood tradition. By opening up your garden, coming out for the walk, volunteering, or sharing your talents, you help create a day where neighbors and friends interact and connect through beauty, nature and music.

We hope to see you there - rain or shine!

Our 11th Annual Garden Walk is sponsored by:

Liz Hinard, Real Estate Broker
(On the day of the Garden Walk, stop by The Hinard Family Garden for a demonstration on container gardening by Susan Fontana of "Thinking Outside the Pot".)

Sergio & Banks Real Estate

Tina Culver Amelio

Contemporary Irish Cuisine in an Authentically Irish Setting

Real Estate

Dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of vein diseases

Live music venue & bar

Educational Childcare with a Purpose

Interior Landscaping from a Company that Knows Service

Broker, Coldwell Banker

Theater that asks the question "What Does it Mean to Be an American?"

Your Neighborhood Boutique with a Worldly Mission

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