ATTEND MOLE DE MAYO

This year, Mole de Mayo will be celebrating its 10th anniversary! Local chefs and restaurants will face off against one-another to find out whose version of the Mexican staple dish in the best in the city.

Meanwhile, an open-air mercado/market will be filled to the brim with local businesses and crafters, while music, dancing, and live Lucha Libre create a truly unique atmosphere.

 

 

LOCATION:

1600 W. 18th Street, Chicago, Illinois

One block east of the 18th Street Pink Line

 
 
 

WHAT TO EXPECT

 
 
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FOOD

Mole de Mayo is proud to feature local chefs and restaurants, each with their own unique tastes and smells. While mole is the festivals prime dish. there will be a wide variety of food available to satisfy anyones cravings.

 
 
 
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MUSIC

While you are enjoying your delicious food or exploring the festival’s open-air market, local, national, and international artists will be performing live, creating a vibrant ambience. For lineup schedule, click here

 
 
 
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MARKET

Every year, our open-air market is filled to the brim with artists, artisans, and crafters. Handmade arts and crafts, as well as jewelry, apparel, and unique artworks will be on sale and can be bought directly from the source.

 
 
 
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CULTURAL PERFORMANCES

Come witness beautiful cultural performances, including: aztec-mexica dance rituals, ballet folkoricos, zapateados, and modern dance ensembles.

 
 
 
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LUCHA LIBRE

Live Lucha Libre wrestling is one of the festival highlights. Known for its colorful masks and high flying maneuvers, Lucha Libre will leave any spectator wishing for more of the action. Over 20 professional wrestlers will be on-sight performing and interacting with the audience.