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Shedd Aquarium

Dempster-Greenwood Street Beach

Greenwood St. and Lake Front, Evanston, IL 60201


Seasonal, handicap-accessible public lakefront area for sunbathing, swimming & picnicking.

Sand beach used for launching small carry-in crafts. Lockers and racks available to store crafts on site.

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Evanston Plein Air Festival

Various Locations in Evanston •  Jul 13 – Jul 21

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