CHICAGO — The 606 elevated bike trail will open June 6 with a weekend of music, food and fun.
The 2.7-mile-long trail begins in Bucktown and Wicker Park and goes to Logan Square and Humboldt Park. Its opening will be celebrated June 6 to June 7 with a festival, processions and events along the trail and in its four parks.
8 a.m.: Ribbon cuttings at each access ramp of The 606.
9 a.m. to 9 p.m.: Community processions led by Opera-Matic, West Town Bikes, Voice of City/ChiArts and Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center.
10 a.m. to 9 p.m.: The 606 Festival at Humboldt Boulevard, which will feature music stages at the corners of Humboldt Boulevard and Wabansia Avenue and Humboldt Boulevard and Cortland Street, beer, food vendors, SummerDance and other activities.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Family races and other activities in the parks: Julia de Burgos at 1805 N. Albany Ave., Milwaukee Leavitt at Milwaukee Avenue and Leavitt Street, Churchill Park at 1825 N. Damen Ave. and Walsh Park at 1722 N. Ashland Ave.
9 p.m.: Illumination hour at the parks.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Pancake breakfast at McCormick Tribune YMCA, 1834 N. Lawndale Ave.
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