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CAKE: Chicago Alternative Comics Expo

Things to do, Conventions Center on Halsted , Lake View Saturday June 1 2019 - Sunday June 2 2019 Free
Photograph: courtesy CAKE

For readers of independent comics and small press publications, there's no event more sweet than CAKE (short for the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo). Each year, the convention brings underground creators and fans to the Center on Halsted for two days of panels, workshops and shopping. If you've ever wanted to see what's possible with a pen, some paper, a stapler and a little imagination, this is one of the city's finest showcases of DIY ingenuity.


Venue name: Center on Halsted
Address: 3656 N Halsted St

Cross street: at Addison St
Opening hours: 10am–10pm daily
Transport: El stop: Red to Addison. Bus: 8, 152.
Price: Free
Event website:
Static map showing venue location
    • Center on Halsted Free
    • Center on Halsted Free