In the heart of Chicago’s vibrant “Little Italy”, West Taylor Street will host a truly unique Gelato Festival America stage. Strengthened by the deep Italian roots in this neighborhood, the Gelato Festival will attract the best gelato chefs from Chicago, Illinois, America and the world to present original flavors for this festive Italian celebration, August 17th & 18th. The Gelato Festival coincides with Chicago’s Little Italy Festa - Taylor Street, a joyful center of entertainment, food, culture and merchandise, resulting in an authentic Italian experience across the entire neighborhood. A wristband entitles you to taste all the gelato you can eat while participating in all the Festival activities, as well as cast a vote for your favorite gelato flavor and the chef who created it. The winner will continue the journey towards the final of the Gelato Festival World Masters 2021. Take a vacation to Italy without leaving your city and join Gelato Festival America in celebrating the rich culture and refreshing flavors of gelato.