Chicago Zine Fest 2019, May 16th-18th

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Quimby’s is proud to co-sponsor The , a celebration of small press and independent publishers, with free workshops, events, and an annual festival. 2019 is in its tenth year!  2019 will take place over three days: May 16th-18th. Saturday, May 18th is the main exhibition at Plumbers Union Hall (1340 W Washington Blvd). All events during CZF weekend are always FREE, wheelchair accessible, and open to the public.

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Chicago Zine Fest, CZF has added an official third day of events this year! Join the fest on the campus of DePaul University in Lincoln Park for two special events on Thursday, May 16th: a special visit to the DePaul University Special Collections and Archives at 6pm and a Zines + Social Justice Panel at 7pm. More info at

For the Friday night programming at CZF 2019, there are two special events:

Quimby’s will host the from 6-8pm Friday, May 17th here at 1854 W. North Ave. in Wicker Park. Zine creators exhibiting at this year’s fest will share stories and comics from the pages of their publications. Details are here. After the reading, head over to the at 9pm for a rousing game of at 9pm. Details here.

Stay tuned for more information about this year’s Chicago Zine Fest! Visit for more info.

2019 CZF art by Neil Brideau of Radiator Comics.