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Community Leaders Hope to Inspire Auburn-Gresham with 13th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival

For the past 13 years, community leaders have managed to transform Auburn-Gresham area into a peaceful, approachable neighborhood for families of all ages to enjoy the 79th Street Renaissance Festival. Their work continues to inspire and promote change in the community in hopes of expanding the festival to cater to an even larger audience for years to come.

IL State Treasurer School Supply Drive, Support the 79th Street Renaissance Festival

Thanks to the IL State Treasurer's Office, we will help lots of students enter the 2016-2017 school year with all the right supplies, at the youth pavilion, during the #79thStRenFest, September 10th.

Southside's largest 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament #79thStreetRenFest

Join the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation and SWISH DREAMS for the Southside's largest 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, at the 10th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival, September 12th, from 10am-5:00pm. FREE, Must register at, Ages 8-16, Boys and Girls!