Festival celebrates 'best LGBT neighborhood in the world' - FOX 32 News Chicago

Festival celebrates 'best LGBT neighborhood in the world'

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Chicago's wintry weather has kept people inside long enough. This weekend you can get outside to sample the best of what's been named the best LGBT neighborhood in the world.

The very first Northalsted Winterfest is this Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. on Halsted Street in East Lakeview, recently designated as the best LGBT-friendly neighborhood in the world, according to Out Traveler.

Winterfest features live ice sculpting, fire dancers, a 3D projection show and a Soupwalk, where local restaurants are paired up with retailers, offering hot soup along Halsted Street.

Participants can tweet, Facebook or Instagram their pictures and comments to compete for gift cards and other prizes.

The festival will be celebrated on Halsted from Belmont to Grace.

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