The Evanston Art and Big Fork Festival will be held September 18, 19 and 20 on the closed streets of downtown Evanston, Illinois, a city of 80,000 people just north of Chicago and home to Northwestern University. Admission will be free to the public. Festival hours are 5pm – 9pm on Friday, 10am-9pm on Saturday, and 10am-5pm on Sunday. Artists are only required to stay open on Saturday from 10am-7pm. Artists must bring light and batteries to illuminate their booths after dusk. Some electric will be available at additional cost.