06/08/2012 06:32 pm ET | Updated Jun 08, 2012

Chicago Summer Festivals: Blues Fest, Ribfest & More This Weekend (6/8-6/10)

With June well under way, Chicago summer festival season has officially arrived -- and with it comes a myriad of opportunities to get some fresh air and publicly day drink.

Each Friday throughout the summer, HuffPost Chicago will be sharing our five picks for that weekend's must-go festivals. With both the Blues Festival and Ribfest this weekend, we couldn't have asked for a better selection to choose from in our inaugural run. Scroll down to see our picks.

Need still more options? The city maintains a relatively thorough calendar of neighborhood festivals throughout Chicago.

Have another favorite you'll be hitting up that we missed? Let us know in the comments.

Chicago Summer Festivals - Blues Fest & More