All events during CZF weekend are always FREE, wheelchair accessible, and open to the public! CZF 2018 will take place over two days: Friday, May 18th for a panel discussion & exhibitor reading, and Saturday, May 19th for our main exhibition.

Friday, May 18th, 2018: Panel discussion & exhibitor reading

6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Institute of Cultural Affairs, 4750 N. Sheridan Road in Uptown

             We’ll be announcing the panel topic and participants + readers soon!

Saturday, May 19th 2018: Zine exhibition from 11 am-6 pm at Plumbers Union Hall (1340 W Washington Blvd).

Exhibitor List is now live!

More information about Chicago Zine Fest 2018 …

A list of exhibitors and invited guests who were scheduled to table at CZF 2018 will be coming!

Our CZF 2018 artwork was created by Chicago artist Yewon Kwon! Yewon is a printmaker, sculptor, comics artist, and self-publisher currently residing in Chicago. Yewon is a member of the comix collective xeroxcandybar, and they also curate, edit, and publish the collective publication series PALLOR PINK. You can see more of Yewon’s work here: and on their Instagram: @litlslaywon