Slow & Low: Chicago Lowrider Festival began as a small gathering of 40-plus cars enthusiasts in 2011. Today’s event has grown to over 200 cars and attended by thousands. It took place in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago Sunday, August 6th 2017.
Slow & Low is an annual celebration of Chicago’s lowrider culture and community. Each year, it features an awesome display of hundreds of lowrider cars and bikes tricked out by Chicago’s finest clubs and shops. Attendees can check out the lowriders from inside and out or see them in action as they show off their impressive hydraulic systems and hop off the ground. The festival also hosts film screenings, activities for kids, music performances by mariachi bands and a great lineup of delicious food like tacos, tamales, churros and more.
It is a Community Lowrider Festival is presented by the Chicago Urban Art Society (CUAS), a non-profit exhibition and creative-use space based in the industrial corridor of the Pilsen community. It is the only lowrider community festival in Chicago.