Downtown Evanston will be bustling all day for the annual NorthShore Evanston Grand Prix Bike Race on Sunday, July 18. Get up close and personal with Olympic-level cyclists as they careen around the streets at more than 30 mph. This is stage 10 of the U.S.’s largest multi-category cycling event.

After a full morning of serious amateur races, the men’s and women’s pro cyclists come on the scene starting at 4p.m.There are many great vantage points and outdoor dining options abound. Visit