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Taste of Chicago

July 8-12, 2015 • Grant Park • FREE Admission

Chicago Jazz Festival September 3-6, 2015


Chicago Jazz Festival

September 3-6, 2015 • Chicago Cultural Center, Millennium Park • FREE Admission


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19th Annual Chicago Summerdance – Jump, Swing & Step to the Beat Downtown and In The Parks

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Come join us this summer as the Spirit of Music Garden in Grant Park blossoms into an urban dance space. Dance to the sounds of 44 different live bands and get into step with dance lessons beforehand. Glide across the restored 4,900-square-foot, 100 percent recycled, open-air dance floor designed by Chicago artist Dan Peterman. Swing, waltz, cha-cha…or simply enjoy the music. All FREE! 


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Grant Park
Spirit of Music Garden
601 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

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  • Free Admission
  • Fridays & Saturdays
    Dance Lessons: 6-7pm
    Music & Dancing: 7:30-9:30pm
  • Sundays
    Dance Lessons: 4-5pm
    Music & Dancing: 5-7pm

Chicago SummerDance Image Gallery

Chicago SummerDance Image Gallery
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It takes two to tango.

Let CTA be your partner to Chicago SummerDance.

June 26 - September 13, 2015  •  Spirit of Music Garden • FREE To Everyone


 Chicago SummerDance July Schedule

July Schedule

Chicago SummerDance continues in July with Plena Libre, DJ Pierre & PHUTURE, The Golden Horse Ranch Band and more.


Chicago SummerDance September Schedule

September Schedule

Chicago SummerDance comes to a close on September 13th with a performance by DJ Sunny Singh (Bollywood).


Chicago SummerDance - Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Helpful information when planning your visit to Chicago SummerDance.


 Chicago SummerDance June Schedule

June Schedule

Chicago SummerDance kicks-off in June with Mambo Express, DJ Herb Kent, and the Steve Anthony Orchestra.


Chicago SummerDance August Schedule

August Schedule

Don't miss performances include, Sons of Susan, Afinca'o, the Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater and more.


Chicago SummerDance In The Parks

In The Parks

Chicago Park District hosts FREE Chicago SummerDance events on Thursdays, July 9–September 3.


Chicago SummerDance is presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. Additional support provided by Chicago Park District, Chicago Police Department -1st District, 2nd Ward Aldermanic Office, Ald. Brian Hopkins, Chicago Department of Transportation and the Department of Fleet and Facility Management.