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Family Fun Festival

June 23 - August 24, 2014  •  10 am - 3 pm  •  FREE Admission

The Target Family Fun Festival returns offering interactive activities, arts and crafts and games for kids of all ages. The 2014 Target Family Fun Festival schedule is below.


Wiggleworms® at 10 am

Join the Wiggleworms® instructors from the Old Town School of Folk Music as they lead children in sing-alongs, circle dances and more.

Download Complete Schedule (PDF)


Reading Circle at 11 am

Chill out with a story time that is sure to delight.


Family Performances at 1 pm

Enjoy a mix of live music and interactive dance performances that are sure to have you up on your feet.

Download Complete Schedule (PDF)



Activity Zone Partners

Partners change weekly and include Lurie Garden, Get Out & Grow, Barrel of Monkeys, Chicago Parent Magazine, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago History Museum, Easel Art Studio, CircEsteem and Lookingglass Theatre.

The complete schedule is below.

Lurie Garden

June 23–29

Chicago Parent Magazine (new)

July 14–20

Easel Art Studio (new)

August 4–10

Get Out & Grow

June 30–July 6

Museum of Science and Industry

July 21–27

CircEsteem, Chicago’s Youth Circus

August 11–17

Barrel of Monkeys

July 7–13

Chicago History Museum

July 28–August 3

Lookingglass Theatre

August 18–24



Movement Mondays

Mondays at 1pm. Join us for hip hop yoga, tap dance, hoopnotics and much more!



Read All About It!

On Wednesdays at 11am, kids will enjoy a special reading of a featured author—and the first 50 families will receive a free book:  

Eric Carle’s Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse

June 25

Celebrating Eric Carle’s 85th birthday


Peter Brown’s The Curious Garden

July 2

Promoting nature- and science-based exploration with Get Out & Grow


Dr. Seuss’ A Cat in the Hat

July 9

Fostering imagination and creative storytelling with Barrel of Monkeys


Bill Martin Jr.’s Chicka Chicka Boom Boom!

July 16


Brian Floca’s Locomotive

July 23

Supporting American technology with Museum of Science and Industry


Michael Mullin and John Skews’ Larry Gets Lost in Chicago

July 30

Celebrating Chicago history with Chicago History Museum


Drew Daywait’s The Day the Crayons Quit

August 6

Encouraging artistic creativity with Easel Art Studio


Don Freeman’s Corduroy

August 13

Honoring the late Don Freeman on his birthday


Tony Mitton’s Amazing Airplanes

August 20

Celebrating National Aviation Day


Brought to you by The Millennium Park Foundation

Sponsored by: Chicago Parent Media Connecting with families




Monday, June 23 - Sunday, August 24, 2014




10 am - 3 pm




Millennium Park, Chase Promenade North
201 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601








Every aspect of Millennium Park was designed to be fully accessible to all patrons. The following services are available:

  • Wheelchair loans in the Millennium Park Welcome Center, 201 E. Randolph Street
  • Integrated spaces for wheelchair seating at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion
  • Wheelchair accessible restroom facilities
  • Assisted listening devices at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion Sound Booth




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