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Millennium Park Presents (Chicago Children's Choir: Paint the Town Red pictured)Millennium Park Presents

May 26-September 9, 2016


Millennium Park Presents is a series of one-night-only performances curated by DCASE to showcase opera, dance, Broadway hits, classical and House music, Mariachi and more—performed by some of Chicago’s best-loved cultural institutions. This summer’s lineup includes Paint the Town Red presented by the Chicago Children’s Choir on Thursday, May 26th.


Chicago House PartyChicago House Party

May 28, 2016


Celebrate House music, born in Chicago 30+ years ago.




A Personal History of Jazz: Walter Massey, Victor Goines and Howard ReichA Personal History of Jazz: Walter Massey, Victor Goines and Howard Reich

June 2, 2016


Join us on the stage of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion for a conversation on the historical and scientific resonances of jazz and improvisation.



Chicago Gospel Music Festival

Chicago Gospel Music Festival

June 3 & 4, 2016


The Chicago Gospel Music Festival showcases the best in local, national and international Gospel Music performers.



Millennium Park Summer WorkoutsMillennium Park Summer Workouts

June 4-September 3, 2016


Jump start your weekend with the Summer Workouts in Millennium Park on Saturdays, June 4–September 3, beginning at 7am. Guests are invited to stretch, kick and dance the summer away each Saturday as instructors take them through Tai Chi, Yoga, Pilates and Zumba® classes accompanied by live music, DJs and drumming.


Millennium Park Summer Music SeriesMillennium Park Summer Music Series

Mondays & Thursdays, June 6-August 25, 2016


The 2016 Millennium Park Summer Music Series will offer an exciting line-up of 18 FREE outdoor concerts every Monday and Thursday June 6 – August 25, 2016 (except where noted) at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.



Mavis StaplesMavis!

June 7, 2016


A screening of the documentary film of the legendary Mavis Staples and the Staple Singers. This is part of the Chicago Blues Festival Preview Events and Performances.




Grant Park Music FestivalGrant Park Music Festival

June 15-August 20, 2016


The Grant Park Music Festival celebrates its 82nd season this year, with the Grammy® Award-nominated Grant Park Orchestra led by Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar and the award-winning Grant Park Chorus led by Chorus Director Christopher Bell.


Family Fun FestivalFamily Fun Festival

June 20-August 21, 2016


Join the fun all summer long with activities for kids of all ages, including music and arts & crafts.




Millennium Park Summer Film SeriesMillennium Park Summer Film Series

Tuesdays, June 21-August 30, 2016


Chicagoans and visitors alike are invited to enjoy outdoor movies downtown as the popular Summer Film Series returns to Millennium Park, Tuesdays, June 21 – August 30, at 6:30pm. Guests may take a seat at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion or lounge on the Great Lawn as crowd-pleasing movies are presented on a state-of-the-art, 40-foot LED screen.


Chicago Jazz FestivalChicago Jazz Festival

September 1-4, 2016


Known for its artistic creativity, the Chicago Jazz Festival is a favorite Labor Day Weekend tradition. It promotes awareness and appreciation for all forms of jazz through free, quality live musical performance.