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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.


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.



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.




International Greeter DayInternational Greeter Day

September 10, 2016


Come Celebrate with us! Chicago Greeter is celebrating International Greeter Day.



Fifth Star AwardsFifth Star Awards

September 14, 2016


Celebrate Chicago’s creativity at the 3rd Annual Fifth Star Awards, a night of stars under the stars honoring legendary Chicago artists and cultural institutions with live performances and video tributes.



World Music FestivalWorld Music Festival

September 17, 2016


This city-wide, multi-venue, eleven-day festival has attracted over 650,000 concertgoers and has presented more than 650 artists and ensembles from over 80 countries since it began in 1999.



Little Kids Rock 2016–17 School Year Kickoff ConcertLittle Kids Rock 2016–17 School Year Kickoff Concert

October 14, 2016


Little Kids Rock serves 120 schools in the Chicago area with donated instruments and more. Come rock out with them and the CPS Department of Arts Education during this lunchtime event.



Open House Chicago (Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion pictured)Open House Chicago

October 15 & 16, 2016


Go behind the scenes of Frank Gehry’s Jay Pritzker Pavilion as part of Open House Chicago, presented by the Chicago Architecture Foundation.



Works-in-Progress by Ayako Kato/Art Union Humanscape and Megan Young l MegLouise (Photo Credit: Ralph Kuehne)SpinOff

Works-in-Progress by Ayako Kato/Art Union Humanscape and Megan Young l MegLouise

October 28 & 29