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Chicago Blues Festival - Plan Your Visit

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The whole festival is FREE admission in all of its locales.




Hotel Reservations

Plan to stay overnight. Festival partner, the Essex Inn , is located just across the street from Grant Park on Michigan Avenue.





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Public Transportation

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Park directly under the Blues Festival with our partner Millennium Garages. Visit for directions and to pre-purchase parking.

Bike parking is available on the perimeter of Grant and Millennium Parks. Visit the Chicago Bicycle Program for maps, safety, and other information.




Visitor Information

Information on Chicago's Visitor Information Centers.