Chicago SummerDance

Thursdays-Sundays, June 28-August 25, 2018 • FREE Admission

Grant Park, Spirit of the Music Garden and other Chicago Park District locations

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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 48 different live bands + DJs 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!




Complete 2018 schedule.


SummerDance Calendar


View the SummerDance schedule in calendar format.


SummerDance Downs in the Parks

SummerDance Downs in the Parks

A Performance Series hosted by Shkunna Stewart and The Era Footwork Crew.


SummerDance Celebration

SummerDance Celebration

Saturday, August 25, 2018 in Millennium Park


Chicago SummerDance - Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Helpful information when planning your visit to Chicago SummerDance.


Chicago SummerDance Brochure


Download the 2018 brochure.



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Chicago SummerDance

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

Free Admission

Chicago SummerDance Image Gallery

Chicago SummerDance Image Gallery
Images are available in high resolution for press purposes only.

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Chicago SummerDance is presented and organized by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. Additional support provided by Chicago Park District, Chicago Police Department – 1st District, 42nd Ward Aldermanic Office, Ald. Brendan Reilly, Chicago Department of Transportation and the Department of Fleet and Facility Management.


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