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Chicago SummerDance


June 23 - September 10, 2017  •  Spirit of Music Garden • FREE To Everyone

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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 43 different live bands 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!



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Submissions are being accepted from
Dec. 1, 2016-Jan. 1, 2017 for the 2017 Chicago SummerDance.

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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
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It takes two to tango.

Let CTA be your partner to Chicago SummerDance.

Chicago SummerDance is presented 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.