SummerDance Downs in the Parks

Saturdays, July 21, August 18 • 2-5pm and August 25 • 12-1pm

Millennium Park and Chicago Park District Locations

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 SummerDance Downs in the Parks

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The NEW SummerDance Downs in the Parks is a performance series hosted by Shkunna Stewart and The Era Footwork Crew. Dance Downs are historic black Chicago talent showcases inspired by modern dance styles like bopping, Chicago footwork, online dance challenges and TV shows like Bring It and America’s Got Talent.

Youth dance and pom-pom groups, including Bringing Out Talent, Third Dimension, Royalty, Silent Threat, Minor Threat, Royal Flush, Insanity and Empire, perform alongside legendary Chicago house DJs, local celebrities and esteemed musician guests.


Saturday, July 21, 2-5pm

Hamilton Park Cultural Center

513 W. 72nd St.


Saturday, August 18, 2-5pm

Austin Town Hall Park

5610 W. Lake St.


Saturday, August 25, 12-1pm

At Cloud Gate in Millennium Park

Part of the SummerDance Celebration


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Plan Your Visit

Millennium Park

Admission is FREE

Millennium Park
201 E. Randolph St.
Michigan Ave. & Columbus Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601

Millennium Park Visitor Information


Millennium Garages

Parking Details: Garage locations are Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage at 5 S. Columbus Drive, Grant Park North Garage at 25 N. Michigan Ave. and Grant Park South Garage at 325 S. Michigan Ave.

Packages: $35 parking/Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage (regular rates apply at Grant Park North & Grant Park South Garages)

Purchase Options: Pay at parking location; call 312.616.0600


CTA Transportation

For travel information, visit

  • From the elevated lines: exit at Washington/Wabash and walk east.
  • From the subway: exit at Lake (Red Line) or Washington (Blue Line) and walk east.
  • Served by buses 3, 4, 6, J14, 20, 56, 60, 124, 146, 147, 151 and 157.

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