Under The Picasso Monthly Schedule

Daley Center, 50 W. Washington St. • FREE Cultural Programs Year-Round

Performances Begin at 12 Noon


The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents FREE cultural programs year-round weekdays at Noon at the Daley Civic Center located at 50 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

(schedule is subject to change)


Tuesday, September 4

National Steppers Society

Gotta get your groove on! Join the National Stepper’s Society for a lunchtime dance hour.


Wednesday, September 5

Chosen Few

Join Chicago’s Chosen Few DJs at a lunchtime dance party celebrating Chicago’s House Music legacy.


Thursday, September 6, 13, 20, 27

Chicago City Markets presented by COUNTRY Financial®

Daley Plaza Farmers Market Hours, 7am-3pm

Stop by the longest running Chicago City Market for fresh seasonal produce, flowers, prepared foods and more. The Chicago City Markets are presented by COUNTRY Financial®, the City of Chicago encourages everyone to visit Daley Plaza or their neighborhood market this season to shop local and shop fresh. A complete list of city-run markets, along with dates and times are listed at chicagocitymarkets.us


Thursday, September 6

House Heads United

Enjoy House music for your lunchtime entertainment.


Friday, September 7

Dance With Janet

Enjoy a group of talented young Line Dancers for your afternoon pleasure.


Monday, September 10

Ceasefire Plus

Join Chicago’s very own inspirational rapper “The Goodest” for a lunchtime rap session.


Tuesday, September 11

Mother Diva

Enjoy house music featuring Mother Diva.


Wednesday, September 12

Central American Independence Day

A special celebration and program followed by a musical performance by children.


Thursday, September 13

Line Dancing

Join us for Line Dancing at noon, hosted by the Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court.


Friday, September 14

Turkish Festival

Come join us on the plaza for a special Turkish celebration.


Monday, September 17

Anniversary of Peace Day

Join us on the plaza for the 40th anniversary celebration of Peace Day.


Tuesday, September 18

Constitution Day

Join us on the plaza for an afternoon with The Secretary of State Jessie White.


Wednesday, September 19

Latino American Heritage Month

Join us on the plaza for a celebration of the Latin American Heritage Community.


Thursday, September 20

Roy McGrath Quartet

A showcase of Jazz music hosted by the Roy McGrath Quartet.


Friday, September 21

Pep Rally

Celebrating college bands and cheerleading performances from competing schools.


Monday, September 24

This is Australia

Enjoy a show containing a show and dance versions of Australian rock songs.


Wednesday, September 26

Austrian Day Celebration

Enjoy a musical celebration of Austrian and Viennese Music.


Thursday, September 27

Ballet 5.8

Come join us for four seasons of the soul, an original ballet by Julianna Slager.


Friday, September 28

Chinese American Celebration

A special flag raising and program followed by a musical performance celebrating their 69th anniversary.


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Daley Plaza Permit Application


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