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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)


Monday, October 1

DJ Cubic

Join DJ Cubic on the plaza for a lunchtime house party jam session.


Tuesday, October 2

National Stepper’s Society

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


Wednesday, October 3

The Chosen Few

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


Thursday, October 4, 11, 18, 25

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


Friday, October 5

Columbus Around the World

Join us on the plaza for the raising of the Italian flag, a prelude to Columbus Day.


Wednesday, October 10

Guinean Community Association

Help us celebrate the raising of the Guinean flag, celebrating 60 years of independence.


Friday, October 12

Mudra Dance Company

Enjoy a presentation of a classical dance formed from Southern Indian called Bharat Natyam.


Tuesday, October 16

Universoul Circus

Stop by the plaza for a special family orientated program of acrobatic performances and music.


Friday, October 19

Folklor A Traves De Mexico

Join us at noon for Ballet Folklorico Sones Mexicanos.


Wednesday, October 24

Bermuda Strings Tour Group

Stop by the plaza for the Bermuda School of Music Strings Tour Group.


Friday, October 26

Italian American Heritage Month

Enjoy this celebration in honor of Italian American Heritage Month, presented by the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County.


Tuesday, October 30

Health Awareness House Music

Enjoy a jam session featuring Phatcat Entertainment to promote health awareness.


Wednesday, October 31

Michael Jackson, The Live Experience

Join us at noontime for a Halloween celebration of the Wiz, and THRILLER, presented to you by Mother Diva and Thomas Stone.

 Additional Information

Daley Plaza Permit Application


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