Chicago Summer Festivals
By learning about the lineup of fun festivals, you can make the most of your Chicago visit or vacation this summer. During the Memorial Day to Labor Day season, the city becomes a vibrant scene for these fun things to do, from the Loop to Lincoln Park and Chinatown to Navy Pier. Maximize your visit by experiencing the local cultural flair and flavors of these spectacular celebrations.
You can head to Grant Park to please your palate at A Taste of Chicago. For this particular occasion, Chicago’s most eminent chefs showcase their eclectic cuisines for the public. Sample some interesting menu items while you listen to a number of well-known bands taking the stage. The three-day Lollapalooza Music Festival from August 2 through August 4, also held at Grant Park, will bring music fans from around the country to sing along with Grammy award-winning bands and some of tomorrow’s up-and-coming superstars.
The celebrations are as diverse and dynamic as the city of Chicago itself. You can make your way to every kind of Fest imaginable: RibFest, Edge Fest, Burger Fest, Serb Fest, Festa Italiana, Brazil Fest, and the North Coast Music Fest, just to name a few. If you come to Illinois between August 29 and September 1, you won’t want to miss the premier Chicago Jazz Festival, a lakefront Labor Day tradition.
Whether you stumble upon a fun summer festival or you have planned your whole trip around the party, reserve your room at our conveniently located, comfortable hotel to relax and unwind near this summer’s hotspots.
Want to see what fun events coincide with your Chicago trip? Take a look at the schedule here: http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/festival_events_dates.html.