Pop-up restaurants, prix-fixe meals, a beer garden, a wine bar, and musical performances by Robert Plant, Neon Trees, and Estelle.
Headliners at Petrillo Music Shell include Fun., Robert Plant, Jill Scott, Robin Thicke, Canasta, and Kelly Hogan.
The megafestival features the Cure, Mumford & Sons, Nine Inch Nails, the Postal Service, Queens of the Stone Age, the National, Local Natives, Cat Power, Alt-J, and more.
Ferrari-only parking takes over Monroe Street for one day of car ogling. In addition to a slew of Ferraris there will be face painting, live music, open wine and cappuccino bars, and lunch buffet. $30
A string of collaborations between the Grant Park Orchestra, guest conductors, and musicians from around the globe—this summer’s lineup runs the gamut from a Shostakovich symphony to a performance by Pink Martini.
The melodies of Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, and Billie Holiday are revived in this series of jazz performances throughout the Loop, beginning at the Chicago Cultural Center and moving into Millennium Park.
Wadada Leo Smith, Atomic, Robert Glasper, and Jason Moran are a few of the the notable names performing. Opening day takes place at the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington), before moving to Pritzker Pavilion that night.
Wine, live music, and cooking demonstrations. $10-$29
Live cooking demonstrations, tastings, and book signings featuring some of the city’s finest chefs. $159 single-day pass, $265 weekend pass