Fun in the August City Sun

There are many festivals and events that go on in Chicago throughout the summer, but this month there are three in particular that make Chicago a great destination for summer fun.

  • Lollapalooza

  • Lollapalooza is a 3 day music festival held in Grant Park. It features over 130 artists of many different genera’s, but music is not the only thing Lollapalooza has. Amenities and activities include Morphie’s phone charging lounge, Camelbak’s water filling station, and an Uncorked Wine Lounge. Unfortunately, tickets for the main event are sold out, but there are spots available for the After Shows.

  • To learn more about Lollapalooza, including tickets and activities, click here.

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  • Air & Water Show

  • For 55 years, the Chicago Air and Water Show has impressed the public with daredevil maneuvers on both air and water. This year feature a wide array of headliners including the Firebirds Delta Team and Team Aerostars. Best viewed from the Fullerton to Oak Street beach, the show will be held August 17 and 18 from 10AM-3PM, both days.

  • For more information on the Air and Water Show, click here.

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    Jazz Fest

  • Not till the very end of August, but full of exciting festivities is the Chicago Jazz Festival. Since 1979 the Chicago Jazz Festival has showcased the talent of Chicago’s Jazz artists. Located in Millennium Park as well as the Chicago Cultural Center, the fest runs August 29 – September 1.

  • To learn more about Chicago Jazz Festival, click here.

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