Millennium Park offers a wide variety of summertime attractions, and they’re free of charge! Here are our 5 favorite events happening at the park, now celebrating its 10th anniversary.
1. Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras – Tour of China Send-off Concert
On Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra performs its final concerts before going on tour to China. Blue Man Group Chicago will make a special appearance.
2. An Evening with Richard Thompson & His Electric Trio
Known for their invention of British Folk Rock, world-renowned guitarist Richard Thompson performs his Millennium Park debut on Monday, June 16, 2014 with a solo acoustic set followed by a full electric set with his trio.
3. Broadway in Chicago Summer Concert
Hosted by ABC 7 Chicago’s Janet Davies, Ryan Chiaverini and Val Warner on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 6 p.m., this concert showcases a sampling of Broadway in Chicago shows.
4. Chicago Dancing Festival Celebration of Dance
In its 8th season of free dance performances, multiple dance companies join together for a unique show at Jay Pritzker Pavilion on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
5. Millennium Park Workouts
Get fit in one of the most unique outdoor workout spaces this summer! Every Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., Millennium Park offers 45-minute classes including Tai Chi, Yoga, Pilates and Zumba. Click here to see the full schedule and featured teachers.
Visit millenniumpark.org for a full calendar of summer events. See you there!