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Spring Festivals, Summer Festivals and Special Events are Back in Chicago for 2022!

Dates for 2022 spring/summer festivals and special events:

Maxwell Street Market (800 S. Desplaines St.): Sundays, April 3 – Dec. 18;

Chicago City Markets (citywide including Daley Plaza): May – October,

Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony and Parade (Daley Plaza and State Street): May 28;

Millennium Park Summer Workouts (Great Lawn): Saturdays, May 28 – Sept. 3;

Millennium Park Summer Film Series (Jay Pritzker Pavilion): Tuesdays, July 12 – Aug. 30;

Chicago Gospel Music Experience (Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park): June 4;

Chicago Blues Festival (citywide and at Millennium Park’s Jay Pritzker Pavilion): June 9–12, and

Taste of Chicago June 11, 18, 25 (in neighborhoods) and July 8–10 (Grant Park);

Millennium Park Summer Music Series (Jay Pritzker Pavilion): Mondays and Thursdays, June 20 – Aug. 18;

Chicago SummerDance (citywide) including pop-ups, special events, Night Out in the Parks events, and programs at the Spirit of Music Garden in Grant Park: select dates July 6 – Sept. 17;

Chicago Air and Water Show (North Avenue Beach and along the Lakefront): 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 20 -21; practice runs Aug. 19;

Year of Chicago Dance Showcase (Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park): Aug. 27;

Chicago Jazz Festival (citywide and Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park ): Sept. 1–4; and

Chicago House Music Experience (Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park): Sept. 16, plus community events, dates TBA;

SummerDance Celebration (Jay Pritzker Pavilion and throughout Millennium Park); Sept. 17, and

World Music Festival Chicago (citywide): Sept. 30 – Oct. 9;


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