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Chicago in Summer

Festival Season in the Windy City

Celebrate Chicago’s world-renowned festivals! The culture, food, music and history throughout our city by the lake all conveniently located near the Kimpton Gray Hotel. Check out just a few of the event highlights below.

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Sueños Chicago

Get to Grant Park this May to experience all-new multi-day Latin music festival, Sueños. World-class production and a curated experience that will leave you with festival memories to last forever.

May 25-26, 2024

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Chicago Blues Festival

The largest free blues festival in the world, the Chicago Blues Festival treats fans to three days of live music across four stages citywide and in Millennium Park. The blues capital of the world includes alumni like Ray Charles, B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor, Shemekia Copeland, and Gary Clark Jr.

June 6-9, 2024

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Pride in the Park

Pride in the Park is Chicago’s annual outdoor music festival held in Grant Park featuring LGBTQ+ performers, artists, vendors and more!

June 22-23, 2024

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Pitchfork Music Festival

Pitchfork Music Festival at Chicago’s Union Park showcases the best up-and-coming music from around the world, as well as special performances from touring stalwarts and legends alike.

July 19-21, 2024

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Lollapalooza is a four-day music festival that takes over historic Grant Park in Downtown Chicago, alongside the beautiful Chicago skyline and the shores of Lake Michigan.

August 1-4, 2024

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Windy City Smokeout

Chicago’s country music, BBQ & beer festival held outside the iconic United Center. Get four-day tickets to see Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, Sam Hunt, Willie Nelson & more!

July 11-14, 2024

Plan Your Summer Trip to Chicago

Kimpton Gray Hotel keeps you in the loop on all the festivals available to visit and provides the ultimate Chicago summer experience. Talk to our team to plan your trip today.

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