Taste of Chicago is the nation’s premier outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago’s dining community. The delicious array of food served at Taste of Chicago is complemented by music and exciting activities for the entire family. Every summer since 1980
The Chicago Blues Festival is the largest free blues festival in the world and remains the largest of Chicago’s Music Festivals.
The Grant Park Music Festival presents 30+ concerts in Millennium Park each summer between mid-June and mid-August. Concerts are typically on Wednesdays and Fridays at 6:30pm and Saturdays at 7:30 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. Other free events include open rehearsals, docent-led talks, and recitals.