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Grant Park

Park · Grant Park
337 E Randolph Dr (at Michigan Ave), Chicago, IL 60601, United States
Hours:
Open until 11:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 6:00 AM–11:00 PM

Proudly referred to as Chicago's "front yard," Grant Park is a public park, 319 acres located in Chicago’s central business district in the Loop Community area. Grant Park’s most notable features include Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum Campus.

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  • lollapalooza
  • nice park
  • music
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  • scenic views
  • chicago skyline
  • hot chocolate
  • gardens
  • biking
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  • Joseph L.
    Lovely stroll around a large park
    Joseph Legasto · 2 weeks ago
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  • George T.
    Very peaceful and lovely place!
    George Tsonev · April 23
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  • Angie O.
    Love walking around in this park in any time of the year.
    Angie Osmanski · March 21
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  • Paris L.
    Don't like the crowds in Millennium Park? Grant park is a perfect place to quietly roam through gardens, gaze at fountains and artwork, and reconnect with nature. Perfect for a summer night.
    Paris L · March 16
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  • Jonathan F.
    The park is the largest green space in the city and the best place to see all the non-green spaces surrounding it. It hosts many events throughout the year and there are many more ways to get here.
    Jonathan Ferrera · December 19, 2015
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  • Nick F.
    Awesome park, great venue for Lollapalooza
    Nick Fruendt · December 4, 2015
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  • Diego F.
    Nice Park .
    Diego F · December 1, 2015
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  • Allison K.
    Awesome park during any season!! Activities are year round! Definitely go ice skating in the winter
    Allison Kaminski · September 9, 2015
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  • Chris F.
    Pretty landscaping and great for people watching
    Chris F · September 8, 2015
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  • Priya T.
    Lots of geese! And the fountain is pretty. Don't bother waiting for the hourly water show - wasn't worth it!
    Priya Tungrus · August 24, 2015
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  • Fodor's Travel
    The Chicago Blues Festival lasts for three days and has featured the legendary B.B. King, Buddy Guy, and Etta James in past years.
    Fodor's Travel · August 21, 2015
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  • Wrigley F.
    Lolla repairs won't be done until 3rd week of September 2015?! 🌿🍂🍁🍃🌳🌲😁
    Wrigley Fielder · August 15, 2015
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  • Carl W.
    The Scenery is beautiful
    Carl Ward · August 12, 2015
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  • Craig M.
    Great place for a concert!
    Craig Middleton · August 12, 2015
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  • Louis K.
    Beautiful place to walk around. Hang out by the fountain!
    Louis Klieger · August 2, 2015
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  • Kirstjen L.
    Get a picnic from one of the casual spots across the street, sit with your sweetie & read a book. Great people watching, too.
    Kirstjen Lorenz · July 28, 2015
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  • Paula F.
    It's a very good park to walk with no rush. Enjoy yourself amd choose wicho direction you want to take.
    Paula Freire · July 28, 2015
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  • 🌹Sun!
    Buckingham foundation!💧💦
    🌹Sun! · July 7, 2015
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  • M A.
    The Fountain is so beautiful !!!
    M ALDossary · May 20, 2015
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  • Joseph B.
    The park itself is rather plain (and plane). It's the events that take place AT the park that earn the praise or scorn.
    Joseph Blewitt · April 27, 2015
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  • Jacqueline E.
    Grant Park, Check out Freebie, its awesome! Read more
    Jacqueline Espino · April 21, 2015
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  • Blake B.
    City scene from the park looking north.
    Blake Britton · April 7, 2015
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  • Blake B.
    Beautiful scenery
    Blake Britton · April 7, 2015
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  • Blake B.
    The Michigan Avenue Wall as seen from "The Bean."
    Blake Britton · April 7, 2015
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  • Kelly W.
    Nothing but snow and an breath-taking view here in the winter.
    Kelly Wong · February 17, 2015
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  • John B.
    Garden's and picnic spots. ;)
    John Broccardo · February 7, 2015
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  • Ku M.
    All cool races start here
    Ku Mays · October 15, 2014
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  • kevin j.
    Round 2! #chicagomarathon
    kevin jimenez · October 12, 2014
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  • Duncan P.
    The chicago skyline is an amazing backdrop during lollapalooza
    Duncan PJ · September 2, 2014
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  • Amelia
    Offers so much: baseball/softball fields, tennis courts, beach volleyball, and jogging/biking trails
    Amelia · August 23, 2014
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  • Alex
    Go straight to the Bean and take a selfie.
    Alex · August 18, 2014
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  • Man_Used👽👾👽
    Location was beauty.
    Man_Used👽👾👽 · August 9, 2014
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  • Ken M.
    Checking out Chicago!
    Ken Mallinson · August 8, 2014
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  • The Wall Street Journal
    This amazing acreage hosts music fests, innovative plays…and presidential acceptance speeches watched by 100,000 attendees. Read more
    The Wall Street Journal · August 3, 2014
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  • ✞CONSTANTINE ✞
    Grant Park has the Buckingham Palace in the center as its focal point and a park that is used for the famous Lollapalooza. Buckingham Fountain is beyond gorgeous, especially at night...
    ✞CONSTANTINE ✞ · March 27, 2014
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  • Jennie
    Ride your bike here! Dunno why the lights to cross the street take so long though.
    Jennie · August 28, 2013
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  • ANTHONY P.
    U do see some wierd things, but overall, great place for photos!
    ANTHONY PARRA · August 20, 2013
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  • Jaysyn L.
    Buckingham Fountain look familiar to you? It's featured in the opening title sequence on "Married With Children". Move here and work in a shoe store. Whoaaaah Bundy!!!
    Jaysyn Longoria · August 20, 2013
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  • Dory M.
    Lollapalooza weekend!
    Dory Maciel · August 4, 2013
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  • Aaron C.
    Right in the heart of the city. A must walk day or night. Lot's of greenery, great views of Lake Michigan and the city. Special events going on all the time. Buckingham Fountain sits within.
    Aaron Cruz · July 24, 2013
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  • Karen C.
    Lalapooluza is setting up
    Karen Cabby · July 23, 2013
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  • Emily C.
    Hula hoop here it's a hoot
    Emily Canibano · July 21, 2013
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  • Alex G.
    BLACKHAWKS BABY! THIS FRIDAY RALLY FOR THE CHAMPIONS
    Alex Guadian · June 27, 2013
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  • Hollie M.
    At the top of every hour, the fountain sprays really high. If you're not trying to get wet, walk around.
    Hollie Morris · June 14, 2013
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  • Chicago Park District
    Buckingham Fountain is open for the 2013 season, daily from 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/clarence-f-buckingham-memorial-fountain/
    Chicago Park District · May 2, 2013
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  • K12 Inc
    Did you know? Grant Park dates back to the 1830's and is one of the oldest parks in the city. It's historically significant for hosting the 1893 World Exposition and being a site along Route 66. Read more
    K12 Inc · April 3, 2013
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  • Emily C.
    Summer festivals.
    Emily Clift · February 27, 2013
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  • Sara O.
    This place hosts some of the city's biggest & best outdoor events <3 Notably, LOLLAPALOOZA!
    Sara O · December 25, 2012
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  • Jake S.
    If you can, head here during the week for a relaxing, peaceful visit without many other people around.
    Jake Smith · September 25, 2012
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  • Dave F.
    Watch out for tourists on Segways. I don't think they are watching out for you.
    Dave Floyd · September 17, 2012
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