Jay Pritzker Pavilion

Music Venue and Performing Arts Venue
Millennium Park (btwn Columbus Dr & Michigan Ave), Chicago, IL 60602, United States
Hours:
Open until 11:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 6:00 AM–11:00 PM
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9.5/10

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    Louis S.
    "amazing live music picnic experience."(16 Tips)
    Roberto A.
    "August always brings the Chicago Dancing Festival!"(2 Tips)
    venessa t.
    "Bring your picnic basket and a bottle of wine!"(7 Tips)
    Ed F.
    "Come listen to the great jazz!!!"(3 Tips)
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  • Sassy P.

    Movies in the park!

    Sassy Pantz · 1 day ago
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  • Jacqueline E.

    Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Check out Freebie, its awesome! Read more

    Jacqueline Espino · 2 weeks ago
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  • Kristen P.

    It's not a real Chicago summer if you don't see a show here at least once.

    Kristen Pengelly · 2 weeks ago
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  • Faithe M.

    Free concerts during the summer!

    Faithe Mason · 3 weeks ago
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  • Mehmet Y.

    Modern dizaynlı bir açıkhava tiyatrosu,gösteri izlemek isterdim

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  • Joseph B.

    Superb sound; there's not a bad seat in the house!

    Joseph Blewitt · April 28
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  • Chris V.

    Great pavilion and open air music venue in Chicago!

    Chris Vicente · March 29
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  • Ashley S.

    Free summer concert series on Mondays!

    Ashley Sheeran · January 22
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  • Hilmar

    Good music

    Hilmar · September 16, 2014
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  • Sebastian G.

    Free concert! World Music Festival

    Sebastian Garcia · September 13, 2014
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  • Roberto A.

    August always brings the Chicago Dancing Festival!

    Roberto Agnes · August 20, 2014
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  • Debbie P.

    Broadway music in the park

    Debbie Parquette · August 18, 2014
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  • Anamaria H.

    If you're in the lawn, sit as close as you can. In the back, you can't hear the music over people clinking their glasses and getting publicly drunk.

    Anamaria Hernandez · August 16, 2014
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  • Jason R.

    Great place to relax and hear good music

    Jason R. · August 11, 2014
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  • Kevin D.

    Free Concerts all Summer!

    Kevin Dulin · August 11, 2014
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  • DocWatson1

    Free... Concerts all summer long.

    DocWatson1 · June 9, 2014
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  • Rafael G.

    Verano es la época ideal, la gente organiza su picnic.

    Rafael Gomez · November 8, 2013
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  • Let's Go Road Trippin

    Excellent place to see a free concert in the summer

    Let's Go Road Trippin · October 23, 2013
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  • David B.

    Free jazz fest!

    David Bakal · September 2, 2013
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  • Ed F.

    Come listen to the great jazz!!!

    Ed F · September 1, 2013
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  • Jacob D.

    Always lay down in the grass Anne observe the sky

    Jacob Deme · August 14, 2013
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  • Yvonne M.

    Chaka Khan performed live, along with opening act Funkadesi. Two really nice performances!

    Yvonne Mitchell · July 29, 2013
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  • Kate C.

    This area is one of my favorite spots in Chicago. Great view--wonderful free events in the summer.

    Kate Calisto · July 28, 2013
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  • Gil I.

    Perfect night spent! Gather up your classy friends! Bring some elegant wine bust out your meat and cheese boards. Drink, Veg out, laugh, listen and enjoy the beauty that emulates from the stage

    Gil Izaguirre · July 25, 2013
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  • Dustin J.

    From MD but had a great time exploring the pavilion. Chitown, you have a great city!

    Dustin J. · July 23, 2013
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  • Ashland T.

    NYC doesn't even have anything this consistent, this great, nor an amazing outdoor venue like this.

    Ashland Thomas · July 11, 2013
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  • Tarra T.

    Summer Tuesday movie in the park at 730.

    Tarra Thomas · July 10, 2013
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  • Sean K.

    Sound actually seems to be better near the back of the pavilion towards the edge of the lawn.

    Sean K · July 5, 2013
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  • Jon

    All summer long, Baby😃👍✨☀😎🎶🎵😄

    Jon · June 4, 2013
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  • William S.

    A hugemongous place

    William Santoyo · June 3, 2013
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  • Brian M.

    This place is AWESOME!!! I Totally Recommend This Venue For Concerts... Not A Bad Seat Anywhere and The Sound Is GREAT!!!

    Brian Musielak · June 2, 2013
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  • Kay B.

    The view from the choral balcony (inside looking out) is quite extraordinary, especially when you've been on the outside looking at the stage.

    Kay Burnett · April 5, 2013
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  • InterContinental Hotels & Resorts

    Enjoy the serenity of the great lawn, where locals and tourists alike come with their blankets, chairs and picnic baskets to listen to the many free concerts held there. Read more

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  • Elisa

    Se puede presenciar la ópera "Carmen" una noche de verano -> http://elisaserendipity.blogspot.com/2012/09/millenium-park-chicago-2012-cloud.html

    Elisa · September 11, 2012
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  • Kay B.

    Sitting in the grass. Viewing the skyline at dusk & beyond. Enjoying the company of friends. Priceless!

    Kay Burnett · September 9, 2012
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  • Jeffrey Z.

    Bandshell strikingly designed by Frank Gehry in 1999, opened 2004. Widely considered a highlight ("anchor," "crown jewel") of Chicago's Millennium Park.

    Jeffrey Zeldman · September 8, 2012
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  • Chuck D.

    Beer lines are terrible so get multiples

    Chuck Droege · August 23, 2012
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  • Neil P.

    Security should spend more time kicking out the homeless begging for money, or trying to sell stuff...

    Neil P · August 7, 2012
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  • Shannon H.

    There are plenty of FREE concerts put on by the City of Chicago during the summer time. Grab a blanket and make a picnic out of it! Yes open alcohol is allowed in Millenium park!

    Shannon Heath · July 24, 2012
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  • Brittany K.

    Bring a bottle of your own wine and cups. They allow you to byob, even saw people bring pizza and snacks.

    Brittany King · July 21, 2012
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  • Chicago Dancing Festival

    Bring your picnic blanket for "Dancing Under the Stars" as part of the 2012 Chicago Dancing Festival! Use #CDF12 on Twitter! Read more

    Chicago Dancing Festival · June 25, 2012
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  • Matt L.

    Looks like beer cans are ok. I see NB Shift and Corona. Wish I had known.

    Matt LaFleur · June 12, 2012
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  • Alessandra F.

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    Alessandra Fissinger · May 14, 2012
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  • Grant Park Music Festival

    The 2012 Season Schedule for the Grant Park Music Festival in Millennium Park has been announced! Read more

    Grant Park Music Festival · February 22, 2012
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  • Aprendi

    Lyssette, una de nuestras viajeras, dice que los mejores conciertos son esos al aire libre en Chicago. ¿Estás de acuerdo? Cuéntanos en Aprendí. Read more

    Aprendi · December 14, 2011
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  • venessa t.

    Lots of free music in the summer. Bring your picnic basket and a bottle of wine!

    venessa tarbell · November 17, 2011
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  • Julia S.

    New Music Mondays has some of the best independent bands perform during the summer. If the band is popular, make sure to come early.

    Julia Styles · October 11, 2011
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  • Joe W.

    Chicago Food and Wine this weekend.

    Joe White · September 23, 2011
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  • Mark A.

    The classical summer concerts are always packed but the jazz concerts every Thursday in July and August are just as good with much smaller crowds.

    Mark Allen · September 21, 2011
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  • Amanda Michelle J.

    Take a peek at this awesome stage!

    Amanda Michelle Jones · September 1, 2011
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